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Anti-whaling ships drive Japanese whalers from Antarctica

Anti-whaling harassment, rising diplomatic pressure and a waning appetite for whale meat in Japan are threatening the Japanese whale hunt.
Photo of an anti-whating ship.

Will the Internet win the Nobel Prize in 2010?

Will the Internet win Nobel Prize? It is among 237 other nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Find out where our priorities lie.
nobel prize

LGBT group lobbies UK Parliament for heterosexual equality

On behalf of opposite-sex and same-sex couples, LGBT group OutRage! is campaigning U.K. Parliament for heterosexual equality in partnerships.
Evening photograph of Big Ben and the houses of British Parliament

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

UK Office of Fair Trading says no to payday loan rate cap

The United Kingdom's Office of Fair Trading has ruled that a payday loan rate cap is unnecessary and would harm free market competition…
A T-shirt parody of the "Enjoy Coke" logo. This shirt reads "Enjoy Capitalism." Part of capitalism is a free market economy that would not restrict the payday loan with unnecessary (or even harmful) rate caps.

Extradition of Viktor Bout, the Merchant of Death, angers Russia

Viktor Bout, a Russian suspected of global arms dealing, was extradited to the U.S. from Thailand on Tuesday to face terrorism charges...
viktor bout merchant of death wares

The elusive peace in Kashmir

There is still hope of peace with both Pakistan and India, but long-term solutions haven't been found to implement peace to last in Kashmir.
An elderly woman from Kashmir

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Romanian birds drank themselves to death on wine

In yet another mass animal die-off, dozens of birds were found dead in Romania. However, these birds died for a much more pedestrian reason.
Starlings

President Hamid Karzai says he takes bags of cash from Iran

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has admitted he gets “bags of cash” from Iran and the U.S. Yet is he the best rule that money can buy?
Photo of Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the recent World Economic Forum at Davos.

ASEAN and its role in border disputes among members

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has a vital role in resolving and preventing conflicts, but there is a growing need to intervene.
The ASEAN Organization

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

US embassy in Tripoli shuttered with Libya sanctions pending

The U.S. embassy in Tripoli has been mostly evacuated. Economic sanctions against Libya are going to be implemented soon.
Gadhafi

Couple staying married as they become priest and nun

A married couple in Germany has converted to the Roman Catholic church, and both have taken vows as a nun and priest. They will remain married.
Photo of a nun.

Oil rig explosion | Transocean Deepwater Horizon on fire

The offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, operated by Transocean, is still burning. How many were injured and who is responding? READ ON...
Offshore oil drilling rig

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

Top 10 ways to help Haiti

If you are in a position to help, here are the top 10 ways you can help the Haitian people following the tremendous earthquake.

Diplomats react differently to WikiLeaks and Cablegate

Reactions from diplomats and governments have been mixed to WikiLeaks and "Cablegate." Some condemn the release, while others approve of it.
Benjamin Netanyahu

Obama wants KORUS, a NAFTA-style Korea free trade agreement

President Obama has endorsed KORUS, a Korea Free Trade agreement that will allegedly bring jobs. But critics see another NAFTA coming.
Cover of a Korean graphic novel about Barack Obama.

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

Libyan crisis inflates fuel and food prices, says UN

The Libyan crisis has halted oil production there, causing oil to exceed $100 per barrel. Global food prices have shot up as a result.
Gallons of milk on a supermarket shelf.

UK election results in a hung parliament

The UK election results are in, and Great Britain has a hung parliament. That means the British Government is powerless. What will they do?
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