(Reuters) - A Syrian man accused of supplying electronic parts for roadside bombs used in attacks on U.S. military forces in Iraq made his first U.S. court appearance on Thursday in Arizona and pleaded not guilty to federal criminal charges.
TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Opponents of tuition vouchers in Florida filed suit on Thursday against the state's corporate tax credit scholarship program, saying it illegally subsidizes religious schools and violates the state's requirement to guarantee uniform public education for all.
MIAMI (Reuters) - Wildlife authorities in Florida caught a man who killed and ate 15 gopher tortoises and planned to slaughter 11 more of the threatened reptiles, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Irving Oil's oil-by-rail terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick, has seen increasing air quality problems since it started up in 2012, undermining the company's assurances to regulators the project would likely not impact the environment, according to documents obtained by Reuters.
This practice — called "swatting" — is shockingly common, and usually done by untraceable means. You'd think SWAT members would catch on by now that if the person they're sent to arrest is playing Counter-Strike, it was probably a false tip.
Exploring the reach, frequency and impact of terrorism around the world.
Scientists say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation's history — the rapid land loss occurring in the Mississippi Delta — is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion.
"Our company exists solely for the purpose of making this normal. To make the idea of eating insects not be weird," Gabi Lewis says of Exo, the cricket-based protein bar company he co-founded with his college roommate, Greg Sewitz. "So today we have to disguise it and turn it into a protein bar, hide it somewhat. If we’re successful then in ten years we’ll see people eating whole crickets."An admirable goal, but one that begs the question: Why eat insects in the first place?THE CASE FOR CRICKETS"People, the first time they hear about this, have the most intense visceral disgust reflex. It’s