explosives

Navy Explosives Testing Could Kill Whales, Dolphins
Navy tests involving the detonation of explosives could result in the accidental killing of hundreds of whales and dolphins and the injuring of thousands more over the next five years. Read more...
The Oakland City Council approved a 1,170,000 settlement Tuesday night in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a National Lawyers Guild legal team on behalf of journalist Scott Campbell and 11 other persons who were injured in the Oakland Police Department's violent response to Occupy Oakland in the fall of 2011. Read more...
On any given day, we have about 2.3 million people behind bars in federal, state and local facilities. Read more...
A Colorado man, who said that he was an ex-Marine and claimed a "right-wing declaration of independence/constitutionalist political manifesto," built improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to trade for cocaine and hoarded several military-style assault Read more...
In a previous report about the couple accused of manufacturing explosives in their West Village apartment, I referred to Aaron Greene as "Harvard educated" based on earlier reports. The original report was by five New York Post reporters, and that information was also cited by the Associated Press, Reuters, and other outlets carrying the story... Read more...

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“Why are we killing kids that don’t need to die?” Read more...
A 14-year-old suicide bomber attacked NATO headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, killing six civilians and wounding five, including children. No soldiers were struck. The teenage attacker was wearing a vest packed with explosives, Read more...
A Sardinian miner has slashed his wrist in a live TV address, in protest against the closing of a local facility. Some 100 workers barricaded themselves in front of the mine, which is packed with almost 700 kilograms of explosives. Read more...
Specialists set off a small, controlled detonation inside the apartment of mass shooting suspect James Eagan Holmes on Saturday after earlier disarming a trip wire and incendiary device set to kill, police said. Read more...
After the past weekend in Chicago at the NATO summit where nearly 100 protesters were arrested, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to National Lawyers Guild attorney Sarah Gelsomino who is representing on of the five activists charged with Read more...