If the new head of the Transportation Security Administration gets his way, all airport screeners will be retrained within 60 days to better detect explosives and spot weapons and more passengers will enroll in the agency’s expedited security checkpoint program.Read More
Nokia is developing a virtual-reality capture device that can record 360-degree views and “3D audio”.
The Ozo features eight camera lenses and eight microphones on a spherical-shaped body, from which a handle protrudes.Read More
Real estate magnate Donald Trump moved to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field in a CNN poll released on Sunday, edging out rival Jeb Bush and gaining support from Republicans in the last month despite a series of controversial statements.
Trump was backed by 18 percent of Republicans in the CNN poll, which was conducted entirely after his July 18 criticism of Republican Senator John McCain’s war record. His lead over Bush, a former Florida governor who was at 15 percent, was within the poll’s margin of error.Read More
Social-media users have gone into overdrive in an attempt to shame the man who has admitted to killing Cecil the lion.
There was a global outcry when Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, admitted to killing Zimbabwe’s most famous lion on a hunting trip. He has now been swamped with abuse and dark humour from web users around the world.Read More
Turkey stepped up its offensive against Kurdish militias in northern Iraq early Wednesday, pounding targets in six locations from the air, officials said.
The Iraqi government condemned the airstrikes, calling them “a dangerous escalation and an assault on Iraqi sovereignty.”Read More