Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
Shell fined nearly $1 million for falsely selling green motor fuel The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a settlement with three companies affiliated with Shell Oil Company to resolve Clean Air Act violations, including selling gasoline and diesel fuel that did not conform to federal standards. The ... 01/20/2015 - 8:46 am | View Link
Happy 2nd birthday… and thanks a million The UK Human Rights Blog ... co-bloggers and campaigners, and I am now regularly invited to speak about human rights to all sorts of audiences, including schools, students, those in Government and NGOs. I am not sure whether any of this brings in extra ... 04/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A $2.5 Million Libel Judgment Brings the Question: Are Bloggers Journalists? That was the headline on a conservative blog following a $2.5 million judgment this month against blogger Crystal Cox in a defamation case tried in federal court in Oregon. It’s a case followed closely in both the blogosphere and in the traditional media ... 12/21/2011 - 7:00 pm | View Link
How to write a letter to a company explaining the weaknesses in internal control.? My question comes from Financial Accounting - ACC557 Communication Activity. BYP8-5. This is what the activity says. "As a new auditor for the CPA firm of Croix, Marais, and Kale, you have been assigned to review the internal controls over mail cash ... 08/2/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
University Sues Former Investment Officer Thomas Kannam for $3 Million The University filed its suit in the Middletown Superior Court on November 24, requesting a hearing which could force Kannam to put aside a $3 million pre-judgment remedy that would be paid to the University if it eventually wins its case. There was no pub ... 12/10/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
The Comfort Zone The whole face of the earth is nothing but ugly sores of suffering. Everywhere we look we see unspeakable pain. But instead of believing God’s explanation and ... 01/26/2015 - 10:37 am | View Website
Congressional Budget Office | Nonpartisan Analysis for the ... CBO provides Congress with nonpartisan analyses for economic and budget decisions and with estimates required for the Congressional budget process. 01/26/2015 - 7:31 am | View Website
Airing the Family Laundry: Libel, Slander and Defamation ... Airing the Family Laundry: Libel, Slander and Defamation of Character (Part One and Two) 01/26/2015 - 1:47 am | View Website
Yahoo! Messenger Blog Feb 20th, 2014; 3; 100 million ways to say I love you with Yahoo Mail. yahoomail: This one goes out to all you lovebirds out there! Introducing Autocompose by Yahoo Mail. 01/25/2015 - 7:06 pm | View Website
Legal News & Entertainment Law Gain insight into breaking legal matters in the entertainment world. From celebrity lawsuits to imposing court decisions, stay up-to-date with The Hollywood Reporter ESQ. 01/25/2015 - 4:29 pm | View Website
The Surface is now a billion-dollar quarterly business for Microsoft.
Microsoft Surface revenue hit $1.1 billion in the December quarter, an increase of 24% year-over-year, driven by growing sales of the Surface Pro 3 and accessories, the company announced in its earnings report on Monday
See also: HoloLens: The hands-on experience
It's a notable milestone for a product line that got off to a rough start.
The only thing better than a beloved hot beverage is its spiked big sister
For a warm and cozy upgrade, add hard liquor and complimentary spices to your favorite ciders, hot chocolates and coffees. If you're looking for a little guidance, these recipes have you covered
See also: The 11 most crucial items to stock up on before a storm
It's cold outside, so forget leaving your apartment and make these drinks instead
Have something to add to this story?
There is nothing more infuriating to an airline passenger than being stuck on the tarmac in travel limbo without leg room or entertainment.
A US Airways flight to New Orleans was delayed for maintenance after boarding, which basically means everyone on the flight was going nowhere fast. So when flight attendant Kari Mann realized that a barbershop quartet was onboard, she asked the group to provide some in-flight entertainment for the cranky passengers
The group, named Port City Sound, broke out into an a capaella, feed-good tune, because it's really hard to be pissed off when a group of elderly gentlemen are singing "Under the Boardwalk." Read more
While 1.6 billion people around the world take the latest and greatest smartphones for granted, many in emerging markets remain tethered to older devices.
That's likely why Facebook quietly rolled out Facebook Lite, a lightweight Android version of the full app, to eight countries last week. It isn't nearly as sleek, but it's not intended to be; on Google Play, Facebook plugs the app as being "efficient with data" and "designed for 3G networks and areas with limited network connectivity."
See also: 20 Things Your Most Annoying Friends Do on Facebook
Case in point, Lite takes up less than 1 MB of space on phones, a fraction of the 27 MB the full app uses.
Time and again, we've seen that Dr. Oz peddles garbage cures . So it's no surprise that the government has gone after the company that makes one of his favorite supplements. Today the FTC announced that the people who promoted green coffee extract on his show are being fined $9 million.