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Massachusetts court: Black man fleeing police does not signify guilt

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Charlotte becomes the latest city to erupt in racial tension, Massachusetts' highest court ruled this week that just because a black suspect flees police, it does not necessarily signify guilt.<p>The Supreme Judicial Court held unanimously that a black male in Boston, when approached by the …

Taiwan Asks Google to Blur a Secret Island Base, Plan Backfires

Taipei asked Google to blur military facilities on island in the South China Sea.<p>Taiwan had good reason to want to hide a secret island base in the South China Sea. The country is building military fortifications on the island whose legal status is claimed or disputed by multiple countries. Taiwan …

China

Study Reinforces That Prior Knowledge Is Important – As Well As Critical Thinking Skills

As all teachers understand, it’s critical for students to have – and be able to access – prior knowledge in order to learn something new (see The …

The Massive Yellowstone Fish Die-Off: A Glimpse Into Our Climate Future?

It was the kind of clear late-August day that anglers live for. Yet at the Yellowstone River near Livingston, Montana, not a single oar boat or even …

Russia More Prey Than Predator to Cyber Firm Wary of China

While the West sees Russia as a cyber predator, hackers in the East increasingly view it as prey, according to online security company Kaspersky Lab, …

Cybersecurity

ATF on 41F: Say Hello to the New Gun Trust Rules

• Facebook<br>• Google+<p>Even with these changes published, some confusion is guaranteed, and not all the answers are in yet. <i>(Photo: ATF)</i><p>The Attorney General …

Guns

No Such Thing As Parallax Free

Dave Merrill of Breech Bang Clear explains that there is really no such thing as parallax free. He breaks it down rather simply and it is easy to …

Parallax

All World Maps Lie. So Which One Should We Use?

An analysis of four prominent maps, including the one Google, Apple, and Bing use–but shouldn’t.<p>In November 2014, the Russian invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula, Crimea, became a virtual battlefield on Google maps. Initially Google Maps displayed Crimea as a disputed area with a dotted border. …

Court: Man wrongfully terminated for having gun in vehicle at work

After consulting with the Mississippi Supreme Court, a federal appellate panel found that gun rights surpass labor laws in the case of a Magnolia …

Pack Your Bug Out Bag The Smart Way

As a well-informed prepper, you’ve no doubt put a significant amount of thought and effort into choosing the best, most essential items to include in …

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The PLA’s Latest Strategic Thinking on the Three Warfares

Beijing’s response to the unfavorable South China Sea arbitration outcome has highlighted an important aspect of its military strategy, the “three …

Geopolitics

US Army Slide Lists Hillary Clinton as Security Threat

An alleged U.S. Army training slide is circulating online with an image of Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus listed as “Insider Security Threats” …

Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima , Joseph H. Alexander

Contents<p>Closing In:<br>Marines in the<br>Seizure of Iwo Jima<p>Marines in<br>World War II<br>Commemorative Series<p>By Colonel Joseph H. Alexander<br>U.S. Marine Corps</i> …

The robots of war: AI and the future of combat

The 1983 film <i>WarGames</i> portrayed a young hacker tapping into NORAD's artificial-intelligence-driven nuclear weapons' system. When the hit movie was screened for President Reagan, it prompted the commander in chief to ask if it were possible for the country's defense system network to be compromised. …

Artificial Intelligence

Geopolitical War For Natural Gas Turkish Stream To Set Stage For World War 3 Started By The USA and Russia

<i>By Nate Brown — See Comments — Region: Russia</i><p><i>Published: August 18, 2016 Updated: March 19, 2017 at 10:34 pm EST</i><p>The geopolitical war is currently …

This map shows the alarming Russian military buildup encircling Ukraine

An ongoing Russian military build-up on Ukraine's borders may indicate preparations for conventional military conflict. It certainly marks a dramatic escalation of tensions that will have significant repercussions in Ukraine.<p>Russia has deployed additional military forces and systems to Ukraine's …

Intelligence agents: Obama falsified reports regarding ISIS, Al Nusra Front

Dozens of U.S. intelligence analysts formally filed complaints that their honest intelligence evaluations regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and …

'Prolonged, destructive' United States, China war possible, ex-Obama intelligence adviser says

United States President Barack Obama's former chief intelligence adviser has warned a war between the US and China would be long, destructive and …

Drone Kills ISIS's Afghanistan, Pakistan Leader

The leader of the Islamic State militant group's (ISIS) branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon …

The EPA Has Fired Shots at Its Own Optimistic Fracking Report

“The EPA did not support quantitatively its conclusions about lack of evidence for widespread, systemic impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.”<p>In June of 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency released a draft report on hydraulic fracturing, a method of removing oil and …

The increasingly assertive superpower is forcing the west to make tricky strategic and political choices<p>Whether he wins or loses the US presidency next November, Donald Trump has already come up with one of the defining slogans of 2016 – “Make America great again”.<p>Trump’s vision of an America in …

China

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Vietnam has reason to worry about China — particularly China’s increasing presence in the South China Sea complete with...<p>When, in early March 2018, …

U.S. Army

Beyond "Pokémon Go": Future Games Could Interact with Real Objects

The augmented-reality game "Pokémon Go" may be the hottest thing in mobile gaming right now, but new advances in computer science could give players …

Charee Stanley alleges she was wrongly suspended by the airline for requesting she not have to serve alcohol to passengers in compliance with her religion<p>A Muslim flight attendant who made headlines last year has sued her employer, ExpressJet, alleging that she was wrongly suspended by the airline …

Religion

This Off Grid Handmade Island is One of the Most Amazing Homes in the World

85 min Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring …

Commentary: Here’s how a U.S.-China war could play out | Reuters

For all the focus on terrorism, one of the most striking features of the last decade is that the risk of war between the world’s major countries has returned. For the first time since the fall of the Berlin wall, military thinkers in the United States, Europe and Asia are putting serious thought …

Why Thailand just voted on another constitution — and why this matters to democracies elsewhere

A man walks into a bookstore and asks for a copy of the constitution. “We don’t sell periodical literature,” replies the manager. This joke dates to 1958, when France passed the Fifth Republic constitution.<p>So spare a thought for Thai voters, who on Aug. 7 approved the country’s 20th constitution …