DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Nordstrom says it wants to serve you better, so it’s tracking your movements through their stores. The CBS 11 I-Team has learned the retailer is using software to track how much time you spend in specific departments within the store. The technology is being used in 17 Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores nationwide, including the NorthPark store in Dallas.
A company spokesperson says sensors within the store collect information [...]
Officials now number the dead from a Central Texas fertilizer plant explosion at 14, while residents attempt to recover some semblance of normalcy in the 2,800-person town of West.
“The devastation is immense,” said Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott of West, Texas, while another official added, “There are homes flattened. Part of that community is gone.”
The explosion occurred around 8 p.m. Wednesday and could be heard as far away as Waxahachie, [...]
Orbital Sciences Corporation were hoping to launch the Antares rocket on its maiden flight Wednesday. However, a premature disconnection of an umbilical between the second stage and the tower caused an abort of the countdown just prior to T-10 minutes.
Liftoff from Launch Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island was scheduled for the beginning of what became a 10 minute launch window at 21:00 UTC (17:00 EDT).
April 14, 2013
The US military says guards have clashed with prisoners at Guantanamo as officers were moving detainees from communal to single cells in attempt to end a hunger strike that started in February.
The detainees used self-made weapons to resist the transfer, thus forcing guards to fire, the US military said in a statement.
“Some detainees resisted with improvised weapons, and in response, four less-than-lethal rounds were fired,” Navy Captain Robert [...]
Congress returns Monday for a pivotal week in which lawmakers will attempt to reach agreements on proposals for gun-control and immigration-reform — perhaps the two biggest issues in Washington this year.
Though the Senate has been working on both issues only since the new Congress began in January, Washington lawmakers have tried for years to draft comprehensive immigration reform, while the issue of gun-control was thrust upon them after 20 first-graders [...]
After marathon and heated discussions, agreement was reached on a new rescue package for Cyprus. Compared to what had emerged a week earlier, this is a better technical outcome — both in what it contains and in what is left out.
Yet implementation will be very challenging, especially as Europe is yet to find an answer to the most important question of all: how to improve growth and employment prospects in a [...]
The manual is the first attempt to set out how international law applies to online attacks by the state, and warns that online attacks could lead to full-blown military conflicts.
The handbook, the result of three years collaboration between international experts for Nato’s Co-operative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, defines a cyber attack as one that is “reasonably expected to cause injury or death to persons or damage or destruction to [...]
Barack Obama has released a picture of him skeet shooting in an attempt to silence gun lobby critics who doubted if he had ever fired a gun in the ongoing gun control debate in Washington.
The photograph of the president doing some recreational shooting at Camp David last August was released on Friday, after Mr Obama said in an interview that he enjoyed blowing off some steam at the range.
Skeptics took [...]
For once, Turbo told the truth on a weekend talk show. Sort of. We could add that Geithner never paid taxes like a real taxpayer either. Geithner’s ongoing attempt to distance himself from Wall Street’s decade of fraud is laughable. As President of the New York Fed, Geithner was criminally negligent in his role as Wall Street’s chief regulator.
Timmaaayy tells the truth.
“I find that the charge that — the myth that I worked in [...]
It’s considered to be the world’s most sophisticated superfighter jet, but Britain’s new £150million combat aircraft has been banned from flying in bad weather for fears it could explode.
Engineers working on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have found the jet’s fuel tank could explode if hit by lightning.
According to reports, the aircraft, which is hoped to enter service for both the RAF and the Royal Navy in five years’ time, [...]
On January 19th, A local Dallas Presbyterian church held a gun buyback program in attempt to “counter” gun violence in America. Since the church was also destroying the guns they were purchasing, in theory, you could argue they are making a safer home. However this Saturday, another group of citizens exercised their right to a much different version of a safe home just across the street from the gun buyback.
URGENT: Illinois Anti-Gun Legislators That YOU Voted Out of Office to Use Their Last Remaining Days in Legislature Exploiting Lame Duck Session and Holiday Break To Impose a Draconian Gun Ban
The NRA-ILA has just learned that anti-gun legislators backed by Governor Quinn are deceptively trying to sneak through a new draconian gun ban as early as Wednesday while the legislature convenes for the Lame Duck Session from January 2 to [...]
Firstly his attempt to force debate on the erosion of sovereignty in the UK. Substitute the words ‘EU’ for ‘UN’ – it’s the same game plan for the USA.
A good debate, which foretold the current state of USA – skip to parts 4 & 5 for the punchlines:
CNN’s Don Lemon discusses the possibility of profiling white men in an attempt to prevent gun violence and decrease the amount of mass shootings. Lemon argues that white males between the ages of 18 and 25 were behind nearly all recent mass killings.
Have you noticed that it has become trendy to bash preppers? For a long time the prepper movement was ignored, but now it has become so large that it is getting very difficult for the mainstream media to pretend that it is not there. In fact, it has been estimated that there are now approximately 3 million preppers in the United States alone. So now the mainstream media has decided that [...]
Lock your doors and load your guns: San Bernardino warned of uncontrollable crime as police squad shrinks
A San Bernardino city attorney told residents this week to gather arms and prepare to defend themselves since the bankrupt town can no longer afford the law enforcement it needs.
During a city council meeting Wednesday, City Attorney Jim Penman urged residents of the bankrupt Californian city to “lock their doors and load their guns” [...]
But in reality — in terms of what people have actually accomplished — few people seem ready for anything:
9% of people have alternative power sources? 21% have made some attempt to grow their own food? Only 43% have a spare supply of drinking water?
Not prepared at all.
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Interesting. Should be a lawsuit somewhere in this. I hope she pursues it.
With the unemployment rate still hovering around eight-percent for Americans, and almost double that for black folks, one woman decided to up her chances of securing a job.
After being unemployed for two years, Yolanda Spivey decided to attempt an experiment. An insurance professional, Spivey created a separate Monster.com resume and profile—which used her education and professional experience—with one big [...]
For one reason or another, this economy is going down.
As everyone must know by now, a fiscal cliff looms ahead. Unless current law is changed, the U.S. economy will take a $600-billion hit starting next year. Taxes will go up by $500 billion, while spending will have to be slashed by $100 billion.
These are big numbers for a healthy economy to absorb, much less one that’s [...]
The Obama re-election campaign has accepted at least one foreign donation in violation of the law — and does nothing to check on the provenance of millions of dollars in other contributions, a watchdog group alleges.
Chris Walker, a British citizen who lives outside London, told The Post he was able to make two $5 donations to President Obama’s campaign this month through its Web site while a similar attempt to [...]
In an attempt to break the now ubiquitous narrative that “its all about income tax rates”, and to challenge the ridiculous new support for QEternity; ‘The Bears’ that brought you ‘The Bernank’ are back. In this cartoon, they explain how the bailouts made people like Warren Buffett far wealthier than they should be and exposes who actually benefits from all this QE. The Bears, The Buff-ate, and The Bernank – simply perfect.
September 28, 2012
[...] Brandi Kirchner said that her 9-year-old son Roger Parker, Jr. had “a meltdown” during class. School officials sent him to a special area to calm down.
The boy climbed a dividing wall and the school called in a police officer to deal with him, the mother said. In the attempt to pull Roger off the wall, the officer pulled the boy by his arms and legs, causing [...]
After Unified Command officials refused a request from residents, some living only 2,000 feet from the sinkhole disaster, to attend their Emergency Town Hall Meeting, Assumption Parish officials contacted the media and other officials to urge them to shun the meeting, according to a local community advocate and organizer.
“Assumption Parish Officials are calling the media, officals, agencies and Texas Brine in an attempt to discourage them all from attending the the [...]
The CFTC’s Bart Chilton was on CNBC this morning discussing a warning letter he sent to Ben Bernanke yesterday regarding the Volcker Rule and Chilton’s concerns that the large banks (ie Morgan and Goldman) will attempt to find and use every loophole they can to get against the prop trading restrictions contained in the Volcker rule.
I’m okay if they hedge their risks. But there’s a thin line between hedging and speculating. So you manage [...]
Demonstrators in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum stormed the German embassy, pulling down its emblem and raising an Islamic flag in its place, Reuters reported.
The UK embassy in Khartoum is also reportedly under attack.
Police are firing tear gas in an attempt to disperse the demonstrators.
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@ 4:20 in-a brief few minutes attempt to get below the surface of the actual words & perception of today’s Draghi statement