Security services missed five opportunities to stop the Manchester bomber

The Telegraph The Manchester suicide bomber was repeatedly flagged to the authorities over his extremist views, but was not stopped by officers, it emerged Wednesday night. Counter Terrorism agencies were facing questions after it emerged Salman Abedi told friends that “being a suicide bomber was okay”, prompting them to call […]

Al-Qaeda in Syria Now Officially A “Moderate Rebel” Group

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Kurt Nimmo Another Day in the Empire Last week MintPress News reported al-Nusra has rebranded itself as Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and by doing so is no longer on the U.S. terror watchlist. This frees up the most effective jihadist “rebel” group in Syria to continue the CIA instigated war against […]

Flight attendants to use augmented reality to read our emotions

News.com.au FLIGHT attendants may soon be able to read our emotions using augmented reality. Well, that’s what Air New Zealand is hoping for. In a collaboration with Dimension Data, the airline is exploring how the Microsoft HoloLens — augmented reality smart glasses — can enhance its in-flight customer service. In […]

In declaring martial law, Duterte cited the beheading of a police chief — who is still alive

Emily Rauhala The Washington Post BEIJING — When President Rodrigo Duterte explained his decision to declare martial law across a wide swath of the southern Philippines, he described one of the most chilling scenes imaginable: a beheading.    In a news conference that made headlines around the world, Duterte said […]

Gaddafi Predicted and Tried to Stop this Terror Wave in UK, So the US Murdered Him

Claire Bernish The Free Thought Project Outspoken critic of Big Government and former U.S. presidential candidate, Dr. Ron Paul, blasted the West for ignoring admonishments from deposed, late, Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, who asserted prior to his death, the rise of U.S.-supported Islamic extremists would lead to attacks on Europe […]

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

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AP BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved content considered superstitious and harmful to minors. Almost half of China‘s 730 million internet users use live […]

Trump vows to use presidency for peace after ‘fantastic’ talks with Pope Francis

AFP US president Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote global peace after meeting Pope Francis for the first time. The two men sidestepped deep differences over issues ranging from the environment to the plight of migrants and the poor. “Honor of a lifetime to […]

Philippines’ Duterte may place entire country under martial law

Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he wouldn’t rule out placing the entire country under martial law if the threat of Islamic State spreads. Duterte cut short a visit to Russia and placed the southern island of Mindanao under military rule on Tuesday, and said he would keep […]

The European Union Wants to Censor Hate Speech on Social Media

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Scott Shackford| Reason In America, civil libertarians frequently have to remind citizens that there’s no “hate speech” exemption to the First Amendment. But our First Amendment doesn’t fly in Europe, and now the European Union (EU) may be about to mandate censorship rules for social media. EU ministers today approved […]