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Bratton thinks Europe-like terror attacks are headed for the US

Recent acts of terror in Europe are the “new normal” — and surely coming soon to the United States, former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton ominously warned Sunday.

White Professor Awarded $4.9M After Being Fired From Black College To Make It ‘Blacker’

A trial jury awarded Elizabeth Wilkins $1.35 million in compensatory damages and $3.5 million in punitive damages on her claim that she was fired in favor of less senior black teachers. She also claimed Dr. Latisha Smith, the temporary co-chair for Harris-Stowe’s Teacher Education Department, repeatedly proclaimed her belief in “black power” in emails.

Australian Schools Tell Parents: We’ll Help Your Kids Swap Gender Without Your Consent

Almost 300 Australian schools have signed up to a policy saying they will consider helping children switch genders even if their parents object.

The group of institutions in the state of Victoria, some of which educate children as young as six, have all signed up to a lengthy “Safer Schools” policy on handling gender identity in schools.

‘Lone wolves, we salute you’; B.C. man allegedly supported terror attacks on Facebook

Othman Hamdan of Fort St. John has pleaded not guilty to encouraging the commission of murder, assault and mischief, all for terrorist purposes, as well as inducing and instructing someone to carry out a terrorist act.

Tapping into the brain: Neuroscience wearables explained

Wearables want to mess with our brains. Okay, maybe mess isn’t the right word. There are now devices that want to tap into our brains with the promise of doing a variety of things including improve athletic performance, fight pain, calm us down and even help speed up the process of learning new skills.

Top 10 Countries with the Most Terrorists

Whenever somebody decides to visit a country to study, work or even to get to know its culture and wander on its streets, they type the country’s name on Google to find more about the destination to which they are heading. We mean you should know whether the place you are visiting is safe or not. One the hand, while reading about terrorism and how much populations and civilians in a specific country suffer arouse empathy and grief within you, urging you to feel sorry for humanity. The United Nations and other organizations that target human rights have documented records of incidents and attacks in all countries that battles terrorism or is just controlled by it, in order to salvage the poor victims, women and children there and provide them with food, shelter, medical care and education. Topteny provides top 10 countries that are badly affected by terrorism.

Here’s why Canadians often aren’t told about bomb threats, according to security experts

The subway system shuttling people through Canada’s largest city has received 34 bomb threats since the beginning of 2014 — but the public didn’t hear about most of them.

Anything Trump tweets can be (and just was) used against him in a court of law

President Trump has made very clear that he’s going to tweet what’s on his mind, even if it makes his life harder. And now we have an example of that exact thing happening — on one of his top priorities, no less: his beleaguered travel ban.

May and Macron plan joint crackdown on online terror

The prime minister and Emmanuel Macron will launch a joint campaign on Tuesday to tackle online radicalization, a personal priority of the prime minister from her time as home secretary and a comfortable agenda for the pair to agree upon before Brexit negotiations begin next week.

In particular, the two say they intend to create a new legal liability for tech companies if they fail to remove inflammatory content, which could include penalties such as fines.

Climate change researchers cancel expedition because of climate change

About 40 scientists from five Canadian universities were scheduled to use the icebreaker CCGS Amundsen for the first leg of a 133-day expedition across the Arctic. It’s part of a $17-million, four-year project led by the University of Manitoba that looks at both the effects of climate change as well as public health in remote communities.