Modern Warfare II Has You Aim Weapons At Unarmed Civilians

“De-escalation”Gif: Activision / Kotaku Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II may nail its core gunplay and feature some standout characters across the board, but it also features some of the series’ most questionably awful depictions of violence and military power yet. One level in particular in which tensions rise between civilians and law enforcement stands … Read more

Felony charges against former top recruit Emoni Bates to be dismissed

11:50 AM ET Jeff Borzello Close ESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Pete Thamel The felony charges against Emoni Bates, a former top recruit now at Eastern Michigan, are set to be dismissed next week, his lawyer told ESPN. Attorney Steve Haney said in a phone … Read more

15-year-old Lincoln girl and boyfriend arrested in stabbing death of father, police say

A 15-year-old Lincoln girl and her 16-year-old boyfriend have been arrested for the alleged murder of the girl’s 70-year-old father, who police found stabbed to death Monday afternoon after the girl called 911 herself, according to authorities. Sallie Gilmer made the call just after 4 p.m. Monday, telling dispatchers that she had come home from … Read more

Navy team detonates suspected World War II bomb discovered in Darwin Harbour

A team of navy divers has detonated a suspected World War II “dummy bomb” that’s believed to have been sitting on Darwin Harbour’s seabed for up to 80 years. Key points: The suspected ordnance was discovered last week by commercial divers The “dummy bomb” was successfully destroyed by plastic explosives “Significant tidal streams” caused challenges locating the device … Read more

Complex dive operation underway to remove suspected World War II bomb from Darwin Harbour

A specialist dive team has begun a complex operation to remove a suspected unexploded bomb that could have sat on the sea floor of Darwin Harbour for up to 80 years.  Key points: Divers have been unable to locate the weapon despite an exclusion zone being declared Authorities suspect it is a bomb dating back to World War … Read more

Omaha Police release body camera images, timeline in fatal officer-involved shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha Police shared more details Friday about a fatal shooting that happened earlier in the week while officers were assisting a process server. Officers Jason Martinez and Jennifer Turner were assisting a Douglas County process server with an immediate removal protection order for 39-year-old Jacob Jamrozy in a domestic abuse case … Read more

Battlefield 2042 Season 2 Adds Panama Map, Minigun Specialist

Image: DICE Battlefield 2042’s Season 1 updates were, given the game’s rocky launch, largely seen as a success by the community, so all eyes are on DICE now to see just how well Season 2’s updates—announced today—are going to go down. The announcements are headlined by two major updates: a brand new map, and a … Read more

Nuclear bomb tests at Emu Field remain obscured by Maralinga and the mists of time

In hindsight, Michael Parkinson’s TV talk show hardly seems the likeliest forum for sober reflection on nuclear annihilation.  But in 1971, the celebrity interviewer welcomed onto his celebrated stage journalist James Cameron, a man who had, 18 years earlier, witnessed the first atomic blast at Emu Field in outback South Australia. Nuclear weapons, he told … Read more

Nuclear bomb tests at Maralinga triggered Hedley Marston to study fallout over Australia

Hedley Marston could be charming, genial and witty but he was not above fulmination, especially where fulminations of a different kind were concerned. In the mid-1950s, the CSIRO biochemist emerged as arguably the most significant contemporary critic of Britain’s nuclear weapons testing program, which was launched on Australia’s Montebello Islands almost 70 years ago in October 1952. … Read more

Attempted Reagan assassin granted full freedom – CBS Evening News

Attempted Reagan assassin granted full freedom  CBS Evening News Attempted Reagan assassin John Hinckley fully released after 41 years  Fox News Venue Cancels Concert of John Hinckley Jr., Who Shot President Reagan  The New York Times John Hinckley Jr. Set For Unconditional Release  CBS Denver View Full Coverage on Google News