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TripAdvisor email list hacked, passwords secure

WASHINGTON – TripAdvisor said Thursday that hackers had stolen a portion of the online travel site’s email list and warned members of the possibility of receiving junk mail messages. “This past weekend we discovered that an unauthorized third party had stolen part of TripAdvisor’s member email list,” co-founder and chief…

GOP congressman says families should abandon city life

In the documentary Urban Danger, 84-year-old Republican Congressman Roscoe Bartlett, who is serving his tenth term as the representative of Maryland’s Sixth District, explains why US citizens should avoid living in cities. “There are a number of events that could create a situation in our cities where civil unrest could…

Fukushima ‘unlikely’ to be new Chernobyl: IAEA

VIENNA – The crisis at Japan’s earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant is “unlikely” to turn into a new Chernobyl, which was the world’s worst nuclear accident, the UN atomic watchdog said on Monday. “Let me say that the possibility that the development of this accident into one like Chernobyl is very…

Rep. Kucinich unable to visit accused WikiLeaks source

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) has been unable to visit with Private Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier accused of leaking State Department cables to WikiLeaks, despite being a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. “I put in a request to the secretary of defense, who referred me…

Donald Trump declared persona non grata in Panama

PANAMA CITY — The municipal council of Panama City has declared US real estate tycoon Donald Trump persona non grata following remarks he allegedly made about the Panama Canal. “We unanimously approved a resolution that declared Donald Trump persona non grata,” Javier Ortega, a member of the council, told AFP…

First new political party in 15 years formed in Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) – A court on Saturday approved a new political party that had sought a license for 15 years, making it the first to be recognized since Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow and illustrating the political earthquake shaking the new Egypt. In a move to placate reformists and strikers and distance…

Amid mass protests, ‘Anonymous’ topples Egyptian gov’t websites

Tunisian members of an online group of hacktivists known as “Anonymous” received attention Friday when Al Jazeera English profiled their efforts to attack Egyptian government Web sites. “Anonymous” first attacked Tunisian government websites after the country blocked access to secrets outlet WikiLeaks. The group had also targeted PayPal, MasterCard, Visa…

WikiLeaks contributes $15,000 to suspected US soldier’s defense fund

Board member says donation is “vital” A legal defense fund for the US soldier suspected of leaking secret US documents to WikiLeaks said Thursday it has received a $15,000 contribution from the website. US Army private Bradley Manning, 23, has been held in a military brig in Virginia since July on suspicion of leaking secret US…

Dem leader: Let’s ‘modify’ health reform by seeking ‘common ground’ with GOP

Facing a vigorous Republican effort to repeal health reform, a member of the House Democratic leadership says his party is willing to “fine-tune” the law based on input from the GOP. Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar, a member of the conservative Blue Dog Caucus, told ABC’s “Top Line” that Democrats can…

South Africa invited to join BRIC economic block

PRETORIA – South Africa announced on Friday it has been formally invited to join the Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) group of key emerging nations, bolstering its image as the economic gateway to Africa. Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said China, which currently chairs BRIC, invited South Africa to join…

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