News archive from 8 July 2015, page 11

Justice Department won't seek bill to gain access to encrypted data

Justice Department won't seek bill to gain access to encrypted data

WASHINGTON — Top Justice Department officials told a Senate panel Wednesday that they do not intend to seek legislation – at least for now – to force the U.S. tech industry to give the government access to encrypted data from Americans' cell phones...

 
WikiLeaks: NSA targeted German chancellery, Merkel aides

WikiLeaks: NSA targeted German chancellery, Merkel aides

BERLIN (AP) — WikiLeaks on Wednesday published a new list of German phone numbers it claims showed the U.S. National Security Agency targeted phones belonging to Chancellor Angela Merkel's close aides and chancellery offices for surveillance....

 
Ex-crew chief says unless NASCAR drivers race smarter 'somebody's going to die'

Ex-crew chief says unless NASCAR drivers race smarter 'somebody's going to die'

Dillon recalls his wreck at the Coke Zero 400. Some of the responsibility for safety at NASCAR's biggest superspeedways falls on those closest to the action – the drivers -- said television analyst and former championship crew chief Ray Evernham....

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Check it out: PJs and a Movie

Check it out: PJs and a Movie

WHAT: We're guessing that when The Abbey asks you to attend in your PJs, they mean some real pajamas and not whatever ratty T-shirt and underwear combo you do (or don't) wear now. The downtown Orlando venue wants to take you back in time to the 1980s,...

 
Carlton Cuse travels from 'Lost' to 'Colony'

Carlton Cuse travels from 'Lost' to 'Colony'

Carlton Cuse has been a Comic-Con fan favorite since he and fellow writer/producer Damon Lindelof regaled capacity crowds with their entertaining panels for ABC's Lost. Cuse returns to the San Diego pop-culture convention this week with his new USA...

 
Clippers trying to convince DeAndre Jordan to change his mind and stay

Clippers trying to convince DeAndre Jordan to change his mind and stay

A contingent of Clippers is traveling to Houston to try to convince free-agent center DeAndre Jordan to back out on his commitment to the Dallas Mavericks and stay with the only NBA team he has known, according to league executives. One league...

 
Report: Obama puts Iran deal odds at 'less than 50-50'

Report: Obama puts Iran deal odds at 'less than 50-50'

President Obama reportedly told a group of Democratic senators that there is now a less-than-even chance of a nuclear deal with Iran. "He said the chances he thought were less than 50-50 at this point and that he wouldn't agree to something he...

 
Sleeping With Sirens launch tour from their hometown

Sleeping With Sirens launch tour from their hometown

It's difficult to go on claiming Sleeping With Sirens as an Orlando band. Many of the original members of this post-hardcore outfit have moved on, and the ones who remain sort of run the gamut for hometowns. And although the band might have been the...

 
Is an Uber-for-kids service a limo or a nanny?

Is an Uber-for-kids service a limo or a nanny?

SAN FRANCISCO – Is a car-hailing company for kids a limo operator or a nanny service? That's the question facing Bay Area startup Shuddle and the California Public Utilities Commission, who are at legal loggerheads over how a ride-hailing company...

 
Russia vetoes U.N. resolution calling Srebrenica a genocide

Russia vetoes U.N. resolution calling Srebrenica a genocide

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution Wednesday that would have condemned the 1995 massacre of Muslims at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war as a "crime of genocide," saying that singling out the Bosnian Serbs for a war crime...

 
Harper Lee fêted as novel looms

Harper Lee fêted as novel looms

Is that you, Harper Lee? The reclusive author, whose novel Go Set a Watchman will be published on July 14, was feted on June 30 in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. The event caused a flurry of press. The New York Times reports her American and...

 
Grande sorry for saying 'I hate America'

Grande sorry for saying 'I hate America'

It might as well be one of the Pop Star 10 Commandments: Thou shalt never say 'I hate America.' But say it, Ariana Grande did, in a video caught by a donut shop's security camera in Lake Elsinore, Calif. Perhaps the shop might not have handed the...

 
Graham sounds bellicose note in foreign policy speech

Graham sounds bellicose note in foreign policy speech

WASHINGTON – Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that, if elected president, he would deploy 16,500 more American troops to Iraq and Syria, retain the 9,800 already in Afghanistan, and consider adding as many more as required to defeat terrorists or...

 
5 ways to slash your tax liability in retirement

5 ways to slash your tax liability in retirement

If you've saved your whole life to build your retirement nest egg, the last thing you want to do is hand over more of your hard-earned savings than you absolutely need to. However, if you withdraw too much of your retirement funds in a single year,...

 
5 things to know about a 'Grexit'

5 things to know about a 'Grexit'

Greece's five-year dance with its European creditors appears to finally be reaching a climax. The continent's leaders are presenting a hard-nosed ultimatum: To get more bailout money, the debt-wracked country must propose a package of tax increases,...

 

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