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Can WTO Deliver on Its Trade Deal?

December 9, 2013 9:45 am

Rare – and for the euro zone, welcome – news. A drop in the German trade surplus – taking it to 16.8 billion euros, where 18 billion had been expected. The lower number means Germany is buying a bit more from European neighbours – doing a bit more to boost their struggling economies. International trade […]

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Greece Seeks Financial Freedom

December 9, 2013 9:45 am

It's become depressingly familiar for Greeks, a budget packed with austerity cuts, this one passed early on Sunday morning, bringing with it 3 billion euros of new austerity measures. But according to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, there's light at the end of the tunnel.

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TSA Raked in Half a Million Dollars in Forgotten Change

December 9, 2013 9:43 am

Last year, the Transportation Security Administration, commonly known as the TSA, raked in over a half a million dollars in forgotten change.

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Adored Chinese Princess Is Really a Prince

December 9, 2013 9:42 am

A beautiful young woman in China, who has become an Internet sensation capturing the hearts of many, is actually a 21-year old guy.

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Scientists Say 120,000 Cubic Miles Of Fresh Water Under Sea

December 9, 2013 9:41 am

Scientists in Australia believe there are about 120,000 cubic miles of water underneath the ocean floor — 100 times more than we have used since 1900.

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New American Airlines Emerges As Deal Closes

December 9, 2013 9:40 am

American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline. (Dec. 9)

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World´s Largest Ship ´Prelude´ Floats for First Time

December 9, 2013 9:39 am

When construction is complete, the 'Prelude-FLNG' will be the largest ship in the world. It was recently hauled out of the ship yard and floated for the very first time. When construction is finished, Shell Oil Company will use the ship for production of natural gas. Completion is expected in 2014. Andrew Dymburt has more.

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Tech Giants Tell US: Limit Spying

December 9, 2013 9:37 am

Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and four other American Internet rivals have teamed up to tell the U.S. it's gone too far. They're demanding in an open letter that the government curb its massive collection of personal data.

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Homeowner jumped into pond to help Florida plane crash victims

December 9, 2013 9:20 am

Crime scene tape still has many neighbors blocked off from the site of Sunday’s plane crash that killed three people in a quiet community east of downtown Jacksonville. One man living inside the roped off area is still rattled. The twin-engine Cessna 310 came down about 30 feet from his house in the retention pond […]

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Singer Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger’s Diagnosis

December 9, 2013 9:17 am

Singer Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger’s Diagnosis WebMD Health News By Peter Russell Reviewed by Sheena Meredith, MD More from WebMD Generic Drug May Ease Autism in Children Air Pollution May Raise Autism Risk Flu During Pregnancy May Be Linked to Autism Risk Early Autism Treatment Benefits Kids’ Brains Dec. 9, 2013 — The singer Susan […]

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