Month: August 2015

Wall Street closes down 3.6%, worst plunge since 2011Economy & Money

Wall Street closes down 3.6%, worst plunge since 2011

US stocks closed with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 588 points, recovering from the shocking plunge of 1,000 points
Police secretly track cellphones to solve routine crimesBig Brother

Police secretly track cellphones to solve routine crimes

The crime itself was ordinary: Someone smashed the back window of a parked car one evening and ran off with
Police prevent potential massacre at Boston Pokemon World ChampionshipRandom News

Police prevent potential massacre at Boston Pokemon World Championship

Police in Boston have said they thwarted a potential massacre at the Pokemon World Championship. Security forces detained James Austin
Guard pleads guilty to blowing up hi-tech US govt lab while cooking methMore News

Guard pleads guilty to blowing up hi-tech US govt lab while cooking meth

A former security officer who has pleaded guilty to cooking meth at a secure government lab, faces a long term
Explosions at US military base in Kanagawa, JapanRandom News

Explosions at US military base in Kanagawa, Japan

A series of explosions erupted early Monday morning, at Sagami General Depot, a US army outpost in Kanagawa Prefecture, on
French train gunman claims attempted robbery rather than ‘terrorist intentions’Terrorism

French train gunman claims attempted robbery rather than ‘terrorist intentions’

The heavily-armed man who was tackled by passengers aboard a high-speed train in France claims he was only trying to
Fourteen Incredible Facts About 9/11Conspiracy or Not

Fourteen Incredible Facts About 9/11

As the 14th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, it’s important to remind people that we still don’t know what happened that day.
Yelp Just Announced It Will Start Letting You Write Reviews About the GovernmentRandom News

Yelp Just Announced It Will Start Letting You Write Reviews About the Government

Even though no one is ever pleased with the service they receive from federal agencies like the TSA or the
Microsoft has no plans to tell us what’s in Windows patchesMore News

Microsoft has no plans to tell us what’s in Windows patches

Microsoft has now released three cumulative updates for Windows 10. These updates combine security fixes with non-security bug fixes, and
DOJ reports on policing Ferguson unrest could cost taxpayers more than $1mnPolice State

DOJ reports on policing Ferguson unrest could cost taxpayers more than $1mn

The Justice Department could pay two contractors over a million dollars total to produce reports on the St. Louis County
French high-speed train attacker ‘connected with radical Islamists, visited Syria’Terrorism

French high-speed train attacker ‘connected with radical Islamists, visited Syria’

A gunman, who injured two people on a high-speed train in France on Friday, was likely listed in the EU
Blood test reveal biomarkers for future suicide attempts – studyFood & Health News

Blood test reveal biomarkers for future suicide attempts – study

US scientists have managed to find certain biomarkers in blood that can help predict a potential suicide victim, says the
Boeing patents ‘flying submarine’ conceptScience & Space

Boeing patents ‘flying submarine’ concept

As the Pentagon expands its drone programs, weapons-makers are coming up with increasingly outlandish ideas for unmanned vehicles. Boeing recently
3 US contractors among 12 killed in car bombing targeting foreign convoy in KabulTerrorism

3 US contractors among 12 killed in car bombing targeting foreign convoy in Kabul

At least 12 people including 3 American contractors were killed and 66 injured in a car bomb explosion, believed to
Rare sniffer dog found key evidence against Subway’s JaredFeatured News

Rare sniffer dog found key evidence against Subway’s Jared

A hidden flash drive that helped prosecutors crack the child pornography case against the former Subway pitchman was found during
‘AK47-armed’ man opens fire on Amsterdam to Paris train, gets overpowered by passengersTerrorism

‘AK47-armed’ man opens fire on Amsterdam to Paris train, gets overpowered by passengers

At least three people have been injured after a man, reportedly armed with a Kalashninov rifle, opened fire on a
Claims that marijuana smell offensive go up in smokeMore News

Claims that marijuana smell offensive go up in smoke

The smell of marijuana is not inherently offensive, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday. The court tossed out
Dow Jones, Nasdaq face worst weekly losses in 2011 after yuan devaluationEconomy & Money

Dow Jones, Nasdaq face worst weekly losses in 2011 after yuan devaluation

The Dow Jones industrial average suffered its worst loss in five years after the market plunged into a correction on