Archive for the 'International News' Category

Saturday, August 6th, 2005

60th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by the U.S. military towards the close of World War II. The first atomic bomb ever used was detonated over the Hiroshima on the 6th of August, 1945. The second bomb was dropped three days later at Nagasaki. The bombing and its aftermath killed […]

Friday, August 5th, 2005

Jailed for Molesting Sleeping Woman

A business executive was sentenced on Thursday to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman seated next to him on a Delta Air Lines flight from Dallas to Boston. Deepak Jahagirdar, 55, laid a blanket over the 22-year-old woman who was returning from a vacation, unfastened her seat belt, unbuttoned her pants […]

Licenses To Kill

An international group of police chiefs recently expanded its guidelines for use of deadly force, instructing officers to shoot suspected suicide bombers in the head. Details were printed in Thursday’s Washington Post. According to the newspaper, the guide recommends that if lethal force is needed to stop someone who fits a certain behavioral profile, the […]

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