President Barack Obama called on Americans coming of age to demand that politicians respond more aggressively to climate change, comparing those skeptical about man-caused alterations to the environment to a belief that the moon is “made of cheese.” In a commencement address yesterday to graduates of the University of California at Irvine, Obama delivered one of his […]
The controversy involves the Agape Resource & Assistance Center, which has several locations in the area. According to the organization’s website, the goal of the Plano-based ministry is to serve and work with single women, their children and dependents, and unaccompanied youth “to help them move from a sense of hopelessness to a position of […]
The United States is considering US air strikes to help the Iraqi government fend off an Islamist insurgency as well as possible discussions with neighboring Iran, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday. Read More: Kerry: US considering air strikes in Iraq | JPost | Israel News.
The State of Israel without Hebron and Nablus, without Tel Aviv and Deganya, without Ofakim and Kiryat Shmona is not complete, Education Minister Shai Piron (Yesh Atid) said on Thursday. Speaking at a conference at Ariel University, Piron said: “We cannot reduce greater Israel, we cannot continue to agree to the shrinking and narrowing of […]
Israel’s ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor spoke at the 94th plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly on Thursday afternoon, and touted his country’s accomplishments in fighting insurgency and terrorism. He also called out Iran, as he had in many previous speeches, for fulling the Syrian conflict and for being “the world’s primary sponsor […]
Iraq is breaking up. The Kurds have taken the northern oil city of Kirkuk that they have long claimed as their capital. Sunni fundamentalist fighters vow to capture Baghdad and the Shia holy cities further south… Read More: Iraq crisis: Baghdad prepares for the worst as Islamist militants vow to capture the capital – Middle […]
eaked audio recording of chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat harshly criticizing PA President Mahmoud Abbas over his reluctance to pursue Israel in the international arena exposed severe fissures within the Palestinian leadership regarding how best to engage Israel following the collapse of US-brokered negotiations in April, and showed profound disdain by Erekat for his president. Read More: Top […]
At Vancouver’s recent From Now conference, biohacker Amal Graafstra gave a talk on the future of self-modification to around 100 fairly straight-laced attendees. As if the future of tech implants wasn’t eye-opening enough, Graafstra finished the talk by personally implanting conference organizer Nik Badminton with an electronic tag, to the shock and awe of the whole crowd. I won’t lie, watching Graafstra, the CEO of DangerousThings.com, implant a tag in Badminton’s […]