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Utah gun manufacturer refuses sale to Pakistan

Courtesy of Desert Tech<p>Utah gun manufacturer refuses sale to Pakistan<p>By | Posted Jan 3rd, 2014 @ 6:28pm<p> 4 photos<p>123<p>WEST VALLEY CITY — A local gun …

Facebook’s New “Donate” Button and Video Ads Launch

Some exciting and major changes are coming to Facebook, bringing even more opportunity to Internet marketers. Whenever the social media giant makes a …

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An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

Islamists exploit weak border to fight in Iraq and Syria

The Iraqi military were on Sunday night trying to dislodge al-Qaida militants in the city of Ramadi, near the Syrian border, using air strikes which left at least 34 people dead.<p>The action came as al-Qaida fighters were also reported to have taken control of Falluja and underlined the fragility of …

Scientists ‘freeze’ light for an entire minute

In what could prove to be a major breakthrough in quantum memory storage and information processing, German researchers have frozen the fastest thing …

Technology Is The Fastest Way For 20-Year-Olds To Get Rich

<i>This post is #4 in a series that amplifies emerging powers — girls and women who are solving the world’s problems by disrupting the status quo.</i><p>Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started three companies before her 28th birthday. She launched her first business venture — The …

DOJ to challenge SCOTUS decision

The Obama administration announced Thursday that it will attempt an aggressive end-run around the Supreme Court’s recent ruling striking down a key part of the Voting Rights Act.<p>In a speech to a National Urban League conference in Philadelphia, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the …

Feds accuse five men of largest U.S. hacking scheme

Five men have been accused by the U.S. government of perpetrating the largest hacking scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.<p>Court documents revealed Thursday in federal court in New Jersey said the five men from Russia and Ukraine were able to hack into the computer systems at the Nasdaq, …

New Jersey

Sweden Recovers Stolen Books

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Private astronaut taxi development is entering final phase

WASHINGTON — NASA has released a draft solicitation for the fourth and final development phase of its Commercial Crew Program, which is still expected to result in a crewed space launch to the International Space Station from U.S. soil by late 2017, according to the document.<p>The Commercial Crew …

Space Exploration

Woman Who Sexted With Anthony Weiner: "It Literally Disgusts Me"

Sydney Leathers gives her first on-screen interview to Inside Edition. "I’m disgusted by him. He’s not who I thought he was."<p>Some highlights from Inside Edition's interview, as previewed above and in the <i>New York Post</i>:<p><b>On her reaction to his advances:</b><p>"I was just shocked, because I didn't think he …

North Korea's Kim Jong-un launches commemoration of 60 years since Korean War

The North Korean leader attends a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil a new cemetery for war veterans near Pyongyang.<p><b>North Korean</b> leader Kim Jong-un launched the country's commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War on Thursday.<p>Official events due to take place on Sunday for …

UBS Reaches $885 Million Settlement With US Regulator Alleging Bank Misrepresented Mortgage-Backed Bonds

Under the terms of the agreement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, UBS must pay about $415 million to Fannie Mae and $470 million to Freddie Mac to resolve claims related to securities sold to the companies between 2004 and 2007. The Swiss banking giant did not admit to any liability or …

Blood pressure drugs may help Alzheimer’s, study suggests

Patients who took a certain type of blood pressure medication got measurable relief from worsening Alzheimer’s symptoms, too, researchers reported on Thursday.<p>It’s the latest in a series of studies on the effects of various blood pressure drugs on the fatal and incurable brain disease, which is …

Medical Research

Former Egypt PM warns against rallying

Egypt's former prime minister has warned against rallies and outlined a six-point plan to defuse a deep political crisis, as the country prepared for a day of mass protests.<p>In a video statement released on Thursday, Hisham Qandil condemned the call by the army chief General Abdel Fattah El Sisi on …

Outbreak Sickens Over 250 People Across Eight States

As of July 23, according to the report, more than 250 cases of cyclospora infections had been reported in several states, including Iowa, Nebraska, Texas, Wisconsin, Georgia and Connecticut.<p>Illinois and Kansas have also had one reported case each. However, it is possible the infections were …

Halliburton admits destroying Gulf oil spill evidence

Company will plead guilty to a criminal charge in Deepwater Horizon disaster.<p>Halliburton has admitted destroying evidence in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico and will plead guilty to a criminal charge, the Justice Department announced Thursday.<p>Under the plea agreement, …

News Corp officially splits in two

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/990000/990434_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524625454_72d495ecafa829abffa95cca9384beb9<p><b>Rupert Murdoch's media empire, News Corporation, has officially split into two separate companies.</b><p>The corporation's more profitable entertainment …