BofA’s Moynihan: There’s No Magic Bullet for US Economy
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan sees nothing flashy in the comeback of the American economy — just a slow and steady slog that will continue.
Moynihan told The Globe and Mail he still observes an abundance of caution among the bank’s clients, both business owners and entrepreneurs, despite it being five years since the 2008 financial crisis.
“They are pretty conservative right now [...]
Title: State Agencies Ramping Up Operations in Bayou Corne
Source: Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Date: Aug 22, 2012
State agencies are stepping up their around-the-clock operations near Bayou Corne as Texas Brine begins drilling the well casing for its exploratory well near the sinkhole that formed near its underground salt cavern a few weeks ago.
Officials from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, LouisianaState Police, the Department of Natural Resources and [...]
(CNN) Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched by the North American Aerospace Defense Command to intercept a civilian aircraft near Washington, D.C., NORAD said Wednesday.
The incident happened about 12:15 p.m. ET after the aircraft failed to establish radio contact, the agency said in a press release.
“The civilian aircraft re-established communications and was allowed to continue on its way without incident,” NORAD said.
Out of an abundance of caution, officials are being [...]
President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has returned campaign contributions from Jon S. Corzine, former chairman and chief executive officer of MF Global Holdings Ltd., according to a Democratic official.
Obama for America and the Democratic National Committee refunded the money from the former New Jersey governor out of an abundance of caution, said the official, who requested anonymity. Republicans have criticized the president for keeping contributions from the head of a firm that collapsed [...]
Update, 2:30 p.m.:
Gov. Chris Christie is expected to be released from the hospital “early this evening.” Everything appeared normal after the governor was given a chest X-ray and EKG.
Update, 1:00 p.m.:
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has not been called on to take over acting governor duties
SOMERVILLE — Gov. Chris Christie was hospitalized this morning after he complained of having trouble breathing, according to the governor’s office.
LAS VEGAS – Some guests who recently stayed at Las Vegas’ ARIA Resort have come down with Legionnaires’ disease. The hotel and Southern Nevada Health District are now contacting other guests who may have come in contact with the bacteria.
Guests who stayed at the Las Vegas hotel from June 21 to July 4 are being notified. “In an abundance of caution, we are attempting to notify guests who [...]
President Obama does any number of things that annoy or downright enrage House Republicans, often in the context of constitutionalism. Now a handful of them, many freshmen who ran on platforms of strict constitutional adherence, are unhappy that the president used a so-called autopen to sign legislation extending the U.S.A. Patriot Act, and have written him a letter demanding that he re-sign the bill.
“It is clear that [...]
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Two US F-15 fighter jets on Saturday intercepted a small civilian plane flying near Camp David, the presidential retreat where Barack Obama is spending the weekend with his family.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said the jets intercepted the Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft near the Maryland retreat at around 3:25 pm (1925 GMT) and escorted it away “without incident.”
“The civilian aircraft, which was [...]
“I would advise the public to do nothing differently than they currently are doing,” said Public Health commissioner John Auerbach. With him, at far left, is Kenneth Kimmell, DEP commissioner. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
The concentration of radioiodine-131 found in the sample is very low and did not affect the health of the state’s drinking-water supplies, said John Auerbach, commissioner of the [...]
SAN FRANCISCO – More radiation monitors are being deployed in the western United States and Pacific territories, as officials seek to mollify public concern over exposure from damaged nuclear plants in Japan, federal environmental regulators said.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency already monitors radiation throughout the area as part of its RadNet system, which measures levels in air, drinking water, milk and rain.
The additional monitors are [...]
by Jan Paul
“Within 36 hours of the system going live, our team had found and exploited a vulnerability that gave us almost total control of the server software, including the ability to change votes and reveal votersâ€™ secret ballots.”
“We collected crucial secret data stored on the server, including the database username and password as well as the public key used to encrypt the ballots,” Halderman continues. “We modified all the [...]