Iran says new chapter is open; dismisses speculation on nuclear weapons

  Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency reiterated Thursday that his country “is ready to re-engage with IAEA,” amid growing pressure from world powers over its controversial nuclear program. “A new chapter (has) opened,” Ali Asghar Soltanieh told reporters at the IAEA board of governors meeting in Vienna. But he said his country “will never ever suspend our […]

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Unemployment Applications Rise Slightly; Overall Levels Remain Low

  Slightly more people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. But the overall level stayed low enough to suggest the job market is strengthening. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications increased by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 362,000, the highest level since January. The four-week average, which smooths week-to-week fluctuations, ticked up to 355,000. That’s roughly in […]

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Caucus Belli

  When the defense budget begins tightening, nervous lawmakers don’t circle the wagons – they set up a caucus. That’s what happened earlier this week as about a dozen lawmakers created the Congressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus. It’s no doubt driven, in part, by the Air Force’s just-announced plan to trim its transport fleet (see second item here). “Air mobility […]

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Romney wins 6 states, fails to blunt Santorum’s conservative support

  Mitt Romney’s showing in six states was not a super one for the Republican presidential hopeful, who failed to produce the convincing wins needed to demonstrate his ability to generate support among diehard conservatives. It was best illustrated by Romney’s big Super Tuesday win in the bellwether state of Ohio, where he eked out a win over Rick Santorum, […]

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Innovative Software Technologies Rebrands Green Energy Division

  Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. (INIV.PK) is pleased to announce that it has rebranded its new green energy division, IST Global Green Energy Solutions, Inc., to Znergy, Inc. (http://www.Znergy.co). Its mission is to capture revenue and market share by leveraging the global awareness of Green initiatives, as well as capitalize on the estimated $1 trillion global energy infrastructure upgrades occurring […]

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