Month: March 2009

AIG Misquoted Original Bailout Amount – More?

Connecticut’s attorney general says documents turned over to his office by American International Group Inc. shows the company paid out $218 million in bonuses, higher than the $165 million previously disclosed. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s office received the documents late Friday after issuing a subpoena. Blumenthal says the documents show that 73 people received at […]

Steel Town Is A Ghost Town

What happens when business and government turn their collective back on a town and just walk away? Braddock, Pennsylvania, is what happens. When steel was king, the population of Braddock surged to more than 20,000 people. With its proximity to Pittsburgh and its location on the Monongahela River, it was an ideal location for a […]

Octupussy Give Jolie the Creeps

Octumom Nadya Suleman Creeps Out Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie is creeped out by octomom Nadya Suleman. Although Nadya Suleman says she doesn’t have an Angelina obsession, sources say Nadya has tried to contact Angelina several times. According to Bill Zwecker of the Chicago Sun-Times, Nadya has had several plastic surgery procedures to look more like […]

Fatal Crash Was Deliberate

Zimbabwe’s prime minister believes the truck driver that struck his car, killing his wife, deliberately drove toward them. Morgan Tsvangirai left hospital Saturday, a day after his wife, Susan, was killed in the accident, officials said. The couple, who were married in 1978, have six children. The crash, on a two-lane highway between Tsvangirai’s hometown […]

Prime Minister Gordon Brown

U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to strike a decidedly anti-protectionist note in an address to Congress Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the “major challenges we all face are global.” According to excerpts on his speech released by the U.K. government Wednesday morning, Mr. Brown will urge Congress to “seize the moment” to meet the challenges […]