Steve November 29, 2021

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is urging people to “test much more” after six cases of the new Omicron variant of Covid were identified in Scotland. Some of those affected have no travel history and are thought to have caught the virus in the community. Ms Sturgeon asked people to “test before you go” with LFDs […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Two thousand and twenty-one might not seem the obvious year – or century – to give the world a new mouse driver for Windows 3.1, but a developer named Calvin Buckley has written one nonetheless. His motivation apparently is to ensure rapid and reliable rodent operations when Microsoft’s venerable OS runs as a virtual machine. […]

Steve November 29, 2021

I haven’t seen the movie Top Gun, and I won’t bother seeing the much anticipated sequel, Top Gun: Maverick. Why should I? If I wanted to see a movie produced by the Pentagon or the CIA, I would just watch Animal Farm. Seriously. In perhaps the most ironic moment in the history of literature, the […]

Steve November 29, 2021

America always has had political leaders who appeared to fear, even hate, peace. Teddy Roosevelt was one. However, at least Roosevelt got his hands dirty. Today the most fervent warmongers, unlike Roosevelt, typically never go near a battlefield. However, they remain busy. The bipartisan War Party is pushing for confrontation and possible war with Iran, […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Mark Esper says the department ‘arbitrarily’ redacted the manuscript, which details his time in the Donald Trump administration. Former Pentagon chief Mark Esper has accused the Department of Defense of needlessly censoring his “unvarnished and candid memoir” detailing his time in the administration of former President Donald Trump, according to a new lawsuit. Esper’s memoir, […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Irregularities reported in the parliamentary vote after the election commission’s website appeared to suffer technical problems. Opposition parties in Kyrgyzstan are crying foul after an automated count bedevilled by technical issues showed them losing in a parliamentary election. Dozens of supporters of four opposition parties gathered outside the offices of the Central Election Commission (CEC) […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Both sides have repeatedly questioned each other’s commitment heading into the highly consequential talks. Tehran, Iran – Iran and the world powers party to its 2015 nuclear deal have begun long-awaited talks in Vienna to restore the pact, which the United States abandoned three years ago. Representatives of Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia, and the […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Violent crime is up. Data from the FBI found that the murder rate increased nearly 30 percent in 2020. And homicides continue to rise in 2021 as well, if not by quite as much. Americans have noticed. A Gallup poll released in November 2020 found that 78 percent of Americans thought that the national crime […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper sued the Pentagon on Sunday, claiming the agency has improperly blocked parts of his upcoming memoir chronicling what he calls the “tumultuous second half of the Trump administration.” Esper filed suit in Federal District Court in Washington D.C., claiming the Department of Defense had “arbitrarily redacted” parts of the memoir […]

Steve November 29, 2021

Matthew McConaughey revealed Sunday that he’s decided against a run for Texas governor. “As a simple kid born in the little town of Uvalde, Texas, it never occurred to me that I would one day be considered for political leadership,” the actor said in a 3-minute video posted on his social media pages. “It’s a […]

Steve November 29, 2021

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Steve November 29, 2021

This story was reported and written as a partnership between The Texas Tribune and NBC News. MIDLOTHIAN, Texas — After last winter’s freeze hamstrung the flow of electricity to millions of customers from one big Texas utility, the company’s CEO, Curt Morgan, said he’d never seen anything like it in his 40 years in the energy […]

Steve November 29, 2021

LONDON — The global risk of the new omicron variant is “very high,” the World Health Organization said Monday, as more countries reported cases of the variant that has sparked worldwide concern that there is more pandemic suffering ahead. As cases of the variant are confirmed around the world, an increasing number of nations are […]