Last Updated: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 18:28 MEP Farage Apologises… To Bank Clerks UK Independence Party Member of European Parliament Nigel Farage has refused to back down over comments he directed toward EU chief and global governance proponent Herman van Rompuy during a speech in front of the EU parliament last week.
Critics take dim view of Logan body scanners Full-body scanners that perform what critics call a “virtual strip search” of airplane passengers are being unveiled at Logan International Airport next week, federal authorities said.
2010 Brings First Tornado-Free February While the so-called Snowmageddon and Snowicane tm blizzards that book-ended the month got much of the nation’s attention, not a single tornado was reported in the United States during February 2010.
Muslims Are Their Own Worst Enemy Muslims are numerous but powerless. Divisions among Muslims, especially between Sunni and Shi’ites, have consigned the Muslim Middle East to almost a century of Western control.
Dubai asks FBI to investigate terror ties to US Amid ongoing investigation of the terrorist murder of a Hamas commander in Dubai, the UAE police have asked the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to look into alleged ties of the suspects to Americans.
Bring Back Glass-Steagall Curbs for Banks: Bogle The government should restrict bank actitivities far more than proposed under the so-called Volcker plan, which would prevent banks from investing for their own accounts, John Bogle, founder of mutual fund giant Vanguard Group, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Perry capitalizes on anti-Obama sentiment Tuesday’s primary election to decide which Republican will run for Texas governor has put a spotlight on the party’s national identity crisis after it lost the White House to Democrats in 2008.
With new fighter in hand, Putin wants modern bombers The Chilean military has taken control of towns and cities affected by the earthquake, it was reported today, imposing curfews and guarding shops from looters as the death toll from the disaster rose to more than 700.
Faber: The Euro Has More To Fall, S&P Could Fall 20% Marc Faber appeared on Bloomberg today to talk stocks and currencies. Not surprisingly, he’s negative on US equities, and though he thinks the euro could rebound in the short-term (because it’s so oversold) he says there’s nothing good about the currency and that it could fall a lot further.