Erin Greene

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Resetting the net: Snowden and surveillance | Egypt

A year ago this month, former NSA worker Edward Snowden became the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in history. What tangible effects has the Snowden story had one year on?<p>Snowden’s revelations outraged many Americans, including members of Congress who drew up a law designed to rein in …

10 More Killed in Second Suspected U.S. Drone Attack in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 10 more people, all suspected to be foreign militants, were killed in a second drone strike early Thursday in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan tribal region.<p>The attack came in the same village, Tabi Tolkhel, only a few hours after six suspected militants were …

Extremism

Fiasco: No regret for 'terrorist' line

Hip-hop artist and producer Lupe Fiasco doubled-down on his criticism of President Barack Obama and said he doesn’t regret his 2011 comments in which he called the president, “the biggest terrorist.”<p>“I got people threaten me. It was like, ‘Man, how could you? He’s the black president.’ But I’m …

Recording: ISIS promises more fighting in more Iraqi cities

An audio recording purportedly from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria promises more fighting in more Iraqi cities, including Baghdad.<p>"Continue your march as the battle is not yet raging," a voice said to be that of ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani says on the message posted early Thursday …

Oregon school shooter was a 15-year-old freshman with an AR-15

The Oregon high school shooter who killed a student and wounded a teacher before killing himself was a 15-year-old freshman who had taken a rifle and a handgun from his family's home to carry out the attack, police said Wednesday.<p>No motive has been given for the shooting.<p>On what was the …

Los Angeles

A letter from Edward Snowden and the ACLU

It’s been one year.<p>Technology has been a liberating force in our lives. It allows us to create and share the experiences that make us human, …

Judge orders feds to preserve surveillance data

A federal judge affirmed Thursday that the U.S. Government must preserve records of National Security Agency surveillance relevant to ongoing lawsuits challenging the legality of the practice, including data gathered under a controversial provision allowing harvesting of foreigners' U.S.-based …

Ex-Con Who Ran Crazy Hostage Conspiracy Has A Bergdahl Theory

Former Lt. Col. Oliver North continued his campaign against the Obama administration on Friday, accusing officials of needlessly trading five detainees for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan.<p>"All they ever wanted was money," the former Reagan aide said of …

Fifa's shady practices taint the joy and glory of a World Cup

With fresh allegations emerging of corruption within the beautiful game's ruling body, fans are owed nothing less than a complete overhaul<p>There are few sentences better able to lift the global mood than this one: "In four days' time, the World Cup begins in Brazil." The great festival of the …

Anonymous France | Espérons le meilleur, préparons nous au pire

Anonymous France c'est l'actualité en français et en anglais du collectif d'hacktivistes et les guides pour la sécurité et la protection de la vie …

Protection