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Fighting for Which Future? When Google Met Wikileaks

In the summer of 2011, in the midst of the Cablegate affair (the leaking of some 250,000 diplomatic cable transmission between the US State Department and American embassies by WikiLeaks), at a time of far-reaching changes in the regimes...Show More Summary

New Jersey Fire Department Taking Heat for "Show Us Your Tits" Banner

The all-volunteer firemen of the Williamstown Fire Company in New Jersey are catching flack for having raised a banner reading, "SHOW US YOUR TITS," at the state's Firemen's Convention in Wildwood. Shawn Rutter, a college math professor and former EMT, saw the sign and sent a photo to the South Jersey Times. Read more...

DOJ Proposal Would Let FBI Hack Into Computers Overseas With Little Oversight

5 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Ahmed Ghappour, over at JustSecurity, alerts us to a rather frightening proposal from the Justice Department that would enable law enforcement to hack into the computers of people who are trying to be anonymous online. At issue is that...Show More Summary

US inflation falls for first time in over a year

7 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Consumer prices in the United States fell in August for the first time in more than a year, dragged lower by declines in energy, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, core CPI was flat in August. Food prices edged up 0.2 percent, while energy prices...

US inflation falls for first time in over a year

Washington (AFP) - Consumer prices in the United States fell in August for the first time in more than a year, dragged lower by declines in energy, the Labor Department reported Wednesday.

Rochester Man Charged With Attempting To Aid ISIS

A Rochester, N.Y., man was indicted Wednesday on charges of attempting to help the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (also ISIS or ISIL) and attempting to kill US soldiers, the Department of Justice announced. A federal grand jury in Rochester returned a seven-count indictment on 30-year-old Mufid A. Show More Summary

Venita Godfrey-Scott; renovations at VA’s expense

AW1 Tim sends us a link to the Department of Justice press release about Venita Godfrey-Scott of New Haven, Connecticut who was a supervisor in the Facilities Management Service of the VA hospital in New Haven. Here, let them tell you the story; From approximately 2010 until 2013, GODFREY-SCOTT directed VA employees that she supervised […]

For the Ladies: Tips for Finding a Happy, Healthy Relationship

By guest author Christina Moore Of all the different problems we can have in the various areas of our lives, anything in the love department can really do a number on us emotionally. It is the rare person who doesn’t crave a healthy, loving relationship with someone with whom you can build a life together. [...]

On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

• Is the ISIS threat overrated? Former State Department Counterterrorism Adviser, Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, explains why ISIS does not pose a threat to the U.S. • New York Times bestselling author Doug Brunt gives us a look inside the ruthless world of politics and presidential campaigns.

Navy Ocean Services Contracts Awarded to Five Firms

The US Department of Defense inform that five firms are to share in a broad range of ocean engineering services contracts with a combined maximum dollar value of US$99-million.

Report: Frm US Diplomat Witnessed Aides Separated Benghazi Docs to Protect Hillary

Monday, Fox News reported on Sharyl Attkisson's new story on The Daily Signal about a former State Department official, Raymond Maxwell who told her, "Hillary Clinton confidants were part of an operation to separate damaging documents...Show More Summary

US still concerned after arms treaty talks with Russia

Washington’s concerns that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty “were not assuaged” during a meeting between the two sides in Moscow, the State Department said Thursday. US negotiators nevertheless felt they had a “useful exchange of views” with their […]

The electrical grid: A vital yet unsecured part of US infrastructure

Near the end of World War II, the Department of War undertook a massive project called Allied Strategic Bombing Survey. The purpose of the survey was to decide the effectiveness of Allied bombing on German and Japanese industry. One interesting outcome of the report: Allied bombing would have been more effective if they had focused Continue reading ?

The medical home checkup: Impressing the regulators in 40 minutes

The state stopped by to see us the other day. Wow, that sounds ominous. No, really, I mean it felt like the entire Empire State: multiple people from multiple offices of New York state government, department of health, office of compliance this, oversight that, all with a vested interest in how things have been going […]

Brother of Beheaded American Journalist James Foley: State Department Threatened Us

In an exclusive interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly last night on the Kelly File the brother of beheaded American journalist James "Jim" Foley,...

New Russia Sanctions: A Salvo In The Energy War?

The US imposed additional sanctions on Russia’s finance, energy, and defense sectors today over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, on the heels of another round of sanctions from the EU: The U.S. Treasury Department tightened on September 12 debt-financing restrictions for sanctioned banks from 90 days to 30 days. And it added Sberbank, Russia’s […]

Veterans and mHealth, a patient engagement strategy that makes a whole lot of sense

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has been taking it on the chin of late with allegations (and proof) of delayed appointments and care at some facilities, and charges that these delays have led to poor outcomes and even death. From what I can tell...(read more)

Haters Be Calling This War A “War”

How dare we. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf tries to spin how dropping bombs on two countries to destroy an entity that has yet to attack the US doesn’t count as a preemptive war: Allahpundit watches the clip: Preventing a dangerous enemy from hitting the U.S. by hitting him first sounds pretty preemptive-y to me. […]

9 Books to Read If You Miss Your Favorite TV Comedy

The fall TV season may be upon us, but many of our go-to shows for laughs won’t be returning until 2015, or ever. Don’t despair, fans of Broad City, Parks and Recreation, Archer, the dearly departed Enlisted, and other comedies — Vulture has your back. These humorous books should help with... More »

What’s New with Bayer Stratego YLD

Bayer CropScience’s Thorsten Schwindt and Randy Myers both work in the company’s fungicide department. They shared with us during the Farm Progress Show what was going on with Stratego YLD, how growers can utilize it to get greater return on investment and what we can see coming out of Bayer’s research and development labs when it comes to fungicides. “Stratego... Read More

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