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General Jr.
Free range kids


It was a one-mile walk home from a Silver Spring park on Georgia Avenue on a Saturday afternoon. But what the parents saw as a moment of indepe ...

by Seminole, Thursday, 15 January 2015 17:44 [ Read all ]
Politics & World Affairs
Volokh Conspiracy -- Da Svedanya!


Sadly, the venerable (for blogs at least)  VC is now behind a Washington Post paywall.

For those unfamiliar with the name, it was a le ...

by ridgeway, Friday, 02 January 2015 18:10 [ Read all ]
General Jr.
Chromecast


Santa gave me Chromecast. Nifty gadget but I don't know which apps I should download that provide good free content. In the little bit that I ...

by Elvis, Tuesday, 30 December 2014 18:53 [ Read all ]
Games Corner
War in the West


Apparently released on Dec 4 and I didn't notice.
$80 for download, so I guess I'll add that to my xmas list.

Been playing a ...

by Seminole, Thursday, 11 December 2014 03:50 [ Read all ]
 
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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 01:17

Reuters: Top News
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.

Blizzard slams Boston area, spares New York despite predictions
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding, but sparing New York City residents who had braced ...

Spying program leaked by Snowden is tied to campaign in many countries
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A program used by U.S. and British spies to record computer keystrokes was part of sophisticated hacking operations in more than a dozen countries, security experts said on Tuesday, after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden ...

Greek PM Tsipras names anti-austerity cabinet, port sale halted
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras named a cabinet of anti-austerity veterans and halted privatization of Greece's biggest port on Tuesday, signaling he aims to stick to election pledges despite warning shots from the euro zone and ...

Yahoo sets Alibaba stake spinoff plan, shares jump
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , responding to pressure to hand over to shareholders its prized e-commerce investment valued at roughly $40 billion.<img width='1' ...

Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favored by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine people, including foreigners, before blowing themselves up with a grenade.<img width='1' ...

Apple iPhone sales trample expectations as profit sets global record
(Reuters) - Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones in the holiday shopping season and a 70 percent rise in China sales, powering the company to the largest profit in corporate history.<img ...

Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favored by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine people, including foreigners, before blowing themselves up with a grenade.<img width='1' ...

Obama and Saudi king discuss Iran, energy in symbolic visit
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster a relationship that now stretches well beyond oil interests to security cooperation across ...

Yahoo sets Alibaba stake spinoff plan, shares jump
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , responding to pressure to hand over to shareholders its prized e-commerce investment valued at roughly $40 billion.<img width='1' ...

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the killing last week of another Japanese captive, but it reiterated that it would not give in to terrorism.<img ...



 
 


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