Tuesday Random News

How Redlands Unified allowed a predatory teacher to groom and abuse students for years, costing the district millions

According to internal school district documents, Kirkland was disciplined in June 2012 and May 2015 for inappropriate conduct involving female students. Both times he was told he would be monitored for 45 days

After Dropped Charges, FBI Re-Arrests Five ‘Extremist Muslim’ New Mexico Compound Suspects

After a prosecutor’s error forced New Mexico Judge Emilio Chavez to dismiss charges against three of the five “extremist Muslim” suspects earlier this week, FBI officials on Friday confirmed that all five have been re-arrested on a whole set of new charges.

How London’s streets are paved with dirty money

Across London, our guides point out properties owned by ex-Soviet oligarchs, the scions of Middle Eastern political dynasties, Nigerian regional governors and more who are hiding fortunes.

Former Navy chief says he warned Ministry of Justice 18 months ago over the naval war grave robbers

According to Admiral Lord West, the Ministry gave his contact the ‘brush-off’ and never sought more details of the information he had gleaned about who was doing the looting of the sunken British warships.

Microwave Weapons May Have Been Used Against U.S. Embassy Officials In Havana 

The Department of State is entertaining the idea that microwave attacks were behind the mysterious illnesses that plagued diplomats working in the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba.

Someone Allegedly Left a Pixel 3 XL in the Back of a Lyft Google’s huge Pixel 3 XL smartphone is expected to be officially released in October, but it has already been unofficially released in the form of leaks to the Russian and Ukrainiantech media (possibly after someone stole a shipment in transit). Its smaller cousin, the standard Pixel 3, has also had some major leaks, with photos of the alleged device showing off a 5.5-inch screen and a 3,000 mAh battery life.

Carnival’s biggest cruise ship which cost £630m to build

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruise brand has named its new liner the AIDAnova and a big party to celebrate the occasion was held on Friday night at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.

Battle of Britain mastermind Sir Hugh Dowding’s warning about the EU

RAF supremo Sir Hugh Dowding claimed in 1961 that ‘all the unemployables’ of Europe would ‘invade’ Britain if the country were to join the then European Economic Community.

That’s not R2-D2 — safety robots are on patrol at Pechanga Resort Casino

Pechanga Resort & Casino has a couple of new high-tech machines, and they aren’t part of the resort’s gaming collection. The Temecula resort added two security robots in July to enhance safety at the property.