A Georgia man has filed a lawsuit against contractor KBR and its former parent company, Halliburton, saying the companies exposed everyone at Joint Base Balad in Iraq to unsafe water, food and hazardous fumes from the burn pit there.
As we all know, the powers-that-be at the Federal Reserve, in the federal government, and on Wall Street are trying their best to make sure that prices do not come down. But, wouldn’t this be an ideal time for food prices to come down, so that people in dire financial straights can better afford to keep food on the table?
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday that Canada's governor general has allowed him to suspend Parliament, postponing a no-confidence vote from his opponents he was likely to lose.
Declassified U.S. government documents show that while Saddam Hussein was gassing Iraqi Kurds, the U.S. opposed punishing Iraq with a trade embargo because it was cultivating Iraq as an ally against Iran and as a market for U.S. farm exports.
The Australian government is due to start a series of field trials this month in order to filter websites that are harmful to children. Many from the internet industry and freedom of speech groups fear that if the filtering system is implemented, then other illegal content as well as material the government deems inappropriate could be added and blocked i...
The Swedish Tax Agency is sending letters to parents who take too long giving first names to children for the tax registry. The letters, which the agency began sending this year, inform parents that Swedish law requires them to give their children names before they are 3 months old. Non-compliant parents could face fines of up to $1,200.
Nations began signing a treaty banning cluster bombs Wednesday in a move that supporters hope will shame the U.S., Russia and China and other non-signers into abandoning weapons blamed for maiming and killing civilians.
One man is destined to crush what we have built. He is the founder of Monster Cable Inc. (a company that makes Audio cables) and he’s suing us for “Trademark Infringement”.
Several Israeli-based technology companies are developing detection systems that pick up signs of emotional strain -- a psychological red flag that a passenger may intend to commit an act of terror.
American International Group Inc., the insurer that said yesterday it scrapped bonuses for top executives after a U.S. bailout, will still pay 130 managers "cash awards" to stay with the firm, including $3 million to retirement services chief Jay Wintrob.