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Video Shows Large al Qaeda Meeting In Yemen

Washington (CNN) — A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years. And the CIA and the Pentagon either didn’t know about it or couldn’t get a drone there in time to strike. 459 more words

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Have these protesters been criminalised, despite the case against them being dismissed?

Five anti-fascists arrested in 2013 have been vindicated – but the police tactics employed have put wider civil liberties at risk

‘This trial is one facet of a wider set of police tactics being deployed to deter protest and manufacture threats to public order.’ Photograph: Peter Marshall/Demotix/Corbis… 724 more words

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GREENS WIN VOTE FOR SAFER ROADS FOR CYCLISTS

The European Parliament have voted to support Green Party measures which will improve the design of lorries to make them safer for cyclists.

The new legislation, on the dimensions of trucks in Europe, will force manufactures to improve windows and mirrors to heighten cyclists’ visibility – which in turn could save hundreds of lives in London and across Europe. 216 more words

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Standoff In Mojave

Over the course of the past few days, a situation has been unfolding in Mesquite Nevada, where federal agents have been rounding up and seizing rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle. 863 more words

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Biden, Survivors Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack. 769 more words

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