- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
- Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates
- S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda
- Teen from ‘Jihad Jane’ plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges
- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
- Illinois readies to spend $100M for Obama museum in Chicago
- John Edwards back in court — this time as a lawyer for Va. boy’s malpractice case
- Covered California reports more than 200K in overtime Obamacare sign-ups
- Thanks, Chuck: Hagel says U.S. sending Ukraine sleeping mats, helmets
Topic - Financial Times
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has just paid about $20 million to hire a team of drone makers in a small community in England, with hopes of developing a system that connects the world to the Internet via a complex network of drones, satellite and lasers.
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The pro-Syria regime group, Syrian Electronic Army, hacked into the news site and Twitter feed of the Financial Times on Friday.
Entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and social media experts from Silicon Valley are planning a "virtual march" on Washington to push lawmakers to open the doors for businesses to hire immigrants who are skilled in the engineering field.
Two Chinese warplanes intercepted an American spy plane over the tense Taiwan Strait last month in China's most aggressive challenge to U.S. surveillance flights since a 2001 collision that touched off an international crisis.
The head of British Airways has ripped U.S. air travel security policy as excessive and called on the United Kingdom to reject American calls for increased screening measures.
According to a recent Financial Times editorial, "Israel's choice is land or peace - more settlement building will sink talks with Palestinians." The implication is that the onus is on Israel for derailing a two-state solution in the Middle East. As the Financial Times put it, "it should be perfectly obvious that talks aimed at the creation of a Palestinian state cannot possibly prosper while Israel continues its strategic colonization of the land on which that state should be built."
The retired Pakistani general recently named as a key link between Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan and their backers in Islamabad has been hitting out at his critics ever since a huge database of secret U.S. military field reports identifying him was posted on the Web over the weekend.