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  • NSA: New reports in German media deepen US-Merkel spy row

    10/27/2013 10:07:14 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 10/27/13 | BBC
    Fresh reports in German media based on leaked US intelligence documents are prompting damaging new questions about the extent of US surveillance. Der Spiegel suggests the US has been spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone since 2002. Another report says Mr Obama was told in 2010 about the surveillance and failed to stop it. The spy row has led to the worst diplomatic crisis betweeen the two countries in living memory. Leaked documents say a US listening unit was based in its Berlin embassy - and similar operations were replicated in 80 locations around the world. The German...
  • FTC to deepen Google probe: report

    06/23/2011 12:41:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/23/11 | Bill Rigby and Diane Bartz - Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc is about to receive the civil equivalent of a subpoena from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as part of a probe into the giant Web company's Internet search business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company, which dominates U.S. and global markets for search advertising, has been accused by competitors of favoring its own services over rivals in its search results. Google, the world's No. 1 search engine, and the FTC declined to comment on the Journal report. The FTC plans to send the civil investigative...
  • Prison woes deepen on Schwarzenegger's watch

    03/01/2007 10:24:54 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 448+ views
    Capitol Weekly ^ | 3/1/07 | Dave Dayen
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger neatly summed up the reason for the current crisis facing our state's prisons last month by telling the Los Angeles Times that: "You talk about prisons, people feel like, 'OK, go out and get the criminal and you send him somewhere, but wherever that is, I don't want to look there, I don't want to know.'… When the people are not excited about it, how do you make the legislators excited about it?" It was the kind of statement that really cuts to the heart of the problem, the kind that could only be uttered by someone...
  • Problems deepen as talks on EU constitution enter home stretch

    11/27/2003 10:24:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 139+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 11/27/03 | Constant Brand - AP
    <p>BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) - Prospects for a European Union constitution are clouded going into talks Friday in Italy, with members deeply divided over the text and over the flaunting of EU fiscal rules by France and Germany.</p> <p>Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini, whose country now holds the rotating EU presidency, tried to put an optimistic face on the two-day session in Naples, Italy.</p>
  • Gov. Bush 'alarmed' as Broward County's election woes deepen

    10/23/2003 5:06:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies · 251+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | 10/22/03 | Scott Wyman, Linda Kleindienst, Buddy Nevins
    Gov. Bush 'alarmed' as Broward County's election woes deepen By Scott Wyman, Linda Kleindienst and Buddy Nevins Staff Writers Posted October 22 2003 Gov. Jeb Bush expressed alarm Tuesday over the growing crisis in Broward County's elections office and refused to rule out the possibility that he might try to wrest control from Elections Supervisor Miriam Oliphant. Bush acknowledged that his legal team is again reviewing what authority he has to intervene and ensure fair and accurate elections. He said the state's top election official, Secretary of State Glenda Hood, will brief him Friday about the findings of a task...