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Even as Greece desperately tries to avoid defaulting on its debt, American companies are preparing for what was once unthinkable: that Greece could soon be forced to leave…Continue
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Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate's 'Detect to Protect' program will assess trigger and confirmer sensors designed to detect biological agents within minutes. The idea…Continue
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Faced with a skeptical public uneasy about the potential impact of drones on personal privacy, three leading law enforcement groups on Friday endorsed industry-backed guidelines limiting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
It’s the latest move in the drone sector’s ongoing fight against the popular concern…Continue
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After staying virtually dormant for years, the 51 year-old Non-Aligned Movement of 120 countries took center stage in Tehran last week to confront the most difficult questions in the Middle East and temporarily put on hold Iran’s prolonged diplomatic…Continue
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House and Senate members facing either re-election or removal from office on Tuesday are not telling Americans that satellites may have the capability to access, question and effectively monitor…Continue
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As the Democratic National Convention nears, people in Charlotte could face arrest for carrying water bottles, socks, markers, and other seemingly nonthreatening items, triggering worries over free speech violations and warrant-less searches.
Guests and protesters of the DNC have expressed concern…Continue
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It seems that most people live in a moral grey area, now days. They think that as long as the ends justify the means, it is good. The only problem is, there is no moral grey area. There is only right and wrong. The people living in the moral grey area, have been unknowingly manipulated by…Continue
Thousands of US homes are in critical disrepair as the country continues to suffer from this summer’s record-breaking drought. And the damages are unlikely to be paid by insurance companies.
As moisture is sucked away from the ground, houses are shifting, cracking and racking up huge repair bills for surprised homeowners – bills that insurance…Continue
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The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks and businesses during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. An…Continue
When we convened in Jackson Hole in August 2007, the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) target for the federal funds rate was 5-1/4 percent. Sixteen months later, with the financial crisis in full swing, the FOMC had lowered the target for the federal funds rate to nearly zero, thereby entering the unfamiliar territory of having to conduct monetary…Continue
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The Estonian Prosecutor's Office has announced it will not launch a criminal trial over claims of shocking harassment in the military, when two ethnically Russian conscripts were allegedly made to dig their own graves.
The case went public on Thursday when several Estonian newspapers reported that the country's Defense Ministry was looking into a…Continue
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Maldives security forces have dispersed a march of over 3,000 protesters supporting former leader Mohamed Nasheed. At least one protester was badly injured during the clash, while more than a dozen were arrested.
The violence erupted after protesters tried to break through a police cordon around the presidential palace on Friday night. Security forces…Continue
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The Free Syrian Army (FSA) gave a 72-hour advance warning to airlines to suspend flights to Syria before the rebels try to seize civilian airports in Damascus and Aleppo. They claim the Syrian Air Force is using them 'illegally.'
The 72-hour period begins on Saturday, September 1, the FSA told Asharq Al-Awsat, the major pan-Arab daily newspaper based…Continue
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The TSA announced on Thursday that it will begin holding open forums next year so the public can voice concerns with the body-scanning security machines many have called invasive and dangerous — 19 months after a court told them they had to.
The US Transportation and Security Administration, the Homeland Security subdivision that oversees the screenings…Continue
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