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Day: March 6, 2017

Britain’s terrorism hotspot revealed as number of attacks doubles now if compare with before
Arab world, ENGLISH

Britain’s terrorism hotspot revealed as number of attacks doubles now if compare with before

    The number of Islamism-inspired terrorism offences in the UK has nearly doubled in the five years to the end of 2015, according to a new report. The period from 1998 to 2015, studied in a report on Islamist terrorism on British soil, has also seen a surge in the number of women taking part in these crimes with offenders are getting younger and the bulk of the Islamism-inspired threat coming from home-grown terrorism. It was found that 72% of Islamism-related offences (IROs) were carried out by UK nationals or people who held dual British nationality. Report author Hannah Stuart, a fellow at The Henry Jackson Society who commissioned the study, believes it poses particular challenges for the authorities. She said: Our security services will be particularly concerned that th...
Marine Corps rocked by nude photo scandal
America, ENGLISH

Marine Corps rocked by nude photo scandal

    The Marine Corps is looking into allegations that an unknown number of potential Marines, as well as current and former service members, shared naked and compromising photos of their colleagues on social media, Marine officials said Sunday. The allegations were first reported by the War Horse and published Saturday through the website Reveal. The author, a Marine veteran and Purple Heart recipient, as well as members of his family, have received numerous death threats since the article was first published. It is unclear how many people are involved in the scandal and how many photos were posted online. The War Horse’s report focuses on one Facebook group with more than 30,000 members called Marines United. In January, a link to a shared hard drive containing photos of nume...
Jeremy Corbyn says nothing hidden in tax figures after he publishes returns
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Jeremy Corbyn says nothing hidden in tax figures after he publishes returns

    Jeremy Corbyn has insisted there is nothing missing, nothing hidden in his tax affairs as Labour rejected allegations he failed to declare £40,000 of income. The party said it was confident the details of Mr Corbyn's tax return were in order after the leader faced questions over his earnings. Details released on the Labour leader's website on Sunday said he earned £114,342 in 2015/16, on which he paid £35,298 in tax. The Labour leader said: Transparency invites scrutiny. I welcome it as should all those seeking highest office. My taxes fully paid, nothing missing, nothing hidden. Mr Corbyn's tax return showed he earned £77,019 from all employments, £36,045 from UK pensions and state benefits, £1,200 profit from self employment, and £78 in interest from UK bank and building...
Giant magnetic shield could make Mars habitable: NASA scientists
ENGLISH, Technology

Giant magnetic shield could make Mars habitable: NASA scientists

    Scientists at NASA have proposed that launching a giant magnetic shield into space to protect Mars from solar winds could give the Red Planet its atmosphere back and make it habitable for humans. Mars now appears to be a cold desert world and it has no global magnetic field. The cold temperatures and thin atmosphere on the red Planet do not allow liquid water to exist at the surface for long. But it might not have been always so. Scientists believe that the Red Planet once had a thick atmosphere necessary to maintain liquid water, and a warmer, potentially habitable climate. It is the collapse of the protective magnetic field billions of years ago that eventually made Mars what it is today cold and arid. In a presentation at the Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop in Wa...
Trump: Bonkers, paranoid or trapped?
America, ENGLISH

Trump: Bonkers, paranoid or trapped?

    President Trump on Saturday angrily accused former president Barack Obama of orchestrating a Nixon/Watergate plot to tap the phones at his Trump Tower headquarters last fall in the run-up to the election. While citing no evidence to support his explosive allegation, Trump said in a series of five tweets sent Saturday morning that Obama was wire tapping his New York offices before the election in a move he compared to McCarthyism. Bad (or sick) guy! he said of his predecessor, adding that the surveillance resulted in nothing found. An Obama spokesman gave an emphatic, but noticeably limited response: A cardinal rule of the Obama Administration was that no White House official ever interfered with any independent investigation led by the Department of Justice. As part of tha...