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Your comments: What killed Kenwin Garcia after struggle with NJ State Police?
TRENTON — A five-month NJ Advance Media investigation published Wednesday revealed flaws and inconsistencies in the officials accounts of what happened to Kenwin Garcia, 25, of Newark, during a struggle with State Police troopers in 2008 on the side ... [...]
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Official: Suicide bombers kill 7 at Libyan airport
Mohammed Hegazi told The Associated Press that the bombers targeted checkpoints 1 kilometer (a half mile) away from the Benina airport in Benghazi. The airport is the only site still under the control of renegade Gen. Khalifa Hifter after he was ... [...]
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NoSpyProxy wants to put your data and identity out of reach of the NSA
Since the Edward Snowden revelations that governments as well as hackers were likely to be snooping on your internet activity it's been widely assumed that there's no such thing as safe online access. VPN specialist CyberGhost has other ideas and has ... [...]
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PREVIEW-Change looms for Nobel Peace Prize as chairman risks coup
Pope, Snowden, U.N.'s Ban, Congolese doctor all contenders. * Committee chairman may be deposed by right-wing rivals. * Shift in power balance could favour lesser-known figures. By Alister Doyle, Balazs Koranyi and Alistair Scrutton. OSLO/STOCKHOLM ... [...]
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Reagan to blame for NSA spying?
Thom talks with investigative journalist Marcy Wheeler (aka @emptywheel) about the ACLU's new report detailing how President Reagan authorized NSA spying via an executive order in 1981, and California's banning of plastic bags with Environment ... [...]
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NSA's Successes and Hurdles Caused by Snowden's Revelations
Clapper.1 The lower federal court had ruled in favor of the statutory and constitutional permissibility of the National Security Agency (NSA) program authorizing the bulk collection of cellphone metadata,2 a program revealed to the public in June 2013 ... [...]
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Challenging the NSA's 'Orwellian' phone-records program
In this commentary, ACLU staff attorney Alex Abdo explains the importance of legal challenges to the U.S. government's bulk collection of phone records. This morning [September 2], we're heading back to court to challenge the NSA's phone-records ... [...]
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Boston Marathon bombing suspects' sister accused of bomb threat
30, 2014, in New York City to answer charges that she -- the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev -- threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend. UPI/John Angelillo. [...]
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Suspected Boston bombers' sister in court for phone threats
The sister of the accused Boston Marathon bomber claims she never made any of the bomb threats that recently landed her behind bars in Manhattan. Alina Tsarnaeva, 24, was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday for allegedly threatening the ... [...]
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Rand Paul: 'Can You Imagine If A Whole Ship Full Of Our Soldiers Catch Ebola?'
Rand Paul, R-Ky., is questioning President Barack Obama's decision to send 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to help combat Ebola, worrying that troops might contract the virus. Speaking to “The Laura Ingraham Show” Wednesday about the first ... [...]
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Rand joins Tillis at campaign event
RALEIGH — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul campaigned Wednesday for North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis, even though Paul had endorsed a tea party favorite whom Tillis defeated in the spring's rough-and-tumble Republican U.S. Senate primary. [...]
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In Significant Test, Fed Facility Fails to Defend Short-Term Rate Floor
"This is the first time" it appears to have happened at quarter end, he said. Mr. Skyrm also attributed the recent negative Treasury yields to the cap on Fed repos. "With a limit on the facility, hundreds of billions of dollars began looking for a ... [...]
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