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Added by Pam Vredenburg on July 12, 2014 at 12:22am — No Comments
The Iraqi government has informed the United Nations that it has lost control of a former chemical weapons depot to Islamist insurgents affiliated with ISIS, or IS, and cannot carry out its obligations to destroy what’s stored in the compound.
Added by Pam Vredenburg on July 9, 2014 at 4:28am — No Comments
If approved, measure would require dispensaries to give away 2 percent of all medical cannabis to low-income patients.
If a new proposal passes a final City Council vote next week in Berkeley,…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on July 4, 2014 at 1:20am — No Comments
Facebook's experiment on over half-a-million unsuspecting users has taken a new twist with the revelation that a researcher connected to a Department of Defense-funded program to use the military to quell civil unrest also participated in the…Continue
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Previously undisclosed files leaked to the media by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden now show that the United States National Security Agency has been authorized to spy on persons in all but four countries.
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Iraqi government forces backed by helicopter gunships began an offensive on Saturday to retake Tikrit from Sunni Islamist militants, while party leaders pursued talks to end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s rule, which is seen as highly…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 29, 2014 at 1:24am — No Comments
Up to 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children will be moved from the Texas-Mexico border to temporary housing facilitates in Dallas County by the end of July, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said, as quoted by AP. The decision aims to improve the…Continue
Last week, a retiring U.S. Marine got the surprise of his life — and a fitting one for a 21-year military veteran.
Master Sergeant Jacinto Bernardo, an Iraq war veteran who recently retired after serving 21 years in the…Continue
Added by Karl Vredenburg on June 26, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments
Sixty-six percent of Russian citizens want Vladimir Putin to continue at his presidential post for the next term, the latest opinion poll shows. The respondents especially praised his efforts in foreign policy and in strengthening Russian…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 25, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Julian Assange’s lawyers are demanding Swedish prosecutors reveal texts from the woman in the ‘rape’ scandal, currently hanging over the WikiLeaks founder. Changes in the law allow this and the defense team is appealing to cancel the arrest…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 25, 2014 at 9:16pm — No Comments
President Vladimir Putin has proposed that the upper house call off the March 1 resolution allowing the head of state to use the armed forces on the territory of Ukraine, said presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“Because of the…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 24, 2014 at 8:29pm — No Comments
The American Civil Liberties Union released a report on Tuesday about the increasing militarization of the country’s police departments. The Massachusetts chapter has sued a Baystate SWAT team agency for refusing to release records for the…Continue
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Medical News Today recently reported on a study from the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine, which suggests a link between vitamin D deficiency and…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 20, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
The United States has made top-secret deals with more than 30 third-party countries so that the National Security Agency can tap into fiber optic cables carrying internet data in those parts of the world, new leaks reveal.
Documents provided by former NSA…Continue
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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to reform the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) acquisition management.…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 15, 2014 at 3:59pm — No Comments
President Barack Obama has said that the United States will not be sending its troops back to Iraq, but is reviewing other options to assist the Iraqi government threatened by an advancing armed group.
"We will not be sending US troops back into combat…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 14, 2014 at 6:31pm — No Comments
Facebook is to start providing advertisers with more user data, drawing from browsing habits and external websites visited, in addition to their current 'likes.' This will be the first time that Facebook has used information from outside the…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on June 13, 2014 at 3:59am — No Comments