Sam Smith denied reports linking him with the twenty-fourth instalment in the Bond series, Spectre, which is being directed by Sam Mendes and stars Daniel Craig in his fourth outing as the British secret service agent. Day 1. #SPECTRE pic.twitter.com/6bvgSTvCrO — James Bond (@007) December 8, 2014 Dust to dust. Show More Summary
A parenthetical in a NYT article titled "Roger Clinton Is Wary, Chatty and Still Occasionally Attracting Attention."His own lawyer said last year that Roger Clinton had no money. Even the $857,000 house he lives in was provided by Bill...Show More Summary
“As presidential candidates find new ways to exploit secret donations from tax-exempt groups, hobbled regulators at the Internal Revenue Service appear certain to delay trying to curb widespread abuses at nonprofits until after the 2016 election,” the New York Times [...]
New York Times, I.R.S. Expected to Stand Aside as Nonprofits Increase Role in 2016 Race: As presidential candidates find new ways to exploit secret donations from tax-exempt groups, hobbled regulators at the Internal Revenue Service appear certain to delay trying to curb widespread abuses at nonprofits until after the 2016...
Legislation modeled on 2008 law requiring Internet companies to report child porn.
Eric Lichtblau for the NYT: As presidential candidates find new ways to exploit secret donations from tax-exempt groups, hobbled regulators at the Internal Revenue Service appear certain to delay trying to curb widespread abuses at nonprofits until after the 2016 … Continue reading ?
One hundred fifty years ago, on July 5, 1865, the US Secret Service was established within the US Department of Treasury.
Earlier this week Apple released iTunes 12.2 to accompany the new Apple Music service, expanding the Music section of iTunes to provide access to the new on-demand library for subscribers, as well as the new Radio and Connect features of Apple Music. Show More Summary
Ok, this is just all kinds of cute — to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Parks system and Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” healthy-stuff initiative, and also because there’s just never a bad time to have photos of smiley...Show More Summary
The WikiLeaks website released secret documents this week related to ongoing negotiations of the controversial Treaty in Services Agreement (TISA) - a proposed international trade deal between 24 parties formally initiated by the United States and EU member states in 2013.
Today, Wikileaks released a second batch of the most updated draft texts on the proposed TISA, along with substantive analysis, on each of four massive services sectors: Financial Services, Telecommunications Services, Electronic Commerce, and Maritime Transport. Show More Summary
A man who jumped over the White House fence in October and was taken down on the lawn by Secret Service dogs was sentenced Thursday to time served and a year of supervised release.
A Maryland man who jumped the White House fence Oct. 22 and was caught by Secret Service dogs was sentenced Thursday to time served and one year of supervised release for a misdemeanor charge of knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District announced.Read full article >>
LONDON — The trailer for London Has Fallen — which stars Gerard Butler as a U.S. Secret Service agent attemping to stop terrorists from attacking Britain's capital — has been criticised by some for its "insensitive timing" See also:Show More Summary
Back in 2013, former Secret Service agent Gerard Butler protected President Aaron Eckhart from terrorists in the White House. Come 2016, he's protecting President Aaron Eckhart from terrorists in London. That's right: the duo is back...Show More Summary
The WikiLeaks website leaked several secret documents related to the proposed controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) on Wednesday.
Spikes will be installed on the White House fence starting Wednesday as a temporary measure designed to enhance security and help stop intruders from entering the grounds. What the National Park Service and Secret Service described Tuesday as a “removable anti-climb feature’’ consisting of sharp metal points will be placed atop the fence.Read full article >>
There's one part of Apple Music that has caught my eye, and it's the part that I think will give Apple the short-term victory that the subscription service will need. While individual monthly subscriptions are the de rigueur $9.99, if...Show More Summary
To stop—or make it more painful for—fence-jumpers. [ more › ]
If you're trying to download and install iOS 8.4 to check out Apple's new music streaming service but your iPhone is telling you you don't have enough space, you might not need to scramble to delete apps and photos. The secret is iTunes. Show More Summary