Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, said the standoff is continuing Tuesday at the Corinthia Hotel.
Last week White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters President Obama would not meet with Netanyahu when he comes to America to speak to a joint session of Congress. Earnest said the administration would not want to influence the Israeli … Continue reading ?
It is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt in full, the chief economics spokesman for the victorious Syriza party has told the BBC. “Nobody believes that the Greek debt is sustainable,” Euclid Tsakalotos said. The far-left Syriza, which won Sunday’s general election, wants to renegotiate Greece’s €240bn (£179bn; $270bn) bailout by international […]
IF IT’S ONLY VIABLE WHEN SUBSIDIZED, YOUR TECHNOLOGY ISN’T REALLY VIABLE: Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits. “Ken Johnson, chief spokesman for the Solar Energy Industries Association, the main solar trade group, said that his group planned to lobby Congress to extend the credit beyond 2016. ‘That’s our top priority for this […]
The Islamic State jihadist group Monday urged Muslims to carry out new attacks after the targeting of France’s Charlie Hebdo magazine, in a recording by its spokesman posted online. Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, referring to attacks in France, Australia, Canada and Belgium, urged “Muslims in...
Not everyone agrees on what to call Barrett Brown. He has been dubbed a journalist, a hacktivist, a criminal, and a spokesman for Anonymous. His writing career predates his association with the hacking collective, but he admits to becoming a general advocate for Anonymous and a limited participant in some specific operations. "All in all, I served a very ambiguous...
Back in December I interviewed a spokesman for the North Dakota Highway Patrol about Waze, a Google-owned app which allows people to report information about road travel. Thinks like traffic accidents, bad weather, and even the location of law enforcement. Lt. Tom Iverson didn’t like that last feature. “The people who are creating that app...
It prevents outbreaks like this: A spokesman for the California state health department has told Reuters that he believes “unvaccinated individuals have been the principal factor” in a mid-December measles outbreak at Disneyland that has infected more than 70 people in six western states and Mexico, including five Disney employees. Sarah Kliff spells out how […]
The spokesman for the Islamic State group called on Muslims living in Western countries to carry out more attacks, saying any loyalist who has the opportunity to “shed a drop of blood” should do so. Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, in a 9-minute audio recording released Monday, praised recent attacks in Australia, Belgium and France — where […]
Republicans are pouncing after Democrats failed to land their top pick to run in a high-profile New congressional special election in New York. In a sarcastic statement emailed Monday, a spokesman for the House Republicans' campaign arm thanked his Democratic counterparts at the DCCC for being "incompetent as ever" in their recruiting. Show More Summary
SEATTLE (Reuters) - An IBM spokesman dismissed a Forbes magazine report claiming the technology giant was preparing to cut about 26 percent of its workforce. IBM is in the process of layoffs, as disclosed in its latest earnings report...Show More Summary
Via ABC News: Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary issued the following statement Monday morning: "On 1/26/15, at approximately 3:08 a.m., a Secret Service Uniformed Division officer posted on the South Grounds of the White House complex...Show More Summary
An NFL spokesman says the league has decided a $150 Seahawks NFC Championship collage that featured Marshawn Lynch's "obscene" crotch grab wasn't officially-licensed after all, and has pulled it from the NFL Shop. Read more...
A drone that crashed on the White House grounds Monday, causing a brief lockdown, was a two-foot wide remote-controlled quadcopter that is sold in stores, officials said. According to a Secret Service spokesman, a uniformed division officer stationed on the South Grounds of the complex “heard and observed” the device flying at a low altitude,…
WASHINGTON -- A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat. Continue reading ? The post Device, possibly drone, found on White House grounds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A spokesman for President Barack Obama said Monday that a "device" was found on the grounds of the White House while the president and first lady were in India but that it posed no threat. See also: Google's 'security princess' helped White House after hack It was unclear if the president's daughters were at home at the time of the incident. Show More Summary
The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges. A spokesman for Speaker Sheldon Silver said the... To view the full story, click the title link.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for President Barack Obama said Monday that a "device" was found on the grounds of the White House while the president and first lady were in India but that it posed no threat.
The U.S. Secret Service has recovered a “device” on the White House grounds, which according to local television reports was a small drone, but White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at a briefing in New Delhi on Monday that the device “does not pose any kind of ongoing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for President Barack Obama says a "device" has been found on the grounds of the White House but that it poses no threat.