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McCaul wants NSA transparency

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee plans to push the intelligence community to share more information about secret data-collection programs with a broader swath of Congress.<p>“There needs to be a little more transparency of what the [National Security Agency] is doing with all …

Aaron Hernandez May Be Connected to 2012 Double Murder; Unfortunate #Hernandezing Meme Spreads on Internet

Oooh, boy. The Aaron Hernandez situation just gets grislier and grislier.<p>One of the major questions of the case has been what motive the former New England Patriots tight end could have had in allegedly wanting Odin Lloyd, his fiancée’s sister’s boyfriend, dead. Well, the <i>Boston Globe</i> is reporting …

UK bans bloggers for 'public good'

US anti-Islam activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer. EPA/FREDRIK PERSSON, SWEDEN<p>Controversial American bloggers Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer were denied entry into the United Kingdom where they were scheduled to speak at an English Defence League (EDL) march in Woolwich. Geller and Spencer …

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Clashes break out at protests in northern Egypt

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/990000/990661_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524625113_c98364cea678a5c55739973672c98b5a<p><b>There have been deadly clashes in Egypt as both supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi staged mass demonstrations across the …

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The Senate Passes Immigration Reform Easily—but What About the House?

Despite garnering 68 votes -- almost unheard of in today's polarized climate -- the bill looks doomed.<p>The Senate approved a measure Thursday to make the most dramatic changes to immigration law in 25 years. It would give a path to citizenship to some 11 million undocumented immigrants, dramatically …

The Army Has Partially Blocked Access to The Guardian

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Army has responded to a series of stories from the <i>Guardian</i> revealing the extent of NSA …