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US weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes

WASHINGTON: Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, US government regulators said on Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others. Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said in a statement on Thursday that the commission was proposing greater in-flight access to ...

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US weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes

WASHINGTON: Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, US government regulators said on Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others. Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said in a statement on Thursday that the commission was proposing greater in-flight access to ...

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CAR Leader Says Kony Ready to Surrender

VOA News The president of the Central African Republic says he is in contact with fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony, and that Kony wants to surrender. A spokesman for President Michel Djotodia says Djotodia has held a phone conversation with Kony, and that…

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CAR Leader Says Kony Ready to Surrender

VOA News The president of the Central African Republic says he is in contact with fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony, and that Kony wants to surrender. A spokesman for President Michel Djotodia says Djotodia has held a phone conversation with Kony, and that…

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In Wake Of Berlusconi Trial, Court Releases Salacious Bunga Bunga Details

MILAN (AP) — The Milan court that convicted Silvio Berlusconi of paying an underage prostitute for sex at his infamous Bunga Bunga parties said Thursday in remarkably raunchy detail that proof of intercourse wasn’t necessary to find him guilty. The court, in a 326-page document supporting the June 24 conviction, seven-year jail sentence and life-time political ban, said all it ...

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In Wake Of Berlusconi Trial, Court Releases Salacious Bunga Bunga Details

MILAN (AP) — The Milan court that convicted Silvio Berlusconi of paying an underage prostitute for sex at his infamous Bunga Bunga parties said Thursday in remarkably raunchy detail that proof of intercourse wasn’t necessary to find him guilty. The court, in a 326-page document supporting the June 24 conviction, seven-year jail sentence and life-time political ban, said all it ...

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Eating nuts tied to reduced death rate

People who eat a daily handful of nuts are 20 per cent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than those who didn’t consume nuts, according to the largest study of its kind. Scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Harvard School of Public…

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Eating nuts tied to reduced death rate

People who eat a daily handful of nuts are 20 per cent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than those who didn’t consume nuts, according to the largest study of its kind. Scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Harvard School of Public…

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