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August 25, 2018 8:43 PM Seven arrested at Confederate statue protest in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Police in North Carolina arrested seven people on Saturday during scuffles at a university campus where demonstrators earlier this week had toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier, a school official said. Most of those taken into custody face assault charges, Carly Miller, a spokeswoman for the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel 81

August 10, 2018 1:21 PM US Army eyes microwave cannon to take out drones

A 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade (SFAB) Soldier uses a Drone Defender to capture and control a drone as its flying, Mar. 6, 2018. The Drone Defender uses an electromagnetic pulse to disable its target and has a range of 600 meters. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker) The U.S. Army wants an airborne microwave cannon that can take down drones 199

July 27, 2018 6:05 PM Mississippi officer fired after dashcam footage appears to show him using stun gun on handcuffed man

A Mississippi officer was terminated after dashcam footage showed him using excessive force on a suspect. (Meridian Police Department) A Mississippi police officer was fired after shocking dashcam footage showed him using a stun gun on a handcuffed man. Officers from the Meridian Police Department chased a van suspected of being used in a theft from Walmart 108

July 23, 2018 7:27 PM Man arrested after knife incident near Canada Parliament: military

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A man armed with a knife was arrested after an incident during a military ceremony on Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital Ottawa on Monday, the defense ministry said, adding that no one had been injured. Hours earlier, a gunman shot dead two people in Toronto, Canada’s largest city. The ministry statement said an incident “involving 62

July 11, 2018 8:29 AM Short-Video App Douyin Resumes Advertising

An ad suspension had been imposed after officials said a venerated Chinese soldier was made light of in promotions SHANGHAI—Advertisements began appearing again on popular short-video app Douyin, 10 days after ads were suspended because of promotions it ran on a search engine that authorities said had insulted “Chinese heroes.” The ad suspension was costing 50

July 5, 2018 2:52 AM Philippine troops retake town after 12-hour standoff with Islamists

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine soldiers backed by armoured vehicles have retaken a southern town held for 12 hours by pro-Islamic State militants, the army said on Wednesday, with four rebels killed in urban clashes reminiscent of a five-month siege last year. The clashes followed warnings by President Rodrigo Duterte that remnants of pro-Islamic State 147

June 29, 2018 8:20 PM ‘Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy’ Review: A Man of Many Lives

As a subject for biography, Spanish writer Jorge Semprún is as hard to pin down as the Scarlet Pimpernel. As a subject for biography, Jorge Semprún is as hard to pin down as the Scarlet Pimpernel. He was a man of many facets: a Spanish Republican, a Resistance fighter in occupied France, a Buchenwald survivor, a Communist undercover agent in Franco-era 66

June 23, 2018 6:01 PM Six under investigation for grenade attack in Ethiopian capital: police

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian police said on Saturday six suspects were under investigation for a grenade attack that killed one person and left scores injured in Addis Ababa earlier in the day. “Six suspects are currently under investigation for involvement in the attack,” the Federal Police Commission said in a statement. The attack was launched 55

June 21, 2018 8:00 AM XXXTentacion Murder Investigators Key on Soldier Kidd's Location Before Shooting

Investigators working on XXXTentacion's murder seem to be homing in on a Florida rapper who posted a pic of himself packing heat Monday, not far from the crime scene. Soldier Kidd's been widely accused online of having possible involvement in XXX's shooting death -- mostly due to a photo of himself at Hook Fish & Chicken restaurant, which is 7 minutes 154

June 17, 2018 1:47 PM Chicago soldier killed in Korea finally being laid to rest

CHICAGO – A Chicago soldier who died during the Korean War will finally be put to rest back home in the United States. The family of Army Maj. Stephen Uurtamo will attend a military funeral on Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Uurtamo was captured by the North Koreans in late 1950. He died about a month later while a prisoner of war. He was buried 63