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Archives for January 2013

Surrogacy Horror Story: Legal Limbo for Baby Stuck in Another Country While Mom in USA

Expert, Crystal Travis Speaks Out on Good, Bad and Horrible Global Surrogacy Issues Crystal Travis, founder and owner of World of is an international Surrogacy Facilitator who helps US citizens navigate the 2.5 billion dollar surrogacy industry in India. Currently preparing to meet with India’s Health Minister and Health Secretary, Crystal Travis hopes […]

Icelandic girl Blaer wins right to use given name

A 15-year-old Icelandic girl has won the right to use the name given her by her mother, after a court battle against the authorities. Blaer Bjarkardottir will now be able to use her first name, which means “light breeze”, officially. Icelandic authorities had objected, saying it was not a proper feminine name. The country has […]

New York Times ‘hit by hackers from China’

Hackers from China have “persistently” infiltrated the New York Times for the last four months, the US paper says. It said the attacks coincided with its report into claims that the family of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao had amassed a multi-billion dollar fortune. The hackers used methods which have been “associated with the Chinese military” […]

Another school shooting in USA/Can Obama gun plan work?

Teen shot in head outside Atlanta middle-school A 14-year-old has been taken to hospital after being shot in the head outside a school in Atlanta, Georgia, say emergency officials. The teenager is alert, conscious and breathing, and all other pupils are safe, police told the BBC. A teacher suffered minor cuts and bruises in the […]

White House warns Syria over ‘weapons to Hezbollah’

The White House has warned Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah in neighbouring Lebanon. The warning came amid contradictory claims of an Israeli strike in Syria. Syria says Israeli war planes bombed a military research centre north-west of Damascus, but the US and others say lorries carrying weapons bound for Lebanon were hit. Israel […]

14 Tasty Super Bowl Snacks

By Megan Zehnder, editor & producer Care2 Healthy Living America’s favorite day is right around the corner — the day we collectively celebrate commercials, football, and of course, food we can eat with our hands! Whatever draws you to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday, here are 14 snacks to accompany the party. These semi-healthy foods are […]

NFL legend Dan Marino had a love child with CBS employee in 2005

By IAN MOHR New York Post EXCLUSIVE Dan Marino is famous for his touchdowns — but the Hall of Famer’s scoring off the field is downright shocking. The married gridiron great — a pregame analyst for CBS since 2003 who will be doing this Sunday’s Super Bowl broadcast — sired a love child with a […]

The SEC alleges that Cay Clubs Resorts was a $300-million plus Ponzi scheme.

By Martha Brannigan, Miami Herald The Securities and Exchange Commission charged five former real estate executives with defrauding nearly 1,400 investors of more than $300 million in an alleged Ponzi scheme involving investments in Cay Clubs Resorts and Marinas. The SEC complaint filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Miami names Fred Davis Clark, Jr., […]

Ryanair ash cloud case: EU’s top court rules against airline

Ryanair should have fully compensated a passenger whose flight was cancelled because of the volcanic ash cloud in 2010, the EU’s top court has said. On such occasions there is no limit – in time or money – to the airline’s duty to look after its passengers, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled. Denise […]

How the Tesla Electric Car Actually Works

Sam LairdJan The Tesla Model S has been hailed as both a must-have big boy toy for the well-moneyed as well a harbinger of environmentally friendly transportation tech. So well-regarded are Tesla’s electric cars, in fact, that the Model S was voted the Motor Trend Car of 2013. But how do Tesla’s electric cars […]