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Archive | November 10, 2010

Mail Bomb Intercepted at East Midland Airport, England Was Scheduled to Explode Over U.S. Soil

Two powerful bombs were hidden inside printer cartridge in a printer and shipped to addresses in Chicago. One of the bombs was intercepted at England’s East Midlands Airport and the other bomb was discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai. A forensic investigation determined the bomb on the UPS aircraft was timed to detonate 6-7 […]

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‘Massive’ Student Protest in United Kingdom Over College Tuition Hike

Tens of thousands of students marched in a demonstration and riot through London on Wednesday angry with plans to triple university tuition fees. Possibly 50,000 students, lecturers and supporters were demonstrating against plans to raise the cost of studying at a university to 9,000 pounds ($14,000) per year. At least people have been injured. A […]

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Student Protests in Bogota, Colombia Financial District

Student protests in Bogota, Columbia financial district. Protest against right-wing government and free market economic policies. Authorites call the students urban terrorists. While Colombia’s economy has grown, the United Nations reports over half of citizens are below the bread line, and Colombia is the only country in Latin America where inequality has increased.

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Five U.S. Marines Arrested After Selling Military Assault Weapons to Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley Gang Members

On Monday, November 8, 2010, ATF agents arrested Jose Smith Pacheco, 31, of Montebello, and Miguel A. Ortiz, 49, of Northridge, both former Marines. Also arrested were Edwin Cano, 33, of Northridge, and Christopher John Thomas, 32, of Van Nuys. The four are charged with five counts each of having unlawful assault weapons, including four […]

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