Monthly Archives: January 2013

Armenian presidential candidate shot

The Associated Press examines what took place on Thursday night. Ara Minasian, the chief doctor of the Yerevan Clinical Hospital, said Paruir Airikian was shot by an unidentified gunman in the Armenian capital just before midnight Thursday. He said Airikian … Continue reading

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New York Times details claims that China hacked its computer systems (UPDATED)

1st UPDATE: 6:19 p.m. EST: The New York Times used its YouTube channel to further develop its story about China hacking its computer systems. ORIGINAL POST: Here is the paper’s full report on its claims that China repeatedly hacked its … Continue reading

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Adios, A-Rod?

The New York Daily News reports Alex Rodriguez may never wear the New York Yankees uniform again. According to numerous baseball sources, the hip surgery Rodriguez is now recovering from will likely derail his playing career, leaving him in such … Continue reading

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Beitar Pure Forever?

The Los Angeles Times examines the decision by an Israeli professional soccer team to bring in two Muslim players and how a group of fans are reacting to it. The two new players, Zaur Sadayev and Gabriel Kadiev from the … Continue reading

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The law makes it right, right?

Person A walks into a bar wearing a “You Ain’t Taking My Gun!” t-shirt, a pair of blue jeans, a John Deere cap and a pair of cowboy boots. Person A walks up to the bartender and orders a beer. … Continue reading

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New York Times: China hacked us

The New York Times sent the following news alert at 9:30 p.m. EST: For the last four months, Chinese hackers have persistently attacked The New York Times, infiltrating its computer systems and getting passwords for its reporters and other employees. … Continue reading

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Did Israel attack Syria overnight?

Reuters reports there is evidence to suggest such an action happened. Israeli forces attacked a convoy on the Syrian-Lebanese border overnight, a Western diplomat and regional security sources said on Wednesday, as concern has grown in the Jewish state over … Continue reading

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