Pelosi: Gov't doesn't have 'spending problem'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Sunday downplayed concerns about federal spending levels, arguing that Republicans’ laserlike focus on budget cuts is misplaced. “It isn’t as more…

Bird-flipping girl apologizes to judge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCMIAMI) — What began as a young South Florida woman’s defiant profanity and waving of the middle finger to a judge earlier this week turned into an etiquette more…

Will asteroid knock out your phone service?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Scientists have dismissed fears an asteroid due to whizz past the Earth on Friday will 'destroy London' - but it could take out vital telecommunications satellites. more…

Iran: 'Death to America' chant on revolution day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched on Sunday in Tehran and other cities chanting “Death to America” as Iran marked the 34th anniversary of the Islamic more…

China eclipses U.S. as biggest trading nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s biggest trading nation last year as measured by the sum of exports and imports of goods, official figures more…

Paterno family blasts 'rush to injustice'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — The family of late Pennsylvania State University head football coach Joe Paterno released a report Sunday that slammed a university-funded study last year that found that more…

Teacher pours pencil shavings in boy's mouth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DFW.CBSLOCAL) — Marquis Jay pulls out a pencil sharpener and shows the amount of shavings inside, “She poured the pencil shavings in my mouth.” The 8th grader at more…

Dad pays daughter to stay off Facebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Every person has their price, and for a 14-year-old Boston girl, her price to quit Facebook is $200. Paul Baier and his daughter entered into a more…

LAPD to re-examine killer cop's firing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner's claim in an online "manifesto" that his career was undone by racist colleagues conspiring against him comes at more…

China steps up buying in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) The deals getting the green light so far are smaller. Last week, U.S. regulators approved the Chinese acquisition of a U.S. battery maker despite political more…