Reports are emerging of a suicide attack on a minibus carrying foreigners near the Afghan capital, Kabul.
At least six people are thought to have died in the bombing, which took place on a busy road leading to the airport, police said.
At least 10 people were killed, including nine foreigners, when a suicide bomber blew himself up alongside a minivan on a busy highway leading to the airport in the Afghan capital, [...]
A business is bussing in inmates from an open prison 21 miles away and paying them only £3 a day to work in its call centre.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) confirmed that dozens of prisoners from Prescoed prison in Monmouthshire, south Wales, had done “work experience” for at least two months at a rate of 40p an hour in the private company’s telephone sales division in Cardiff.
People working in the [...]
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Sacramento International Airport is considering making a security change, and it could mean getting rid of TSA agents.
Long lines and long faces are usually what TSA security checkpoint employees see everyday.
But now the airport may be the third largest airport in the country to replace these government workers with ones from a private company.
“It’s a win-win for everything has no bearing on security procedure or the [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website.
But tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
Despite repeated alerts, the number of [...]
Here’s a chart of ALL government employees:
~22,000,000 Gov’t workers?! I didn’t realise it was that high.
The average Gov’t pay is much higher than the national average (this is known) private employee pay, but let’s use the national average pay of $42,000. $42,000 X 22,000,000 = $924,000,000,000 annually. But that doesn’t include benefits, so we can safely double that to ~$2,000,000,000,000 ($2T). Don’t forget that average salaries for Gov’t are much [...]
Venezuela has brought a new gun law into effect which bans the commercial sale of firearms and ammunition.
Until now, anyone with a gun permit could buy arms from a private company.
Under the new law, only the army, police and certain groups like security companies will be able to buy arms from the state-owned weapons manufacturer and importer.
The ban is the latest attempt by the government to improve security and [...]
(CNN) – China’s Dalian Wanda Group and AMC Entertainment announced Monday a $2.6 billion deal to take over the U.S. theater group, forming the world’s largest cinema chain, according to a new release on the deal.
The move is the latest in a raft of deals between U.S. entertainment companies and Chinese firms, linking the world’s largest theater market with the world’s fastest growing.
“This acquisition will help make Wanda a truly global [...]
NYTimes Reports GoldmanSachs Rushed To Sell Stake In Online Underage Prostitution Company When Reporter Started Asking Questions
THE biggest forum for sex trafficking of under-age girls in the United States appears to be a Web site called Backpage.com.
This emporium for girls and women — some under age or forced into prostitution — is in turn owned by an opaque private company called Village Voice Media. Until now it has been unclear who [...]
January 21, 2012
MEXICO CITY—Honduran President Porfirio Lobo says the United States is sending people to help Honduras battle the violent crime that led to the withdrawal of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers this week.
Lobo says the Americans will work on analyzing the problems.
Lobo told the HRN radio network Thursday that “soon there will be U.S. personnel here … and that will contribute to the tranquility of the Honduran people.”
He did [...]
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Downtown residents and business owners angry that their neighborhood has been occupied for two months by the Wall Street demonstrationstaged a protest of the protest Monday, declaring that City Hall has let it get out of control.
Angry over all-day drumming, people urinating and defecating on the streets and verbal attacks from protesters, organizers rallied at City Hall Monday to send officials a message.
“They go [...]
Shanxi boss and female secretary riding horses to work becomes famous on the internet
Recently, a set of photos and video called “Boss and female secretary ride to work on horses” has become famous on the internet. The man in yellow in the photos is the boss of a private company in Xianyang, and the woman next to him is his secretary. Old He [the boss] [...]
Yeah, the Federal Reserve isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t even a part of the US government, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a private entity with total control over our monetary policy and has never been audited. No corruption to see hereÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ Move along folks!!! Tell me? Why can banks borrow at 0% to .25% and then lend the money back to the US government at 3% to 5% interest while the taxpayer gets the bill for the interest? [...]