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Russian spy ring in NYC exposed

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Federal prosecutors charged three Russians for spying on the United States on behalf of the Russian government. 

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Contract psychologists with no interrogation experience designed & carried out CIA’s torture program

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The torture techniques used on detainees held by the Central Intelligence Agency after 9/11 were designed by two private contractors with no experience in interrogation or counter-terrorism, according…

SOURCE: Justice.gov

Justice Department revises guidelines for obtaining information from journalists

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Justice Department last week issued new guidelines on when and how federal prosecutors may obtain information or records from journalists, nearly two years after federal prosecutors secretly…

SOURCE: CDC.gov

CDC reports this season’s flu vaccine is less effective

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This season’s flu vaccine has been far less effective compared to prior years, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control.

Spotlight: California state budget 2015-16

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
SOURCE: Amnesty International

Satellite images reveal devastating aftermath of Boko Haram attacks in Borno, Nigeria

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Satellite images released by Amnesty International last week revealed the widespread destruction left in the wake of relentless attacks by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Borno,…

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Senators introduce amendments as debate begins on Keystone XL

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Senate yesterday began floor debates on the Keystone XL pipeline, which if approved would grant TransCanada Corporation the federal permit required to build the pipeline that will…

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CENTCOM’s social media accounts hacked as Obama announces cyber-security & privacy initiatives

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked ironically on the same day President Barack Obama announced new initiatives to improve cyber-security and digital privacy.

House approves raising hours for employees to qualify for health coverage mandate under Obamacare

Monday, January 12, 2015

The House approved a measure last week that would require employees to work 10 hours more a week in order to qualify for health coverage under the Affordable…

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Terrorists kill 12 at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Ten journalists and two police officers were killed this morning after several gunmen stormed the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, a weekly satirical magazine known for its irreverent and…