Nov 14, 2014

U.S. spying on public's mobiles with 'dirtbox' airborne program: report

U.S. justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Small aircraft deployed by the U.S. Marshals Service from at least five major airports ...

U.S. businesses tap into trend for bigger butts

Nov 12, 2014

U.S. businesses tap into trend for bigger butts

Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out. The U.S. booty business is getting a big ...

Russia launches global media company to wage 'propaganda war' with West

Nov 11, 2014

Russia launches global media company to wage 'propaganda war' with West

Russia has launched a state-of-the-art media organization with hundreds of journalists abroad intended to wean the world off what it called aggressive Western propaganda, naming the company after the Cold War-era satellite Sputnik. In a hi-tech presentation in a media center once used to ...

U.S. Navy SEALs: the not-so-quiet professionals?

Nov 9, 2014

U.S. Navy SEALs: the not-so-quiet professionals?

They call themselves the “quiet professionals,” but lately, the U.S. Navy SEALs can’t seem to keep their mouths shut. The elite commandos have long prided themselves on performing risky missions in humble anonymity, but insatiable public appetite for their war stories has led several ...

Nov 4, 2014

Top commander rebukes U.S. Navy SEALs for spilling secrets

The top commander of U.S. Navy SEALs has issued a stinging rebuke to troops who have broken the elite force’s hallowed tradition of secrecy and humility by publishing memoirs and speaking to the media. Days after the Fox News network announced it would broadcast ...

Nov 4, 2014

White House says Ferguson no-fly zone shouldn't have restricted press

The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there. Audio recordings obtained ...