Angela Gothier-Rodriguez

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Student Left In DEA Cell For Days Reaches $4.1 Million Settlement

Daniel Chong, the San Diego college student who spent more than four days in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell without food or water, has reached a $4.1 million settlement with the U.S. government. The DEA apologized to Chong last year and instituted a review of its practices.<p>The …

Chinese whistleblower blinded in acid attack

An amateur Chinese whistleblower, who spent his free time embarrassing Communist party officials by posting pictures of their luxury cars on the internet, was rammed by a car, blinded with acid, and deprived of two of his fingers.<p>Li Jianxin, 47, is in hospital after being attacked earlier this …

Report: Cyber Attacks On Stock Exchanges Put Markets At Risk

The prevalence of attacks along with the interconnected nature of the markets creates the potential for widespread impact, said the joint staff working paper by the International Organization of Securities Commissions' (IOSCO) research department and the World Federation of Exchanges Office.<p>"There …

CIA Agent Robert Seldon Lady: Italy’s Most Wanted

The detention of fugitive CIA agent Robert Lady marks the first major test of diplomacy for Italy’s acting prime minister. Barbie Latza Nadeau on the …

Ex-CIA chief accuses Huawei of industrial espionage

Michael Hayden claims to have seen 'hard evidence' of backdoors in Huawei's networking equipment<p>The former head of the CIA and the National Security Agency (NSA) in the United States claims that he has seen hard evidence that communications company Huawei has engaged in espionage on behalf of the …

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Putin critic Alexei Navalny freed on bail in shock decision

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny has been freed on bail, only a day after being sentenced to five years in prison for embezzlement.<p>A local court in Kirov, 500 miles east of Moscow, ordered Mr Navalny’s release pending an appeal over his conviction, which was condemned worldwide as a …

Thai Navy Accused Of Involvement In Smuggling Myanmar's Minority Rohingya Muslims

(Recasts to add comment from U.S. State Department)<p>By Amy Sawitta Lefevre<p>BANGKOK, July 19 (Reuters) - Thailand's navy denied on Friday a Reuters report that its personnel were involved in a lucrative smuggling and trafficking network that exploits minority Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in …