- While the conflict in Ukraine continues to unfold, farmers across the United States have taken a strong interest in the situation since regional instability could have various consequences on wheat and corn supplies around the world.
- No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday.
- With $1.7 quadrillion debt and the present bailout policy that will inflate prices, we’ll see the West collapsing while China and Russia will not be responsible for it or able to help, Lawrence Freeman from Executive Intelligence Review Magazine told RT.
- A software company that promises to help Americans avoid the annual misery of filing their IRS returns has, in fact, spent years trying to convince lawmakers to make sure filing taxes remains difficult, thus protecting its business, a new report found.
- Due to falling budgets and increased obligations, Americans filing their taxes are less likely to be audited by the Internal Revenue Service this year than they have been in nearly a decade.
- Many Americans expecting to see their tax refunds in their bank accounts soon are waking up to a very different scenario: the government actively intercepting their checks in order to pay back debts they’re not responsible for.
- As thousands of young Americans are saddled with the burden of student loans, one aspiring nun will have to find a way to tackle her debt before being allowed to join a convent.
- The head of the group behind the Firefox Mozilla web browser, Brendan Eich, has resigned over the online outrage to his personal donation to an anti-gay marriage campaign a few years ago.
- Anti-corruption activists launched a three-month campaign at hundreds of former Occupy locations to kick off their own ‘#GlobalSpring’ of social, economic and political reform.
- France has unveiled plans to push for an unprecedented degree of reform at the United Nations Security Council, when the organization holds its annual meeting in September.
- A computer security instructor says he's discovered that hackers have been able to infiltrate standard security cameras and then use that hardware to mine for bitcoin, the anonymous digital cryptocurrency.
- Neither the EU, nor Ukraine and Russia would have gained if Kiev had rushed to sign the trade association agreement back in November, Ukraine’s ousted President Viktor Yanukovich has said.