Category: World News

Julian Assange Gets Asylum from Ecuador, UK Not Happy 0

Julian Assange Gets Asylum from Ecuador, UK Not Happy

WikiLeaks founder and professional thorn in the side of many governments, Julian Assange was granted asylum by the government of Ecuador. Assange is wanted for questioning in Sweden on sexual crimes he allegedly committed. As you can imagine, some aren’t to happy with Ecuador’s asylum decision. The UK in particular, since he is taking refuge inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in Britain. The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office called Ecuador’s decision to grant Assange asylum “regrettable.” “British authorities are under a binding obligation to extradite him to Sweden,” a spokesman for the office said. “We shall carry out that obligation. The...

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National Defense Authorization Act: The End of America?

Wake up America!  You should all know by now about the The Feinstein Amendment 1031(e) .  At this point, the House and Senate have both passed their versions of the bill (H.R.1540 andS.1867), but they have disagreement on several provisions, including a provision opposed by the Obama Administration that would require the military to indefinitely detain terrorism suspects, including American citizens living in the U.S., without charge or trial. Contrary to popular perception, the Obama Administration is not strongly opposed to the provisions in the bills that would authorize indefinite military detentions for U.S. citizens. Here’s what the Administration had to say...

European Central Bank’s monetary policy game €CONOMIA 1

European Central Bank’s monetary policy game €CONOMIA

Europe’s money troubles are no secret. Due to the interconnected and interdependent economies among world nations the European Union’s economic failures will effect everyone. Of course matters of economics intricacies can be confusing. What would you do to fix the economy of the EU? Well that’s what European Central Bank wants to give you with the game €CONOMIA (Economia). Remember the U.S. debt ceiling budget tool that let you figure out who to pay? €CONOMIA is a monetary policy game on the bank’s website that puts the player in control of the interest rate. Ever wondered what monetary policy is?...

Map Of The London/UK Riot Areas 0

Map Of The London/UK Riot Areas

On it’s third day, the riots in the UK have spread. At it’s inception there was a purpose, outrage of the shooting of man by police but that is no longer the case. View London riots / UK riots: verified areas in a larger map London riots / UK riots: verified areas Affected areas (since Saturday but mostly tonight, Monday), with sources where appropriate. LIVE UPDATED UNTIL 02:00 Tuesday morning. Missing info? Tweet @jamescridland with verifiable source please // http://james.cridland.net/+ Zoom out to see the places outside of London. Jaylon Carter Jaylon Carter is a blogger, social media marketing consultant,...

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News Of The World Hacking Scandal Whistle-Blower Sean Hoare Found Dead

Sean Hoare is the man who broke blew the whistle on the illegal activities of News Corp’s News of the World tabloid. The scandal, involving phone hacking and police bribery, has some calling for the break up of Rubert Murdoch’s vast News Corp. media empire, has the FBI looking into Murdoch and News Corp. over allegations of phone hacking of 9/11 victims, and even has ties to the British Prime Minister David Cameron. “the death is currently being treated as unexplained, but not thought to be suspicious.” The investigation has already garnered arrests and forced the resignation of two of...