Archive for June, 2013

21 killed in Pakistan bombings as Britain pledges help to fight extremism – Christian Science Monitor

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Christian Science Monitor

21 killed in Pakistan bombings as Britain pledges help to fight extremism
Christian Science Monitor
In the deadlier of the two attacks, a car bomb exploded as a convoy of paramilitary troops passed through the outskirts of the northwest city of Peshawar, killing at least 17 people and wounding dozens of others, police said. Most of the dead and ...

Saudis jail Facebook cyber activists

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
A court in Saudi Arabia sentences seven cyber activists to between five to 10 years in prison for inciting protests, mainly by using Facebook.

9500 reenactors, 375 horses, 300000 spectators arrive for 150th anniversary of … – Washington Times (blog)

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

9500 reenactors, 375 horses, 300000 spectators arrive for 150th anniversary of ...
Washington Times (blog)
“The power point presentation actually included troop movements during each scenario. Kudos to the command staff for their hard work,” reports an eyewitness to the planning meeting earlier this month. “The feeling that prevailed was that the boys are ...

Revisiting Gettysburg: New book memorializes battle on 150th anniversary – The Missoulian

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Revisiting Gettysburg: New book memorializes battle on 150th anniversary
The Missoulian
All too frequently military histories tend to bog down in plodding, detailed tracings of troop movements, casualty numbers and long lists of participants' names. Guelzo avoids such traps by sprinkling his lively battle chronicle with fascinating ...

UAE’s Dana Gas makes new discovery in Egypt

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Dana Gas PJSC, an energy company based in the United Arab Emirates, said Sunday it has made a new gas discovery on the West El Manzala concession in Egypt's Nile Delta.

Mid-East talks ‘within reach’ – US

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations could be "within reach with a little more work", says the US secretary of state after three days of talks.

Housing vouchers no longer for lifetime – TheNewsTribune.com

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Housing vouchers no longer for lifetime
TheNewsTribune.com
He also worries that when the five-year period ends and the THA subsidies stop, landlords will be stuck with the emotional and financial burdens of evicting people who can't pay their way. “We have a ticking time bomb with these tenants,” White said ...

Kuwait Energy raises output at Egypt’s East Ras Qattara concession

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Kuwait Energy, and its main partner, the Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. said Sunday they have increased production at East Ras Qattara, or ERQ, concession in Egypt's Western Desert.

The Heat: 5 Ways the Big Summer Comedy Shows its Love for ’80s Buddy-Cop … – E! Online

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

E! Online

The Heat: 5 Ways the Big Summer Comedy Shows its Love for '80s Buddy-Cop ...
E! Online
Melissa McCarthy's F-Bomb Barrage: As Mullins, her dialogue is pretty much the sole reason for the film's R rating. She commands the screen like a young Eddie Murphy did in 48 Hours, especially when she proclaims that her boss is barely a man. Speaking ...

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Don’t Slash Our Nuclear Weapons – American Thinker (blog)

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Don't Slash Our Nuclear Weapons
American Thinker (blog)
Obama wants us to come to his resurrection of the Cold War without nuclear weapons. As Korea, Iran, China, Russia, and Pakistan all load up with new nukes, Obama wants us to lie naked in the explosive world while slashing one third of our nuclear arsenal.