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Trial begins in federal court over alleged framing by FBI agent

The last time Gary Engel was the focus of a federal trial, jurors watched with stunned expressions as he and his associate Steven Mandell paced the vacant storefront they had turned into a killing chamber and made final preparations in a gruesome plot to torture and dismember a suburban businessman.<p>…

New Street-Level Surveillance Project Tracks Spying Technologies Used by Local Law Enforcement

How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

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Linux

Donald Trump Rips Rick Perry During Texas Tour

Watching the watchers: Oakland seeks control of law enforcement surveillance

Spurred by a 2013 police attempt to expand surveillance from the port to the city, campaigners say they are close to victory in their fight for privacy rights<p>Fed up with unwarranted spying by police, residents of the California port city of Oakland are pushing back by developing the first …

Surveillance

FBI Agent Who Tracked El Chapo: 'It’s Hard Not To Think That There Was Corruption'

I spent the majority of my 28-and-a-half years as an FBI agent working in drug trafficking and organized crime tracking Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and …

Globalization With Chinese Characteristics -- What Are The Prospects?

Every year IMD convenes a one-week intensive program entitled Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP), once in Lausanne (Switzerland) and once in Singapore, bringing together business leaders and executives from all over the world to focus, brainstorm and cross-fertilize on the current critical …

China's military is a paper tiger

1. China possesses a rapidly improving military that, in certain local or regional engagements, could match — and even defeat — U.S. forces in battle.<p>2. In military terms, China is a paper dragon that, despite its apparent strength, is powerless to intervene in world events far from its …

China

Thousands packed into North Korea stadium call for bloody revenge on US on Korean War anniversary

Pyongyang holds 'Mass Rally on the Day of the Struggle Against the US' and issues an English-language statement condemning the 'fatty monster US imperialists'<p>North Korea marked the 65th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War on Thursday with a 100,000-strong rally in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung …

The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

Municipal court in the US works like this: the accused stands with his attorney in front of the bench, looking up at the judge on high. The accused is effectively invisible, a bystander to the back-and-forth between judge, prosecutor and defence attorney, who speak in jargon that ordinary people do …

Crime

County sheriff has used stingray over 300 times with no warrant

San Bernardino Sheriff's Department doesn't tell judges it's using spy device.<p>The sheriff in San Bernardino County—east of Los Angeles County—has …

From Runnymeade to Paul Revere, Magna Carta’s Shadow Stretches Back 800 Years

Democracy is as much about limiting the power of the government as it is about elections, and we have Magna Carta to thank for that.<p>June is democracy …

Obama: What really concerns me are those "less-than-loving expressions by Christians"

The good news: After a number of atrocities that have victimized Christians from Syria, Iraq, Egypt, and Kenya over the past few months, Barack Obama …

Same-sex Marriage

Mikhail Khodorkovsky freed after pardon from Vladimir Putin

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been freed, bringing an end to more than a decade behind bars after the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, signed a decree pardoning him.<p>Putin made the surprise announcement on Thursday that he planned to pardon the country's former richest man, who is regarded by Kremlin …