Freedom of Information

‘Linking Aadhaar With Bank Accounts Is Mandatory To Check Laundering’, RBI Clarifies

The Reserve Bank of India on Saturday said that linking bio-metric identity number Aadhaar with bank accounts is mandatory, thus putting an end to …

Reserve Bank of India

South Haven reaches $575K settlement with short-term rental owner

SOUTH HAVEN, MI - The city of South Haven reached a settlement with a short-term rental owner that resulted in the city paying $575,000.<p>The …

Michigan

Judge Napolitano Predicts New Evidence Will Lead to Hillary Clinton Indictment

Fox News’ senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano believes new emails found on former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s computer may lead to an …

Hillary Clinton

Bill Clinton sought State’s permission to meet with Russian nuclear official during Obama uranium decision

As he prepared to collect a $500,000 payday in Moscow in 2010, Bill Clinton sought clearance from the State Department to meet with a key board …

Hillary Clinton

OPINION: Information the missing link to better healthcare

CAPE TOWN - The Life Esidimeni debacle has put a spotlight on one of the major challenges in the South African health system. The report by the …

Health Care

Google Adds Redaction, Masking Features to Data Loss Prevention API

Google is giving organizations more ways to protect sensitive data such as credit card and Social Security numbers in workloads on its cloud platform.<p>…

Enterprise Tech

Trudeau Liberals hit two-year mark. How have they done?

Exactly two years ago Thursday, the federal Liberals won a sweeping, and not totally expected majority government. From the floor of the Fairmont …

Canada

U.S. Chief of Staff, John Kelly, Ordered ICE Officials To Criminalize Immigrants To Justify Raids

A cache of internal emails published earlier this month by The Intercept revealed that then-Secretary of Homeland Security, <b>John Kelly</b>, had ordered immigration officials to portray immigrants that were swept up during raids as criminals.<p>MORE: 30 Employees Walk Out of Baltimore Restaurant Because of …

Immigration

Police: Family member admits to drowning boy, 6, with autism

A 19-year-old man admitted to drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy with autism in the child's apartment and disposing of his body in a dumpster …

Crime

NYPD has no backup for its seized property database, recording millions in annual seizures

The Property and Evidence Tracking System (PETS) is the NYPD's huge database where it stores ownership information on the millions in New Yorkers' …

Surveillance

How OxyContin’s maker tried to influence Trump’s opioid commission – VICE News

A top executive at Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the painkiller OxyContin, met with a member of the commission created by President Donald Trump to advise his administration on the opioid epidemic, according to documents obtained by VICE News. During the June meeting, the executive offered …

Rights & Freedoms

In the military, trusted officers have become alleged assailants in sex crimes

The Army is grappling with a resurgence of cases in which troops responsible for preventing sexual assault have been accused of rape and related crimes, undercutting the Pentagon’s claims that it is making progress against sexual violence in the ranks.<p>In the most recent case,an Army prosecutor in …

War

Grenfell fire: Police block release of key documents on cladding warning

The Metropolitan Police has advised Kensington and Chelsea Council (RBKC) to block the release of correspondence that would shed light on what action …

Surveillance

Retired major general facing court-martial on rape charges

A retired major general will face a court-martial on charges alleging he raped a child over a six-year period while on active duty in the 1980s.

U.S. Army

Few heeded Trump's call to challenge TV licenses

President Trump said last week that broadcast TV licenses "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked" in response to "partisan, distorted and …

Rights & Freedoms

The Bank of England spent £3,000 promoting the new £10 on Snapchat

LONDON — The Bank of England spent close to £3,000 promoting the release of the new £10 note on the app Snapchat, Business Insider has learned.<p>Last month, to promote the release of the new £10 note — supposedly the most technologically advanced banknote in UK history — the Bank of England bought a …

Business

LGBTQ Chechen Attacks

Today, HRC announced it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of State for all records regarding a letter …

U.S. Department of State

Does the Alexander-Murray deal to patch ACA have a shot at success?

<b>ALEXANDER-MURRAY DEAL: WHAT COMES NEXT? —</b> While the bipartisan deal announced yesterday offers a glimmer of stability for the Obamacare insurance markets, each party still needs to declare a victory — and President Donald Trump will have to agree to prop up a law he just spent months trying to …

Health Care

Google announces faster, more affordable access to internet across Africa

CAPE TOWN - Google now has feature that they hope will give you faster access to information on the internet. According to Google, In Africa, nearly …

Google

6-Year-Old Missing Washington Boy’s Body Found In Dumpster, Relative Confesses To Murder

A relative of a missing six-year-old boy with autism in Lynnwood, Washington, on Tuesday, confessed to killing the child to the Snohomish County …

Crime

Nine States Sue Trump Seeking Data on Immigration Crackdown

The Trump administration is refusing to turn over internal records about its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, nine U.S. states and the District …

Immigration

CIA watchdog nominee scolded for lack of preparation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be the CIA's independent watchdog has told Congress that he's never read the Senate's so-called torture report, an exhaustive, classified report of the agency's treatment of terror suspects after 9/11.<p>Christopher Sharpley, who has been deputy …

Government

New Documents Confirm Betsy DeVos Is Paying For Her Own Private Plane Travel

The education secretary has personally paid for at least 21 government-related trips using a private plane, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.<p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has personally paid for at least 21 government-related trips using a private plane this year, according to new …

Betsy DeVos

Josh Duggar Loses Lawsuit Against Magazine That Exposed His Abuse

I’d like to say I hope he’ll learn a lesson from all this, but that may be too much to ask.

Religion

Vaginal mesh implant victims take fight to Westminster

A group of women from Northern Ireland who say they've been left in chronic pain after having vaginal mesh implants are taking their fight to Westminster.<p>They'll join women from across the UK as it will be debated in Parliament for the first time.<p>The women had mesh or tape implants which are …

Democratic Unionist Party

Fears Grow FBI Using New ‘Black Identity Extremist’ Classification as Guise to Profile

A leaked FBI report has sparked an ACLU inquiry into whether federal officials are racially profiling black activists. The report, titled, “Black …

Racism

CCTV footage at Royal Perth Hospital captures ‘drug affected’ thieves stealing dirty linen and artworks

Thieves have been caught on CCTV nabbing dirty linen, towels and art from RPH.

Rights & Freedoms

Police ‘screen out’ nearly a third of crimes, with no further investigation

The Metropolitan Police have announced new guidelines designed to ‘screen out’ thousands of crimes without investigation.The cost-cutting move allows …

UK News

Open data, democracy and public service reform

Discussion around reforming public services is as important as better information sharing rules if government is to make the most of public data

Big Data

Migrant group accuses federal government of targeting them

A Vermont-based immigration advocacy group is accusing the federal government of targeting activists for deportation based on political activism.<p>The …

Business