Labour Leadership Benefit Bashing Battle

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Burnham and the other failed politicians trying to look UKIP to win Labour Leadership
Labour Leadership Benefit Bashing Battle
by WikiGuido

Mere weeks after running an election campaign on “hated” benefit cuts, Labour are falling over themselves trying to out-tough eachother on welfare. Andy Burnham continues his rebranding as a centrist by saying people on benefits should not have “an easy ride”:

“some people say that Labour want to be soft on people who want something for nothing. We’ve got to be honest about that.”

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UN Warns Theresa May Over Snapchat

Home Secretary Theresa May

UN Warns Theresa May Over Snapchat
by technoguido

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A United Nations report has resolutely backed the right for people to use encrypted communications program such as sexting apps WhatsApp and Snapchat. The report published yesterday warns governments against forcing software companies to install ‘backdoors’ in their products. Both Obama and Digital Dave are keen to do exactly that…

“States should not restrict encryption and anonymity, which facilitate and often enable the rights to freedom of opinion and expression. Blanket prohibitions fail to be necessary and proportionate. States should avoid all measures that weaken the security that individuals may enjoy online, such as backdoors, weak encryption standards and key escrows.”

Even a stopped clock…
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Delivering modern training to Canada’s Griffon aircrews

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Canadian Forces Base Gagetown’s CH-146 Griffon full-motion flight simulator to receive updates

May 29, 2015

Gagetown, New Brunswick — Canada’s airmen and airwomen operating the CH-146 Griffon will soon have access to modernized training, thanks to major updates to be performed by CAE to the Griffon full-motion flight simulator, located at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown.

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U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $46 Million for USS Montpelier Maintenance and Modernization

USS Minnesota (SSN-783) departs Norfolk in January 2014

GROTON, Conn., May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $46.4 million contract for planning efforts in support of maintenance and modernization work on USS Montpelier, a Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

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NTSB: Shell ultimately responsible in Kulluk grounding; Mississippi Governor signs Shipyard of the Future bond bill


NTSB: Shell ultimately responsible in Kulluk grounding
May 29, 2015—Owned by Shell Offshore, Inc., and operated by Noble Drilling, the Kulluk grounded in heavy weather near Ocean Bay on the eastern coast of Sitkalidak Island off Kodiak Island, Alaska on December 31, 2012. At the time of the grounding the Kulluk was under tow by the ice-class anchor-handling tow supply vessel Aiviq, owned by Edison Chouest Offshore group member Offshore Service Vessels.

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Oman Sail GC32 Sultanate of Oman takes centre stage in Austria with awe-inspiring teamwork

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Oman Sail’s GC32 Sultanate of Oman, supported by the Ministry of Tourism of Oman and EFG Bank Monaco, took centre stage on Lake Traunsee in Austria today with another show of awe-inspiring teamwork that puts them at the top of the leaderboard halfway through the inaugural Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour.

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