Coffee giant in hot water over African grounds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL) — A German coffee producer has come under attack for allegedly taking advantage of a brutal land-grab in Uganda that made way for a "sustainable" plantation. more…

Luxury island hotel completely booked till 2023

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL, GERMANY) — Tourists looking for luxury accommodation on the German island of Helgoland will be disappointed, as a wind-power company has booked every room in the more…

U.S. economic crisis: 'Subtle as a train wreck'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer f8iXNiF8] Last week, House Republicans passed their budget for Fiscal Year 2013 without a single Democrat vote. This week, President Obama ripped the GOP budget as one more…

Employment gains slow, jobless rate drops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Payrolls rose far less than expected in March, keeping the door open for further monetary policy support from the Federal Reserve, even as the unemployment more…

Panetta's commuting tab: $860,000 so far

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON — It's turning out to be a costly commute home for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The Pentagon chief has traveled on military aircraft to his home in more…

This is NOT the tea party's telephone company

by Aaron Klein -- A "progressive" cell phone company with ties to billionaire activist George Soros has set its sights on tea party-affiliated lawmakers, opening offices in their districts with the specific more…