U.S. officials announced plans Friday to relinquish federal government control over the administration of the Internet, a move that pleased international critics but alarmed some business leaders and others who rely on the smooth functioning of the Web. Read More: U.S. to relinquish remaining control over the Internet – The Washington Post.
An administrative decision by officials in the Department of Homeland Security means members of a German homeschool family whose grant of asylum in the U.S. later was withdrawn will not be returned to face the persecution homeschoolers face in Germany. Read More: Now feds can order any family to violate religious beliefs.
Secretary of State John Kerry told members of Congress on Thursday that international law already declares Israel a Jewish state, and called Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s insistence on a public declaration of Israel’s Jewish character from the Palestinians “a mistake” in the diplomatic process. Read More: Kerry: Netanyahu wrong to insist Palestinians recognize Israel as […]
One of the legacies survivors Auschwitz have carried with them all their lives is their “number” – the serial numbers tattooed into their flesh. The tattoo was administered to prisoners upon arrival, part of the systematic Nazi program to dehumanize inmates and make them more amenable to enslavement – or to walking into a gas […]
The profound West-Russian discord on Ukraine was accentuated rather than eased by the six hours of last-ditch talks held by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in London Friday, March 14. Later, they addressed reporters separately. Read More: Discord in Kerry-Lavrov talks sets scene for US-Russian cold war over […]
(To date, October-March temperatures are the coldest since 1899 – but they will rise some before the end of the month – and may pass 1912.) Read More: US Having Its Coldest Six Month Period Since 1912 | Real Science.
It was a lot of hot air about a lot of hot air. Democrats took to the Senate floor Monday night to talk about global warming and did not let up until morning. “Climate change is real, it is caused by humans, and it is solvable,” said Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. In […]
Minister of Housing and Construction Uri Ariel, a senior member of Israel’s government, has once again controversially called for the rebuilding of the Third Temple, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Read More: Preparing to Rebuild the Third Holy Temple in Jerusalem | Politics | Learnist.