February last year, the MPAA, RIAA and five major U.S. Internet providers started sending copyright alerts to customers who pirate movies, TV-shows and music.
If you get a speeding ticket, do you get to deduct the fine from the income tax you owe? Then why should JPMorgan Chase be able to deduct from its taxes a $20 billion fine for wrongdoing as a cost of doing business?
Employees working at the Ronald Reagan Building, the Pentagon, the Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo are representative of almost 2 million low-wage private sector workers under federal contract.
Special Inspector General’s report says the Pentagon gave hundreds of thousands of rifles, machine guns, and other small arms to the Afghan police and army. But now the military can’t track who has them. An Afghan soldier near Kabul, Feb
“If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women,” the president said. WASHINGTON — President Obama told a crowd of 500 young Africans Monday that Africa needs to abandon some of its past to create a future more accessible to women. “If you try to duplicate traditions, that were based on entirely different economy and an entirely different society, an entirely different expectation, well, that’s going to break down.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on why there is no edit feature: ‘There’s something about the public natures of tweets … in real time … that is…
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on why there is no edit feature: ‘There’s something about the public natures of tweets … in real time … that is delightful’ – @CNBCSocial
[Deutsche Welle]Cameroon has deployed huge numbers of its military to the northern part of the country following attacks by the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram, who have taken several high profile hostages in the country.
[Cameroon Tribune]A Special African Court sitting in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, is getting set to begin the trial of the former Chadian President, Hissène Habré, over alleged human rights abuses committed during his rule from 1982 to 1990. But the cost of the trial is expected to be enormous, worth at least FCFA 5.5 billion, according to a recent release from the court.
It’s estimated that nine million barrels of crude oil are moving over the rail lines of North America at any given moment. Oil trains charging through the US states of Virginia, North Dakota, Alabama, as well as Canada’s Quebec, New Brunswick, and Alberta provinces have derailed and exploded, resulting in severe environmental damage and, in the case of Quebec, considerable human casualties. A continental oil boom and lack of pipeline infrastructure have forced unprecedented amounts of oil onto US and Canadian railroads.
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