Archive for November, 2010

The Bottom Line on Accounting Research

USF expert conducts accounting research with relevance in a post-Enron world. (23 secs ago)

Irish agree to raid pension fund

EUROPEAN UNION ministers have spelt out the terms of Ireland’s 85 billion international financial rescue package, and revealed the Irish government will have to raid its national pension fund and other cash reserves for 17.5 billion as a condition of the deal to bail out its banks and debt-laden economy. (37 secs ago)

Israel to crack down on illegal migrant workers

JERUSALEM – Israel approved a plan on Sunday to hold and deport thousands of illegal migrant workers whom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a “threat to the character of the country”. (3 mins ago)

A ‘scientific Worldview’

Scientists see the world differently from people who don’t do research for a living, says Hannah Waters at Culturing Science. (40 mins ago)

Graeme McDowell left in the Dubai dust by Martin Kaymer

Graeme McDowell admitted he was ‘left in the dust literally’ when his desert duel with Ryder Cup team-mate Martin Kaymer began today. (43 secs ago)

Minnesota prostitution ring leader guilty, no jail

MINNEAPOLIS – The leader of an online prostitution ring known as the “Minnesota Nice Guys” will not receive jail time after pleaded guilty to three felony counts of promoting prostitution. (40 secs ago)

Method to trick cancer cells to self-destruct shows promise in mice

Tulane University researcher W T. Godbey has developed a treatment for cancer using a method that causes cancer cells to self-destruct while sparing surrounding healthy cells. (36 secs ago)

Toddler Found Dead In New Haven Home

New Haven police say they’re investigating after a 2-year-old girl was found dead inside her home Saturday afternoon. (1 min ago)

Food trailers roll around town

Brandon Cartwright decided to turn his love of cooking into a career and open a coffee and crepe shop. (2 mins ago)

SCVNGR and Patriot Place Put Location-Based Fun Into Holiday Shopping

Leading National Shopping Center Is First to Join SCVNGR Game Layer to Offer Unique Challenges and Rewards (46 secs ago)