Doug Jones beats child predator in Alabama race for the Senate

In a shocking turn of events in deep red Alabama, Democratic nominee Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in the states special election for the Senate seat.  The pro-choice Democrat beat the pro-life candidate in a narrow race with the results at 50% – 49.8%.     This race was expected to be heated from the start after allegations starting popping up against Roy Moore … Continue reading Doug Jones beats child predator in Alabama race for the Senate

Italy declares emergency after Austrian explosion

Italy declared a state-of-emergency for its energy sector on Tuesday following a large explosion at a natural gas hub in Austria. At around 8:45 a.m., a blast rocked the Baumgarten compound due to what police called a “technical fault”, killing one and injuring 18. The site is a major hub for imported Russian gas, acting as a throughway for the fuel to reach other European … Continue reading Italy declares emergency after Austrian explosion

United States, South Korea & Japan begin joint drills

The US, along with South Korea and Japan, kicked off joint “missile tracking” drills this morning. The new military exercises were started over speculation that North Korea may soon test launch a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), according to the South Korean military. Two US Aegis destroyers (USS Stethem & USS Decatur) are leading the drills along with South Korea’s Seoae Ryu Seong Ryong Aegis destroyer, … Continue reading United States, South Korea & Japan begin joint drills

Small blast strikes transit hub in New York

An explosive device was detonated in the Port Authority Bus Terminal early on Monday in the city of New York, injuring four near Times Square. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the incident was an “attempted terrorist attack” during a press conference later in the morning, with suspect Akayed Ullah detonating a homemade device that was strapped to his torso. Ullah, 27, is injured but stable … Continue reading Small blast strikes transit hub in New York

Violent clashes near U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

Violent clashes broke out near the United States Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday as local security forces fired tear gas and a water cannon into crowds of protesters throwing stones and sparking fires. Israeli Prime Minister heads to France, Belgium Read all Post coverage on the Jerusalem Crisis The rally was against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec. 6, … Continue reading Violent clashes near U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

Digital currency exchange loses $70 million in Bitcoins

On December 7, a large heist was carried out on a digital currency exchange and mining platform getting away with $70 million dollars worth of Bitcoins. “A hacker or a group of hackers was able to infiltrate our systems through a compromised company computer,” NiceHash CEO Marko Kobal said in a video statement Thursday. NiceHash, which is one of the largest marketplaces for mining digital … Continue reading Digital currency exchange loses $70 million in Bitcoins

Pre-Installed Keylogger Found On Over 460 HP Laptop Models

HP has an awful history of ‘accidentally’ leaving keyloggers onto its customers’ laptops. At least two times this year, HP laptops were caught with pre-installed keylogger or spyware applications. I was following a tweet made by a security researcher claiming to have found a built-in keylogger in several HP laptops, and now he went public with his findings. A security researcher who goes by the name of ZwClose discovered a … Continue reading Pre-Installed Keylogger Found On Over 460 HP Laptop Models

Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart

MIAMI (AP) — Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest. The judge issued the injunction Friday, hours after the Center for Biological Diversity and three other groups sued to overturn a decision earlier this week that cleared the … Continue reading Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart

Israeli Air Force carries out airstrikes in Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out airstrikes in Gaza last night, killing two Palestinian “gunmen” after rockets were fired from the area. At least three rockets were reportedly launched toward Israeli towns from the Gaza Strip late last night. “IAF aircraft targeted four facilities belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the Gaza Strip: two weapons manufacturing sites, a weapons warehouse, a military compound,” the … Continue reading Israeli Air Force carries out airstrikes in Gaza

Japan set to acquire medium-range cruise missles

Japan is set to acquire medium-range, air-launched cruise missiles, “capable of striking North Korea,” according to Japanese DM Itsunori Onodera. Onodera added that the new missiles “would be for defense,” as Japan would still rely on the US to strike any enemy bases. The Joint Strike Missile (JSM) will be mounted on F-35A stealth fighters as “stand-off” missiles that “can be fired beyond the range of … Continue reading Japan set to acquire medium-range cruise missles