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Arming of domestic drones

Domestic armed drone

With the use of domestic drones increasing, concern has not just come upover privacy issues, but also over the potential use of lethal force by the unmanned aircraft. Drones have been used overseas to target and kill high-level terror leaders and are also being used along the U.S.-Mexico border in …

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$657,000 fine for downloading 30 songs

30 songs illegal download $675k

A 29-year-old Rhode Island man is expected to pay $675,000 for the unauthorized downloading of 30 songs after the Supreme Court said on Monday that they will not weigh in on one of the record industry’s longest-running copyright infringement cases. Joel Tenenbaum of Providence, RI will now go back to …

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250,000+ defy anti-protest law in Quebec

Over 120 people have been detained following a massive rally marking the 100th day of demos against tuition hikes in Montreal. Many also came to protest a new law limiting the right to demonstrate. The center of Canada’s second-largest city was swarming with people, as huge crowds turned out to …

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Leadership lessons from dancing guy

Transcript: If you’ve learned a lot about leadership and making a movement, then let’s watch a movement happen, start to finish, in under 3 minutes, and dissect some lessons: A leader needs the guts to stand alone and look ridiculous. But what he’s doing is so simple, it’s almost instructional. …

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Julian Assange’s The World Tomorrow: Surviving Guantanamo (E5)

The 5th episode of The World Tomorrow takes us to the very heart of America’s War on Terror: Guantanamo Bay. In the episode Julian Assange speaks with Moazzam Begg – former Gitmo prisoner and a rights campaigner fighting for those still trapped behind the wire, and Asim Qureshi – former …

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Bin Laden died of natural causes: former CIA agent

Osama Bin Laden CIA died natural causes

A former agent of the CIA has revealed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has died of natural causes five years before the US announced his death. In an interview with Russia’s Channel One, Berkan Yashar, who is also a Turkish politician, said the US has not killed the al-Qaeda …

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TSA now in Australia?

Australian police TSA

Randomly putting people through metal detectors.  POLICE arrested 16 people during an operation at Southern Cross Station to crack down on weapons. Walk-through metal detectors were erected at station entrances and police used hand-held wands to conduct random searches as part of Operation Kraken on Friday night. Three people were …

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UN and NATO teaming up with Al Qaeda in Syria

Well we first saw this get public attention when they teamed up in Libya, which they left the country in an absolute mess. Now they are repeating their strategic alliance in Syria. A photo published by French news agency AFP shows a Syrian rebel wearing the Al-Qaeda flag on his …

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