News Articles we discussed today!
Below are the articles that Craig discussed today.
Britain discovers secret army of well trained jihadi terrorists
- A massive MI5 anti-terrorism operation discovers Britain's first Islamic "school for terror."
Al-Qaida has supplied its estimated 2,000 sleeper agents in Britain with what MI5 Director Eliza Manningham-Buller tells Home Secretary John Reid is "the most sophisticated terror manual ever found in this country."
Lender Offers 'MAD' mortgages that take 57 years to pay off
- The "life-long mortgages" are aimed at first-time buyers who are struggling to get on the property ladder due to soaring house prices.
But experts warned last night that while they initially appeared attractive due to low monthly repayments, the borrower can end up paying more than £100,000 extra in interest.
Nuclear Lab Breach Could Be 'Devastating'
- The recent security breach at Los Alamos National Laboratory was very serious, with sensitive materials being taken out of the facility — possibly including information on how to deactivate locks on nuclear weapons, officials tell CBS News.
Officials say there is no evidence the information taken from Los Alamos was sold or transferred to anybody else, but there is no way to be sure right now.
Miles Away, "I'll have a burger"
- NASHUA -- When Jairo Moncada pulled up to the drive-through at Wendy's in Burbank, Calif., for his usual cheeseburger, fries, and soda, he knew things looked different. There was an extra lane.
But the 25-year-old could not see the biggest change: The woman taking his lunch order was sitting 3,000 miles away at a computer terminal in Nashua, and fielding calls from Wendy's customers at drive-throughs as far away as Florida and Washington, D.C.
Microsoft Again Argues Over IE 7 Bug
- For the second time in two weeks, Microsoft quarreled with a security company over whether a bug in Internet Explorer 7 was really a bug.
Travelers Fear Laptop Computer Seizures
- Business travelers are growing increasingly concerned that their laptop computers will be seized or their contents examined at American customs and immigration checkpoints when entering the U.S. from abroad.
If it's really you, what color is your car?
- A growing number of banks and retailers are moving beyond Social Security numbers to verify your identity. They're relying on such personal details as your car color, your father-in-law's name and the city you lived in five years ago.