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President Can Order Pre-Emptive Cyber Attack
2013-02-04 14:17:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A secret legal review of America´s growing arsenal of cyber weapons has determined President Obama has broad powers to order a pre-emptive strike if given “credible evidence” of an impending digital attack, The New York Times reported over the weekend, citing unnamed officials involved in the review. The findings of the review will help shape new rules for how the US military and intelligence agencies can defend...

2013-02-01 23:01:15

Film Screening of Soul Masters to benefit the Rosendale Theatre Capital Campaign Fund. Kingston, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 WHO:     Master Elaine Ward, a Divine Channel and Worldwide Representative of Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha WHAT:     Film Screening of “Soul Masters: Dr. Guo & Dr. Sha,” Q&A, Divine Healing Hands blessings, & Free Raffle Drawings WHERE:     Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main Street,...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'