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The Obama administration released a redacted version of its “playbook” for the lethal U.S. drone program, a booklet of presidential guidelines that sets legal standards for deciding who to kill, where and under what circumstances. The 18-page document was drawn up in May 2013, after President Obama promised greater transparency and oversight on counterterrorism strikes that have targeted thousands of Islamic militants in remote corners of […]

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Hundreds of mourners are expected to jam St. Helen Church in Howard Beach for Saturday’s funeral Mass of slain jogger Karina Vetrano as police continue to search the marshy area near her home where she was found strangled. The noon service comes the day after police reported they found missing items the 30-year-old woman had […]

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General News of Friday, 5 August 2016 Source: Graphic.com.gh 2016-08-05 IGP, Mr John Kudalor, and some members of the police top hierarchy The Ghana Police Service has taken delivery of a remotely piloted aerial system ‘drone’ to monitor activities in the country during this year’s general election. Also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), […]

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A drone nearly collided with the Edmonton police helicopter last month, prompting police to issue a warning to the public on Friday.   Police said the helicopter was responding to call in the downtown area around 10 p.m. on July 8 when the pilot noticed a white drone passing by about 50 feet away. ‘No drone […]

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A strange light that hovered over the St. Louis Gateway Arch this week is sparking plenty of debate on the internet. Surveillance footage recorded at Malcolm W Martin Memorial Park on Tuesday and posted to Facebook shows the mysterious object hovering over the famous arch. “We guarantee you will be perplexed if you watch all […]

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“Dumb.” That’s how the Islamic State viewed America’s lax gun laws, according to one former recruit who traveled to Syria to join them. Speaking to The New York Times’s Rukmini Callimachi, Harry Sarfo was characterizing how the group would approach attacks on foreign soil differently in the United States than in Europe, where strict gun […]

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BROOME, Australia, Aug. 4 (UPI) — An Australian man taking video of a huge crocodile captured the moment the croc launched itself upward and “almost ate” his drone. Sean Scott posted a video to Instagram showing the massive crocodile he encountered on the Ord River in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. The video shows the crocodile […]

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