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  • Europe will see increase in terror in 2018, as foreign Isil fighters ‘return home with high-tech skills’

    February 13, 2018

    The terror threat to Europe will only increase this year, experts have warned, as growing numbers of foreign fighters return home with “high tech” weapons knowledge learned on the battlefield. Scores of jihadists are expected to trickle back to the UK and the continent, bringing with them skills acquired in Syria and Iraq, such as the ...

  • Faulty Speed Readings Might Have Led to An-148 Crash

    February 13, 2018

    Russian investigators have reached a preliminary determination that ice buildup in the pitot tubes led to a difference in speed reading between the primary and standby air parameter modules in the Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 that crashed on February 11 in the village of Stepanovskoye, outside Moscow, killing 65 passengers and six crewmembers. Following retrieval of ...

  • New online tool detects and blocks terrorist propaganda

    February 13, 2018

    The Home Office says it has developed new online technology to automatically detect and block terrorist online content. Created with tech company ASI Data Science, it uses uses advanced machine learning to analyse a video to determine whether it could be Islamic State propaganda. Designed to be used on any platform, it can support the detection of ...

  • Explosion cuts power in Puerto Rico

    February 12, 2018

    No injuries were reported, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said. No injuries were reported, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz tweeted on her verified account. “It appears fire has almost totally been extinguished and the cooling phase is beginning,” Yulin posted. She told CNN that light was already beginning to return to several areas, but that ...

  • ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 to Explore Impact of Key Disruptive Technologies on National Security

    February 12, 2018

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: – The Higher Organising Committee of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) confirmed that the upcoming three-day event will explore the role of disruptive technologies in national security. The exhibition will highlight the latest developments in artificial intelligence, connected vehicles, smart wearable technologies, unmanned solutions and robotics, virtual ...

  • Trump unveils infrastructure plan; uphill battle awaits in Congress

    February 12, 2018

    President Donald Trump unveiled a long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday designed to encourage spending on improvements by states, localities and private investors, but it faces an uphill battle in Congress and he made remarks that called into question how hard he will fight for it. Trump asked Congress, controlled by his fellow Republicans, to authorize $200 ...

  • London City Airport remains closed due to WWII bomb

    February 12, 2018

    London City Airport said all flights in and out would be cancelled, and urged passengers not to travel to the airport and contact their airlines for further information. According to its website, 131 flights were scheduled to depart the airport on Monday, with a further 130 arrivals. Robert Sinclair, the airport’s chief executive, said: “I recognise this ...

  • Terror suspect and career criminal with 17 ­aliases ‘is able to get a job at Heathrow Airport’

    February 11, 2018

    A terror suspect and sex offender with 17 aliases has reportedly been working at Britain’s busiest airport in an alarming security breach. Career criminal Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamud is said to be on an official terror watchlist but reportedly had access to Heathrow’s runway. Mohamud, 31, has a criminal record stretching back 11 years including robbery, assault, money ...

  • UK Government website offline after hack infects thousands more worldwide

    February 11, 2018

    More than 5,000 websites have been hacked to force visitors’ computers to run software that mines a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. Users loading the websites of the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Student Loans Company, as well as the council websites for Manchester City, Camden, and Croydon – and even the homepage of the United States Courts ...

  • Police trial new mobile fingerprint scanners to identify suspects

    February 10, 2018

    Police officers are being given mobile finger print scanners to instantly identify suspected criminals and illegal immigrants. Two hundred and fifty of the new pocket-sized devices are being trialled in West Yorkshire before being rolled out by the Home Office across the country. The scanners, which cost less than £300 each, can be used by any officer ...

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team: Chemical training

    February 8, 2018

    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s chemical reconnaissance platoon, 21st Brigade Engineer Battalion, recently trained to respond to a Level-A Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear incident as part of the unit’s ongoing platoon Military Operations in Urban Terrain training. On Jan. 31, Soldiers from C Company conducted room-clearing operations after one of their squads was “killed” by a ...

  • Police ‘may need AI to help cope with huge volumes of evidence’

    February 8, 2018

    Police should look at using artificial intelligence to help cope with the scale of information involved in investigations and avoid the kinds of mistakes that have led to a string of collapsed rape trials, a senior police chief said on Wednesday. Sara Thornton, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said the volume of data held ...


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