Jake Weise

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Milwaukee shooting: Violence erupts over US police killing

<b>Violence has broken out on the streets of the US city of Milwaukee, after an armed man, 23, was shot dead in a police chase on Saturday.</b><p>The man fled from a car after being stopped by police in traffic on Saturday afternoon, Milwaukee police said in a statement; he died from his injuries at the …

Law Enforcement

Children being ‘sexually assaulted’ at Greek refugee camps

Children stranded by the refugee crisis and living in official European refugee camps in Greece have been subjected to sexual assault, it has been alleged.<p>The Observer reports that some of the victims are as young as seven.<p>Citing charities and human rights groups it is alleged that some camps are …

North Africa

Ad blockers strike back against Facebook

It's Facebook versus the ad blockers, round two.<p>Adblock Plus has released a new tool for people who <i>really</i> don't want to see adverts on Facebook, just as Facebook thought it had won back control of its feeds on desktops.<p>Adblock is one of the most prominent pieces of open source software designed to …

Digital Advertising

Abused Dogs Comfort One Another While Being Treated in Animal Clinic: The 'Understanding Between Animals Is Beyond Me'

It’s a shocking photo – two puppies, marred by abuse and disease – made sweeter by the unexpected moment at its center: One is comforting the other, …

Las Vegas

Apple's $930 Million USD Lawsuit Against Samsung Gets Partially Reversed

The never-ending saga between Apple and Samsung gets another chapter in its books, as the Korean<p>The never-ending saga between Apple and Samsung gets another chapter in its books, as the Korean mobile communications giant has just received a partial reversal on its 2012 lawsuit loss. For a …

Why do men still exist? Scientists finally find the answer

New research suggests that sexual competition for mates keeps populations healthy<p>Feminists have debated it for decades, but scientists have finally got to the bottom of why men still exist.<p>Biologists have always puzzled over why males have survived given that their only contribution to reproduction …

2 slain police officers mourned in Mississippi town

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — One was a decorated "Officer of the Year." The other was a proud recent graduate of the academy who had wanted to be a policeman since he was a boy.<p>A routine traffic stop led to their shooting deaths Saturday night — the first Hattiesburg police officers to die in the line …

Crime