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Tourist killed as whale crashes into boat

Ed AdamczykCABO SAN LUCAS , Mexico, March 12 (UPI) — A tourist was killed when a whale leapt from the water near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and crashed into a sightseeing boat. Top News – UPI.com

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Argentine prosecutor asks for investigation into President Kirchner

Danielle HaynesBUENOS AIRES, Feb. 13 (UPI) — An Argentine prosecutor filed a request for a judge to investigate President Kirchner on allegations she helped cover up the bombing of a Jewish center. Top News – UPI.com

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Referee gets knocked into Dallas Stars’ bench

Maybe you shouldn’t sit on the bench, man. During the Florida Panthers‘ game in Dallas on Friday, a lone linesman thought that he could escape a collision with two oncoming players by jumping on the Stars‘ bench wall. He was wrong. SBNation.com – All Posts

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5 Sly Ways Banks Push Your Account Into the Red

Filed under: Banking, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, How to Save Money, Financial Education By Maryalene LaPonsie Overdraft fees continue to be big business for banks, despite a 2010 Federal Reserve rule preventing banks from automatically enrolling customers in overdraft programs. The changes since 2010 include an increase in the median fee that customers pay for withdrawing more from checking than ...

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Bracketology: Purdue leaps into the field of 68

The first Friday projection of the 2014-15 campaign sees a few more changes than expected. Don’t expect that trend to change as the season winds down. This post will be considerably shorter than my future Friday offerings, which will look more closely at who has bids locked up (hint: not many teams at the moment) and what’s becoming a very ...

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U.N. wants international courts to look into Israeli settlements

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 21 (UPI) — A U.N. special envoy on Palestinian issues said Friday it was time for the International Court of Justice to assess what he said was Israeli colonialism. Special Reports – UPI.com

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My Rich Grandpa’s Money Worries Turned Me Into an Investor

Filed under: Life Stage Lessons urfin/Shutterstock Every one of us has had “aha! moments.” Epiphanies. Days when we reach a crossroads and realize that we have to make some changes. For the next two months, we’re sharing moments like those in our Life Stage Lessons series: Real stories straight from the financial lives of our DailyFinance contributors about times when ...

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EU Opens Formal Probe into Amazon’s Tax Practice

Filed under: Company News, Amazon.com, European Union, Scandals and Lawsuits, Tax Laws Kristoffer Tripplaar/Alamy BRUSSELS — The European Union’s competition authority is opening a formal investigation of Amazon’s European corporate income tax practices. The EU’s executive Commission said Tuesday it is probing whether a tax agreement struck between the online retailer and the government of Luxembourg — where Amazon.com (AMZN) ...

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Facebook Plots First Steps into Health Care

Filed under: Technology, Health Care, Facebook, Internet Stephen Lam/Getty ImagesFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook (FB) already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple (AAPL) ...

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