Twitter CEO Dorsey: ‘We Can’t Afford to Be Neutral Anymore’
Twitter has rescinded and apologized for many of its bans and suspensions of conservative users, calling those decisions “mistakes.” But they might not have been mistakes after all.
Indigenous students facing ‘disturbing’ racism on campus: U of M president
The president of the University of Manitoba is calling for change after hearing what he described as disturbing accounts of racism experienced at the school.
“I was saddened to hear from them about the depth and extent of the racism they are experiencing on our campuses,” said David Barnard, U of M’s president and vice-chancellor.
The US Army Just Bought $40 Million Worth Of Black Hornet Nano Drones
The device has a 1.25 mile range, can fly 13 miles per hour, and a loiter time of ~25 minutes. It has additional navigation and flight features for ease of operation as well.
Footage from modern day battlefields across the world have shown us the usefulness of small drones. No longer will infantry troops have to wait their turn for large, expensive realtime aerial reconnaissance assets to come on station. Additionally, the device can be flown into windows and buildings and under forest canopy, situations that make a high altitude military drone useless.
They can simply pull their small man-portable nano drones from their packs and get get a bird’s-eye-view of their objective while maneuvering on the enemy.
Cleric: Non-Muslims Must Convert to Islam, Pay Jizya, or Be Killed; Don’t Be Ashamed of Our Religion
In his weekly fatwa session, which he uploads to his YouTube channel, Kuwaiti cleric Othman Al-Khamis said that apostates must be killed. In a video uploaded on January 9, 2019, Sheikh Al-Khamis said that apostasy is tantamount to scorning Islam. In an October 14, 2015 video, Sheikh Al-Khamis said that only infidels may be enslaved, adding that people who do not worship Allah must convert to Islam, pay the jizya poll tax, be forced into slavery, or be fought against and killed. He urged people to not be ashamed of their religion and not to feel sorry for the apostates Al-Khamis added that people should not feel sorry for infidels who are punished for refusing to obey Allah.
Warship rejected by DND years ago will now be the backbone of Canada’s future navy
The warship that will form the backbone of the country’s future maritime force was originally rejected by Canada’s defence department years ago as not capable of meeting the needs of the navy, according to documents obtained by Postmedia.
The Liberal government announced Friday that it had entered into a contract with Irving Shipbuilding to acquire new warships based on the Type 26 design being built in the United Kingdom.