Search for American’s Body on Forbidden Island ‘Put on Hold’

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Twitter helps search for girl's childhood cruise holiday friend – but did they find her?

Twitter users in the USA united as they supported a woman’s attempt to track down a friend from her childhood. A woman known only as Brianna took to Twitter to share her story in a bid to find her old pal. She posted on the social media site that she had met the other girl during […]

Alphabet chairman admits that Google will have to break its core values if it wants to launch a search engine in China

Bloomberg The chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has said that anybody who does business in China “compromises some of their core values.” Google is working on plans to return to the Chinese market with a censored search engine after an eight-year hiatus. John Hennessy said Google needs to balance ethical compromises with the possibility […]

CIA’s secret communication network was cracked by Iranians using… Google Search?

The web-based network which was used by the CIA to communicate with its sources was overcome by Iranians using text-book Google queries, a new exposé claims. The agency knew about the vulnerability, but failed to act on it. Probably the biggest failure of US intelligence since 9/11 has been the compromise of the CIA’s communication […]

In search of the rare Ethiopian wolf on the rooftop of Africa

Lizzie Pook October 15, 2018 Share this article Ethiopia’s wolves are one of the most endangered animals on the planet—even rarer than China’s giant panda. Travel writer Lizzie Pook crosses the remote Bale Mountains in hope of a glimpse. “I had a wolf named after me once,” says my guide Ayuba as we clomp towards […]

Is America's Search for Energy Independence Futile?

American prosperity has been built to a large extent by reliable access to cheap energy, both domestic and foreign. So it came as a great shock to the economic system in October 1973 when the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut off shipments of crude oil to the U.S. and other countries that supported Israel […]