Judge Eyed for Termination After Astonishingly Insensitive Comment

Judge Robin Camp

A judge who asked an alleged rape victim why she “couldn’t keep her knees together” is facing a public hearing to keep his job in Canada.

Judge Robin Camp

During the 2014 trial of Scott Wagner, who was accused of raping a 19-year-old girl over a sink at a party, Judge Robin

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SAS Soldier Kills 3 ISIS Fighters with Knife

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A Special Air Service (SAS) soldier armed with just a Gurkha knife reportedly stabbed to death three Islamic State (Isis) jihadists who attempted to capture him in Fallujah. SAS soldiers are believed to be fighting Daesh (Isis) in Iraq and in Libya, advising counterparts and occasionally taking part in combat.

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UK to Impose 10yr Sentence for Copyright Infringement

The UK Government’s Digital Economy Bill, which is set to revamp current copyright legislation, has been introduced in Parliament. One of the most controversial changes is the increased maximum sentences for online copyright infringement. Despite public protest, the bill increased the maximum prison term five-fold, from two to ten years.

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Making Water from Dry Air?

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Play-doh was actually invented to become a wallpaper cleaner, but now we know it as a fun children’s toy. Just like Play-doh’s invention, scientists have just accidentally created small nanorods that are capable of harvesting water from the air. So, why are these carbon nanorods specia? After all, a lot of things can extract water

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China Secretly Punishing Kim Jong-Un for Nuclear Mischief

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Is China secretly punishing Kim Jong Un for his nuclear mischief?

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Following North Korea’s latest nuclear test, in January, trade over the China-North Korea border dropped dramatically, according to newly released satellite imagery. The revelation has led experts to conclude that Beijing has been quietly punishing Kim by cutting off

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Big Pharma CEO: “We Don’t Make Medicine for Poor Indians”

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I think I’m correct in saying that Bayer is an associate of IG Farben: the same IG Farben whose labour and product was used in the Holocaust…so it’s nice to see they haven’t strayed too far from their past.

During World War II, IG Farben used slave labor in factories that it built adjacent to

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Convicted Human Trafficker Admits to Deals with Organ Harvesters

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Migrants who are unable to pay people smugglers for their journey from Africa to Europe are killed for their organs, a former smuggler has said.

Nuredein Wehabrebi Atta, who has been sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in moving migrants, told Italian police that migrants who couldn’t pay for journeys

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The Lunacy of Water Fluoridation

By Dr. Mercola

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has hailed water fluoridation as one of the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century.

Beginning in 1945, it was claimed that adding fluoride to drinking water was a safe and effective way to improve people’s dental health. Over the decades,

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America’s First Oil Export Sails Off

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The first oil tanker of freely traded U.S. crude launched Thursday afternoon from the Port of Corpus Christi, about 160 miles north of the Texas border with Mexico.

An oil Tanker in Corpus Christi Texas

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Pentagon Puts Kibosh on Guantanamo Closure

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In September, U.S. State Department officials invited a foreign delegation to the Guantanamo Bay detention center to persuade the group to take detainee Tariq Ba Odah to their country. If they succeeded, the transfer would mark a small step toward realizing President Barack Obama’s goal of closing the prison before he leaves office.

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Can ISIS Enter Israel?

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The leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Saturday released an audio statement issuing a stern warning against Western nations sending troops into his group’s territory. The audio statement was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s first in seven months, according to The Telegraph.

Baghdadi said the U.S. and its allies have

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China’s New Hard Core Anti-Terror Laws

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China has passed controversial new anti-terrorism laws, saying they are needed to combat growing threats.

Armed police stood guard in the Sanlitun area of Beijing on 26 December in response to warnings of a possible terror threat

The new laws, passed on Sunday by China’s legislature, create a new anti-terror agency and security

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A New Transparent Metal

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A new type of metal that’s both highly transparent and electrically conductive has been developed by researchers in the US, and at less than 5 percent the cost of current displays, it could see far cheaper smartphones in our pockets and enormous ‘smart windows’ in our homes.

The problem with current displays is that

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Kim Dotcom May Be Extradited to U.S.

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Kim Dotcom is set to appeal a District Court judge’s decision that he and his co-accused are eligible to be extradited the United States to face copyright charges.

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Just as soon as Judge Nevin Dawson handed down his decision today, Dotcom indicated he will challenge the ruling.

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Obama Urges IT Industry to Assist in Spotting Terrorist Messages

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On Friday, President Obama repeated the need to bring high-tech leaders together with law enforcement and intelligence officials to better spot terrorist threats on the Internet.

But he also discussed the obstacles in doing so, in an era of encrypted smartphone apps and private social networking chats.

Some intelligence officials are worried that terrorists

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“I Have Given up” Say’s Pirate Bay Founder

Peter Sunde, Pirate Bay Founder

“The internet is shit today. It’s broken. It was probably always broken, but it’s worse than ever.”

Peter Sunde, Pirate Bay Founder

My conversation with Peter Sunde, one of the founders and spokespersons of The Pirate Bay, did not start out optimistically. There’s good reason for that: In the last couple

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Apparently Putin Likes Trump

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Vladimir Putin has described US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as an “unquestionably talented” man.

“He is a very outstanding man, unquestionably talented,” the Russian President reportedly said after his annual news conference on Thursday.

The two suspect they would “get along”

“It’s not up to us to judge his virtue, that is up

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32 Years in Prison for Facebook Like

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej waves as he returns from the Grand Palace to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on December 5, 2011 on his 84th birthday. Thailand's king, the world's longest reigning monarch, left the hospital where he has been staying for more than two years and addressed his subjects to mark his 84th birthday.     AFP PHOTO / Pairoj (Photo credit should read PAIROJ/AFP/Getty Images)

If a doctored image mocking Thailand’s king crops up on your Facebook timeline, liking it can be very costly.

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej waves as he returns from the Grand Palace to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on December 5, 2011 on his 84th birthday. Thailand’s king, the world’s longest reigning monarch, left the hospital

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TrackingPoint: Precision Guided Rifle Bullets (Video)

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Arrow 3 Missile Defense System Successfully Deployed in Israel

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JERUSALEM — Israel’s advanced Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system intercepted a target on Thursday in a region of space just outside the earth’s atmosphere in the first successful test of its kind, according to Defense Ministry officials.

The system, which is being jointly developed by the government-owned Israel Aerospace Industries

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