04 Sep '11, 4am

US regulator files suit against big banks

The US regulator is filing legal suits against several big banks for the subprime mortgages that were sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. More details here: http://slatest.slate.com/posts/2011/09/02/mortage_lawsuits_big_banks_to_be_sued_by_federal_regulator_over_.html I expect that the legal fallout can be quite serious for the global economy.

Full article: http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2011/09/us-regulator-files...

Files from Gaddafi's intelligence archives appear to show deep cooperation between CIA, MI6 & former Libyan regime

Files from Gaddafi's intelligence archives appe...

straitstimes.com 03 Sep '11, 11pm

Files unearthed from Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence archives and seen by AFP on Saturday appear to document deep cooperati...

C.I.A. & Libyan Spies: "Close Relations" Revealed By Files | Care2 Causes

C.I.A. & Libyan Spies: "Close Relations" Reveal...

care2.com 03 Sep '11, 7pm

Hot tubs, flat screen TVs and photographs of Condoleeza Rice are just some what of what’s been found in Gaddafi’s Bab al-A...

US banks $145m on developing cheaper, better solar energy

US banks $145m on developing cheaper, better so...

greenbang.com 02 Sep '11, 3pm

Extreme balance-of-system (BOS) hardware cost reductions – Nine projects to receive $42 million. These projects will condu...

Wikileaks Decides to Release All Files | Care2 Causes

Wikileaks Decides to Release All Files | Care2 ...

care2.com 02 Sep '11, 2am

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has decided to release all 251,287 of the United States diplomatic cables that h...

Hurricane Irene Breaches Outer Banks [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene Breaches Outer Banks [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Aug '11, 9pm

Flood waters from Hurricane Irene sliced through portions of Highway 12 on North Carolina’s Hatteras Island. Highway 12, w...

What Would the US Look Like if 1/2 of Us Were Obese in 20 Years?

What Would the US Look Like if 1/2 of Us Were O...

planetgreen.discovery.com 02 Sep '11, 4pm

published a study last week that predicted by 2030 50 percent of the population would be obese , that’s 164 million Americ...

Lawsuit charges Windows 7 smartphones noted the...

straitstimes.com 02 Sep '11, 3am

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Microsoft on Thursday was in the crosshairs of a lawsuit charging that smartphones powered by Window...

The Big Uneasy

loe.org 27 Aug '11, 4pm

GELLERMAN: According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest and costliest hurricane in US hi...

#Solar power innovator Solyndra files for bankr...

treehugger.com 31 Aug '11, 4pm

Solar power tech innovator Solyndra has announced it will be filing for bankruptcy. 1,100 full time and temporary employee...

Why is a Big Mac cheaper than salad?

Why is a Big Mac cheaper than salad?

thefinance.sg 28 Aug '11, 7am

Why is a Big Mac cheaper than salad? by Drizzt on August 28, 2011 The answer lies in the level of subsidies provided to an...

Did Gaddafi have a crush on ex-US secretary of ...

straitstimes.com 26 Aug '11, 4am

February 15-19: Inspired by revolts in other Arab countries, including neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt, a rebellion breaks ...

First Takes: US Navy Commits $500M to Biofuels, VW Bets Big on Renewables, & More

First Takes: US Navy Commits $500M to Biofuels,...

greenbiz.com 30 Aug '11, 3pm

The government is looking for at least a one-to-one matching investment from the private sector for the three-year project...

Google files ‘Spot’ trademark, registers domains for programming language

Google files ‘Spot’ trademark, registers domain...

fusible.com 27 Aug '11, 9am

Google files ‘Spot’ trademark, registers domains for programming language J.B. | August 27, 2011 | Comments 0 Comments Twe...

Wooo! Jamie Oliver Reportedly Opening First U.S. Restaurant

Wooo! Jamie Oliver Reportedly Opening First U.S...

ecorazzi.com 02 Sep '11, 5pm

Even though there won’t be a season three of Jamie Oliver’s reality series “Food Revolution”, it appears that he’ll still ...

Wild Horses of NC Outer Banks Survive Hurricane Irene

Wild Horses of NC Outer Banks Survive Hurricane...

care2.com 01 Sep '11, 10am

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