Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terror offences – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA former Guantanamo Bay detainee who received an estimated £1 million compensation from the government has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Moazzam Begg is charged with providing instruction … Read More

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Indians should dump Chief Wahoo – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comFor the first time it its history, Cleveland’s leading newspaper is calling on the hometown Indians to dump their controversial Chief Wahoo logo. “One day, the Indians will say goodbye … Read More

Panel OKs funding help for Glendale Super Bowl costs – Arizona Daily Star

Panel OKs funding help for Glendale Super Bowl costsArizona Daily StarPHOENIX — A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with … Read More

Telangana bill cleared amid din, mysterious TV blackout of Lok Sabha – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Keen on the 17 seats in the region, a determined Congress managed to secure Lok Sabha’s nod for the creation of Telangana amid din raised by … Read More

Kickstater Hacked, Account Data Stolen – The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserverThe crowd funding service Kickstarter alerted users over the weekend that it had been targeted by hackers who managed to gain access to their servers and make off … Read More

Kickstarter reports breach of users’ data – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleKickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said hackers had gained access to some of its users’ data. … Read More

Arvind Kejriwal calls Narendra Modi face of communal politics – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Focusing sharply on the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized Modi by calling him the face of … Read More

Crowd-Funding Site Kickstarter Says Customer Data Accessed in Hack – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCrowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers accessed some of its customers’ data in a computer attack earlier this week. The company, which has set up an exchange where people … Read More

Crowd-funding site Kickstarter hacked; CEO urges passwords changes – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Kickstarter, a popular crowd-funding site, urged users to change their passwords Saturday after announcing that it had been hacked. Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler said in a blog post … Read More

Online petition will fight Glendale’s request for state Super Bowl funding – Arizona Republic

Online petition will fight Glendale’s request for state Super Bowl fundingArizona Republic2016 National Championship Game: The Fiesta Bowl will host the college football championship at the University of Phoenix Stadium … Read More

Foursquare Gets $15M And Licensing Deal From Microsoft To Power Location … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchToday, Foursquare is announcing that it has received $15 million in funding as a result of a partnership with Microsoft. The deal will see Foursquare contributing to the Bing platform’s … Read More

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed him – Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed himHunterdon County Democrat – NJ.comTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie helped channel $6 million in federal Hurricane Sandy recovery … Read More

Khordorkovsky associate Platon Lebedev to be released – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia’s Supreme Court has ordered the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005. Platon and Khodorkovsky were convicted … Read More

Fashion Project: $4M in funding raised, 150+ charities supported so far – Boston Business Journal (blog)

Fashion Project: $4M in funding raised, 150+ charities supported so farBoston Business Journal (blog)Boston-based “re-commerce” site Fashion Project has raised $4 million in funding since its launch in 2011, and … Read More

SoftBank Said to Be in Talks to Acquire T-Mobile – New York Times

New York TimesJapan’s SoftBank is in talks to acquire the American wireless carrier T-Mobile US and is discussing funding with financial institutions, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday. … Read More

UN chief calls on donor nations to ramp up aid to typhoon-battered Philippines – ABC Online

ABC OnlineUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on donor nations to ramp up aid to the typhoon-battered Philippines as it grapples with a funding shortfall on the long road … Read More

EU Opens Finance Probe Into Spanish Aid to Soccer – ABC News

ABC NewsThe European Union announced a probe Wednesday targeting Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other top Spanish soccer clubs that it says may have received possible illegal state aid. The … Read More

Snapchat snaps up $50 million – USA TODAY

Snapchat snaps up $50 millionUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat has snagged $50 million in funding for its wildly popular photo- and video-based text messaging service. Venice, Calif.-based Snapchat on Wednesday … Read More

Mock funding drive launched to send Bibi to Mandela service – Haaretz

HaaretzMondoweiss, a progressive Jewish website, starts tongue-in-cheek campaign, tells readers ‘desperate times call for desperate measures.’ By Haaretz | Dec. 10, 2013 | 2:52 PM. Tweet. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu … Read More

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion … – TechCrunch

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion …TechCrunchToday, one of the big backers of that fund, Access Industries, is leading a $112 million investment into two of … Read More

Chevron Ecuador: Joseph Kohn Describes Steven Donziger’s Actions As Fraud

On November 4th, Joseph Kohn, the name partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Kohn, Swift & Graf, came to the New York U.S. District Court where the RICO case … Read More

Earthquake Oakland: 3.2 At 1:07 AM Centered In Berkeley, Felt In Oakland, CA

UPDATE: a Facebook Friend reports that there were three earthquakes since the 1:07 AM one. And a visit to the USGS website reveals two more smaller tremors near the spot … Read More

President Obama Press Conference On Government Shutdown: Transcript

President Barack Obama said that he had a chance to speak with House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday morning and said “and I told him what I’ve been saying publicly, that … Read More

President’s Meeting With Congressional Leadership: White House Note

This was sent from The White House at 8:04 PM EST and concerns President Obama’s meeting with Congressional Leadership on the Government Shutdown: Readout of the President’s Meeting with Congressional … Read More

President Obama Statement On Government Shutdown

This statement by President Obama on the antcipated Government Shutdown came from The White House at 6:17 PM EST: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate … Read More

President Obama On College Affordability At Buffalo, NY

This transcript came from The White House Press Office 25 minutes ago: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY State University of New York Buffalo Buffalo, New York 11:23 A.M. … Read More

CPUC Audited By Federal Government To Determine Compliance In Wake Of San Bruno Explosion and Fire

Weeks after City of San Bruno officials raised serious concerns about the ongoing turmoil within the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Administrator of the Pipeline … Read More

Oakland’s CM Pat Kernighan Ignores Info Exonerating Desley Brooks

Oakland Councilmember And Oakland City Council President Pat Kernighan (District 2) continues to hone and refine her new role as Oakland’s version of the The Emperor from Star Wars. Joining … Read More