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Bill Ayers doesn’t regret destroying government property to protest the Vietnam war

University of Illinois at Chicago professor Bill Ayers said Monday that he didn’t regret bombing public buildings during the 1960s and 1970s. Ayers co-founded the revolutionary communist group known as the Weather Underground, which claimed responsibility for bombing police stations, the U.S. Capitol Building, and the Pentagon. He told MSNBC…

New Edward Snowden leak: NSA collecting millions of email contact lists

NSA scoops up millions of email contact lists (via The Inquirer) THE UNITED STATES National Security Agency (NSA) apparently has been collecting email contact lists like some sort of hungry social network. According to information shared with the Washington Post, the NSA collects email contact and chat buddy lists…  …

Surprised? Drivers would rather buy a self-driving car from Google than Ford

Drivers would rather buy a self-driving car from Google than Ford (via The Inquirer) RESEARCH HAS FOUND that drivers would rather buy a self-driving car from Google than from a carmaker like Ford. The KPMG study “Self Driving Cars: Are We Ready?” was based on a combination of surveys and…

How safe is the Obamacare website? John McAfee thinks the lack of security is ‘outrageous’

Obamacare website security called ‘outrageous’: How safe is it? (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor) A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Cybersecurity professionals are voicing concerns about potential concerns in the new federal…

South African man asks for change in bail conditions so he can have loud sex with his ‘screamer’ girlfriend

A man ordered to live at his uncle’s as part of a bail agreement is pleading with a South African court to allow him to move because his girlfriend likes loud sex, it was reported Tuesday. A lawyer for Gareth de Nysschen, who is charged with stealing and selling army…

Passenger finds worms in Air India mid-flight sandwich

Air India said Tuesday an investigation was underway after a passenger found worms in his sandwich mid-flight. The passenger made the discovery during a flight from New York to New Delhi on September 28 on India’s struggling flagship carrier. The passenger reported the incident to Air India, but said he…

Francis Ford Coppola reunited with long-lost ‘Apocalypse Now’ typewriter

Francis Ford Coppola was reunited Tuesday with the typewriter he used while working on “Apocalypse Now,” nearly four decades after he left it in a Tokyo hotel room. The acclaimed US director also got back a reel of film believed to be a rough cut of the legendary Vietnam war…

EU finance ministers to agree new bank supervision system

EU finance ministers prepared Tuesday to take a key step towards a new bank regulatory framework with final clearance of a single supervisor regime for the eurozone. “We are set to finally approve the Single Supervisory Mechanism today,” Lithuanian Finance Minister Rimantas Sadzius said. Once approved, the SSM will formally…

No widespread tsunami threat after major earthquake hits Philippines

A major 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck near one of the Philippines key tourist hubs on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey reported. The quake struck at 08:12 local time (0012 GMT) some five kilometers (three miles) east of Balilihan, in the Bohol region of the archipelago, at a depth of…

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts resigns to take position with Apple

Luxury fashion group Burberry on Tuesday said its long-serving chief executive oOfficer Angela Ahrendts will step down next year to take up a position with Apple. She is to be replaced by Burberry’s chief creative officer Christopher Bailey, who will retain his existing title alongside becoming the company’s CEO. “Burberry…

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