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Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Questions are being raised about how much influence Tillerson has with the White House. He was absent from the president’s recent meetings with the leaders of Canada, Israel and Japan. (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AP) Source: Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office | News : NPR Continue reading Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office

New Report Finds ISIS Territorial Defeats Are Also Hitting The Group's Wallet

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

The researchers found that ISIS took in approximately 50 percent less income last year than in 2014. That’s because its financial fortunes are linked to the amount of territory it controls. (Image credit: AP) Source: New Report Finds ISIS Territorial Defeats Are Also Hitting The Group's Wallet | News : NPR Continue reading New Report Finds ISIS Territorial Defeats Are Also Hitting The Group's Wallet

More than just a new GT, the 2018 Lexus LC 500 is a marker for the future

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Lexus The new Lexus LC 500 is a bold move for a company that’s built a reputation on vehicles that excel at comfort but leave the performance stuff to a light dusting. … Continue reading More than just a new GT, the 2018 Lexus LC 500 is a marker for the future

Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were Anemic

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Low levels of iron in the blood may indicate a serious but treatable medical condition if caught early, but patients in a testosterone trial were not informed, a bioethicist finds. (Image credit: Renphoto/Getty Images) Source: Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were Anemic | News : NPR Continue reading Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were Anemic

An Economy of Meaning – or Bust

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

John Boik It’s not often that a scientist gets to use the words love, creativity, and wisdom in a paper, especially when writing about economics. Perhaps that’s because economics, the dismal science, … Continue reading An Economy of Meaning – or Bust

Sierra Club Response to Scott Pruitt’s Introductory Address and John Muir Quote

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Sierra Club Today, in his introductory remarks to EPA employees, lifelong EPA opponent and new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt quoted Sierra Club Founder John Muir. In response, Michael Brune, Sierra Club’s Executive … Continue reading Sierra Club Response to Scott Pruitt’s Introductory Address and John Muir Quote

We Will 'Never Be Broken': Facing Imminent Eviction, Water Protectors Stand Their Ground

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Lauren McCauley, staff writer Faced with an imminent evacuation deadline, Indigenous opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline are vowing to stand their ground despite threats of arrest and possible violence. Source: We … Continue reading We Will 'Never Be Broken': Facing Imminent Eviction, Water Protectors Stand Their Ground

Donald Trump’s War on Immigrant Women

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Amanda Baran Earlier this month, immigration authorities arrested a domestic violence victim in an El Paso courthouse after she obtained a protection order.  Reports indicate the victim, a transgender woman, was arrested … Continue reading Donald Trump’s War on Immigrant Women

Restricting People’s Use of Their Courts

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

Ralph Nader In not so merry old medieval England, wrongful injuries between people either were suffered in silence or provoked revenge. Cooler heads began to prevail and courts of law were opened … Continue reading Restricting People’s Use of Their Courts

Profile: Donald Trump

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

A real estate mogul, businessman, pageant owner, reality TV star, becomes the 45th US president. Source: Profile: Donald Trump | Al Jazeera English Continue reading Profile: Donald Trump

Software vulnerability disclosures by NSA will continue under Trump, officials say

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

The disclosure process that governs how and when federal agencies should tell tech firms about flawed computer code is in no immediate danger of termination under the Trump administration, current and former U.S. … Continue reading Software vulnerability disclosures by NSA will continue under Trump, officials say

After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns

By newsfeed | February 21, 2017

One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump’s chief strategist. (Image credit: Mary Altaffer/AP) Source: After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns | News : NPR Continue reading After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns