Coal industry dealt another setback as Oregon blocks export plan – will feds help?

Fox News - August 30, 2014 - 12:19am

The coal industry has been dealt another blow after a state agency in Oregon denied a key permit for a controversial terminal, marking the latest salvo in an escalating fight between coal exporters and fossil-fuel loathing environmentalists on the West Coast.

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DHS considering new security measures to intercept ‘foreign fighters’ returning from Syria

Fox News - August 30, 2014 - 12:11am

The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that officials are considering “additional security measures” to intercept foreign fighters who have joined up with radical militants overseas, on the heels of reports that two Americans have died fighting for the Islamic State in Syria.

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Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 11:01pm
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
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Ex-governor's corruption case closes

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.
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VIDEO: Ebola vaccine: Human trials to begin

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:42pm
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.
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Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:38pm
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
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George Galloway attacked on street

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:29pm
George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.
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The makeover that's divided a nation

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:00pm
The multi-million dollar makeover that's divided a nation
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Fort Hood shooter says he wants to become 'citizen' of Islamic State caliphate

Fox News - August 29, 2014 - 8:59pm

The convicted shooter in the Fort Hood massacre has written a letter to the leader of the Islamic State saying he wants to become a "citizen" of the caliphate, in the latest example of the terror group's reach inside the U.S.

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Italian lawyers urged to work faster

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 8:55pm
Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.
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Texas abortion provisions struck down

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 8:32pm
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.
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Krauthammer on Obama’s ISIS strategy: ‘This is a president who cannot decide’

Fox News - August 29, 2014 - 7:52pm

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the president’s declaration at a news conference that he has “no strategy” to deal with ISIS in Syria reflects the commander-in-chief’s indecision on the issue and his willingness to blame others for his lack of policy.

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Ecuador to bring in digital currency

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 7:44pm
Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.
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Making houses out of mushrooms

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 7:37pm
The natural resources used to make 'green' homes
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Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns

Fox News - August 29, 2014 - 6:56pm

Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager has resigned as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.

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Ukraine 'slipping out of control'

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 6:45pm
The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.
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Disowned gay teen speaks out

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 6:38pm
...but not discouraged - gay son in video row speaks out
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Viewpoint: Why Pakistanis crave stability

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 6:32pm
Why stability is all most Pakistanis really want
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Will ObamaCare mean the end of employer-provided insurance?

Fox News - August 29, 2014 - 6:28pm

President Obama's famous promise that “you can keep your plan and your doctor, no matter what” was not the only misleading argument he made for his health care plan. There is yet another controversy, with even bigger consequences, brewing for Americans who already have health care.

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Cave-in traps Nicaragua gold miners

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 6:14pm
Rescue workers in Nicaragua are trying to reach at least 24 workers trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in the north of the country.
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