Ami Alvord

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NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules

• Dragnet 'likely' in breach of fourth amendment • Judge describes scope of program as 'Orwellian' • Ruling relates to collection of Americans' metadata • Read the full ruling here<p>A federal judge in Washington ruled on Monday that the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records by the National …

Doctor Who fans watch 50th anniversary special

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1029000/1029148_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522211370_c900092d7b1a5a212416a075719424f5<p><b>Doctor Who fans have praised the show's 50th anniversary episode as "epic" and "phenomenal".</b><p>The Day of the Doctor was broadcast in 94 countries at the …

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Bitcoin hits $1,000 for the first time

The virtual currency Bitcoin, a decentralized form of money that approximates cash on the internet, has never been worth more. The price of a single bitcoin has soared above $1,000 on Mt. Gox, one of the main exchanges where the currency is bought and sold. As of this writing, the price is $1,020 …

NASA: Yes! Voyager 1 Has Reached Interstellar Space

After months of debate amongst scientists, new information confirms that Voyager 1 has become the first human-made object to reach interstellar space.<p><b>When the Voyager mission launched more than 35 years ago</b>, scientists couldn't have predicted that the twin spacecraft would end up traveling billions …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama<p>• Read the Verizon court order in full here • Obama administration justifies surveillance<p>The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of …

Most Distant Supernova May Shed Light on Dark Energy

UDS10Wil is ten billion light-years from Earth.<p><b>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spied a supernova ten billion light-years from Earth—the most distant stellar explosion of its kind ever detected, a new study says. (See "Biggest Star Explosion Seen; Was Rare, 'Clean' Death.")</b><p>The faint, near-infrared …

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Mississippi doctors make medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus who now needs no medication<p>• Research provides hope of a 'functional cure' for AIDS<p>Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the …

Nelson Mandela memorial: Obama lauds 'giant of history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1035000/1035555_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522259083_892f5aa376360eb0c3ac0d282c92b7d9<p><b>Tens of thousands of South Africans have joined dozens of world leaders for the national memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela.</b><p>The service …

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