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August 22, 2014 03:46
An aerial view of the Pentagon building in Washington (Reuters)
Pentagon calls Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen'
US Defense Secretary said on Thursday that Islamic State militants could possibly pose an even bigger threat to the United States than Al-Qaeda, and pledged efforts to weaken the group would continue. 295
Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images / AFP Police lobbies pressure Congress to keep their military equipment
As lawmakers in Washington, DC, consider ways to stem the flow of military equipment to local law enforcement agencies, police lobbies and organizations are firing back at the possibility. 38
Texas Governor Rick Perry (Reuters / Larry Downing) Islamic State terrorists could have already crossed US border - Rick Perry
Texas Gov. Rick Perry sounded the alarm on Thursday over the “very real possibility” that terrorists associated with the Islamic State and other extremist groups have already snuck into the United States via its border with Mexico. 63
AFP Photo / Jean-Philippe Ksiazek 3D printing drugs – New technology to revolutionize medical industry
Scientists believe they have come up with a way to print drugs, using a 3D printer. They say they can create a capsule, which can be swallowed, and it will also allow doctors to alter a dosage according to the specific requirements. 5
This undated handout photo obtained July 30, 2014 courtesy of Samaritan's Purse shows Dr. Kent Brantly near Monrovia, Liberia (AFP Photo / Samaritan's Purse / HO) Experimental drug success: US Ebola doctor discharged after recovery
An American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia has been discharged after being treated with the experimental drug, ZMapp. 25
AFP Photo / Chip Somodevilla Researchers claim TSA 'nude' body scanners can be easily fooled
Weapons are easily smuggled through so-called nude body scanners, according to new research released Thursday. The devices are no longer used at airports in the United States but remain in other government facilities worldwide. 2
Screenshot from 5 News Channel S. Carolina student arrested after writing about shooting a dinosaur
The mother of a South Carolina high school student was left irate when her 16-year-old son was suspended and then arrested after writing that he intended to buy a gun and kill a dinosaur as part of a homework assignment. 85
Ferguson, Missouri August 20, 2014 (Reuters / Adrees Latif) Cop suspended for threatening to kill Ferguson protesters, journalists (VIDEO)
A suburban St. Louis police officer has been suspended indefinitely for threatening to kill protesters and journalists in Ferguson, Missouri while he pointed a rifle in the crowd's direction during a demonstration this week. 49
Reuters / Staff Sgt. James Selesnick 'My mission is vengeance': Man says he killed four in response to US foreign policy
A Seattle man has told investigators he killed four people in Washington state and New Jersey this year in a mission to avenge the “millions” of lives “taken every single day” by the United States government, according to court documents. 75
Image from lockheedmartin.com US Navy tests power-free industrial exoskeletons
The US Navy is looking at how exoskeletons could be used at naval shipyards. Exoskeletons enable workers to operate heavyweight hand tools for longer by transferring the weight of the items from the body directly the ground. 13
Spencer Platt / Getty Images / AFP New York’s stop-and-frisk policy ineffective in recovering guns, stopping murders - report
Data on New York City’s stop-and-frisk policing program during the reign of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg show the policy, which disproportionately targeted minorities, was not effective in reducing shootings and murders, according to a new report. 3

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