375-Pound Military Drone Crashes Near Pennsylvania Elementary School

Pennsylvania authorities are investigating Thursday as to why an unmanned drone crash landed near a Pennsylvania elementary school. The Lebanon Daily News identified the 375-pound drone as a RQ-7 Shadow, operated by the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. A military official called Wednesday afternoon’s incident a hard landing, but the drone was apparently...

Flight MH370 Made Turn-Back, Last Tracked Over the Straights of Malacca 1-Hour After Transponder Shutdown

A few more pieces of the jig-saw puzzle have come together as it has now been reported by the Malaysian military that Malaysian Air flight MH370 was tracked on radar headed west over one hour after the tower had lost contact with the eastbound aircraft carrying 239 passengers. The military reported that they eventually lost contact with the airliner at about...

Israeli Company to Build Surveillance Towers on Arizona’s Border with Mexico

Israeli defense firm Elbit has been awarded a $145 million contract by the US Department of Homeland Security to construct a series of surveillance towers on Arizona’s border with Mexico, the company announced on Sunday.

A Florida County Spent Over $5 Million Jailing Homeless People. It Could’ve Spent Less On Shelter

Florida county has spent more than $5 million over the past nine years throwing chronically homeless people in jail, when it could have spent considerably less finding them shelter. In its annual report on the state of homelessness in Osceola County, Fla., Impact Homelessness — a local advocacy group — found that the county continues to spend a...

Two Top American Bankers Commit Suicide in London

Two top ranking American bankers working in senior positions in London have committed suicide in the space of two days. Gabriel Magee, a 39-year-old JP Morgan bank executive, died early this morning after he jumped 500ft from the top of the bank’s European headquarters. His body was discovered on the ninth floor roof, which surrounds the 33-story Canary Wharf...

Look At This Number: 91.8 Million…That’s How Many People Are Not Working In America

This morning the Bureau of Labor and Statistics issued their latest non-farms payroll report. The good news is that the unemployment rate dropped from 7.0% to 6.7%, the lowest it’s been since 2008. The bad news is that this statistic is predicated on illusory machinations in how the government calculates the numbers.