Police officers, with their guns raised, approach the man in the wheelchair and yell out loudly and repeatedly: “Drop the gun” and “hands up.”
His hands don’t rise. Shots are fired. And the man keels over out of his wheelchair and onto the ground.
The police chief in Wilmington, Delaware, defended
Nazi war crime charges: 91-year-old woman charged with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder while working at Auschwitz
The woman, believed to be a member of the SS, was a radio operator for the camp commandant
German prosecutors have charged a 91-year-old woman with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder over allegations she
Spot is electrically operated and walks on four hydraulically actuated legs The latest version of a walking, quadruped battlefield robot from Boston Dynamics, the military robotics maker owned by Google X, was tested by U.S. Marines last week.Spot weighs about 70kgs, is electrically operated and walks on four hydraulically-actuated legs. It’s controlled via wireless
Israeli police can now use snipers to open fire on stone-throwing Palestinian and Bedouin youth in some parts of the country. While government officials say the snipers are non-lethal, the weapons have killed Palestinian children in the past.
A Palestinian slings a rock at Israeli soldiers in a refugee camp
Here in the USA we are renowned for having one of the best military forces in the world. Part of this is due to the intense training we give our military personnel. The rest is down to our incredible weaponry advancements. Most other countries actually buy weapons from the USA because we create some of
Amid increasing unease and uncertainty over Russia’s intentions, the Obama administration plans to accept an offer from Russia for direct talks on its military buildup in Syria that U.S. officials believe is aimed at propping up Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Seeking answers to myriad questions about the precise reasoning behind Moscow’s recent
Advances in technology are allowing terrorists to communicate “out of the reach of authorities”, head of MI5 Andrew Parker has told the BBC.
Parker, MI5 Boss
The serving boss of the UK’s home security agency told Today it was becoming more difficult to obtain online information.
He said internet companies
Geir Lundestad, who served as Director of the Nobel Institute for 25 years, wrote in a newly released memoir that although the five-strong Norwegian Nobel Committee had all agreed to give Obama the award, his record in office since receiving the prize had shown it to be a mistake.
NASA scientists have confirmed that Enceladus, the sixth moon of Saturn, is encircled by a vast liquid ocean.
This has significant implications for our ongoing evaluation of where life is most likely to exist in the solar system. Enceladus has been thought to harbor significant subsurface oceans ever since the Cassini probe observed
Danish 15-year-old Lisa Borch murdered her mother in October of last year after watching YouTube videos of ISIS beheading British hostages and now she’s going to jail for it.
Lisa Borch from Instagram
Borch and Iraq-born boyfriend Bakhtiar Mohammed Abdulla, 29, stabbed Tina Römer Holtegaard at least
After nearly 15 years of schedule delays and highly criticized cost increases, U.S. military officials and defense contractors confidently proclaimed the much maligned Joint Strike Fighter program back on track when the Marine Corps declared its version of the F-35 fighter jet combat-ready last month.
However, the fifth generation
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has filed a complaint against UK government spy agency GCHQ for unlawful surveillance of its communications, alleging that data were shared illegally with the US National Security Agency (NSA).
The complaint, lodged by the rights group and three anonymous individuals, was brought to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), an
Presidential spokesman denies conversation took place with pop star who said he wanted to speak to Russian leader about gay rights
Russian Leader Vladimir Putin and Elton John
A spokesman for Vladimir Putin has denied that the Russian president spoke by telephone to Sir Elton John, contradicting a claim by the British singer and
The DOJ has issued new guidelines governing stingray use that bring such deployments into marginally better alignment with fundamental civil rights — but there are some significant limitations to the new policies as well.
Stingray Cell Snooper
First, the good news: The new recommendations specifically state that these devices are to be used in
Amman – Jordan’s king warned Israel on Monday that any further “provocation” in Jerusalem where Israeli police have clashed with Muslims at Al-Aqsa mosque would damage ties between the two countries.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II, seen in Berlin on May 13, 2015, warned Israel that any further “provocation” in Jerusalem, where Israeli police
The Pentagon acknowledged Monday that Russia has been building up a military base in Syria.
Russian tank in syria
Pentagon spokesperson Captain Jeff Davis said that the U.S. has seen a “continued steady flow” of equipment and people for the past week and a half.
Davis would not say how many people or
A Florida gun maker has created an “ISIS-proof” assault rifle that has raised the ire of Muslim groups.
Designed so Islamic State militants “could not touch it,” the AR-15, made by Spike’s Tactical in Apopka, is inscribed with the biblical verse, “Blessed be the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for
Germany is housing asylum seekers in a former Nazi concentration camp, the Mail Online reported Friday.
Former Nazi Concentration Camp at Buchenwald
According to the report, 21 men reside in a building once used as the barracks of the Buchenwald concentration camp. The asylum seekers are staying there while waiting to receive
It’s no secret that China is the largest holder of U.S. debt.
So should Americans be concerned that China has started dumping some of its Treasury holdings?
After all, it raises serious questions about whether China will keep lending Washington money to finance the federal deficit in the future.
But right now, China is
An Israeli court put nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu under seven days’ house arrest Thursday for giving a TV interview more than a decade after completing an 18-year jail term, media said.
Army radio said he was arrested in the morning after an interview on privately owned Channel 2 last week in defiance of