Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, it has again been driven to extinction, or to the brink of extinction, by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia.... More
South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle South African officials say an elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring one of them. A statement from Kruger National Park says the tourists are of "Chinese origin." The statement says an elephant in the park attacked the vehicle on a road at 6:30 a.m. More
Man tries to take photo of beaver; it kills him A fisherman in Belarus was bitten to death by a beaver, and all he was doing was trying to take its picture, Sky News reports. The man spotted the beaver while fishing with friends at Lake Shestakov, but as he approached to take a photograph, the beaver bit him on the thigh. More
Sabres snap Penguins' 15-game win streak The Pittsburgh Penguins' run at a record-breaking streak is over. Playing without injured star Sidney Crosby, the Penguins fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night to end their 15-game winning streak. More
Game of Thrones premiere sets piracy record HBO's mythical drama "Game of Thrones" set a record for modern-day piracy after its Sunday night premiere, as viewers around the globe scrambled to watch the season 3 debut episode that aired on the premium cable network. More
Obama Threads Needle on Russia-Ukraine Dispute - Kiplinger And unlike more common pet fleas ... healthy consumer spending ... accounting for $500-billion ... double-digit average annual ... times ... 09/2/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark Food and vet costs accounted for about 65 percent of the spending. But it was a service category -- one that includes grooming, boarding, pet hotels, pet-sitting and day care -- that grew more than any other, surging 7.9 percent from $3.51 billion in 2010 ... 03/2/2012 - 3:31 pm | View Link
Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark LOS ANGELES — Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in a ... 03/2/2012 - 11:59 am | View Link
Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in ... 03/2/2012 - 10:59 am | View Link
Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in a report issued Thursday. Food and vet costs accounted for about 65 ... 03/1/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Military budget of the United States The military budget is that portion of the discretionary United States federal budget that is allocated to the Department of Defense, or more broadly, the portion of ... 09/19/2014 - 4:23 am | View Website
United States federal budget During FY 2013, the federal government spent $3.5 trillion on a budget or cash basis, down $84 billion or 2.4% vs. FY 2012 spending of $3.54 trillion. 09/18/2014 - 6:43 pm | View Website
Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics U.S. Pet Industry Spending Figures & Future Outlook. The following s pending statistics are gathered by APPA from various market reseach sources and are not included ... 09/18/2014 - 3:27 am | View Website
PayPal cofounder and billionaire investor Peter Thiel has long been known for his contrarian views. He’s paying entrepreneurial kids to drop out of college, and is building a floating, autonomous island. He doesn’t like to hire MBA grads, and hates CEOs in a suit. It’s why the first question he asks any job candidate or startup pitch is: “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” Perhaps, that kind of thinking is what’s made him one of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors of all time.
Apple may launch an updated iPad Air in October, according to a Commercial Times report. (Via MacRumors.) The report out of Asia says that Apple is also working on a new iPad Mini for next year and a super-sized 12.9-inch iPad for 2015. Bloomberg reported in late August that Apple planned to launch the bigger iPad in early 2015, so it's possible Apple is waiting to introduce it along with a refreshed Mini.
Tesla and Solar City shares have been getting clobbered. Both stocks are also down from their highs over the past month — Tesla by 14% and Solar City by 20%. Tesla topped out during the trading day at $291 on September 4 and Solar City hit $76 on September 12.
The Obama administration moved on Monday to try to discourage companies from leaving America by limiting the benefits of tax-lowering deals. The U. S. Treasury Department issued new rules that are aimed at slowing the wave of so-called inversion deals that has seen U. S. companies redomicile in overseas jurisdictions like Ireland by 
Etsy, the online marketplace that specializes in crafts and other artistic items, has a gorgeous office space in Brooklyn, New York. The company has been profitable since 2009, thanks to the site's more than 1 million active sellers, who made $895 million on goods last year. (Etsy's main revenue comes from charging sellers $0.20 to list a single item for four months, and then 3.5% of the value of the sale if someone buys an item.) As you'd expect, the office space has an artsy, quirky feel, but the team also has several sustainability initiatives.