Day: May 16, 2013

DHS seizes top Bitcoin exchange as crackdown beginsEconomy & Money

DHS seizes top Bitcoin exchange as crackdown begins

The US Department of Homeland Security seized a payment processing account Tuesday belonging to Mt. Gox, the largest international Bitcoin
USDA to deregulate GMO corn for fuels, not food?Food & Health News

USDA to deregulate GMO corn for fuels, not food?

By: Kenneth Schortgen Jr The USDA announced recently that deregulation of Genetically Modified (GMO) corn can go forward to help
Authorities hunting for nuclear gauge lost in West VirginiaRandom News

Authorities hunting for nuclear gauge lost in West Virginia

A portable gauge containing dangerous radioactive material fell off the back of a truck in West Virginia, and officials are
Boston Fire Chief accused of incompetence in wake of marathon bombingMore News

Boston Fire Chief accused of incompetence in wake of marathon bombing

Boston Fire Chief Steve Abraira has been condemned by 13 out of 14 of his deputies, who are calling for
Oil company executives caught rigging now will escape prosecutionInteresting News

Oil company executives caught rigging now will escape prosecution

By Christopher Hope Number 10 admitted that any change in the law to prosecute anyone for allegedly fixing the pump
‘Worse than death row’: Gitmo hunger strike reaches Day 100War News

‘Worse than death row’: Gitmo hunger strike reaches Day 100

As the Guantanamo hunger strike enters its 100th day, the number of voices, both in the US and around the
Maryland governor signs tough gun control lawMore News

Maryland governor signs tough gun control law

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley on Thursday signed into law one of the United States’ toughest gun control measures, even as
Obama counter-punches in effort to regain political balanceRandom News

Obama counter-punches in effort to regain political balance

Facing a trio of possible scandals that threaten to overwhelm his second term agenda, President Barack Obama on Thursday rejected
Nigel Farage flees barrage of abuse from Edinburgh protestersRandom News

Nigel Farage flees barrage of abuse from Edinburgh protesters

By Severin Carrell Perhaps for the first time in his political career, Nigel Farage, the scourge of British politics, found
Retired racecar driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, 71, died ThursdayRandom News

Retired racecar driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, 71, died Thursday

Retired racecar driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, 71, died Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Lincoln County officials.
CCTV Captures ‘Ghost’ on Wellington Market StairsRandom News

CCTV Captures ‘Ghost’ on Wellington Market Stairs

Kay Boakye, manager of the market said: “Basically, we came into the market in the morning and the boxes were
Obamacare to penalize nearly half a million Native AmericansRandom News

Obamacare to penalize nearly half a million Native Americans

Native Americans are entitled to free and subsidized medical care at some federally-funded health clinics, but ‘Obamacare’ will soon force