Jack Hellkamp

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Meet The Man Who Goes Inside The Minds Of ISIS

Daniel Zagury has evaluated dozens of suspects for French courts, including Salah Abdeslam, who was sentenced by a Belgian court to 20 years in prison Monday. What he's learned is that the most talkative ones are the most dangerous.<p>When Salah Abdeslam, the only known surviving member of an ISIS …

Domestic Abuse

Port Authority ethics official cursed cop, demanded he call her ‘Commissioner’

The police stop was going smoothly, until the ethics chairwoman from the agency at the center of the Bridgegate scandal arrived.<p>It was the afternoon of Saturday, March 31 when Tenafly, N.J. police officer Matthew Savitsky pulled over a car driving down Route 9W with tinted front windows and an …

Corruption

Trump Rebukes Reporter Over 'Stupid Question,' Macron Chuckles

President Donald Trump glared at a reporter for asking a “stupid question” during a meeting Tuesday between himself and French President Emmanuel …

Donald Trump

Incredible New Gif Shows Cosmic 'Snow' on the Surface of a Comet

I think I’m going to let this one speak for itself:<p>What you’re looking at is the surface of the comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which is orbited by …

Space

China and the US could end up in a war — here's what would happen

It's unlikely that the US-China trade dispute is going to escalate to a full-scale war any time soon — but it's not impossible.<p>Neither side is inclined to go to war with the other, but a war of that scale is what both plan to fight. All it would take is one bungled crisis, one itchy trigger finger, …

War

How One Sniper Killed an ISIS Fighter from 3,871 Yards Away - Warrior Maven

Military

Bombshell: FEC Records Indicate Hillary Campaign Illegally Laundered $84 Million

The press continues to feed the dying Russia collusion conspiracy theory, spending Friday’s news cycle regurgitating Democrat talking points from the …

Government

Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great (r. 871-899 CE) was the king of Wessex in Britain but came to be known as King of the Anglo-Saxons after his military victories over …

Archaeology

Astronomers Witness a Galactic "Megamerger" from the Beginning of the Universe

It’s easy to take our quiet cosmic neighborhood for granted. Sure an asteroid might graze past Earth every now and then, but the sheer chaos that is …

Universe

Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

Black History

Mystery Stingray devices discovered in Washington

<b>Spy kits that can track mobile phones and intercept calls and messages have been discovered in Washington and beyond, the US government has said.</b><p>The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says it has observed "anomalous activity" consistent with the use of so-called stingrays.<p>They could be used by …

Surveillance

Russia just announced it will test its allegedly unstoppable new 'Satan 2' nuclear missile

A top Russian General announced on Tuesday that Russia's military will conduct a second test of its new, most powerful nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile amid rising tensions with NATO.<p>"The first launch of this missile took place at the end of December last year. At the moment preparations …

North Korea

Donald Trump set to lose a fifth of his cabinet after firing Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump’s decision to fire Rex Tillerson could spark a White House bloodbath over claims two other aides vowed to quit if he was ever axed.<p>The …

Particle Accelerator Reveals Ancient Greek Medical Text Beneath Religious Psalms on Parchment

If you’re a history buff, you might not know much particle physics. But the two fields share more in common than you’d think. X-rays from a …

Jeff Bezos, Founder of Aerospace Company, Wrong About Basic Space Fact

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos has billions of dollars and a rocket company, yet his recent comments suggest he could not afford to buy one book …

Jeff Bezos

Cessna's New Skycourier Twin Turboprop Plane Will Make A Wonderful Weapon

Cessna's new design could replace existing types currently being flown by American special operators and by many others air arms around the …

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

U.S. Military: 'We Are Prepared to Use Nuclear Weapons'

Twice in seven days the U.S. shot nuclear-capable long-range missiles toward the Marshall Islands, but the same government refused in March to join …

This superfast electric off-road vehicle could one day deliver special ops to the battlefield without making a sound

In the future, special ops could be taken into combat using electric vehicles that make very little noise. Nikola Zer o can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds and has a range of up to 200 miles. Anyone can reserve one for $37K. It was showcased at Camp Pendleton in California.

Off-roading

Syria government 'producing chemical weapons at research facilities'

<b>Syria's government is continuing to make chemical weapons in violation of a 2013 deal to eliminate them, a Western intelligence agency has told the BBC.</b><p>A document says chemical and biological munitions are produced at three main sites near Damascus and Hama.<p>It alleges that both Iran and Russia, the …

Middle East

North Korea Celebrates Founder's Birthday With Mock Missile Attack On United States

North Korea marked the birthday of its founder on Sunday with a massive celebration featuring military musicians and singers performing beneath images that included a simulated missile attack on the United States.<p>Footage from North Korean state-run TV showed leader Kim Jong Un in attendance at the …

North Korea

The Second World War in Colour – in pictures

An extraordinary collection of rare colour images by official photographers, news agencies, freelancers and air crews, feature in a new book, The Second World War in Colour, by the Imperial War Museum . Many are being published for the first time and shed fresh light behind the scenes of the …

Remembrance Day

End to tourism drought in sight as Egypt discovers new tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist industry.<p>Located near the Nile city of Luxor, the tomb is the resting place of Userhat, a judge from the New …

Facebook Live killer was stopped after McDonald's staff held up his McNuggets order and called police

Facebook Live killer Steve Stephens was undone on the third day of an intensive manhunt when suspicious McDonald's staff delayed giving him his order and telephoned police, it has emerged.<p>Stephens, who shot himself at the denouement of a police chase on Tuesday, is believed to have killed a …

Physicists create mind-bending 'negative mass' that accelerates backwards and could help explain black holes

Scientists have created a fluid with "negative mass" which they claim can be used to explore some of the more challenging concepts of the cosmos.<p>Washington State University physicists explained that this mass, unlike every physical object in the world we know, accelerates backwards when pushed.<p>The …

Physics
Africa

The Ultimate Collection of Manly Last Words | The Art of Manliness

People have always been intrigued by the last words of others. What did a man use his final breaths to utter? Were they scared as they glimpsed the …

Royal Navy
Middle East

What Was the Flaw in the Enigma Machine?

In World War II, the Allies faced a dilemma. The German Enigma machine created encrypted messages, and the Germans changed the code every day. Even …

Charles Manson

Aerial footage shows 'Mother Of All Bombs' hitting Isil target

Video released by US Forces Afghanistan shows the moment a Moab bomb hit Islamic States cave and tunnel network in the east of the country.

Islamic State (ISIS)