Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said Naomi Coleman was detained at Colombo's airport after she arrived from India on Monday when authorities spotted the tattoo of Buddha seated on a lotus flower. Buddhism is Sri Lanka's state religion and plays an important part in political and social affairs.» Read More
Middle East-style oil wealth combined with a generous Nordic welfare model is slowly throttling big chunks of Norway's economy.
Tyler Cowen argues that economists shouldn't give moral weight to national interest. But that's just wrong.
The State Department gave the Keystone Pipeline a major boost today, and the Department of Homeland Security released 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Ari Melber, Nation Magazine and Andrew McCarthy, Former Federal Prosecutor, provide perspective.
James Sullivan, Head of ASEAN / Singapore Research at JP Morgan tells us why Singapore's cap on immigration will effectively hobble the nation's economy.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports tonight's latest headlines, including 15 Republican senators are sending a letter to President Obama asking him to pull Chuck Hagel's nomination for defense secretary.
Singapore is likely to announce more steps to slow an influx of foreign workers in a budget aimed at placating public anger about a surge in immigration blamed for overcrowding, rising prices and competition for jobs and housing.
In a rare show of protest, Singaporeans staged a rally to reject new government population policies.
Wolfgang Lutz, Founder and Director, Wittgenstein Center for Demography and Global Human Capital discusses the demographic challenges in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist, UOB delves deeper into Singapore's demographic challenge and explains how the real problem lies in managing the pace of change.
Over 3,000 Singaporeans held a rally on Saturday to protest government plans to raise the population through immigration measures. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah filed this report on the shift in political ground.
A draft of a White House immigration proposal obtained by USA TODAY would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years.
Discussing whether startups will save America, with Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-KS), and Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO
America should not worry too much about the border because nobody's coming anymore, entrepreneur Sam Zell told CNBC.
Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, weighs in on where investors should be looking to place their money after the President's State of the Union address.
What was new in Pres. Obama's State of the Union address? Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-FL), weighs in. "It can't just be cuts only," she added.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and CEO, comments on the President's remarks last night in his State of the Union speech on jobs creation in the United States. Immigration reform "would be a wonderful win for everyone," he added.
Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA), discusses the President's plan for his second term, and weighs in on the confirmation hearing of Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew.
President Obama looks to create momentum for immigration, jobs, the deficit, and climate change, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
"It's not going to have a big impact on the markets," said Len Blum, Westwood Capital, discussing key points from President Obama's speech last night.
President Obama turned to corporate leaders as he tried to rally support for comprehensive immigration reform.