Judicial Watch Gets Benghazi Security Contract from State Dept.

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TweetYumThe State Department paid an inexperienced and virtually unknown foreign company $ 794,264 for nearly 50,000 guard hours to protect the U.S. mission in Benghazi, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch. Media outlets have reported an estimated amount of around $ 783,000 to $ 783,284 based on “miscellaneous” federal contract data, but the exact […]

Michigan gets 1st case of swine flu related to fairs

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TweetYumThe first case of the flu virus H3N2, also known as H3N2v, has been detected in Michigan, adding to the national spike in cases. The Michigan case is believed to have been transmitted by an Ingham County fair pig to a Washtenaw County child. The case was mild, and the child didn’t require hospitalization, said […]

Ex-Lincoln, Ala. cop gets 22 years in Louisiana man’s murder; still says he didn’t do it

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TweetYum(AL.COM)   Talladega County Circuit Judge Bo Hollingsworth sentenced former Lincoln Police Sgt. Kevin Wade Jung to 22 years in prison Wednesday afternoon after a jury in September convicted Jung of the 2003 murder of Wayne Earl Ellis of West Monroe, La., the Daily Home newspaper reports. Jung, who did not testify at his trial, […]

Bradley Manning defence gets report on WikiLeaks damage to US interests

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TweetYumShareThis Bradley Manning defence gets report on WikiLeaks damage to US interests 06 Jun 2012 Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of being the source of the biggest leak of state secrets in American history, has won a partial victory in his battle to force the government to disclose vital information that could help his […]

Google Gets Patent for Using Background Noise to Target Ads

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TweetYumGoogle, on Tuesday, was awarded a patent for “advertising based on environmental conditions.” In other words, Google has patented the technique of using environmental factors gathered through a device’s sensors to target ads at users. “When determining what ads to serve to end users, the environmental factors can be used independently or in combination with […]