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Buzz off! Bees swarm Times Square hot-dog stand

Buzz off! Bees swarm Times Square hot-dog stand

NEW YORK (AP) — A swarm of bees had caused a brief commotion in Times Square in New York City after they made their home atop a hot dog stand. It happened at 43rd Street and Broadway at about 2 p.m. Tuesday. The New York Police Department’s bee keepers unit responded to the scene and safely removed the bees. WABC-TV […]

We don’t take cyber threats seriously — here’s why that needs to change.

We don’t take cyber threats seriously — here’s why that needs to change.

We don’t take cyber threats seriously — here’s why that needs to change. In terms of existential risk, how would you consider the coming technological singularity? What about the future of automated drone combat? Or the possibility of nuclear annihilation? Or biological weapons? Now what about a foreign cyberattack? If you’re like most people, the latter seems to be the […]

Ariana Grande will perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Ariana Grande will perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande will be among the performers who will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at her funeral Friday. Grande will be among entertainers Steve Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Faith Hill, Shirley Caesar, Chaka Khan and more. Franklin’s rep, Gwendolyn Quinn, says Franklin met Grande when the two performed at the White House in 2014 for then […]

Terrapins prepare for Texas after offseason scandals

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, August 28, 2018 COLLEGE PARK — Like their fellow college athletes around the country, the Maryland Terrapins are excited to kick off the college season Saturday, interim coach Matt Canada said. Unlike other programs around the country, however, the Terrapins will be balancing the long-anticipated action on the field with remembering the tragic death […]

Inside the Beltway: Liberals are hard-wired to protest says Gallup poll

By – The Washington Times – Sunday, August 26, 2018 Vigorous protest marches were the norm during the 1960s. These days, the compunction to get out on the street and make a big noise over select issues is almost as prevalent among certain groups — mainly Democrats, liberals, the educated elite and women. “A little over a third of Americans, […]

Inside the Beltway: Red wave: The political peril of irking Trump voters

Inside the Beltway: Red wave: The political peril of irking Trump voters

By – The Washington Times – Monday, August 27, 2018 Establishment Democrats don’t like to bandy about the “I-word.” They caution that talk of impeaching President will rile up ’s very loyal supporters — who will flock to the polls on Nov. 6 and launch a red wave to be reckoned with. Curbing impeachment chatter could prove a challenge for […]

North Carolina gerrymandering illegal, federal court rules

By – The Washington Times – Monday, August 27, 2018 A federal court ruled against North Carolina again Monday over its partisan gerrymandering, setting the issue up for a possible second review or the prospect of drawing up a new map in the weeks before the November midterms. The took up a partisan gerrymandering case last term from Wisconsin, but […]