Protests continue to sweep across India after the gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in Delhi on December 16.
The extreme brutality of the assault, in which six men raped the victim, beat her with a metal rod damaging her intestines, before dumping her and her male friend near a highway, has prompted massive protests in India.
Large parts of New Delhi and public transport in the nation’s capital were shut down [...]
For over fifty years the United States has carried out research on dangerous animal diseases at Plum Island, just off the coast of New York. However after 9/11 the Department of Homeland Security raised concerns about the suitability of the location and its vulnerability to terrorist attack
How many knew this and what happened during Sandy
Where in the US should the world’s biggest animal disease lab go?
Plans to build [...]
Britain on Tuesday released terror suspect Abu Qatada from prison on bail after judges ruled that the man dubbed Osama bin Laden’s right-hand man in Europe should not be extradited to Jordan.
The radical Islamist preacher, who is in his early 50s, was driven out of the high-security Long Lartin prison in central England in a black van at high speed, television pictures showed.
Abu Qatada was expected to be taken to [...]
October 14, 2012
No two people look at the world in the same way — literally. When looking at a picture, different people will move their eyes among points of interest in different sequences, researchers have found. Even if two people trace the same paths, the exact way they move their eyes differs. That’s why Oleg Komogortsev, a computer scientist at Texas State University-San Marcos, is looking to create [...]
A US Govt. official says the federal government is going to buy a state prison in Illinois as a facility that will hold high-security inmates
US govt to buy prison in Illinois
PETE YOST, Associated Press
Updated 10:25 a.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official says the federal government is going to buy a state prison in Illinois as a facility that will hold high-security inmates.
The official said no [...]
Police in India’s north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh are looking for a gang of poachers who entered a high-security zoo in the capital, Itanagar, and hacked a tiger to death.
Officials have ordered an investigation into the incident, which happened on Monday night.
The arrival of security guards prevented the poachers from carrying away the mutilated animal.
The poaching and smuggling of tiger body parts is common across India.
The animals are prized [...]
The Muslim Brotherhood is a radical Islamist organization that has successfully penetrated both political parties and the delicate areas of defense and national security.
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William “Jerry” Boykin, executive vice president of the Family Research Council, told WND’s Greg Corombos that people with connections to the Muslim Brotherhood are in vital positions within every significant area of the U.S. government.
He specifically cited high security clearances for such [...]
“I wish to apologise to all militant nationalists that I wasn’t able to execute more,” he said before his remarks were cut off by the presiding judge.
As the judges convicted Breivik of terrorism and premeditated murder, sentencing him to 21 years in a high security prison, he smirked to the court.
Six militants wearing air force uniforms and suicide vests were killed in a fierce firefight with security forces after penetrating the high-securityPakistan Aeronautical Complex at Kamra, 45 miles north-west of the capital Islamabad. The assault early this morning has raised new questions over the security of the country’s nuclear weapons arsenal.
The attack is the third on the air base since 2007, but is the most audacious and successful to date. The [...]
Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is one of Mexico’s most wanted drug cartel kingpins
He escaped from prison in daring breakout in 2001
Mexican President Felipe Calderon reportedly reached out to U.S. for help in taking out Guzman in military raid
U.S. agencies have allegedly grown frustrated with Mexico’s inability to catch Guzman
Bin Laden killed in Seal Team Six raid in Abbotabad, Pakistan, on May 2, 2011
In an effort to catch one of the [...]
A Chinese destroyer sailed through Egypt’s Suez Canal into the Mediterranean Sea, Egyptian daily Al-Shuruk reported on Sunday.
The destroyer could be on its way to the Syrian coast, the Egyptian newspaper reported, adding that the warship is planning to hold naval maneuvers in the area.
Al Shuruk daily further claimed that the canal authority authorized the Chinese ship’s crossing through the canal following permission from the Egyptian armed forces.
Meanwhile, Egypt’s Al-Wafd website reported that high security measures [...]
WASHINGTON — On Tuesday morning at precisely 8:30, after a 10-second countdown synchronized to the Naval Observatory’s atomic clock, a Labor Department official will flip a master switch in the agency’s battened-down pressroom and newswire computers will blurt out the monthly Consumer Price Index.
Until that moment, the market-sensitive data will be guarded with launch-code secrecy, a precaution against anyone who might try to take advantage of an accidental or a surreptitious [...]
In an exclusive interview with this week’s Sunday Telegraph, the 76-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, revealed he had been passed reports from inside Tibet warning that Chinese agents had trained Tibetan women for a mission to poison him while posing as devotees seeking his blessings.
The Tibetan Buddhist leader said he lives within a high security cordon in his temple palace grounds in Dharamsala, in the Himalayan foothills, on the advice of [...]
PARIS, France — Scientists who created a mutant virus to explore a key aspect of influenza published their research Wednesday after a four-month storm that brewed fears of bioterrorism and accusations of censorship.
The controversy began in December when teams in the United States and the Netherlands separately said they had engineered a hybrid virus in high-security labs.
Their goal was to understand how a highly lethal strain of flu which spreads [...]
Thursday, May 3, 2012
I feel safer already. After recruiting five of the dumbest crack heads in the city of Cleveland, Ohio and convincing them to “blow up a bridge”, the FBI halted the operation just in time — a move that wasn’t too difficult considering the FBI plotted the whole thing to begin with.
And thanks to the FBI, we have all been saved from the masterminds of evil [...]
Of all the many complaints about airport security and the TSA, one of the most common is that they make little distinction between plausible security threats and passengers unlikely to be doing anything wrong.
And a recent incident in Wichita, Kansas has reinforced that argument, as a four-year-old girl was apparently subjected to a humiliating ordeal after she hugged her grandmother while she was waiting in line.
The girl was accused of [...]
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork)— Whitney Houston’s funeral is costing the city of Newark tens of thousands of dollars in police overtime.And some taxpayers say as much as they loved the pop star they’re not happy about footing the high security costs, reports CBS 2’s Christine Sloan.Houston’s family brought her back to Newark, where thousands of people lined the streets to get a glimpse of the hearse carrying her body. Fans even tried [...]
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Whitney Houston’s funeral is costing the city of Newark tens of thousands of dollars in police overtime.
And some taxpayers say as much as they loved the pop star they’re not happy about footing the high security costs, reports CBS 2’s Christine Sloan.
Houston’s family brought her back to Newark, where thousands of people lined the streets to get a glimpse of the hearse carrying her body. Fans even tried to [...]
The deadliest strike hit the of Karbala, where two car bombs exploded in a crowded shopping area
The attacks come nine years to the day that a U.S. led army invaded Iraq
Insurgents are seeking to disrupt Arab summit next week and officials expect more attacks
Near-simultaneous bomb blasts in several Iraqi cities killed 39 people and left 188 injured earlier today, on the ninth anniversary of the U.S.- led invasion of the [...]