Tag Archives | space

Pakistan says U.S. drones in its air space will be shot down

December 15, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Pakistan says U.S. drones in its air space will be shot down [Awesome! It’s about time.] 10 Dec 2011 Pakistan will shoot down any U.S. drone that intrudes its air space per new directives, a senior Pakistani official told NBC News on Saturday. According to the new Pakistani defense […]

Iran calls for UN condemnation of U.S. drone aggression

December 9, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Iran calls for UN condemnation of U.S. drone aggression 09 Dec 2011 Iran Thursday called on the United Nations to condemn a U.S. unmanned drone’s violation of its air space and sought “clear and effective measures” to end such “dangerous and unlawful acts” against the country. Mohammad Khazaee, the […]

Iran Says it Shot Down US Spy Drone

Iranian media report that Iran’s armed forces have shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane after it allegedly violated Iranian air space. The reports quote military officials who say the spy drone was not badly damaged and is in the Iranian military’s possession. Iranian media say Iran’s military shot down the U.S. drone in the […]

Occupy Movement Marks Two Months of Protests

Hundreds of Occupy movement protesters are rallying in New York Thursday, as part of a national day of action supported by other demonstrations across the country. In New York’s financial district, the situation intensified as hundreds of anti-capitalist demonstrators pushed back against police and dismantled barriers that police erected around Wall Street. Thursday is the […]

Herman Cain stumbles badly on Libya question

November 15, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Herman Cain stumbles badly on Libya question –Cain said he has ‘all this stuff twirling around in my head.’ [Yup, lots of empty space in his head to accommodate the real estate required for all that ‘stuff to twirl around.’] 14 Nov 2011 Herman Cain struggled to explain his […]

Mapping New York’s hidden gems: how crowdsourcing is taking the city back

Cities are more than concrete and traffic; look a little harder and you can find places to sit, and breathe and escape the world. But sometimes, you have to look really hard. And that’s what The New York World has been doing for the past two weeks, ever since it went on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer […]

White House denies alien contact

8 November 2011 Last updated at 11:05 GMT Astronomers are listening to the cosmos; but no evidence exists yet for alien life The US government has formally denied that it has any knowledge of contact with extraterrestrial life. The announcement came as a response to submissions to the We The People website, which promises to […]