AMERICA is in the deadly grip of a self-inflicted epidemic. Already this year, in just nine months, 9,940 people — more or less the population of Dungarvan — have been killed in assault incidents involving guns. Of those, 550 were children, and 1,962 were teenagers. This drip, drip of terrible violence can hardly be surprising as almost half of all guns in civilian ownership on the planet are held by Americans.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
Snapchat has agreed to settle with the US Federal Trade Commission over charges that it deceived customers about the disappearing nature of messages sent through its service and that it collected users’ contacts without telling them or asking permission.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
A SOUTHERN California man was sentenced to six years in prison for infiltrating computers belonging to women and teenage girls where he found sexually explicit photos and threatened to put them online unless they provided him with more.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
Prosecutors asked a US judge to commit the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded Representative Gabrielle Giffords to a federal facility where he can be evaluated by psychologists to determine whether he suffers from a mental defect that makes him incompetent to stand trial.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011