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Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Establish Craiova Group for Cooperation

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Establish Craiova Group for Cooperation

The respective Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, Boyko Borisov, Victor Ponta and Aleksandar Vucic, established on Friday a Craiova Group for cooperation. This emerged after the bilateral and trilateral meetings, which were held between government representatives of the three countrie

Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Votes to Elect Party Chair

Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Votes to Elect Party Chair

The left-wing ABV party (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov is holding an internal party vote to elect a leader. Parvanov resigned from the post of ABV Chair in March after MPs from the party backed the taking of new debt of BGN 16 B, according to report

Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Thirty-seven Anton Dimitrov who loves drinking tea in the winter, is currently working at a recyclables collecting unit in Ruse, Pressa Daily reported. It is ex

Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014

Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014

There were 164 Bulgarian villages with no residents as of December 31, 2014, national statistics show. Most of the depopulated places are located in the country's north, with the regions of Veliko Tarnovo (the old capital of Bulgaria) and Gabrovo in the north-central area containing, respectively, 5

Georgia Southern looks to improve through the air

Georgia Southern looks to improve through the air

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern's coaches and players are hoping to achieve higher goals in 2015 by getting better in the air. "We need to be more balanced," Eagles offensive coordinator Doug Ruse said. "Not 50-50 balanced, that's never going to be us. We're always going to be a run-first team. But

FBI ruse violated rights of Vegas hotel guest, US judge says

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his Las Vegas hotel suite to search for evidence of wrongdoing during the World Cup soccer tournament last summer, a federal judge ruled Friday. "The government violate

Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Vegas hotel guest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge says the FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his ...

Bulgarian Population Decreased with 0.6 % in 2014

Bulgarian Population Decreased with 0.6 % in 2014

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were published on Friday, the Bulgarian population decreased with 0.6 % in 2014. The population measured 7 202 198 people at the end of 2014, which represented a decrease with 43 479 people compared to 2013. The Bul

How ISIS created a terrorist art market

How ISIS created a terrorist art market

The ideologically-driven destruction of priceless Iraqi artifacts by Islamic State may be a ruse that actually hides a much more cynical operation, in which fakes are smashed to pieces while real treasures are smuggled out of the country and sold on the black market to fund the terrorist army.  

The Kidnapping of Richard Engel: Why the US Media Ran With the Wrong Story

NBC Correspondent Richard Engel has revised his account of his kidnapping in Syria in 2012, now saying the abduction was carried out by none other than those "moderate Syrian rebels" for which the US was debating support. They convinced Engel they were pro-Assad Shiites, and NBC ran with it despite

A crazy lottery ticket scam that allows people to dodge taxes is making a big comeback

A crazy lottery ticket scam that allows people to dodge taxes is making a big comeback

A tax scam as old as the lottery is making a comeback — buying losing tickets from others and using them to offset taxes owed to Uncle Sam. A Business Insider search of Craigslist and Ebay listings found people selling tens of thousands of dollars worth of losing lottery tickets for pennies on

Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann answers fan questions [Video]

With nine games to go, champions Atletico Madrid are nine points off league leaders Barcelona and look to have settled for a Champions League spot. However, that is most likely all a ruse. As they showed in their against-all-odds triumph last season, Atletico are never more dangerous than when they&

It's All Just A Ruse By The 'Southern Press'...

It's All Just A Ruse By The 'Southern Press'...

A varied Tuesday morning Mailbox, with thoughts on the England U21s, a Sterling ruse, Kane realism, Wenger coaching youth and enjoying the charity match...

GSU QB Garrett gets live action in scrimmage

STATESBORO — Monteo Garrett is one of the few quarterbacks who looked forward to getting hit. Garrett, a red-shirt freshman, spent his first year at Georgia Southern working with the scout teams, preparing looks for the Eagles defense. But Saturday during GSU's first scrimmage of the spring, Gar

Earthquake Jolts Romania's Vrancea, Tremor Felt in Bulgaria's Ruse

Earthquake Jolts Romania's Vrancea, Tremor Felt in Bulgaria's Ruse

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's Vrancea region early on Sunday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The tremor, with an epicenter 135 km. north of Romania's capital Bucharest, was also felt on the upper floors of high bu

A Growing Chorus Is Trying To Rewrite The History Of Net Neutrality -- And Blame Absolutely Everythi...

With either an ISP lawsuit or a 2016 party shift the only way to kill our new net neutrality rules, neutrality opponents have some time to kill. As such, they're in desperate need of somewhere to direct their impotent rage at the foul idea of a healthier Internet free from gatekeeper control. Step o

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work.

FTC, Multiple Law Enforcement Partners Announce Crackdown on Deception, Fraud in Auto Sales, Financi...

The Federal Trade Commission and 32 law enforcement partners today announced the results of Operation Ruse Control, a nationwide and cross-border crackdown to protect consumers when purchasing or leasing a car, encompassing 252 enforcement actions. The six new FTC cases include more than $2.6 millio

Carpool Lane Cheat's 'Most Interesting' Ruse

Carpool Lane Cheat's 'Most Interesting' Ruse

A driver's "most interesting" attempt to circumvent laws restricting the use of carpool lanes has failed to fool US police.

Carpool Lane Cheat's 'Most Interesting' Ruse

Carpool Lane Cheat's 'Most Interesting' Ruse

A state trooper and driver share a laugh when the motorist is caught with a cutout of a popular beer ad mascot in his car.

Troopers Catch Driver Using 'Most Interesting Man' Pic In Carpool Lane

Troopers Catch Driver Using 'Most Interesting Man' Pic In Carpool Lane

Washington State Police have issued what may be the "most interesting traffic citation" ever. On Monday, a motorcycle trooper near Fife, Washington, pulled over a driver who was attempting to use the carpool lane by sticking a cardboard cutout in the passenger seat. It wasn't just any face, it

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

FIFE, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work. As KOMO-TV put it (http://is.gd/7cZLaN ), "Troopers don't always stop people in the HOV lanes, but when they do, they prefer 'dos' passengers." A motorcycle trooper parked ...

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

A motorcycle trooper parked along Interstate 5 near Tacoma on Monday afternoon spotted a driver and a rather unusual "passenger" pass by him in the carpool lane. When the trooper stopped the car, he discovered the "passenger" was a cardboard cutout of the actor who portrays "The Most Interesting

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work.

21 Pelicans Found Dead at Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve

21 Pelicans Found Dead at Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve

The bodies of 21 pelicans were found in the Srebarna nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria on Tuesday. The likely causes of the birds' death are disease, poisoning or overpopulation of the colony, private bTV station reports. The reserve has a pelican colony consisting of 65 couples and during t

38-Year-Old Worker Crushed to Death By Heavy Machine in Ruse

A 38-year-old man was crushed to death by a 40-tonne machine in a unit of the former heavy machine production plant in the Danube city of Ruse. The incident happened at the end of the workday on Monday, according to reports of local police, as cited by the Bulgarian National Television. The team o

US judge to decide fate of Vegas FBI ruse gambling case

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal judge is considering the fate of an illegal gambling case against a wealthy Malaysian businessman who says FBI agents violated his rights by posing as Internet repairmen to get into his suite during the FIFA World Cup last summer. U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon ...

Beautiful Code

In his 1889 treatise "The Gospel of Wealth," Andrew Carnegie wrote, "Without wealth, there can be no Maecenas," referring to the patron of ancient Roman poetry. A few weeks ago, the two founders of Ruse Laboratories, a new company that hopes to get people to regard computer code as art, arrived in t

Gotham 'gun shop' appears as ruse to preach anti-firearm message

A "gun shop" that suddenly appeared in the heart of Manhattan last week only to close its doors after just two days was actually an elaborate ruse by a pro-gun control group that sought to lure in potential customers in order to make their anti-firearm case.

Gotham 'gun shop' appears as ruse to preach anti-firearm message

A "gun shop" that suddenly appeared in the heart of Manhattan last week only to close its doors after just two days was actually an elaborate ruse by a pro-gun control group that sought to lure in potential customers in order to make their anti-firearm case.

Bulgaria's North Central Region Proposes Canal Between Ruse, Varna

A proposal for the construction of a sailing canal between the Bulgarian cities of Ruse and Varna was adopted at a sitting of the Regional council for development of the North central region. The meeting was attended by representatives of the districts included in the region – Veliko Tarnovo, Gabro

Young Bulgarian Talent Plays Elton John's Red Grand Piano

The 13 year old pianist from Ruse, Nikolay Dimitrov had the unique opportunity to play Elton John's Red Grand Piano at London's Royal Albert Hall. The talented Bulgarian played Frederic Chopin's legendary Fantasie-Impromptu at the gala of the Grand Prize Virtuoso contest in the UK capital. Dimitro

What Adam Pally Can Say About The 'Happy Endings' Countdown Clock

Last month, the long-dormant Twitter account run by the writers of "Happy Endings" shared a cryptic link that sent fans to a page featuring a countdown clock. "It's almost a new day," reads the site, with time ticking down to April 1, aka April Fools' Day. http://t.co/dxmVVW3DYO— Happy Endings (@

What Adam Pally Can Say About The 'Happy Endings' Countdown Clock

Last month, the long-dormant Twitter account run by the writers of "Happy Endings" shared a cryptic link that sent fans to a page featuring a countdown clock. "It's almost a new day," reads the site, with time ticking down to April 1, aka April Fools' Day. http://t.co/dxmVVW3DYO— Happy Endings (@

What Adam Pally Can Say About The 'Happy Endings' Countdown Clock

Last month, the long-dormant Twitter account run by the writers of "Happy Endings" shared a cryptic link that sent fans to a page featuring a countdown clock. "It's almost a new day," reads the site, with time ticking down to April 1, aka April Fools' Day. http://t.co/dxmVVW3DYO— Happy Endings (@

What Adam Pally Can Say About The 'Happy Endings' Countdown Clock

Last month, the long-dormant Twitter account run by the writers of "Happy Endings" shared a cryptic link that sent fans to a page featuring a countdown clock. "It's almost a new day," reads the site, with time ticking down to April 1, aka April Fools' Day. http://t.co/dxmVVW3DYO— Happy Endings (@

AP - How footballers cheat on pitch to win matches

How footballers cheat on pitch to win matchesCheating is rife in football and players get up to many dirty tricks in their attempts to win a match at any cost.Calls are growing for video technology to be introduced to help referees reach the correct decision, although many methods cunning players

Court Suspends License Withdrawal of Bulgarian Military Plant Dunarit

The Administrative Court Sofia City has suspended the implementation of the license withdrawal of Ruse-based military plant Dunarit. The court announced the decision on Friday without presenting motives, according to reports of Sega daily. The suspension of the implementation of the license withdr

Workers from Bulgarian Arms Factory Dunarit to Block Danube Bridge

Employees of the Ruse-based arms and ammunition manufacturer Dunarit are set to stage a protest on Friday over the government's decision to scrap the plant's license over a "threat to national security."The Danube Bridge, a key thoroughfare connecting Bulgaria and Romania and linking the cities of R

Fake U.S. tax agents target more than 366,000 in huge scam

Fake U.S. tax agents have targeted more than 366,000 Americans with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million and partly involved call centers in India. More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse

Fake IRS agents call more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

WASHINGTON — Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail in the largest scam of its kind in the history of the agency, a federal investigator said Thursday. More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse since 2013, sa

Barry Sonnenfeld Boards The Amazing Randi's 'Project Alpha'

Barry Sonnenfeld will direct a movie adaptation based on James “The Amazing” Randi's “Project Alpha,” the real-life story that appeared in the feature documentary “An Honest Liar.” The documentary by Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom opened a week ago in two theat

Investigator says fake IRS agents demand money from more than 366,000 in nationwide tax scam

WASHINGTON – Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million. More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse since 2013, Timothy Camus, a Treas

Fake TV reporter is now a fugitive in fraud case

A FAKE Sky News reporter who interviewed AFL star Kane Cornes in an elaborate ruse to impress his new lover is on the run over a fraud case.

Bulgarian Arms & Ammo Maker Dunarit Could Export Products via Intermediaries

Bulgarian Ruse-based arms and ammunition manufacturer Dunarit may continue its production activity despite the suspension of its import and export license, according to Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski. Lukarski presented Monday the results of a one-hour meeting with representatives of trade unio

Bulgarian Arms & Ammo Maker Dunarit Could Export Products via Intermediaries - Minister

Bulgarian Ruse-based arms and ammunition manufacturer Dunarit may continue its production activity despite the suspension of its import and export license, according to Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski. Lukarski presented Monday the results of a one-hour meeting with representatives of trade unio

Cricket: India may ban autographs on corruption fears

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Indias cricketers have been asked not to give autographs to fans during matches because of fears they will pass on illegal information to bookmakers, a newspaper report said Monday.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is under pressure to crack down on corruption follow

Trade Union, Economy Minister to Discuss Suspension of License of Arms Maker Dunarit

Trade union representatives at Ruse-based arms and ammunition manufacturer Dunarit will meet with Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski on Monday to discuss the suspension of the license of the company. The license of Dunarit AD Ruse for the import, export, and transfer of arms was terminated for a pe

Trade Union Representatives, Economy Minister to Discuss Suspension of License of Arms Maker Dunarit

Trade union representatives at Ruse-based arms and ammunition manufacturer Dunarit will meet with Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski on Monday to discuss the suspension of the license of the company. The license of Dunarit AD Ruse for the import, export, and transfer of arms was terminated for a pe

Za Zemiata's DIY Contest Awards 19 Green Ideas with Micro Finance

A total of nineteen project applications have been approved for funding in the Do-It-Yourself Contest 2015 organized by Za Zemiata, one of Bulgaria's largest non-profit environmental organizations. The contest aims to prove that anyone who has a brilliant idea, puts in some effort, and is provided

Going for umrah latest ruse to join IS

61 Malaysians have been detected in Syria, including 10 women, while 71 have been arrested in the country.

Prosecutors: Phoney cosmetic surgeon was no medical expert

PHILADELPHIA, March 7, 2015: A madam-turned-faux cosmetic surgeon kept up the ruse of being a medical expert even as a 20-year-old dancer who received illegal buttocks injections began to die, prosecutors told jurors on Friday as her murder trial went to a jury. The strippers, transgender women and

Bulgarian Fast Food Chain Aladin Foods Sets Foot in Romania

A Bulgarian fast food chain, Aladin Foods, is setting foot in Romania, according to its owner, Khaled Kharfan. In Kharfan's words, as cited by the Bulgarian Economy magazine, the expansion program starts in Bucharest, with three other towns to follow, including the border town of Giurgiu. Before t

Bulgarian Trade Unions Threaten Strike over Terminated License of Arms Factory Dunarit

Bulgarian trade unions have opposed a decision of the Interministerial Council on Defense Industry and Security of Supply at the Council of Ministers to terminate the license of Dunarit AD Ruse for the import, export, and transfer of arms. Ruse-based Dunarit AD is a major manufacturer of military a