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‘Lie of the Year’ prize goes to Obama

‘Lie of the Year’ prize goes to Obama

It’s probably not the kind of recognition he wanted to receive, but President Barack Obama has been awarded PolitiFact’s “Lie of the Year” for 2013.…

NSA considers amnesty for Snowden if he stops leaks

NSA considers amnesty for Snowden if he stops leaks

Senior National Security Agency officials in the United States say they’ve considered making a deal with former contractor Edward Snowden that would give amnesty to…

Fast-food workers walk off: LIVE UPDATES

Fast-food workers walk off: LIVE UPDATES

Fast-food employees are conducting a nationwide strike in the US on Thursday, December 5, demanding a $15 dollar minimum wage. Orchestrated by the National Fast…

Radioactive leak found in reactor at S. Carolina nuclear plant, one of largest in US

Radioactive leak found in reactor at S. Carolina nuclear plant, one of largest in US

A reactor at one of the nation’s largest nuclear power plants has been taken offline due to a radioactive leak within a containment building. “Out…

‘Golden press:’ Teenage mental illness soars in wealthy US, UK families

‘Golden press:’ Teenage mental illness soars in wealthy US, UK families

Mental health problems in children from wealthy US and UK families soar, new research reveals. The richer sectors of society are facing a crisis of…

‘Online privacy essential to democracy’: Germany, Brazil introduce anti-spying UN resolution

‘Online privacy essential to democracy’: Germany, Brazil introduce anti-spying UN resolution

Brazil and Germany have introduced to the UN General Assembly their draft resolution calling for internationally recognized rights to privacy in the wake of the…

AT&T gets paid millions by the CIA to give up user data

AT&T gets paid millions by the CIA to give up user data

The second-largest telecom company in the United States has been on the Central Intelligence Agency’s payroll to the tune of $10 million a year in…

Embattled NSA director, deputy director both to retire

Embattled NSA director, deputy director both to retire

National Security Agency Director General Keith Alexander and his deputy will leave their jobs at the top of the US intelligence agency within six months,…