At this year’s Comic-Con, director Zach Snyder announced that the sequel to Man of Steel would feature our favourite masked vigilante! The film is said to take inspiration from The Dark Knight graphic novel series that featured Superman and Batman as enemies. The film is due out in theaters around 2015 with Henry Cavill reprising his role as Superman, although there is no word yet on who will play Batman.
The English Defence League (EDL) is a far-right street protest movement which opposes Islamism in the United Kingdom. Following the attack of a soldier in Woolwich, more than 100 supporters of the EDL gathered in protest and fought with police. Members of the Muslim community in London have responded to the attack as in no way being a representation of their religion, and they urge people not to believe far-right’s propagandised view of hatred towards Islam.
Three women who were abducted about a decade ago were found alive on Monday at a Cleveland house near where at least two of them were last seen and a school bus driver was arrested in connection with their disappearance, police said. A neighbor in the community said he heard screams and rushed to the house where he found one of the women, Amanda Berry, who was reported missing a decade ago as a teenager. He lent her his cell phone to call police. “Help me! I’m Amanda Berry…I’ve been kidnapped and I’ve been missing for 10 years and I’m here. I’m free now.” Berry said.
The world’s first fully functioning gun made from a 3D printer will be available for download next week. The handgun uses 16 printed parts that are clipped together and can be fitted with interchangeable barrels to fire different-caliber rounds. The only non-printed part needed to fire is a simple nail, which acts as the firing pin.
Bulletproof backpack sales are on the rise following the Newtown school shooting. 8 News Investigative Reporter Kerri O’Brien puts one of the backpacks to the test, and talks to parents to get their opinions on the controversial product. In the 1980’s this would be a comedy sketch, in 2013 it’s real life. Leave your thoughts in our comment section now!
Shocking new footage has surfaced that shows a 747 cargo crashing at Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield. The crash reportedly left all seven Americans aboard the plane dead. The Taliban took responsibility for the crash shortly after it occurred yesterday, but NATO told the Associated Press that these claims were false. R.I.P
Gunshots pierced the fog of marijuana smoke hanging in Denver’s Civic Center on Saturday afternoon, sending attendees at the largest pot smokeout in the country scrambling for their lives. Denver police said two people who were shot in their legs were rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Also, a juvenile grazed by a bullet walked to a nearby hospital. F**king hell America what are you doing? Can’t even enjoy a nice day in the park without some idiot shooting up the place.
A massive explosion just rocked a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas. Dozens have been confirmed killed, while authorities are reportedly warning residents that they should evacuate town as soon as possible. The explosion occurred around 7:50pm local time in the town of West, north of Waco. A fireball of nearly 100 feet high has been reported along with a massive power outage. “Law enforcement is advising residents to leave town immediately,” West’s school district tweeted, potentially due to fears of another explosion.
The Boston Marathon bombs may have been packed with ball bearings, which could explain why so many victims lost feet, calves and ankles in the horrific explosions. Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon today, killing three and injuring more than 144 in a terrifying scene of shattered glass, bloodstained pavement and severed limbs at the world’s oldest and most prestigious marathon.
There was no word on the motive or who may have carried out the attack, and police said they had no suspects in custody. However, at least two people are “talking with police”. At the White House, President Barack Obama vowed that those responsible will “feel the full weight of justice.”