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November 28, 2016

OSU attack wounds 9, suspect is dead.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/11/28/ohio-state-reports-active-shooter-columbus-campus/94540050/

Developing now.

Looks like someone hit some people with a car, then jumped out and started stabbing folks.
August 31, 2016

Survivors of the Aurora shooting have to pay at least $700,000 to theater chain

http://theweek.com/speedreads/646024/survivors-aurora-shooting-have-pay-least-700000-theater-chain

After a settlement deal fell apart, four survivors of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting are left having to pay the Cinemark chain at least $700,000.

The failed settlement and financial repercussions were laid out Tuesday by the Los Angeles Times, which pieced together the story through interviews with people involved in the talks between the owners of the Century Aurora 16 mutliplex and 41 plaintiffs, including survivors and relatives of victims. A federal judge overseeing their case had advised the plaintiffs that they should settle with Cinemark within 24 hours. Another group of survivors had filed a state lawsuit, and a jury decided Cinemark could not have foreseen the shooting, which left 12 dead and more than 70 injured during a showing of The Dark Knight Rises. Because of that ruling, the judge said, he would most likely also find the chain not liable for the shooting.
May 31, 2016

Boy, 8, dies with 'skin falling from his body' after jumping into boiling hot thermal spring

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1342664/Boy-8-fighting-life-jumping-boiling-hot-spring-New-Zealand.html


How high, extensive, instrusive, and long should the barriers be at this and other places, such as national parks?

Maybe just put all the walking trails inside of unbreakable plexiglass tubes?

When visiting such a sight, is it the park's responsibility to ensure a child won't be killed or injured, or does the parent have to do a bit of parenting?
May 26, 2016

A question for the controller types here.

What are your thoughts on the new pump action ARs? These are legal in a ton of places with restrictions on semi sutos.

http://troydefense.com/pumpactionrifle/

May 18, 2016

ISIS sympathizing teen tweeted names and adresses of ~100 US service members, encouraging murder

http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/crime/2016/05/18/feds-teenager-tweeted-names-addresses-service-members/84552406/

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Federal authorities say a Pennsylvania teenager already accused of trying to assist the Islamic State group also tweeted out the names and addresses of military personnel with threats of violence.

Harrisburg resident Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz was charged Wednesday in a superseding federal indictment with solicitation to commit a crime of violence and transmitting a communication containing a threat to injure.

AIR FORCE TIMES
ISIS-linked hackers claim to release personal information of U.S. drone pilots

Prosecutors allege he tweeted the names, addresses, photographs and military branches of approximately 100 service members with statements such as "kill them in their own lands, behead them in their own homes, stab them to death as they walk their street thinking that they are safe."
Assistant federal public defender Thomas Thornton says the charges involve "a 19-year-old kid tweeting and retweeting" from his bedroom.
April 28, 2016

House panel votes to make women register for the draft

http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/2016/04/27/ndaa-hasc-women-draft/83624490/


The proposal passed the House Armed Services Committee without support from its sponsor, Iraq War veteran Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., who introduced the measure as a way to force congressional conversation about the role of women in the military.
But several Republicans broke ranks with their committee counterparts to support the idea of drafting women for military service, until now a possibility solely reserved for men.
April 23, 2016

Drunk doctor who assaulted Uber driver fired.

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/drunk-doctor-anjali-ramkissoon-who-attacked-an-uber-driver-in-the-us-fired-253930.html

I think she was on suspension, but it looks like they went ahead and fired her.

She's going to have a VERY hard time finding another residency. All that work for nothing...

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