Bulldozers, injuries & arrests: Israeli forces prepare to demolish Khan al Ahmar (VIDEO)

Four people have been arrested for attempting to stop bulldozers entering the village of Khan al Ahmar in the West Bank. A number of people were injured by Israeli security forces. Two Israelis and two Palestinians were arrested for obstructing the bulldozer in the midst of high tension over the pending demolition of the village, […]

Data-deletion bug forces Microsoft to suspend rollout of Windows 10 update

Enlarge / This message, shown during Windows upgrades, is going to be salt in the wound. (credit: MS Windows) Earlier this week, Microsoft started distributing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, to Windows users who manually checked for updates. The company has now halted that rollout after many reports that installing the update […]

China’s game approval freeze forces Tencent to restructure

Tencent hasn’t been having a great time ever since China established a new regulator that brought game approvals to a standstill. Back in August, it had to pull Monster Hunter: World from the Chinese market after regulators cancelled its license. Now, the internet giant has announced that it’s restructuring the company for the first time […]

Tropical Storm Gordon Forces Airlines to Issue Travel Waivers

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Israeli forces shoot Norwegian peace activist twice in one week (VIDEO)

Norwegian Palestine-solidarity activist Kristin Foss was shot twice in a week by Israeli soldiers. The first time she was shot whilst standing with her hands raised, and the second occured when she was retreating from tear gas. Foss was standing still with her hands raised when she was shot in Kafr Qaddum during a weekly […]

Sitrep: The Air Force’s senior citizen chopper may have to hold off retirement

(video link) The US Air Force has some of the most high-tech aircraft in the world flying missions at the spear’s tip. But a remarkably large number of its systems are what would gently be referred to as “vintage”—and those systems are performing some of the Air Force’s most important missions. One of those senior-citizen […]

Scared dog forces emergency landing after opening luggage compartment mid-flight

A passenger jet was reportedly forced to make an emergency landing in Moscow after a small dog, which somehow opened the luggage compartment from the inside, triggered an alarm onboard. The commander of a Boeing 737 travelling from St. Petersburg informed the ground services of the complications as it was approaching the Russian capital on […]

Arab coalition forces enter airport in port city of Hodeidah – Yemen military media

Arab coalition forces have entered the airport of Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, the media office of the Yemeni military allied with the Saudi-led coalition confirmed on Twitter. “Army forces backed by the resistance and the Arab alliance freed Hodeidah international airport from the grip of coalition of the Houthi militia,” the statement said. […]

New law forces Google to suspend political ads in Washington state

It’s final: the Rockstar patent case will be heard in a court near Google’s headquarters in Northern California. (credit: bubbletea1) A strict new real-time disclosure law has forced Google to suspend political advertising in the Evergreen State. “Ads related to ballot measures and state and local elections in the state of Washington, U.S.A., will not be […]