Tag Archives: Military Tech

Elon Musk calls diver who helped save Thailand boys a 'pedo' for slamming his rescue idea

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in June.  (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File) Tech billionaire Elon Musk sent a viral shockwave Sunday in a tweet apparently accusing a British diver who helped rescue the 12 boys from a Thailand cave of being a pedophile. Musk later reportedly doubled down on the unfounded claim, telling another Twitter user he’d bet money it was “true.” The ...

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Massachusetts police officer in critical condition after being shot, reports say

A Weymouth police officer was shot Sunday morning, reports said.  (Boston25 News) A Massachusetts police officer is in critical condition Sunday morning after he was shot, reports said.  The on-duty Weymouth officer was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck near Torrey Street and Burton Terrace in a town 17 miles south of Boston, Boston25 reported. The ...

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Thousands protest Trump's 'bigotry' in Scotland; police hunt for paraglider protester who breached no-fly-zone

Protesters with colorful signs gather outside Trump’s golf resort in western Scotland on Saturday.  (AP) A bevy of anti-Trump protests broke out in Scotland on Saturday, with thousands marching in the country’s capital of Edinburgh and several protesting within earshot of guests at Trump’s exclusive Turnberry golf resort. Meanwhile, police continued to hunt for a paraglider who breached a no-fly ...

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Navy pushes for more amphibious assault ships

File photo – A Landing Craft Air Cushion approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kaitlyn E. Eads/Released) Congressional decision-makers are working with the Navy to explore massively speeding up construction of its emerging fleet of new amphibious assault ships — as part of an ...

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Ex-New York Chief Judge: It's time to end cash bail

As the former chief judge of New York, I have seen that money bail doesn’t work. In New York, like most states, a person who is charged with a crime can be required to put down money as bail, serving as collateral to ensure he or she returns to court. If you can pay, you go home. If you can’t, ...

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Legionnaires' outbreak sickens 8 in NYC

Seven of the eight patients have been hospitalized, and one has been discharged, officials said.  (CDC) An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has hit Washington Heights, with eight residents sickened by the bacteria-borne illness over the past week, officials reported Wednesday. Seven of the eight patients have been hospitalized, and one has been discharged, officials said. No deaths have been reported ...

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FCC may soon charge $225 to handle your complaint

FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is shown arriving for an FCC meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) As the rules currently stand, filing a consumer complaint with the FCC sees them assess and handle ...

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