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REPORT: China systematically crippled CIA operations, killing or imprisoning up to 20 sources...
China killed or imprisoned 18 to 20 CIA sources from 2010 to 2012, hobbling U.S. spying operations, the New York Times reported Saturday.
By earlybird on 2018-08-29 04:52 UTC
Ohr Had 'Obvious Conflict of Interest,' Violated Govt. Rules, Dhillon Says...
Bruce Ohr’s wife, Nellie, worked for Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm used by 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to peddle negative allegations against Trump from sources linked to Russian interests. Failing to
By earlybird on 2018-08-29 04:39 UTC
SOURCES: China Hacked Clinton's Private Email Server...
A Chinese-owned company penetrated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server, according to sources briefed on the matter. The company inserted code that forwarded copies of Clinton’s emails to the Chinese company in real time. The Intelligence Community Inspector General warned of
By earlybird on 2018-08-29 04:29 UTC
What happens next to John McCain's Senate seat...
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint a replacement, followed by a special election in 2020.
By earlybird on 2018-08-26 04:19 UTC
McCain, Ted Kennedy die same date, 9 years apart, from same cancer...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/
John McCain's death from brain cancer at age 81 came exactly nine years after the death of Ted Kennedy and both longtime U.S. senators died from the same type of brain cancer.
By earlybird on 2018-08-26 04:19 UTC
US bars $1.2B Chinese acquisition of MoneyGram...
Money transfer company MoneyGram says its proposed acquisition by Chinese billionaire Jack Mas Ant Financial Services Group has been called off after a U.S. government security panel rejected the $1.2 billion deal.
By earlybird on 2018-01-03 05:05 UTC
Try exercise to improve memory and thinking, new guideline urges...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don't be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cog
By earlybird on 2017-12-29 08:37 UTC
Western media are ignoring a revolution in Iran...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/iran
Whether the socialists in the mainstream media like it or not, something big is going down in the Islamic Republic.
By earlybird on 2017-12-29 08:34 UTC
Afghanistan suicide attack: Kabul blasts kill dozens near media outlet...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/afghanistan
Suicide bomb attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, have killed at least 40 people and injured some 30 others. The attacks were near a media outlet and a mosque.
By earlybird on 2017-12-28 08:06 UTC
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Wednesday's explosion in St. Petersburg was terror attack....
Submitted to Category: /contrib/russia, /contrib/terrorism
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Wednesdays explosion in St. Petersburg was terror attack.
By earlybird on 2017-12-28 08:04 UTC
12 failed startups in India in 2017 and what you can learn from them...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
There may not have been as many spectacular flameouts this year as in 2016, but hundreds of startups disappeared quietly as investors turned more cautious in India.
By earlybird on 2017-12-27 07:33 UTC
1,000s Of "Micro-Homes" Sprout Up All Over Bay Area To House The Growing Homeless Population...
Roughly one year ago we shared the plans of a billionaire real estate developer in San Francisco who wanted to build communities for the homeless in Bay Area neighborhoods using stackable steel shipping containers (see: San Fran Billionaire Luanches Plan
By earlybird on 2017-12-27 07:32 UTC
We were WRONG! Doom-mongers finally admit to being TOO gloomy on Brexit in major U-turn...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/UK/
INTERNATIONAL economic forecasters admit they were too pessimistic about the immediate impact of Brexit on Britain and the world.
By earlybird on 2017-12-26 05:40 UTC
How a hospital stay can make you sicker — or even kill you...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
Sometimes a visit to the hospital makes you sicker than you were than you arrived.
By earlybird on 2017-12-26 05:39 UTC
Bitcoin could hit $60,000 in 2018 — but it will 'definitely' fall again, says startup co-founder...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Julian Hosp says bitcoin's rapid rise isn't over yet. But there's a catch.
By earlybird on 2017-12-26 05:33 UTC
The X-Files trailer is a message to disappointed fans...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/entertainment/
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson promise in a new trailer that The X-Files is back on track in season 11.
By earlybird on 2017-12-22 07:06 UTC
Crypto Carnage Continues: Bitcoin Down $5,000 From Record Highs, Peter Schiff Says 'Mark It Zero'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/bitcoin
After an exuberant few days following Coinbase's adoption of Bitcoin Cash, the forked currency has collapsed back below $3,000. .. For the 4th night in the last 5, someone has started slamming Bitcoin at around 8pmET, pushing the biggest cryptocurrenc
By earlybird on 2017-12-22 07:04 UTC
Asia's largest economies are increasingly uneasy with the rise of bitcoin...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/bitcoin
Asia Pacific economies have issued stern warnings about risks in cryptocurrencies, with some banning transactions involving virtual currencies.
By earlybird on 2017-12-22 07:02 UTC
Cable prices are soaring as millions of customers jump ship...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/

Traditional pay TV cable and satellite is in a bad place. Every three months we get a new record for the number of people cutting the cord in favor of new streaming services.

Note - Netflix is raising prices also, so it defies logic why cable would raise prices when they are already at a
By earlybird on 2017-12-19 07:50 UTC
Venture capitalist has a plan to unite the aisles on basic income...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/ubi
Sam Altman has been nothing if not vocal about his belief in universal basic income (UBI). President of Silicon Valley's most prestigious startup accelerator, Y Combinator, Altman has led the charge in recent years to determine the feasibility of UBI.
By earlybird on 2017-12-19 07:46 UTC
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