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Texas Gov. Rick Perry turns himself in for grand jury indictment
Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in to local law enforcement on Tuesday, where he was booked and had his mug shot taken following a grand jury indictment accusing him of abusing power while in office.

20.08.2014 03:27

LAPD delays release of autopsy report in controversial shooting
Those waiting for the preliminary autopsy report regarding the officer-involved death of a young, unarmed black man in Los Angeles are going to have to wait a little longer, as officials have delayed its release.

20.08.2014 00:51

US government refuses to release info on HealthCare.gov site security
Despite ongoing questions about the security of data on the beleaguered HealthCare.gov, the Obama administration refused a request to release information about the computer systems and security software used for the federal website.

19.08.2014 19:28

'Less-than-lethal' ammunition makers profiting off unrest from Ferguson to Israel
So-called less-than-lethal munitions used on protesters in Ferguson have become not only a symbol of a militarized mindset among law enforcement in the US, but have galvanized bonds between struggles against state aggression, from Missouri to Palestine.

19.08.2014 15:30

Facebooked! UK police post threats, racist comments and ‘compromising’ images on social media
UK police officers and civilian staff made racist and threatening comments on Facebook and Twitter, friend-requested victims of crime and uploaded “compromising” images of colleagues, figures released under the Freedom of Information Act show.

19.08.2014 08:25

Govt approves fines for improper GMO labeling
The Russian cabinet has approved the bill introducing heavy fines for businessmen who violate the rules on obligatory marking of foodstuffs containing genetically-modified products.

19.08.2014 07:27

Israel bars Amnesty & HRW from entering Gaza, hinders investigations – report
Israel has been preventing Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch workers from entering Gaza to investigate allegations of war crimes and human rights violations, claims a media report backed by group members’ statements.

18.08.2014 23:17

DuPont pushing for lenient plan in cleaning up toxic former munitions plant
Multinational chemical giant DuPont is pressing New Jersey and federal officials to approve a plan that is much weaker than state standards usually demand in the company’s efforts to clean up a former munitions plant riddled with cancer-causing elements.

18.08.2014 17:22

Feds say traffic camera vendor bribed Chicago official to boost city surveillance system
The former CEO of a red light camera vendor and a former Chicago official were indicted last week on federal corruption charges for a decade-long bribery scam during which the city became a poster child for the surveillance cameras in the US.

18.08.2014 16:01

African-Americans ‘are not going to the back of the bus’ on police brutality issue
There is a very frightening transition in the US where the police is militarized to suppress reasonable, rational dissent, Dr. Mark Mason, who was part of the Occupy movement, told RT.

18.08.2014 14:16

Masters of the Internet: GCHQ scanned entire countries for vulnerabilities
GCHQ is scanning servers in multiple foreign countries for vulnerable ports, according to German newspaper Heise. Using a tool called Hacienda, the intelligence agency seeks to ‘master the internet’ for sources of espionage.

18.08.2014 14:07

County officials refuse to pay medical bills for toddler burned by SWAT grenade
Officials in Georgia’s Habersham County are refusing to pay for the mounting medical expenses of a toddler seriously injured by a flash grenade after a failed SWAT team raid earlier this year.

18.08.2014 14:25

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