On the 25th anniversary of the founding of the worldwide web, the innovator of the system that has revolutionized our world like no other invention is seeking legislation to protect the rights of users. 109 more words
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Ohio authorities have halted a fracking operation in following two quakes. Both the authorities and the operator say there is no evidence linking fracking with the tremors, but in the past an Ohio well was closed for causing quakes. 108 more words
The UK Column - Tony Shell - Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi, Lockerbie – And The Lies We Have Been Told - 12 March 2014
On the 20th May 2012 the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, Abdelbaset Al Megrahi, died of cancer in Libya. Examination of contemporary events at the time of the bombing, the manner in which subsequent investigations were pursued, and the way in which the eventual trial (in 2000) of defendants Abdelbaset Al Megrahi and Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah was handled, leads (ultimately) to some highly disturbing insights into the deceits that lie at the heart of “regime change”, and of “the war on global terrorism”.
By Kevin Allison
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
Bondholders in Detroit’s $18 billion bankruptcy must feel like they’re in a mirror universe. 12 more words