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Cardinals elect first pope from Latin America – CNN

Cardinals elect first pope from Latin America – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Newly elected Pope Francis I speaks to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on Wednesday, March 13. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the first pontiff from Latin America […]

Google Ordered To Teach America How To Put Passwords On Wi-Fi Networks – Forbes

Google Ordered To Teach America How To Put Passwords On Wi-Fi Networks – Forbes

Wi-Spy Google Engineer Outed As ‘Hacker’ ‘God’ Marius Milner Kashmir Hill Forbes Staff 10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Kashmir Hill Forbes Staff Google will teach America about the beauty of encrypted Wi-Fi networks.   Google is still dealing with the fall-out from its “Wi-Spy” debacle (in which the […]

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> Just when you thought North Korean propaganda videos had hit their batty peak, they drop this one on us. “How Americans Live Today” is a Korean-language video that purports to show what life is really like in the bleak, impoverished United States, where there are no […]

Corporate America Has The Fuel To Keep Stocks Flying – Forbes

Corporate America Has The Fuel To Keep Stocks Flying – Forbes

Dow Hits Record As Rally Keeps Rolling Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff Easy Money Is Made, Dig Deeper For Housing Bets Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff With All Eyes On Apple’s Cash Hoard, Others Share The Wealth Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff Corporate America is usually sluggish coming out of a recession. Not this time though, and a […]

America, You Must Not Look Away (How to Finish Off the NRA) – Huffington Post

The year was 1955. Emmett Till was a young African-American boy from Chicago visiting relatives in Mississippi. One day Emmett was seen “flirting” with a white woman in town, and for that he was mutilated and murdered at the age of fourteen. He was found with part of a cotton gin tied around his neck […]

Indianapolis Airport Named Best In North America – NPR

The Indianapolis International Airport was named the “Best Airport in North America” by the Airports Council International. The annual Airport Service Quality awards are determined by year-round passenger satisfaction surveys. Other winners include Cape Town International Airport – deemed Best in Africa. In the Middle East, Abu Dhabi won the top honor. Indianapolis Airport Named […]

Anlaysis: Mexico telecoms reform pits America Movil vs. Televisa – Fox Business

MEXICO CITY –  Mexico’s ambitious bid to overhaul its phone and television markets threatens to eat into revenue of the major players, telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim and TV mogul Emilio Azcarraga, and may force the two to seek new business on each other’s turf. A new bill aims to stir up competition in the telecoms […]

America’s Cup to cost S.F. millions less – San Francisco Chronicle

Fewer teams, fewer spectators and fewer super yachts mean the America’s Cup regatta is no longer expected to generate more than $1 billion for the Bay Area’s economy, according to a new report, but it also means it will cost substantially less to host sailing’s most storied event. The upshot is that the Bay Area […]

How to Fix America’s Wealth Inequality: Teach Americans to Be Cheap – The Atlantic

How to Fix America’s Wealth Inequality: Teach Americans to Be Cheap – The Atlantic

Today, wealth equality is closely tied to income equality. But in the long run, it’s all about thrift, frugality, and saving — in other words, teaching a consumer nation a lesson in cheapness. There’s a video making the rounds, showing America’s staggering wealth inequality. As the sheer magnitude of the disparity unfolds behind the narrator’s […]

Could the next pope come from Latin America? – Aljazeera.com

Pope Benedict XVI recently resigned as Pope on February 28. After completing nearly eight years at the head of the Catholic Church, he was the first pope to resign in 600 years. The College of Cardinals will meet in the Vatican on Tuesday to vote on his successor. Latin America is home to the […]