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Elemental Fuels Global Ambitions with $14.5M in Telstra-led Financing

PORTLAND, Ore. , Dec. 22, 2014 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery , today announced that it has secured $14.5 million in series D financing led by Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications and information services company Continue reading

Belarus enjoys bonanza amid Russia-West tensions

By YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there’s one country that’s reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed “Europe’s last dictator” by the United States and the European Union. Continue reading

As Air Force fixes nuke flaws, future debated

By ROBERT BURNS, National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years — repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps — the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide. Less certain is whether it will find all the right fixes, apply them fully and convince a doubting force of launch officers, security guards and other nuclear workers that their small and narrow career field is not a dead end. Continue reading

Is Netflix coming to Spain next year?

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Campaign for paella emoticon on WhatsApp

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Police departments on alert after cop killings

By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car. The slayings of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn heightened fears about the safety of law enforcement officials nationwide, though there is no evidence any threats are imminent. The gunman, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, had vowed in an Instagram post to put “wings on pigs” as retaliation for the slayings of black men at the hands of white police. Continue reading

Republicans weigh big changes at U.S. budget referee agency

By David Lawder By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Republicans take full control of Congress on Jan. Continue reading

Man who helped subdue gunman among Carnegie Heroes

By JOE MANDAK, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parks director of a Pennsylvania township who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission. Bernard Kozen was the 56-year-old parks director of Ross Township when he tackled, disarmed and subdued 60-year-old Rockne Newell on Aug. 5, 2013. Continue reading

Experts expect surge in Cuba tourism under Obama opening

By BEN FOX, Associated Press HAVANA (AP) — As the U.S. and Cuba begin to normalize relations for the first time in half a century, some Americans are already roaming the streets of Old Havana, attending dance exhibitions and talks on architecture as they take part in scripted cultural tours that can cost more than a decent used car back home Continue reading

113th Congress Sets Standard for Inertia

True to form, Congress ended its unproductive, tumultuous 113th session with a bang – and an awful lot of whimpering. Continue reading