A Russian ban on pork imports from the European Union threatens to escalate into a fight at the World Trade Organization (WTO), as the Russian veterinary authorities still have a strict stance on the EU African Swine Fever (ASF) problem.
Chinese authorities said an "organized, premeditated violent terrorist attack" left at least 28 people dead Saturday night at Kunming Railway Station. State-run media said authorities shot the knife-wielding assailants, but not before they killed dozens of people and injured 109 more. Show More Summary
On Saturday, Mexican authorities arrested Joaquín (El Chapo) Guzmán Loera, who was the leader of the Sinaloa cartel, a criminal organization responsible for violence and drug trafficking. It’s estimated that the Sinaloa organizationShow More Summary
Like with Arab Spring, protesters in Venezuela and Ukraine owe heir impressive organization to mobile social media apps. Venezuelan authorities are particularly frustrated with Texas-based Zello, a simple walkie-talkie app, for emerging as a leading tool for the opposition. Show More Summary
The new Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen believes her organization has no authority to regulate Bitcoin, Yellen said during a confirmation hearing on Thursday. During a hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) asked her about regulating Bitcoin. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tennessee Senator Bob Corker called on federal authorities on Thursday not to muzzle lawmakers who do not support union organizing as they consider the United Auto Workers' appeal of a failed effort to represent workers at a Volk...
A religious watchdog in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued a fatwa against traveling to Mars with Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp’s project Mars One. The organization, General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments (GAIAE), has likened the voyage to committing suicide, something that is forbidden according to Islam. Show More Summary
COMMUNITY FORUM ON STANDARDIZED TESTING: “TESTED TO DEATH” Tennesseans Reclaiming EducationalExcellence (TREE) is excited to announce “Tested to Death,” a community forum featuring the authors of The Mismeasure of Education, Dr. Jim Horn and Dr. Show More Summary
Back in May 2012, delegates to the Ohio Education Association (OEA) Representative Assembly “soundly approved” a new policy authorizing the union to begin recruiting and organizing charter school teachers. OEA seemed to think it was a big deal at the time, making a point of publicizing the decision on its blog. At the time, 42 […]
The bestselling author of Predictable Revenue explains how it's done. Cold calling is dead and you can thank Aaron Ross for that. As one of the key architects of the sales organization at Salesforce, Ross wrote Predictable Revenue, a guide that has become the default model for growing startups and companies optimizing sales. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities captured the world's most powerful drug lord in a resort city Saturday after a massive search through the home state of the legendary capo whose global organization is the leading supplier of cocaine to the United States.
Muslim clerics in the United Arab Emirates have issued a fatwa declaring that living on Mars is un-Islamic. The General Authority of Islamic Affairs issued the decree after the Mars One organization announced that it is seeking to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. Show More Summary
Fluctuation of organic carbon isotopes of the Lower Cretaceous in coastal southeastern China: Terrestrial response to the Oceanic Anoxic Events (OAE1b)Authors:Hu et alAbstract:Whether there are terrestrial responses to the Oceanic Anoxic Events (OAEs) remain enigmatic. Show More Summary
The fall of Communism in East-Central Europe was as much a series of miscalculations on the part of the authorities as it was a burst of revolutionary organizing from below. In Poland, the Communist Party calculated that it would win in the first semi-free elections on June 4, 1989 and instead it lost nearly every seat that it contested. Show More Summary
Stay tuned in this year, online brands: searching engine rankings have entered a key period of transition. One of the most common mistakes that busy online business owners and blog authors make is assuming that web rankings are eternal and unchanging. Show More Summary
Not to be too cinematically cliché about it, but imagine a world... one in which your wish list of futuresque inventions actually existed. Imagine now that an organization has suppressed the items on your list, hidden them away so that...
Tomorrow they're handing out the Translation Prizes -- six this year (it varies, as some of the prizes are only biennial or triennial)), in an event organized by the Society of Authors and supported by, among others, the Times Literary...Show More Summary
â??The Regional Court of Berlin has dismissed a lawsuit from the German consumer organization VZBV against Valve, for now granting Valve the authority to prevent Steam users from reselling their digital games. Business as usual, that is. In...
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that administers the dot-ca domain, has unveiled an exciting new initiative hat will deliver a million dollars toward community projects, research, and other related activities (full disclosure: I am a member of the CIRA board and chair of the committee that will review applications). Show More Summary
Author Neil Gaiman tackled a different kind of book reading for the organization Worldbuilders as a reward for hitting its $500,000 fundraising goal. Worldbuilders is a non-profit organization created by author Pat Rothfuss and Heifer International, using books to promote sustainable living and agriculture worldwide. Show More Summary