News and Headlines. 10/10/2017

Today’s News and Headlines categories include: In The News, Videos, World News, Tech Watch, Commentary/Opinion, President Trump and of course The Marines

In The News:

Today is the Marine Corps 2142nd birthday. I want to say a heart felt Happy Birthday and thank you!


“Every year on Nov. 10, Marine Corps veterans receive emails, calls and Facebook messages wishing them a happy birthday.

There are times throughout the year when we remember what it means to be a veteran, when we honor our fallen comrades on Memorial Day, or celebrate veterans on Veterans Day.

However, the Marine Corps birthday brings leathernecks back to a time surrounded by our brothers and sisters.”

Craigslist Founder: Support military families, and I’ll match your donations to one group helping them

Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

“A military court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a former Marine sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 after evidence emerged that a top general meddled in the case to ensure a harsh punishment, reports said.”

Marine drill instructor gets 10 years for abusing recruits

‘Humbling’ mission: Agency toils to ID 82,000 soldiers still MIA

Police: Boy wounded in shooting that killed parents has died

Police say a 4-year-old boy has died after being wounded in a shooting that killed his estranged parents in southwestern Michigan.

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Assistant Chief Vernon Coakley said the shooting Thursday morning outside a home killed Julina G. Gibson and Nicholas A. Mitchell and left the child in critical condition.”

Florida dad fires gun to stop 17-year-old daughter’s attempted kidnappers, cops say

“A father in Florida is being credited with thwarting an attempted kidnapping of his 17-year-old daughter, firing shots as four teen suspects tried to break into his garage, police said.

An investigation revealed that the teens believed the father to be wealthy and had hatched a plot to rob his house and kidnap his daughter, according to the sheriff’s office.”

Man driving stolen truck livestreams Oklahoma police chase

President Trump:

Trump Returning to US with Over $250 Billion in Deals, China Announces ‘This Is Truly A Miracle’

“President Donald Trump announced Thursday roughly $250 billion in deals between American businesses and China.

On his final day in Beijing, Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping oversaw a ceremony in which corporate giants such as Boeing and Qualcomm signed multibillion-dollar deals.”

President Donald J. Trump Is Putting Our Veterans First

“We will not rest until all of America’s great veterans can receive the care they so richly deserve.  Tremendous progress has been made in a short period of time.” – President Donald J. Trump

Talking tough on trade, Trump pushes ‘America first’ in Asia

Tech Watch:

Cunning malware spreads, going after your bank account

“Malware keeps getting smarter at ways to get your money. And a new version of Zeus Panda malware has some scary smarts.

According to a blog post by Cisco-owned Talos, the Zeus Panda malware essentially “poisons” Google search results to push fake bank-related results to the top of a key word search. Then, the unwary user, looking for quick answers to a search related to their bank, is fooled into clicking on malicious links.”

Exoskeletons giving Ford factory workers super strength

“Robots have long been a part of the automotive assembly process, but what about cyborgs? 



You won’t find any factory workers jacked into the internet yet, but Ford is trying out a new exoskeleton designed to make physical tasks easier for the human half of the man-machine combination.”

Futuristic bionic arms now available for the nation’s bravest

Hilarious A.I. bot fights email scammers by trolling them, wasting their time

“Email scammers are the worst, aren’t they? At best, their emails are a big, fat waste of our time. At worst, they actually succeed at bilking some unsuspecting person out of their hard-earned cash, thereby making the whole sordid endeavor worth their while. Fortunately, a New Zealand cybersecurity company called Netsafe has come up with an ingenious way of turning the tables.” Re:scam

World News:

Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Over Europe Hints At Accident Farther East

“European authorities are providing new details about a cloud of mysterious radioactive material that appeared over the continent last month.”

U.S. sanctions 10 Venezuelans for election irregularities

Commentary / Opinion:Tucker: Facebook is destroying America and its kids