At least 3 dead in quake in eastern Turkey, and 50 more remained buried under rubble from a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, officials said.
Italy at breaking point, Merkel calls for "new Europe". Italian borrowing costs reached breaking point Wednesday after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's insistence on elections instead of an interim government opened the way to prolonged instability and delays to long-promised economic reforms.
Occupy Vancouver death dooms protest camp. Police say a woman died at hospital after she was taken by ambulance from the Occupy Vancouver tent city on Saturday. (Chad Pawson/CBC)
Confidence in Cuban market confirmed. 3,000 exhibitors from 60 countries • Economic growth for 2011 estimated at 2.9%
The Politics of Sex. As many gender activists feared, there has been a backsliding on gender equality under Jacob Zuma's administration. Taking their cue from the top, even men who consider themselves to be politically progressive lapse into questionable sexual conduct, rather than promoting just and respectful human relationships.
The Tweaker: The real genius of Steve Jobs. In the eulogies that followed Jobs’s death, last month, he was repeatedly referred to as a large–scale visionary and inventor. But Isaacson’s biography suggests that he was much more of a tweaker. Malcolm Gladwell reports.
CDC Director Arrested for Child Molestation and Bestiality . New revelation about high ranking CDC official who played a key role in the H1N1 propaganda scare, and pushed vaccines on young children… This evidences her lack of integrity and concern for children should finally settle your trust issue. Isn’t it time to look elsewhere for advice?
Third-world America: Michigan city cuts power, removes street lights due to inability to pay electric bill (NaturalNews) In response to financial problems, some US cities are choosing to cut basic public services like trash collection, fire and police forces, and road repair just to stay afloat. But one city in Michigan has decided to cut its power instead...
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Stocks End Down Over 3% on Euro Zone Fears, DOW Down 389.24 Points
Adobe abandons work on Flash plug-in for mobile devices. The news comes a day after Adobe revealed plans to axe 750 posts as part of an effort to place more focus on digital media and digital marketing. The cuts are being made in Europe and North America and represent more than 7% of the company's workforce.
Link repaired: Hold WE Energies Accountable. A massive bluff collapse on last Monday at a Milwaukee–area coal plant owned by WE Energies dumped a huge quantity of toxic coal ash into Lake Michigan, threatening the water supply of ten million Americans.