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  • Russia Rejects US Demand for Snowden's Extradition

    06/25/2013 2:48:26 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 131 replies
    hnewsobserver.com ^ | June 24, 2013
    MOSCOW — Russia's foreign minister has rejected U.S. demands to extradite National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who has apparently stopped in Moscow while trying to evade U.S. justice. Sergey Lavrov said that Snowden hasn't crossed the Russian border and insisted that Russia has nothing to do with him, his relations with U.S. justice or his travel plans. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, he angrily lashed out at the U.S. demands for the extradition and warnings of negative consequences if Moscow fails to comply. Lavrov said that accusing Russia of "violation of U.S. laws and even some sort of...
  • Zuckerberg asks Samsung for “Facebook phone”: sources

    06/19/2013 1:11:30 AM PDT · by TexGrill · 11 replies
    Joong Ang Ilbo ^ | 06/19/2013 | Kim Ji-hyun
    Mark Zuckerberg, one of the young cofounders of Facebook, on Tuesday met with Samsung Electronics executives including the heir Lee Jay-yong and mobile unit chief Shin Jong-kyun to ask Samsung to manufacture a “Facebook-friendly” phone, industry watchers said. “Facebook has every intention of becoming the second Google, and with that intent in mind, Zuckerberg is said to have asked Samsung to step up cooperation by launching a phone with a Facebook interface,” said one watcher, declining to be identified. However, Samsung is unlikely to be considering the request for Facebook-platform phone in a positive light, industry experts said, as there...
  • Kerry: 'In Africa, Asia, Europe, and Americas, Our Diplomats Are Assisting Local LGBT Organizations'

    06/10/2013 6:24:33 AM PDT · by DFG · 111 replies
    CNS News ^ | 06/08/13 | Staff
    In a video recorded message released on Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that U.S. diplomats in every corner of the globe are working to help local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations. Advancing the LGBT cause, Kerry said, is "central to the United States' commitment to promoting human rights." "I wanted to take a moment to join people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month," Kerry said.
  • Domestic Spying Revelation Could Be Devastating For The Obama White House

    06/06/2013 5:30:26 AM PDT · by blam · 118 replies
    TBI - The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-6-2013 | Peter Foster
    Domestic Spying Revelation Could Be Devastating For The Obama White House Peter Foster, The Telegraph June. 6, 2013, 6:46 AM The Obama administration will be bracing itself for a torrent of hostile questions this morning following the apparent revelation that the National Security Agency has been data-mining the phone records of tens of millions of ordinary Americans. Not to be confused with eaves-dropping, or bugging the phones of those suspected of conspiring to commit a terrorist or criminal offence, the top secret court order published by The Guardian appears to show that the NSA has been trawling the anonymous 'metadata'...
  • There Are Economic Storm Clouds Ahead (Robert Reich)

    06/01/2013 7:17:20 AM PDT · by blam · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 56-1-2013 | Robert Reich, Contributor
    There Are Economic Storm Clouds Ahead Robert Reich, Contributor Jun. 1, 2013, 9:43 AM Economic forecasters exist to make astrologers look good. But the recent jubilance is enough to make even weather forecasters blush. “Just look at the bull market! Look at home prices! Look at consumer confidence!” Please. I can understand the jubilation in the narrow sense that we’ve been down so long everything looks up. Plus, professional economists tend to cheerlead because they believe that if consumers and businesses think the future will be great, they’ll buy and invest more – leading to a self-fulfilling prophesy. But prophesies...
  • Friends of accused Boston bomber are taken into custody in New Bedford, Mass.

    04/20/2013 7:24:41 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 122 replies
    My Daily News ^ | April 20, 2013, 5:09 PM | Iriving Dejohn AND Joe Kemp
    Two pals of the accused Boston Marathon bombers were pulled from their New Bedford, Mass. home and taken into custody on Saturday. The two men, known to neighbors by their first names Azmat and Diaz — who share a black BMW SUV adorned with a novelty license plate that reads “Terrorista #1” — were cuffed and hauled out of their Carriage Dr. apartment shortly before 4 p.m.
  • FBI hunting 12-strong terrorist "sleeper cell" linked to brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar

    04/20/2013 5:27:35 PM PDT · by rjbemsha · 355 replies
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | 21 April 2013 | Staff
    The FBI was last night hunting a 12-strong terrorist “sleeper cell” linked to the Boston marathon bomb brothers. Police believe Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were specially trained to carry out the devastating attack. More than 1,000 FBI agents were last night working to track down the cell and arrested a man and two women 60 miles from Boston in the hours before Dzhokhar’s dramatic capture after a bloody shootout on Friday. A source close to the investigation said: “We have no doubt the brothers were not acting alone. The devices used to detonate the two bombs were highly sophisticated and...