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NSA masqueraded as Google to spy on web users – report

NSA masqueraded as Google to spy on web users – report

The NSA used ‘man in the middle’ hack attacks to impersonate Google and fool web users, leaks have revealed. The technique circumvents encryption by redirecting users to a copycat site which relays all the data entered to NSA data banks. Brazilian television network Globo News released a reportbased on classified data divulged by former CIA worker […]

Government plans to euthanize hundreds of threatened desert tortoises it was supposed to protect

Government plans to euthanize hundreds of threatened desert tortoises it was supposed to protect

Federal funds for a Nevada-based desert tortoise conservation center are running dry and wildlife officials plan to close the facility and euthanize hundreds of tortoises that were once classified as “endangered” and are currently considered “threatened.” The desert tortoise can be found in the southwestern United States, but its population has been dwindling. In some […]

Shots fired at elementary school in Georgia – US media

Shots fired at elementary school in Georgia – US media

Shots have been fired at an elementary school in DeKalb County, Georgia, according to US media. Children and staff have been evacuated from the building. There is an active shooter at McNair Elementary School in Decatur, Georiga, according to the DeKalb County school board chairman, WSB-TV reported. Chairman Melvin Johnson said there have been reports […]

German son seeks reunion with father

German son seeks reunion with father

Have you seen this man? Emin Bernd Alihodic was born on July 21, 1951 in Siegen, Germany and immigrated to the United States sometime in the late 1980s. Emin Bernd Alihodic was born on July 21, 1951 in Siegen, Germany and immigrated to the United States sometime in the late 1980s. Alihodic left behind two […]

VERNUCCIO/ALLISON REPORT

VERNUCCIO/ALLISON REPORT

There should be an immediate and significant change in the way participants in White House press conferences are chosen. It’s time an unfortunate truth was faced:  the White House Press Corps has done a poor job of covering the current Chief Executive. On the other hand, a number of non-traditional news outlets have discussed how […]

TSA will grope you less for $85

TSA will grope you less for $85

If full-body scanners and TSA pat-downs make you feel uncomfortable, you now have an alternate option – for the hefty price of $85. The Transportation Security Administration has launched a new program that will allow members to bypass regular airport security checkpoints. Those enrolled in the “trusted traveler” program, called TSA PreCheck, will no longer […]

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