Police departments across the United States are searching for new tactics for a more difficult era of racial tension, increasingly lethal mass shootings and global terrorism. After last week's killing of five officers in Dallas, the deadliest assault on U.S. law enforcement since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, nearly half of America's 30 biggest cities have issued directives to pair up police officers on calls to boost safety, according to a Reuters survey of police departments. And one, Indianapolis, said it would consider the use of robots to deliberately deliver lethal force, an unprecedented tactic until Thursday when the Dallas police department used a military-grade robot to deliver and detonate explosives where the shooter was holed up. While a wave of anti-police protests since the 2014 killing of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, has revived memories of 1960s protests over civil rights and the Vietnam War, Thursday's shooting marked something different: a willingness … [Read more...] about After Dallas shooting, U.S. police forces rethinking tactics
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Bombs exploded in two southern Philippine cities on Wednesday, killing at least six people and wounding dozens, days before a summit meeting of leaders from 16 Asian nations gets underway. Western governments have warned of bomb attacks by Islamic militants during the January 13-15 summit in the central resort city of Cebu, and said the violence-prone Mindanao region in the south of the country was a likely target. Police examine the site of a bomb blast which took place in General Santos city, southern Philippines … [Read more...] about Bombs explode in Philippines ahead of Asia summit
A. SOCIO-ECONOMIC OVERVIEW IN JULY, 2009 AND THE FIRST SEVEN MONTHS OF 2009: I. ECONOMY: 1. Manufacturing: 1.1. Industrial Manufacture - Construction: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in July, 2009 is VND6,695.3 billion (fixed price in 1994), decreasing 0.5% against the previous month. Accumulatively, the first eight months reach VND45,814.4 billion, achieving 54.6% of the plan and increasing 7.3% % compared with the same period. a/ Central State-owned Industries: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in July, 2009 is VND956 billion, decreasing 0.4% against the previous month, that of the first eight months reaches VND7,018.5 billion, making up 53.7% of the plan and up 97.4% compared with the same period. … [Read more...] about Socio-Economic Overview in July, 2009 and Seven Months of 2009; Major Tasks in August, 2009
More than 110 suspects, including organized crime members and associates, were arrested on Thursday in one of the largest such operations ever in the United States, officials said. United States Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference to announce the arrests of 110 Mafia suspects in the Northeast, in Brooklyn, New York January 20, 2011. More than 800 federal and local law-enforcement officials rounded up the suspects in New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island in the early morning hours, targeting New York's five Mafia "families" and an additional one in New Jersey. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo) The crimes they were charged with ranged from murder and narcotics trafficking to extortion, illegal gambling, arson, loan sharking, and labor racketeering. "We are pleased to announce an important step forward in our nation's ongoing fight against the organized crime families of La Cosa Nostra -- the mafia," U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters at the Department of … [Read more...] about FBI, police arrest more than 110 mafia suspects in northeastern U.S.
The year 2010 is the final year to implement the 5 year Socio-economic Development Plan2006-2010. The 2010 Socio-economic Development Plan was implemented in the context of Vietnam having to face many difficulties and challenges stemming from unfavourable impacts of the financial crisis, natural disasters and epidemic diseases. However, thanks to the endeavours of the political and administrative system, the business community as well as the whole society, Vietnam has achieved the majority of targets in accordance with the Resolution of the National Assembly. … [Read more...] about Performance of Vietnam’s socio-economic development in 2010*