The U.S. government had the ability to “react and respond” to the Benghazi terrorist attack and could have had forces on the ground before the second wave of the assault began, a special operator with knowledge of the response told Fox News in an exclusive interview. Due to the explosive nature of his allegations, the special ops member asked to remain anonymous.
“I know for a fact that C 110 the [...]
Pot of gold ‘Dinals’ were buried by Crusaders as enemy forces closed in
100 coins worth up to $5000 each
Remained hidden in fortress since 1265
Hidden inside broken jug to prevent conquerors taking treasure
Last stand: The coins were buried by Christian soldiers of the order of the Knights Hospitalier as the Crusaders faced an unstoppable attack by a huge Muslim army
A pot of gold from the Crusades worth up to $500,000 has [...]
World food prices rose to near a record in April as grain costs advanced, adding pressure to inflation that is accelerating from Beijing to Brasilia and spurring central banks to raise interest rates.
An index of 55 commodities rose to 232.1 points from 231 points in March, the United Nations’ Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization said in a report on its website today. The gauge climbed to an all-time high of 237.2 in [...]
The faithful crowd St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican during an Easter Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday, April 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday urged an end to fighting in Libya, using his Easter message to call for diplomacy and peace in the Middle East.
Benedict also said that politics in North Africa and [...]
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Stocks fell on Monday as the corporate outlook was clouded ahead of earnings and uncertainty continued to creep from abroad, while volume hit its lowest level of the year.
A warning from hotel operator Marriott that hurt hotel and other consumer shares during the regular session was followed after the bell by oilfield services company Halliburton Co’s (HAL.N) announcement that first-quarter earnings could be [...]
With US, and now Canadian and Korean warships all converging on Libya, the developed world is certainly sending Tripoli a very loud and clear message. And with Libyan defense forces obviously a joke in comparison to the offensive being slowly mounted against it, one wonders what if any defense tactic the Northern Africa country has. The answer: oil. From Reuters: “Libya hopes tensions with [...]
By Pham-Duy Nguyen and Yi Tian
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) — The â€œcapitulationâ€ in gold that drove the metal to its worst January in 14 years may be ending as escalating violence in northern Africa spurs demand for a haven and after a key technical indicator held.
Futures traded on the Comex exchange in New York jumped 1.7 percent on Jan. 28, the most since Nov. 4, as thousands [...]
Courtesy of Michael Snyder at Economic Collapse
The stunningly violent food riots in Tunisia and Algeria show just how quickly things can change.Â Just a few months ago, these two northern Africa nations were considered to be very stable, very peaceful and without any major problems.Â But now protesters are openly squaring off with police in the streets.Â Many of the protesters are throwing “fire [...]