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19 states to help challenge New Jersey gun law

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is leading a coalition of 19 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let them submit a brief supporting a New Jersey man's challenge to that state's concealed weapons law.<p>The Wyoming Attorney General's Office, acting as lawyer for Wyoming and the other states, on …

Paul files class-action suit vs. NSA

Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday officially filed his class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over National Security Agency data collection, joining with two prominent tea party leaders to make the announcement.<p>Paul, a libertarian-leaning Kentucky Republican and potential presidential …

New Jersey slaps MIT Bitcoin hackers with subpoena — and they’re fighting back

The MIT students behind Bitcoin mining program Tidbit won the “most innovative” award at a recent hackathon.<p>But they will soon face a ruling from another kind of judge: one employed by the state of New Jersey.<p>In early December, a few weeks after the hackathon, the New Jersey division of consumer …

Hundreds of Eritreans enslaved in torture camps in Sudan and Egypt

Hundreds of Eritrean refugees have been enslaved in torture camps in Sudan and Egypt in the past 10 years, enduring weeks or months of violence and rape and extorted by traffickers often in collusion with state security forces.<p>Some of the refugees have died, and many have been scarred for life – …

Blast at Pakistan cinema leaves many dead

At least 13 people have been killed and 20 others wounded in an explosion targeting a cinema in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, Al Jazeera's correspondents have said.<p>Tuesday's blast hit Shama cinema, known to show adult rated movies, and is owned by the Bilour family, one of the most …

The 16 Most Interesting Things To Come Out Of Bill Gates' Reddit AMA

Everything from the name of Warren Buffett's plane to what kind of computer he uses. He replied to an "ask me anything" thread for a few hours today.<p>When Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates speaks, people tend to listen — more so these days as he is taking an increasingly …

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Nokia will reportedly unveil its Android phone later this month

Nokia is preparing to unveil its first Android phone later this month. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Nokia will unveil its "Normandy" phone at Mobile World Congress later this month. Citing sources familiar with Nokia’s plans, the <i>WSJ</i> reiterates previous reports from <i>The Verge</i> that Nokia’s …

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New Afghanistan law to silence victims of violence against women

A new Afghan law will allow men to attack their wives, children and sisters without fear of judicial punishment, undoing years of slow progress in tackling violence in a country blighted by so-called "honour" killings, forced marriage and vicious domestic abuse.<p>The small but significant change to …

Scotland's Parliament Legalizes Gay Marriage

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Scottish Parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday that will legalize gay marriage in …

Bundle up: Another blast of nasty weather moves in

If you thought January was tough weather-wise, February is providing little relief.<p>More than 100 million people in 24 states could be affected by this week's second winter storm, which is forecast to stretch from the Great Plains to southern New England, blanketing parts of the Midwest with up to a …