Archive for August 13th, 2014

Report: NSA planned preset strikes in cyberattacks

August 13, 2014
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The National Security Agency secretly planned a cyberwarfare program that could automatically fire back at cyberattacks from foreign countries without any human involvement, creating the risk of accidentally starting a war, according to a new report based on interviews with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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U.S. considering options for humanitarian aid in Iraq

August 13, 2014
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By Jeff Mason EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama is considering options to help provide humanitarian assistance to stranded Iraqis but has ruled out using American troops for combat, the White House said on Wednesday.
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Wall Street rises, biotech shares lead rally

August 13, 2014
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By Akane Otani NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow returning to positive territory for the year as the market shrugged off weak earnings reports and a slump in retail shares.
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Wall Street rallies broadly, Dow again positive for 2014

August 13, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow returning to positive territory for the year as signs of easing tensions in Ukraine overshadowed weak readings on consumer spending.
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Lauren Bacall: 23 unforgettable moments

August 13, 2014
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Lauren Bacall: 23 unforgettable moments

Actress's second movie with Humphrey Bogart was Howard Hawks's "The Big Sleep" (1946).
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Suspect in Santa Barbara killings confesses

August 13, 2014
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A California man allegedly stabbed to death his parents, his two young sons and the family’s dog at a home in a coastal community before telling police who arrested him it was his “destiny” to kill them, authorities said on Tuesday.
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