Police can now track killers using relatives’ DNA – but should they?

Police can now track killers using relatives’ DNA – but should they?

Genetic genealogy services are rapidly becoming a key source of forensic evidence, but do we really want the police to have access to everyone’s DNA? Joseph DeAngelo is awaiting trial on murder chargesPaul Kitagaki Jr./Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images By Chelsea Whyte THE Golden State Killer terrorised California with a spree of murders, rapes and […]

Minnesota Attorney General — Now Democratic Frontrunner for Governor — Relied on Government Employees for Campaign Work, They Say

Minnesota Attorney General — Now Democratic Frontrunner for Governor — Relied on Government Employees for Campaign Work, They Say

Lori Swanson, Minnesota’s three-term attorney general and current candidate for governor, has presided over an office culture in which professional success is linked to the willingness of employees to participate in Swanson’s campaign work, eight former and current employees of the attorney general’s office told The Intercept. Swanson, a moderate Democrat who was first elected […]

Mainstream Journalist Tracked Missile Casings Used by Al-Qaeda and They All Came from US Bases

Mainstream Journalist Tracked Missile Casings Used by Al-Qaeda and They All Came from US Bases

Spread the love      Tweet    Finally, a journalist for a mainstream UK media outlet is methodically tracking weapons shipment serial numbers and English-language paperwork recovered from al-Qaeda groups in Syria, and he’s literally showing up at arms factories and questioning arms dealers, including officials at the Saudi Embassy in London, asking: why are your weapons in the hands […]

Zambia to kill 2,000 hippos because they might spread anthrax

Zambia to kill 2,000 hippos because they might spread anthrax

Hippos are to be culled in Zambia over the next five yearsBorn Free Zambia has announced that it will resume the trophy hunting of hippos in order to prevent the spread of anthrax. However, wildlife activists say the cull will help fuel the hippo ivory trade. The country aims to cull 2,000 hippos living around […]

Commoners told to ‘tidy up’ before they go|Humor

Over 2000 commoners trapped inside the grounds of Windsor Castle have been told they won’t be allowed to leave until the place is clean and tidy.  Those commoners who tried to get away a bit early to beat the rush found the portcullis locked and the drawbridge raised to prevent them from leaving. ‘One commoner […]

Someone is wrecking the ozone layer again. They must be stopped

Someone is wrecking the ozone layer again. They must be stopped

Atmosphere sensors have detected a spike in emissions of banned CFCsEye Ubiquitous / Alamy By Lesley Evans Ogden Last year marked 30 years since the Montreal Protocol, an international agreement signed by 197 countries aimed at healing the ozone layer. Heralded as a landmark environmental treaty – the first in UN history to achieve universal […]

Happy Couple Embarrassed to Admit They Met Offline|Humor

Happy Couple Embarrassed to Admit They Met Offline|Humor

Jason and Carolyn are living proof that love can happen in mysterious ways – even offline. Sickeningly-sweet New York City couple, Jason Morley and Carolyn Shea, recently – and reluctantly – revealed to their friends that they met offline, rather than through an online dating site. “We actually met waiting in line at a coffee […]

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