By David M. Drucker | Washington Examiner House Republicans this week will continue their aggressive dissection of Obamacare, with four planned committee oversight hearings that will probe far beyond the troubled healthcare.gov website that the Obama administration says is on the mend. The Republicans’ strategy of digging deeper in the ongoing implementation of the Affordable...
The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) arrested six people in Humberside on Thursday 21 November on suspicion of selling counterfeit products online. The arrests are part of an ongoing PIPCU investigation that was launched following a referral from Microsoft. Show More Summary
On Sunday, Dec. 1, China launched its Chang’e-3 lunar probe. If all goes as planned, it will not only be China’s first spacecraft to land on an extraterrestrial body, but it will be the first rover to land on the moon in nearly 4 decades. According to io9: The six-wheeled rover, called “Jade Rabbit” in English, […]
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating possibly major lapses in security at the Indian Point nuclear power plants, including the prospect that criminal elements are using parts of the plants' drills for their own training. Records...Show More Summary
Jerry Brown celebrates another casino. Supes call for probe of sheriff hiring. Recount in the Valley. Where is "El Mandril?" A Paul Walker shrine grows in Angeleno Heights. Surf Air lands at Hawthorne Airport. And questions about LA's neon story.
Fast & Furious star Paul Walker racked up five speeding tickets in a period of just three years, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. While a police probe into whether his friend’s … READ ON
What? Could it be that there was a double-dipping lieutenant governor under possible 2016 GOP savior Chris Christie’s nose all this time? This isn’t going to look too good for the rotund Republican come the Iowa Caucuses, if you catch my drift! A New Jersey court may force Gov. Chris Christie’s administration to reveal information […]
The senior counterterrorism official at the United Nations, Ben Emmerson, is launching a probe into the surveillance activities of the intelligence agencies of the United States and the United Kingdom. The investigation, announced by...Show More Summary
Questioning the claim that Americans now are more vulnerable to terrorism, and probing its implications
CAIRO (AP) — During his year as president, Egypt's Mohammed Morsi cultivated ties with Islamic radicals, making them a key support for his rule by pardoning dozens of jailed militants, restraining the military from an all-out offensive against jihadis in Sinai and giving their hard-line sheiks a platform to spread their rhetoric.
The UN’s special investigator on the protection of human rights while countering terrorism has opened an investigation into Edward Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance by the U.S., the U.K. and their close allies. Ben Emmerson will report back to the UN general assembly in autumn 2014, […]
After a month spent jockeying about in Earth Orbit, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is finally on its way to the Red Planet. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the unmanned spacecraft fired its main engine...Show More Summary
Include Don't you just love it when courts rule in favor of the public's right to know? A New Jersey court may force Gov. Chris Christie’s administration to reveal information about a hush-hush state pension probe involving Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and a quarter-million dollar double-dipping scheme. Superior Court Judge Mary C. Show More Summary
Probes now in transfer orbits to the Moon (China) and Mars (India).
India's first interplanetary space probe is on its way to Mars, but before it headed out into deep space, it took a snapshot of the place where it was born — along with lots of other places on Earth. This Nov. 19 picture from the Mars Orbiter Mission, also known as Man …
Salesforce.com has completed a review of the judging process for the hackathon it held at last month's Dreamforce conference, and as a result it will award a second US$1 million prize to the initial runner-up. The probe "determined that...Show More Summary
A former BP Plc engineer accused of destroying evidence sought by the U.S. for a probe of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill went on trial in the first criminal case arising from the disaster to go before a jury.
(Reuters) - Washington Mayor Vincent Gray, whose first term has been marred by a federal campaign finance probe stemming from the 2010 campaign, said on Monday he will run for re-election, putting an end to months of speculation.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he'll seek a second term, amid a probe of his 2010 campaign.
The China National Space Administration has launched Chang'e 3, a plutonium-powered lunar lander on-board a 185-foot-tall Long March 3B rocket. The lander is on a four-day trajectory for the lunar surface, and will brake and enter lunar orbit on December 6th.