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German parties forge ahead with talks on new government

GERMAN PARTIES FORGE AHEAD WITH TALKS ON NEW GOVERNMENT

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and two smaller parties are seeking compromises on the thorny issues of...

Letter From The Editor: What is Sonny Perdue thinking?

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: WHAT IS SONNY PERDUE THINKING?

Sonny Perdue In case you missed it, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue took his finger off the pause button last week to implement...

 
 
 
The 25 countries around the world where same-sex marriage is legal

THE 25 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD WHERE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IS LEGAL

2017 has been a big year for LGBTQI rights. Both Malta and Germany legalized same-sex marriage and, this week, Australia made big strides...

FDA warns against Udder Milk; urges treatment even if not sick

FDA WARNS AGAINST UDDER MILK; URGES TREATMENT EVEN IF NOT SICK

Additional state and federal investigators have joined New Jersey, issuing public warnings about unpasteurized, raw milk being illegally...

 
 
 
Norway's proposal to ditch its £28 billion oil holdings sends shockwaves through the sector

NORWAY'S PROPOSAL TO DITCH ITS £28 BILLION OIL HOLDINGS SENDS SHOCKWAVES THROUGH THE SECTOR

Norway's central bank has recommended that the Ministry of Finance remove oil and gas holdings from its $1 trillion sovereign wealth...

Theresa May prepares to surrender over the Brexit leaving date

THERESA MAY PREPARES TO SURRENDER OVER THE BREXIT LEAVING DATE

Theresa May is prepared to stop her attempt to enshrine the Brexit date in law. The prime minister has been under pressure to withdraw...

 
 
 
Judge Declares A Mistrial In Sen. Robert Menendez Corruption Trial

JUDGE DECLARES A MISTRIAL IN SEN. ROBERT MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL

The Democratic senator from New Jersey had been accused of offering government favors in exchange for extravagant gifts.

California pot rules open way for potentially larger fields

CALIFORNIA POT RULES OPEN WAY FOR POTENTIALLY LARGER FIELDS

LOS ANGELES - California released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state's emerging legal marijuana industry, while...

 
 
 
CARB steps up shadow-EPA role with new building, vehicle testing lab

CARB STEPS UP SHADOW-EPA ROLE WITH NEW BUILDING, VEHICLE TESTING LAB

For 45 years, the Environmental Protection Agency has been charged with protecting the U.S. from pollution in its air, water, and land....

Robert Mugabe's nemesis has flown home to Zimbabwe in what might be a leadership bid after military coup

ROBERT MUGABE'S NEMESIS HAS FLOWN HOME TO ZIMBABWE IN WHAT MIGHT BE A LEADERSHIP BID AFTER MILITARY COUP

Zimbabwe's former prime minister and key opposition figure was spotted returning home on Wednesday. Morgan Tsvangirai is ready to form...

 
 
 
U.S. audit finds food safety problems continue for Brazil's meat

U.S. AUDIT FINDS FOOD SAFETY PROBLEMS CONTINUE FOR BRAZIL'S MEAT

The first U.S. audit of Brazil's food safety system since Operation Weak Flesh exposed corruption in the South American nation's meat...

Belgian Gaming Commission Is Investigating Battlefront II And Overwatch

BELGIAN GAMING COMMISSION IS INVESTIGATING BATTLEFRONT II AND OVERWATCH

Belgium's gaming commission, a government entity that oversees and licenses games of chance, has announced that they are looking at...

 
 
 
The stench from an overcrowded morgue in one of Mexico's most violent areas forced a government shutdown

THE STENCH FROM AN OVERCROWDED MORGUE IN ONE OF MEXICO'S MOST VIOLENT AREAS FORCED A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

AP Photo/Enric Marti A protest by government workers in a drug-violence-stricken southern Mexican city over rotting corpses at the...

Apple is developing an anti-spam app for India: Here's what you need to know

APPLE IS DEVELOPING AN ANTI-SPAM APP FOR INDIA: HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Apple is going to help the Indian government develop an anti-spam app that meets the App Store guidelines. Apple got into a tussle...

 
 
 
Report: Apple will help create anti-spam app in India, to a limited extent, citing privacy concerns

REPORT: APPLE WILL HELP CREATE ANTI-SPAM APP IN INDIA, TO A LIMITED EXTENT, CITING PRIVACY CONCERNS

Apple has been fighting the India government over approving an iOS app to block spam calls and texts in the region for some time now....

Briefly: Dirty Down Under - drug awareness - IAFP deadline

BRIEFLY: DIRTY DOWN UNDER - DRUG AWARENESS - IAFP DEADLINE

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

 
 
 
U.S. government shares North Korean hacking campaign details

U.S. GOVERNMENT SHARES NORTH KOREAN HACKING CAMPAIGN DETAILS

The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a technical alert about cyber attacks it said are sponsored by the North Korean government that...

U.S. government issues alerts about malware and IP addresses linked to North Korean cyber attacks

U.S. GOVERNMENT ISSUES ALERTS ABOUT MALWARE AND IP ADDRESSES LINKED TO NORTH KOREAN CYBER ATTACKS

US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security team responsible for analyzing cybersecurity threats, has posted a warning about cyber...

 
 
 
Government of Canada invests $2.2 million into Montreal company to develop clean wireless tech

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS $2.2 MILLION INTO MONTREAL COMPANY TO DEVELOP CLEAN WIRELESS TECH

The Government of Canada has announced a $2.2 million investment into Montréal-based tech company Spark Microsystems to develop environmentally-friendly...

Why private health care would be less expensive than Obamacare while providing more choices for individuals

WHY PRIVATE HEALTH CARE WOULD BE LESS EXPENSIVE THAN OBAMACARE WHILE PROVIDING MORE CHOICES FOR INDIVIDUALS

In recent months as the Republican majority in Congress wrestled with repealing and replacing government-centric Obamacare, some far-Left...