Prime Minister of East Timor Xanana Gusmao, right, wearing a ...
Feb 19th, 2012
(AP) - Prime Minister of East Timor Xanana Gusmao, right, wearing a green WWll commando beret embraces a veteran during a visit to the New South Wales War Memorial in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, Pool) -
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos freaked us all out when he announced on Sunday's 60 Minutes that the online retailer hopes to ship some customers' purchases via drone by 2015, using the unmanned gadgets to cut down delivery time to 30 minutes. NBC, for one, had no qualms over demonstrating use of their own HD video drone during a segment this week.... [Full Article]
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the Iranian nuclear deal would be dead if the U.S. Congress imposes new sanctions, even if they do not take effect for six months, Time Magazine said on Monday. In a transcript of the interview, which was conducted on Saturday and posted online on Monday, Time said it asked Zarif what happens if Congress im... [Full Article]
A French court on Tuesday convicted the ex-managers of firm PIP of fraud and sentenced the company's founder to four years after its faulty breast implants sparked a global health scare. The now-defunct firm, Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), was at the centre of worldwide concern two years ago after it was revealed to have used industrial-grade si... [Full Article]
NABEK, Syria (AP) - Masked gunmen abducted a leading Syrian human rights lawyer and three other prominent activists in a rebel-held Damascus suburb Tuesday in a new sign that al-Qaida linked militants who have joined the fight against President Bashar Assad are trying to silence rivals in the opposition movement. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]