Microsoft Sues Government Over Secret Data Requests

  Friday April 15, 2016 –  Microsoft has sued the U.S. government in an attempt to strike down a law allowing judges to gag tech companies when law enforcement agencies want access to their users’ data. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, argues that a section of the Electronic Communications Privacy ...

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What Happened To The 276 School Girls Boko Haram Kidnapped Two Years Ago?

  Friday April 15, 2016 – NAIROBI — Two years ago Thursday, just before midnight on a sweltering night in a town in northeastern Nigeria, men carrying AK-47s stormed into the Chibok Government Secondary School. What happened next would bring global attention to the Islamist group Boko Haram, which had been haunting Nigeria for years. It would unite activists around the world, including ...

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Did Flea Nail The National Anthem, or Butcher It at Last Nights Laker Game

  Thursday April 14, 2016 –  Flea played the national anthem at Kobe Bryant’s final game as a Los Angeles Laker, and many people wish he hadn’t. The bass player for the Red Hot Chili Peppers plugged is axe in and did a Jimi Hendrix-y version of the Star Spangled Banner, complete with distortion and flashy fretwork. Flea, a Lakers superfan for ...

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Deadly 6.5 Earthquake Hits Japan, Homes Destroyed

  Friday April 15, 2016 – TOKYO— At least two people were killed and 45 injured by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that knocked down houses and buckled roads in southern Japan on Thursday night. Both victims are from the hardest-hit town of Mashiki, about 9 miles east of Kumamoto city on the island of Kyushu, said Kumamoto prefecture disaster management official Takayuki ...

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Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager Will Not Be Prosecuted

  Thursday April 14, 2016 – Palm Beach County Florida State Attorney David Aronberg will not prosecute Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, Aronberg announced Thursday. “As state attorney I have made the decision that this office will not be filing charges against Corey Lewandowski for battery,” Aronberg said at a news conference. A former reporter for Breitbart, Michelle Fields, sought ...

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‘Fight For $15; McDonald’s Workers Target Chain For Higher Wages

  Thursday April 14, 2016 – NEW YORK — Protesters calling for pay of $15 an hour and a union will be at McDonald’s restaurants around the country and overseas Thursday as part of an ongoing push targeting the world’s biggest hamburger chain. The “Fight for $15” campaign says low-wage workers including airport workers, adjunct professors and home care workers plan ...

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Battle in Brooklyn – Tonight’s Democrat Debate

  Thursday April 14, 2016 – On Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off in their first debate in over a month ahead of New York’s critical primary on Tuesday. CNN and NY1 News will co-host the debate, which begins at 9 p.m. ET, from the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The outcome of New York’s ...

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