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Another whistleblower dead: journalist Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings was working on a story about the CIA prior to his death, according to LA Weekly. “That Hastings had the Central Intelligence Agency in his sights is no surprise to those who knew his work,” writes Dennis Romero, adding that “the shadowy world of intelligence and off-the-record American …

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Richard Clarke: Hastings accident “consistent with a car cyber attack”

Richard Clarke

Former U.S. National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism Richard Clarke told The Huffington Post on Monday that the fatal crash of journalist Michael Hastings’ Mercedes C250 coupe last week is “consistent with a car cyber attack.” “There is reason to believe that intelligence agencies for major powers” — including the …

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Evidence indicates journalist Michael Hastings was assassinated

Michael Hastings

The revelation that Rolling Stone journalist Michael Hastings was working on a story about the CIA before his death and had contacted a Wikileaks lawyer about being under investigation by the FBI hours before his car exploded into flames has bolstered increasingly valid claims that the 33-year-old was assassinated. Hastings …

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Michael Hastings feared his mercedes had been tampered with

Journalist Michael Hastings

The very day before a suspicious car crash claimed his life, journalist Michael Hastings feared his Mercedes had been tampered with and asked to borrow a friend’s vehicle, telling her that he was “scared and wanted to leave town.” The revelation, which emerged in an LA Weekly interview with Jordanna Thigpen, re-emphasizes …

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Exposed: NSA plays key role in “US assassination program”

Jeremy Scahill and Glen Greenwald

American investigative journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald say they have teamed up to prepare a report on the National Security Agency’s role in what one of them described as the “US assassination program.” “The connections between war and surveillance are clear. I don’t want to give too much away …

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David Cameron starts ‘war on media’ over Snowden leaks

David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron British Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a veiled threat against media organizations, calling on The Guardian and other outlets to stop publishing the disclosures leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. The Guardian first began its ongoing series based on the Snowden leaks …

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Snowden accepts whistleblower award in Russia

Snowden Sam Adams whistleblower award

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, from his asylum in Russia, accepted an award on Wednesday from a group of former U.S. intelligence officials expressing support for his decision to divulge secrets about the NSA’s electronic surveillance of Americans and people around the globe. The award, named in honor of …

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California deficit soars to $16 billion

California, like Greece is perpetually in fiscal trouble. Overoptimistic revenue forecasts coupled with spending $2 billion more than expected has California in a deep hole. Governor Jerry Brown has the same non-solution as ever, hike taxes. Brown wants a “temporary” (as in seven years) tax hike. Given we all know …

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Now a witness to Breitbart’s death ‘vanishes’

A private investigator has been unable to find the only eyewitness to the sudden death of media innovator and conservative activist Andrew Breitbart. The apparent disappearance of Christopher Lasseter, who says he saw Breitbart drop to the sidewalk in front of a restaurant, adds to the mystery surrounding Breitbart’s March …

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Breitbart’s coroner poisoned to death. Obama’s NDAA or CIA?

Andrew Breitbart

Medical examiners in Los Angeles are investigating the possible poisoning death of one of their own officials who may have worked on the case of Andrew Breitbart, the conservative firebrand who died March 1, the same day Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced probable cause for forgery in President Obama’s birth certificate. Michael Cormier, …

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Former CIA and NSA director: ‘We kill people based on metadata’

Michael Hayden CIA NSA

Former National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Michael Hayden. At a recent debate concerning the National Security Agency’s bulk surveillance programs, former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden admitted that metadata is used as the basis for killing people. The comments were made during a debate …

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MI5 ‘tried to recruit’ Woolwich murder suspect

Woolwich

UK intelligence service MI5 approached Woolwich killing suspect Michael Adebolajo to offer him a job, a friend of the alleged murderer claimed in a BBC interview. Meanwhile police have arrested three more people suspected of plotting the brutal killing. Abu Nusaybah, who claims to be a close friend of Adebolajo, …

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