White House technicians recently detected suspicious activity on a computer network at the US presidential mansion, and have taken steps to resolve the issue, an official said Tuesday.
The White House – or the Executive Office of the President (EOP) … Read the rest
Americans, Italians and the French clearly see immigrants, Muslims and pregnant teens as threats.
They vastly overestimate the proportion of the population that are immigrants or Muslims and they have no idea what percentage of teenage girls get pregnant.
Swedes … Read the rest
The marketplace brings plenty; the state does the opposite. Yet not a day goes by when consumers, ignorant of the forces that feed, clothe, cure, employ, entertain them and innovate for them, don’t demand that those who’ve done nothing of … Read the rest
The German Chancellery is struggling to contain discontent by leaders of key German concerns.
Business heavyweights are making attempts to influence the government’s policy towards Russia, Der Spiegel weekly reported on Sunday.
Bavaria’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged the … Read the rest
Vladimir Putin’s remarks at the 11th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club are worth more than a link in my latest column. These are the remarks of a humanitarian political leader, the like of which the world … Read the rest
A group that advocates for Africans in the Bronx is calling for action after it says two brothers who had recently immigrated to the borough from Senegal were beaten and badly injured by several people who called them “Ebola” in … Read the rest
The Israeli government has approved plans to build over 1,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem. It will expand two existing Israeli settlements on part of the territories seized in 1967.
An official in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office declined … Read the rest
Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s death might not be the result of a botched robbery.
The police have not ruled out the possibility that it may not have been a robbery.
This emerged after an Instagram message, as well as … Read the rest
Australia has issued a blanket ban on visas from West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak to prevent the disease reaching the country, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said, becoming the first rich nation to shut its doors to the … Read the rest
Russia, Brazil and South Africa are considering a possibility of joint development of military purpose products, deputy director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Anatoly Punchuk said on Monday.
He is leader of the Russian delegation at Euronaval … Read the rest
Russia launched a new and independent natural gas exchange that will reside in St. Petersburg, and will make the facility the largest market for natural gas trading in all of Europe.
Known as the St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange (SPIMEX), … Read the rest