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FBI’s New Facial Recognition System: Breach Of Rights Or National Security?

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The FBI has launched a fully operational biometric identification system that includes facial recognition technology in over 18,000 bureaus across the country. The new facial recognition database was announced yesterday, and will use the Next Generation Identification system (NGI) by compiling more than 8 million mug shots from across the country. The facial recognition system… Read more »

EMP Attack Threats Discussed By Senate During Power Grid Cyber Attack Hearing

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Electromagnetic pulse attack threats were among the possible terrorism scenarios discussed with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during a Senate hearing on Wednesday. While the primary terrorist attack concerns revolved around both physical and cyber attacks by “radical Islamists” like ISIS, EMP threats were also a topic of conversation during the meeting. Wisconsin Senator Ron… Read more »

Wedding Weight Loss: Couple Sheds A Combined 133 Pounds For Their Special Day

Matt Bradley

One engaged couple decided they’d commit themselves to something more than just marriage – weight loss! According to Elite Daily, Matt Bradley and his fiancé, Hannah, reportedly dropped a combined 133 pounds in time for their wedding day. During a recent interview, the Warwickshire native shared details about their weight loss journey. The couple, who… Read more »

UVA Student Missing: Update On Hannah Graham’s Disappearance

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An 18-year-old UVA student remains missing. However, authorities have released new information about Hannah Elizabeth Graham’s disappearance. A spokesperson with the Charlottesville Police Department confirmed Hannah was last seen walking west on Preston Avenue near McGrady’s Irish Pub. On Friday evening, the teen was invited to a party at a friend’s house. As reported by… Read more »

ISIS In West Virginia, Intelligence Centers Monitoring Movements

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ISIS terrorists may be in West Virginia. Investigators at the Fusion Intelligence Center in Charleston are reportedly researching classified information related to the whereabouts of Islamic State militants on a daily basis. During an interview with Mountain State news outlet WCHSTV, the intelligence center staffers refused to get into specifics regarding how many ISIS militants… Read more »

Oskar Gröning: Former Auschwitz Guard Charged In 300,000 Deaths

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Oskar Gröning, 93, is facing 300,000 counts of accessory to murder. The former Auschwitz guard admittedly worked at the infamous death camp between May and June 1944. Within those two months, more than 425,000 Hungarian Jews were captured and transported to the camp. An estimated 300,000 were killed within the first weeks. Gröning, who remains… Read more »

As Many As 700 Could Be Dead In Mediterranean Shipwrecks

The coast guard preparing to tow a yacht carrying refugees.

More than 700 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean sea last week while fleeing from Africa and the Middle East. According to Yahoo News, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday that several shipwrecks could result in a death toll of migrants for the entire year reaching 3,000. The worst of the… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Chooses Not To Distance Herself From Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Harkin Steak Fry

While Hillary Clinton has not yet officially announced her candidacy for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, she has gotten pretty close. The media and the public seem to believe that Hillary will almost certainly be running for president once Barack Obama leaves office. And in a political decision that some might consider unwise, Clinton decided… Read more »

GM Cars Cause At Least 19 Deaths, Possibly Many More

Ken Feinberg

General Motors will be paying compensation to the families of 19 victims of a faulty ignition switch in GM cars. So far, 19 deaths have been confirmed as a result of the GM vehicles, but 125 death claims have been filed in total, meaning the actual number could be much larger. According to Fox 2… Read more »