Friday, August 21, 2015

The Power Revolutions Friday August 21st, 2015 at 7:23 PM

The Power Revolutions

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Natural gas, solar power and data-driven efficiency are making big gains, but history shows that the shift away from coal and oil won’t be fast or neat.

Smeared by Iran's State-Run Media: A Journal Reporter's Story

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Veteran Iranian-American foreign correspondent Farnaz Fassihi now finds herself targeted as a spy by mouthpieces for Tehran’s regime.

Photos of the Day: Aug. 21

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In photos selected Friday by Wall Street Journal editors, Macedonian police clash with migrants, baby pandas are displayed in China, and more.

Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. strike, White House says 

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The second-in-command of the Islamic State and a leader of its operations was killed in northern Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday.Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, was traveling in a vehicle near Mosul on Aug. 18 when he was killed in a U.S. airstrike. Hayali was a senior deputy to the Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to a statement from Ned Price, a spokesman for the National Security Council.Read full article >>









Security Officer at a Manhattan Federal Building Shot - Wall Street Journal

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Security Officer at a Manhattan Federal Building Shot
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A 53-year-old security officer was fatally shot Friday evening inside a federal building in downtown Manhattan by a gunman who then apparently killed himself, a law-enforcement official said. The 68-year-old shooting suspect, identified by the official ...
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Israel Came Close to Attacking Iran, Ex-Defense Minister Says

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Ehud Barak told biographers that in 2010, 2011 and 2012, he and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were ready to strike, and why the attacks didn’t happen.
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VIDEO: The many faces of Iran

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Our correspondent in Tehran Kim Ghattas considers the gap between conservative Iran and the urban, modern classes of Iranian society.

Gunman opens fire on Amsterdam-Paris train 

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From: AFP
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A heavily armed man opened fire on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, injuring two people before being overpowered by two American passengers.

Israeli Former Minister: 3 Plans to Hit Iran Were Blocked

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Former Israeli defense minister says 3 plans to hit Iran were scrapped in recent years

Massive Warehouse Fire at Former Navy Shipyard; No Injuries

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Crews respond to massive fire at former San Francisco Bay Area Navy shipyard

Iraq's Top Shi'ite Cleric Urges Government To Pursue Reforms

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Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric has urged the government to press ahead with reforms and fighting corruption.

U.S.: No. 2 Islamic State Leader Killed In Air Strike

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The Obama administration says the No. 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group was killed in a U.S. military air strike in Iraq earlier this week.
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Greece moves refugees to mainland, crush builds on border

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece ferried hundreds of refugees to its mainland on Friday to relieve the pressure on outlying islands that have been overwhelmed by thousands of people arriving by boat to flee Syria's civil war.
  

Ashley Madison faces $578M Canadian class-action lawsuit

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TORONTO (AP) -- Two Canadian law firms say they have filed a $578 million class-action lawsuit against the companies that run Ashley Madison after a hacker group's data breach exposed some 39 million memberships in the adultery website earlier this week....

Americans Foil Gunman on French Train, Officials Say

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The assailant wounded at least three people before two American passengers subdued him. France’s interior minister described them as particularly courageous.

White supremacist convicted in plot to kill Obama with 'death ray' device 

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  • KKK member Glendon Scott Crawford also wanted to harm Muslims
  • Jury unanimously finds man guilty of all three charges against him
A New York white supremacist was convicted by a federal jury on Friday of plotting to use a remote-controlled radiation device he called “Hiroshima on a light switch” to harm Muslims and President Barack Obama.
After less than three hours of deliberation in US district court in Albany, New York, the jury unanimously found Glendon Scott Crawford guilty of all three charges against him.
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London man in critical condition after being shot by police

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Police called to south London address on Friday morning to oversee eviction remain at scene for hours before confrontation that leaves man in hospital
A man is in critical condition in hospital after being shot by police officers in south London, according to Scotland Yard and the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). Police said the incident occurred during a planned eviction, which was due to take place on Friday morning. 
Unarmed officers were said to be escorting a housing officer when “a man was seen emerging from one of the rooms” in the property in Lambeth. A siege began when armed officers were sent to deal with the situation and the man was shot by police outside the premises shortly before 5pm, officers said. 
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US Service Member Injured in Train Attack in France

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US service member injured in train attack in France trying to subdue gunman
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Shooting Outside Federal Building in Manhattan

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The shooting took place on Varick Street.

Mexican president cleared of wrongdoing in mansion purchase

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Investigation concludes there was no conflict-of-interest behind Enrique Peña Nieto and his finance minister’s purchase of homes from public contractors
A government investigation has exonerated Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and his finance minister Luis Videgaray of any wrongdoing regarding the purchase of mansions and holiday homes from public contractors.
The investigation concluded that there was no conflict-of-interest behind the president andVidegaray’s decisions to award contracts to companies that sold homes to them and the president’s wife.
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Spy’Jailing Stirs Fears of Russian Interference in Baltics

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Duration: 02:45

The sentencing by Russia this week of an Estonian security official to 15 years in jail for alleged spying is the latest incident amid growing tension between Moscow and the Baltic states. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, NATO fears Russia is trying to foment unrest among native Russian populations.

U.S. Marines Take Down Terrorist Gunman on French Train

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Don't mess with the Marines, even in France
A Thalys train of French national railway operator, SNCF, stands at the main train station in Arras, northern France, after a gunman opened fire injuring three people / AP
A Thalys train of French national railway operator, SNCF, stands at the main train station in Arras, northern France, after a gunman opened fire injuring three people / AP
Two Marines were injured Friday in a shootout aboard a train on its way from Amsterdam to Paris.
The train stopped at the Arras station in northern France, where counter-terrorist police detained the gunman, 26-year-old Moroccan Sliman Hamzi.
French media report that the Marines heard the sound of a gun being loaded in the bathroom. When they attempted to subdue Hamzi, he fired his Kalashnikov machine gun, wounding three people.
Hamzi was also carrying several knives, according to the Telegraph.
French President Francois Hollande expressed support for those injured in a tweet, writing, “I express my solidarity with the wounded from the attack on the train from Amsterdam to Paris. Everything is being done to shed light on this tragedy.”
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Stock Market: Dow Plunges 530 Points and More Than 1,000 for the Week

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Stocks were clobbered Friday on Wall Street — a brutal finish to the worst week in the market in four years. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 530 points, the ninth-biggest point decline in its history.
Investors worried about signs of a slowdown in the Chinese economy that could hammer companies and countries around the world. The stock of Apple, which depends heavily on demand from China, fell more than 6 percent.
The Dow finished at 16,459. It fell more than 1,000 points this week alone and is down more than 10 percent from its all-time high in May — the definition of a market correction. That has not happened in four years.
The Dow's decline for the day came to 3.1 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, a broader gauge of the stock market, finished down 3.2 percent and closed below 2,000 for the first time since early this year.
"Right now there is a feeling of fear in the marketplace, and all news is interpreted negatively and it's interpreted indiscriminately," Tom Digenan, the head of U.S. equities at UBS Global Asset Management, told CNBC.
In percentage terms, the decline on Friday was nowhere close to the worst of all time. On Black Monday in 1987, when the Dow fell 508 points, it represented a 22 percent decline.
The damage on Friday wasn't limited to Apple. John Deere stock fell more than 8 percent and Microsoft more than 5 percent. Energy stocks and technology stocks were hammered across the board.
Utility stocks, seen as a relatively stable bet in a rough market, fared the best, but even they were down more than 1 percent.
There was some good news in the sell-off: The price of crude oil plunged below $40 a barrel for the first time since the financial crisis in 2009. Gas has already fallen to a nationwide average of $2.63 a gallon — 80 cents lower than a year ago.
Stocks began falling last week when China announced that it was devaluing its currency, the yuan. Investors took it as a signal that the slowdown in the Chinese economy, the second-largest in the world, is worse than they had thought.
They got more evidence on Friday: A reading of business activity in China known as the Caixin purchasing index fell to 47.1. Anything below 50 suggests business activity is shrinking.
"China has been on a mission to keep up the illusion of a gradual slowdown, but dealers aren't buying it anymore," David Madden, a market analyst at the financial company IG, told The Associated Press.
The punishment for investors was global. Earlier in the day, the Shanghai stock market fell 4.3 percent, and the Nikkei index in Japan tumbled 3 percent to its lowest level in six weeks. European stocks fell more than 3 percent.
Robert Shiller, a Nobel Prize-winning economist who has warned for months that the market was overheated, told CNBC that "even bigger and bigger moves" could be in the offing.
He said he was confident that the Chinese economy would grow and said that the American housing market "has been going up at a good clip." But he warned that the market sell-off could spiral.
"When people who don't normally pay attention to the market are brought in," he told CNBC, "it can feed on itself like an epidemic."
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Dow Jones sinks more than 500 points on China growth fears - Americas - World

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The London blue-chip index fell for the ninth consecutive day – its longest losing streak also since 2011 – by 2.8 per cent, or 180.24 points, to 6,187.65.  The FTSE has fallen by 5.8 per cent since the start of the year and is now 13 per cent off its peak of 7,122.74 on 27 April. Two more sessions in the red and it will be the worst streak since January 2003, when the Footsie fell for 11 straight days.
The ugly end of trading numbers for the Dow represented a full 10 per cent from its peak. It means that the American leading index is now officially suffering a correction.
“Global markets are in panic mode as the full scale of China’s slowdown becomes clearer,” said Angus Nicholson, market analyst at IG Index. “The word on everyone’s lips is deflation – poison for equity markets. The phenomenal six-year bull market may finally meet its match in China-induced global deflation.”
Selling was sparked by data released yesterday showing that activity in Chinese factories dropped sharply last month. The private Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index – where a figure below 50 indicates contraction – declined to 47.1 from 47.8 in July.
The Shanghai Composite index gave up almost all its recent gains in response, closing 4 per cent lower, while the largest market in Asia – Japan’s Nikkei – ended down 3 per cent.
Fears over China took also their toll on commodities, with Brent crude falling $1.28, or 2.75 per cent, to $45.33 per barrel by late afternoon.
In Paris, the CAC 40 ended down 3.2 per cent, while the Frankfurt, Milan and Madrid exchanges all dropped by  nearly 3 per cent.
One of the big factors weighing on American markets was the smartphone giant Apple, which shed more than $27bn (£17bn) in value on concerns over demand from China, which is now the world’s largest smartphone market.
The FTSE 100 has been dragged down by commodity and energy stocks such as Glencore, Shell and Rio Tinto, which together make up 20 percent of the index.
Since shares started falling on 11 August, the FTSE has lost 548.57 points, wiping more than £140bn off the value of the country’s top stocks.
In a sea of red on trading screens, Royal Mail was the only blue-chip riser yesterday.
Many traders are away on holiday, which has resulted in lower trading volumes than normal and provided little in the way of support to stem the decline.
Nigel Green, chief executive of the wealth manager de Vere said: “This volatility is likely to remain with us, at least until the end of the year.  By then, we will have a clearer view as to the risk of a China economic ‘hard landing’, and the degree to which capital markets are prepared to absorb higher American  interest rates.”
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Jenner Could Face Manslaughter Charge in Fatal Crash, Police Say

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is set to recommend a charge of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter against Caitlyn Jenner.

Illinois Enacts Gay Conversion Therapy Ban for Young People

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs gay conversion therapy ban affecting young people

'They're in Everything': California Bug Outbreak Irks Towns

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The gas station's ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.
On the road, they rained onto car windshields. They flew by the thousands toward even the smallest sources of light, and crept along windows and kitchen tables.
Such has been the skin-crawling reality for the past two months in the high-desert communities at the foot of the Sierra Nevada's eastern slopes, where residents have seen an explosion of the black-and-red seed bug species Melacoryphus lateralis.
"They're in everything. There's no way to get rid of them or eradicate them. They're just here," said Blair Nicodemus, 33, of Lone Pine, while driving with a bug creeping on his windshield. "Sometimes there will be these micro-plumes that'll come through where there will be just thousands of them, and they'll be all over you. ... I'm sure I've eaten at least two dozen, because they get into your food."
Such outbreaks have happened in Arizona's Sonoran desert near Tucson, but scientists say it's the first one in recent memory in California.
The influx has been driven by a mild winter and monsoonal weather, which provided healthier vegetation for the nutrient-sucking bugs, said David Haviland, an entomologist with the University of California Cooperative Extension in Kern County.
The bugs' flight into town and toward the lights in homes, businesses or cars, however, might be related to the drying up of native vegetation in the summer heat and the drought, said Nathan Reade, agricultural commissioner for Inyo and Mono counties.
The fingernail-sized insects are the main topic of conversation in the area.
A printout in a hotel lobby in a Lone Pine motel warned people to keep their doors shut at night, and a hotel worker advised people to keep their car windows up if lights are on. A Dollar General Store in Inyokern limited its store hours after dark to avoid dealing with the bugs.
Lia Sensanbaugh of Inyokern doesn't turn on her lights when at home. "I've got them real bad," she said. "I've been living off my TV light for about a month and a half."
Gas stations and rest areas along Highway 395 — a roadway that crosses through sparsely populated and rural areas — are prime bug targets because of their lights. After dark, the bugs swirl like surreal artwork below the Pearsonville Shell gas station's overhead lights.
"Millions, tens, twenty, we can't count it," gas station owner Soma Praba said. "At night time, if you go into the station, they'll follow. They go everywhere. They get on your body, your head."
Each morning Praba's workers have spent three hours sweeping the ground and using a leaf blower to clear away piles of the bugs. Around eight times a day, workers will sweep, discovering two hours later that the same amount of bugs are back, Praba said with frustration.
Spraying insecticide hasn't helped, Praba said, and exterminators have been equally stymied. The only reprieve seems to be a windy day and the recent smoke from fires.
"We are tired of it," Praba said. "I am waiting for the first snow to come."
At a Lone Pine gas station this week, the side of the building was covered with bugs, and a woman was hosing off the wall, despite the drought, said Kathi Hall, who owns the town's Mt. Whitney Restaurant with her husband.
Ridgecrest Mayor Peggy Breeden said some people in town use umbrellas while getting gas because of the swarms overhead. She's fielded many dozens of concerned calls and never seen anything like this in her 33 years there.
She put together a notice this week to post around town explaining to visitors that the bugs are a harmless nuisance in the hopes that they'll return when the bugs die down.
That said, Breeden joked, "If frogs come, we're all leaving."
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NYC Police: Subway Rider Bites Passenger Over Seat Request

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Police: NYC subway rider bites, scratches passenger when asked to move her bag from seat

'Loose Tweets Destroy Fleets,' Air Force Advisory Warns

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The Air Force warns military members of social media activity in new spin on old WWII slogan.

US Halts Military Exercise With South Korea

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US halts military exercise with South Korea as tensions on Korean peninsula flare
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White House: No. 2 IS Leader Killed in US Military Strike

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White House: Deputy Islamic State leader al-Hayali killed in US military air strike in Iraq

Barrel of US Crude Drops Below $40

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Symbol of global unease, barrel of US crude drops below $40, a first since economic crises

Russia: Massive Capital Flight Continues | Business

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KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin meets with regional governors, financial analysts, and Central Bank leaders to discuss the country’s economy and government finances.
This article was originally published by EurasiaNet.org
Amid Russia's economic woes, billions of dollars continue to disappear in offshore havens. The net outflow of capital from Russia reached $32.6 billion during the first quarter of 2015, according to the nation's Central Bank. 
The bank is now forecasting that capital flight may reach $131 billion by the end of the year. In reporting first quarter numbers, the Central Bank also upwardly revised the 2014 figure for net capital outflow to $154.1 billion from the previously reported $151.5 billion. That figure marks the highest annual total of capital flight since the Central Bank started tracking the trend back in 1994. 
Financial experts say most of the money now fleeing Russia ends up in offshore accounts, beyond the reach of tax inspectors and other prying eyes. The budgetary implications for Russia are significant: according to Andrei Makarov, chairman of the Russian Duma's Committee on Budget and Taxation, back in 2013, when the capital flight rate was dramatically lower than it is now, capital flight cost the Russian treasury at least $22 billion in lost tax revenue.
"Capital outflow abroad leads to losses that are at least comparable to internal tax revenue losses," state-owned news channel Russia 24 reported, citing data from KPMG, a large international audit, tax and advisory firm.
The problem is not limited to tax revenue losses. "Capital flight weakens the national economy, starving it of investment funding, which further worsens the economy's development prospects," wrote economists Mikhail Gelvanovskiy and Vladislav Ovchinskiy in an academic paper that examined the economic damage done by capital flight amid the 2008 economic crisis.
Investment activity in Russia during the first quarter of 2015 dropped by more than 20 percent compared with the same period the previous year, according to the Center for Macroeconomic Analysis and Short-Term Forecasts (CMASF). Representatives of the Economic Development Ministry sought to allay concerns, contending that the overall decrease in investment is projected to be 10.6 percent in 2015. Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev also has claimed that investment would grow by as much as 3 percent in 2016, driven mainly by private investors. He provided no specifics about possible government measures to attract private investment.
Another sign that the Russian economy is being starved of capital is the sharp increase in bankruptcies. According to CMASF, the overall number of bankruptcies in the first quarter of 2015 reached levels last seen during the previous crisis in 2008-2009. Among major companies in industry and agriculture, the rate has exceeded that of the previous crisis. The hardest hit economic sectors are housing and construction, transport, communications, trade, power industry and metallurgy.
The flight total for the first quarter of 2015, $32.6 billion, is substantially lower than the same quarter last year ($47.7 billion). But experts point out that the first quarter of 2014 saw Russia's forced annexation of Crimea and the first steps toward the introduction of Western sanctions, two developments that sparked a panicked reaction among Russia's monied class. A better indicator for how 2015 is comparing to last year, in terms of the capital flight rate, will be the second quarter. In 2014, the second-quarter capital flight figure fell to $21.9 billion.
Analysts predict capital flight will not stabilize anytime soon. "Capital outflow can only be stopped if the general population and businesses' confidence in Russia's stability is regained," Mikhail Zadornov, head of VTB 24, one of Russia's largest banks, told the Interfax news agency.
Both Zadornov and other experts contend that bolstering confidence in Russia's political and financial system are long shots over the near- and medium-term: There are no indications that the Kremlin will change its current political course, specifically its aggressive stance toward Ukraine. And at home, the government likewise shows no inclination to address the issues of pervasive corruption and arbitrariness in dealing with the business community.
Russian Central Bank representatives say the price of oil could have a significant impact on capital flight in 2015: If prices go below the present level, capital flight is projected to top $130 billion. If energy prices rise, the capital flight figure could drop to about $111 billion. Even if the figure ends up in the lower range, 2015's capital flight figure would still be the third highest annual total since 1994. 
According to government statistics, Russia has suffered a total net capital outflow of about $550 billion since President Vladimir Putin gained power in 1999, hemorrhaging money every year except in 2006 and 2007. Independent researchers suggest that the government figures underestimate the problem, and assert the actual total may be higher than $1 trillion.
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Brain Drain Worsens as Exodus of Russian Scientists Gathers Pace | News

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The exodus of Russian scientists has picked up pace during the last 18 months, the president of the Russian Academy of Sciences told Rossia-24 television channel Tuesday.    
Vladimir Fortov, a physicist who has headed the academy since 2013, attributed the increase in scientists leaving Russia to more lucrative salaries offered abroad, a lure that has become stronger following the ruble's recent plummet in value.
The ongoing brain drain has not yet resulted in a shortage of specialists, Fortov said, adding that Russia excels in the fields of theoretical physics, mathematics, energy, engineering and mechanics.
Since the beginning of Putin's third term in May 2012, the number of Russians emigrating — many of them skilled professionals — has soared.
According to state statistics bureau Rosstat, 186,382 Russians moved abroad in 2013, compared with 36,774 in 2011. Experts indicate the actual figures may be higher.

Russia threatens to block Wikipedia over cannabis page

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The Russian government has threatened to ban Wikipedia over a page explainingcharas, a hashish type of cannabis.










Russian authorities confiscate £20m worth of cheese in crackdown on illegal western foods

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Russian authorities have announced a major success against a criminal smuggling ring.

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» French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman
21/08/15 18:43 from - The Washington Post
French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. strike, White House says How Macedonia became the latest front in Europe’s migrant crisis How did these two women become the first to comple...
» Nov. 19 Change-of-Plea, Sentencing Hearing Set for Fogle
21/08/15 18:42 from ABC News: ABCNews
Judge schedules Nov. 19 change-of-plea, sentencing hearing for former Subway pitchman Fogle
» Americans Foil Gunman on French Train, Officials Say
21/08/15 18:42 from NYT > International
The assailant wounded several passengers before two Americans aboard subdued him. France’s interior minister called them particularly courageous.
» New evidence of classified memos emerges in Clinton probe
21/08/15 18:40 from Latest News
Hillary's camp goes after critics
» Ellen Page, Ted Cruz square off
21/08/15 18:39 from CNN.com
Hollywood actress Ellen Page and presidential candidate Ted Cruz debated for over five minutes in Iowa Friday on where to draw the line between discriminating against gays and lesbians and protecting religious liberty.
» North Korea issues military threat as tensions with South Korea rise - CNN
21/08/15 18:38 from World - Google News
NDTV North Korea issues military threat as tensions with South Korea rise CNN Paju, South Korea (CNN) North Korea outlined an ultimatum Friday to its southern neighbor: Stop the "provocations" and "psychological warfare&qu...
» Migrants rush Macedonian border
21/08/15 18:38 from BBC News - World
Hundreds of migrants rush at Macedonian border forces in an attempt to enter from Greece, en route to EU states further north.
» Baylor Player Sentenced to 6 Months of Jail for Sex Assault
21/08/15 18:36 from ABC News: ABCNews
Baylor player given 6 month jail term after sexual assault conviction
» Exclusive: Dozens of Clinton emails were classified from the start, U.S. rules suggest
21/08/15 18:36 from Reuters: Top News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice...
» Kasich: Ban teachers' lounges
21/08/15 18:36 from CNN.com
While lighting into teachers unions Wednesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said he would ban teachers' lounges if he had the chance.
» Coahuila Becomes 3rd Mexican State to Adopt Bullfight Ban
21/08/15 18:35 from ABC News: ABCNews
Coahuila in northern Mexico becomes country's 3rd state to adopt ban on bullfighting
» Is early breast cancer overtreated?
21/08/15 18:34 from CNN.com
More than 60% of all women over 40 in the United States have had a mammogram in the past two years. And 20% of mammograms detect something called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS -- also known as Stage 0 breast cancer.
» German Police Disperse Far-Right Protesters at Refugee Home
21/08/15 18:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
German police use pepper spray to disperse far-right protesters at planned home for refugees
» Police: Man shoots security guard, self at federal building - Fox News
21/08/15 18:34 from Top Stories - Google News
CBS News Police: Man shoots security guard, self at federal building Fox News NEW YORK – Police say a man has walked into a federal building in New York City and opened fire, wounding a security guard before shooting himself. The shooter...
» Black teen killed by St. Louis police shot in back: autopsy
21/08/15 18:34 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
News of the preliminary results of an autopsy escalated tensions that had flared after Wednesday's killing of Mansur Ball-Bey, as protesters and family of the slain 18-year-old questioned police accounts that he pointed a gun at off...
» US soldier wounded helping to overpower gunman on train in France - Reuters
21/08/15 18:34 from Top Stories - Google News
Reuters US soldier wounded helping to overpower gunman on train in France Reuters PARIS A machine gun-toting attacker wounded three people on a high-speed train in France on Friday before being overpowered by passengers who included an A...
» Candidates embrace 'anchor baby'
21/08/15 18:34 from CNN.com
Is "anchor baby" the new "welfare baby"?
» Nov. 19 change-of-plea, sentencing hearing set for Fogle - seattlepi.com
21/08/15 18:34 from Top Stories - Google News
seattlepi.com Nov. 19 change-of-plea, sentencing hearing set for Fogle seattlepi.com Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle leaves the Federal Courthouse in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 following a hearing on child-pornography char...
» Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Civilians in Yemen, Doctors Without Borders Says - New York Times
21/08/15 18:33 from Google News - World
Fox News Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Civilians in Yemen, Doctors Without Borders Says New York Times Doctors Without Borders said Friday that Saudi-led airstrikes on a residential district in Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz had kille...
» Washington Tragedy Highlights Firefighters' Youth, Passion
21/08/15 18:31 from ABC News: ABCNews
Washington state tragedy highlights youth, passion typical of wildland firefighters
» Nov. 19 Change-of-Plea, Sentencing Hearing Set for Fogle - ABC News
21/08/15 18:30 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Nov. 19 Change-of-Plea, Sentencing Hearing Set for Fogle ABC News A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 19 change-of-plea and sentencing hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle. U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt poste...
» Hollywood Nation: Jon Stewart in 2016 presidential race?
21/08/15 18:27 from Latest News
Fans make special request of comedian
» From warriors to entrepreneurs
21/08/15 18:27 from Latest News
Robin Tobin reports
» US Woman, 2 Minors Detained, Mexico Probes Possible Abuse
21/08/15 18:27 from ABC News: ABCNews
US woman, 2 minors detained by Mexican immigration agents, Mexico probes possible abuse
» US air strike kills Isis second-in-command
21/08/15 18:26 from FT.com - World
White House said Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali died while travelling in a vehicle near Mosul on Tuesday
» One killed as gunfire erupts at NYC federal building: officials
21/08/15 18:26 from Reuters: Top News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - One person was killed and another was critically wounded after gunfire broke out at a federal building in Lower Manhattan on Friday, New York police and fire officials said.
» 1 dead in shooting at New York federal building
21/08/15 18:26 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
One person was killed and another was critically wounded after gunfire broke out at a federal building in Lower Manhattan on Friday, New York police and fire officials said.
» Mexico Says It Is Committed to Reducing Sea Turtle Deaths
21/08/15 18:25 from ABC News: ABCNews
Mexico says it is committed to protecting sea turtles, despite negative report from US
» French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman - Washington Post
21/08/15 18:25 from World - Google News
CBC.ca French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman Washington Post PARIS — A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris Friday, wounding two people before being subdued by two American passengers, of...
» Mistrial Declared in Police Manslaughter Trial
21/08/15 18:25 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Latest: Family wants new trial after jury deadlocks in police officer's manslaughter trial
» Giants Send Pitcher Chris Heston to Triple-A
21/08/15 18:23 from ABC News: ABCNews
From no-no to no spot; Giants send pitcher Chris Heston to Triple-A for a breather
» Is "anchor baby" the new "welfare baby"?
21/08/15 18:23 from CNN.com
Is "anchor baby" the new "welfare baby"?
» China fears hand Wall St. its worst day since 2011 - Reuters
21/08/15 18:23 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters China fears hand Wall St. its worst day since 2011 Reuters Fears of a China-led global economic slowdown drove Wall Street to its steepest one-day drop in nearly four years on Friday and left the Dow industrials more than 10 perc...
» Trump: O'Malley 'weak,' 'pathetic'
21/08/15 18:22 from CNN.com
Donald Trump says Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley was "weak" and "pathetic" for apologizing to Black Lives Matter protestors.
» US would 'welcome' Australia's involvement fighting Islamic State - ABC Online
21/08/15 18:22 from Google News - World
ABC Online US would 'welcome' Australia's involvement fighting Islamic State ABC Online A spokesman for the United States-led coalition fighting Islamic State says he would welcome Australia's involvement in Syria. Austra...
» Ted Cruz, Ellen Page square off
21/08/15 18:20 from CNN.com
Hollywood actress Ellen Page and presidential candidate Ted Cruz debated for over five minutes in Iowa Friday on where to draw the line between discriminating against gays and lesbians and protecting religious liberty.
» Kevin Swindell Released From Hospital Following 2 Surgeries
21/08/15 18:19 from ABC News: ABCNews
Family of Kevin Swindell says driver has long recovery ahead of him, asks for donations
» Should early breast cancer be treated?
21/08/15 18:18 from CNN.com
More than 60% of all women over 40 in the United States have had a mammogram in the past two years. And 20% of mammograms detect something called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS -- also known as Stage 0 breast cancer.
» Barrel of US Crude Drops Below $40
21/08/15 18:18 from ABC News: ABCNews
Symbol of global unease, barrel of US crude drops below $40, a first since economic crises
» Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Civilians in Yemen, Doctors Without Borders Says
21/08/15 18:17 from NYT > International
The medical charity reported what could be one of the largest death tolls from the Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen.
» White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. air strike
21/08/15 18:16 from Reuters: International
EDGARTOWN, Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group was killed during a U.S. air strike in Iraq on Tuesday, the White House said on Friday, dealing a blow to the group that has sought to form...
» French minister praises passengers in train attack - BBC News
21/08/15 18:16 from World - Google News
BBC News French minister praises passengers in train attack BBC News Three people have been hurt after a heavily-armed man opened fire on a train in northern France, before being overpowered by two American passengers. The incident happe...
» Gunman Shoots Guard at Manhattan Federal Building, Then Kills Self
21/08/15 18:16 from ABC News: ABCNews
The shooting took place on Varick Street.
» North and South Korea on Alert Over Loudspeakers Blaring Propaganda
21/08/15 18:16 from NYT > International
Live fire directed into the South is being interpreted as a warning to stop the broadcasts into the North, a Cold War tactic that was recently revived.
» Fire Chief Criticizes CSX Over 2014 Virginia Derailment
21/08/15 18:16 from ABC News: ABCNews
Fire chief critical of CSX in 2014 oil train derailment in Virginia, documents say
» Danny now a Category 3 hurricane
21/08/15 18:16 from CNN.com
It took awhile, but the first Atlantic hurricane of the year has arrived.
» Rubio’s health care plan: Getting beyond the op-ed
21/08/15 18:16 from AEI » Latest Content
Earlier this week, Florida Senator Marco Rubio tossed into the Republican presidential campaign ring an abbreviated version of his plan to fix health care. How does his approach (published in Politico magazine) compare to a somewhat more...
» Is Hillary Clinton's email scandal much ado about nothing?
21/08/15 18:15 from Latest News
A fair and balanced debate on 'The Five'
» Macedonian police fire on migrants - The Times (subscription)
21/08/15 18:15 from Google News - World
The Times (subscription) Macedonian police fire on migrants The Times (subscription) Macedonian riot police used tear gas and stun grenades to push thousands of refugees and migrants back into Greece yesterday, less than 24 hours after t...
» Pa. inquiry clears Planned Parenthood - Philly.com
21/08/15 18:14 from Google News - Top Stories
Philly.com Pa. inquiry clears Planned Parenthood Philly.com Pennsylvania has three Planned Parenthood affiliates with 37 health centers, nine of which provide abortions. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Getty Images. Travel Deals. 2...
» Official: 2 US Marines stop Islamist attacker on train in France - CNN
21/08/15 18:14 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Official: 2 US Marines stop Islamist attacker on train in France CNN (CNN) A massacre on a high-speed train in France was prevented Friday when two U.S. Marines in civilian clothing surprised an Islamist militant who was loading his ...
» ISIS destroying Middle East heritage in Syria, Iraq - Miami Herald
21/08/15 18:14 from World - Google News
IBNLive ISIS destroying Middle East heritage in Syria, Iraq Miami Herald The Islamic State group's demolition of the St. Elian Monastery in the central Syrian province of Homs is the latest in a long campaign that has destroyed or ex...
» Autopsy: Suspect Killed by St. Louis Police Was Shot in Back
21/08/15 18:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
St. Louis police chief: Autopsy shows 18-year-old killed by officers was shot in the back
» Photos of the Day: Aug. 21
21/08/15 18:13 from WSJ.com: World News
In photos selected Friday by Wall Street Journal editors, Macedonian police clash with migrants, baby pandas are displayed in China, and more.
» Decision nearing, Biden games out mechanics of a 2016 run
21/08/15 18:12 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable presidential campaign against well-funded ...
» The Power Revolutions
21/08/15 18:10 from WSJ.com: World News
Natural gas, solar power and data-driven efficiency are making big gains, but history shows that the shift away from coal and oil won’t be fast or neat.
» Carnage on Wall Street signals U.S. growth fears
21/08/15 18:09 from Home - CBSNews.com
U.S. stocks join a global selloff in worst week since 2011; analysts cut outlook for domestic growth
» Gunman wounds French train passengers
21/08/15 18:08 from FT.com - World
US citizens overpower and apprehend suspected terrorist
» Gunman opens fire on Amsterdam-Paris train, wounding two people - The Guardian
21/08/15 18:06 from world - Google News
The Guardian Gunman opens fire on Amsterdam-Paris train, wounding two people The Guardian A heavily armed gunman opened fire on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, injuring two people before being overpowered...
» North Korea at UN threatens 'strong military counteraction' - Times of India
21/08/15 18:06 from World - Google News
Times of India North Korea at UN threatens 'strong military counteraction' Times of India UNITED NATIONS, United States: North Korea threatened Friday to launch a "very strong military counteraction" if South Korea refu...
» Three Wounded in Attack on French Train
21/08/15 18:04 from WSJ.com: World News
Two men, at least one of them with the U.S. military, subdued a heavily armed man who attacked passengers aboard a high-speed train to Paris, French officials said.
» Mexico's First Lady Returns Mansion After Scandal Broke Out
21/08/15 18:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
Mexico's first lady returns mansion she bought from contractor after scandal broke out
» SMI Owner Bruton Smith Treated for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
21/08/15 18:03 from ABC News: ABCNews
SMI owner Bruton Smith returns to racing at Bristol after treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
» Argentine in Wheelchair Dances at World Tango Championships
21/08/15 18:03 from ABC News: ABCNews
Argentine woman in wheelchair competing in World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires
» What did Baylor know before star player's sex conviction?
21/08/15 18:03 from CNN.com
As recently as June, Baylor University's football coaching staff seemed hopeful that defensive end Sam Ukwuachu would finally be taking the field for the Bears.
» Stocks post worst week in years on China fears - Reuters
21/08/15 18:03 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters Stocks post worst week in years on China fears Reuters NEW YORK World stock markets tumbled on Friday and U.S. oil prices dove briefly below $40 a barrel sparked by fresh evidence of slowing growth in China, sending investors scu...
» Dr. Dre Issues Statement Apologizing to 'Women I've Hurt'
21/08/15 18:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
With no mention of violence, Dr. Dre expresses regret, apologizes to 'the women I've hurt'
» Officials ID Bodies Found After Alaska Slide as 2 Brothers
21/08/15 18:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Officials ID bodies found after Alaska landslide as 2 brothers; search resumes for 3rd man
» UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites - Salt Lake Tribune
21/08/15 18:02 from World - Google News
Salt Lake Tribune UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites Salt Lake Tribune (This picture released late Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, by an Islamic State militant-affiliated website, shows the ancient Monastery of the Saint ...
» VIDEO: Yemen families broken by war
21/08/15 18:02 from BBC News - World
Dozens of civilians have been killed in the latest fighting in the Gulf state of Yemen, as rebel fighters try to take control of the country.
» Nanoparticles May Replace Chemicals in Pesticides
21/08/15 18:02 from Voice of America
Using pesticides to battle harmful bacteria that attack fruit and vegetables has its downside, releasing harmful chemicals onto the crops and into the environment. Scientists at the North Carolina State University say they may be able to...
» What happened to Tawana Brawley?
21/08/15 18:01 from CNN.com
For many, her name is synonymous with a 28-year-old rape case that was a hoax. Few have seen her publicly since the 80's, Jason Carroll tracks her down.
» North Korea goes on war footing against South Korea as deadline looms - Times of India
21/08/15 18:01 from World - Google News
ABC News North Korea goes on war footing against South Korea as deadline looms Times of India SEOUL: North Korea put its troops on a war footing on Friday as South Korea rejected an ultimatum to stop propaganda broadcasts or face militar...
» Student's half-court shot for free tuition
21/08/15 17:59 from CNN.com
A Freshman student at Ball State University hit a half-court shot and won free tuition for one semester.
» Gunfire erupts at federal building in Lower Manhattan: police
21/08/15 17:59 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gunfire broke out on Friday at a federal building in New York's Lower Manhattan neighborhood, police said.
» Star football player faces 20 years in prison
21/08/15 17:59 from CNN.com
Former Baylor University football player Sam Ukwuachu has been convicted of raping a soccer player. CNN's Sara Ganim reports.
» ISIS bulldoze 1500-year-old Christian monastery in Syria in shameful act of ... - Mirror.co.uk
21/08/15 17:59 from World - Google News
Mirror.co.uk ISIS bulldoze 1500-year-old Christian monastery in Syria in shameful act of ... Mirror.co.uk ISIS have continued their sickening campaign of cultural vandalism by demolishing an ancient Christian monastery. Pictures show the...
» 2 Shot Outside Federal Building in Manhattan
21/08/15 17:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
The shooting took place on Varick Street.
» Labour 'robustly' verifying voters
21/08/15 17:58 from BBC News - World
Labour officials are "rigorously, robustly and fairly" verifying that voting applicants in the party's leadership contest do support it.
» Jared Fogle 'New York Post' Cover With Prison-Rape Joke Incites Media Backlash - Hollywood Reporter
21/08/15 17:56 from Google News - Top Stories
Hollywood Reporter Jared Fogle 'New York Post' Cover With Prison-Rape Joke Incites Media Backlash Hollywood Reporter Dr. Dre, Ice Cube Break Silence on N.W.A Movie, Suge Knight's Murder Charge and a Reunion Tour (With Eminem)...
» Mistrial for North Carolina policeman who shot unarmed black man - Reuters
21/08/15 17:52 from Top Stories - Google News
Reuters Mistrial for North Carolina policeman who shot unarmed black man Reuters CHARLOTTE, N.C. A North Carolina judge declared a mistrial on Friday when a jury said it was deadlocked after more than three days of deliberations in the t...
» Bid by B.B. King's Daughter to Get Medical Records Denied
21/08/15 17:52 from ABC News: ABCNews
Court in Las Vegas denies bid by B.B. King's daughter to get late blues icon's medical records
» Shooting Outside Federal Building in Manhattan
21/08/15 17:52 from ABC News: ABCNews
The shooting took place on Varick Street.
» Wild Assistant Darryl Sydor Charged With Drunken Driving
21/08/15 17:52 from ABC News: ABCNews
Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor charged with drunken driving; complaint says son was in car
» North Korea goes on war footing against South Korea as deadline looms - Reuters
21/08/15 17:52 from World - Google News
Reuters North Korea goes on war footing against South Korea as deadline looms Reuters SEOUL North Korea put its troops on a war footing on Friday as South Korea rejected an ultimatum to stop propaganda broadcasts or face military action,...
» North Korea orders troops on war footing
21/08/15 17:51 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
Kim Jong Un declares a "quasi-state of war" after an exchange of fire with South Korea.
» North Korea goes on war footing against South Korea as deadline looms
21/08/15 17:51 from Reuters: Top News
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea put its troops on a war footing on Friday as South Korea rejected an ultimatum to stop propaganda broadcasts or face military action, prompting China to voice concern and urge both sides to step back after a...
» Guatemala: ex-Vice-President Baldetti held on fraud charges - BBC News
21/08/15 17:49 from World - Google News
BBC News Guatemala: ex-Vice-President Baldetti held on fraud charges BBC News The former vice-president of Guatemala, Roxana Baldetti, has been arrested on corruption charges three months after she was forced to leave office. She is accu...
» Guatemala arrests ex-vice-president
21/08/15 17:49 from BBC News - World
Guatemala's former Vice-President, Roxana Baldetti, is arrested on corruption charges as prosecutors call for the president's impeachment.
» It's Time to Get Over Your Unfounded Fears of Turkey Burgers
21/08/15 17:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for chipotle barbecue turkey burgers
» US Strike Kills Islamic State's Second-in-Command - Wall Street Journal
21/08/15 17:48 from World - Google News
Wall Street Journal US Strike Kills Islamic State's Second-in-Command Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—A U.S. military strike killed Islamic State's second-in-command earlier this week, the White House said on Friday. Tuesday's...
» Macedonia uses stun grenades, tear gas against migrants
21/08/15 17:47 from CNN.com
Macedonia struggles to deal with an unprecedented migrant crisis as countless migrants are left stranded in no-man's land. CNN's Ian Lee reports.
» J Street Elects Muslim Woman President of College Chapters
21/08/15 17:46 from ABC News: ABCNews
Dovish pro-Israel lobby J Street elects US Muslim woman president of college chapter program
» Figures on Government Spending and Debt
21/08/15 17:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
Figures on government spending and debt
» Holloway: School crime data kept in the dark
21/08/15 17:45 from CNN.com
Many who are interested in legal news have been following the trial of 19-year-old Owen Labrie, a graduate of the prestigious St. Paul's school in Concord, New Hampshire. He is on trial for, among other things, the alleged rape of a 15-y...
» 100 days to save the world
21/08/15 17:45 from CNN.com
We've learned to be pessimists about climate change.
» US Service Member Injured in Train Attack in France
21/08/15 17:44 from ABC News: ABCNews
US service member injured in train attack in France trying to subdue gunman
» France train attack: officials praise ‘bravery’ of passengers – video
21/08/15 17:44 from World news: World news + Video | guardian.co.uk
French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve praises the brave actions of two train passengers who reportedly helped overpower a gunman who shot and wounded three people . Speaking from Arras in northern France, Cazeneuve says the passenge...
» US, Seoul pause exercises as North threatens war - USA TODAY
21/08/15 17:43 from Google News - Top Stories
USA TODAY US, Seoul pause exercises as North threatens war USA TODAY South Korean army armored vehicles are mobilized in Pocheon, south of the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, on Aug. 21,, 2015. (Photo: AP). 3039 CONNECT 4...
» Islamic State second-in-command killed in U.S. strike, White House says
21/08/15 17:42 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
The second-in-command of the Islamic State was killed in northern Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday.Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, a leader of Islamic State operations also known as Hajji Mutazz, was traveling in a vehicle nea...
» White House: No. 2 IS leader killed in US military airstrike
21/08/15 17:40 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) -- The No. 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group was killed in a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday....
» Facebook Co-Founder: I wish I would've worked less
21/08/15 17:40 from CNN.com
CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks with Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook. Moskovitz challenges the overworked, intense culture of the tech industry.
» Yemen's President Calls for Cease-Fire and Rebel Withdrawal - ABC News
21/08/15 17:39 from World - Google News
Fox News Yemen's President Calls for Cease-Fire and Rebel Withdrawal ABC News Yemen's president is proposing a 15-day cease-fire that would coincide with the withdrawal of Shiite rebel militias from all government institutions an...
» White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in US air strike - Reuters
21/08/15 17:38 from Google News - Top Stories
Al Jazeera America White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in US air strike Reuters EDGARTOWN, Mass./WASHINGTON The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group was killed during a U.S. air strike in Iraq on Tuesday,...
» Mexico president, finance minister cleared in ethics probe
21/08/15 17:37 from Reuters: International
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican government auditor on Friday exonerated President Enrique Peña Nieto and his finance minister from any wrongdoing over purchases of homes from public contractors, but opposition lawmakers poured scorn ov...
» Trump, Bush not apologizing for 'anchor babies'
21/08/15 17:37 from CNN.com
Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush are in the spotlight for using the controversial term 'anchor babies.'
» Jared Fogle's Secret Recordings? - Access Hollywood
21/08/15 17:37 from Top Stories - Google News
Access Hollywood Jared Fogle's Secret Recordings? Access Hollywood It may have taken more than four years of secretly recorded conversations to help catch Jared Fogle. After befriending Fogle as a journalist in 2007, Rochelle Herman-...
» Cruz Critiques Carter Administration During Iowa Stop
21/08/15 17:36 from ABC News: ABCNews
Cruz critiques Carter administration during Iowa stop, says he is just talking about policy
» Gunman injures three after firing Kalashnikov on Amsterdam-Paris train: latest
21/08/15 17:36 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Unarmed US marines foil attack by Moroccan gunman with Kalashnikov and handgun on train - follow live updates
» Medical Marijuana Advocate in Washington Dies From Cancer
21/08/15 17:35 from ABC News: ABCNews
Feds had dropped medical marijuana charges against Washington man, 71, after cancer diagnosis
» Police: Tuscaloosa Officer Shot, Killed Man After Assault
21/08/15 17:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Police: Tuscaloosa officer shot, killed man after assault; stun gun used prior to firearm
» Trailblazer Female Ranger Graduates Describe Elite Course
21/08/15 17:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Army's first female Rangers speak out about the grueling training course.
» Nicki Minaj has no problem with fans doing this
21/08/15 17:34 from CNN.com
Fans get too frisky with sexy Nicki Minaj wax figure. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the wax museum had to beef up security.
» North and South Korea 'on brink of war' - Telegraph.co.uk
21/08/15 17:34 from Top Stories - Google News
Telegraph.co.uk North and South Korea 'on brink of war' Telegraph.co.uk North and South Korea appeared on the verge of war on Friday night after Kim Jong-un issued an ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcast...
» Egon Bahr, Who Laid Groundwork for German Reunification, Dies at 93
21/08/15 17:32 from NYT > International
Mr. Bahr, an architect of Ostpolitik, West Germany’s Cold War policy of rapprochement, believed the best way to narrow Germany’s division was through negotiations.
» Mistrial Declared in Police Officer's Manslaughter Trial - ABC News
21/08/15 17:31 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Daily News Mistrial Declared in Police Officer's Manslaughter Trial ABC News A North Carolina judge declared a mistrial Friday after a jury deadlocked in the case of a white police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter...
» American Hurt Stopping Gunman on Paris-Bound Train
21/08/15 17:31 from World news
One of three people hurt in the shooting was an "American who neutralized an extremely violent person," the French Interior Minister said.
» Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows
21/08/15 17:31 from ABC News: ABCNews
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
» Malala Yousafzai celebrates string of A* grades at GCSE - The Guardian
21/08/15 17:31 from Google News - World
The Guardian Malala Yousafzai celebrates string of A* grades at GCSE The Guardian Even after winning a Nobel peace prize, with glittering invitations to speak to presidents across the world, education activist Malala Yousafzai always had...
» Iran and the 'Francis Factor'
21/08/15 17:30 from Top Stories
Congress is giving the left-leaning Pope a platform ahead of a critical vote on the Iran nuclear deal.
» UN Chief Travels to Nigeria
21/08/15 17:29 from Voice of America
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon travels to Nigeria on Sunday to meet the country's new president and to commemorate the anniversary of a deadly attack on the United Nation's building in Abuja. U.N. officials said Friday that Ban will ...
» Scott Walker clarifies: His current position on birthright citizenship is no ... - Washington Post
21/08/15 17:28 from Top Stories - Google News
CNBC Scott Walker clarifies: His current position on birthright citizenship is no ... Washington Post Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that he will not take a formal position on whether to end birthright citizenship, walking back ...
» Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Celebrates Exam Success - Voice of America
21/08/15 17:26 from World - Google News
Voice of America Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Celebrates Exam Success Voice of America LONDON—. Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person ever to win the Nobel peace prize, has another reason to celebrate after posting a string o...
» Why Donald Trump's Supporters Are Sticking Around
21/08/15 17:26 from ABC News: ABCNews
Support for Donald Trump has only grown stronger over the past month.
» Brazil Stocks Enter Bear Market Amid Developing-Nation Selloff - Bloomberg
21/08/15 17:25 from World - Google News
The Guardian Nigeria Brazil Stocks Enter Bear Market Amid Developing-Nation Selloff Bloomberg The rout in developing nations sent Brazilian stocks into a bear market as Latin America's largest economy heads toward the worst recession...
» Ghana medics halt week-long strike
21/08/15 17:24 from BBC News - World
Doctors in Ghana suspend a strike they called to press for better working conditions, while talks continue.
» Leader of Brazil's lower house denies corruption charges linking him to ... - Fox News
21/08/15 17:24 from Google News - World
Fox News Leader of Brazil's lower house denies corruption charges linking him to ... Fox News President of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha arrives for a meeting with union workers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 21,...
» Why The Payout Jared Fogle's Victims Will Get Is So Unusual - Huffington Post
21/08/15 17:23 from Top Stories - Google News
CNN International Why The Payout Jared Fogle's Victims Will Get Is So Unusual Huffington Post Jared Fogle, the disgraced former Subway spokesman who accepted a "historic" plea deal announced on Wednesday on charges of distr...
» The Latest on Koreas: UN Chief Concerned by Korean Tensions
21/08/15 17:22 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Latest on Koreas: UN chief expresses deep concern over rising Korean tensions
» Jury Selection Concludes in Jewish Site Shootings Trial
21/08/15 17:22 from ABC News: ABCNews
Jury selected in white supremacist's capital murder trial; opening statements set for Monday
» Mental Health Evaluation Disputed in Supermarket Slaying
21/08/15 17:22 from ABC News: ABCNews
Suspect in fatal supermarket knife attack does not enter plea in first appearance
» Seed Bugs Swarm California Communities, Invade Homes, Cars
21/08/15 17:22 from ABC News: ABCNews
'They're in everything': California bug outbreak irks residents as insects invade homes, cars
» The Latest: 2 Vehicles Involved in Deadly Washington Fire
21/08/15 17:22 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Latest: 2 vehicles involved deadly Washington fire - 1 escaped flames
» Americans Foil Gunman on French Train, Officials Say - New York Times
21/08/15 17:22 from World - Google News
CBC.ca Americans Foil Gunman on French Train, Officials Say New York Times PARIS — A gunman opened fire aboard a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding at least three people before two American passengers subdued hi...
» Man Believed Suspect in French Train Shooting Arrested
21/08/15 17:22 from World news
An eyewitness captured a quick video of authorities carrying a man who was apprehended shortly after Friday's train shooting in France.
» Atlanta Police Arrest 2 in Cold Case Death of 11-Year-Old
21/08/15 17:21 from ABC News: ABCNews
Atlanta police arrest 2 men in boy's fatal shooting nearly 25 years ago
» VIDEO: Macedonia fires tear-gas at migrants
21/08/15 17:21 from BBC News - World
Police in Macedonia fired tear-gas to disperse thousands of migrants trying to enter from Greece, as James Reynolds reports.
» Sistani says Iraq must maintain reform campaign - The Daily Star
21/08/15 17:21 from World - Google News
STLtoday.com Sistani says Iraq must maintain reform campaign The Daily Star People shout slogans during a demonstration against corruption and poor services in regard to power cuts in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, August 21, 2015. REUTER...
» ISIS destroying precious heritage sites in Syria and Iraq - The Daily Star
21/08/15 17:20 from Google News - World
The Daily Star ISIS destroying precious heritage sites in Syria and Iraq The Daily Star This picture released late Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, by an Islamic State militant-affiliated website, shows a bulldozer of the Islamic State militants...
» CEO of cheating website said to be devoted husband
21/08/15 17:19 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The founder of the adultery site Ashley Madison built his livelihood around the unconventional philosophy that cheating is a natural part of married life....
» Black Lives Matter activists release criminal justice reform plan - Mashable
21/08/15 17:19 from Google News - Top Stories
Mashable Black Lives Matter activists release criminal justice reform plan Mashable Black Lives Matter activists are getting serious about pushing issues of criminal justice reform and racial injustice into the public debate. A group of ...
» ISIS No. 2 believed killed
21/08/15 17:18 from CNN.com
The No. 2 figure in ISIS, Haji Mutazz, is believed to have been killed in an August 18 drone strike near Mosul, Iraq, several U.S. officials told CNN.
» Hurricane Danny strengthens but remains relatively small - Reuters
21/08/15 17:18 from Top Stories - Google News
Reuters Hurricane Danny strengthens but remains relatively small Reuters Hurricane Danny strengthened to a potentially destructive Category 3 storm on Friday, though it had likely reached its peak intensity and remained relatively small ...

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» Phone Encryption: Balancing Privacy and Protection
22/08/15 12:30 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
Regulation cannot prevent the use of encryption by criminals, but it can limit the public's ability to protect themselves.
» As War Sows Chaos on Ground, It Can Lead to Cleaner Air, Study Says
22/08/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
A paper published in the journal Science found that Middle Eastern cities involved in wars or other crises showed fewer pollutants in the air.
» Study Finds Surprising Byproduct of Middle Eastern Conflicts: Cleaner Air
22/08/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
A paper published in the journal Science found that Middle Eastern cities involved in wars or other crises showed fewer pollutants in the air.
» Airstrike Kills a Deputy to ISIS Leader, U.S. Says
22/08/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
The White House said Fadel al-Hayali was second in command to the militant group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
» It’s Time to Confront Beijing About the South China Sea
21/08/15 18:37 from Defense One - All Content
To allow China to continue to expand its role and expectations in the South China Sea invites future conflict on a larger scale.
» Facebook Says More Than 90 Companies Using Cybersecurity Information Sharing ... - Wall Street Journal (blog)
21/08/15 18:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Wall Street Journal (blog) Facebook Says More Than 90 Companies Using Cybersecurity Information Sharing ... Wall Street Journal (blog) Facebook Inc. said more than 90 companies now share cybersecurity threat information via its ThreatExc...
» Pentagon: China Expands Military Activities on Newly Created Islands
21/08/15 18:15 from Washington Free Beacon
China has expanded construction of manmade islands in the South China Sea to a total of nearly 3,000 acres and is taking steps to militarize the islands for power projection capabilities, according to a Pentagon study made public Friday.
» Student in China Calls Police Because Military Training Too Tiring
21/08/15 17:59 from Washington Free Beacon
A student undergoing military training at a high school in China recently called police because he felt too tired to complete the exercise.
» America Rising Spotlights Democratic Senate Candidates Avoiding Iran Deal
21/08/15 17:43 from Washington Free Beacon
The America Rising PAC is putting heat on eight official and likely Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate who are dragging their feet on voicing their positions on the Iran nuclear deal.
» China Conducts Fifth Test of Hypersonic Glide Vehicle
21/08/15 17:40 from Washington Free Beacon
China this week carried out another test of a new high-tech hypersonic glide vehicle, an ultra high-speed missile designed to deliver nuclear weapons and avoid defenses.
» Why Can’t Obama Get His Defense Secretary To Release This Guantanamo Prisoner?
21/08/15 17:26 from Defense One - All Content
The Pentagon, not Congress, is blocking 75-pound prisoner Tariq Ba Odah's release, six years after he was cleared to go. So where is the president?
» Remember the Pentagon’s Pacific Pivot? It’s Still On
21/08/15 17:15 from Defense One - All Content
A new strategy document outlines Chinese activities in the South China Sea and the planned US responses to them.
» Donald Trump to Draw Crowd 7 Times Size of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Launch Audience
21/08/15 17:14 from Washington Free Beacon
The crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally Friday evening in Mobile, Alabama, is set to be between five and seven times the size of that at Hillary Clinton’s official campaign launch in New York.
» Upstate New York Man Convicted for His Role in Attempting to Acquire a Lethal ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
21/08/15 17:00 from fbi - Google News
VICE Upstate New York Man Convicted for His Role in Attempting to Acquire a Lethal ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) During a 14-month investigation, the Albany FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force learned that Crawfor...
» White House Allies Suggest Israel Forged Iran-IAEA Agreement Document
21/08/15 17:00 from Washington Free Beacon
Top White House allies are mounting a campaign to discredit recent reports Iran will be responsible for investigating its own military facility for evidence of nuclear activities under an agreement between international inspectors and Te...
» U.S. Outlines Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy
21/08/15 16:57 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
The United States has spelled out its maritimesecurity strategy so that all nations understand the American position, DavidShear, the assistant secretary of defense for Asian-Pacific security affairs,said during a Pentagon news conferenc...
» Chronic Offender
21/08/15 16:55 from Washington Free Beacon
Blogger Lee Fang has once again been caught taking a hit off the bong of factual inaccuracy.
» How Far Does $100 Go in Your State?
21/08/15 16:39 from Washington Free Beacon
A one-hundred dollar bill is worth less in Washington, D.C., where it is estimated to have the purchasing power of only $84.96, than in any state in the nation, the Tax Foundation reports.
» General Reports Progress in Inherent Resolve Operations
21/08/15 16:31 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
The Iraq Security Forces are making daily progress in Ramadi during a difficult counterattack against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the chief of staff of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said.
» Wall St. slumps more than 2 percent as China fears continue
21/08/15 16:05 from Search Results
Wall St. slumps more than 2 percent as China fears continue Disappointing business surveys intensify world growth fears Stocks post worst week of 2015 after China data Oil ends down more than 2 percent as U.S. drilling points to glut Eme...
» Father of Ex-LAPD Officer Gets Probation for Lying to FBI About Son's Whereabouts - KTLA
21/08/15 16:04 from fbi - Google News
KTLA Father of Ex-LAPD Officer Gets Probation for Lying to FBI About Son's Whereabouts KTLA Victor Solis told FBI agents he dropped off his son near the El Paso bus station March 14, and his son crossed alone into Ciudad Juarez, Mexi...
» U.S. Marines Take Down Terrorist Gunman on French Train
21/08/15 15:58 from Washington Free Beacon
Two Marines were injured Friday in a shootout aboard a train on its way from Amsterdam to Paris.
» Aug. 21, 2015
21/08/15 15:52 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Aug. 21, 2015 Graduation of First Lt Shaye Haver and Capt Kristen Griest from Army's elite Ranger School is milestone moment in history of integrating women in military; it bound to have effect on what military positions should be open t...
» TRICARE Pharmacy Rules Changing for Maintenance, Brand-name Drugs
21/08/15 15:51 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
TRICARE beneficiaries who take certain brand-name medications on a regular basis will be required to fill prescriptions at a military treatment facility or through a mail-in program beginning Oct. 1, a Defense Health Agency official said.
» After Ashley Madison leak, expert warns nothing online is private - NJ.com
21/08/15 15:49 from CyberWar - Google News
NJ.com After Ashley Madison leak, expert warns nothing online is private NJ.com A group of hackers released a massive file this week of data that included the email, profile names and personal information of users of the website Ashley M...
» Two Mississippi Businessmen Charged with Bribery of Former Corrections ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
21/08/15 15:46 from fbi - Google News
Two Mississippi Businessmen Charged with Bribery of Former Corrections ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) In commenting on this case, FBI SAC Donald Alway applauded the investigators and prosecutors, whose hard wo...
» SWAT, FBI, CPD raid Canton home, find drugs, ammo - WKYC-TV
21/08/15 15:44 from fbi - Google News
WKYC-TV SWAT, FBI , CPD raid Canton home, find drugs, ammo WKYC-TV CANTON, Ohio -- Friday morning the Canton Police Department Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant. They did so with the assistance of the Canton SWAT Coop...
» White House: No. 2 IS leader killed in US military strike
21/08/15 15:24 from News - Stripes
White House: No. 2 IS leader killed in US military strike The Obama administration says the No. 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group is dead, killed in a U.S. military air strike in Iraq earlier this week. Lightning, cancer, cama...
» ISIS destroys ancient Syrian Christian monastery
21/08/15 15:02 from DEBKAFile
August 21, 2015, 10:02 PM (IDT) The Islamic State has demolished the 1,500-year old Mar Elian monastery in the central Syrian town of al-Qaryatain and taken more than 100 Christian captives to their stronghold of Raqqa, after bulldozing ...
» FirstNet plans to release cybersecurity information this fall, Kennedy says - Urgent Communications
21/08/15 15:00 from cybersecurity - Google News
FirstNet plans to release cybersecurity information this fall, Kennedy says Urgent Communications FirstNet officials will provide information about the organization's cybersecurity strategy this fall, beginning with its Industry Day ...
» Why is Huffington Promoting Muslim Brotherhood Media? - Commentary Magazine
21/08/15 14:55 from anti-Americanism - Google News
Commentary Magazine Why is Huffington Promoting Muslim Brotherhood Media? Commentary Magazine Having sampled HuffPost Arabi, Brian Whitaker, a former Guardian journalist and Arabist whose own writings trend hard to the political left and...
» Gunman injures three people on Amsterdam-Paris train 
21/08/15 14:55 from DEBKAFile
August 21, 2015, 9:55 PM (IDT) A gunman seriously injured three people in the high-speed Amsterdam-Paris train Friday, before he was overpowered by passengers, identified by witnesses as a group of US Marines traveling on the train. He w...
» DHS Kept Secret the Release Of Violent Criminal Illegal Immigrants
21/08/15 14:50 from Washington Free Beacon
Obama administration officials only began notifying local law enforcement officials of the release of violent criminal illegal immigrants within the last two weeks, according to Arizona law enforcement officials, who say they have for ye...
» Watch: Nat Wolff Befriends Former CIA Assassin Mickey Rourke In First Trailer ... - Indie Wire (blog)
21/08/15 14:47 from cia - Google News
Indie Wire (blog) Watch: Nat Wolff Befriends Former CIA Assassin Mickey Rourke In First Trailer ... Indie Wire (blog) Writer/director Tony McNamara made his feature-length debut this spring with the Tribeca Film Festival dramedy, “Ashby,...
» U.S.: The Islamic State may have used mustard gas to attack Kurds
21/08/15 14:19 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The Aug 11 attack in Makhmour occurred near Kurdish fighter’s positions and resulted in an unknown number of casualties.
» Survey Roundup: Execs Lack Confidence in Cybersecurity Plans - Wall Street Journal (blog)
21/08/15 14:18 from cybersecurity - Google News
Wall Street Journal (blog) Survey Roundup: Execs Lack Confidence in Cybersecurity Plans Wall Street Journal (blog) A look at some recent surveys and reports dealing with risk and compliance issues. Send surveys and reports to wsjrisk@wsj...
» What's Black and White and Read All Over? - Forbes
21/08/15 14:17 from anti-Americanism - Google News
Forbes What's Black and White and Read All Over? Forbes And when the battleship Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, he did just that with a stream of fictional stories of sabotage and anti-Americanism . That the explosion was actually ca...
» Stock Update: Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN) - NASA extends Raytheon contract for ... - Jutia Group (blog)
21/08/15 14:01 from CyberWar - Google News
Stock Update: Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN) - NASA extends Raytheon contract for ... Jutia Group (blog) Summary (NYSE:RTN): Raytheon Company develops integrated products, services, and solutions in the areas of sensing; effects; command, contro...
» Petition Demands TV Host Who Secretly Visited Obama Moderate 2016 Debate
21/08/15 13:55 from Washington Free Beacon
A Change.org petition demanding that Jon Stewart moderate a 2016 presidential debate has garnered upwards of 160,000 signatures, including an endorsement from one Democratic presidential candidate.
» World’s Highest Paid Actress Makes Yearly Income Equal to 173 Hillary Clinton Speeches
21/08/15 13:53 from Washington Free Beacon
Actress Jennifer Lawrence made $52 million in the last year before taxes, making her the highest paid actress in the world.
» Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
21/08/15 13:42 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
» Pastor at St. Margaret Mary Parish resigns amid FBI investigation - WHAS 11.com (subscription)
21/08/15 13:40 from fbi - Google News
WHAS 11.com (subscription) Pastor at St. Margaret Mary Parish resigns amid FBI investigation WHAS 11.com (subscription) The Cyber Crimes Unit of the FBI is investigating Pohl. According to the church, they found child pornography on his ...
» Does the U.K.'s Labor Party Really Want Out of NATO? - The Fiscal Times
21/08/15 13:28 from nato - Google News
The Fiscal Times Does the U.K.'s Labor Party Really Want Out of NATO ? The Fiscal Times Corbyn, however, sees the alliance as a relic and has actually blamed NATO's eastward expansion for the current conflict in Ukraine, where Ru...
» Conservatives Push to Rein in Courts on Abortion, Illegal Immigration
21/08/15 13:27 from Washington Free Beacon
A Washington think tank is raising awareness of ways that Congress could use the Constitution to rein in the authority of federal courts, which many have accused of usurping the authority of the legislative branch.
» FBI Offers $10000 Reward for Information in Murder of Teenager at Community Party - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
21/08/15 13:09 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) FBI Offers $10000 Reward for Information in Murder of Teenager at Community Party Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The FBI in Wilmington and the New Castle Coun...
» Woman worked with FBI to put Jared Fogle behind bars - Las Vegas Review-Journal
21/08/15 13:07 from fbi - Google News
Las Vegas Review-Journal Woman worked with FBI to put Jared Fogle behind bars Las Vegas Review-Journal When Rochelle Herman first heard Jared Fogle's alleged off-color comments about young girls, she was so disturbed, she knew she ha...
» Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Georgia calls on NATO to deliver on ... - Kyiv Post
21/08/15 12:52 from nato - Google News
Kyiv Post Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Georgia calls on NATO to deliver on ... Kyiv Post Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Georgia calls on NATO to deliver on membership promises. Print version. Aug. 21, 2015, 7:52 p.m. | Russia and f...
» Russia in Review
21/08/15 12:43 from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
August 21, 2015 Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for August 14-21, 2015.
» Cyber security: Is your company protected? - Wisconsin Law Journal
21/08/15 12:41 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Cyber security : Is your company protected? Wisconsin Law Journal Unfortunately, typical construction insurance policies do not cover cyber security issues. In fact, many general liability policies now have data and technology exceptions...
» Georgia Calls On NATO To Deliver On Membership Promises - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
21/08/15 12:23 from nato - Google News
Georgia Calls On NATO To Deliver On Membership Promises RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty The 28 NATO countries are bound under Article 5 of their mutual defense treaty to come to the aid of any alliance state that is attacked if so requested...
» This airline is offering Ashley Madison hacking victims travel vouchers so ... - Business Insider
21/08/15 12:18 from Cyberwar - Google News
Business Insider This airline is offering Ashley Madison hacking victims travel vouchers so ... Business Insider The massive hacking scandal surrounding extramarital-affairs website Ashley Madison is probably one of the most salacious br...
» Reilly the First Man
21/08/15 12:16 from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
Title:                      Reilly the First Man Author:                Robin Bruce Lockhart Lockhart, Robin Bruce (1987). Reilly: The First Man. New York: Penguin Books LCCN:    86025600 UB271.G72 R4542 1987 Subjects Reilly, Sidney Geor...
» Media awards WH a pass on cyber-security failures - OneNewsNow
21/08/15 12:08 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Media awards WH a pass on cyber - security failures OneNewsNow "President Obama campaigned on being prepared for cyber -threats," she points out. "He said in 2008 that America couldn't afford a president who didn't...
» Nearly Two-Dozen Activists, Lawyers Still Held By Chinese Authorities
21/08/15 12:01 from Washington Free Beacon
Chinese authorities are still holding 22 human rights lawyers and activists after a widespread crackdown last month, including several in unknown locations.
» Stocks pounded for a fourth day as China reels
21/08/15 11:51 from Search Results
Stocks pounded for a fourth day as China reels Factory activity slows in August: Markit China fears and global growth doubts grip markets Allianz's El-Erian says September rate hike 'really tough policy call' Housing bust, competition re...
» The four rockets fired on Galilee came from the new Iranian terror front on the Golan
21/08/15 11:48 from DEBKAFile
August 21, 2015, 6:48 PM (IDT) Israel’s top government and military went on a high level of preparedness Tuesday, Aug. 18 in expectation of the first terrorist attack to be orchestrated by Iran from Syrian or Lebanese borders....
» Senate
21/08/15 11:38 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Senate House of Representatives First Female Ranger School Graduates First Lt. Shaye Haver and Capt. Kristen Griest attended a news conference alongside fellow students who will graduate from the Army’s grueling Ranger School. This post ...
» Quantum computing breakthrough renews concerns of cybersecurity apocalypse - Network World
21/08/15 11:37 from cybersecurity - Google News
Network World Quantum computing breakthrough renews concerns of cybersecurity apocalypse Network World A new breakthrough in quantum computing could speed up the already ultra-powerful tech. With it, though, comes the exacerbated potenti...
» The Last Warlord
21/08/15 11:28 from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
Title:                      The Last Warlord Author:                 Brian Glyn Williams PhD Williams, Brian Glyn (2013). The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban...
» Army’s I Corps Supports DoD Asia-Pacific Rebalance
21/08/15 11:20 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
The Defense Department’s Asia-Pacific rebalance has entered its next phase, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said earlier this year, and the Army’s I Corps is positioned to support it, the corps' commanding general said.
» FBI Informant Who Recorded Jared Fogle For Over 4 Years Comes Forward - Huffington Post
21/08/15 11:17 from fbi - Google News
Huffington Post FBI Informant Who Recorded Jared Fogle For Over 4 Years Comes Forward Huffington Post FBI Informant Who Recorded Jared Fogle For Over 4 Years Comes Forward. "He is a monster." Headshot of Simon McCormack. Simon ...
» US, South Korea on alert as North puts troops in ‘semi-war state
21/08/15 11:11 from News - Stripes
US, South Korea on alert as North puts troops in ‘semi-war state’ Atomic energy watchdog says critics 'misrepresent' Iran nuclear agreement The international watchdog agency charged with verifying Iran's compliance with the recent nuclea...
» Activists Bring Back Old Propaganda Technique: Giant Balloons
21/08/15 10:59 from Defense One - All Content
North and South Korea, locked in one of the world’s most intractable conflicts, exchanged fire on Thursday.
» Artillery, Protests, and Giant Balloons Mark Rising Korean Tensions
21/08/15 10:59 from Defense One - All Content
North and South Korea, locked in one of the world’s most intractable conflicts, exchanged fire on Thursday.
» Growing Majority of Americans Want Congress to Reject Iran Nuclear Deal
21/08/15 10:41 from Washington Free Beacon
As more details are revealed of the Obama administration’s Iran nuclear agreement and its accompanying secret side deals governing the inspections of Tehran’s facilities, an increasing majority of Americans want Congress to reject the deal.
» Iran Behind Rocket Attacks on Israel
21/08/15 10:33 from Washington Free Beacon
Iranian forces were responsible for firing several rockets this week from Syria into northern Israel, according to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).
» With the FBI Investigating Clinton's Emails, Bernie Sanders Should Be ... - Huffington Post
21/08/15 10:27 from fbi - Google News
With the FBI Investigating Clinton's Emails, Bernie Sanders Should Be ... Huffington Post Most importantly, Bernie Sanders is the only Democrat gaining attention nationwide who isn't linked to an FBI investigation. Why some Democ...
» Beltway wakes up to Ashley Madison hack Congress makes cyber its cover photo ... - Politico
21/08/15 10:15 from CyberWar - Google News
Beltway wakes up to Ashley Madison hack Congress makes cyber its cover photo ... Politico (http://bit.ly/1U1si6u) The Senate failed to pass CISA before the August recess and it's not yet clear how broadly information shared under the...
» Judge pushes State Dept, FBI to expand probe on Clinton email server - CBS News
21/08/15 10:14 from fbi - Google News
CBS News Judge pushes State Dept, FBI to expand probe on Clinton email server CBS News "We wouldn't be here today if the employee had followed government policy," Sullivan said Thursday, in an apparent reference to Clinton&...
» Obama Administration Advised Ukraine Not to Fight Russia When Putin Invaded in 2014
21/08/15 10:02 from Washington Free Beacon
The Obama administration advised the Ukrainian government not to fight Russian forces when Vladimir Putin invaded Crimea in 2014, the main reason for which was a desire not to anger the Russian president.
» Who Was the CIA Official Who Found Torture Revolting? And Other Questions the ... - The Intercept - First Look Media
21/08/15 09:58 from cia - Google News
The Intercept - First Look Media Who Was the CIA Official Who Found Torture Revolting? And Other Questions the ... The Intercept - First Look Media In early December 2014, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., r...
» As First Women Graduate Army Ranger School, Women Veterans in Congress Celebrate
21/08/15 09:57 from Defense One - All Content
Sen. Joni Ernst and Reps. Tammy Duckworth, Tulsi Gabbard, and Martha McSally reflect on how far the military has come since they served, and how far it has yet to go.
» Face of Defense: Coast Guard Academy ‘Swabs’ Use Teamwork at Sea Trials
21/08/15 09:42 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
With exercises such as treading water while holding a brick overheard and carrying an approximately 200-pound log through campus, Coast Guard Academy cadets recently the physically and emotionally challenging "Swab Summer."
» Little Kid Heckles Bill Clinton During His Birthday Golf Outing
21/08/15 09:39 from Washington Free Beacon
Former President Bill Clinton spent his 69th birthday getting heckled by a small child for taking too long on the golf course, according to the New York Post.
» 'Chinese' APT group hits hundreds of Japanese firms - SC Magazine UK
21/08/15 09:32 from CyberWar - Google News
'Chinese' APT group hits hundreds of Japanese firms SC Magazine UK “Looking at the targets, I believe it's more about industrial espionage than anything else, looking for what information they can gather. It's more ... Bu...
» U.S Official Will Not Deny that Iranian Experts Will ‘Play a Role’ in Nuclear Inspections
21/08/15 09:23 from Washington Free Beacon
A senior official at the State Department refused to deny that Iran will “play a role” in the inspections of the Parchin nuclear site believed to have housed nuclear arms development.
» „Ashley Madison“ | Hacker verhöhnen Seitensprung-Chef - BILD
21/08/15 09:23 from Cyberwar - Google News
BILD „Ashley Madison“ | Hacker verhöhnen Seitensprung-Chef BILD Kanada – Die Hacker des Seitensprung-Portals „Ashley Madison“ haben wieder zugeschlagen. Erst veröffentlichten sie die Daten von 32 Millionen Nutzern, jetzt interne Informat...
» Female Rangers: Historic Change or Lost Opportunity?
21/08/15 09:08 from Just Security
Allie Van Dine Today, two Army officers will be the first women to graduate from Ranger school . This is a groundbreaking milestone many predict is cracking the “brass ceiling”, but what does it really mean to female integration into mil...
» Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Lands Missile Defense System Engineering ... - ExecutiveBiz (blog)
21/08/15 09:07 from missile defense - Google News
ExecutiveBiz (blog) Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Lands Missile Defense System Engineering ... ExecutiveBiz (blog) A Parsons-led team has been awarded a task order of an undisclosed value to help the U.S. Missile Defense Agency engineer and ...
» Army Launches 2nd Raytheon-Built Surveillance Aerostat for Missile Defense - ExecutiveBiz (blog)
21/08/15 08:38 from missile defense - Google News
Army Launches 2nd Raytheon-Built Surveillance Aerostat for Missile Defense ExecutiveBiz (blog) The U.S. Army has launched a second Raytheon-built aerostat to provide radar coverage for the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevate...
» Jared Fogle asked journalist-turned-FBI informant to let him watch her kids on ... - New York Daily News
21/08/15 08:34 from fbi - Google News
New York Daily News Jared Fogle asked journalist-turned- FBI informant to let him watch her kids on ... New York Daily News The former Subway pitchman must be eating his words -- but they were reportedly recorded for the FBI . Jared Fogl...
» Chinese hackers targeting India-China border dispute: Report - The Indian Express
21/08/15 08:26 from CyberWar - Google News
The Indian Express Chinese hackers targeting India-China border dispute: Report The Indian Express Chinese hackers are believed to be snooping on information related to the Sino-India border dispute and Tibetan exile groups in India sinc...
» Woman says she secretly recorded Jared Fogle's conversations - CNN
21/08/15 08:26 from fbi - Google News
New York Daily News Woman says she secretly recorded Jared Fogle's conversations CNN She recorded conversations with him for the FBI . Fogle, a pitchman for Subway at the time, was attending a health event at a school in Florida in 2...
» Dozens of Clinton Emails Were Classified from the Start, U.S. Rules Suggest
21/08/15 08:11 from Washington Free Beacon
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice...
» Obama’s Human Flotsam Washes Ashore In Macedonia—Repelled By Tear Gas
21/08/15 08:07 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Macedonian police teargas thousands of refugees crossing from Greece – reports Migrants camp near the village of Idomeni at the Greek-Macedonian border, August 20, 2015. © Alexandros Avramidis / Reuters   Macedonian police fired te...
» News Roundup and Notes: August 21, 2015
21/08/15 08:00 from Just Security
Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAN The head of the IAEA said that critics “misrepresent” the manner in whic...
» Nato appoints Engine and Agenda for comms support over next five years - CampaignLive
21/08/15 07:55 from nato - Google News
CampaignLive Nato appoints Engine and Agenda for comms support over next five years CampaignLive Engine will work with Agenda, a public affairs consultancy based in Washington DC, to provide Nato with strategic comms advice, and support ...
» IDF Jets Bomb Syrian Positions In Golan
21/08/15 07:49 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
RT NEWS   Syrian military: Israeli airstrike kills 1 soldier at Golan base An Israeli airstrike against a Syrian military outpost in the Syrian Golan Heights killed one soldier and wounded seven others, Reuters quoted a Syrian army ...
» Stock futures slump as weak Chinese data adds to growth fears
21/08/15 07:44 from Search Results
Stock futures slump as weak Chinese data adds to growth fears U.S. oil fall longest in 29 years after China data Deere profit falls 40 percent on weak demand for farm equipment China stocks have worst week since June as hope for governme...
» Cybersecurity Firm iSight Eyes $100M Funding Round - PYMNTS.com
21/08/15 07:39 from cybersecurity - Google News
PYMNTS.com Cybersecurity Firm iSight Eyes $100M Funding Round PYMNTS.com Cybersecurity startups are making waves in the investment world, with venture capitalists jumping at the chance to grab a foothold in the growing cybersecurity mark...