Archive | Quick News RSS feed for this section

Bush Battles Clinton Over Transparency

Bush plans to release 33 years worth of tax returns to shame Clinton.

Read More 0 Comments

NASA To Test Idea Of Unmanned Aircrafts In U.S. Airspace

“This is the first time that we are flight testing all of the technology developments from the project at the same time,” said NASA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Project manager Laurie Grindle.

Read More 0 Comments

Sanders Closes In On Clinton

Recent polls suggest that Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign is beginning to surge–especially in New Hampshire.

Read More 0 Comments

House Committee Talks Extraterrestrials

“The numbers are so astounding that if this is the only planet in which not only life, but intelligent life, has arisen, we are extraordinarily exceptional. It’s like buying trillions of lottery tickets, and none of them is a winner.”

Read More 9 Comments

Ricin Culprit Sentenced

A Mississippi man known for framing an Elvis impersonator is set to serve 25 years

Read More 2 Comments

TRNS Interview: Gay Marriage Poses New Opportunities For Wedding Planners

While heterosexual weddings are already steeped in tradition, the rise of same-sex ceremonies is allowing those who organize and document weddings to break new ground.

Read More 0 Comments

US Says Embargo Not Source of Cuban Woes

For the 21st consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday once again overwhelmingly agreed to a resolution calling for the end of the American embargo on Cuba, with 188 of the 193 UN member countries urging the US to drop its 50 year old sanctions against the Caribbean island. The United States, Israel […]

Read More 0 Comments

Cuomo Says New York Needs Re-Engineering To Withstand Climate Change

Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York City might have to seriously think about redesigning or modifying key aspects of its infrastructure in order to guard against the type of damage that occurred during Hurricane Sandy. “I would expect a situation like this to reoccur and we need long term solutions, this is a long term […]

Read More 0 Comments

UN Sees Slow Move Away From Death Penalty As Executions Drop

Although there are currently 18 000 people on death row worldwide, the past decade has seen an overall drop in the number of countries that execute prisoners, says a UN human rights expert. “If we look at the broader picture, it is clear there is a worldwide trend away from the death penalty, a progressive […]

Read More 0 Comments

Comedian Paul Rodriguez Voices New Spanish Radio Ad For Romney

Comedian Paul Rodriguez on Thursday officially joined the list of Hispanics backing GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney after narrating a Spanish radio ad for the Romney for President campaign.

Read More 0 Comments

Tuesday, July 7

● Chesapeake Bay anti-pollution rule affirmed

● Court guards anonymous online criticism

● The sound of a screaming pot

● There’s no such thing as a free heart monitor

● SEC charges Immigrant Investor Program fraud

● Threesome found in car trunk

Obama: ISIL Mission ‘Not Quick’ And Syria’s Assad Must Go

“This is a longterm campaign. ISIL is opportunistic and it is nimble,” Obama said.

Clinton Comes Out Against Israeli Boycott Movement

Clinton criticized the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, a campaign to increase economic pressure on Israel and end the country’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

Gaza Reconstruction Could Take 50+ Years: Report

A Palestinian man salvages items from the rubble of his home destroyed by Israeli strikes on a building in northern Gaza Strip. August 7, 2014. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan

A year after last summer’s fighting between Hamas and Israel, less than 1% of reconstruction materials have entered the Gaza Strip.

WH: Senate GOP Putting Nation’s Security At Risk

Obama’s nominee Adam Szubin for Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, was announced in April with no hearing scheduled yet, a post intended to financially hurt ISIS

The World in 2:00 – July 6, 2015

The World in 2:00 continents logo

A survey of hard economic times in Greece, China and Gaza.