Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

From The Wire


Skull Shows Early Dog Domestication

NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia, Aug. 3 (UPI) — A 33,000-year-old well-preserved canine skull from a cave in Siberia shows some of the earliest evidence of man’s domestication of the dog, researchers say. The skull is unlike those of modern dogs or wolves, researchers said; while the snout is similar in size to early, fully domesticated dogs from […]

Panetta: Pentagon Can Cut Budget Wisely

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told the Pentagon workforce any budget reduction would take into account sound strategy and policy. “One of the key challenges we face as a department [is] how to ensure that our military has everything it needs to protect our national security at a time of […]

Senate Confirms Six Pentagon Appointments

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) — The U.S. Senate, before taking its August recess, confirmed six Pentagon leadership posts, including the next Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman and vice chairman. U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta congratulated Gen. Martin Dempsey, who will succeed Adm. Michael Mullen, and Adm. James Winnefeld, who will be Dempsey’s vice chairman, the […]

Seven Dead In Ramadi Blast

RAMADI, Iraq, Aug. 3 (UPI) — An explosion outside a police officer’s house in Ramadi, Iraq, Wednesday killed at least seven people and injured at least another 10, authorities said. Police attributed the blast in a crowded neighborhood in central Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, to a roadside bomb, CNN reported. Police said the […]

Lawyer Challenges Banishment In Ga.

ATLANTA, Aug. 3 (UPI) — A Georgia man who fired shots at a home, a convenience store and a water tower should not be banished from his home county, his lawyer says. “It’s like banishing a child from their family,” attorney McNeill Stokes said after the state Court of Appeals ruled the practice constitutional, The […]

New Sensor Has An ‘eye’ For Liquids

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 3 (UPI) — Researchers at Harvard University say they have developed a new hand-held device that can quickly and accurately identify any unknown liquid. Scientists at the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences used the chemical and optical properties of precisely nanostructured materials to identify liquids by their surface tension, a […]

Did Earth Once Have Two Moons?

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) — Earth may have once had two moons that collided, leaving an asymmetry in our companion’s shape that has long puzzled scientists, a U.S. researcher says. In an article published this week in Nature, Erik Asphaug, a planetary scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, suggests the two […]

Court Nixes N.J. Health Law Challenge

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3 (UPI) — A U.S. appeals court Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling to toss a healthcare reform challenge filed by a New Jersey doctor and one of his patients. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in upholding a lower court decision, ruled he doctor and patient failed to show they would […]

Cocaine Seizure Called U.K.’s Biggest Ever

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Aug. 3 (UPI) — British authorities say they seized a record amount of cocaine aboard a luxury yacht in Southampton. The U.K. Border Agency helped Dutch police find six Dutch nationals believed to be members of an organized crime gang and they were arrested in morning raids Tuesday, officials said, the BBC reported. […]

Controls On Fertilizer Still Not In Effect

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) — A 3-year-old law mandating stricter controls on a fertilizer used by terrorists in explosives has yet to be implemented, officials say. Under the law, dealers and purchasers of the ammonium nitrate fertilizer, which terrorists mix with fuel to create explosives, would be required to register with the government and be […]

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.