British government plans to strengthen spies' powers to snoop on the Internet are muddled and don't do enough to protect privacy, lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing the country's intelligence agencies said Tuesday.
In the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations about the powerful snooping capabilities of the U. S. National Security Agency and its British counterpart, GCHQ, the legislators said "it is surprising that the protection of people's privacy
The NRC said the plant was operating at full power when a lightning strike caused a momentary surge in the plant's offsite power supply, triggering a shutdown.
The shutdown cooling system is designed to remove heat from the reactor after it is shut down, so it will not undergo a meltdown because of excess heat.
Melting ice, snow prompt temporary snowmobile trail closure
(AP) — Officials have temporarily closed a 2 ½-mile segment of a popular snowmobile trail in Michigan's Upper Peninsula because of flooding caused by melting ice and snow.
The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1TakNOw ) reports that the 1,060-student liberal arts college in Liberty named Elizabeth MacLeod Walls to the post on Monday.
Board of trustees chairman John Gill praised Walls in a statement, saying she had "proven success in many facets of higher education administration."
The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood.
The assessment is dated Jan. 30, just days before Iraq's prime minister awarded an Italian firm a contract to overhaul and maintain the dam.
Authorities have released the name of the worker who was killed last weekend in an accident at landfill in New York's Finger Lakes region.
Police say 55-year-old James Corter of Seneca Falls died Saturday morning in an industrial accident at the Seneca Meadows Landfill in his hometown.