US President Barack Obama has reassured his French counterpart Francois Hollande that Washington is no longer spying on him following leaks that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had spied on the last three French presidents WikiLeaks revealed Tuesday the NSA wiretapped former French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy, along with Hollande, from at least 2006.
U.S. Army tested a very different type of ordnance—a “non-lethal personal suppression projectile” called the XM1063—that rains a chemical agent over people in a 2 acre area. The agent can be a sedative drug, a malodorous substance, or something that makes everyone slip and fall.
Executive Order 13603, the President, or the head of any federal agency that he shall designate, can conscript “persons of outstanding experience and ability without compensation,” in both “peacetime and times of national emergency.”
Accused of sexual assault in 2007, Champaign Police Officer Jerad Gale given his department’s highest honor in March, named Champaign’s Officer of the Year. Three months later arrested for strangling and raping two more women.
Officer Jerad Gale arrested, charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and domestic battery.
"Prosecutors are investigating at least 3,000 of these cases, army troops under pressure to boost body counts in war against armed guerrilla groups killed civilians, reported them as combat fatalities," Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report.
Privacy advocates claim always listening component was involuntarily activated within Chromium, potentially exposing private conversations, the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations held in front of a computer.
Three prisoners—Melvin Ray, James Pleasant and Robert Earl Councill led work stoppages in Alabama prisons in January 2014; part of Free Alabama Movement; spent last 18 months in solitary confinement. Authorities, unnerved by protests that engulfed three prisons in state, say the men will remain in solitary confinement indefinitely. Growing resistance movement in American prisons. Work stoppages modeled on actions that shook the Georgia prison system in December 2010.
WikiLeaks documents: The US spy agency targeted communications of French presidents Francois Hollande (2012–present), Nicolas Sarkozy (2007–2012), Jacques Chirac (1995–2007), French cabinet ministers, French Ambassador to United States. One French communication intercepted by the NSA shows France planned to complain to the United States about NSA intercepting French communications.
European police agency Europol will target the estimated 40,000 to 50,000 accounts linked to the terrorist organisation. Working with unnamed social media companies, it aims to shut down the accounts within two hours of being discovered.
Churches will soon be using facial recognition software to identify you and your family. "Churchix is a face recognition event attendance desktop application, identifies event attending members in videos and photos. "Churchix is a division of Skakash LLC, a global face recognition vendor. Skakash suggests there are three classes of people churches, corporations and the government might want to track: Blacklisted Individuals, Employees and VIPs.
One of the largest areas of contention with the TPP lie within the provisions strengthening copyright rules. Here are some of the most dangerous provisions: the government can act without a formal complaint from the copyright owner, can take down internet content it doesn’t like, given it can be construed to have violated vast copyright restrictions.
The “Freedom of Panorama” is the right to take pictures in public spaces, even if you incidentally capture copyrighted works, from building facades to public sculptures to images on t-shirts and ads, July 9, the EU will vote whether to abolish it, wants people taking commercial photos to get prior permission from copyright creators for any incidental copyrighted works captured in their images.
According to U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, more than 36,000 were released from custody. 121 of the criminals that were released during Fiscal Year 2013 were subsequently charged with committing murder.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law a bill decriminalizing possession and private use of small amounts of marijuana, following the lead of nearly 20 states that have eased penalties for personal consumption. Will allow individuals in Delaware to possess up to an ounce of marijuana, use it privately without criminal sanctions.
As officer on his way to help an injured woman, a dog ran out from the residence. The police officer shot at the dog, missed; bullet hit a four-year-old girl in the leg. Earlier this year mother killed by Iowa police officer when he tried to shoot her dog and missed. Why can so many other professions come into contact with dogs without shooting at them?
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