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Data stored overseas should be accessible to US government, judge rules
​A federal judge in New York City sided with the United States government on Thursday and said that Microsoft must comply with a search warrant compelling the corporation to surrender customer data it stores overseas.

31.07.2014 17:49

Six Philly cops indicted for kidnapping, extortion, robbery
Six Philadelphia police officers have been arrested on charges - including conspiracy, robbery, extortion, kidnapping, and drug dealing - for a six-year racketeering scheme during which the group netted $500,000 in drugs, cash, and personal property.

31.07.2014 15:55

Seattle cop responsible for 80 percent of marijuana citations reassigned
A Seattle police officer who issued about 80 percent of marijuana citations given in the city thus far in 2014 has been reassigned, officials said. Meanwhile, it was found that African Americans in the city were disproportionately ticketed for pot.

31.07.2014 15:07

Foreign soccer players must speak Russian – Duma plan
A leftist lawmaker is preparing a bill to impose new legal restrictions on athletes who receive Russian citizenship in order to represent Russian clubs and national teams. If it is approved all soccer players might be forced to learn Russian.

31.07.2014 13:20

​Catalan leader defies Spanish PM to his face, pledges to press ahead with independence vote
Catalan President Artur Mas has pledged to go ahead with the region’s independence vote, defying the Spanish Prime Minister in person. Madrid has branded the referendum as “illegal” and resolved to block the Catalan bid to separate from Spain.

31.07.2014 06:12

White House accidentally leaks post-9/11 CIA torture report findings
When the CIA first began using its controversial interrogation and detention methods after the September 11th attacks, it reportedly declined to tell the Secretary of State and other American ambassadors about its actions.

31.07.2014 03:20

Speaker Boehner gets Congress approval to sue President Obama
For the first time in American history, a chamber of Congress has authorized its leader to sue the President of the United States.

31.07.2014 01:33

NSA sued over fears that former director is selling secrets
The National Security Agency has received its fair share of lawsuits since former contractor Edward Snowden began to disclose secret documents last year, and now the NSA is being taken to court for failing to produce files about its former director.

30.07.2014 20:30

Texas woman files $123 million revenge porn suit against Facebook
A Texas woman wants Facebook to pay her $123 million —10 cents for each of its 1.23 billion users — because the social networking site failed to immediately delete “revenge porn” uploaded by an old friend.

30.07.2014 15:35

FBI forensic lab misconduct could affect 2,600 convictions, 45 death row cases
Nearly every criminal case the FBI and US Justice Department has reviewed during a major investigation that began in 2012 regarding an FBI lab unit has involved flawed forensic testimony, The Washington Post reported.

30.07.2014 14:25

Jesse Ventura: 'I may criticize my government, but I have never criticized the soldier'
Jesse Ventura, the former professional wrestler-turned-governor of Minnesota, told RT on Tuesday that he was relieved that a long-standing libel case filed on his behalf against the estate of a slain Navy SEAL had finally come to an end.

30.07.2014 14:40

Kiev government, Right Sector play ‘good cop, bad cop’
The Ukrainian government depends on the Right Sector and needs it to do things that the government would not like to be seen doing themselves, such as blockading petrol stations, UK journalist Neil Clark told RT.

30.07.2014 13:30

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