Month: August 2014

US airlines banned from flying over IraqWar News

US airlines banned from flying over Iraq

The US Federal Aviation Administration on Friday banned all American airlines from flying over Iraq due to a “potentially hazardous
FDA eases restrictions on experimental Ebola drug as CDC warns of ‘inevitable’ spread to USFood & Health News

FDA eases restrictions on experimental Ebola drug as CDC warns of ‘inevitable’ spread to US

While Ebola, the deadly disease spreading through parts of West Africa, has no cure, specific treatment or vaccine, there are
US Border Patrol apprehends Rwandan man for crimes against humanityRandom News

US Border Patrol apprehends Rwandan man for crimes against humanity

American Border Patrol officials in Maine have arrested a Rwandan man wanted by the Canadian government for reportedly violating international
Russia bans agricultural products from EU, USA, Australia, Norway, CanadaFood & Health News

Russia bans agricultural products from EU, USA, Australia, Norway, Canada

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the full ban for imports of beef, pork, poultry meat, fish,
Snowden granted 3-yr residence permit in RussiaInteresting News

Snowden granted 3-yr residence permit in Russia

Edward Snowden has received a residence permit in Russia, which is valid for three years, starting on August 1, the
Drone crashes into Yellowstone National Park’s largest hot springRandom News

Drone crashes into Yellowstone National Park’s largest hot spring

A tourist recently crashed a camera-equipped drone into the largest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, a park official said
Death of former WH press secretary ruled homicide 33 years after shootingRandom News

Death of former WH press secretary ruled homicide 33 years after shooting

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady died this week at the age of 73, but a medical examiner declared
New leaker compromised national security documents after SnowdenFeatured News

New leaker compromised national security documents after Snowden

The United States government has concluded that a new leaker has been supplying members of the media with classified documents,
Homeland Security contractor hacked, govt employee data likely stolenInteresting News

Homeland Security contractor hacked, govt employee data likely stolen

One of the Department of Homeland Security’s key contractors says a “state-sponsored” cyber attack is responsible for stealing the personal
Putin bans agricultural imports from sanctioning countries for 1 yearFood & Health News

Putin bans agricultural imports from sanctioning countries for 1 year

A one-year ban has been imposed on certain agricultural produce, foods and raw materials from countries that have sanctioned Russia.
China bans govt purchases of Apple’s gadgetsMore News

China bans govt purchases of Apple’s gadgets

China has removed products by American techno giant Apple Inc, including iPads and MacBooks, from the government procurement list amid
Ex-NSA chief defends his profitable cyber-security businessMore News

Ex-NSA chief defends his profitable cyber-security business

As the marriage between surveillance and non-governmental cyber-security firms comes under the spotlight, former NSA chief Keith Alexander fends off
1,000-member secretive progressive journalist group uncoveredMore News

1,000-member secretive progressive journalist group uncovered

A prominent CNN commentator, the top two political reporters for The Huffington Post, a Reuters reporter, the editor of The
MIT scientists eavesdrop using a bag of chips, plant leavesBig Brother

MIT scientists eavesdrop using a bag of chips, plant leaves

James Bond used an electric razor as an eavesdropping device. Lucy Ricardo (and many others) used a glass of water.
Airplanes could be taken over through inflight entertainment systemsInteresting News

Airplanes could be taken over through inflight entertainment systems

A security researcher says that ships, aircraft and industrial facilities are all at risk of being compromised — perhaps with
Sovereign citizens seen as top terrorist threat by US law enforcementTerrorism

Sovereign citizens seen as top terrorist threat by US law enforcement

The sovereign citizen movement is considered the top threat for domestic terrorism, according to a survey of state, local, and
Man tested for Ebola in NYC, 50 US experts head to West Africa to contain outbreakInteresting News

Man tested for Ebola in NYC, 50 US experts head to West Africa to contain outbreak

A man in New York City was tested for Ebola after traveling to West Africa. The news comes shortly after
FBI to enact tough new security procedures for military basesMore News

FBI to enact tough new security procedures for military bases

Getting into a military base is about to get tougher even for well-credentialed individuals, as the Defense Department implements a