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.”
“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.”
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – “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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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
“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.”
“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.”
“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