Weapons of Mass Destruction

A Drunk and Disorderly Call Led Cops to Potential 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

Police found explosive chemicals, bottled urine, and a lunchbox bomb at a Florida home.<p>Police responding to a 911 call in DeBary, Florida, on Sunday not only found the drunk and disorderly 31-year-old they had been warned about, but also uncovered the arsenal of materials he was allegedly using to …

Crime

Florida man arrested on suspicion of attempting to make weapon of mass destruction

Florida police said the man was in possession of chemical substances similar to those found in the World Trade Center bombing in 1993.<p>Police in …

Crime

Neighbors talk after NC pair facing weapons of mass destruction charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) — A former air traffic controller at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and another man, both accused of having a weapon …

Crime

Air traffic controller arrested for allegedly possessing weapon of mass destruction

A North Carolina air traffic controller with access to a control tower was arrested Friday for possessing, transporting and acquiring a weapon of mass destruction, police said.<p>Paul George Dandan, 30, was booked along with his roommate, Derrick Fells, in Charlotte, local reports said.<p>The arrests …

News (U.S.)

North Carolina air traffic controller arrested for having weapon of mass destruction

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North Carolina

Pope Francis: Despite naysayers, there's hope for a nuke-free world

Vatican City, Nov 10, 2017 / 05:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a key speech on the global effort to eradicate nuclear arms, Pope Francis called the …

Christianity

North Korea’s Nukes May Not Be Its Biggest Threat

It has biological and chemical weapons, too.<p>In May 2015, the Pentagon publicly acknowledged that it had accidentally sent live anthrax to several …

North Korea

When AI rules, one rogue programmer could end the human race

The idea of small groups of humans having control over some of the most powerful weapons ever to be built is scary, but it’s the reality we live in. …

Science

Humanity on Verge of Creating ‘Killer Robots,’ Experts Warn We Must Ban These ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction’

It’s been 20 long years since Skynet was activated, thus signaling the robot apocalypse in <i>Terminator 2: Judgment Day</i>. We are still here, sucking up …

Singularity

Australia conducts naval drills to stop and search North Korean weapons ships

"The multilateral maritime interdiction exercise is an opportunity to practically demonstrate the Australian, ROK and US navies' ability to work …

North Korea

Biological threats: why the US is 'dangerously vulnerable'

Abstract: The threat of biological catastrophes-- stemming from natural, accidental or intentional causes-- looms ever larger as populations …

Stanford University

Gordon Brown Cries Foul

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is crying foul in his new book, that claims the United States misled the United Kingdom over the case for …

Referendums

Brown: Blair will ‘almost certainly’ be remembered for Iraq war decision

Former prime minister Tony Blair will “almost certainly” be remembered for the Iraq war despite all that he achieved, Gordon Brown has said.<p>Mr Brown, …

Foreign Policy

Report: Dutch technology may have helped advance Iran's weapons program

Intelligence services from the Netherlands are raising a red flag over Iran's use of Dutch technology to accelerate its lethal weapons …

World News

Are We Slowly but Surely Heading Towards Our Own Self-Scripted Apocalypse?

Osama Siddique’s <i>Snuffing Out the Moon</i> leaves us with a disturbing thought that is pertinent to the Orwellian world we now inhabit.<p>A superficial …

The Moon

Timeline: New York City a terror target for decades

The Halloween truck attack that killed eight and injured 12 was just the latest reminder that New York City has been the target of terrorist attacks for decades.<p>Whether drawn to the iconic landmarks or densely packed citizens, plots have ranged from international conspiracies to deranged lone …

News (U.S.)

North Korea not biggest nuclear war threat

A surface-to-surface Agni V missile displayed during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India.<p>For all the heartburn about North Korea, many …

North Korea

Technology from Netherlands may have been used to develop WMD in Pakistan: Dutch govt

THE HAGUE: The Dutch government has admitted that technology from the Netherlands may have been used to develop weapons of mass destruction in Iran , …

Pakistan

Nuclear club's rival weapons and agendas pushing Australia into uncertain new world

For all the heartburn about North Korea, many experts feel the greatest danger of nuclear war remains one between India and Pakistan.<p>Why? Their …

North Korea

We’re Giving Away Free iOS Copies of 10tons Ltd.’s Time-Twisting, Top-Down Shooter, ‘Time Recoil’

<b>One of last week’s stand out new iOS releases</b> was certainly the story driven top-down shooter, Time Recoil.<p>You are a member of the <i>Recoilers</i> and you …

iOS

North Korea’s biological weapons are just as dangerous as its nuclear warheads

In addition to its nuclear capabilities, North Korea has the ability to douse thousands of people with lethal doses of anthrax, smallpox and viral …

North Korea

The FBI Simulated a Terrorist Attack at a Theme Park in Virginia

Local residents were warned to expect the sound of sirens, helicopter and fake gunfire.<p>The FBI on Wednesday took over one of the largest amusement parks in Virginia to simulate a terrorist attack, with residents of the area warned to expect the sound of fake gunfire, according to a statement from …

Terrorism

Anger at Trump and U.S. fueled Miami man’s thwarted plot to bomb mall, prosecutors say

Vicente Solano, a Honduran national who has lived in Miami for more than a decade, changed his Facebook profile name to “Abad Solano” in March after …

Crime

Watch Will Smith take on a new breed of bad guys in Netflix movie 'Bright'

In a fantasy world where orcs are marginalized citizens, cops are talking down medieval sword-wielding crazies, and elves are shooting up convenient …

Entertainment

Canada Day by Day: More from Vancouver…

…subtitled <b>A Brummie Home and Abroad Mows Down A Pedestrian.</b><p>For my previous Vancouver post, click here!<p>We make it to 6am which is a triumph. We potter …

Canada Day

Possible ISIS-inspired terror plot reportedly thwarted

Vicente Solano allegedly targeted a Miami shopping center with a huge bomb hoping to detonate what he thought was a "weapon of mass destruction," …

News

Honduras man living in Miami charged with trying to bomb a mall

(Reuters) - A Honduras citizen with sympathies to ISIS and residing in Miami appeared in federal court on Monday on a charge of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in a planned attack on a crowded Miami shopping mall, the U.S. Justice Department said.<p>Vicente Solano, 53, planned to …

News (U.S.)

Nuclear bombers could be on '24-alert' for first time in decades

The military could reheat a Cold War tactic, keeping nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert, according to a report.<p>U.S. B-52 bombers have not been placed …

War

The U.S. Military Has Big Plans If It Must Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Weapons

The Pentagon has just released a new manual that lays out how the United States might destroy North Korea’s nukes.<p>Army Techniques Publication No. …

War

Action taken to prevent non-state actors from acquiring chemical arms: Pakistan

Pakistan has taken steps to prevent non-state actors from obtaining and using chemical and biological weapons, a senior Pakistani diplomat has told …

Pakistan