Issuing tickets to motorists who drove through yellow lights that turned red fractions of a second shorter than the three-second city minimum. $100 tickets. Florida Department of Transportation secretly reduced its policy on the length of yellow lights, likely bringing millions of dollars in additional revenue to the state.
FBI: director attacking the companies and the idea of encryption, suggesting that Congress should pass a law banning the practice of default encryption.
Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson recently sent a letter to Congress alleging that Secret Service agents asked Nashville police to falsify a warrant so that the agents could search the home of a Nashville resident who had posted about President Obama on Facebook.
A Special Response Team shattered a family’s window in the middle of the night, hurled a flashbang onto a couch next to a sleeping girl, then charged in and shot her in the head. Police raided both sides of a duplex, suspect only known to reside in one of them.
I believe that Americans should be deeply skeptical of government power. You cannot trust people in power. The founders knew that. That's why they divided power among three branches, to set interest against interest.
A federal magistrate judge awarded $50,000 to California man after a park ranger used a Taser on him during a confrontation over an unleashed dog.
In Los Angeles, foundation money has been used to buy hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of license plate readers, upgrade “Stingray” devices, Palantir’s technology to track individuals with unprecedented reach.
Fox News contributor and former actress Stacey Dash on Monday called on the federal government to establish facilities in every U.S. city where suspected Ebola patients could be quarantined.
US citizens who profit off the Canadian medical marijuana market may eventually find themselves breaking US laws, DEA tracking potential money laundering and drug trafficking violators. Using banking system to transfer proceeds from investments into US could be a red flag for money laundering and distributing a Schedule 1 drug.
British author Nick Kollerstrom hands himself over to Scotland Yard, tells police he is a law-abiding British citizen who has doubts about 9/11 and 7/7 bombings. According to British prime minister Cameron means he is as dangerous as ISIS terrorists, should be arrested. Came to police station to comply with prime minister’s declaration.
Britain and America will hold 'war games' next week to test their response to the collapse of a major bank on either side of the Atlantic. Britain and America will hold 'war games' to test their response to the collapse of a major bank, like Lehman Brothers.
Obama signed into law amendment to Executive Order 13295, redefines who can be quarantined and why. any police officer or ‘health official’ can, without question, on suspicion alone, quarantine someone simply for showing any sign of ‘respiratory illness.
NSA has began sponsoring cybersecurity camps for middle and high school students, teach “low-level programming cybersecurity vulnerabilities are.” “Wireless scavenger hunt”; 10th graders dispatched to hunt down “rogue access points,” eliminate “threats on the Internet.”
The NYPD officer who used his gun to bludgeon an unarmed Brooklyn teenager in the face has been suspended without pay and might be indicted, after video footage of the violent August arrest went public this week.
Video has surfaced appearing to show a New York City police officer taking $1,300 from a man who says he was robbed and then pepper-sprayed by the cop during a stop-and-frisk last month that ended without arrest. Brooklyn district attorney’s office investigating allegations of wrongdoing.
The aggressive and mindless stance that Washington’s warmongers have taken toward Russia and China have shattered the accomplishment of Reagan and Gorbachev.
Louisiana police Chief Earl Theriot admits he committed sex acts with an unresponsive woman while responding to a 911 call and lying to the FBI about it, was sentenced to no jail time, but instead a $2,500 fine and 24 months probation.
As the United States charges once more into war, little debate has centered on the actual utility of war. Instead, policymakers and pundits have focused their comments on combating the latest danger to our nation and its interests as posed by Islamic State militants.
As Col. House outlines the plot to return the US to full “British” control, under the guise of the League of Nations, he describes a “system of thought control” that today is stronger than ever.
Major US corporate cartels are reportedly geared to become the main beneficiaries of the so-called US-led coalition against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists. According the LA Times, giant military contractor Raytheon has won a new deal to provide the US military with more Tomahawk cruise missiles that could be fired into Iraq and Syria.
Women detained at an immigrant holding facility in southern Texas allege workers there have sexually abused them, including by removing them from their cells at night for sex as well as fondling them in front of others, lawyers wrote in a letter to federal officials this week.
A US political commentator has said that Americans should know the United States is not a democracy, but instead “a very firmly entrenched oligarchy” that cannot be simply changed through elections.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan defended his government’s efforts to control online speech, tells press freedom conference: ”Media should never been given liberty to insult, "expressed concern criminal and terrorist organisations go online to recruit followers.
Next generation of Google's Android operating system, due for release this month, will for first time encrypt data by default, thus putting up roadblock to stop police from getting at personal data on our mobile gadgets. US Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday urged tech companies not to lock police out of consumer gadgets.
A 9/11 British activist hands himself in to UK’s counter terrorism police following British Prime Ministers David Cameron’s speech at the UN General Assembly last week, Press TV reports.
10 and 11-year-olds inspect children's lunchboxes for crisps and chocolate.
Furious parents have launched a petition against the lunch police scheme.
Some children are not eating because they are afraid of being told off.
Theresa May, the current UK Home Secretary, has announced that, if re-elected, her party (the Conservatives) will push for "extremist disruption orders" which would effectively ban people declared "extremist" (using a very broad definition) from using social media or appearing on TV.
The new arrangement is part of a reorganization of political structures in the city to ensure the permanent exclusion of any opposition to the dictates of the corporate and financial elite.
A dark and sinister madness has descended upon the American government. It is madness because it is divorced from reality. It is madness because it is divorced from a desire to serve the human race (which is the ultimate expression of sanity). And it is madness because its promotion of violence is certain to cause more violence rather than ending it. It is dark and sinister because its underlying intention hides in the shadows from which it springs out at crucial moments to forward its dastardly purpose.
Various FBI divisions “are collaborating to develop and implement foundational efforts to streamline and automate law enforcement’s DNA collection processes” including at arrest, booking and conviction. DNA analysis can be performed by cops in less than two hours,
[The WJC president wrote: "I was horrified to see photographs of young Ukrainians wearing the dreaded SS uniform with swastikas clearly visible on their helmets as they carried the caskets of members of this Nazi unit."]
Vladimir Kozin is a Professor of the Russian Academy of Military Sciences and Head of the Group of Advisers to the Director of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies.
One might think that by now even Americans would have caught on to the constant stream of false alarms that Washington sounds in order to deceive the people into supporting its hidden agendas. The public fell for the lie that the Taliban in Afghanistan are terrorists allied with al Qaeda. Americans fought a war for 13 years that enriched Dick Cheney’s firm, Halliburton, and other private interests only to end in another Washington failure.
A Mississippi county has illegally held inmates in jail for as long as a year without appointing counsel or presenting cases to a grand jury, the American Civil Liberties Union argues in a lawsuit. “The county must set reasonable limits on the amount of time someone can remain in jail without a lawyer and without charges,” Brandon Buskey, staff attorney at the ACLU.’
Australia’s senate endorsed new anti-terror laws; grant its intelligence agency right to spy on citizens with a warrant, journalists and whistleblowers “recklessly” exposing special ops face 10 years in jail. Person may never know which investigation he allegedly obstructed, put on trial for because it is a secret.
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order. U.S. officials are in talks with the two companies.
Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy announced official civilian slavery, via press release, headlined “The Government has extended the list of community service under martial law,”defines the term “labor service” to mean that the people [will be] involved without mandatory consent, subject to enforcement operations.
David Cameron told the U.N. that "non-violent extremism" is just as dangerous as terrorism must be eradicated using all means at the government's disposal. He references 9/11 and 7/7 Truthers as examples of the type of extremism that must be dealt in a similar fashion to ISIS.
Jordanian scientist created automated lip-reading system that can decipher speech with average success rate of 76 per cent, with advances in computer vision, pattern recognition, and signal processing, suggest computers will be able to read lips accurately enough to raise questions about privacy and security.
Buenos Aires tax agency used drones to identify 200 mansions, 100 swimming pools not declared by their owners. The unmanned aircraft flew over exclusive neighborhood near Buenos Aires, took images of luxury houses on lots registered as empty. Owners of the properties told to pay hefty fines on tax evasion.
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