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Merkel & Co: NSA also spied on top German ministers – Wikileaks
Chancellor Angela Merkel was not the only NSA target in the German government, as WikiLeaks has released a new tranche of documents containing a list of the phone numbers of German ministers and officials whose privacy was breached by the US spy agency.

01.07.2015 21:07

Tuber terrorists: Canada’s Mounties hunt ‘evil cowards’ spiking eco-potatoes with pins and needles
Potato fields in Canada's Prince Edward Island have been targeted by food terrorists who’ve found ways to put sharp objects into tubers grown there. Desperate farmers are offering a half-million Canadian dollars (US$400,000) reward to catch the culprits.

01.07.2015 11:07

Berserk Colorado cop fired for beating of detainee
Police body-camera video and surveillance footage became proof against a police officer who severely beat a suspect in holding cell in December. To warning calls that the beating was being video recorded, a cop answered only “F**k that!”

01.07.2015 08:19

‘Investigation lacks objectivity’: Lawyers slam report into Zambrano-Montes killing, shot 17-times by police
Lawyers representing Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot by police in February, in Washington state, say a police investigation into his death was “disappointing,” while they have doubts whether it was carried out “impartially.”

01.07.2015 08:21

Too damn high: New York City to freeze rent on 1-year leases
New York City's Rent Guidelines Board froze rents on rent-stabilized apartments with one-year leases, the first time the board has done so in its 46-year history.

30.06.2015 17:58

Australian politicians slam TPP for ‘excessive secrecy’
Australian lawmakers have slammed the country’s deal-making process as one lacking transparency and oversight. They’ve particularly criticized the currently negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership for its “excessive secrecy.”

30.06.2015 15:21

​ISIS beheads female civilians for the first time - monitor
Islamic State militants have beheaded two civilian women in Syria for the first time, a monitor says, adding that the victims were accused of sorcery and witchcraft and were executed along with their husbands.

30.06.2015 09:06

‘US 4th-class allies France, Germany should cipher everything they have’
France and Germany seem to have a servile attitude towards the US and its foreign policy which has to do with their ‘anti-terrorism’ collection capabilities. They felt they had not to upset the collection arrangements says former CIA officer Ray McGovern.

30.06.2015 10:06

Death-defying escape for Moscow residents as truck crashes into them (VIDEO)
A horrific crash has taken place on a main highway in Moscow as a truck ploughed into over a dozen pedestrians. The vast majority miraculously managed to walk away unscathed, however, two people were taken to hospital.

30.06.2015 08:58

NSA intercepted French corporate contracts worth $200 million over decade – WikiLeaks
Washington has been leading a policy of economic espionage against France for more than a decade by intercepting communications of the Finance minister and all corporate contracts valued at more than $200 million, according to a new WikiLeaks report.

29.06.2015 19:41

Man dies in hospital following brutal arrest by Dutch police
A 42-year-old Arubian man has died in a Dutch hospital following a violent arrest by The Hague police, local media reported, citing witnesses saying Mitch Henriquez was brutally beaten by law enforcement officers. An investigation has been launched.

29.06.2015 14:14

Palestinian to be freed by Israel after 56-day hunger strike
A lawyer for a Palestinian held prisoner in Israel says he will be released in exchange for ending a 56-day hunger strike. Khader Adnan is set to be set free on July 12, after spending around a year in jail without being charged.

29.06.2015 14:16