World’s tallest tower closed a month after opening

By ADAM SCHRECK, AP Business Writer DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The world’s tallest skyscraper has unexpectedly closed to the public a month after its lavish opening, disappointing tourists headed for the observation deck and casting doubt over plans to welcome its first permanent occupants in the coming weeks. Electrical problems are at least partly […]

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Bosom bombers: Women have explosive breast implants

Authorities alarmed by possibility of surgically placed explosives LONDON – Agents for Britain’s MI5 intelligence service have discovered that Muslim doctors trained at some of Britain’s leading teaching hospitals have returned to their own countries to fit surgical implants filled with explosives, according to a report from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. Women suicide bombers recruited […]

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More Government Equals Fewer Jobs

by Peter Schiff– With today’s unexpected decline in December payrolls, the cry for more job-related stimulus will grow even louder. But the sad truth is that any new stimulus or jobs bills will ultimately swell the ranks of the unemployed, thereby raising calls for an even bigger federal effort. If we are not careful, government […]

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Sovereign Risk Meets Sovereign Reality

The Wall Street Journal– After months of shrugging off debt problems in Dubai, Greece and other smaller economies, markets yesterday seemed suddenly aware of the risks of sovereign default. Back in November, when the question of Dubai’s solvency came to a head, it was ultimately bailed out by its rich older brother, Abu Dhabi. Now, […]

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Stocks Could Fall to 8,800

Ellen Chang– The market could see a huge correction in a few months, says Dan Cook, senior market analyst at IG Markets. Investors are not buoyed by positive earnings reports, he says. “There’s still a lot of confusion in the market. We’re looking at a pretty positive earnings season overall, but as we saw (recently) […]

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How to Save the Obama Presidency: Bomb Iran

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online February 2, 2010 I do not customarily offer advice to a president whose election I opposed, whose goals I fear, and whose policies I work against. But here is an idea for Barack Obama to salvage his tottering administration by taking a step that protects the United States and […]

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US May Be Ramping Up For Showdown With Iran

From VirtualJerusalem.com: The Obama administration took the unusual step Saturday night, Jan. 30, of leaking word to major US media that the United States, Saudi Arabia and Gulf allies – the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain – have accelerated the deployment of new defenses against possible Iranian missile attacks. They are preparing for Iran, […]

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