July 1, 2012
Russian technicians played a key part in the interception and shooting down of a Turkish warplane by Syria’s anti-aircraft defenses 10 days ago, Britain’s Sunday Times reported Sunday. Diplomatic sources in the Middle East told the paper that destroying the F-4E Phantom II was a split-second decision intended as a warning to NATO to stay out of Syria’s civil war.
A source in Israel’s Air Force was quoted as [...]
H. R. 2168
To amend title 18, United States Code, to specify the circumstances in which a person may acquire geolocation information and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 14, 2011
Mr. Chaffetz (for himself and Mr. Goodlatte) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined [...]
POLICE are enlisting teachers to scour exercise and textbooks and dob in pupils they suspect of being graffiti vandals in a controversial blitz on tagging.
Detectives plan to photocopy any drawings or sketches resembling tags and add them to a new database where they can be cross-referenced with illegal graffiti activity.
The pioneering scheme – dubbed Operation Grapik (Graffiti Reduction And Processing In Knox) – operates across several suburbs in Melbourne’s east [...]
By Edward Aschoff
NEW ORLEANS — It might be time for Les Miles to hand the ball off to Jarrett Lee.
Fans booed Jordan Jefferson after he returned to the field following a terribly thrown ball that was intercepted by Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley and those boos got even louder after he was sacked to end that drive.
Jefferson now has 48 passing yards, an interception and 3 yards rushing. Alabama’s defense hasn’t given him much [...]
December 19, 2011
New reports investigating Iran’s interception of a top-secret drone craft belonging to the CIA allege that the hijacking of the stealth airship could have roots not just overseas but in Washington as well.
Ongoing reports from RT have revealed that Iranian intelligence officer claimed in recent days that the recovery of America’s RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drone on December 4 was not due to an equipment malfunction, as US authorities [...]
Google Inc. must face a lawsuit claiming its data collection using Wi-Fi networks for its Street View program, which allows users see photographs of roadsides, violates wiretapping laws, a judge said.
U.S. District Judge James Ware in San Francisco denied Google’s bid to dismiss claims that the data collection, which included e-mails, user names, passwords and other private data, violated federal wiretap laws. Ware granted Google’s request to dismiss claims based [...]
Hundreds of dogs being trucked to Chinese restaurants were spared a culinary fate after about 200 animal lovers mobilised to stop them ending up on dinner tables, state-run media said Monday.
A truck crammed with the dogs was forced to stop Friday on a highway in eastern Beijing by a motorist who swerved his car in front of the truck and then used his microblog to alert animal-rights activists, [...]
The Iron Dome missile defense system on Thursday successfully intercepted for the first time two rockets that were fired at the Israeli city of Ashkelon from the Gaza Strip.
According to reports from the area, the interception could be seen in Israeli towns near northern Gaza. The second Iron Dome battery was positioned in the area of Ashkelon over the weekend, in addition to a battery already placed north of Be’er [...]