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No Worries For Feds – Yet – On ‘Wall Of Shame’ Lists Expanding Beyond VA

No Worries For Feds – Yet – On ‘Wall Of Shame’ Lists Expanding Beyond VA

News July 12, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

David Shulkin (R) arrives with Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson for his confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Veterans Affairs secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque.

Federal workers fearful that the …

Exclusive: Ken Blackwell: ACLU Lawsuit Against Trump and Election Commission ‘Attack on the Rule of Law’

Exclusive: Ken Blackwell: ACLU Lawsuit Against Trump and Election Commission ‘Attack on the Rule of Law’

News July 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

WASHINGTON, DC—Lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in federal court on Monday, accusing the commission of violating federal transparency laws. Prominent commission

Exploring Jordan’s cultural fusion

Exploring Jordan’s cultural fusion

News July 11, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Camels hang out in front of Petra’s Treasury building, which was carved from a Jordanian canyon 2,000 years ago. (Giovanna Dell’Orto/The Associated Press)

PETRA, Jordan — I squeezed through the narrow desert chasm just as the early morning sun lit …

School admissions: why complaining to the watchdog will get you nowhere

School admissions: why complaining to the watchdog will get you nowhere

News July 11, 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

The general election seems light years away and the result scored a line through many of the prime minister’s manifesto pledges. There is widespread relief that new grammar schools have been dropped. But what of the promise to review school …

Canada’s under-19 basketball team returns home to cheers after World Cup win

Canada’s under-19 basketball team returns home to cheers after World Cup win

News July 11, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

R.J Barrett has his photo taken with a well wisher after arriving at Toronto’s Pearson Airport with other members of Canada’s under-19 basketball team on July 10, 2017. (Chris Young/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

RJ Barrett couldn’t help but take a friendly …

Cheap Russian and Chinese precision missiles ‘threat to £3bn aircraft carriers’

Cheap Russian and Chinese precision missiles ‘threat to £3bn aircraft carriers’

News July 11, 2017 at 2:32 am 0 comments

Expensive military assets like Britain’s new aircraft carriers are increasingly vulnerable to new, cheaply-produced precision missiles being developed by Russia and China, a military think tank has warned.

A report by the Royal United Services Institute said the advancing capabilities …

Where and How to See the Total Eclipse This Summer in the U.S.

Where and How to See the Total Eclipse This Summer in the U.S.

News July 10, 2017 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

Coast-to-coast solar eclipses are an exceedingly rare occurrence: The last one in North America occurred on June 8, 1918, and after this summer’s Eclipse Across America, there will not be another one like it until 2045. For about two minutes …

Foodles uses connected fridges to modernize your office canteen

Foodles uses connected fridges to modernize your office canteen

Tech July 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

French startup Foodles thinks office canteens should work more like food delivery startups. The company delivers fresh food every morning into smart fridges that sit in your office. Employees can then buy cheap lunches using a card or a phone.…

Truly ‘Manic Monday’ Awaits Amid Mad Scramble for the Women’s Title

Truly ‘Manic Monday’ Awaits Amid Mad Scramble for the Women’s Title

News July 10, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

WIMBLEDON, England — No matter what anyone tells you, they do play every day during Wimbledon.

It just doesn’t count on the first Sunday, when no matches are scheduled but the practice courts on the grounds of the All England …

Trump, Sweden and the real refugee threat

Trump, Sweden and the real refugee threat

News July 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

President Trump speaks during a campaign rally Feb. 18, 2017, in Melbourne, Fla. (Chris OMeara / AP)

WE MUST CLOSE OUR BORDERS TO PROTECT AMERICAN SALADS FROM ROUGHAGE-STARVED IMMIGRANT EXTREMISTS!

More on that later.

But first…

Like most Americans, I …