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China, Russia and the Sinatra doctrine | Financial Times

For centuries European navies roamed the world’s seas – to explore, to trade, to establish empires and to wage war. So it will be quite a moment when …

Geopolitics

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

Hackers shut down Sony Pictures' computers and are blackmailing the studio

Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login to their computers. Since this afternoon, computers at the company have been completely unresponsive, showing a glowering CGI skeleton, a series of URL addresses, and a threatening message …

A most baffling resignation: Why did United Technologies’ stalwart CEO step down?

It was one of the most baffling C-suite resignations in recent memory. At 7 a.m. on Monday, November 24, United Technologies announced that Louis …

Ferguson Grand Jury to Announce Decision on Michael Brown Shooting Today

Authorities in Missouri pleaded for calm Monday night as the anxious city of Ferguson waited for a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, three months ago.<p>Businesses boarded their windows, the National Guard …

'Hunger Games' and U.S. inequality

All hail The Capitol! In anticipation of the November 2014 release of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" the franchise has released posters of "district heroes" representing their areas. Here Lily Elsington, the 6-year-old ambassador from the Mining District, District 12, is shown.<p>HIDE …

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Sony Pictures hacked, entire computer system reportedly unusable

Reports that Sony Pictures has been hacked have been trickling in this morning, after a thread appeared on Reddit claiming all computers at the company were offline due to a hack.<p>According to the Reddit thread, an image appeared on all employee’s computers reading “Hacked by #GOP” and demanding …

FAA said to be imposing strict rules on commercial drone use

The Federal Aviation Administration reportedly is expected to demand drone operators hold licenses and agree to flight limitations if the vehicles are used commercially.<p>The US agency will require operators to apply for a license to use drones commercially, sources close to the matter told The Wall …

Budweiser Cans Clydesdales For EDM, Zombies And Jay-Z

Budweiser is retiring its iconic holiday Clydesdale horse commercials amid declining sales and intense competition from craft beers, according to a report published on Sunday in The Wall Street Journal.<p>The move comes as part of Budweiser's broader efforts to convince 21-to-27-year-olds that its …

White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

WASHINGTON — As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House.<p>The Obama administration’s proposed rollback of the …

Pentagon chief steps down under pressure

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from President Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration’s Middle East crisis management.<p>The president said he and Hagel had …

Turkish lawmakers OK military action against ISIS

Turkey's lawmakers voted Thursday to authorize military force against the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq, opening the door to cooperation with a U.S.-led coalition going after ISIS as its fighters laid siege to towns just south of the Turkish border.<p>The Turkish Parliament voted 298-98 …

Obama maintains Al-Qaida and Isis are 'one and the same' despite evidence of schism

The Obama administration is publicly conflating the Islamic State (Isis) and al-Qaida, taking a legally convenient position for its new war that dismisses a major public split between the two jihadist organizations.<p>While several US officials contend the rupture between Isis and al-Qaida is …

Mexican drug cartel boss Hector Beltran Leyva seized by special forces

Mexican special forces have seized alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a raid at a restaurant, federal officials said, announcing the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country.<p>The purported head of the Beltran Levya drug gang was captured in a seafood restaurant …