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21 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

Ron Paul: The war comes home

America's attention recently turned away from the violence in Iraq and Gaza toward the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Drugs, US News, Opinion

Yesterday | TechNewsWorld

NSA Shares Its Data Wealth

"The idea that the government is making it easier for not only national security agencies but also agencies dealing with domestic law to access this information is troubling," said the ACLU's Neema Guliani, "and the idea that you don't know what was collected and can't challenge how the information was gathered raises concern that the [NSA] abuses ... (more)

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Related Topix: ACLU, Internet, Science / Technology, US News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Final Call

U.S. police militarization heightens tensions, problems

Citizens of Ferguson, Missouri awakened to a scenario similar to residents in some major U.S. cities: a local police force armed with heavily militarized weapons and equipment.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, George Bush, US Politics, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson

Wed Aug 20, 2014

jdsupra.com

FinCEN Customer Due Diligence Rule Proposal

On July 30, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued proposed rules to clarify and strengthen customer due diligence requirements for banks, securities broker-dealers, mutual funds, and futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities .1 The Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

Ars Technica

Meet John Tye: the kinder, gentler and by-the-book whistleblower

Over the course of two phone calls, the former State Department official told Ars that anyone who has been following the government surveillance discussion since the Snowden disclosures has been too concerned with things like metadata collection.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US News, George Bush, W., The Washington Post Company, Non-Profit

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Five G.W. Bush Policies That Still Haunt Us

It's been nearly six years since George Walker Bush left his domestic and foreign policy messes behind for someone else to clean up.

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Related Topix: US News

Wired

September 2014: Patriot Act

Much of high-end auto racing has always been about squeezing a bit more kinetic energy out of each drop of gasoline.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Nation

US' top terror cities: Old practice, new discourse

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/19-Aug-2014/us-top-terror-cities-old-practice-new-discourse For news details Read on : US' top terror cities: Old practice, new discourse Khaled A Beydoun - In the 13 years since the 9/11 attack, the US has exponentially expanded surveillance of its citizens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CNN

NSA spying on Americans: Congress can limit

For the first time in nearly 40 years, Congress looks poised to limit the powers of the U.S. intelligence community, an opportunity it should seize.

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Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Freshnews

NexTalkA Announces Deployment of Servers in Toronto, Enabling...

NexTalk Inc., a pioneering developer of interpretation and communication software, announced today the deployment of four communication and video servers in Toronto.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Judge Lets Feds Keep a Lid on Secret Court Opinion Transcripts

Transcripts from secret court opinions authorizing the collection of call records and telephone data from ordinary citizens will remain under wraps, a federal judge ruled Monday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Courthouse News Service

More Unrest Over Rule for Death-Row Counsel

The future of how states appoint and compensate counsel for death-row prisoners remains unclear after a federal judge identified lingering procedural issues.

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WebWire

Legal Thriller “A Patriot's Act“ takes aim at Guantanamo Bay

The indefinite detention and torture of those suspected of terrorism in Guantanamo Bay and the USA Patriot Act are two of the most shameful incidents of our time In 'A Patriot's Act,' lawyer Brent Marks from 'Predatory Kill' http://amzn.com/B00JNNFEJ2 is back in action in the second novel of the popular legal thriller series by Kenneth Eade.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Hill

Spy court orders release of phone surveillance opinion

The government needs to release a partially declassified opinion from the federal court overseeing surveillance activities about its bulk collection of phone records, the court said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Inquirer

US ruling on overseas cloud data presents challenges

USE OF THE CLOUD is growing all the time, with firms ranging from construction companies to local councils looking to embrace the benefits that hosting data, services and infrastructure in the cloud provides.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Washington Post

Are we getting fooled on surveillance reform? The ACLU responds

The following is a guest post by Gabe Rottman, a legislative and policy counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union 's Washington Legislative Office.

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Related Topix: ACLU, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

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