Caesars Palace not-so-Praetorian guards intimidate DEF CON goers, seize soldering irons

Enlarge / This sign is an invitation for a room search at some Las Vegas hotels. (credit: Getty Images) In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas in October of 2017, hotels in the city started drafting more aggressive policies regarding security. Just as Caesars Entertainment was rolling out its new security policies, […]

Proposed law would give DHS power to seize and destroy drones

The Senate is currently considering a bill that would give the Department of Homeland Security more power to research, surveil, seize and destroy drones flying in the US, Gizmodo reports. Yesterday during a hearing, DHS officials expressed support for the bipartisan legislation, saying current laws prevent the agency from effectively mitigating the potential threats presented […]

The fun starts here! Seize every second with our half-term activity guide

Halfords Get the kids out on a mini adventure this bank holiday Whether it’s rain or shine, school’s out for the week (well, nine days if you include the weekends), so the number-one priority is occupying the kids – ideally with plenty of outdoor fun. Cycling is the perfect option to get the family moving: […]

UK will seize assets held by foreign criminals, says security chief

The UK has introduced sweeping new powers which, according to the country’s security minister, will be used to seize the assets of foreign criminals. Speaking to the Times, cabinet minister Ben Wallace said that he would use “the full force of the government” to stifle the activities of investors using Britain as a haven for their […]

Tanks for nothing: Chinese police seize man’s hand-made battle vehicle (VIDEO)

A Chinese man who spent months converting a disused truck into a drivable novelty tank, complete with a gun turret and radar dish, has seen his invention confiscated by police. The man, identified only by his surname, Huang, had spent two months building the ‘war machine’ from an old truck in the city of Laibin […]

US Military to seize, burn Guantánamo Bay detainees’ art (PHOTOS)

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 13:28 The US Military has decided to seize artwork produced by detainees at Guantánamo Bay Navy Base and will no longer release prisoner artwork to the public. The detainees’ attorneys have said that the ultimate plan is to destroy it. A practice has been in place for years whereby detainees […]

Drug truck: Police seize 6 tons of marijuana worth $1mn in fuel tanker in Brazil (VIDEO)

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 07:20 Edited time: 13 Nov, 2017 07:46 Brazilian police have seized six tons of marijuana tightly packed in a fuel truck in the south of the country, a video uploaded on social media shows. The ‘drug truck’ is worth over $ 1 million, according to reports in local media. Police […]

Ankara denies ‘ludicrous’ allegations of plotting to seize cleric Gulen from US

Published time: 12 Nov, 2017 16:01 Turkey’s Embassy in the US has dismissed recent media reports of Ankara allegedly conspiring with former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to “seize” the elusive cleric Fethullah Gulen from the US. The Wall Street Journal reported that an investigation into Turkey offering up to $ 15 million to […]