August 2019

Photos by Alyssa LidmanMembers of local emergency medical services crew for National Night Out Against Crime on Aug. 6. Similar events held throughout the country are meant to foster better relations between the public and first responders, particularly police. UNION, NJ — At one end of the parking lot, children lined up for the bouncy […]

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SRINAGAR, India — Residents of Indian-administered Kashmir were running low on essential supplies Tuesday as an unprecedented security lockdown kept people indoors for a ninth day. India has imposed a near-constant curfew and a communications blackout as it tries to stave off a violent reaction to the government’s decision on Aug. 5 to strip Kashmir […]

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SRINAGAR, India — Residents of Indian-administered Kashmir were running low on essential supplies Tuesday as an unprecedented security lockdown kept people indoors for a ninth day. India has imposed a near-constant curfew and a communications blackout as it tries to stave off a violent reaction to the government’s decision on Aug. 5 to strip Kashmir […]

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Not far from the coast, where fishing communities make a hard living, criminals are hard at work too, plundering and wrecking one of Britain’s greatest natural resources. “You’ve got a lot of Spanish deep-sea bottom trawlers fishing off the coast of Scotland. I don’t have a clue what they’re pulling out the water and discarding,” […]

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MADRID (AP) — The British overseas territory of Gibraltar released a seized Iranian supertanker Thursday over last-minute objections from the U.S., potentially easing tensions between London and Tehran, which still holds a British-flagged vessel. The release of the Grace 1 comes amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West after U.S. President Donald Trump […]

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MADRID (AP) — The British overseas territory of Gibraltar released a seized Iranian supertanker Thursday over last-minute objections from the U.S., potentially easing tensions between London and Tehran, which still holds a British-flagged vessel. The release of the Grace 1 comes amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West after U.S. President Donald Trump […]

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Government use of drones is on the rise. But integrating public safety efforts with research, innovation and environmental agencies is a complicated business. DJI has put together a guide for public sector leaders with insights into the strategy and structure behind one of the most successful government drone programs. The state of North Carolina has […]

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CAIRO, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha international airport on Friday, the Iran-aligned group’s military spokesman said. The spokesman said “the attacks have halted air traffic at the airport”. There was no immediate confirmation of the attacks from the Saudi authorities. (Reporting by Samar Hassan) … read […]

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By KRISTEN DE GROOT Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – A gunman barricaded himself inside a Philadelphia rowhouse for 7 hours, firing on police and wounding six in a standoff that trapped two officers and paralyzed a neighborhood, all while the commissioner and the shooter’s attorney tried to negotiate a surrender. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross expressed […]

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