Daily Archives: September 3, 2018

‘Let's tase him!’ Man dies in hospital after Tulsa cops repeatedly taser him during arrest (VIDEO)

A 25-year-old man has died in a hospital three days after Tulsa police officers repeatedly tasered the half-naked suspect during an arrest in which he showed impressive resistance to electric shock. “All right we’re gonna tase him. Let’s tase him,” a police officer is heard telling his colleagues just before a group of cops gang up on an unruly half-naked black ...

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Cuddly lion tries to ‘hijack’ Crimean safari buggy full of tourists (VIDEO)

Providing a unique photoshoot opportunity to a group of guests at safari adventure park in Crimea, the cuddly predator not only welcomed the pack but even tried to get behind the wheel for the tour. A full-grown lion named Filya appeared to be quite bored basking in the warm sunshine of the wild adventure park just outside of Simferopol. Excited ...

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Chicago anti-violence activists detained & fined in ‘respectful’ standoff with authorities (VIDEOS)

Illinois state police have arrested the organizer of an act of civil disobedience, along with at least 11 anti-violence protesters, who tried to occupy a major roadway leading to O’Hare International Airport. Frustrated by the rise in gun violence and deteriorating socio-economic conditions in the South and West Sides of the city, several dozen protesters assembled at the on-ramp at ...

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‘Five Eyes’ govt spy ring seeks laws to make big tech companies share encrypted messages

A global network of intelligence agencies wants easier access to your private and encrypted messages. In a barely veiled warning to tech companies, it has promised to make things tough for those that don’t comply. After a meeting on Australia’s Gold Coast last week, ministers for the intelligence agencies of the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand – known ...

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Trump warns Assad against ‘reckless' attack on Syria’s Idlib

US President Donald Trump has warned Syrian leader Bashar Assad not to attack Idlib province, one of the last terrorist hideouts in the country, also advising Iran and Russia against taking part in the “potential human tragedy.” Expressing his concern that hundreds of thousands of lives might be at risk during the Syrian army’s looming operations to clear the Idlib ...

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Facebook & Instagram down? Major international outage reported in US, Europe

Published time: 3 Sep, 2018 21:29 Edited time: 3 Sep, 2018 21:54 Facebook and Instagram users on the east coast of the US and parts of Europe are reporting that the social network is not available, according to the website Down Detector. The social media giant has been having issues since 4:48pm EDT, according to the downdetector.com web service. Over ...

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‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else

A pact of five nation states dedicated to a global “collect it all” surveillance mission has issued a memo calling on their governments to demand tech companies build backdoor access to their users’ encrypted data — or face measures to force companies to comply. The international pact — the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, known as the so-called ...

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'Insults' to Islam were motivation for Afghan man's attack on 2 Americans in Amsterdam – prosecutors

The man who stabbed two American tourists at Amsterdam’s busy Central railway station says he was motivated by insults to Islam in the Netherlands and that he chose his victims at random, according to prosecutors. The 19-year-old Afghan national, identified as Jawed S., said he traveled to Amsterdam from Germany – where he has residency – to carry out the ...

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Nevada woman dies in jail after being denied medical help, DA finds no wrongdoing

Unpaid traffic tickets saw a Nevada woman in jail, where she began to suffer drug withdrawals and seizures. Days later she was dead, after being denied medical care. A report by state investigators, published this week and revealed by the Reno Gazette Journal, found that staff at Mineral County Jail violated multiple policies by denying 21-year-old Kelly Coltrain medical help, ...

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‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else

A pact of five nation states dedicated to a global “collect it all” surveillance mission has issued a memo calling on their governments to demand tech companies build backdoor access to their users’ encrypted data — or face measures to force companies to comply. The international pact — the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, known as the so-called ...

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