Neil Armstrong’s fate after the moon landing reflects America’s declining trust in the government and interest in a space program

NASA via Getty Images Neil Armstrong‘s moon landing was a first in human history. Armstrong’s accomplishment briefly united a nation torn over the Vietnam war, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, and the riots of 1968. However, Armstrong’s fate after his “giant leap for all mankind” mirrored that of public interest in the […]

A Saudi Arabian journalist is missing and Turkey believes he was brutally murdered by his own government

A Saudi Arabian journalist is missing and Turkish authorities believe he was brutally murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.  Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi reporter who’s often been critical of the Saudi Arabian government, entered the consulate last Tuesday but hasn’t been seen since.  Saudi Arabia claims Khashoggi left the consulate and rejects claims he […]

Afghans protest ‘achievements’ of government after airstrikes kill 24 people in 5 days

As the Taliban continues to gain ground in Afghanistan, the US and local forces have stepped up their bombing campaign, causing a spike in civilian casualties. Fed up with the carnage, Afghans hit the streets to protest. Angry crowds took to the streets of the Afghan city of Kunduz on Wednesday, protesting airstrikes by the […]

FEMA chief under scrutiny over government car use as Hurricane Florence approaches U.S.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal DHS is looking into Brock Long’s travel between D.C. and his N.C. home. Continue reading FEMA chief under scrutiny over government car use as Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. FEMA chief under scrutiny over government car use as Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, […]

UK broadcasters urge the government to create a social media watchdog

A smorgasbord of TV broadcasters, mobile network and internet service providers has urged the UK government to strengthen its oversight of social media companies. In a letter to The Sunday Telegraph, executives from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, as well as Sky, BT and TalkTalk, called for a new, independent regulator to help tackle […]

Spyware sheik-down: UAE government accused of hacking phones of a prince, emir and other rivals

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) asked an Israel-based surveillance company to spy on a prince, a Qatari emir, and other rivals by hacking their phones, according to leaked emails obtained by the New York Times. The emails cited in the Times report, which was published on Friday, were submitted in lawsuits against Israel-based NSO Group. […]

Tesla wins court case against Ontario government over EV incentive

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Tesla As province phased out large EV rebate, it excluded Tesla altogether Continue reading Tesla wins court case against Ontario government over EV incentive Tesla wins court case against Ontario government over EV incentive originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 18:45:00 EDT. Please see our […]