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NSA surveillance: Merkel's phone may have been monitored 'for over 10 years'

New claims emerged last night over the extent that US intelligence agencies have been monitoring the mobile phone of Angela Merkel. The allegations were made after German secret service officials were already preparing to travel to Washington to seek explanations into the alleged surveillance of …

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NSA disclosures put U.S. on defense

The NSA spying controversy is quickly transforming from a domestic headache for the Obama administration into a global public relations fiasco for the United States government.<p>After months of public and congressional debate over the National Security Agency’s collection of details on U.S. telephone …

NSA 'Asked' Japan to Tap China's Communications in Asia-Pacific

The US National Security Agency (NSA) is reported to have asked Japan to tap fibre-optic cables in the Asia Pacific region, with a view to monitoring …

Rogers: Allies Don’t Understand NSA Programs

Mike Rogers, chairman of the House intelligence committee, defended the NSA’s monitoring of foreign leaders’ communications and argued that the news …

NSA: New reports in German media deepen US-Merkel spy row

<b>Fresh reports in German media based on leaked US intelligence documents are prompting damaging new questions about the extent of US surveillance.</b><p>Der Spiegel suggests the US has been spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone since 2002.<p>Another report says Mr Obama was told in 2010 …

PETA Suggests Logo Change for Washington Redskins

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has now weighed in on the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins’ name.<p>Rather than urge team …

Redskins Owner Writes Defiant Letter Explaining Why His Team's Name Isn't Offensive

He told fans that the name is a badge of honor, and urged people to "respect" the years of tradition and memories that the name connotes for many people, including himself.<p>Here are the most important two paragraphs:<p>"So when I consider the Washington Redskins name, I think of what it stands for. I …

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Former Redskins TE Chris Cooley to Speak at Loudoun Chamber Luncheon

The popular Leesburg resident and two-time Pro Bowl player is now part of the team's radio broadcast crew.<p>Washington Redskins fans within the Loudoun …

Washington Redskins: do offensive team names endanger public health?

Eighty years after the Washington Redskins acquired its controversial name, fans are saying it's time for a change.<p>In a survey released last week, 73% of polled Washington residents stated their support for the gridiron football team would be the same or higher after a name change. President Obama …

Public Health

NFL Week 8 Injury Updates: Sunday Morning Med Check

Link to Media<p>Welcome to the Week 8 edition of the Sunday Morning Med Check. There are a lot of game-time decisions and injury returns this week, including big names like Jimmy Graham, DeMarco Murray, Dez Bryant and Michael Vick, and we shift from Rob Gronkowski watch to Percy Harvin watch.<p>Injuries …

Football (U.S.)

Zinedine Zidane Takes Issue with Sir Alex Ferguson over Steven Gerrard View

The fallout from Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography continues apace, with French great Zinedine Zidane the latest to take issue with the Scot’s assessment of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.<p>Ferguson raised eyebrows with a number of statements in his book, with his inference that Gerrard is not …

Soccer

Flashback: David Gilmour and Roger Waters Reunite at Tiny Charity Gig

The reunion of Pink Floyd's Roger Waters and David Gilmour could pack every stadium on the planet many times over, but when they reformed three years …

Guitar

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Should Shut Up About Israel, And Play His Guitar

“Two things are infinite,” Albert Einstein said. “The universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the universe.”<p>Einstein could have added a third element in endless supply that is a close cousin of the second: the bottomless pit of artist celebrities who feel anointed because of their …

Roger Waters: The Wall Live – review

There are not many rock musicians who could fill a venue this large, and even fewer grey-haired, 70-year-old ones who could. What's particularly remarkable is that Roger Waters wasn't even the most charismatic member of Pink Floyd, a band who achieved global renown despite being utterly anonymous. …

Roger Waters plans new album, says he was “wrong” to sue Pink Floyd

Roger Waters has opened up about the past, present, and future in a new interview with <i>BBC HARDtalk</i>, which will air tomorrow in the US during <i>BBC World</i> …

AIG confirmed as new Dublin GAA sponsor

Dublin GAA have teamed up with US insurance firm AIG in a sponsorship deal reportedly worth €2 million over five years.<p>The arrangement will see AIG …

West Belfast fury as Casement park residents accuse the GAA of, literally, "daylight robbery" @reporterlisa spoke to those affected.

Sep 24, 2013, 11:06 AM<p>West Belfast fury as Casement park residents accuse the GAA of, literally, "daylight robbery" @reporterlisa spoke to those …

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Pearl Jam top the Irish album charts | Music

Pearl Jam Are the Latest Band to Cancel North Carolina Gig Because of Anti-LGBT Laws<p>The group pulled out of the gig to take "a stand against …

Rock Music

Review: Pearl Jam's 'Lightning Bolt' — it's only rock 'n' roll

"Everyone's a critic," Eddie Vedder sings to open Pearl Jam's new album, "Lightning Bolt," the group's first since 2009.<p>It's an interesting introduction for the band, which after more than 20 years together (a Cameron Crowe-directed documentary marked the anniversary in 2011) have reached the level …

Ranking Pearl Jam’s Albums, From Worst To Best

<i>Next Monday begins Pearl Jam Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, but it’s Pearl Jam Day here on UPROXX. In honor of their Lightning Bolt (review below), let’s rate all 10 of their albums, from worst to best.</i><p><b>10. Binaural (2000)</b><p><i>Binaural</i> was doomed from the start. Pearl Jam “let go” of producer …

Peyton Manning didn't quote Pearl Jam because he's too busy being undefeated

<i>Today’s big winner:</i> <b>Pearl Jam … and</b> <b>Peyton Manning</b><p>Never has grunge played such an influential role in an NFL game. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted out Pearl Jam lyrics from the song <i>Off He Goes</i> last night.<p>While Irsay didn’t provide context — because Jim Irsay — we can all safely assume he …

Why Robin Pecknold’s Clean-Cut Pearl Jam ‘Fallon’ Cover Speaks Volumes

Gotta hand it to Robin Pecknold for using his participation in a late-night TV show’s theme week to make a broader artistic statement. <i>Late Night With</i> …

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Q&A: Pearl Jam's Mike McCready on the Band's Place in Rock History

And what he wishes Kurt Cobain could've seen<p><b>PLUS: Esquire.com is spending all this week remembering Nirvana.</b><p><b>There's a band onstage in an arena somewhere,</b> and its members are wailing through an impromptu take on Van Halen's "Eruption," covering the Dead Boys' punk anthem "Sonic Reducer," dousing the …

Top 10 hotels and B&Bs in Buenos Aires – from budget to boutique

Buenos Aires now has more boutique hotels than you can shake a polo whip at. Unfortunately, it also has surging rates of inflation that now puts them out of reach for more budget-conscious visitors. So where does this leave the traveller who wants a place with a comfy bed, a clean shower and plenty …