A cameraman working for Syrian state TV was killed in front of his house in a west Damascus neighborhood, state news agency SANA said. The assassination of yet another Syrian TV employee was reportedly carried out by an “armed terrorist group.”
Two US whistleblowers, Syria’s president, a Mexican drug lord – and Evgeny Kaspersky, the founder of Kaspersky Lab., one of the biggest international malware-fighting companies – make it into the list of Wired magazine’s Most Dangerous People.
A lawmaker in New Mexico wants to make it mandatory for genetically modified foods to be properly labeled in supermarkets across the state. Given the last attempt, though, it’s likely to be an uphill battle.
Gun buyers in the US are required to undergo background checks, but gaps in the FBI database have allowed thousands of Americans to buy firearms each year, despite suffering from mental health conditions.
The UN Security Council has given the green light for the use of military force to combat Islamist terrorists in northern Mali. The Council said that the 3,300 troops will use "all necessary measures" to pacify the northern territories.
A US Department of Energy probe has revealed that the body tasked with safeguarding nuclear weapons has failed to disclose details on the rising number of cyber-attacks, thus putting the agency's information systems at “increased risk.”
The European Commission has withdrawn its request to review ACTA’s compatibility with the EU law in the European Court of Justice. The move virtually ensures the treaty will never be adopted in the Union.
A Texas State Trooper who conducted an inappropriate and humiliating roadside body cavity search of two women has been suspended from her position while she is being investigated for violating the Fourth Amendment.