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Watch: Rescue efforts continue after nearly 300 killed in quake

Amid the ruins of towns and villages across central Italy, aid workers continue to search the rubble, looking for possible survivors of last Wednesday’s devastating earthquake.   The quake, which claimed 290 lives and left nearly 400 wounded, leveled entire neighborhoods in a communities northeast of Rome.   In the town of Amatrice, home to […]

Rivlin: We don’t want war, but we’re ready

The IDF is well prepared to combat any offensive from Gaza, President Reuven Rivlin was told Tuesday in a series of conversations with Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, the Gaza Division commander and officers and soldiers of units stationed along the Gaza Strip in a briefing at Gaza Division Headquarters at Raim Army Base. […]

The Drones Report: Research, Use Cases, Regulations, and Issues

The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market.   A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a long list of clients in agriculture, land management, energy, […]

This temporary tattoo can control your smartphone

Scientists at the MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research have designed metallic body art that can control and communicate with electronic devices, such as smartphones or laptops.   DuoSkin temporary tattoos, which can be made at home and wash off in a day, use the electrodes present in inexpensive gold leaf to create a conductive surface. The gold […]

Leonardo DiCaprio NEW Money Scandal: Swiss Bank Sponsor of St. Tropez Party Fined $547 Million For Tax Evasion, Fraud by U.S. Government

EXCLUSIVE You may be reading about the lavish over the top party Leonardo DiCaprio threw in St. Tropez this week. Lots of stars came, and Leo made a big deal about donating millions to environmental causes– even though his Foundation does not file any paperwork and has no transparency.   But wait– the sponsor of […]

Milwaukee Crowd Turns Violent After Police Fatally Shoot Armed Man

Violence and protests erupted in Milwaukee overnight after a man was fatally shot by police during a foot chase.   Police said the victim, 23, was armed with a handgun and shot dead by an officer after fleeing a traffic stop on Milwaukee’s north side Saturday afternoon.   Hours later angry crowds took to the […]

New Unrest in Milwaukee After Police Shooting Sparks Violence

At least one person was wounded after shots were fired and protesters threw objects at police in Milwaukee late Sunday night, a day after violence erupted overnight in the wake of the fatal shooting of a man by police, authorities said.   Police said they were deploying armored vehicles to protect officers and to rescue […]

Potential water shortage in Dead Sea area

Head of the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria, Brigadier-General Achvat Ben-Hur, warns “Mekorot” company CEO Shimon Ben Hemo and Water Authority head Alexander Kushnir of severe water shortages that would result from the failure of the “Jericho 5” water well.   Ben-Hur explained that at this juncture Jericho 5 is not active, and must […]

‘Socialist experiment’ Venezuela in ruins as soldiers delete videos of 12-hour food queues

A BBC journalist, who attempted to film the crisis, was stopped and forced by soldiers to delete footage of a protest outside a supermarket as desperate Venezuelans waited for food.   Baying crowds shouted “We want to buy stuff!” as they grouped outside the store in the country’s capital, Caracas.   BBC journalist Vladimir Hernandez […]

Tim LaHaye, author of ‘Left Behind’ end times novels, dies

The author of the best-selling “Left Behind” novels about the return of Jesus and the rapture has died.   A publicist for the Rev. Tim LaHaye says the novelist died Monday in San Diego, California, days after suffering a stroke. He was 90 years old.   LaHaye and his partner Jerry B. Jenkins wrote 16 […]