Monthly Archives: February 2015

Cracks Starting to Appear in Public Pensions’ Armor

Cracks Starting to Appear in Public Pensions’ Armor By MARY WILLIAMS WALSHFEB. 25, 2015 Photo Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, left, on Tuesday after he proposed freezing his state’s public pension plans and moving workers into new ones. CreditMel … Continue reading

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US officials question Netanyahu’s judgement

POLITICS US officials question Netanyahu’s judgement Escalation of hostile exchanges between traditional allies comes six days before Israel PM gives speech to US Congress. 26 Feb 2015 04:24 GMT | Politics, US Kerry advised waiting to hear what Netanyahu had … Continue reading

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al-Qaeda had experimented with biological warfare, trying “isolate “”… the pathogenic culture of the pneumonic plague” – with disastrous consequences.

Cables reveal S Africa at odds with allies on al-Qaeda Flood of missives from foreign agencies warn of al-Qaeda peril to country, but its own spies see little direct threat. Rahul Radhakrishnan, Will Jordan | 25 Feb 2015 19:49 GMT … Continue reading

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The German government sold five-year notes at a negative yield for the first time in its history on Wednesday.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/business/dealbook/germany-sells-five-year-debt-at-a-negative-yield-for-the-first-time.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimesworld BERLIN — The German government sold five-year notes at a negative yield for the first time in its history on Wednesday. The milestone comes as the European Central Bank prepares to begin a bond-buying program, known asquantitative easing, in … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Has His Own Brian Williams Problem

Bill O’Reilly Has His Own Brian Williams Problem The Fox News host has said he was in a “war zone” that apparently no American correspondent reached. —By David Corn and Daniel Schulman | Thu Feb. 19, 2015 5:26 PM EST … Continue reading

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Dogs in Heaven? Pope Francis Leaves Pearly Gates Open

991 COMMENTS EUROPE Dogs in Heaven? Pope Francis Leaves Pearly Gates Open By RICK GLADSTONEDEC. 11, 2014 Pope Francis has given hope to gays, unmarried couples and advocates of the Big Bang theory. Now, he has endeared himself to dog lovers, animal … Continue reading

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The panel also dropped a longstanding recommendation that Americans restrict their intake of dietary cholesterol from foods like eggs and shrimp — a belated acknowledgment of decades of research showing that dietary cholesterol has little or no effect on the blood cholesterol levels of most people.

SEARCH FOOD Nutrition Panel Calls for Less Sugar and Eases Cholesterol and Fat Restrictions By ANAHAD O’CONNOR FEBRUARY 19, 2015 2:47 PM February 19, 2015 2:47 pm 349 Comments Photo CreditAndrew Scrivani for The New York Times and Barton Silverman/The … Continue reading

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