Attorney General Eric Holder disclosed that the Obama administration deliberately killed four U.S. citizens in drone strikes abroad. The U.S. intentionally killed Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical Muslim cleric who was killed in a drone strike in September 2011 in Yemen, according to the attached letter to Congressional leaders, first obtained......
So, a lot of people are talking about Kim Dotcom's latest gambit, which was to point out that he holds a patent (US 6,078,908 and apparently others in 12 other countries as well) that covers the basics of two-factor authentication, with a priority date of April of 1997. Show More Summary
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 3rd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be held the evening of Monday, June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt premiered the trailer for his directorial debut, "Don Jon" and it looks amazing. This movie has it all: There's a juiced-up Gordon-Levitt singing Marky Mark's "Good Vibrations," porn, and Scarlett Johansson. There's even a fake romance movie in the movie with cameos from Anne Hathaway and Channing Tatum. Show More Summary
The New York Times, which enthusiastically endorsed Barack Obama for reelection last year, did an about face on Wednesday when it condemned the Obama administration for its actions against Fox News reporter James Rosen: With the decision to label a Fox News television reporter a possible ‘co-conspirator’ in a criminal investigation of a news leak, [...]
HTC has recently announced a new smartphone into there Android lineup, the HTC desire 600. HTC is bringing that success coupled with some of the other modern industry trends into the newly announced HTC Desire 600. HTC Desire 600 is a Quad-core powered phone capable of running dual SIMS. Show More Summary
Paris Hilton has signed a deal with Cash Money Records, the company best known for music by Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Drake, among others. Co-founder and rapper Birdman welcomed Hilton on Twitter, writing, “Welcome @ParisHilton to tha Family. Show More Summary
Kevin Carey Gets It Wrong on No Child ow.ly/1OiDC0 @dropoutnation Emily Richmond @EWAEmily corrects Rotherham's critique of her NCLB reporting ow.ly/ciQ5u Richard Whitmire: Can Poverty Completely Explain Poor School Outcomes? ow.ly/ciIlo...Show More Summary
Update on events in the ongoing IRS scandal over the last 24 hours: The current head of the IRS Tax Exempt Divison, Lois Lerner, invoked the 5th Amendment in testifying in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee yesterday – but did so after making an opening statement giving her side of the [...]
Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander in better times. Phoenix, AZ—The trial of Jodi Arias was an entertainment driven spectacle. It was a lot of things, but a fair trial it was not. The defense lawyers were not up to the task and failed miserably. Show More Summary
JJ Abrams has taken some heat about a scene in Star Trek Into Darkness where Kirk (Chris Pine) gets a quick look at Dr. Carol Marcus (Alice Eve) in her underwear. Answering to charges of sexism on Conan, Abrams said he thought the scene was a trade-off because Kirk also shows some skin and then he revealed a cut scene of Benedict Cumberbatch (villain) showering. Check it out:
Here's an interesting one. Amazon is getting some buzz today for launching Kindle Worlds, a setup by which authors of fan fiction can effectively profit from their works without fear of legal repercussions. Obviously, there's a ton of...Show More Summary
The Onion on Wednesday featured an orgy scene of President Obama and White House press corps. Honestly, we had no idea NBC Political Director Chuck Todd had so much chest hair, that Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry was...Show More Summary
Last week, the Army removed Sergeant First Class Michael McClendon from his assignment at the U.S. Military Academy for allegedly videoing female cadets at West Point, sometimes while showering. The Army apparently only owned up to this...Show More Summary
In the latest in an embarrassing series of arrests and incidents of sexual misconduct across the military, an Army sergeant has been charged with secretly videotaping at least a dozen women at West Point, including in a bathroom.
In a link from Chief Tango we learn that yet another Army NCO is being charged with being a perv. SFC Michael McClendon, until recently a TAC NCO at West Point, the Military Academy, was found to have a number of pictures of cadets in various stages of undress according to the Fox News; McClendon, [...]
KMOV anchor Larry Conners suspects the IRS has been targeting him since he pressed President Obama during an interview last year. In a lengthy Facebook post Monday, Conners wrote, “almost immediately after the interview, the IRS started...Show More Summary
HealthFusion is reporting that users of their MediTouch EHR are beginning to receive their initial payment of Meaningful Use Incentive Funds as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Stage 1 Electronic Health Record Meaningful Use Medicare Incentive Program. Show More Summary
On the Senate floor today, Sen. Richard Burr (R., N.C.) countered arguments made by Sen. Feinstein regarding her amendment to the Farm Bill, which deals with crop insurance & tobacco. -kg
Boston Globe managing editor/digital Caleb Solomon, who has been with the paper for a decade, has been named a Bloomberg News editor-at-large. “With this, the Globe loses a newsroom leader with uncommon vision and an unrivaled talent for getting things done,” writes Globe editor Brian McGrory. “I also lose a trusted colleague, a compatriot for … Read More