blimp flying above your head may be watching your every move
At first glance, there was nothing special about the blimp floating
high above the cars and crowd at this year’s Indy 500 on Memorial
Day weekend. Like most airships, it acted as an advertising vehicle;
this time for the Fisher House, a charity focused on helping injured
veterans and their families.
police disperse Georgia protesters
Sunspots recently are behaving like a Cheshire Cat: the smile is there
(magnetic fields) but the body is missing (no dark markings). We are
unsure about past cycles but at present sunspots, with their usual umbrae
and penumbrae, are failing to materialize.
Scots Swine Flu Patient Dies; First Death in Europe
A victim of swine flu died yesterday in Scotland, the first confirmed
death from the virus outside the Americas, according to the World Health
almost wishing US was attacked, Panetta says
Dick Cheney’s attitude towards the Obama administration’s
national security policies suggests the former vice president secretly
wishes the US was attacked, says Leon Panetta, the U.S. director of
and USNORTHCOM exercise planned for mid-June
North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are
planning to conduct a combined exercise June 18 - 24 that will incorporate
several military exercises with a National Guard exercise.
Fed to Get Bigger Mandate to Supervise Financial System
President Barack Obama Wednesday will announce reforms to the way
the U.S. financial industry is regulated, giving the Federal Reserve
broader powers to prevent a repeat of the turmoil on Wall Street
that helped spark an economic meltdown.
The basic flaw in the neoconservative ideology is that democracy
cannot be imposed on other people at the point of a gun.
Iran opposition stages rally amid world outcry
Defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi appeared
in public on Monday for the first time since an election that has
divided the nation, joining thousands of supporters who defied a
ban to stage a mass rally in Tehran.
Plans to Scale Back Real ID Law
Yielding to a rebellion by states that refused to pay for it, the
Obama administration is moving to scale back a federal law passed
after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that was designed to tighten
security requirements for driver’s licenses, Homeland Security
Department and congressional officials said.
says worst not over The head of the IMF questioned on Monday any debate about
when to roll back stimulus spending, saying the world economy had
yet to weather the worst of a recession that claimed a record number
of European jobs.