The 2013 MLB winter meetings have come to an end. Four rumor-filled days have passed, teams have discussed numerous trade scenarios, and free agents have made progress toward finding somewhere to call home for the 2014 season. The Baltimore...Show More Summary
The secret agent downed 1,150 units of alcohol in 88 days, say doctors who analysed Fleming books One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 11:23 ON Fri 13 Dec 2013 JAMES BOND’S penchant for vodka martinis puts him at high risk of impotence, liver...Show More Summary
Appraisals continue to be a potential issue with every contract. It doesn’t need to be this way. Of course, there will always be situations where a genuine value challenges exists. But for the most part, better preparation by agents can...
The search for the Yeti has included a wide array of colorful characters, including Nazis, CIA agents, oil millionaires, and TV producers known for their hoaxes
Ex-FBI agent Bob Levinson disappeared in Iran six years ago while working for a rogue CIA operation, US media reports.
TRNS – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has received a final report on the use of chemical weapons at seven sites across Syria, and the report’s conclusions suggest that chemical agents were used against both civilians and the Syrian armed forces. The joint investigation of the OPCW and the World Health Organization, lead by Swedish scientist […]
The winter meetings are now behind us, and a number of the market's top free agents have already found new homes for the 2014 season here midway through the month of December. That said, there are still several impact players who have yet to sign this offseason. Show More Summary
“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Robert L. Owens, author of POINTMAN. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Some tales are of long roads and many setbacks, while others are of good luck and quick signings. Show More Summary
When we last checked in on the trial of two Fullerton police officers charged in the beating death of Kelly Thomas, the defense attorney (John Barnett) for Manuel Ramos (who is facing charges of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter)...Show More Summary
While Roger Federer is focused on training for the upcoming season, he is also preparing for life after tennis. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has started a boutique agency with his American agent Tony Godsick. The firm is called Team8 and has already secured Juan Martin del Potro as a client. Show More Summary
For all the talk that went on over the past four days while teams gathered in Orlando, Fla. for MLB's annual winter meetings, there really wasn't much resolution. Several big-name free agents are still on the board, and trade talk surrounding...Show More Summary
Chemical weapons were used repeatedly during the ongoing civil war in Syria, a new report from the United Nations concludes. The 82-page document says deadly chemical agents were likely used in five of the seven attack sites experts inspected, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a [...]
The AP released a bombshell report Thursday detailing the story of Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who went missing in Iran in 2007. The story exposed a major CIA scandal which revealed Levinson as being paid to gather intelligence on Iran for a team of analysts who had no authority to put together such an operation. Show More Summary
Remember Robert Levinson, “longest-held hostage in U.S. history“? Looks like the cynics may have been right, per the AP: Missing American in Iran was working for CIA In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Show More Summary
The winter meetings have come and gone, and the Atlanta Braves failed to make a trade or sign a free agent. However, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Braves are still pushing hard to acquire a starting...Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A Minnesota National Guard member has been charged with fraud after FBI agents said they learned he had stolen personal information on 400 soldiers from his former Army unit, and a federal judge has ordered him held temporarily...
One woman fights back against a snooping NSAnta. (Credit: ACLU/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) It's been a year in which the alleged needs of security have made many people feel more insecure. So now as we all prepare to...Show More Summary
When watching the demo video for MindMeld (which launched last night), my mind jumps to conversations between buyers/sellers and their agents — with relevant information instantaneously surfaced. This seems like a better way to communicate, with trusted advisors in your life. Show More Summary