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Monsanto secures victory over organic farmers
An appeals court ruling handed down Monday is being largely viewed as yet another victory for biotech giant Monsanto.

11.06.2013 17:05

US cuts plans for Gitmo prosecutions
The US is scaling back its Guantanamo prosecutions from 36 to 20 or less, admitting that it lacks the evidence to convict many of the detainees of international war crimes.

11.06.2013 16:37

No Canadian NSA connection, but very own data snooping program
Canada does not use the US NSA’s top secret surveillance PRISM program, officials revealed. Instead, it has a spying platform of its own that it claims manages to distinguish between domestic and international telephone and internet data collected.

11.06.2013 10:08

Turkish police 'attack' protesting lawyers at courthouse, many arrests (VIDEO)
Turkish police have taken several dozen lawyers into custody for joining the ongoing protests. The arrests in Istanbul come as police launched a crackdown on protesters in the city’s Taksim Square.

11.06.2013 12:23

Kuwaiti teacher given 11-year sentence for Twitter criticism of government
A teacher in Kuwait has been given an 11-year sentence for offensive tweeting against the country’s monarch, calling for his ouster. This comes amid increasing tightening of internet freedom laws across the Gulf region.

10.06.2013 23:59

Edward Snowden: The man who exposed PRISM
Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who leaked detailed National Security Agency documents on how information is stockpiled on millions of Americans, said he could have "shut down the surveillance system in an afternoon" had he intended to harm the US.

11.06.2013 02:13

Decades after the crime, convicted artist still behind bars despite other man's confession
Despite an increasing level of uncertainty surrounding his conviction, Valentino Dixon continues to be imprisoned at the Attica Correctional facility in upstate New York for a 1991 crime that another man has confessed to.

10.06.2013 22:26

Trayvon Martin killer goes on trial in Florida
The trial for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch coordinator who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year, begins with jury selection on Monday and is expected to last about six weeks.

10.06.2013 15:58

Boundless Informant: NSA’s complex tool for classifying global intelligence
A new batch of classified NSA docs leaked to the media reveals the details of a comprehensive piece of software used by NSA to analyze and evaluate intelligence gathered across the globe as well as data extraction methods.

09.06.2013 01:18

'How little rights you have:' Anonymous leaks more PRISM-related NSA docs
Hackers affiliated with the Anonymous collective have leaked a US Department of Defense memo relating to the PRISM program, revealing that the National Security Agency has secretly gathered intelligence on millions of Americans for years.

07.06.2013 21:54

UK foils 'nail bomb and shotgun' revenge terror plot targeting EDL
An Islamist terror cell planned to attack a British white power demonstration using a combination of homemade nail bombs, knives and sawn-off shotguns, a court heard on Thursday. The plan was only narrowly averted by the group’s own incompetence.

06.06.2013 14:58

Top-secret court order reveals NSA's daily data collection on millions of Americans
The US National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of unwitting individuals via a secret court order issued in April obtained by The Guardian newspaper, which has posted it online.

06.06.2013 00:55