Politics

Iran’s Khamenei objects to letter from GOP senators

Ed AdamczykTEHRAN, March 12 (UPI) — Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, criticized a letter sent by Republican senators suggesting limitations to the value of a nuclear arms agreement. Top News – UPI.com

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber resigns amid controversy

Danielle HaynesSALEM, Ore., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation Friday amid allegations involving his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes. Top News – UPI.com

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Internet guru Vint Cerf: Beware of “digital Dark Age”

Amy R. ConnollySAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Internet pioneer Vint Cerf warned action must be taken to preserve data and the hardware that runs current programs or it will be lost to future generations. Top News – UPI.com

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Obama: Cyber-security a prime challenge

Ed AdamczykPALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) — President Barack Obama called cyber security a key challenge the United States faces in a Stanford University address Friday. Top News – UPI.com

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China launches controls on dating websites

Ed AdamczykBEIJING, Feb. 13 (UPI) — The latest on China’s list of allegedly corrupt practices in need of a crackdown is online dating. Top News – UPI.com

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Pennsylvania governor puts moratorium on death penalty

Danielle HaynesHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf placed a moratorium on executions in the state Friday pending the results of a report on the death penalty. Top News – UPI.com

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Argentine prosecutor asks for investigation into President Kirchner

Danielle HaynesBUENOS AIRES, Feb. 13 (UPI) — An Argentine prosecutor filed a request for a judge to investigate President Kirchner on allegations she helped cover up the bombing of a Jewish center. Top News – UPI.com

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Newtown final report details rampage, urges changes

Doug G. WareHARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 13 (UPI) — The panel tasked with investigating the 2012 rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary has completed a draft of its final report, and will present it next month. Top News – UPI.com

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