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  • OVER 100,000 DEMOCRAT VOTERS SWITCH PARTIES IN PENNSYLVANIA — To Vote Trump

    04/01/2016 12:15:30 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 184 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 1, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    ...The latest statistics this week from Pennsylvania’s elections bureau show more than 214,000 registered voters have switched this year. That amounts to 3 percent of the state’s 8.2 million registered voters. Carbon County is among the state’s hot spots. This is the first year voter registration in the state can be done online, making it easier than getting the paperwork, filling it out and submitting it. Many of those switching parties reported wanting to vote in Pennsylvania’s April 26 primary, and the switching accelerated in the weeks before Monday’s deadline for Pennsylvanians to register to vote in the election or...
  • Developing: Source 'deep inside' Team Cruz: Affairs May be Real; Heidi wants all-male staff

    03/27/2016 3:43:00 AM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 323 replies
    Twitter Feed ^ | 03/26/2016 | Bryan Crabtree
    About the author Bryan Crabtree. He is a radio personality in Atlanta: "Atlanta's live/local show on business & current events. "My goal is to inspire greatness in the people who like & listen." 4-6p biz1190; 9-11pm AM920 M-F" He wrote around 10pm last night: bryan crabtree ā€¸@bryancrabtree 7h7 hours ago A source 'deep inside' the @tedcruz campaign says Cruz, may in fact have had affairs. Some say Heidi Cruz pushes for all-male campaign staff 238 retweets 195 likes Reply Retweet 238 Like 195 More No further elaboration at this time. Doesn't sound like he is the source for the...
  • Amnesty: Russian bombing of Syria may be a war crime

    12/22/2015 10:16:57 PM PST · by Mariner · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 22nd, 2015 | by Katya Golubkova and Maria Tsvetkova
    Russia's bombing of Syria may amount to a war crime because of the number of civilians its strikes have killed, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, presenting what it said was evidence that the air raids had violated humanitarian law. "Russian air strikes in Syria have killed hundreds of civilians and caused massive destruction in residential areas, striking homes, a mosque and a busy market, as well as medical facilities, in...attacks that show evidence of violations of international humanitarian law," Amnesty said in a new report. Russia started its campaign of air strikes against militants in Syria on Sept. 30, saying...
  • Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise seized after drugs found on board

    10/09/2013 5:48:12 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 63 replies
    RAPSI ^ | October 9, 2013
    MOSCOW, October 9 (RAPSI) - Greenpeace activists on trial for maritime piracy in Russia soon may face new charges after drugs were found at the Arctic Sunrise ship, Investigative Committee's official spokesperson Vladimir Markin told journalists on Wednesday. Markin added that the investigators have secured an official court order to seize the ship. Earlier, 30 members of the crew were charged with maritime piracy. "With this new evidence that came to light during the investigation, the charges against the accused will be augmented accordingly. It is very clear to the investigation that a number of participants will be chraged with...
  • Doctors say infant cured of HIV at UMC

    03/03/2013 4:49:57 PM PST · by grandpa jones · 90 replies
    WAPT ^ | 3/3/13
    JACKSON, Miss. —Doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center said they have cured a baby suffering from HIV and the breakthrough is reverberating worldwide. Related Woman says ex kidnapped her 18-wheeler overturns off of I-20 3 arrested in Jackson drug bust Grenade launcher found during drug bust Fire hydrant testing begins in West... "There is excitement around this," said Dr. Deborah Persaud of John's Hopkins Children's Center. Doctors across the country are heralding the medical breakthrough in Jackson. "We have, perhaps inadvertently, but in fact, cured the child," said Dr. Hannah Gay, associate professor of pediatrics. "We don't know...
  • Sarah Palin: I am still considering running for president

    09/21/2011 9:34:47 PM PDT · by bd476 · 172 replies
    The State Column ^ | September 21, 2011
    Sarah Palin: I am still considering running for president The State Column | Staff | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin said Wednesday that she remains interested in seeking the 2012 Republican presidential nomination even as a recent poll shows a vast majority of Republican voters oppose her candidacy. “I think people are still going to be coming and going because there is still time, and I’m still one of those still considering,” Ms. Palin said during an appearance on Fox News. “There is still time…And I think on both sides of the aisle, you’re going...
  • Explosives found in vehicle at Army base in Ga.

    06/16/2010 8:24:13 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 52 replies · 2,998+ views
    AP/GoogleNews ^ | 6/16/10
    Authorities say a man was arrested after explosives were found in a vehicle on an Army base in Georgia and the FBI is investigating. A spokesman for Fort Gordon near Augusta said Wednesday military authorities are not treating the case as a terrorist threat.
  • Are Ouija Boards Satanic?

    06/09/2010 1:32:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 184 replies · 197+ views
    Aggie Catholic ^ | 6/9/2010 | Marcel LeJeune
    Q - Is using a Ouija Board ok, if just for fun? Also, what do you think of the comments at the bottom of this website? I can't believe that Hasbro makes this and Toys 'R Us sells them!A - Thanks for the questions. I think my answers might just surprise some of our readers. The origin of these boards is not from a game. Rather, they come from a practice of "channeling" or "divination". Channeling is asking the dead to give us answers to questions or power and is an ancient - and dangerous - practice. Thus, the word "occult" =...
  • Beer for brain injury? Maybe

    09/22/2009 11:49:56 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 899+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/22/09 | Megan Brooks
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who suffer a traumatic brain injury from a car crash or other mishap are more apt to survive if they had been drinking at the time of the injury, according to a study published Monday. The finding "raises the intriguing possibility" that giving alcohol to brain injured patients may improve outcome, the study team suggests in the Archives of Surgery. Alcohol and driving "is and will always continue to be bad -- it contributes to over 40 percent of traffic-related fatalities," first author Dr. Ali Salim of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles emphasized in...
  • Friday Fun Poll: Yes, No, or Maybe?

    07/09/2009 9:11:08 PM PDT · by tenger · 1 replies · 280+ views
    A Daily Poll ^ | July 10, 2009 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Friday Fun Poll: Yes, No, or Maybe? (that's the question, and those are the answers) A Daily Poll.
  • Neanderthals Were Seperate Species, Says New Human Family Tree

    05/05/2008 11:38:41 AM PDT · by blam · 91 replies · 769+ views
    Physorg ^ | 5-4-2008
    Neanderthals were separate species, says new human family tree A wax figure representing a Neanderthal man on display at a museum. A new, simplified family tree of humanity has dealt a blow to those who contend that the enigmatic hominids known as Neanderthals intermingled with our forebears. A new, simplified family tree of humanity, published on Sunday, has dealt a blow to those who contend that the enigmatic hominids known as Neanderthals intermingled with our forebears. Neanderthals were a separate species to Homo sapiens, as anatomically modern humans are known, rather than offshoots of the same species, the new organigram...
  • NBC Going Green? Mayne We Should Tell NBC To Go Black ***VANITY***

    11/05/2007 11:29:06 AM PST · by mukraker · 42 replies · 393+ views
    mukraker
    During the Sunday NFL broadcast on NBC, NBC was lecturing us about the dangers of global warming, urging us all to "Go Green" and turn off one light to save energy. Ignoring the hypocrisy of Universal/NBC on this point, maybe we should tell NBC they should go black. Turn off the whole network. NBC will devote 150 hours of broadcasting to the topic/lecture of Global Warming. Since November is a sweeps month, perhaps we could send a message to NBC, by turning them off for 150 hours. Just think how much energy could be saved if we turned off NBC...
  • Report: Prisoner swap deal underway

    08/26/2006 11:20:35 PM PDT · by jdm · 13 replies · 548+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 27, 2006
    The Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram said Sunday morning that according to high-ranking Egyptian sources, an exchange deal is set to take place between Israel and Hizbullah within the next two or three weeks, Israel Radio reported. The first stage of the agreement would be the release of the two soldiers kidnapped by Hizbullah last month, Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev, the report said. The next stage, the sources said, would be Israel's release of Palestinian prisoners a day or two after the soldiers are returned. According to the newspaper, the same high-ranking Egyptian sources also said that a similar exchange would...
  • PA: Kidnappers to free Fox newsmen

    08/26/2006 4:34:21 PM PDT · by freespirited · 47 replies · 1,469+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/26/06 | KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    The kidnappers of the two Fox News journalists abducted in Gaza City on August 14 have promised to release them unharmed, Palestinian Authority officials said on Saturday night. According to the officials, the PA has managed to establish contact with the kidnappers, who promised to resolve the affair peacefully. PA Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said he had personally received assurances from the kidnappers that the two, reporter Steve Centanni, from the US, and cameraman Olaf Wiig, from New Zealand, would be released unharmed and unconditionally. PA Interior Minister Said Siam, who is in charge of part of the PA security...
  • Neanderthals And Humans: Perhaps They Never Met

    05/08/2006 11:29:20 AM PDT · by blam · 34 replies · 1,516+ views
    Live Science ^ | 5-8-2006 | Robin Lloyd
    Neanderthals and Humans: Perhaps They Never Met By Robin Lloyd Special to LiveScience posted: 08 May 2006 The number of years that modern humans are thought to have overlapped with Neanderthals in Europe is shrinking fast, and some scientists now say that figure could drop to zero. Neanderthals lived in Europe and western Asia from 230,000 to 29,000 years ago, petering out soon after the arrival of modern humans from Africa. There is much debate on exactly how Neanderthals went extinct. Theories include climate change and inferior tools compared to those made by modern humans. Anthropologists also disagree on whether...
  • Big new reservoir of water ice suspected under Mars - It once SNOWED on Mars

    03/17/2006 6:52:12 AM PST · by S0122017 · 35 replies · 1,027+ views
    newscientistspace ^ | 16 March 2006 | Maggie McKee
    Big new reservoir of water ice suspected under Mars 13:54 16 March 2006 NewScientist.com news service Maggie McKee, Houston Mars Express, ESA MARSIS, ESA Thomas Watters, National Air and Space Museum A large and previously unknown reservoir of water ice may have been found below the surface of Mars, new radar observations suggest. Gaping canyons and river-like channels attest to the fact that large amounts of water once flowed on Mars. But today most of that water has disappeared, and finding out where it went is one of the main aims of research on the Red Planet. Scientists are using...
  • The Hasmoneans Were Here - Maybe

    12/28/2005 7:55:37 AM PST · by blam · 10 replies · 576+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 12-28-2005 | Ran Shapira
    The ruins of the synagogue at Umm al-Umdan. (Alex Levac) The Hasmoneans were here - maybe By Ran Shapira In late 1995, not far from the city of Modi'in, whose construction had begun a short time earlier, several excavated burial caves were found. The find aroused tremendous excitement initially, mainly because on one of the ossuaries an engraved inscription was interpreted to read "Hasmonean." Had they found a burial plot belonging to the family of the Hasmoneans? When the discovery was announced, the archaeologist digging there, Shimon Riklin, explained that this was not the grave built by Simon the son...
  • UN: Names may be edited from Hariri report (may be = have been = WERE)

    10/21/2005 9:25:50 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 441+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 10/21/05 | Edith M. Lederer and Nick Wadhams - ap
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The names of Syrian President Bashar Assad's brother and brother-in-law and other top Syrians were edited out of the final report of a U.N. investigation as helping to plot the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, U.N. diplomats said Friday. Germany prosecutor Detlev Mehlis, who led the U.N. probe, told a hastily called news conference that he decided to delete the names when he learned Thursday morning the report would be made public because the Syrians had only been identified by a witness interviewed by his investigators. Since their alleged involvement had not been corroborated,...
  • Prosecutors crack down on Katrina fraud - billions maybe wasted or stolen - FEMA overpays $174 mil

    10/20/2005 5:42:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1,048+ views
    Red Nova ^ | 10/20/05 | Kevin Krolicki
    Prosecutors crack down on Katrina fraud By Kevin Krolicki NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced a coordinated initiative to fight fraud related to Hurricane Katrina and said billions of dollars in hurricane relief funds were at risk of being wasted or stolen. The anti-fraud command center will include representatives from the FBI, tax authorities, Secret Service and state and local police. The storm-battered Gulf Coast region is preparing for an influx of federal money that could top $200 billion. "We all know why we are here," assistant FBI director Chris Swecker said at a meeting of officials...
  • Is this tax trap waiting for you? The AMT - alternative minimum tax (IRS May Be Wasting Millions)

    08/21/2005 8:11:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies · 1,615+ views
    Chicago Tribune via Yahoo ^ | 8/21/05 | William Neikirk
    Is this tax trap waiting for you? By William Neikirk Tribune senior correspondent Sun Aug 21, 9:40 AM ET The AMT is coming after you. Congress passed the AMT, or alternative minimum tax, in 1969 to crack down on 155 super-rich people who had escaped paying taxes. But in the next few years, it will ensnare millions in the middle class and perhaps roil the nation's politics. This year nearly 4 million taxpayers are being hit by the AMT, but that number will soar to 20.5 million taxpayers next year and 51.3 million, or 45 percent of all taxpayers, by...
  • Did Ancient Polynesians Visit California? Maybe So

    06/20/2005 3:27:04 PM PDT · by blam · 172 replies · 3,141+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 6-20-2005 | Keay Davidson
    Scientists are taking a new look at an old and controversial idea: that ancient Polynesians sailed to Southern California a millennium before Christopher Columbus landed on the East Coast. Key new evidence comes from two directions. The first involves revised carbon-dating of an ancient ceremonial headdress used by Southern California's Chumash Indians. The second involves research by two California scientists who suggest that a Chumash word for "sewn-plank canoe" is derived from a Polynesian word for the wood used to construct the same boat.
  • Koreans protest possible job cuts at U.S. bases (Riot police alerted - over 1000 jobs - maybe)

    05/13/2005 10:25:21 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies · 817+ views
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 5/14/05 | T.D. Flack, Seth Robson
    Koreans protest possible job cuts at U.S. bases By T.D. Flack and Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes Pacific edition, Saturday, May 14, 2005 T.D. Flack / S&S South Koreans riot police watch South Koreans who work on U.S. military bases in the Seoul area stage a protest Thursday near Yongsan Garrison. Seth Robson / S&S South Korean base workers protest near Uijongbu train station on Thursday. T.D. Flack / S&S South Koreans who work on U.S. military bases gather near Yongsan Garrison to protest U.S. Forces Korea's announcement that it might cut up to 1,000 jobs. T.D. Flack / S&S...
  • Boxer pulls no punches with combative stance (Wass up with Babs?)

    01/25/2005 4:35:08 PM PST · by Libloather · 114 replies · 2,398+ views
    Sacramento Bee, via insidebayarea.com ^ | 1/25/04 | David Whitney
    <p>WASHINGTON — Just a few weeks into the new congressional session, many are beginning to wonder aloud: "What's up with Barbara Boxer?"</p> <p>The first week of the session, the California Democrat led the Senate challenge over certifying the Ohio presidential vote, citing irregularities.</p>
  • Warm Weather Causing Allergies (Winter in the south maybe officially OVER! WHOO HOO!)

    01/06/2005 8:04:48 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies · 690+ views
    WXIA-TV ^ | 1/06/04
    Warm Weather Causing Allergies Provided by: The Associated Press Last Modified: 1/6/2005 4:52:05 PM ATLANTA (AP) -- The recent unusual warm spell in the South has brought people out in shorts and tee-shirts in January. It’s also brought about another warm-weather phenomenon -— allergies. Atlanta doctors and pharmacists are reporting an upsurge in sniffles, sneezes and coughs. This year, they’re from allergies, not winter colds. Pharmacists have been faced with restocking shelves with allergy medicines such as Claritin. Even herbal remedies have been hot sellers off the shelves. Doctor Keith Phillips, of Emory University, says it’s mold — not pollen...
  • Freep Poll ('05 to be better or worse?)

    01/02/2005 9:49:10 AM PST · by Tribune7 · 12 replies · 477+ views
    Will 2005 be better than 2004? Yes No About The Same
  • Fallujah Discovery May Be Al-Zarqawi's Headquarters

    11/19/2004 8:17:22 AM PST · by crushelits · 6 replies · 690+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | Friday, November 19, 2004 | foxnews.com
    BAGHDAD, Iraq — U.S. forces on Thursday said they believe they have found the main Fallujah headquarters of the terrorist group headed by Al Qaeda-linked Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.Meanwhile, a group attacked U.S. Marines and Iraqi government forces from a house inside the terror hotbed city on Thursday, killing one Marine and one Iraqi soldier, a U.S. military official said. One Marine and one Iraqi soldier also were wounded.U.S. and Iraqi forces also arrested 104 suspected guerrillas in an insurgent neighborhood in central Baghdad, including nine who are believed to have fled Fallujah, Interior Ministry spokesman Sabah Khadim said. Most were...
  • Post-McGreevey power struggle roils Dems (some NJ RATS think special election maybe best)

    08/15/2004 1:18:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies · 903+ views
    Post-McGreevey power struggle roils Dems Sunday, August 15, 2004 Friday the 13th of August 2004, New Jersey woke up as the first state in the history of the United States to be led by an openly gay governor. It will be weeks before the aftershocks subside from Gov. James E. McGreevey's admission that he is a "gay American" who had committed adultery with a man he hired for a $110,000-a-year state job. The assumption then was McGreevey would resign on Nov. 15, with state Senate President Richard Codey, D-West Orange, serving as acting governor until January 2006. Two days later,...
  • FOOLISH ELECTION DAY WORRIES

    07/17/2004 11:24:06 AM PDT · by forest · 4 replies · 746+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News (FRON) ^ | 7-17-04 | Doug Fiedor
    In the July 19 issue of "Newsweek" Michael Isikoff writes: "American counterterrorism officials, citing what they call 'alarming' intelligence about a possible Qaeda strike inside the United States this fall, are reviewing a proposal that could allow for the postponement of the November presidential election in the event of such an attack."(1) That report was surprising enough that even Senator John Kerry interrupted his foolishness on the campaign trail to go get himself updated with a national security briefing he hadn't taken time for in previous weeks. As Isikoff reported: "The prospect that Al Qaeda might seek to disrupt the...
  • CA: Driver's license issue may be 'impossible'

    03/31/2004 7:54:02 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 344+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/31/04 | Vic Pollard
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday that prospects for reaching an agreement on providing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants are gloomy. "It could take longer than anyone expected," he said in an interview in his Capitol office. "It could also, you know, be impossible. We don't know, but we move forward in a positive way, in an optimistic way." That was one of the revelations coming from a rare set of interviews the governor gave to newspaper reporters Tuesday. He said the interviews with individual reporters or small groups of them throughout the afternoon were an effort to improve...
  • Schwarzenegger says raising taxes may be unavoidable

    03/31/2004 7:28:04 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 58 replies · 272+ views
    OC Register ^ | 3/31/04 | AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hinted that raising taxes may be unavoidable, acknowledging he is under extreme pressure to increase the state's revenue to offset a $14 billion budget shortfall. Schwarzenegger, who has opposed new taxes, said on Tuesday it would be "wishful thinking" to assume the state would not increase taxes. "I'm going through wishful thinking that I'll never have to go there," Schwarzenegger said. "Because I just don't like it. I try to work around and find ways so we don't have to do that. So that's the stage I'm in right now." He said increasing taxes...
  • Pakistanis May Be Near al-Qaida's No. 2

    03/18/2004 2:13:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies · 246+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Published March 18, 2004, 3:53 PM CST | PAUL HAVEN, AP
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistani troops believe they have surrounded al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri in an operation near the Afghan border, three senior Pakistani officials said Thursday. The officials told The Associated Press that intelligence indicated the Egyptian-born al-Zawahri, Osama bin Laden's top deputy, has been cornered in an operation. One intelligence official said captured fighters said al-Zawahri had been wounded. The operation began Tuesday in South Waziristan with hundreds of troops and paramilitary rangers, who fired artillery and used helicopter gunships to attack dug-in al-Qaida fighters. Dozens of fighters were killed and 18 were captured, the intelligence official said.
  • Childhood Spanking and Alcohol Abuse-Study Says It's Linked, But Some Question Validity

    02/22/2004 12:50:38 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 19 replies · 738+ views
    Childhood Spanking and Alcohol Abuse Study Says It's Linked, But Some Question Validity A Canadian study has shown a correlation between childhood spanking and later drug and alcohol abuse, but the validity of the findings are being questioned in some quarters. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal reported that children who are spanked are twice as likely to develop alcohol and drug abuse problems and engage in anti-social behavior when they grow up. More from your Guide below Advertisement They also have a higher rate of anxiety disorders, the study said. Dr. Harriet MacMillan, lead author...
  • Duby's SGO

    02/08/2004 11:33:58 PM PST · by dts32041 · 14 replies · 137+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 09 FEB 04 | Jeffery Babin
    After the Sunday disaster on Meet the Press, it's fair to ask: Does Mr. Bush still have the confidence in himself to continue as president? If I were sitting beside Mr. Bush in the Oval Office, this is what he'd hear: Mr. President, your performance on Meet the Press on Sunday was simply awful. You conceded that the intelligence justifying the Iraq campaign was wrong. You lacked confidence in answering Tim Russert's questions. You were tentative, you gulped, looked away, like someone who doesn't want to answer. Saying that Saddam was "capable" of developing weapons doesn't explain why it...
  • (Vanity) I'm Taking a Breather from Free Republic

    06/30/2003 1:23:49 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 176 replies · 637+ views
    No Source ^ | June 30, 2003 | Lazamataz
    Hi everyone. I'm thinking about taking a breather from Free Republic for a little while. Not long, I'm sure. But, I just don't want it to interfere with my job, and I already had that happen once. I'm reading and posting much too much. I think a short sabbatical should help me break this bad habit.See you all soon .... NOT DURING WORK HOURS!
  • Saddam Hussein May Be Staying Underground

    04/06/2003 2:40:49 PM PDT · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 30 replies · 252+ views
    YahooNews.Com ^ | 4/6/03 | SALAH NASRAWI, Associated Press Writer
    CAIRO, Egypt - In peacetime, Saddam Hussein (news - web sites)'s whereabouts are top secret. In war, with the U.S. military after his head, it's even harder to keep track of him. The Iraqi president — or possibly a double — has been seen on state-owned television giving speeches, chairing meetings of top lieutenants and on one occasion greeting well-wishers on a Baghdad street. But according to the few sources in a position to know, he's likely spending most of his time underground. Since the outset of the war, when cruise missiles hit a compound in Baghdad where Saddam was...
  • Computer Worm May Be Terrorist Test

    01/29/2003 10:10:22 AM PST · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 78 replies · 811+ views
    capitolhillblue.com ^ | Jan 28, 2003 | CHB Staff/Ted Bridis contributed to this story
    A computer worm attack that shut down bank ATM terminals and disrupted Internet servers throughout the world may have been part of an al Qaeda terrorist threat to test the vulnerability of computer systems that serve U.S. financial interests, computer security experts say."Like the 9-11 attacks, the 'Slammer' worm was aimed at the heart of the U.S. financial community," says Leo Roth, a computer security analyst who advises the federal government. "For at least part of the weekend, a number of U.S. financial institutions were virtually shut down."Those affected include the giant Bank of America, whose nationwide ATM network went...
  • Consumer group slams Ben & Jerry's label.

    08/01/2002 4:57:37 AM PDT · by JimVT · 22 replies · 657+ views
    Burlington Free Press ^ | Leslie Wright
    Consumer group slams Ben & Jerry's labels By Leslie Wright Free Press Staff Writer Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., the ice cream company known for promoting environmental and social causes, has come under fire for misleading labeling. The Center for Science in the Public Interest claims that Ben & Jerry's uses the words "All Natural" when artificial ingredients are in the company's ice cream and frozen yogurt. Ben & Jerry's issued a statement Wednesday saying that there is no federal definition of "natural" but that the company did not wish to "split hairs" and would explore the nonprofit's concerns. The...