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The research and development arm of the US Department of Defense plans to establish drone-mounted laser weapons, a scheme referred to as ‘Project Endurance’ in the agency’s 2014 budget request.
The Defense Advanced Research…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 30, 2013 at 1:29am — No Comments
The cost of keeping each American soldier in Afghanistan is set to nearly double to 2.1 million, at the same time that crucial sectors of the US military are underfunded, according to a new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget.
US military planners are…Continue
A federal appeals court, addressing an issue that the US Supreme Court chose not to cover in a recent decision, has ruled that law enforcement officials must obtain a warrant before attaching a GPS unit to a suspect’s car and tracking them.
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 23, 2013 at 1:33am — No Comments
Uruguay is set to become the first country in the world to legalize the sale of marijuana at a market price of US$1 a gram. The bill is expected to pass through the senate in November, bringing the $40 million industry under…Continue
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One small victory for the planet.. Many thanks to Elsipogtog First Nation, and those that supported them!
A request by SWN Resources Canada to extend…Continue
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An anti-torture activist underwent a nasal-tube feeding outside an appeals court in Washington DC to protest the abusive force-feeding of hunger strikers at and the practice of indefinite detention at Guantánamo Bay.
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 20, 2013 at 5:53am — No Comments
The Pentagon has begun transitioning its Afghanistan air logistics base to Romania and plans to complete the shift from Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan by July 2014 when its contract ends.
The announcement of the move to a…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 20, 2013 at 1:07am — No Comments
A US lab is working on an Android application which would enable troops to call in airstrikes and control drones via a smartphone. Dubbed the Android Terminal Assault Kit (ATAK), the map-based prototype app is said to be designed to “save…Continue
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The Pentagon’s inspector general has found that Boeing repeatedly charged the United States military for “new” helicopter parts even as it installed used parts instead.
Since 2008, Chicago-based Boeing, the military’s…Continue
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Following in the footsteps of Facebook, anything you post, like, comment or review on Google or tied-in services can in future be used in product endorsement ads.
It means that starting Nov. 11, when Google’s new terms of service go live, all content…Continue
Today is a great day for everyone who loves the Constitution and thinks Obama should be impeached, because the Truckers Riding for the Constitution are heading to Washington D.C. right now to cause a massive traffic jam. They'll be there soon, they're just …Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 11, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
We have already established that Healthcare.gov is not a functioning database application that allows people…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 11, 2013 at 6:18pm — No Comments
Former NSA agent, Edward Snowden, has called on an EU Parliament committee to provide protection for whistleblowers and “create better channels” for them to inform. The committee is currently holding an inquiry into the 'Prism scandal'.
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 1, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments
A Wells Fargo Bank depositor has charged in a lawsuit that the institution forces its branch managers to meet quotas for new accounts and that they do so by forging customers' signatures on…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on September 23, 2013 at 12:13am — No Comments
The Canadian Armed Forces requires physically and mentally wounded service members to sign a form agreeing to not criticize senior officers or demoralize other troops on social media sites.
The form is given to wounded soldiers transferred to the…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on September 21, 2013 at 1:41am — No Comments
As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on September 15, 2013 at 3:47am — No Comments
The United States’ secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ordered the government to move forward with declassifying documents pertaining to its practice of collecting the phone records of millions of Americans in bulk.
Added by Pam Vredenburg on September 15, 2013 at 3:35am — No Comments
Syria will start handing over information on its chemical weapons to international groups a month after it signs the Chemical Weapons Convention, President Bashar Assad has told a Russian TV channel.
Damascus has agreed to a…Continue
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