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A balance between access and sovereignty

A balance between access and sovereignty

Every sovereign nation has its secrets. And every nation is entitled to protect those secrets.   VIENNA – Every sovereign nation has its secrets. And… Read More ›

PA’s Abbas gives Hamas Tuesday deadline to join unity government

PA’s Abbas gives Hamas Tuesday deadline to join unity government

Azzam al-Ahmed, senior Fatah official in charge of talks, cancels trip to Gaza   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday that Hamas has until… Read More ›

Tesla’s battery-swapping plan has a mere shadow of the promise it once showed

Tesla’s battery-swapping plan has a mere shadow of the promise it once showed

  In 2013, Elon Musk showed off Tesla’s battery-swapping technology, which can remove and replace the drained battery pack of a Model S with a… Read More ›

Greeks are withdrawing money from ATMs faster than they can be replenished

Greeks are withdrawing money from ATMs faster than they can be replenished

  ATHENS (Reuters) — More than a third of automated teller machines across Greece ran out of cash on Saturday before they were replenished as Greeks pulled out… Read More ›

Washington – White House Lit In Rainbow Colors After Supreme Court Ruling

Washington – White House Lit In Rainbow Colors After Supreme Court Ruling

  Washington – The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize same-sex marriage. Gay and… Read More ›

China’s gold hoard will slay the mighty dollar

China’s gold hoard will slay the mighty dollar

  Tiger Woods in his prime wasn’t close to being invincible. He was invincible. From the time Tiger Woods burst onto the golf scene by… Read More ›

New Jersey – Gov. Christie Goes Live With Presidential Campaign Site

New Jersey – Gov. Christie Goes Live With Presidential Campaign Site

New Jersey – Republican Chris Christie’s political team has gone live with a presidential campaign website days before he jumps into the 2016 race. The… Read More ›

Jeb Bush touts record on guns

Jeb Bush touts record on guns

  Henderson, Nevada – Jeb Bush on Saturday said he doubted gun control measures supported by President Barack Obama would have prevented recent tragedies, including the… Read More ›

Monsoon washes away lives, homes and gemstones in India’s diamond district

Monsoon washes away lives, homes and gemstones in India’s diamond district

  While many die from extreme heat across the border in Pakistan, monsoon rains in an Indian state known for its diamonds have also wiped… Read More ›

More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

  At least 510 people were injured — 183 of them hospitalized in intensive care unites — after flammable powder apparently exploded in midair at… Read More ›

Analysis: Stop the hypocrisy and defeat Islamic State

Analysis: Stop the hypocrisy and defeat Islamic State

Almost 100 people on three different continents in four countries were killed on Friday in attacks carried out by ISIS activists.   The immediate knee-jerk… Read More ›

Housing prices in Silicon Valley are so out of control that you can rent a tent for $899 per month

Housing prices in Silicon Valley are so out of control that you can rent a tent for $899 per month

You may have heard that real estate is expensive in the Bay Area. This is how expensive: A 9′ by 7′ tent someone has pitched… Read More ›

This is the most important sentence to come out of the Supreme Court today

This is the most important sentence to come out of the Supreme Court today

  Over the long term, the Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday on the Fair Housing Act (FHA) is potentially even more important than its Obamacare decision. There may… Read More ›

A plane carrying 9 people crashed in Alaska

A plane carrying 9 people crashed in Alaska

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A sightseeing float plane carrying eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot crashed against the granite rock face of a southeast Alaska cliff Thursday,… Read More ›

Washington – State Dept.: At Least 15 Emails Missing From Clinton Cache

Washington – State Dept.: At Least 15 Emails Missing From Clinton Cache

  Washington – Hillary Clinton did not give the U.S. State Department at least 15 emails from her personal server from her time as secretary… Read More ›

Washington – U.S. Intelligence Chief: China Top Suspect In Government Agency Hacks

Washington – U.S. Intelligence Chief: China Top Suspect In Government Agency Hacks

  Washington – U.S. intelligence chief James Clapper said on Thursday that China was the top suspect in the massive hacking of a U.S. government… Read More ›

New York, NY – Man Gets 14 Years Prison For Gun Threat In Hurricane Sandy Gas Line

New York, NY – Man Gets 14 Years Prison For Gun Threat In Hurricane Sandy Gas Line

  New York, NY – A man convicted of threatening a motorist with a handgun while cutting in line at a gas station during the… Read More ›

Wimbledon 2015: Imagine having Rafa Nadal in your bed

Wimbledon 2015: Imagine having Rafa Nadal in your bed

  Fancy having Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in your bed? Or perhaps you’d prefer Serena Williams or Maria Sharapova on your couch? Well, that… Read More ›

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

  Cairo, Egypt – Summer days: They’re what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled… Read More ›

French minister: It’s possible asylum will be offered to Snowden, Assange

French minister: It’s possible asylum will be offered to Snowden, Assange

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira said Thursday she “wouldn’t be surprised” if France decided to offer asylum to Edward Snowden and Julian Assange. Assange, the… Read More ›