The surveillance debate has focused on the legality of spying on Americans but some say the biggest danger is in the methods the NSA uses. Privacy advocates Monday slammed the National Security Agency for conducting surveillance in a way they say undermines cybersecurity for everyone and harms U.S. tech companies. “We have examples […]
Hamas broadened its massive rocket blitz Monday night, July 7 – edging further north and east to locales hitherto unscathed, after warning that its response to the deaths of seven operatives in Israeli air strikes would be “unprecedented.” Iron Dome intercepted at least 10 of the scores of rockets aimed at new urban areas […]
The United Nations is recognizing the gay marriages of all its staffers, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday. Previously, the United Nations only recognized the unions of staffers who came from countries where gay marriage is legal, U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said. “This is a step forward that many of the staffers […]
As nuclear negotiations resume this week between Iran and world powers, it is becoming increasingly clear that any deal signed will be considered ill-conceived by Israel. Read More: Iran’s path to the bomb | JPost | Israel News.
There are conflicting reports regarding injuries following a heavy barrage of missile fire at Israel from Gaza Thursday evening. At least one person suffered moderate or serious wounds in the Eshkol region of the Negev. According to Ynet, the person was wounded by mortar fire from Gaza. Another person was reportedly lightly wounded. The regional […]
The New York state ballot is expected to see a new political party listed in November: the Stop Common Core Party. The candidate will be Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, who established “Stop Common Core” hoping to tap into the frustrations of parents and educators over the controversial school standards. Astorino, the Westchester […]
Wholesale retailer Costco announced Tuesday evening that they have reversed a decision to remove conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza’s bestselling book from stores, following an outcry from thousands of angry customers. Read More: ‘We Have Made the Decision to Reorder the Book’: Costco Reverses Decision to Remove ‘America’ Book From Stores | TheBlaze.com.
Mauritius is known to South Africans mainly as a holiday destination, brimming with idyllic beaches, luxurious hotels and stunning scenery. However, there are other, less well-known ties that bind the two countries together. Read More: allAfrica.com: South Africa: Biometric Smart ID Cards – Dumb Idea (Page 1 of 5).
The long-range Hamas rockets that reached Hadera 110km north of Gaza Tuesday, July 8, have been identified as the Syrian-made M-302 Khaibar missile, that was used by Hizballah against Israel in the 2006 Lebanon war to pound Haifa. This weapon uses Iranian technology deriving from the Chinese WS-1 which has a 175 kilo warhead. Hizballah […]
Ecologist Dr. Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace, warned “I fear a global cooling,” during his keynote address to the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Moore, who left Greenpeace in 1986 because he felt it had become too radical, is the author of “Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making […]