Romney Insists His Tax Plan Will ‘Keep the Burden on Upper-Income People’

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney looks at a refreshment table as he arrives for a meeting with a group of Pittsburgh area residents in Bethel Park, Pa., Tuesday, April 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — Mitt Romney sought to inoculate himself Tuesday against Democratic charges that he […]

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Shares buoyed by easing worries over Spanish debt

By Chikako Mogi TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Wednesday as firm demand at Spanish debt sales and positive U.S. corporate earnings boosted investor confidence in riskier assets. European shares were heading for a firmer start with financial spreadbetters predicting that major European markets would open up to 0.2 percent. U.S. stock futures were […]

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Tick Season Starts Early: How to Protect Yourself and Your Pet

Tick Season Starts Early: Expert QA The pleasant temperatures of this past winter may be giving way to unpleasant consequences, as the warmer weather has encouraged the early emergence of ticks. That means greater chances of contracting Lyme disease, particularly in the Northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and North-Central U.S., where it’s spread by Ixodes scapularis, often called […]

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GSA Exec in Charge of $800,000 Las Vegas Conference Refuses to Give Even His Title to Oversight Cmte

Jeffrey Neely, regional commissioner, public buildings service for the General Services Administration, refused to answer questions at a House hearing on April 16, 2012 about a conference that took place under his watch that was paid for with $823,000 of taxpayer money. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr) (CNSNews.com) – Jeffrey Neely, a regional commissioner with the General Services […]

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Prince Charming

Thinkstock “The women in this poll prefer a man who isn’t ‘too deep’ and keeps the conversation fun and playful.“ Many women are looking for Mr. Perfect and now that suspect has a full description. A UK poll of 2,000 females has narrowed down the characteristics of what their perfect man is like, and the […]

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Goldman Sachs Tops Estimates, Raises Dividend

Goldman Sachs Tops Estimates, Raises DividendReuters Goldman Sachs’ first-quarter earnings fell from a year earlier but were better than many analysts had anticipated …

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Get a refurbished 4th-gen iPod Touch for $169

(Credit: Apple) With all due respect to my colleague Donald Bell, I don’t believe Apple should dump the iPod Touch. Rather, I still think it’s a killer product, perfect for kids and other users who want the iPhone experience without the iPhone price. In fact, thanks to apps like Skype and Truphone, all you need […]

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Tuna Source of 20-State Salmonella Outbreak

Tuna Source of 20-State Salmonella Outbreak April 16, 2012 — Tainted tuna appears to be the source of a 20-state salmonella outbreak, according to the CDC and FDA. Nearly 30 tons of tuna have been recalled by Moon Marine USA Corp., also known as MMI, of Cupertino, Calif. The frozen product is made up of […]

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Cardboard Cathedral planned in New Zealand

This undated artist rendering provided by Anglican diocese of Christchurch shows a proposed cardboard church. Anglican leaders in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday, April, 16, 2012, announced plans to build a soaring 25-meter (82-foot) high cathedral with 104 tubes of cardboard as a temporary replacement for the iconic stone Christchurch Cathedral, which […]

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Dow up on Defensive Play While S&P Flat, Nasdaq Falls

Dow up on Defensive Play While SP Flat, Nasdaq FallsReuters The Dow rose more than 100 points on Monday, buoyed by big consumer staples stocks as Wall Street turned defensive, … From: http://us.rd.yahoo.com/finance/news/rss/story/*http://us.rd.yahoo.com/finance/news/topfinstories/*http://finance.yahoo.com/news/stock-futures-signal-slight-gains-113345117.html?l=1

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