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White House gets second barrier, security buffer following fence jumping incidents
The US Secret Service has erected a second fence and increased its presence around the White House after two people scaled the 7.5-foot tall fence surrounding the White House this month, one of whom was able to enter the building.

24.09.2014 00:39

FBI forces police departments across the US to keep quiet about cellphone spying gear
Not only are local police departments across the United States increasingly relying on so-called StingRay devices to conduct surveillance on cell phone users, but cops are being forced to keep quiet about the operations, new documents reveal.

23.09.2014 15:50

​‘Stop arming Israel!’ Scottish Pro-Palestinian activists occupy Israel-linked arms factory in Glasgow
Pro-Palestinian activists in Glasgow have gained access to the factory of a leading multinational defence company with links to an Israeli drone manufacturer.

23.09.2014 16:02

'Polar bear' arrested at #FloodWallStreet protest
New York police arrested the most conspicuous of the Flood Wall Street protest participants - man wearing a polar bear costume. The episode, caught on camera, has gone viral on social media and has grown into one of the protest’s highlights.

23.09.2014 09:56

Wyoming sheriff insists grenade launcher is key for riot control in 25-inmate jail
A grenade launcher is the best way to ensure peace and protect a 25-inmate jail, according to a Wyoming sheriff. It is the third such weapon owned by the Goshen County Sheriff’s Office in the past 65 years, though none have ever been used.

23.09.2014 00:45

Protesters flood Wall Street
Several thousand activists, united under the “Flood Wall Street” banner, have hit the streets of New York City’s financial district, risking arrest for participating in an unauthorized gathering three years after the prominent Occupy Wall Street protest.

22.09.2014 20:41

NYC man dies after wrongfully spending 23 years in prison
A New York City man who served 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit died unexpectedly over the weekend only three days before proceedings were slated to begin concerning his $124 million false imprisonment federal lawsuit.

22.09.2014 19:24

Senior Afghan officers missing from Mass. training exercises found trying to cross into Canada
​Afghan National Army soldiers training in Massachusetts went missing over the weekend were found trying to cross the border into Canada on Monday. The disappearance occurred just days after two Afghan policemen disappeared in Washington, DC.

22.09.2014 18:45

​Terrorist attack on EU’s HQ averted by Belgian crackdown – reports
Belgian police arrested several people planning a terrorist attack on European Commission Headquarters in Brussels, media reports say. It comes amid fierce efforts by local authorities to crack down on extremism.

21.09.2014 03:42

Mysterious unidentified spying cell towers found across Washington, DC
Washington, DC is littered with surveillance devices designed to trick surrounding mobile phones into logging onto signal-lifting networks, thereby allowing for tracking or call-monitoring purposes.

19.09.2014 14:08

Liberal Democrat MP resigns over sexual harassment claims
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock has resigned from the party, ahead of an internal disciplinary hearing. The disgraced MP had already been suspended for making improper sexual advances towards a vulnerable constituent.

19.09.2014 12:29

Conflicting reports over release of Russian tycoon Yevtushenkov
There are conflicting reports over the release of Russian tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov from house arrest. Press secretary of "AFK Sistema" co-owned by him confirmed the release, while Yevtushenkov himself and Russia's Investigative Committee deny it.

19.09.2014 13:39

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