The secretary of state, who is returning to Boston for treatment, suffered a broken right femur.
The drumbeat of war on distant horizons is reverberating through Southeast Asia with increasingly strong declarations of U.S. determination to stop the Chinese from expanding their writ over the South China Sea, notably islands claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei.
Oh, good. A Department of Justice-proposed rule change that would make it way easier for FBI agents to obtain warrants to hack a computer from basically anywhere was just approved by a US Court committee. Which is to say, we’re one step closer to having our digital privacy rights eviscerated in the name of federal investigations.
A passenger plane about to land at La Guardia Airport avoided a potentially catastrophic collision with a drone over Prospect Park in Brooklyn on Friday morning, authorities said. Shuttle America Flight 2708 from Washington, DC, was about 10 miles from touchdown when the unmanned craft flew into its path at about 11 a.m., forcing the plane’s co-pilot to pull up about 200 feet to avoid a collision, they said. “The crew of the Embraer E170 reported…
A handsome delivery man arrives offering more than just a pizza. A pretty young woman opens the door. Flirtation ensues. Clothes are cast off. Then out come the goggles. Goggles? Porn stars could soon be forced to don far more protection than just condoms in California. New rules proposed last week by the state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) would require adult film actors to wear eye gear for many scenes.
House Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.) has introduced a bill that would require gun owners to carry liability insurance. The Firearm Risk Protection Act, unveiled Friday, would require gun buyers to have liability insurance coverage before being allowed to purchase a weapon, and would impose a fine of $10,000 if an owner is found not to have it. Service members and law enforcement officers, however, would be exempt from the requirement.