Day: March 16, 2018

WATCH: Surveillance Footage Shows Moment Florida’s Pedestrian Bridge Collapsed

WATCH: Surveillance Footage Shows Moment Florida’s Pedestrian Bridge Collapsed © Screenshot/NPUS23:44 16.03.2018Get short URL 0 10 Surveillance footage released late Thursday shows the moment a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed on a number of cars, killing six and injuring 10 others. The footage, which was recorded by a mobile device inside Florida’s Sunguide traffic center, […]

Armed Oregon Thief Chased Off by Unarmed But Furious Shop Owner

Armed Oregon Thief Chased Off by Unarmed But Furious Shop Owner © Facebook/Str8vapingSociety23:18 16.03.2018(updated 23:20 16.03.2018) Get short URL 0 10 In an interesting turn of events, words, not weapons, were all that proved necessary to prevent one half-hearted heist from taking place at an Oregon vape shop. Earlier this week, Str8vaping in Portland, Oregon, experienced […]

Future Force? Chinese Shipmaker Leaks Aircraft Carrier, Nuclear Sub Plans

Future Force? Chinese Shipmaker Leaks Aircraft Carrier, Nuclear Sub Plans © AP Photo/ Xinhua, Zha Chunming, FileMilitary & Intelligence22:00 16.03.2018(updated 22:22 16.03.2018) Get short URL241 A major Chinese shipbuilder posted pictures of Beijing’s vision for its future navy with high-tech aircraft carriers, stealth fighter aircraft and nuclear submarines before censors removed the images, according to […]

Pentagon Wants Armed Robot Combat Vehicles by 2020

Pentagon Wants Armed Robot Combat Vehicles by 2020 © WikipediaMilitary & Intelligence22:57 16.03.2018Get short URL 0 0 0 After years of hesitancy about integrating armed robotic combat vehicles into fighting forces, the US Army is calling for prototypes of “optionally manned” vehicles for troops to test in 2019 and begin using as soon as 2020, […]

Bridge collapse puts spotlight on rapid building technique

As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride. The pedestrian bridge on the edge of the Miami-area campus was a signature achievement of the school’s Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center, a research group set up with federal funding a […]

Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds

Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds © Sputnik/ StringerEurope22:05 16.03.2018Get short URL 0 04 The Russian Foreign Ministry has reacted to Ukraine’s decision to prohibit Russian citizens from voting in the Russian embassy and Consulate General in Ukraine on March 18. Ukraine’s decision to prohibit Russian citizens from voting in the Russian […]

Israel Issues Russia-Free Condemnation on Skripal Poisoning

Israel Issues Russia-Free Condemnation on Skripal Poisoning © REUTERS/ Henry NichollsMiddle East22:09 16.03.2018(updated 22:24 16.03.2018) Get short URLTopic: Alleged Poisoning Attack on Russian Ex-Spy Skripal in UK (86) 110 British officials requested a statement from the Israeli government on March 14, but the foreign ministry issued it only on March 15 and did not include […]