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From: The Kernel | By: Aaron Sankin | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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This was not from a healthcare company, but rather a life insurance company in Texas.  The fact of the matter here is that there’s enough in there for thieves to make a sale, and another and another.  The story mentions the TOR browser and if you...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Gaza Israeli forces shoot, injure Gaza fisherman [on shore!] GAZA CITY (Ma‘an) 18 Sept — Israeli naval forces opened fire off the coast of northern Gaza late Wednesday, injuring a Palestinian fisherman on a beach, locals said. Yousef Zayif, 70, was...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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This week’s subjects include landlords withholding security deposits, endless application fees and rent-stabilized apartments....
From: New York Times | By: RONDA KAYSEN | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Apple may have waited longer to launch its own mobile payments party. But it may have given everyone it invited a better reason to attend....
From: VentureBeat | By: Ruth Reader | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Friday, September 19, 2014
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On the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty,” Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation posted a devastating after-action report pronouncing it “a colossal flop” at the Daily Signal: Since its beginning, U.S. taxpayers have...
From: Red State | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Home Depot may have only recently had to cope with a massive data breach, but it reportedly knew that it had to step up its computer security much, much earlier. The New York Times claims that there had been calls for tougher safeguards as far back......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said....
From: CNN | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Security officials say a roadside bomb went off on a busy downtown Cairo street, killing two policemen and a passer-by near the foreign ministry.
From: Fox News | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Turkish security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on dozens of Kurds at the border with Syria where tens of thousands of Syrian Kurdish refugees have streamed across to escape the Islamic State group....
From: Fox News | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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In 1994, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine showrunner and executive producer Ira Steven Behr had a profound experience along the Santa Monica boardwalk. The weather was beautiful, and daytrippers and tourists were frolicking and taking pictures. There was...
From: Pando Daily | By: Dan Raile | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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PRESS RELEASE U.S. SECRET SERVICE STATEMENT REGARDING FENCE JUMPER (9/19/14) (Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday at approximately 7:20PM, Omar J. Gonzalez, W/M/42, of Copperas Cove, TX, climbed over the fence on the north side of the White House complex...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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As I noted last week, Rand Paul continues to oppose the arming of Syrian rebels as part of the military campaign against ISIS, although he favors U.S. airstrikes aimed at "destroy[ing] ISIS militarily" (albeit with the congressional approval that President...
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The West Virginia state police recently arrested a 21-year-old with explosives in his SUV, reports the Charleston Gazette. And why is this the least bit interesting besides the fact that he apparently had live chicken right next to AK 47-style guns in...
From: Reason | By: Shikha Dalmia | Friday, September 19, 2014
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David Murray, Program Assistant, Energy and Transportation, New York City: Meet one of solar energy’s top advocates: the U.S. military. Whether it’s on an Air Force base in Arizona or at a U.S. Marine outpost in Afghanistan, service...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: David Murray | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Need to replace my laptop at short notice. Should I blow my bank account and get a MacBook Air, or pick up a Chromebook (or the like) as a stopgap measure while continuing to save up for the Pro I really want?After yet another Saturday morning spent...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Sara C. | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Plan that would disconnect enriching machines from feeds of uranium being discussed at talks between Iran and six major powersWith Iran refusing US demands that it gut its uranium enrichment programme, the two sides are discussing a new proposal that...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press in New York | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Why the senator’s brand of foreign policy is dangerous...
From: The Atlantic | By: Peter Beinart | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Libyan security officials say apparently targeted killings over two days have left 10 rights activists, journalists, and army and police officers dead in the country's east....
From: Fox News | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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This just in....Keyshia Cole is ALLEGEDLY dating Birdman!  Keyshia ALLEGEDLY snapped and beat up Birdman's side chick.  And Keyshia was jailed for arrested for battery and an outstanding reckless driving warrant this morning! More inside.... Breaking...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Looking to voters 65 and older who have been the party’s weak spot and who reliably turn out in midterm elections....
From: New York Times | By: JACKIE CALMES | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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KABUL — The two candidates in Afghanistan’s contested election agreed on the long-awaited formation of a unity government on Sunday, setting the stage for President Hamid Karzai’s departure from office as well as a security agreement allowing American...
From: Washington Post | By: Tim Craig, Sharif Hassan | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when...
From: Fox News | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Joel Kotkin's new book fingers Silicon Valley as the new elite. Is he right?
From: Reason | By: Gary Chartier | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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An interview with author and activist Naomi Klein...
From: The Atlantic | By: Hamza Shaban | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Illustration: Quickhoney In June 2012, a Google supercomputer made an artificial-intelligence breakthrough: It learned that the internet loves cats. But here's the remarkable part: It had never been told what a cat looks like. Researchers working on...
From: Mother Jones | By: Dana Liebelson | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Rep. Greg Walden, speaking at a Monitor breakfast Friday, says that national security, both at home and abroad, is 'popping' as an issue with voters.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.
From: NPR | By: Bill Chappell | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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John Bolton's Super PAC announced on Friday that it will spend $5 million for online ads in three key Senate races starting immediately. "This ad buy includes three ads with 15 customized national security messages intended to sway distinct clusters...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart's Big Government | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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In his first public appearance in more than a week after a few one-on-one interviews, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was grilled in a news conference Friday on issues spanning from how the league handled the Ray Rice investigation, to how the NFL will...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Friday, September 19, 2014
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I'll be on CNN's Smerconish this morning, talking ISIS and threat inflation with the eponymous host and former NYPD commissioner and nominee to be secretary of Homeland Security Bernard Kerik (see our interview with him here). For more info on the show,...
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Is your webcam spying on you? Not likely, but the “home hackers” on the other end could be snooping on your activities using your computer’s camera, baby monitor and security cam, among other things. In light of the recent nude photo hacking involving...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The declining death rates for American soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq may owe as much to America’s enemies as they do to America’s doctors.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Michael M. Phillips | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Incheon (South Korea) (AFP) - Teenager Kim Cheon-Yong picked off two shooting golds on Sunday to take South Korea clear of China in the Asian Games medals race as swimming rivals Sun Yang and Park Tae-Hwan headed for a showdown.North Korea also made...
From: Business Insider | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Yemeni security officials and witnesses say four civilians have been killed in a third day of fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen in the capital Sanaa....
From: Fox News | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Editor's note : President Michael Sata earlier today delivered the highly anticipated speech to parliament set out the government's agenda in the next parliamentary year. Full speech below, with minor editorial edits for ease of reading.I am privileged...
From: Zambian Economist | By: Chola Mukanga | Friday, September 19, 2014
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When the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas heated up this summer, Mark Pryor found himself under attack from his opponent with a nasty — and inaccurate — ad claiming that the Democrat had supported giving Social Security benefits to people who had forged...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Maeve Reston | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The real-life criminals weren't exactly ***flawless
From: Time | By: Lily Rothman | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Last week we knew that a local police force attacked a small village in the heart of Miniya governorate. The small population of that remote village "Gabl El-Tir" is mostly Christian.That local police force stormed the houses of the citizens there smashing...
From: Egyptian Chronicles | By: Zeinobia | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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For the second time in two days, a security incident at the White House occured. This time, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said. The man was taken...
From: Liberaland | By: Anomaly100 | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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In drumming up support in the fight against a terrorist group, the secretary of state suggested that Iran had a role to play....
From: New York Times | By: SOMINI SENGUPTA | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Home Depot was slow to raise its defenses against hackers despite alarms from computer experts as far back as 2008....
From: New York Times | By: JULIE CRESWELL and NICOLE PERLROTH | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Policewoman Malalai Kakar was killed by the Taliban, but now her picture is being used on social media to represent a 'terrorist'A pioneering Afghan policewoman who fought for women's rights and was gunned down by the Taliban for her work has been used...
From: The Guardian | By: Emma Graham-Harrison | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Republicans are revving up the base by once again claiming that Democrats are soft on terrorism because of their reluctance to send ground troops into war. Let’s hope the Republicans run on this. More war! More troops! More weapons! And let’s hope...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Home Depot admitted Thursday that 56 million customer credit card and pin numbers had been stolen in the breach, which went undetected for five months....
From: VentureBeat | By: Richard Byrne Reilly | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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As I write this, a cat is sdddaf constantly mushi`ng her face into my hands and keyboard. I've known a fair number of cats. There seems to be this subset of them that suddenly get really aggressively snuggly. What gives? What can I do to help them feel...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: slidell | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Pakistani human rights group announces the transfer and says it is the largest number of Pakistanis US has released so farPakistani detainee denied legal counsel for a decadeRevealed: Bagrams secret hunger strikesWithdrawal plans keep secret detainees...
From: The Guardian | By: Spencer Ackerman in New York | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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NATO's top military commander said on Saturday (Sep 20) the alliance was eyeing the rapid conclusion of security agreements with Afghanistan for its post-2014 mission in the country once a unity government is formed there.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Home Depot is reeling after it confirmed this week that 56 million credit card users' data was stolen from its payment database. Now, The New York Times says the home improvement store ignored security warnings from its own computer experts for the past...
From: Gizmodo | By: Robert Sorokanich | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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