- France Aims To Tax Apple’s iPads, iPhones To Fund Culture
May 14 2013 12:46 AM
France wants to tax smartphone and tablet manufacturers, specifically Apple, to fund its cultural passions.
- In A Post-Libor Era, No More ‘Just Trust Us’ From Banks
May 13 2013 3:31 PM
The era of banks deciding for themselves how much to charge one another for money is probably over.
- Angela Merkel: A Devoted Communist In Her Youth?
May 13 2013 2:39 PM
Merkel, who will seek a third term as Germany’s leader in elections slated for this September, said she has nothing to hide about her past.
- Culture Clash: Vatican Condemns Mexican ‘Death Saint’ Cult As Blasphemy
May 13 2013 12:39 PM
The cult, which worships death, mixes some indigenous beliefs with the Catholic veneration of saints.
- Carlos The Jackal Seeks Appeal Over Bombing Conviction In Paris
May 13 2013 11:13 AM
Now 63 years old, Carlos the Jackal, a native of Venezuela and a fanatic Marxist-Leninist, has been jailed in France since 1994.
- US Probes Links Between Barclays And A Saudi Prince
May 13 2013 10:44 AM
The U.S. Justice Department has confirmed it's looking into alleged "Black Money" ties between Barclays and Saudi King Abdullah's son.
- WHO Suspects SARS-Like Virus Can Spread Between People
May 13 2013 8:50 AM
Countries are being asked to step up coronavirus monitoring after a patient contracted the infection from a French hospital stay.
- Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Death Certificate Released
May 10 2013 2:13 PM
The recently released death certificate for Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev details his cause of death and burial spot.
- US And Russia Closer On Syria, But Still Not Quite Friends
May 10 2013 12:24 PM
John Kerry's visit to Russia heralded a change in America's position on Syria, but things are still a bit bumpy between Washington and Moscow.
- Berlusconi Sentenced To 4 Years, But He's Not Going To Prison
May 08 2013 4:47 PM
Italy's longest-serving head of government got handed a hefty prison sentence for tax fraud, but he's not going behind bars -- for now.
- The Worst Industrial Accidents In History [TIMELINE]
May 08 2013 1:54 PM
The Bangladesh factory collapse that killed 800 is just the latest. Click through for a history of the world's worst industrial accidents.
- Stephen Hawking Is Probably Boycotting Israel
May 08 2013 1:17 PM
Stephen Hawking does seem to be adhering to an academic boycott of Israel, despite some conflicting media reports and university statements indicating otherwise.