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'Mob' Detains, Threatens Photographers Because Single Adults Are Probably All Pedophiles

5 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

To live in the US is to live in a nation of fears -- most of them, irrational. The Department of Homeland Security -- the eerily nationalistic-sounding phoenix that rose from the ashes of the World Trade Center -- has done all it can...Show More Summary

Silverstein sues over botched $138M deal for East Side tower

5 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Silverstein Properties, the developer of the World Trade Center complex downtown, is going to court over a botched deal for another of its buildings in Midtown East.

These 8 narrow chokepoints are critical to the world's oil trade

Over half of the world's oil supply moved through set maritime routes in 2013, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), often aboard massive tanker ships. To minimize costs, tankers transport oil along established paths that are as short as possible. Show More Summary

Tech and financial firms to join Condé Nast at 1 WTC

A financial services company and a technology firm have signed five-year leases at New York City's One World Trade Center. The Durst Organization and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey... To view the full story, click the title link.

News: ITC to investigate Apple over Ericsson complaints

The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating Ericsson’s claims that Apple violated its patents, PC World reports. Apple sued Ericsson in January, claiming Ericsson was charging too much for patents it holds and that the patents are no longer essential for the LTE technology in Apple’s iPhones, iPads and other cellular-enabled products. Show More Summary

The Labels on These Clothes Tell the Tragic Stories of the Workers Who Made Them

The label on a piece of clothing might reveal something about its provenance, but it hardly tells the whole story. The Canadian Fair Trade Network wanted to change that. To draw attention to people around the world who are working in unsafe conditions, these remarkable ads tell their stories on the labels of clothes they make. Show More Summary

One of the Poorest Countries in the World Is About to Burn $7.6M Worth of Ivory

The southeast African country of Malawi plans to burn its four ton stockpile of ivory later this week in an effort to undercut the value of the ivory trade and reaffirm the countrys commitment to conservation. Though the price of ivory fluctuates, recent reports indicate this stockpile is worth as much as $7.6 million. Show More Summary

Congress in no hurry to pass meat-labeling fix - AgMinute for March 30, 2015

Congress is apparently waiting for the outcome of the U.S.' appeal of a World Trade Organization ruling against its mandatory meat-labeling rule before crafting a bill to avert potential trade sanctions by Canada and Mexico, which complain the rule creates a competitive disadvantage for their livestock. Click here for the full story

Oil prices dip as Iran, world powers seek nuclear deal

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped in Asian morning trading on Monday, adding to steep losses in the previous session, as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanctions against Tehran are lifted. Show More Summary

Abby Wambach says she would trade all her awards for a World Cup title

“I don’t know how else you would cap off a career like mine in a better way.”

WikiLeaks Exposes Most Controversial Part of Obama-Led Trade Agreement

``Under the agreement, corporations may challenge foreign government's laws and regulations if they interfere with "distinct, reasonable investment-backed expectations", and they can do so before tribunals under the World Bank or the United Nations. Show More Summary

El Salvador vs. Argentina: Team News, Predicted Line-Ups, Live Stream & TV Info

Argentina's preparations for the 2015 Copa America take them north of the border on Saturday as the 2014 World Cup runners-up meet El Salvador at Washington's FedEx Field. The United States spectators will trade the National Football...Show More Summary

This Is How NSA Spying Screws US Businesses

According to a filing published by the World Trade Organization Thursday, the United States is outraged by China’s proposed restrictions on US-made information technology in the banking sector - by all accounts a reaction to the disclosure of secret documents by former NSA contractor Edwards Snowden.

Why Flying Into the Alps Is Like Flying into the World Trade Center

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Marseille prosecutor states that the copilot of the Germanwings flight, Andreas Lubitz, deliberately crashed the plane. William Perugini/Shutterstock Almost as soon as I heard about the Germanwings Airbus crashing into the Alps, I became suspicious, and with good reason. Show More Summary

U.S. questions China at WTO on banking technology restrictions

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about China's restrictions on the use of foreign information technology equipment by the banking sector, the United States said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Thursday. Show More Summary

'World of Warcraft' Patch 6.1.2 Will Set The Stage For $20 WoW Tokens Trade

Blizzard Entertainment announced it will introduce $20 Tokens to the "World of Warcraft" game to follow its recent release of Patch 6.1.2.

Inside Brookfield's swanky new mall at the WTC

In the shadow of 1 World Trade Center, the colossal skyscraper in Lower Manhattan, lies a newly renovated luxury mall that hopes to be a mecca for swanky shopping. Brookfield Place will open the... To view the full story, click the title link.

This Father And Daughter Have Helped Hundreds Of Sex Trade Survivors Find Jobs

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Ray Umashankar has given up quite a lot to make the world a better place for Indian girls and women, but the 73-year-old wouldn't have it any other way. He quit his assistant dean position at the University of Arizona in 2013 (and stopped...Show More Summary

activist models annabel liddell and imogen watt are leading new zealand’s fight for fair trade

“This year I made a pact to myself to do everything that I could to make the world a better place.”

Obama’s last bad deal 5 Terrorists for 1 Dirt Bag: Sgt Bowe Bergdahl Faces Life on Charges of Desertion, Misbehavior

In a sane world, a president of the United States who authorized a trade of 5 Terrorists in exchange for a piece of filth by the name of Bowe Bergdahl,

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