Isabella Dutton, 57, says she wishes she had remained childless
‘I resented the time my children consumed. Like parasites, they took from me and didn’t give back’
My son Stuart was five days old when the realisation hit me like a physical blow: having a child had been the biggest mistake of my life.
Even now, 33 years on, I can still picture the scene: Stuart was asleep in his crib. He was [...]
Pope “quits” first time in 600 years.
Rockefellers flee to Fiji after they “stripped the US Federal Reserve System of all major assets, just as previously they had stripped Fort Knox of all deliverable, non-tungsten, gold.”
Congress leaves town for a quote “LONG WEEKEND” with no deal struck. Sequester hits the fan.
Head of DHS “quits” unexpectedly
“I extend my deepest appreciation to DHS Chief of Staff Noah Kroloff for his over four years [...]
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new survey released Thursday says young adults, between 18 and 33-years-old, are more stressed than any other generation.
USA Today says the online survey was conducted in August 2012 by Harris Interactive for the American Psychological Association and was taken by 2,020 U.S. adults (18 and older).
Results of the survey say the average stress level of adults in 2012 was 4.9 on a 10-point scale, where one means [...]
She never adress the nation on a random day. this WILL be big, the transition of power…
Possible stepping down( 33 years of reign)
ridicule me all you want, it’s coming
here’s a link to watch it online:
The Dutch Royal House says Queen Beatrix will deliver a nationally televised speech this evening and speculation is growing that the popular monarch will announce she is to abdicate.
Prince Willem-Alexander will carry the crown afterwards
Iran has banned crude oil and gas exports to the European Union (EU) in retaliation for the 27-nation bloc’s embargo on the Iranian energy sector.
“Exports of crude oil, [natural] gas liquids (NGL) and gas condensate to the European countries which have taken hostile stances on Iran will be halted until further notice,” Oil Ministry Spokesman Alireza Nikzad-Rahbar said Sunday.
US must respect Muslims’ sentiments to avoid attacks’
* Hussain Haroon says Pakistan-US relationship not equitable
Monday, September 24, 2012
WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah Hussain Haroon on Sunday said the US had to give due respect to the religious sentiments of Muslims if it wanted to stop attacks against American embassies.
“Is what happened in Pakistan a manifestation of the people of Pakistan? Yes. Of the government of Pakistan? No,” [...]
Unemployment ebbs and flows, but one measure of the nation’s economic health, average weekly wages, rarely dips.
Until now. In the latest demonstration of the struggling economy that threatens President Obama’s reelection, average weekly wages fell in 2011, one of only five declines since the category was created in 1978 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In a just-released review of employment in the nation’s largest 322 counties, BLS found that weekly [...]
Is ‘Death of Equities’ hoopla true?
Some 33 years ago, a deep pessimism among individual investors supposedly marked the start of a huge bull market for stocks. Except it didn’t. What about now?
Is this “The Death of Equities” all over again?
The BusinessWeek cover proclaiming “The Death of Equities” in big, bold white type on a black background in August 1979 is infamous as a contrary indicator for (supposedly) marking the bottom [...]
Pedro Hernandez picked up by police in Camden, New Jersey on Wednesday
Lived near Etan when he vanished and is known to investigators
Not one of the two men previously implicated in the case
Comes just weeks after investigators scoured handyman Othniel Miller’s SoHo basement for evidence – but yielded none
Comes nearly 33 years to the day since Etan disappeared – and could solve one of the country’s most enduring missing children cases
AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND (CBS) — Catalina Island is known for many things… its picturesque scenery, seafood and hiking, to name a few. But what about high gas prices?
For the past two weeks, gas prices on Catalina Island have been an average of $7 a gallon.
Stacy Dizon, who works at the Santa Catalina Island Co.-owned gas station on Pebbly Road, tells CBSLA that a gallon of regular unleaded on Saturday is $7.03.
White House on worst market drop since 2008: ‘Markets go up and down’ 1 hr 5 mins ago
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 512 points Thursday, erasing this year’s market gains, but the White House had little to say besides “markets go up and down.”
“I don’t have a specific reaction to the market. Markets go up and down,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The stock market is poised today to do something it has not done in over 33 years: Decline for nine straight sessions.
Jimmy Carter, shown in 2010, was president the last time the Dow industrials suffered a nine-day skid.
The last time the Dow Jones Industrial Average [...]
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece faced power outages on Monday as employees at the main power utility began 48-hour rolling strikes to protest the company’s privatization, part of austerity plans needed to avoid a national debt default.
The sell-off of state assets in the power company is a major step in a euro50 billion ($71 billion) privatization drive that must be [...]
Ammar Awad / Reuters
Anti-government protesters call Friday for an interim presidential council to prevent embattled president Ali Abdullah Saleh from returning to power.
SANAA, Yemen — Nearly 100,000 Yemenis protested Friday in a main square of the capital demanding that the wounded president, currently outside [...]
An anti-government protester flashes the victory sign during a demonstration to demand …
SANAA/TAIZ (Reuters) – Government forces fired machine guns on Thursday to halt a protest against Yemen’s entrenched president, wounding dozens, and Gulf states sought to revive talks on a power transition to stem the rising bloodshed.
An opposition leader told Reuters the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) was due in Sanaa on Saturday to try to [...]
By: Nick Barisheff
On March 8, 2004 European central banks announced reaching a “collegial commitment” to renew the Washington Agreement of 1999, which was to expire in September, 2004. Under the terms of the commitment, participating central banks have agreed to raise their self-imposed limit on gold sales from the current maximum of 400 tonnes per annum to a new maximum of 500 tonnes per annum for the next five [...]