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Am I at the right protest?

The recent ‘Occupy Wall Street’-themed protests seem to have even the mainstream news media confused and wondering what the protesters hope to accomplish.  It seems it would depend on which protester you asked. ABC News, hardly a conservative news outlet, just published a story entitled, “Occupy Wall Street Protests Spread Across Country With No Unified Message.”  It calls the message ...

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US drones hit by "keystroke" virus

The Department of Defense has very little to say about a computer virus that has infected Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, where Reaper and Predator drones are controlled.  Reportedly the virus captures keystrokes on the computers that are used to operate drones deployed over Iraq and Afghanistan.  There have been no confirmed reports of a breach of classified information.  ...

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Bloomberg says some Wall Street protesters trying to destroy jobs

updated 10:07 PM EST, Sat October 8, 2011 Rangel talks to Wall Street protesters New York (CNN) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted some involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement, which entered its 22nd day Saturday, for targeting the nation’s financial sector and “trying to destroy the jobs of working people in the city.” Speaking on WOR radio ...

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Poles to vote in parliamentary elections

Poles will vote in parliamentary elections that will determine whether the country continues on its conciliatory course with Russia and Germany, or whether it returns to a more combative stance with those historic foes. Before Sunday’s voting, polls showed Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s centrist and pro-EU party in the lead, but  outspoken former premier Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s conservative-nationalist Law and Justice ...

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Steve Jobs: a family life shrouded in secrecy

The Hollywood studios hoping to film a biopic of Steve Jobs will have to untangle his personal life first, writes Philip Sherwell in Cupertino, Silicon Valley Steve Jobs, who died last week at 56  tag –> By Philip Sherwell, Cupertino, California 7:00AM BST 09 Oct 2011 Comments At 1 Infinite Loop, an address named after a computer programming concept, it ...

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Iran, 8th world state with complete cycle of space technology

Tehran, Oct 9, IRNA – Iran is the 8th world country which has succeeded to develop a complete cycle of space technology, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Reza Taqipour said…

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Sudan presidents Kiir and Bashir vow no return to war

The presidents of both Sudan and South Sudan have said they are committed “not to go back to war”. They made the pledge on the first visit by South Sudan President Salva Kiir to the…

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Iran tells Turkey: change tack or face trouble

TEHRAN (Reuters) – A key aide to Iran’s supreme leader said on Saturday Turkey must radically rethink its policies on Syria, the NATO missile shield and promoting Muslim secularism in the Arab world — or face trouble from its own people and neighbours. In an interview with the semi-official Mehr news agency, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s military adviser described Prime Minister ...

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Assad should reform or quit over Syria uprising, says Dmitry Medvedev

Russian president breaks ranks with Bashar al-Assad for the first time since the start of protests in Syria six months ago Russian president Dmitry Medvedev insisted that any change in leadership should be decided upon in Syria and was not a matter for Nato or ‘certain European countries’. Photograph: Dmitry Astakhov/AP The Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, has urged his Syrian ...

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