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Toronto woman wins $50M in Lotto Max; first thought she won $50,000

It was a Mother's Day to remember for a Toronto woman who picked up her $50-million cheque Tuesday afternoon.
Yahoo! Canada: May 14, 2014

Geithner describes alarm at Schaeuble plan for Greek euro exit in new book

A Greek eurozone exit was in the cards in 2012 according to former US Treasury Timothy F. Geithner.
eKathimerini: May 14, 2014

Alternative fuel ethanol hits a wall

When U.S. drivers fill their tanks with ethanol, they are essentially buying fermented corn grown by American farmers.
May 11, 2014

7-foot-1 Greek center commits to ISU

Greek national Giorgos Tsalmpouris has commited to Iowa State and will join its 2014 recruiting class, a source tells the Ames Tribune.
Ames Tribune: May 11, 2014

US lawmakers focus on America's response to Ukraine crisis

A top U.S. official has defended the Obama administration’s response to the crisis in Ukraine, and has promised more sanctions against Russia if Kyiv loses more territory to separatists widely seen as backed by Moscow.
May 9, 2014

Stars boycott Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei 'sharia'

Stars of Hollywood are boycotting one of the area's most famous hotels because of a harsh Islamic penal code introduced by Brunei's government.
BBC: May 7, 2014

Ukraine crisis emboldens Obama's US critics

As tensions and turmoil escalate in Ukraine, America’s response to the crisis is becoming an increasingly contentious issue in Washington.
May 5, 2014

Effects of "Corporate" Political Parties

Today, we witness politicians and government officials lie, evade properly answering questions of vital importance and the media doesn't seem to be bothered about demanding meaningful answers.
Ilias Sourdis: October 7, 2013