P.K. Subban sends words of encouragement to young fan subjected to racist taunts

In case anyone needed a reminder that P.K. Subban is one the nicest players in the NHL, the Nashville Predators defenceman added yet another act of kindness to an already extensive list of good deeds on Saturday night. Reddit user Hockey7676 posted a video on Monday that appears to show Subban, 29, giving a message of encouragement to the user's […]

Central Londoners to be subjected to facial recognition test this week

Enlarge / A public notice of a previous Met Police facial recognition test. (credit: Metropolitan Police) London’s Metropolitan Police Service will be testing facial recognition technology in a handful of locations across the central core of the British capital on both Monday and Tuesday for eight hours each day. This trial marks the seventh such […]

Accused ‘Russian agent’ Butina subjected to excessive strip searches in US jail – embassy

The Russian embassy in the US has accused American authorities of subjecting jailed Russian gun activist and ‘agent’ Maria Butina to cruel and inhumane treatment, including unwarranted strip searches. Butina was arrested and detained in Washington DC in July on espionage charges. The 29-year old is accused of acting as an agent of the Russian […]

Irishmen subjected to CIA-style ‘5 techniques’ by British not tortured – European court

A European court has rejected a request to find that a group of 14 men detained during internment in Northern Ireland suffered torture. The prisoners were subjected to white noise, sleep and food deprivation as well as beatings. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rejected the Irish government petition to revise a 1978 judgement […]

Holocaust survivor subjected to ‘demeaning’ body search by TSA agents

A Holocaust survivor claims she was subjected to a “very demeaning body search” by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The ordeal took place after she gave a lecture on her experiences in Auschwitz. Eva Mozes Kor was forced to undergo an extremely intrusive body search before she was allowed to board her flight home […]

Over 100 missing minors from Calais could be subjected to sexual abuse – report

More than 100 refugee minors remain missing after being smuggled into the UK illegally from France during the last 12 months, the Independent has learned, warning of potential sexual abuse of children by their smugglers. Out of 167 children that were trafficked from France to the UK since last August, 104 minors remain missing, the […]

NASA pays the price of being subjected to a massive, expensive rocket

NASA After Donald Trump moved into the White House in January, his advisers asked NASA to consider the possibility of a splashy achievement during the president’s first term. Shortly following that, the space agency announced that it had begun to study the possibility of adding crew members to the maiden launch of the Space Launch […]