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# weapon - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Man (20s) charged over firearm seizure in Blanchardstown

The man appeared before Blanchardstown District Court this morning.

# weapon - Thursday 15 February, 2018

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

# weapon - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

# weapon - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms

A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.

# weapon - Friday 1 January, 2016

Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel

Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.

# weapon - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gardaí continue hunt for man who hijacked car with two children inside

The children’s mother was forced to drive to their home, get bank cards, and take money out at an ATM.

# weapon - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.

# weapon - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Youths charged after threatening staff with knife and crowbar in robbery

The robbery took place yesterday evening and the teens were arrested a short time afterwards.

# weapon - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Derry: Two arrested over reports of attempted hijacking

Police also recovered a small crossbow following a search of a house in the Carnhill area.

# weapon - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Police in Armagh issue warning after children found playing with stun gun

The PSNI has urged parents to make they children aware of the dangers of unknown objects.

# weapon - Sunday 9 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge “Yer man is such a dose” – classic Irish terms of abuse Geebag

“Yer man is such a dose” – classic Irish terms of abuse

Wagon, geebag, strap… they’re all here.

# weapon - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC

Police say the man lunged at them with a knife.

# weapon - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Man orders flat-screen TV online... gets semi-automatic rifle instead

US police are investigating circumstances of shipment error.

# weapon - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes

Meanwhile, a Maine man has admitted to police that he brought a gun with him to a screening of the new Batman movie.

# weapon - Thursday 15 March, 2012

WWI-era grenade discovered in Leitrim garden

The grenade had to be destroyed in a controlled explosion.

# weapon - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Video: Watch the US Military's 'heat beam' weapon in action Active Denial System This post contains videos

Video: Watch the US Military's 'heat beam' weapon in action

The ‘active denial system’ directs an electromagnetic beam which feels like a sudden wave of heat.

# weapon - Saturday 3 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: Japanese scientists unveil 'speech jamming' gun Shut Up This post contains videos

Watch: Japanese scientists unveil 'speech jamming' gun

This new weapon claims to render people unable to speak, harmlessly. See it in action here…

# weapon - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hysteria at department store over man armed with .... an umbrella False Alarm This post contains images

Hysteria at department store over man armed with .... an umbrella

A mall near Boston was evacuated over reports that man was carrying a rifle. He wasn’t.

# weapon - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

From The42 (Not so) sharp-shooters: sports stars in gun trouble Shoot-out This post contains images

(Not so) sharp-shooters: sports stars in gun trouble

As Ashley Cole prepares for his first Premier League appearance since details of his shooting incident emerged, we pick out seven other sports stars whose weaponry has landed them in hot water.