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Firefighters Pummel Colleague in ‘Severe’ Attack

August 19, 2018 |

A vicious attack between firefighters this summer has triggered three investigations and left New York fire officials in shock, the New York Post reports. Insiders say over a dozen FDNY firefighters attacked three Bronx rivals so brutally on June 6 that a captain watching video of it had to go…
Newser

Swimmer Injured in Cape Cod Shark Attack

August 16, 2018 |

A man swimming off Cape Cod was attacked by a shark on Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital. It was the first shark attack on a human at the popular summer tourist destination since 2012. The victim was a 61-year-old man, who suffered puncture wounds to his torso and…
Newser

London Crash Being Treated as Terrorist Attack

August 15, 2018 |

The crash that injured three people outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament Tuesday is being treated as a terrorist attack, police in London say—but the suspect does not appear to have been on authorities’ radar. The 29-year-old suspect isn’t known to counterterrorism or spy agencies and is not cooperating with…
Newser

Car Crashes Outside U.K. Parliament in Suspected Terror Attack

August 14, 2018 |

A car crashed into barriers outside the U.K. Houses of Parliament in a suspected terrorist attack, injuring pedestrians and cyclists, just yards away from the site of an attack last year.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Chemical Attack in UK Leads to US Sanctions on Russia

August 9, 2018 |

The US is poised to impose sanctions on Russia in retaliation for a March nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter. Per BBC , US investigators have determined the country is behind the March 4 poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal, who were…
Newser

Venezuela attack shows drones can become assassins. Here’s how they can be grounded

August 7, 2018 |

As two explosives-laden drones flew toward Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at an event this past weekend, the remotely controlled aircraft headed into an area rigged with equipment designed to jam radio signals.

That technology was credited by Venezuelan officials with partly foiling an assassination…


L.A. Times – Business

Venezuela’s Maduro: Drone attack was attempt to kill him

August 5, 2018 |

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said.
FOX News

CNN

Venezuela’s Maduro after alleged attack: ‘I’m alive and victorious’

August 5, 2018 |

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro emerged on his country’s national TV hours after what he called an “attempt against his life” on Saturday and pointed blame at far-right elements and Colombia’s outgoing president, Juan Manuel Santos.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

TMZ

Dana White Says UFC Won’t Punish Conor McGregor for Bus Attack

August 4, 2018 |

The UFC will not discipline Conor McGregor for the bus attack at Barclay’s Center in New York — with Dana White explaining that his punishment through the legal system is good enough already.  TMZ Sports spoke with the UFC honcho about the…

TMZ.com

Google Accused of ‘Gross Attack’ on Internet Freedom

August 2, 2018 |

Google is looking to reenter the Chinese market it exited in protest over government censorship in a move critics say is nothing short of hypocritical. According to the Information and Intercept , Google has presented to Chinese officials two mobile apps—one for internet searches, one focusing on news aggregation—that…
Newser