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  1. U.S., Japanese Officials Announce New Defense GuidelinesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Official Wire News

    The new U.S.-Japan defense guidelines will fundamentally change the way Japan and the United States cooperate on defense matters, a senior defense official said recently. The official spoke on background in advance of today's release, calling the guidelines "a big deal" for both countries.


  2. California: Orange County Sheriff Responds to NRA-CRPA LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | AmmoLand

    As we recently reported, following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals order to rehear Peruta, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens decided to abandon her policy of accepting self-defense as "good cause" for a CCW and to revert back to her pre-Peruta policy, requiring individual applicants to articulate and document a heightened individualized safety concern to be issued a CCW license, a hurdle that few applicants could likely meet.


  3. Sudan accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing seven civilians in DarfurRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Sudan has accused a peacekeeping force in Darfur of killing seven civilians in three separate incidents last week, threatening to exacerbate the government's strained relations with the international mission. The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur denied the allegations, saying the peacekeepers had responded in self-defense to two attacks on April 23 and 24, which it said had left four assailants dead and six peacekeepers wounded.


  4. Cyber bullying worse than face-to-face nastiness?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Bullied high school students have greater odds for depression and suicidal thoughts than others, and they're also more likely to take weapons to school, according to three new studies. "Teens can be the victim of face-to-face bullying in school, electronic bullying outside of the classroom and dating violence," said Dr. Andrew Adesman, senior investigator of the studies.


  5. Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Bullied high school students have greater odds for depression and suicidal thoughts than others, and they're also more likely to take weapons to school, according to three new studies. "Teens can be the victim of face-to-face bullying in school, electronic bullying outside of the classroom and dating violence," said Dr. Andrew Adesman, senior investigator of the studies.


  6. Stabbing That Injured 25-year-old Man in Oakley May Have Been Self-DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KRON 4

    A 25-year-old Antioch resident is in stable condition after he was stabbed in the abdomen Saturday morning in Oakley, a police sergeant said today. Officers responded around 8:30 a.m. to a report of a person lying on the ground with a stab wound in the 400 block of Duckhorn Court, Oakley police Sgt.


  7. Local Martial Arts Business Offers Self Defense Class For RealtorsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    A local martial arts business is offering free self defense class for realtors, after a female Fayetteville realtor narrowly escaped being kidnapped Friday morning. According to police, 25-year-old Amilya Barcenas is facing charges of kidnapping, aggravated robbery and criminal mischief after she pointed a gun at a realtor at a showing and told her to zip-tie herself.


  8. Where does science fall on the gun control debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    In this April 18, 2013 photo, community gun safety advocates and members of the public hold signs during a rally and vigil to honor victims of gun violence, sponsored by Colorado Ceasefire, on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, in Denver. When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July of 2012, killing 12, it helped revive the national debate over gun control.


  9. City may restore rec center hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Despite being revered by many as heavily used community focal points that help keep young people out of trouble, the city's 58 recreation centers saw their weekly hours cut from 65 to 40 between 2003 and 2012. City leaders explained that while adult self-defense classes and youth sports leagues at rec centers are important, they are a lower priority than firefighters, police officers and some other services.


  10. Seaside Dojo to offer free Tai Chi introductory seminar May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Sensei Ted Dabbs, owner of Seaside Dojo School of Martial Arts, announced that the school has expanded its curriculum to include Tai Chi. The school will be hosting a free introductory seminar with Master Instructor Wayne McGuire at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9. The seminar will be held in conjunction with a Family Fun Day sponsored by Seaside Dojo and The Factory Sports Complex.


  11. Free self defense class empowers women against attackersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    After WMC Action News 5's Kendall Kirkham showed viewers different self defense moves they could use to protect themselves, more than 30 women stepped up to learn the moves on their own. "You need to be able to defend yourself in case something happens so you can save your life," said attendee Paige Williams.


  12. Abortion: "Scientific" arguments can't justify religious beliefs.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Citing medical evidence that suggests life begins at conception, some purport to give a non-religious reason to ban abortion. Attempting to use "scientific" arguments to support religious beliefs is quite common.


  13. Forget the gymRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 |

    Rampulla's Martial Arts in Georgetown, Ontario, offers classes that teach the fundamental principles of motivation, discipline and the importance of physical and mental health through the practice of martial arts. Staying in good physical shape is well known to be a key component of a healthy lifestyle.


  14. Grandma uses NAA Guardian to Stop Knife AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmmoLand

    ... The pistol is clearly an earlier model of the NAA Guardian, a well made pistol designed for concealed carry and self defense. This one looks like a .32, but they are made in four calibers. The event is the most common sort of self defense uses of a ...


  15. This Transman Is In Prison For Shooting The Man Who Raped Him: REPORTRead the original story

    Yesterday | Towleroad

    ... carrying in his backpack as a nighttime precaution ever since his first rape. Peterson killed his attacker in self defense that night, and he's been dealing with the fallout of the events ever since. Peterson, who had been raped previously, found ...


  16. Infamous detective who a fabricated evidence': a Ia ve done no wrongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    To Brooklyn defense lawyers and convicts, he might be the worst detective in NYPD history. He's a rogue investigator who invented confessions, tampered with lineups, railroaded suspects and jailed the innocent.


  17. Vermont doing well without gun trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    It is refreshing to read that The Dispatch admits that the predictions of mayhem 11 years ago did not come to pass after Ohio allowed those with a license to carry concealed firearms . I agree the classes teach basic gun-handling, gun safety and instructions in Ohio self-defense law, but I fail to see the logic The Dispatch sees that the concealed-carry permit process weeds out criminals and the mentally ill.


  18. Lebanese 'wonder women' put up a fight in mixed martial artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    "A woman can take more than the man in her spirit, men may be able to handle more physically but women can handle more mentally," said Perla Abi Rached. Image used for illustrative purposes.


  19. Study: Majority of Americans prefer gun rights over expanded gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    For the first time in nearly two decades, a majority of Americans favor the protection of gun rights over expanded gun control and believe firearms help prevent being a victim of crime, a study by the Pew Research Center reports. The survey shows 52 percent of respondents saw gun rights as more important than controlling gun ownership, up from 45 percent in 2012.


  20. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402.