President wants more wiretapping authority
2998 flags to up to commemorate 9/11
Irish customers to get 20% increase in electric rates
That's going to hurt
EU rules tell British workers when they have to take breaks
The European Union: Quashing individual initiative in the name of a glorious (but wholly imaginary) technocratic future
NATO short on just about everything it needs in Afghanistan
One of the worst things to do to a fighting force is to leave them with inadequate supplies. For instance, many US troops in Iraq don't have fire-retardant clothing. Given the number of car-bombings, IED incidents, and other fire-related attacks in use, that's inexcusable on the part of the civilian leadership. With many troops going in for second and third tours, this is ridiculously late in the game for them not to have comfortable but life-saving clothing.
EA signs deal to put live ads into video games
Program tests websites for malware before user can click through
Certainly fallible, it's still a decent concept. Even better, though, is for people to think about what they're doing online and to use an alternative browser
Major impediment to WTC reconstruction: Getting that much concrete to Manhattan
Just getting 12,000 construction workers into and out of downtown New York will be a massive undertaking
Suspicions confirmed: Terrorists want to strike at Heathrow
President Bush confirms a long-standing suspicion that terrorists have wanted to hit Europe's biggest airport for some time now. Discussions about the best way to conduct air security in Europe are still leaving people unsettled.
Huge wildfire covers 191,000 acres of Montana