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Immune system researchers win Nobel Medicine Prize

Three scientists shared the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for their ground-breaking work on the immune system which the jury said opened up new prospects for curing cancer and other diseases. The laureates are Bruce Beutler of the United States, Jules Hoffmann of Luxembourg and Ralph Steinman of Canada. “This year’s Nobel laureates have revolutionised our understanding of the immune system by…

Biden: GOP audience booing gay soldier was ‘reprehensible’

When asked about the booing of a gay soldier at a recent Republican presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden was nearly speechless Tuesday, something that does not happen very often. “What did you think of the booing that went on the other day about the gay soldier?” The View‘s Joy…

Rep. Charlie Rangel crashes Rick Perry event in New York

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) on Monday inadvertently crashed a fundraiser for Texas Gov. Rick Perry in upper Manhattan. Rangel told reporters he had no idea that the event was a fundraiser for the presidential candidate. “I think Republicans have a major problem with their candidates,” he said, in response to…

McCain calls for cybersecurity Senate committee

WASHINGTON — Veteran US Senator John McCain on Wednesday urged the creation of a special Senate committee on cybersecurity and electronic intelligence leaks to cut through legislative delays to crafting a US response. McCain requested the move in a letter to Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Senate…

Clinton urges strong Europe action on debt crisis

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday called on European leaders to make a powerful response to economic crises rippling across Europe. During a visit to Madrid she also praised reforms by Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to revive the economy and rein in debt aimed at…

Anonymous, Food Not Bombs to test Orlando police Monday by feeding homeless

Hacker activists with the protest group “Anonymous” have in recent weeks taken down over a half-dozen major Orlando, Florida-based websites and spammed tens of thousands of unsolicited faxes all over the city as a response to an ordinance that prohibits feeding homeless people in public parks. In a release Friday…

Cyber attacks outpace global response, U.S. warns

VIENNA (Reuters) – The technical sophistication of cybercriminals is swamping the world’s ability to cope, a top U.S. official warned on Friday, demanding an accelerated cross-border campaign to combat the security threat. “Most countries don’t even have a legal framework that really governs cyber. It is such a new phenomenon in…

Teen brain response ‘linked to pop songs’ success’

WASHINGTON — When listening to certain pop songs, teenagers’ brains may offer clues about what will or won’t be a megahit, US researchers have said. By studying the gray matter of adolescents using a functional magnetic resonance imaging machine, or MRI scan, researchers found that activity in a region called…

‘The Wire’ creator to Holder: I’ll do another season if you end the drug war

WASHINGTON – The creator of the beloved and critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire offered Eric Holder a counter-offer in response to the U.S. Attorney General’s casual plea for another season of the show: I’ll do it if you end the war on drugs. “I want to speak directly to…

Arizona’s second biggest fire ever now threatens New Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – A huge fire that has destroyed hundreds of miles of forest land in Arizona now is threatening to cross into neighboring New Mexico, authorities said. Thousands of firefighters have been battling the blaze, dubbed the Wallow Fire, the second biggest in the history of Arizona. The…

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