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Leaker Identified, “Pandora Killer” Announced

Monday, June 10, 2013

 National: A former CIA employee named Edward Snowden allowed himself to be identified as the source for news reports on the National Security Agency’s secret collection of Internet and telephone information. The Washington Post quotes Snowden as saying in a …

China Talks, More NSA Revelations to Come

Sunday, June 9, 2013

What Xi Said: President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping finished a day and a half of economic talks Saturday, which both sides described in diplomatic language as “productive”. Obama spoke to Xi about Chinese computer hacking, even while defending …

“Nobody’s Listening”, College Shooting

Saturday, June 8, 2013

 National: President Obama delivered a vigorous defense of the government’s electronic snooping into Internet traffic and telephone calls. “Nobody’s listening to the content of anyone’s phone calls,” the President said. Mr. Obama and some Congressional leaders say the surveillance is …

NSA Snoops Internet, Unemployment Up

Friday, June 7, 2013

 Uncle Snoop: The federal government for the last six years has secretly collected information from nine major Internet services in the hunt for national security threats, the government admitted. This comes in addition to the revelation that the government swept …

Philadelphia Collapse, “The Borgias” Killed

Thursday, June 6, 2013

 National: A 61-year-old woman was pulled from the rubble of a collapsed Philadelphia building late yesterday, making her the 14th survivor. Six people died when a building under demolition collapsed on a thrift store next door. The survivors had surprisingly …

White House Shakeup, Tea Party Complaints

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

National: In a White House shakeup UN Ambassador Susan Rice is replacing Tom Donilon as national security advisor. It’s bound to irritate Republicans who blocked Rice from becoming Secretary of State. Organizers of several Tea Party and conservative groups testified …

DNA Same As Fingerprint, The Happiest Place

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

 The Supremes: The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 yesterday that police officers may take a DNA swab from suspects arrested for serious crimes. The majority opinion said taking a DNA sample is an identity procedure the same as taking fingerprints or …

Oldest Senator Dies, Storm Chasers Killed

Monday, June 3, 2013

National: Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg, 89, of New Jersey died last night of viral pneumonia. He was the oldest senator and its last WWII veteran. Republican Gov. Chris Christie must appoint a replacement until a special election. Lautenberg’s death leaves …

China Cyber Sleuthing, Who’s Dr. Who?

Sunday, June 2, 2013

National: The US and China have agreed to hold regular talks about cyber security. American officials in recent months have accused Chinese hackers of breaking into industrial and defense computers and stealing enormous amounts of valuable information. The Chinese deny …

Cyber Talks, Earth, Wind and Fire

Sunday, June 2, 2013

 National: The US and China have agreed to hold regular talks about cyber security. American officials in recent months have accused Chinese hackers of breaking into industrial and defense computers and stealing enormous amounts of valuable information. The Chinese deny …