WASHINGTON (UPI) — Americans are now working more and getting paid the same, creating more productivity but less personal time than people in other countries. France recently signed a contract with one of the largest workers unions to stop employees from engaging in work related communication from 6 p.m. to 9.am. They are not the […]
MOSCOW (UPI) — Russian authorities tried to get the social media website VKontakte to hand over the personal data of organizers of the protests in Ukraine. Pavel Durov, the founder of VKontakte, said he refused the request and posted a statement saying so on his page. “Our response remains a categorical refusal — Russian jurisdiction […]
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (UPI) — The Sept. 11, 2011 military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was adjourned until June, with the judge considering the appointment of independent lawyers to advise the accused of their rights. The move, in hearings prior to the trials of alleged World Trade Center masterminds Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Ramzi bin […]
VIENNA (UPI) — International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano has submitted his report to the IAEA’s Board of Governors regarding the status of Iran’s compliance in reducing its nuclear program. The IAEA report, which has been reviewed by the U.S. Department of State, confirms that Iran has diluted half its enriched uranium to […]
ELDORADO, Texas (UPI) — Yearning for Zion Ranch, the former home of dissident Mormon Warren Jeffs and his followers, is now State property, Texas officials say. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Thursday that the remaining residents have agreed to leave. Officials said there were eight adults living on the 1,700-acre property, where 400 […]
Are you feeling the pain yet from paying your taxes on Tuesday? Perhaps it’s good that Easter falls on Sunday. You can distract yourself with Easter egg hunts and the like. Here’s hoping you have enough money left to assemble your children’s Easter baskets!
Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) went out of his way to insult Americans who sympathize with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Thursday, labeling supporters as “nothing more than domestic terrorists.” Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) condemned the Nevada Democrat’s words, saying that Reid’s language could potentially increase tensions to the point of violence. It’s beginning to seem […]
Those who fail to pay their taxes in full might be doing the American economy a favor. And their numbers are growing.
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Among Republican Party name brands with possible aspirations to seek the 2016 Presidential nomination, so far only Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee have made known their opinions on Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the Bureau of Land Management.