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How Asset Forfeiture Allows Cops to Steal from Citizens

It probably seemed like a bright idea at the time: Let the police seize the ill-gotten gains of alleged drug dealers and other suspected criminals …

Microsoft Is Finally Fixing The Disaster That Is Windows 8

Microsoft gave the world a first look at its next operating system, Windows 10, at an intimate press event in San Francisco on Tuesday.<p>On the surface, Windows 10 looks lame and boring. It's a throwback to the desktop-centric computing interface we've been used to since Windows 95.<p>But that's a good …

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Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown …

What Obama Left Unsaid

American Society<p>Max Boot / Sept. 24, 2014<p>A<p>A year ago President Obama was contemplating bombing Syria in order to punish Bashar Assad for his use of …

Man sentenced to 30 years for trying to bomb Oregon Christmas-tree lighting

A 21-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen from Somalia was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a 2010 Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon.<p>Mohamed Osman Mohamud was convicted after a two-week trial last year on one count of attempting to use a weapon of mass …

Suicide bomb attacks in Afghanistan kill 7, wound 21

Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U.S.-Afghan security pact.<p>The long-awaited deal allows U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of 2014, ending the …