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U.S. Hiker Freed After Year In Iranian Jail

U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd, 32, was released on Tuesday after spending more than a year in an Iranian jail. The American woman stated her gratefulness to Iran’s president for granting her freedom as she boarded her flight to the nearby Gulf sultanate of Oman where her mother was awaiting her. Shourd, her fiancé, Shane Bauer… Keep Reading

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10 Covert Russian Spies Arrested in U.S.

While most believed that the Cold War had ended there is still a disturbing fact: Russia continues to send spies to the US. This is brought home by the recent arrest of 10 Russian operatives that had been operating in the US for years according to the formal statement. These arrests come after a multi-year… Keep Reading

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BP Oil CEO May Be Out

BP CEO Tony Hayward may be on the job market soon if the rumors prove to be true. Recent reports, supposedly from an aide of Hayward, state that he will resign his position and name a successor in the coming days. Those close to Hayward say that this is in response to company hints that… Keep Reading

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Senator Robert Byrd Dead at 92

The longest serving Senator in the history of Congress has died at the age of 92. Robert Byrd, a democrat from West Virginia served in Congress since taking office in 1959 and was a staunch defender of the constitution. He was a large part of the group that battled back against former President Bush in… Keep Reading

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Oil Workers Pulled as Alex Gains Strength

Tropical storm Alex is currently building strength and is on track to hit the Gulf coast. Many refining and oil companies are taking proactive measures to keep their people out of harm’s way by evacuating several platforms and getting those people to safety. The concern now is whether this will have an impact on the… Keep Reading

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Windows 7 Top Seller for Microsoft

Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 is now the top selling operating system of all time, even surpassing their Windows 95 and 98 operating systems. This comes as no surprise to most people that are happy with the new system that is an upgrade from the Windows XP version and a skip over the failed… Keep Reading

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BP Hopeful for Mid-August Oil Leak Fix

BP officials released a statement today saying that the efforts to cap the leaking oil well in the gulf are on target to be completed by mid-August. These reports come just one day after the company was forced to remove a cap that was restricting the flow of the oil because of damage caused by… Keep Reading

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Al Gore Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

Al Gore is once again in the news but not for his noteworthy environmental causes or political ambitions.  This time he is being openly accused of sexual assault. According to a Portland Oregon newspaper the former vice president is the center of an investigation about a massage he received while staying in a Portland area… Keep Reading

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FTC and Twitter Settle Security Breach

After more than a year, social network Twitter has reached an agreement with the FTC over the January 2009 breach of security. This has been an ongoing concern for the company as well as the users, many of whom were affected when the breach took place. However, this has done little to dampen the spirits… Keep Reading

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BP Suffers another Setback in Gulf Oil Spill

The drama unfolding in the Gulf where thousands of barrels of oil are leaking in to the ocean has just added another chapter. BP has had to remove the cap that was restricting the flow thus allowing the open oil well to gush oil unchecked. This comes after workers found a problem with the cap… Keep Reading

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