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US accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Emily Flitter. NEW YORK | Tue May 28, 2013 6:28pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have filed an indictment against the operators of digital currency exchange Liberty Reserve, accusing the Costa Rica-based company of helping criminals ...
US Alleges $6 Billion Money-Laundering Operation
'Black Market Bank' Accused of Laundering $6B in Criminal Proceeds
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15 Freight Train Cars Derail in Maryland, 1 Person Injured

ABC News
6 minutes ago
Written by
Christina Ng
Fifteen freight train cars derailed in an industrial area of Maryland this afternoon, causing an explosion, the collapse of several buildings and leaving one person in serious condition, according to authorities.
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Amanda Bynes' 5 Biggest Twitter Feuds

E! Online - ‎35 minutes ago‎
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then any recent snapshot of Amanda Bynes would just say "WTF" 1,000 times. But who needs pictures when Amanda Bynes has Twitter and can use as many words as she wants (140 characters, be damned!
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Home price jump is more rebound than bubble

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
The rapid run-up in housing prices the past year has ignited talk of another housing "bubble," but only a few markets are at risk - so far, experts say.
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US calls Russian arms sales to Syrian government a 'mistake'

The Guardian
23 minutes ago
Written by
Paul Owen
William Hague, the British foreign secretary, at the meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels that agreed to drop the arms embargo against Syrian rebels.
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2 US officials shot in Caracas nightclub

2 hours ago
Written by
Mariano Castillo
(CNN) -- Two U.S. military officials who work at the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, were wounded in a shooting early Tuesday, U.S.
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Colorado River users form panels on supply concern

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Water managers from seven states, Indian tribes and conservation groups are pledging to find ways to wring more from every drop of water in the drought-stricken Colorado River.
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George Zimmerman judge: No trial delay in Trayvon Martin shooting

Orlando Sentinel
2 hours ago
Written by
Rene Stutzman
SANFORD - At the start of George Zimmerman's murder trial, which begins in two weeks, expect Trayvon Martin to be portrayed as an innocent teenager, an unarmed 17-year-old who was killed while walking home in the rain.
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Dow ends at record as central banks reassure Wall Street

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Chuck Mikolajczak. NEW YORK | Tue May 28, 2013 4:38pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow closing at yet another record high, in the wake of Wall Street's first three-day losing streak of the year, after central banks ...
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Wal-Mart pleads guilty to dumping hazardous waste

USA TODAY - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Wal-Mart pleads guilty and settles charges that it dumped hazardous waste in sewage systems, among other violations. Wal-Mart has admitted negligently dumping pollutants from Walmart stores into sanitation drains across California, a company ...
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Confidence at Five-Year High as US Housing Climbs: Economy

3 hours ago
Written by
Jeanna Smialek
Consumer confidence climbed to the highest level in more than five years and home prices advanced by the most in seven as the housing rebound gives the U.S.
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IDC Predicts Tablet Sales to Pass PCs in 2015

The Mac Observer
45 minutes ago
Written by
Bryan Chaffin
IDC sees tablet sales surpassing sales of PCs by 2015, and the company believes that tablets will surpass sales of laptops alone in this calendar year.
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Is a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone on the way?

Christian Science Monitor
3 hours ago
Written by
Matthew Shaer
Next week, at a big press event at the Earl's Court expo center in London, Samsung will unveil the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, the pint-sized cousin to the Samsung Galaxy S4 smart phone.
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How the Apple TV can compete with Xbox One

USA TODAY - ‎10 hours ago‎
Microsoft impressed me when it unveiled the Xbox One earlier this week. I can't imagine a future where we won't be talking and gesturing to our TVs while visiting with grandma on a video call and playing a game at the same time.
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Eric Dickerson -- Justin Bieber Is Dangerous - ‎2 hours ago‎
0528-eric-dickerson-justin-bieber-tmz NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson says he's personally witnessed Justin Bieber racing his Ferrari around the streets of Calabasas ... and tells TMZ he's worried the singer could seriously hurt someone if he doesn't slow ...
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"Behind the Candelabra" earns record-breaking ratings for HBO

CBS News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Liberace has bedazzled once again. HBO's Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" scored an impressive 2.4 million viewers in its first Sunday night airing -- breaking records for the network.
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Nine Inch Nails Reveal New Album Was 'Secretly Planned' - ‎41 minutes ago‎
'I am happy to say is finished and frankly f---ing great,' Trent Reznor said of new LP. By Todd Gilchrist. Nine Inch Nails, the industrial band that Trent Reznor formed almost 25 years ago, is set to release its ninth full-length album in 2013.
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Hulk Hogan -- Hand Burning Accident Was 'Dumbest Thing I've Ever Done' - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Forget "Mr. Nanny" ... or "Suburban Commando" ... Hulk Hogan tells us, burning his hand last weekend was by far the dumbest thing he's ever done in his life.
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Watch 2013 NBA Playoffs Game 4 on TNT Free Live Online Streaming: Miami ...

TheHDRoom - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Watch 2013 NBA Playoffs Game 4 on TNT Free Live Online Streaming: Miami Heat at The Miami Heat entered Game 3 of their 2013 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals series with the Indiana Pacers feeling a bit hot under the collar.
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Christie Has Absolute Confidence in Rutgers Leader

ABC News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Gov. Chris Christie says he has "absolute confidence" in the president of Rutgers University as he deals with questions about his choice for the university's new athletic director.
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American, Russian, Italian blast off into space

Houston Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
MOSCOW (AP) - A Soyuz carrying an American, Russian and Italian blasted off Wednesday for a six-hour trip to the International Space Station, where the new crew will spend six months conducting a variety of experiments.
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New SARS like mutated virus loose, says medical journal

Times of India
1 hour ago
Written by
Kounteya Sinha
LONDON: The latest influenza virus, H7N9, has mutated and is resistant to the most effective drug available to humans. Research published on Tuesday by the British medical journal Lancet found clinical cases of resistance to treatment with Tamiflu ...
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More Colorado kids ate pot after medical use legalized

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Genevra Pittman. NEW YORK | Tue May 28, 2013 4:05pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fourteen kids were treated at one Colorado emergency room for accidentally ingesting marijuana after the drug became legal for medical use there in late 2009 ...
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WHO sounds alarm over Middle Eastern virus

New York Daily News - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Calling it a “threat to the entire world,” the head of the World Health Organization sounded the alarm over the Middle Eastern virus that has so far killed 24 people.
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Mom's obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids

USA TODAY - ‎6 hours ago‎
Research suggests a mother's surgery may affect how her kid's genes behave. Story Highlights. Factors inside womb seem to affect dimmer switches; More than half of pregnant women are overweight or obese; Doctor recommends healthy weight before ...


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