Category Archives: PR

‘Backdoor’ Bullet Ban Opposed By Most House Members

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CIA’s Brennan to overhaul spy agency’s management structure

By KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the spy agency, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable, enhance the agency’s cyber capabilities and shore up espionage gaps exacerbated by a decade focused on counterterrorism. Brennan announced the restructuring to the CIA workforce on Friday. He said the move comes after nine outside experts spent three months analyzing the agency’s management structure, including what deputy CIA director David Cohen called “pain points,” organizational areas where the CIA’s bureaucracy does not work efficiently Continue reading

Giants’ Hunter Pence upbeat in clubhouse despite broken arm

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Dutch investigating old soap for traces of Holocaust victims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have sent two pieces of soap purportedly dating back to World War II for forensic tests to establish if they contain remains of Jews murdered in the Holocaust — reacting to rumors that scholars largely dismiss as myth. Police in the northern town of Dokkum said in a statement Friday that they are investigating the attempted sale of the soap online. The military memorabilia collector who had put them up for sale has turned them over to police. Continue reading

Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles dies at 88

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Maysles, the acclaimed documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer feature-length nonfiction movies that used lightweight, hand-held cameras to spontaneously record the lives of both the famous and the unexamined, has died. He was 88. Continue reading

50 years after Selma, Biden ties gay rights to civil rights

By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the same human rights that African Americans fought for in Selma, Alabama, are at stake for gay rights activists today. Biden is drawing parallels between the civil rights and gay rights movements in a speech to the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights group. He says Selma and Stonewall were “basically the same movement.” He’s referring to 1969 Stonewall Inn riots that marked the symbolic start of the modern gay rights movement. Continue reading

Foreign Policy the Latest Battleground in U.S. Politics

Politics, the saying once went, stops at the water’s edge. U.S. lawmakers had a gentleperson’s agreement to keep their disagreements to themselves when they were overseas Continue reading

Drivers amused by SOPT sign at junction

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China Air Transport and Airport Industry Report 2015-2018

DUBLIN , Mar. 06, 2015 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ –Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/99zmqj/china_air ) has announced the addition of the “China Air Transport and Airport Industry Report, 2015-2018″ report to their offering. Continue reading

Dave McKay of RBC to speak at the RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference

TORONTO , March 6, 2015 /CNW/ – Dave McKay , president and chief executive officer of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), is scheduled to present at the RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference in New York on March 10, 2015 , from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST) . Continue reading