Daily Archive: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

U.N. chief warns border control policies must not discriminate | Reuters

By Ned Parker | UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday emphasized the need for nondiscriminatory border controls, comments widely seen as a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump’s temporary freeze on U.S. entry for all refugees and citizens from seven Muslim nations. “Countries have the right, even the obligation, to responsibly

Encryption for All: Why This American Tradition Must Be Upheld

On August 28, 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison from Paris about the French revolutionaries, relaying an important piece of strategic information: “Mirabeau is their chief.” Except, what he really wrote was “589.510.491.1341.1006.1354.581.738.” Jefferson was writing in code, and not just about the French Revolution. The letter also contained changes to the language of what

Human skull in museum exhibit stuns researchers

A grisly find in a Pittsburgh museum is turning heads. Researchers at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History found a human skull in an exhibit that was moved for restoration. The “Lion Attacking a Dromedary” display shows a man fighting off lions while riding his camel through a North African desert. Investigators originally thought the

Boil water advisory issued for many Pittsburgh neighborhoods

PITTSBURGH — A boil water advisory has been issued for approximately 100,000 Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority customers in two dozen city neighborhoods. According to a PWSA statement, the order is a precautionary measure based on the results of recent disinfection and chlorine testing of water at the Highland Park Reservoir. Below is a list