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Wall Street wins again: Bank of America settlement with US gov't is insufficient, critics say
While the US government touted its “record” settlement reached this week with Bank of America for mortgage fraud that helped fuel the 2008 recession, the details of the agreement indicate yet another light punishment for an offending Wall Street titan.

22.08.2014 15:37

Researchers claim TSA 'nude' body scanners can be easily fooled
Weapons are easily smuggled through so-called nude body scanners, according to new research released Thursday. The devices are no longer used at airports in the United States but remain in other government facilities worldwide.

22.08.2014 14:26

Alive, presumed dead – French pensioner forced to prove he is still living
A French pensioner has had to prove he is alive after being denied a refund by a state health insurance firm on the grounds that he was in fact dead. The 68-year-old then had to endure a bureaucratic nightmare to show he was still living.

22.08.2014 10:49

‘Drone-Free LAPD!’ LA residents protest police spy drones
Protesters against the use of drones by the Los Angeles police department have gathered in front of LA city hall to demand security forces do not deploy them to spy on citizens.

22.08.2014 04:40

Crematorium worker allowed to keep money from gold teeth sales
A local court in Germany rejected a lawsuit from a cemetery, which demanded that a crematorium employee pay damages for about $800,000 he made from secretly selling gold extracted from the remains of incinerated clients.

21.08.2014 19:54

New York’s stop-and-frisk policy ineffective in recovering guns, stopping murders - report
Data on New York City’s stop-and-frisk policing program during the reign of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg show the policy, which disproportionately targeted minorities, was not effective in reducing shootings and murders, according to a new report.

21.08.2014 16:18

Hamas official admits group murdered 3 Israeli teens
A Hamas official has admitted for the first time that members of its militant wing kidnapped and killed three Israeli teenagers in June. This fueled increased tensions with Israel and eventually led to the IDF’s bombardment of Gaza.

21.08.2014 14:47

McDonald’s restaurants under probe across Russia as three Moscow outlets stay shut
Investigations into the activity of McDonald’s restaurants are underway across Russia. Three restaurants – including the first one to open in Russia – were temporarily closed in Moscow over sanitary issues.

21.08.2014 12:22

US reportedly easing rules for no-fly list
The Obama administration will change the process by which travelers can seek to be removed from the federal no-fly list of terror suspects restricted from air travel, according to a new report.

20.08.2014 16:12

​NSA, BND and MIT: Whose Big Brother is watching whom?
When news broke last summer that a certain NSA contractor had "leaked" an inordinate amount of secret data to various media outlets, global public opinion suddenly realized that the world we live in today does resemble the Orwellian dystopia 1984.

20.08.2014 12:00

​NYT journalist given 24 hours to leave Afghanistan over coup report scandal
A New York Times reporter has been given 24 hours to leave Afghanistan for not cooperating with an investigation into his story about unnamed Afghan officials’ plans to set up an interim government and take power amid an election standoff.

20.08.2014 13:29

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

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