Monthly Archives: February 2017

UN panel says North Korea uses new ways to flout sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is flouting United Nations sanctions by trading in prohibited weapons and other goods and using evasion techniques "that are increasing in scale, scope and sophistication," U.N. experts say in a new report. Original story … Continue reading

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Following MacBook Pro backlash, Tim Cook promises Apple won’t forget about its Pro users

Tim Cook earlier today addressed growing concerns that Apple is no longer interested in catering to creative professionals. During a Q&A session at Apple's annual shareholder meeting, Cook said that Apple remains committed to the Pro market and that the … Continue reading

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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: A New Small SUV with an Old Name

Think of it as the Outlander Medium. Original story here.

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FBI Agreed To Hire Spy Who Compiled Trump Russian Dossier

The deal to hire former MI6 agent Christopher Steele fell through when word of the dossier became public. Original story here.

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The Latest: Man charged in killings also charged with rape

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a South Carolina man charged in seven killings (all times local): Original story here.

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Telsa Faces 'Pervasive Harassment' Charges

"It's shocking in this day and age that this is still a fight we have to have," a female Tesla engineer told the Guardian. Original story here.

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Some Factors 'Don't Add Up' In Sherri Papini Case

"Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen," a syndicated investigation series, aired an episode about Papini's kidnapping Tuesday that included an interview with her friend Lisa Jeter. Original story here.

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Disruption in Amazon's cloud service ripples through internet

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Some web surfers on Tuesday experienced glitches on media outlets and other sites whose data is hosted by Amazon.com Inc’s popular cloud business, which Amazon said suffered a technical disruption. The technology company’s … Continue reading

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Republicans balk at Trump plan to slash State Dept budget

Multiple Republican lawmakers on Tuesday warned that President Donald Trump’s reported plan to slash State Department funding by more than a third would face stiff opposition in Congress. “It’s dead on arrival, it’s not going to happen,” said the hawkish … Continue reading

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Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a Western-backed UN resolution that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons use, in the first clash at the Security Council since US President Donald Trump took office. The twin vetoes came … Continue reading

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White House condemns attack on Indians as 'racially motivated hatred'

After criticism that President Donald Trump had not condemned the attack, which happened last Wednesday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president may address the question in his maiden address to Congress on Tuesday night and did condemn the … Continue reading

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DNC Chair Perez defends Rep. Keith Ellison’s past statements about Israel

On Feb. 28, ahead of President Trump’s first joint address to Congress, new DNC Chair Tom Perez spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric. Perez defended Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who has been dogged by his past associations with … Continue reading

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Amazon’s AWS storage crashed in the middle of an AWSome conference

Amazon loves to talk about how great its products and services are – just like any other massive company — so the fact that it holds frequent conferences celebrating and educating people about Amazon Web Services (AWS) isn't particularly odd. … Continue reading

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Laser technique sheds light on pivotal Chinese feathered dinosaur

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A technique using high-powered lasers to reveal hidden soft tissue alongside bones in fossils is giving scientists insight into one of the major evolutionary transitions in the history of life: small feathered dinosaurs taking … Continue reading

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Brave dude tries to use Windows 98 for his daily life, gets a big surprise

Anyone old enough to remember using Windows 98 when it was still current can attest to the fact that it was a really fantastic operating system. It made big improvements over Windows 95 in almost every area that mattered, and … Continue reading

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