May 25, 2018
Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Friday, May 25th, 2018.
In Vehicle News
From the Huffington Post
Man Discovers Handgun Impaled In Front Bumper Of Car
This brings new meaning to the term “gunning your engine.”
A driver on Interstate 5 in Washington state’s South Puget Sound area discovered something shocking when he stopped for gas: a handgun lodged barrel-first in the front bumper.
The driver was heading down the freeway when a black object came flying through the air and hit his Honda, according to a tweet from state trooper Guy Gill, a spokesman for that district.
There didn’t seem to be serious damage, so the driver thought nothing of it and drove another 18 miles before stopping for gas, Gill said.
And from Autoblog
2020 Chevy Suburban spy shots reveal a shocking suspension situation
Hot on the heels of the announcement that the Suburban RST will get the engine it should have had in the first place – the 6.2-liter V8 – we have spy shots of the next Suburban and a glimpse of a major change underneath.
In Technology News
From Ars Technica
Amazon confirms that Echo device secretly shared user’s private audio
Amazon confirmed an Echo owner's privacy-sensitive allegation on Thursday, after Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO-7 reported that an Echo device in Oregon sent private audio to someone on a user's contact list without permission.
In Terrorism News
From the Daily Mail
Fifteen are injured - three critically - after a bomb attack on an Indian restaurant near Toronto
At least 15 people have been injured, and three are in critical condition, after two suspects detonated a bomb in a restaurant near Toronto, Canada, police said.
The explosion took place just after 10.30pm local time at an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, some 20 miles from Toronto, Ontario.
Monday, May 28th, is Memorial Day here in the United States, where Americans pause to remember the fallen and honor the sacrifice of members of the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy.
And as such, there will be no Podcast. So as you start to plan your weekend with parties and BBQs, please take a moment to remember those who gave their lives protecting our freedom.
Thanks for listening to the Security Driver and Executive Protection News flash briefing. Have a great Memorial Day Weekend everybody.