Shahrizam Abdul Karim

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Here's what it’s REALLY like to work for the FBI

That dream came true in 1972, a few days after he turned 22.<p>For the next three decades, Noesner was heavily involved in numerous hostage, barricade, and suicide incidents; more than 120 overseas kidnapping cases involving American citizens; and prison riots, right-wing militia standoffs, religious …

Rising marijuana sales leave pot shops flush with cash they can’t deposit

Two months from now, on July 1, Oregon will become the fourth state to allow residents to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use. In anticipation of legalization, the governing body that will oversee marijuana licensing and sales is preparing for something unexpected: A huge influx of …

“Smart” Drugs Don’t Work If You’re Already Smart, Study Says

New research shows that alertness drug modafinil can impair cognition in test takers.<p>Fighter pilots and emergency room workers often take the drug modafinil to stay awake and alert, but can it really make you sharper? A new study shows that people who attempt to boost their cognitive abilities with …

Billions in U.S. Spending Can’t Slow Afghan Opium Poppy Production

Afghan opium poppy production hit an all-time high in 2013 despite the United States spending $7.6 billion on counternarcotics efforts in …

Here's What Your Eyes Look Like When You Take Different Drugs

We asked a medical expert, and then snapped some photos of people on drugs just to make sure.<p>Eyes are the window to your soul, and that doesn't stop being true no matter how many illegal substances you consume on a night out. But can your eyes really tell when you're actually on something? From …

FBI Spoofs News Story To Send Spyware To Suspect

It was already known that the FBI uses spyware to investigate people — that was clear in federal documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. What hasn't been fully appreciated until now was the lengths to which the FBI will go to infect a target's computer.<p>"Presumably, your typical …

US government planes mimic cellphone towers to collect user data – report

The US justice department is reportedly using electronic equipment on aircraft to simulate cellphone towers so it can collect phone location and identifying information on a mass scale from users on the ground below.<p>The allegations, reported in the Wall Street Journal late on Thursday, suggest that …

First Snowden. Then tracking you on wheels. Now spies on a plane. Yes, surveillance is everywhere

US government-owned airplanes that can cover most of the continental United States are covertly flying around the country, spying on tens of thousands of innocent people’s cellphones. It sounds like a movie plot, but in a remarkable report published on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal exposed that …

FBI wants to hide how cops are spying on you via “stingray” cellphone tracker

If by any chance, you have been into a local police department for filing a public request in order to know about how cell-site simulators function …

Australia 'crystal meth' clampdown

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1158000/1158582_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1528585235_cc0600cd06447b2a3a60188adb26af2a<p><b>Australia's government has established a national taskforce to tackle growing use of crystal methamphetamine, or ice.</b><p>The taskforce will examine state and …

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Corruption in sport initiative

<b>Sport is a multi-billion dollar business engaging billions of people</b>. It is also a global symbol of fair play and a source of great joy for many …

Ever wondered what burning a massive pile of drugs looks like?

This is what it looks like when millions of pounds worth of drugs are burned all at once.<p>Up to 13 tonnes of drugs were seized in Panama since the …

Organized Crime

Five things every Malaysian should know when visiting Amsterdam | Malay Mail

AMSTERDAM, April 13 — If you’re travelling to Europe, there’s a good chance you will transit at The Netherlands’ Schiphol Airport. The airport is …

Note to Boko Haram: Western education is NOT a sin | Education

One year ago, on April 14, 2014, 276 teenage girls staying in the dormitories of a government secondary school in Chibok, Borno State, northeast Nigeria, were abducted by Boko Haram. Of the original total, 57 managed to escape, leaving 219 still missing. They remain unaccounted for to this …

Waheed Ahmed believed to have returned to UK

Man escorted off flight at Birmingham airport<p>A Labour councillor's son who was held in Turkey on suspicion of trying to enter Syria illegally is believed to have returned to the UK in the early hours of Tuesday morning.<p><b>University student Waheed Ahmed, 21, and eight of his relatives were stopped by</b> …

AirAsia crash plane "was flying without permission"

As search teams find two large parts of the plane, officials say flight did not have permission to fly to Singapore on Sundays<p>AirAsia Flight 8501 did not have permission to fly to Singapore on the day it crashed into the Java Sea, transport officials have said as search chiefs said they had found …

Muddled souls – Britain is a non-religious, Christian-ish country

Listen<p>A new survey of British religious attitudes is out. It reveals a surprising degree of hostility to religion, and an unsurprising degree of muddle.<p>David Cameron’s claim that Britain is a Christian country looks refuted, for more than 60 per cent of respondents said they are ‘not religious at …