Julia Pierson, Secret Service Director, Hands in Resignation

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After the September 19th White House Security breach and the overwhelming critical voices that followed, Secret Service Director, Julia Pierson, resigned. "Today Julia Pierson, the director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it. I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the Secret Service and the Nation." Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson … [Read more...]

Brooklyn Teacher Accused of Kidnapping and Forcing Himself on Underage Female Students

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A Brooklyn educator is accused of having had intercourse with several of his female students as well as taking them to sex clubs and handing out straight A’s to those students he was being intimate with, prosecutors said on Tuesday. The entre situation came to light after Sean Shaynak, 44, a math and physics teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School sent nude pictures of his private parts to an u … [Read more...]

School Age Children Possibly Exposed to U.S. Ebola Patient

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Health officials told reporters on Wednesday that the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States may have exposed five school-age children to the deadly virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is already monitoring the possible exposed children. "Let me assure you, these children have been identified and are being monitored.This is all hands on deck.” Texas G … [Read more...]

Global Carbon Emission Levels Broke Records in 2013

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The global CO2 emissions broke new records in 2013, according to a recent report released by Global Carbon Project. More than ever, political leaders have to reach a consensus over how  to tackle the problem efficiently. Unfortunately, so far they failed to turn most of the promises made during previous events such as the recent UN Climate Change Summit into concrete actions. The report states … [Read more...]

Florida Police Officer Fires Stun Gun at 62-year-old Woman

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A Florida police officer has been sent on administrative leave after he used a stun gun during the arrest of a 62-year-woman. A full internal affairs investigation will be conducted after the incident. Tallahassee Police Chief, Michael DeLeo announced this investigation on Wednesday morning during a press conference, after authorities had already obtained video footage of the gruesome … [Read more...]

Human-Caused Climate Change Further Worsens Heat Waves

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A recent report published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society suggests that heat waves worldwide in 2013 were directly attributed to human-caused change. However, the same study also claims that the connection between climate change and other extreme weather events is not so evident. The “Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 From a Climate Perspective” peer-reviewed report exa … [Read more...]

Mistrust of the Police is Corroding America, President Obama Says

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President Barack Obama is convinced that the mistrust of law enforcement is present in too many communities. After the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American 18-year old, citizens have begun trusting police officers less and less and this is having a corrosive effect on the nation. According to the president, such misgivings only harm communities that dearly need the … [Read more...]

Wild Chimps Teach Each Other How to Use a New Tool

Wild Chimps Teach Each Other

The circulation of ideas has long been thought to be one of the defining human traits. Our cousins, the chimps, seem to spread ideas from one community member to another as well, according to a study whose results have just been published in PLOS Biology. Chimpanzees use tools, a characteristic that has been observed for a long time now. But exactly how they learn to do it has never been seen … [Read more...]

EBay Decides to Set PayPal Free

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Paypal and eBay will split in 2015, making it one of the most important spin-offs on the market. The move has been insistently backed by investor Carl C. Icahn, who suggested six months ago  that according to the trends in mobile payments, PayPal has to continue its development independently. The decision was taken during the eBay’s annual board retreat and comes as a surprise for Icahn. John Do … [Read more...]

Intel Implements IoT Technology to Save Costs at Malaysian Plant

Intel Implements IoT Technology

Intel produces the low-cost and low-power Quark processors, specifically made for IoT technology. What better way to sell your products than by showing how well they work for you? Internet of Things is the next big thing in technology development and Intel wants to ride the wave as one of the biggest players. IoT is basically the next level of automatization, but the effects of implementing it … [Read more...]