January 24, 2020

Britain’s MI5 says running over 500 terror probes

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From Newsmax Britain is currently running more than 500 terror investigations, with its intelligence services operating on a bigger scale due to the increase in threats, the head of MI5 said Tuesday. “The scale at which we are operating is greater than ever before,” said Andrew Parker, head of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency, in a […]

Parsons Green: Armed police search house over Tube bombing

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From BBC Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. Armed police are searching a house in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey. The arrest is “very significant” and the terror threat level remains “critical”, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said. The man […]

From cash registers to escalators to shopping carts: 11 important firsts in bricks-and-mortar retail history

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist These days you can shop from the comfort your couch in your soft pants, ordering up a flat of cat food, paper towels, and a smartphone with one click. So it’s easy to forget that once upon a time shopping at retail stores wasn’t a necessary evil, but an […]

UK: Tube stabbing suspect appears in London court

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AFP From Yahoo News London (AFP) – A man who appeared in court Monday charged with attempted murder after a stabbing at London Underground train station was allegedly found with pictures associated with the Islamic State group on his phone. Muhaydin Mire, 29, from east London, is accused of attempting to murder a 56-year-old man […]

iNews Briefs

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High tech hide and seek comes to Cayman A high tech hide and seek game called “geocaching” has been brought to the Cayman Islands by a group of local residents. Geocaching is a global treasure hunt that involves participants using GPS devices to locate containers hidden by other enthusiasts all over the world. There are […]