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Worst oil crisis could lie just ahead

THE threat of an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities has pushed world oil prices up by 15 per cent in the past month and raised fears that the fissile geopolitics of the Middle East might once again spell global economic havoc. Israel believes Iran’s nuclear program is approaching a point of no return beyond which it would be impossible ...

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Scams targeting older Americans enriching con artists – msnbc.com

Scams targeting older Americans enriching con artistsmsnbc.com"The true con artists, who are in the business of making money off older folks through devious means, are very good at what they do," said Sally Hurme, a consumer fraud specialist ...

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Eric Cantor, House majority leader, backs Mitt Romney for president

Eric Cantor, the second-ranking Republican in the House, threw his support behind Mitt Romney just days before the marquee day of the GOP presidential nominating race — Super Tuesday. The House majority leader and Virginia congressman said Romney was the party’s best candidate on what is likely the central 2012 campaign issue: the economy. “Mitt Romney is the only candidate ...

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Cricket greats give budding players top tips – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comCricket greats give budding players top tipsgulfnews.comDubai: The Lord's Taverners, a team of cricket greats dedicated to giving disadvantaged children a sporting chance, gave a master class to budding young players in the UAE at the w...

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Cricket: Tests offer chance to make a fresh start – New Zealand Herald

Otago Daily TimesCricket: Tests offer chance to make a fresh startNew Zealand HeraldBy David Leggat If it is accepted that the longer a cricket game lasts the greater the gulf in quality becomes, New Zealand should be dreading the start of their three-...

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GM Will Stop Making Volt Plug-in for 5 Weeks

General Motors Co. (GM), missing sales goals for the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, plans to halt production of the sedan for five weeks beginning later this month rather than discount the high-technology cars. GM will stop making Volts at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant from March 19 until April 23, Chris Lee, a company spokesman, said in an e-mail March 2. ...

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Cricket-Pakistan appoint Whatmore as head coach for two years – Reuters UK

AFPCricket-Pakistan appoint Whatmore as head coach for two yearsReuters UKKARACHI, March 4 (Reuters) - Australian Dav Whatmore has been appointed Pakistan's head coach for two years, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Sunday. Englishman ...

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Pakistan cricket legend’s political cachet grows – Bellingham Herald

The Nation, PakistanPakistan cricket legend's political cachet growsBellingham HeraldBy ALEX RODRIGUEZ - Los Angeles Times ISLAMABAD - For 15 years, Pakistanis exalted Imran Khan as a cricket legend but largely ignored his politics. When Khan discu...

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