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Law

Rapper may face 25 years in prison over ‘gangsta rap’ album
Brandon Duncan has no criminal record, but could face a life sentence of 25 years in prison as prosecutors say his latest album lent artistic motivation for a recent string of gang-related shootings.

22.11.2014 07:46

Supermassive black holes could be part of an interstellar cosmic web
Astronomers have discovered that the black holes at the center of some galaxies are strangely aligned with other black holes across billions of light years in distance. The remarkable discovery implies the makings of an interstellar cosmic web.

22.11.2014 04:15

New bill could help pot-smoking veterans light up
A new congressional bill could lift restrictions on Veterans Administration doctors and make it easier to recommend marijuana to soldiers. Studies are finding pot may help alleviate some of the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

22.11.2014 01:55

FBI arrests 2 New Black Panther members over alleged bombing plot in Ferguson
Two men have been arrested by FBI and indicted on weapons charges near St.Louis, Missouri. According to CBS news source the suspects were allegedly plotting to set off pipe bombs amid the ongoing Ferguson protests.

22.11.2014 02:45

Obama secretly extends US combat operation in Afghanistan
President Barack Obama has secretly signed an order that expands the United States’ direct combat role in Afghanistan throughout 2015, the New York Times reported.

22.11.2014 03:00

Washington man spent 19 yrs in jail on fake child molestation charges
A man in Washington state was freed Thursday after serving 19 years behind bars on child molestation charges that turned out to be fake. His accuser came forward two years ago to admit she made up the accusations to receive more of her mother’s attention.

22.11.2014 00:40

Ferguson police officer who killed Michael Brown reportedly set to resign
Whatever the decision of the Ferguson grand jury turns out to be, the police officer at the center of shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown is negotiating with city officials to resign.

21.11.2014 23:16

Woman who raised $114k with teary-eyed mugshot will face charges again after breaking deal with prosecutors
​An Arizona woman who made headlines earlier this year with the help of a teary-eyed mugshot has reportedly lost a deal with prosecutors and one-time supporters by dubiously spending thousands of dollars in donated money.

21.11.2014 16:41

CIA wants to delete thousands of emails as Obama administration stalls release of torture report
The CIA wants to erase tens of thousands of internal emails sent by most covert and counterterror officers after they leave the agency, leading US senators and transparency advocates to fear the plan would mean the loss of vital government records.

21.11.2014 15:07

Ex-Taliban British bomb expert joins ISIS
A Briton who claims to be a bomb expert said he has joined Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) after having fought for the Taliban for several years.

21.11.2014 09:13

​London ‘Islamic schools’ don’t teach ‘British values’, risk student welfare – watchdog
Students at six private Islamic schools in Tower Hamlets are allegedly “at risk” of radicalisation, the UK’s schools watchdog has warned, following the demotion of an "outstanding" state school to "special measures" on Thursday.

21.11.2014 14:17

Russian YouTubers call out Daily Mail in ‘Liquid Nitrogen Challenge’ copyright spat
Someone finally took the ‘meanwhile in Russia’ trope too far. The Daily Mail is being charged with misrepresenting a scientific YouTube video… and now also has to dump liquid nitrogen over itself in -15-degree Siberian cold.

21.11.2014 08:51