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Shots Fired At Highline College In Des Moines, WA; School On Lockdown

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Just two days after a tragic mass shooting in a Florida high school, moments ago the campus of Highline College in Des Moines, WA was put on lockdown following reports of shot fired.

The U.S. Military Will Have More Robots Than Humans by 2025

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Defense Onereported last Thursday, the Army had just concluded a live-fire exercise using a remote-controlled ground combat vehicle complete with a fully automated machine gun. The demonstration marked the first time that the Army has used a ground robot providing fire in tandem with human troops in a military exercise and, as Defense One noted, “it won’t be the last.”

Brazil Military Takes Control of Rio de Janeiro’s Security

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Brazil’s military will take control of public security in the state of Rio de Janeiro as a wave of violence rattles the population and dominates media coverage ahead of this year’s presidential election.

Police visited Florida school shooter’s house 39 times

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

More details are emerging about Nikolas Cruz, who has now been charged with 17 counts of premeditated homicide for Wednesday’s Florida school shooting. The picture these details paint is that of a disturbed person who exhibited signs of violent behavior from a very young age.

Law Enforcement Use of Face Recognition Systems Threatens Civil Liberties, Disproportionately Affects People of Color: EFF Report

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

San Francisco, California—Face recognition—fast becoming law enforcement’s surveillance tool of choice—is being implemented with little oversight or privacy protections, leading to faulty systems that will disproportionately impact people of color and may implicate innocent people for crimes they didn’t commit, says an Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) report released today.

New York Federal judge rules that embedding tweets can violate copyright law

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Katherine Forrest, an Obama-appointed federal judge in New York, has overturned a bedrock principle of internet law, ruling that embedding a copyrighted work can constitute a copyright infringement on the part of the entity doing the embedding.

Wells Fargo admits it ripped off its customers, creates low-response-rate opt-in system for its victims to get paid back

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Wells Fargo has admitted wrongdoing in defrauding 110,000 mortgage borrowers, and to make good on it, they're sending out letters that look like junk-mail, containing a form that customers have to fill in to confirm that they want their stolen money back; if Wells doesn't get a reply, it will assume that those customers are donating their settlements back to the bank's shareholders.

FCC Boss Ajit Pai’s Own Agency Is Investigating Him For Potential Corruption

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

FCC boss Ajit Pai is being investigated by his own agency over potential corruption allegations. The already-unpopular agency boss has been on a tear in recent months gutting decades old media-consolidation rules designed to protect consumers and the nation’s media markets from any one broadcaster becoming too powerful.

Israel moves to create punitive ‘blacklist’ of citizens who back BDS

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Israel’s Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon is “set to approve in the coming days new regulations to prevent organisations and individuals who support a boycott of Israel from receiving various tax breaks or from participating in government bids”, newspaper Haaretz has reported.

“Fake News” hysteria was a plot by Democrat-media Complex to smear conservative news (Video)

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

The Gateway Pundit is reporting that according to Sharyl Attkisson, the “Fake News” campaign that has been ongoing since Hillary Clinton lost the US election was a pre-planned political operation by Google’s Eric Schmidt and Democrats.

People Are Blasting iOS 'Text Bombs' on Twitter to Crash iPhones

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

On Thursday, TechCrunch reported on at least one unicode symbol that could crash iOS and Mac apps just by a user viewing the character. Naturally, some people may have sent the symbols to individuals in private chats, perhaps to annoy their friends. But others have taken a different approach, and blasted the symbol across social media and other wide spanning apps, potentially crashing devices of many more people—including, it seems, mine.

Teen Arrested After Threatening "Round 2" Of Florida High School Shooting

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

A troubled ninth grader has been arrested after threatening students and staff at a school in eastern Spartanburg County, South Carolina with "Round 2 of Florida tomorrow" via a Snapchat post, according to the local sheriff's office.

Indian Banks Tumble After $2 Billion Fraud By One Of India's Richest Men Emerges

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Indian authorities have uncovered a $2 billion banking fraud involving one of the country's 100 richest men, a jeweler who made his name dressing Hollywood and Bollywood actors including Kate Winslet and Priyanka Chopra. His name is Nirav Modi, and on Friday shares of the Punjab National Bank - or PNB - plunged after federal investigators first unveiled their findings in a fraud investigation.

The US Air Force Wants More Money to Defend Its Satellites

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

The US Air Force wants to spend around $8 billion in 2019 on harder-to-destroy satellites and other space equipment as it prepares for a possible orbital showdown with Russia and China.

White House Says Iraq Has WMD Russia Created Cyberattack

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

The attack, dubbed “NotPetya,” quickly spread worldwide, causing billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. It was part of the Kremlin’s ongoing effort to destabilize Ukraine and demonstrates ever more clearly Russia’s involvement in the ongoing conflict. This was also a reckless and indiscriminate cyber-attack that will be met with international consequences.

WATCH: Students Report Multiple Shooters & Mass Shooting Drill at Florida High School

16 February, 2018 - 07:00

Multiple students have since come forward after the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday with details that raise some serious questions. These students have reported that a mass casualty drill was scheduled that day as well as at least one other student reporting multiple shooters. It is important to point out that we are not claiming what these students are saying is true, however, we feel that their points of view are certainly newsworthy.

Kurds wanted Syrian army to enter Afrin, but deal failed – sources

16 February, 2018 - 06:30

Preview The Syrian government reportedly rejected a request by the Kurdish self-government in Afrin to deploy troops to the area against an ongoing Turkish military operation, after the Kurds refused to lay down their weapons.
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