Ukraine Revolution Erupts in New Wave of Violence

The revolution in Ukraine, now nearly three months old, has erupted in a new wave of violence. On Tuesday morning, huge columns of protestors marched out from their barricaded encampment in the center of the capital, Kiev, and surrounded the parliament building while the chamber was in session. Police responded with stun grenades and rubber bullets, while protestors reportedly set […]

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DNI Clapper: We Should’ve Come Clean About Phone Surveillance

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper said in an interview published on Monday that the intelligence community should’ve told the American public about secret phone-data collection when that program first began years ago. “I probably shouldn’t say this, but I will,” Clapper told the Daily Beast. “Had we been transparent about this from the outset right after 9/11 — which […]

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Expect More Tech Acquisitions in 2014

I believe we are heading into an extremely aggressive period for mergers and acquisitions. The news of Google buying Nest and Lenovo buying Motorola is just the beginning. The environment is right for more deals of this nature. If we’re to expect a period of intense mergers, the first thing history tells us as an indicator is that we’re coming off […]

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Obamacare Enrollment Still Lagging with Young People

Enrollment in the new health care reform law’s private insurance exchanges continues to lag among younger Americans, according to figures released by the Obama administration Wednesday. About 3.3 million Americans enrolled in an insurance plan through the state or federal marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act between Oct. 1 and the end of January, according to the Department of […]

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Ugandan President To Sign Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to sign into law a bill that would impose a lifetime jail sentence on anyone who commits homosexual acts, a government spokesman said Friday. In January, Museveni criticized the parliament speaker for passing without a quorum the bill that would make it a crime to be gay, to talk about homosexuality without condemning it and to not […]

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