Senate passes cyber-security bill expanding protection for companies sharing threat data with feds

Senate passes cyber-security bill expanding protection for companies sharing threat data with feds

Reuters A majority of the U.S. Senate easily passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at bolstering the country’s cyber defenses, advancing the first serious attempt in Congress to combat crippling computer hacks that have felled a growing number of businesses and government agencies in recent years. The bill, which would expand liability protections to companies that

Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up

Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up

Bethania Palma Markus It seems like a strange parallel universe, but it’s not. Another devoutly Christian family with 19 kids and counting has been accused of sexual abuse, RadarOnline reports. Five women are suing the Institute in Basic Life Principles, the so-called treatment center to which Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar sent their eldest son, Josh,

Ben Carson trolled by Wikipedia pranksters linking him to pedophilia advocacy website

Ben Carson trolled by Wikipedia pranksters linking him to pedophilia advocacy website

Tom Boggioni Republican presidential contender Ben Carson, who has made disparaging remarks about gays and same-sex marriage, found himself on the receiving end of retribution after pranksters linked a pedophilia website to his Wikipedia page. During a Fox News appearance, the retired neurosurgeon equated gays with pedophiles and people who practice bestiality, saying, “Marriage is

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

Reuters The tractor beam, a staple of science fiction including “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” that is employed to grab spaceships and other things remotely, is entering the realm of reality. Researchers on Tuesday said they have developed a tractor beam that uses high-amplitude sound waves to levitate, move and rotate small objects without making

Prominent Florida newspaper calls on Marco Rubio to resign because he’s not doing his job

Prominent Florida newspaper calls on Marco Rubio to resign because he’s not doing his job

International Business Times

A prominent Florida newspaper has called on Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio to resign from his position as a United States senator for Florida, CNN reported Wednesday. In an editorial published Tuesday night, the Sun Sentinel blasted the politician for “ripping off” the people of Florida, citing that he is being paid $174,000 with taxpayer money…

Bernie Sanders: Socialism not ‘scary’

Bernie Sanders: Socialism not ‘scary’

Washington Times

Democratic presidential candidate and self-described democratic socialist Sen. Bernard Sanders said Tuesday that American voters will stop being afraid of socialism and embrace it once he explains how many government benefits they would get. “Our job is to make people aware that programs like Social Security, Medicare, the National Park system, which is a wonderful system,…

Middle school placed on lockdown after man demands to sing Justin Bieber songs over intercom

Middle school placed on lockdown after man demands to sing Justin Bieber songs over intercom

Washington Times

A middle school in Dunbar, West Virginia, was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a man walked into the school and demanded that he sing Justin Bieber songs to students over the intercom. Dunbar Police charged Dlaonte Dee Lewis with simple possession for a small amount of marijuana after he entered the main office of Dunbar Middle…