When the guy who designed it in doing so to kill people wouldn’t accept civilian use why should the government. “The family of the man who invented the AR-15 assault rifle says he never intended for the weapon to be used by civilians. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the AR-15 and subsequent M-16 as a
This year’s Golden Globes award ceremony stood out for the adulation and ovations heaped upon the CIA. Whether for Argo, Zero Dark Thirty or Homeland, the projects’ creators provided gushing thank-you’s to the heroic agency and its covert operators – in Argo’s case taking this to the level of pure fetish: A real-life CIA officer
Charting a future for thousands of young rebel fighters like Mélida is vital to the success of any deal to end 50 years of armed conflict, analysts say.
The nomination of Mr. Tohti, selected for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China, was all but certain to anger Beijing.
The truce, now crumbling, sharply reduced hostilities in March and allowed aid groups to deliver humanitarian supplies to starving civilians.
Without new rescue funds by July, the country could default on its debts and throw the currency bloc into another period of chaos.
Ms. Rubin has spent much of her career covering Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.
The two-foot-tall robot Xian’er dwells in a Buddhist temple, dispensing wisdom about religion and life.
Russia’s space agency had postponed the inaugural launch of a rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East, citing technical problems.
Two years before the Paris and Brussels assaults, a special branch of the group was churning out smaller attacks that the authorities repeatedly discounted as isolated or random acts.
The dismissal of Gerhard Schindler came when his job appeared safe, despite his agency’s links to carrying out searches at the behest of the United States’ National Security Agency.
The company’s second-quarter earnings show how hard it can be to keep the attention of the country’s fickle and increasingly hard-to-impress consumers.