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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.

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