The United Nations human rights chief today condemned the repeated failure of the Coalition to effectively prevent civilian casualties in airstrikes and to publish transparent, independent investigations into those that have already occurred in Yemen.
Next Tuesday, Orbital ATK will launch their Cygnus cargo vehicle to the International Space Station (ISS). Cygnus will bring the astronauts on station food, water, and a 3-D printer, among other…
Mufid Elfgeeh was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison.
A Saudi announcement that major combat is nearing an end in Yemen was welcomed by Washington Thursday, as the death toll from alliance air strikes on a market rose to 119. The United Nations childrens’ agency gave the new toll, nearly three times that previously reported, for the Saudi-led strikes on the market this week in northern Yemen’s rebel-held Hajja province. It is one of the deadliest incidents since coalition forces intervened on March 26 last year to support President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi after rebels seized large parts of Yemen including the capital Sanaa.
A lion has mauled a man after straying into rush hour traffic in Nairobi. The male, which is thought to have become agitated by the hooting of car horns by passing motorists, was then captured and taken back to a reserve that lies on the edge of the city, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said. KWS, which manages the country’s safari reserves including the Nairobi National Park on the outskirts of the capital, said its units had caught the lion after images posted on social media showed it wandering along a main road near the park.
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Lily Hay Newman is a staff writer and the lead blogger for Future Tense.
Hackers have already developed myriad phishing and spear phishing attacks to steal personal data or gain control of computers. But here comes another one: the latest trend in cyber attacks is called typosquatting, and it’s a clever con.
In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a pretrial hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl says he left a post in Afghanistan in 2009 to draw attention to what he saw as leadership problems in newly released documents from a military investigation. (Ted Richardson/AP)
Bowe Bergdahl’s lawyers on Wednesday released a transcript of an interview between Bergdahl and an Army investigating officer that stretched over two days. In the transcript, the Bergdahl reflects on his childhood, his dissolution with military leadership in Afghanistan and the moment the Taliban captured him.
Less than a month after becoming secretary of state, and registering the personal email domain that she would use exclusively for government business, Hillary Clinton’s team aggressively pursued changes to existing State Department security protocols so she could use her BlackBerry in secure facilities for classified information, according to new documents released under the Freedom of Information Act.