The world's big oil exporters are struggling to trim production enough to boost prices as demands plummets but now Saudi Arabia says that $75 is a fair price for a barrel of oil. OPEC may still struggle to keep prices at any set level.
The Bank of Canada announced it is lowering interest rates by one-quarter of a point to 2.25 per cent. A statement released Tuesday morning says "three major interrelated developments are having a profound impact on the Canadian economy."
Legendary open-minded comedian Joan Rivers, 75, was cut abruptly on UK live television after swearing profusely. TV bosses had to immediately put out a formal apology for the language Rivers had just used
Very few individuals can afford a full 4-year college degree, even working full-time. Former options were birth into a wealthy family or obtain a student loan. Now it looks like being born to a millionaire mom is the only way become educated.
An Illinois woman who murdered her pregnant friend, cut the fetus from her friend's womb and then killed her friends other three young children was finally sentenced to life in prison without parole on Monday.
A new forward thinking study has found that children are less likely to develop the almost fatal childhood cancer, leukaemia if they had attended a pre school playgroup where they would have fought an infection from another child such as a common cold
On Tuesday Senate Republicans helped advance a democratic-pushed bill to cut off money for the war in Iraq and Senate Republicans also said that additional debating time would allow them to hail progress there.
Five underwater cables were cut across the Middle East and Asia recently, and UN investigators think at least four of them could have been damaged deliberately. The damaged cables disrupted Internet and phone services in a number of countries.
In the UK, the Health Service is notorious for constantly cutting back on services here and there. The most recent item on the list for dumping now is the chaplaincies within our hospitals - a proposition enough to make Christian groups furious
Apple is mulling a plan to cut the price of TV show downloads in half, an idea that's not going over too well in Hollywood to say the least. Apple would like to slash the cost of most TV episodes sold on iTunes from $1.99 to just 99¢.
When you step onto a fairground ride, you expect to get the thrill of your life, but then again, you might just fancy the idea of hanging out for a while like the passengers of a ride in Arkansas when a power cut left them holding on for dear life
Senator Russ Feingold will look into whether or not the Senate has the power to cut financing to the war in Iraq--which it doesn't--and intends to push a measure through the Senate if his committee deems it to be feasible.