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9 former US ambassadors urge Congress not to cut UN funding

Nine former American ambassadors to the United Nations are urging the U.S. Congress to maintain Washington's leadership at the world body by fully funding its operations. The letter to congressional … Click to Continue »

Carry at the NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

This year, 2017, the NRA Annual Meeting is being held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. 80,000 people are expected to attend. This post Carry at the NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Former U.S. envoys to U.N. warn Congress against cutting funding

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Nine former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations warned Congress in a letter on Tuesday that slashing funding for the world body would weaken Washington's global influence by ceding "the agenda to countries that can be hostile to our interests."

Hands-on with the luxury Porsche Design Book One Windows 10 PC

The Porsche Design Book One is unique and amazing, thanks in part to the power of Windows 10. Announced at Mobile World Congress in February 2017, Porsche Design came storming out of left field with its Book One. And it's far from just another expensive laptop. Show More Summary

Can a Class 4 Softswitch run in the Cloud?

Can a Class 4 softswitch really run in the cloud? This was a question I got at Mobile World Congress from a prospect because he was questioning whether a core telecom infrastructure node can actually run in the Cloud / AWS. The answer...Show More Summary

Uberti USA to Showcase New Products at 2017 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits

ACCOKEEK, Md. (April 24, 2017) – Uberti USA will bring the newest additions to its expanding line of authentic reproduction firearms to the 2017 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, which runs April 27-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Dashboard takes the safety off: a locked and loaded conversation about “Unloaded”

On April 27, tens of thousands of firearm enthusiasts from around the country will pack the Georgia World Congress Center for the yearly convention of one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in the country. It’s estimated that the National Rifle Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting, which the NRA describes as “an exciting celebration of freedom,”...

Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

2 days agoNews : The Lookout

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro's government.

After earlier omission, Trump mourns murder of 6 million Jews in video message to World Jewish Congress

Speaking in a video message taped for the meeting of the World Jewish Congress, President Trump noted the murder of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, correcting his administration's omission of that fact from an International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement issued in his name earlier in the year. "On Yom HaShoah we look back at the […]

Cold weather & fewer sun hours are associated with increased rates of alcoholic cirrhosis

(European Association for the Study of the Liver) New data presented at The International Liver Congress? 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, suggests that colder and less sunny regions of the world have higher rates of alcoholic cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking which results in irreversible scarring of the liver. Show More Summary

Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

The leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro's government. Amid anti-Maduro protests roiling Venezuela, leading … Click to Continue »

Woodrow Wilson Pushed U.S. Into World War I And Communism, Fascism And Nazism Resulted

A century ago Congress declared war on Imperial Germany. It was a bizarre decision: the secure New World voluntarily joined the Old World slaughterhouse, consigning more than 117,000 Americans to death for no intelligible reason. The...Show More Summary

New global report highlights burden and neglect of kidney disease worldwide

(International Society of Nephrology) Despite one in 10 people worldwide having chronic kidney disease, a new global report -- The Global Kidney Health Atlas -- presented at this week's World Congress of Nephrology in Mexico City and...Show More Summary

A Meeting with Himmler

5 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

In the early hours of April 21st, 1945, Swedish Jew Norbert Masur met with Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler as a representative of the World Jewish Congress. Just showing up was dangerous, and the diplomacy required for such a talk was fraught with peril. Show More Summary

FIFA Congress: An Israeli-Palestinian Battleground

By James M. Dorsey Next month’s annual congress of world soccer body FIFA is likely to become the first international forum since U.S. President Donald J. Trump took office to debate Israel’s controversial settlement policy on the occupied...Show More Summary

LaVar Ball ‘is the worst thing to happen to basketball in the last hundred years,' says Nike executive

Ball has been outspoken about his three sons, including projected top-two overall pick Lonzo Ball. During a panel discussion at the Sports Business Journal’s 2017 World Congress of Sports on Thursday, Nike executive George Raveling said...Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 tablet goes up for pre-order tomorrow

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Samsung first unveiled its Galaxy Book – a Windows-running tablet that doubles as a laptop with its bundled keyboard accessory – in February at the Mobile World Congress. The company finally confirmed a US release date and price point;...Show More Summary

ESPN exec accuses FS1’s Jamie Horowitz of taking a “cheap shot” at SportsCenter

The rivalry between ESPN and FS1 has been mostly one-sided in the Worldwide Leader’s favor, but there are signs that some things can get under ESPN’s skin. At the CAA World Congress of Sports on Wednesday, ESPN executive vice president...Show More Summary

Xiaomi’s Mi 6 puts iPhone 7 camera tech into a $360 phone — and there’s no headphone jack

Xiaomi unveiled its newest flagship smartphone — the Mi 6 — today at an event in Beijing, having skipped Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s largest annual event where it announced the Mi5 last year. There’s plenty at stake with this new device, given that Xiaomi suffered a sales slump last year with CEO Lei Jun admitting that the company has entered a… Read More

Huawei launches the Watch 2 in the US

The Huawei Watch 2 was announced at Mobile World Congress for the international market, and now the company has announced that it is launching in the US today. The watch abandons the classy looks of the first generation for a focus [...]

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