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Cops Seek Pair Who Parachuted Into Manhattan

Security guards reported seeing parachutists near Goldman Sachs HQ

(Newser) - New York City police are looking for two unidentified people who may have parachuted onto a lower Manhattan street. NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said private security guards reported seeing parachutists land in front of Goldman Sachs' headquarters at about 3am today. The building is near the World Trade Center site.... More »

Parachuting Dogs Join Afghan War

8 have been killed in action

(Newser) - What a difference a dog makes. While al-Qaeda inserts bombs in dogs , UK hounds are packing video cameras and parachuting into the Afghan war zone. British Special Forces troops have been dropping into Taliban territory with dogs strapped to their chests for the last several months, reports the Guardian . The... More »

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