Freedom of Information

FBI makes public FISA warrant for former Trump campaign aide Carter Page

The FBI on Saturday made public redacted documents related to the electronic surveillance of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page, who was at the center of a controversy over how the FBI sought the secretive warrant.<p>The documents released Saturday appear to discount claims made by some …

News (U.S.)

Is Our Government Intentionally Hiding $21 Trillion in Spending?

In this column, Mark Skidmore, a Professor of Economics at Michigan State University, and I wrote about $21 trillion in unaccounted government transactions, primarily on defense. The DOD’s (Department of Defense) as well as HUD’s (Department of Housing and Urban Development) Offices of Inspector …

Michigan State University

Trump team releases secret records on FBI wiretaps of Carter Page

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration disclosed Saturday a previously top-secret set of documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page, the onetime Trump campaign adviser who was at the center of highly contentious accusations by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI had …

Donald Trump

Dozens of riot officers shut down raucous 18th birthday party leaving 19 drunk teenagers in custody

• <b>Police shut down a party and declared it to be an Out of Control Gathering</b>• <b><br>They observed an excess of 60 intoxicated teenagers in the property's yard</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Rights & Freedoms

What if Jeremy Corbyn became prime minister?

Rosh Hashanah, 2020.<p>It’s just over two years since Jeremy Corbyn was elected Prime Minister, after Boris Johnson’s attempted coup against Theresa May …

Jewish Culture

Disappearing messages, private phones test open records laws

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.<p>Another boasts that disappearing messages "keep your message history tidy." And a popular email service recently launched a "confidential mode" …

Rights & Freedoms

The Ultimate Funfetti Cake Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising …

Personalization

Police wanted to obtain video of teen’s suicide but coroner wouldn’t pay: OPP documents

<i>Kenneth Jackson</i> <i><br>APTN News Saturday</i><p>An Ontario coroner wouldn’t pay to unlock the iPod of a 15-year-old girl who used it to film her suicide inside a …

Canadian News

Did the BLM give looters a treasure map to find American Indian artifacts in southern Utah?

Federal land managers, especially in the Southwest’s canyon country so steeped in prehistory, exercise caution about what they divulge regarding …

Forests

Rob Reiner's 'Shock & Awe' Movie About Heroic Liberal Reporters Tanked

Rob Reiner has a new movie named <i>Shock & Awe</i> that celebrates heroic liberal Knight-Ridder reporters who fought the Bush team’s case for war in Iraq. …

Conservative View

Revealed: Pre-election FBI memo says Carter Page was ‘collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government’

President Donald Trump’s claim is that the Russian investigation was launched by “sore losers” in the political establishment. A memo newly obtained …

Donald Trump

READ: The FBI's surveillance warrants for Carter Page

The Justice Department on Saturday released documents related to the surveillance warrants on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page as part of …

Surveillance

Lawyers: Asylum seekers endure horrible conditions in Oregon prison

By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press<p>SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Strip searches. Overcrowded cells with open toilets. Scant meals that violate religious …

Immigration

Montana citizens have a right to know; Krakauer case could determine if they can afford it

Earlier this year, Mary Lou Pilati wanted to see documents related to a real estate sale by the town of Fromberg, outside Billings.<p>Questioning the …

Montana

What secret US court discusses behind closed doors

CIA, torture and rights among the many issues revealed in declassified transcripts of Guantanamo's secret death penalty case sessions<p>The CIA used an …

Rights & Freedoms

Meeting de Londres : Abdalleleh Haroun bat son record personnel sur 400m

Abdalleleh Haroun a remporté le 400m du meeting de Londres, meilleure performance personnelle en prime (44''07).<p>Abdalleleh Haroun a impressionné tout …

Sport

FBI releases Carter Page's surveillance records

The FBI on Saturday night released the surveillance records from the wiretap on Carter Page, a onetime Trump campaign aide whose surveillance by the …

Donald Trump

The Strategy Mueller Is Using to Protect His Investigation

By farming out cases, Rosenstein and Mueller may have built a structure that cannot be felled by one political axe.<p>The indictment against alleged …

News (U.S.)

L.A. Prosecutors May Charge Wealthy Gay Donor With Sex Worker's Death

Prosecutors are considering filing charges in the fatal overdose of a young African-American man who died in the West Hollywood home of wealthy, gay, …

LGBTQI

Facebook is officially building an internet satellite: Athena

This May, sleuths at IEEE Spectrum revealed something exciting -- Facebook appeared to be secrely working on an experimental satellite that could beam internet down to Earth using millimeter wave radio signals.<p>Now, Facebook has confirmed to Wired and CNET that the satellite, dubbed Athena, is …

Internet

SDCC Spoilers: Did Voltron Just Confirm [Redacted] is Gay?

Get ready, everyone. The <i>Voltron: Legendary Defender</i> panel just blew our minds.Fans of the series have long been clamoring for LGBT+ representation …

Anime

Release of grand jury report on Catholic priest abuse of children could be imminent

The release of a long-awaited grand jury report into clergy sex abuse in Pennsylvania on Friday seemed imminent.<p>In an order issue Friday, Cambria …

Pennsylvania

Amrock Says $706 Million Verdict Brought Out the Whistle Blowers

One of the biggest trade secrets cases in U.S. history took a bizarre turn, with the company that lost a $706 million jury verdict saying it …

Corruption

UK using children as undercover spies: Reports

LONDON: Children are being used as spies in covert operations against terrorists, gangs and drug dealers by the British police and intelligence …

Surveillance

Reading Comprehension: Application Questions | GMAT practice question

The secure transmission of messages has always been a chief concern of those engaged in politics, warfare, or business. One common way to deny access …

Rights & Freedoms

These boards advise about Raleigh policies and projects. But should their votes be public?

For decades, Citizen Advisory Councils have advised Raleigh leaders on city policy, projects and proposed development.<p>Sounds like a public body, …

City Politics

United Airlines President’s Comments Could Ground Union Takeoff

United Airlines Inc. catering workers could lose flight benefits if they ultimately vote to join the Unite Here! union, President J. Scott Kirby told …

United Airlines

SCE&G wants to keep secret 1.4 million pages of V.C. Summer nuclear documents

COLUMBIA — After leaving more than 700,000 of its electric customers on the hook for the cost of two abandoned nuclear reactors, SCE&G continues to …

Administrative Law

Lawmakers hear WV Supreme Court employee's words, OK media on court tour

During a day with light testimony, lawmakers considering impeachment of West Virginia Supreme Court justices spent much of their meeting deciding …

Rights & Freedoms

38 open meeting violations not enough to kick Victoria officials from office

They’d seen the officials do it again and again – closing meetings without mentioning what they’d be discussing behind closed doors.<p>Records requests …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul