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Top commander of feared Haqqani network killed in US drone strike
A US drone strike in the South Waziristan region of Pakistan on Thursday killed at least seven militants, including Abdullah Haqqani, a top commander for the Haqqani Network, an Islamist insurgent group allied with the Afghan Taliban.

31.10.2014 14:09

Canadian hero guard gets 'lifetime supply' of beer for defending MPs
When a gunman stormed the Canadian parliament, a guard, Alain Gervais, held a hallway door shut with his body so as not to let him through. Now with a little help from MPs he may be rewarded with lots of his favorite beer.

31.10.2014 12:41

Republicans outraged as Democrats demand amnesty for millions of illegal aliens
With November midterms just days away, the Democrats appear to be fishing for the Hispanic vote as the House Minority Leader called on President Obama to not only end deportations of illegals, but let their families enter as well.

31.10.2014 09:39

Psychopaths to maintain order after massive nuke attack – Home Office docs
A clandestine Home Office experiment in 1982 tested Britain’s capacity to rebuild after a catastrophic nuclear assault. Previously secret files, made public by the National Archives, document proposals to keep order using psychopathic recruits.

30.10.2014 15:30

Bypassing encryption: Italian firm ‘sells global spyware to police, govts’
The latest encryption measures adopted by Google and Apple to beef up users’ security seem futile in light of firms like Hacking Team, which are offering software that allows authorities to bypass encryptions on personal devices, The Intercept reported.

31.10.2014 04:06

Counterterrorism Patriot Act provision now widely used in criminal investigations
A provision contained within the post-9/11 PATRIOT Act that allows investigators the power to conduct so-called “sneak and peek” searches has been used extensively for purposes not pertaining to counterterrorism, a new report reveals.

30.10.2014 17:45

Heavy fire in Kiev’s oldest cinema during LGBT film, reports of smoke grenade (VIDEO)
The oldest movie theater in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was seriously damaged as fire swept through the historic building during the screening of an LGBT movie in a suspected arson attack.

30.10.2014 13:55

‘US intelligence needs prosecutions to get more budget dollars’
There is competition among 17 US intelligence agencies - they catch people whether it is within the law or not to get part of the multi-billion ‘black budget,’ George Mapp, an investigative journalist, said on RT’s In the Now show.

30.10.2014 10:18

Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride
Nurse Kaci Hickox has followed through on her promise to defy Maine’s quarantine for health care workers, who treated Ebola patients, by setting off from home on a bicycle.

30.10.2014 13:32

The Russians are coming! UK media hypes up RAF interception of Latvian plane
Two Royal Air Force jets reportedly threatened to shoot down a Latvian cargo plane, rushing at supersonic speeds to intercept it, after the plane failed to respond to air traffic control over Kent in Southern England and sent authorities into panic mode.

30.10.2014 04:24

Millions of Samsung phones may be remotely locked by hackers
A flaw discovered in Samsung’s Find My Mobile service leaves a massive number of devices vulnerable to attack. The company admits that intruders could connect to smartphones remotely, unlock them, and change their PIN codes.

30.10.2014 05:04

Google data collection worries Americans more than NSA
Americans may not like the fact that the National Security Agency is collecting data on their phone calls and emails, but it turns out they are even more concerned over another surveillance threat: Google.

30.10.2014 03:46

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