Steve Mullis

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U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first U.N. treaty to regulate the estimated $60 billion global arms trade on Tuesday.

The goal of the Arms Trade Treaty, which the U.N. has sought for over a decade, according to The Associated Press, is to keep illicit weapons ...


Clerical Error Led To Early Release Of Suspect In Colorado Slaying

Monday, April 01, 2013

Officials said Monday that a clerical error allowed the man suspected of killing Colorado's prisons chief to be released from custody about four years too early, the Associated Press is reporting.

Evan Spencer Ebel, a 28-year-old inmate serving an eight-year sentence for a previous crime, pleaded guilty to assaulting ...


Hard Times At Apple: Apology To China Comes As Stock Slides

Monday, April 01, 2013

In an unusual move on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese customers over the company's warranty policy and vowed to improve customer service in the country.

As the New York Times reports, Apple's apology was the latest in a series of odd spectacles unfolding in China ...


Judge's Ruling Makes Stockton, Calif., Most Populous City To Enter Bankruptcy

Monday, April 01, 2013

Stockton, Calif., is now the most populous city in the U.S. to enter bankruptcy, after a decision by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein on Monday.

Bloomberg News reports that Judge Klein said the city negotiated in good faith with its creditors, and that the creditors did not.



Arizona Rep: Gay Son Hasn't Changed View On Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, April 01, 2013

In a weekend interview, Rep. Matt Salmon, a Republican of Arizona, told a local news station that his openly gay son has not changed his position on same-sex marriage.

As you might recall, it was big news when another Republican, Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, said his son's homosexuality inspired ...


Electric Car Maker Tesla Will See First Quarterly Profit

Monday, April 01, 2013

Tesla Motors, the car company on a mission to change the auto industry, announced late Sunday that it's finally turning a profit this quarter.

The company said it will deliver 4,750 of its flagship Model S, its much-lauded four-door, luxury sports sedan. That amount exceeds its earlier estimates ...


After Injury Sidelines Key Player, Top-Seeded Louisville Moves On To Final Four

Sunday, March 31, 2013

The stage is set and the Final Four are headed to Atlanta.

After the weekend's regional finals, Michigan will face Syracuse and underdog Wichita St. will face Louisville to find out who is going to the big game to decide the national championship.

Louisville vs. Duke

Overcoming a ...


Two Of Four: Syracuse, Wichita State Headed To Atlanta

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Syracuse and Wichita State won their games on Saturday to become the first two teams to make it to the Final Four this season, one step closer to the NCAA men's basketball title.

In the first game of the day, No. 4-seeded Syracuse dominated No. 3 Marquette 55-39 in ...


After Yahoo Acquires Summly, Is Buying Math The Next Tech Bubble?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The news of Yahoo's purchase of Summly, the news-summarizing app created by 17-year-old British wunderkind Nick D'Aloisio, rippled through the news world on Tuesday.

The acquisition, while notable for going to an entrepreneur so young, is hardly the largest or most surprising. The app had millions of ...


For Some, Resistance To Google Glass Is Not Futile

Monday, March 25, 2013

The time of Google Glass is almost upon us. The tech giant's much touted wearable computer is almost certain to usher in a new era of social and computer interaction, as well as a huge wave of first-person cat videos.

It sounds amazing, and almost too science fiction to ...


Cyprus Secures Outline Of Bailout With European Officials

Sunday, March 24, 2013

The cash-strapped island nation of Cyprus has secured a rescue package following negotiations that stretched into the early morning hours of Monday, in order to save the country's banking system from collapse.

Cyprus was in need of $13 billion (10 billion euro) bailout in order to revive its ailing ...


Joe Weider, Fitness Icon And Mr. Olympia Creator, Dies At 93

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Joe Weider, a legendary figure in the world of bodybuilding whose name became synonymous with the sport, died Saturday at the age of 93.

Weider's publicist, Charlotte Parker, told The Associated Press that the bodybuilder, publisher and promoter died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles' San Fernando ...


CEO Of Electronic Arts, World's Third-Largest Gaming Company, Resigns

Monday, March 18, 2013

Electronic Arts, the world's third-largest video game company, announced Monday that CEO John Riccitiello would be stepping down.

Riccitiello, whose rocky six-year tenure saw a 60 percent drop in EA's stock price, according to the Wall Street Journal, said in his resignation letter that he leaves feeling ...


Dad's 'Donkey Kong' Hack Recasts Female As Hero For Daughter

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The world of video games has a long history of damsels in distress. It's the go-to framework for endless heroic adventures where fabulous male heroes journey to save [insert female captured by villain here].

One of the earliest of these is the classic tale of a plucky, mustachioed plumber ...


Report: Accused Man In India Rape Case Commits Suicide In Jail

Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Associated Press is reporting that police officials say that the main suspect in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a New Delhi bus committed suicide in jail on Monday.

"Ram Singh, who is accused of driving the bus on which a 23-year-old ...


Venezuela Sets Date To Elect Chavez's Successor

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Venezuela's elections commission announced Saturday that voters will go to the polls on April 14 to choose a successor to President Hugo Chavez, who died this week after a battle with cancer.

The nation's constitution mandated that an election be called within 30 days of Chavez's death on March ...


Obama To Nominate Sylvia Burwell Of Walmart Foundation As Budget Chief

Sunday, March 03, 2013

On Monday, President Obama will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, currently head of the Walmart Foundation, as his next budget director, a White House official said.

If confirmed by the Senate, Burwell would take over the Office of Management and Budget during a time of intense budget debates between the administration ...


North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The launch, which defies warnings from both the U.N. and the U.S., comes just days before the presidential election in South Korea. There was no immediate word if Wednesday's launch w...


Obama Recognizes Rebels As 'Legitimate Representative' Of Syrian People

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The announcement, which was made on ABC, grants new legitimacy to the rebel coalition and marks a new phase in U.S. efforts against the Assad regime. Britain, France, Turkey and sever...


After 126 Years, 'The Sporting News' Stops The Presses

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

After 126 years, The Sporting News, the wise old man of sports journalism, will cease publishing as of Jan. 1, 2013. The longtime sports newspaper will continue as a digital-only brand.