Britain’s ‘Swiss-style relationship’ with the EU is a fantasy

Brexit has consumed four prime ministers – David Cameron, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, and Liz Truss. Now, if the Sunday Times is to be believed, Rishi Sunak may be considering a “Swiss-style relationship” with the EU as a way of improving trade access. Of course the briefing given to the Sunday Times’s veteran political reporters, … Read more

Ex-MLB pitcher and Ohio mayor Chuck Smith sentenced to 33 months in dark web credit card fraud

A former major league pitcher who later served two terms as the mayor of a Cleveland suburb, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for using stolen credit card information to buy gas. Charles E. Smith, Jr., 52, pleaded guilty in May to purchasing stolen credit card information from the dark web, in order … Read more

US Government Effort to Tap Private Weather Data Moves Along Slowly

The US government’s six-year-old effort to improve its weather forecasting ability by purchasing data from private-sector satellite companies has started to show results, although the process is moving more slowly than anticipated. After a period of testing, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a scientific, service and regulatory arm of the Commerce Department, began purchasing … Read more

US Government Effort to Tap Private Weather Data Moves Along Slowly

The US government’s six-year-old effort to improve its weather forecasting ability by purchasing data from private-sector satellite companies has started to show results, although the process is moving more slowly than anticipated. After a period of testing, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a scientific, service and regulatory arm of the Commerce Department, began purchasing … Read more