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asianage
Separatists held, march foiledwhich was part of the operation fired teargas canister to disperse them. But th
Separatists held, march foiled
asianage / Posted 12 hours ago
which was part of the operation fired teargas canister to disperse them. But the police action only led to escalation in the situation and, in the melee, the militants escaped the dragnet, report said adding that the Army then decided to wi... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Another plea in Grand Rapids video vigilante case that targeted online predatorsresolves four of the seven criminal cases filed by the Kent County Prosecutor’s
Another plea in Grand Rapids video vigilante case that targeted online predators
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 hours ago
resolves four of the seven criminal cases filed by the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office against men snared in the video dragnet. Sweers, 23, posed as a 15-year-old girl to flush out men looking to have sex with a minor. The evidence was turned... Read more
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Pilipino Star
3 big-time drug traffickers nabbed in GenSan, Koronadalsixth on the list of ten most wanted drug dealers in Koronadal City, and an acc
3 big-time drug traffickers nabbed in GenSan, Koronadal
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
sixth on the list of ten most wanted drug dealers in Koronadal City, and an accomplice, Louie Valmores, were nabbed in a dragnet by policemen and barangay officials disguised as drug dependents. The duo did not resist arrest when they were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sh4 Million Recovered From Kisumu Con Ritualist, Suspect Escapes Police DragnetMusa Osman popularly known as 'Ndumba wa ndumba' operates and recovered the mon
Sh4 Million Recovered From Kisumu Con Ritualist, Suspect Escapes Police Dragnet
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Musa Osman popularly known as 'Ndumba wa ndumba' operates and recovered the money.The suspect who escaped the police dragnet is said to have disappeared with the Sh1 million. A witness, Hussein Isaac, who was in the compound at that time... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalinterview, Garcia said somebody may have tipped off the arrival of the operatin
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
interview, Garcia said somebody may have tipped off the arrival of the operating unit, thus Merced was able to elude police dragnet and left behind his cellphone. Another person who was present during the service of the warrant, a certain... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Officer pleads guilty to twice failing to testify at trial of man who kidnapped his daughterthen 20-year-old Andrew Bettencourt kidnapped the officer’s daughter at knifepo
Officer pleads guilty to twice failing to testify at trial of man who kidnapped his daughter
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
then 20-year-old Andrew Bettencourt kidnapped the officer’s daughter at knifepoint and led police to conduct a six-hour dragnet across the city. The then 18-year-old daughter had just parked her father’s 2000 BMW 380i, when Bettencourt showed... Read more
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CBS News
Chicago police raids sweep up more than 100 in bid to end street violencelet them know that we’re serious about it, they’re going to continue to do what
Chicago police raids sweep up more than 100 in bid to end street violence
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
let them know that we’re serious about it, they’re going to continue to do what they do,” he continued. Even with this new dragnet strategy, the mayhem continued this past weekend. Malik Causey, a 14 -year-old boy, was among the eight killed. An... Read more
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The Morning Call
Construction to begin on long-awaited Easton Police stationof Ashley Development purchased the property and remembers thinking the buildin
Construction to begin on long-awaited Easton Police station
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
of Ashley Development purchased the property and remembers thinking the building façade looked like the offices from "Dragnet," the classic television series about Los Angeles Police Detective Joe Friday. While discussing his impressions of... Read more
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The Brown and White
Work starts on Easton's state-of-the-art police stationLou Pektor said he couldn't decide how to redevelop the property after he bough
Work starts on Easton's state-of-the-art police station
The Brown and White / Posted 4 days ago
Lou Pektor said he couldn't decide how to redevelop the property after he bought it. He was watching "Dragnet" on television one night and noticed how closely the facade of the fictitious police station matched that of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Valle: Happiness is passing the torchcitizens and could only hope that it will stop very soon because after all, it
Valle: Happiness is passing the torch
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
citizens and could only hope that it will stop very soon because after all, it was not only the criminals who fell into the dragnet but also some innocents. However, we also learn from the Big Book about the story of "Sodom and Gomorrah" and how... Read more
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The Atlantic
Turkey's Purge Keeps Spreadingjudiciary, police, and other state offices. That initial purge lasted through 2
Turkey's Purge Keeps Spreading
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
judiciary, police, and other state offices. That initial purge lasted through 2015; many of those not swept up by Erdogan’s dragnet remained on the government’s list of suspected Gülenists.“It’s not about getting coup plotters. It’s about cleansing... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Is Prescott Shattering the Myth About the Need for Veteran Backup QBs?of talented pass-rushers who can go six months without getting suspended. Jerry
Is Prescott Shattering the Myth About the Need for Veteran Backup QBs?
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
of talented pass-rushers who can go six months without getting suspended. Jerry Jones himself called off the nationwide dragnet for a backup quarterback—no more Michael Vick speculation, no more late-night cold calls to Cleveland or New Orleans... Read more
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Slate
How Bad Prosecutors Cause Bad Policingfor police oversight and that they support sentencing reforms and other changes
How Bad Prosecutors Cause Bad Policing
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
for police oversight and that they support sentencing reforms and other changes to the criminal laws that will shrink the dragnet of the criminal justice system that has given prosecutors so much power. Let’s change the game so that prosecutors... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
John Krasinski’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series Gets 10-Episode Order From Amazonnot so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pil
John Krasinski’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series Gets 10-Episode Order From Amazon
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
not so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pilot but failed to get picked up at NBC. "Dragnet"Jack Webb and Ben Alexander starred in the original 1950's police procedural that became a major hit. Unfortunately,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
John Krasinski’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series Gets 10-Episode Order From Amazonnot so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pil
John Krasinski’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series Gets 10-Episode Order From Amazon
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
not so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pilot but failed to get picked up at NBC. "Dragnet"Jack Webb and Ben Alexander starred in the original 1950's police procedural that became a major hit. Unfortunately,... Read more
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Orange County Register
New online station reflects the culture of Veniceand composes music for the episodes. She's also a veteran actress who, at age 2
New online station reflects the culture of Venice
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
and composes music for the episodes. She's also a veteran actress who, at age 24, was playing Jack Webb's mother on TV's "Dragnet." More information: www.cartaudio.org. STATION BREAKS Looking for the latest pet news? Tune in Marie Hulett's "Pet... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Should the police be spending £1.7m dealing with Twitter trolls?More The term “hate crime” is too all-encompassing. It threatens our treasured
Should the police be spending £1.7m dealing with Twitter trolls?
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
More The term “hate crime” is too all-encompassing. It threatens our treasured freedom of speech if it pulls into a police dragnet every conceivable expression of opinion, including that PC favourite, “inappropriate” language. A recent decision by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘American Heiress’: the long, strange trip of Patty Hearstwith machine guns and pistols, the “army” scurried from one dismal hideout to a
‘American Heiress’: the long, strange trip of Patty Hearst
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
with machine guns and pistols, the “army” scurried from one dismal hideout to another. The FBI launched a nationwide dragnet to locate Hearst but for the better part of a year turned up nothing but embarrassing failure. The FBI ultimately... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
WGN Radio Theatre #103: Dragnet, The Great Gildersleeve, Escapeand Lisa Wolf bring you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio
WGN Radio Theatre #103: Dragnet, The Great Gildersleeve, Escape
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
and Lisa Wolf bring you the best from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre, August 13th. Tonight, we present “Dragnet: The Big Bull” (09-14-52), starring Jack Webb, “The Great Gildersleeve: The New Bed” (01-18-42), starring Hal Peary... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
New code enforcement official tackles eyesoresto find someone who knows when and how a problem started and who he needs to ha
New code enforcement official tackles eyesores
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
to find someone who knows when and how a problem started and who he needs to have a chat with to fix it. "It's just like Dragnet," he joked. "He's not in the office very much. But that's where he needs to be (outside), to be effective," said... Read more
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Officer.com
Texas Deputy's Shooting Death Ruled Suicidethan 150 pieces of evidence, had 45 samples of DNA tested, investigated 125 tip
Texas Deputy's Shooting Death Ruled Suicide
Officer.com / Posted 14 days ago
than 150 pieces of evidence, had 45 samples of DNA tested, investigated 125 tips and made six unrelated arrests during the dragnet. An autopsy determined Hutchinson was killed by a single gunshot fired from his duty handgun. The bullet went... Read more
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East Bay Express
Oakland Privacy Commission Holds Hearing on 'Stingray' Cell Phone Surveillance Devicesinformation from local and state governments. Cagle said one major problem wit
Oakland Privacy Commission Holds Hearing on 'Stingray' Cell Phone Surveillance Devices
East Bay Express / Posted 14 days ago
information from local and state governments. Cagle said one major problem with Stingrays is that they can be used in a dragnet fashion to gather information on the whereabouts and associations of individuals, and that this could be in violation... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Turkey’s purge turns a former national hero into a fugitivesay the family members of suspected Gulenists overseas are being systematically
Turkey’s purge turns a former national hero into a fugitive
Dundas Star News / Posted 14 days ago
say the family members of suspected Gulenists overseas are being systematically targeted by authorities. The state's dragnet has also encompassed the detention or arrest of dozens of journalists as well as summonses for hundreds of diplomats... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
NKY man had sexual contact with 2 minors for yearsof sexual abuse, two counts of use of a minor in a sexual performance and reckl
NKY man had sexual contact with 2 minors for years
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
of sexual abuse, two counts of use of a minor in a sexual performance and reckless driving after he attempted to escape a dragnet closing in on him, deputies said. He is being held in the Boone County Detention Center on a $50,000 cash... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
NKY man charged with child sex crimes; may have happened over 10 yearscounts of use of a minor in a sexual performance. He's also charged with reckl
NKY man charged with child sex crimes; may have happened over 10 years
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 16 days ago
counts of use of a minor in a sexual performance. He's also charged with reckless driving after he attempted to escape a dragnet closing in on him, the sheriff's office said. Ransdell is being held on $50,000 bond. The sheriff's office said... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digestwarrants and subpoenas in rapid-fire succession to every corner of the country.
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
warrants and subpoenas in rapid-fire succession to every corner of the country. MacIver says the defendants pursued their dragnet by invoking a theory of state campaign finance regulation that the Wisconsin Supreme Court held was "unsupported in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
More ‘X-Files’? Fox CEO Says What Has to Happen Firstnot so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pil
More ‘X-Files’? Fox CEO Says What Has to Happen First
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
not so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pilot but failed to get picked up at NBC. "Dragnet"Jack Webb and Ben Alexander starred in the original 1950's police procedural that became a major hit. Unfortunately,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
More ‘X-Files’? Fox CEO Reveals What Has to Happen Firstnot so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pil
More ‘X-Files’? Fox CEO Reveals What Has to Happen First
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
not so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pilot but failed to get picked up at NBC. "Dragnet"Jack Webb and Ben Alexander starred in the original 1950's police procedural that became a major hit. Unfortunately,... Read more
3 related stories
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The Hindu
Grand larceny in Kuala Lumpurwas then “misappropriated and fraudulently diverted to a Swiss offshore company
Grand larceny in Kuala Lumpur
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
was then “misappropriated and fraudulently diverted to a Swiss offshore company.” It was also ironic that the American DOJ dragnet pulled in some among those who financed the production of Hollywood blockbuster The Wolf of Wall Street. From a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Sleepy Hollow': How Fox Plans to Retool the Show After Killing Off Abbie Millsnot so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pil
‘Sleepy Hollow': How Fox Plans to Retool the Show After Killing Off Abbie Mills
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
not so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pilot but failed to get picked up at NBC. "Dragnet"Jack Webb and Ben Alexander starred in the original 1950's police procedural that became a major hit. Unfortunately,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Sleepy Hollow': How Fox Plans to Retool the Show After Killing Off Abbie Millsnot so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pil
‘Sleepy Hollow': How Fox Plans to Retool the Show After Killing Off Abbie Mills
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
not so much. The across the pond adaptation with Joel McHale was ordered to pilot but failed to get picked up at NBC. "Dragnet"Jack Webb and Ben Alexander starred in the original 1950's police procedural that became a major hit. Unfortunately,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Doper turned informer, Conte offers to help clean up sportthat Russia had been running a state-backed doping program. Having spent years
Doper turned informer, Conte offers to help clean up sport
Reuters Sports News / Posted 18 days ago
that Russia had been running a state-backed doping program. Having spent years helping athletes escape the anti-doping dragnet, Conte insists he has seen the light. No longer part of the problem, he now wants to be part of the solution,... Read more
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Reuters
Doper turned informer, Conte offers to help clean up sportthat Russia had been running a state-backed doping program. Having spent years
Doper turned informer, Conte offers to help clean up sport
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
that Russia had been running a state-backed doping program. Having spent years helping athletes escape the anti-doping dragnet, Conte insists he has seen the light. No longer part of the problem, he now wants to be part of the solution,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Doper turned informer, Conte offers to help clean up sportthat Russia had been running a state-backed doping programme. Having spent yea
Doper turned informer, Conte offers to help clean up sport
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
that Russia had been running a state-backed doping programme. Having spent years helping athletes escape the anti-doping dragnet, Conte insists he has seen the light. No longer part of the problem, he now wants to be part of the solution,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chibondo - Zimbabwe's Own Golgothafor fallen heroes of our liberation struggle and the uncounted and unaccounted
Chibondo - Zimbabwe's Own Golgotha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
for fallen heroes of our liberation struggle and the uncounted and unaccounted civilians, caught in the intricate dragnet of Rhodesian secret services. Here, more than 2 000 bodies were exhumed from one of the six shafts, where they were... Read more
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York Daily Record
Sorting fact from legend - Robert E. Lee's visit to Dover PALutheran pastor, will officiate at the funeral Wednesday." As Sgt. Joe Friday
Sorting fact from legend - Robert E. Lee's visit to Dover PA
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
Lutheran pastor, will officiate at the funeral Wednesday." As Sgt. Joe Friday used to say on the classic 1960s TV series Dragnet, "Just the facts, ma'am." So, here are the discrepancies. Jubal Early never entered Dover. His long column of... Read more
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Mashable
Data-fusion companies are making files on everyone -- even youand more money and data began raining down, says Julia Angwin, a reporter who w
Data-fusion companies are making files on everyone -- even you
Mashable / Posted 20 days ago
and more money and data began raining down, says Julia Angwin, a reporter who wrote about the industry in her 2014 book, Dragnet Nation. Asher died suddenly in 2013, leaving behind his company, the Last One (TLO), which credit bureau TransUnion... Read more
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The Hindu
Bodies of more bridge collapse victims foundhas risen’ Mr. Srivastava said the level of the Savitri River had risen by six
Bodies of more bridge collapse victims found
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
has risen’ Mr. Srivastava said the level of the Savitri River had risen by six feet. “We have spread our search dragnet up to 30 km from the spot where the bridge stood considering the strong currents,” he said. Meanwhile, a case has... Read more
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Slate
Bela and Martha Karolyi Transformed American Gymnastics With a System From the Eastern Bloctop NCAA gymnasts and Canadian national team members. The increasing number of
Bela and Martha Karolyi Transformed American Gymnastics With a System From the Eastern Bloc
Slate / Posted 21 days ago
top NCAA gymnasts and Canadian national team members. The increasing number of clubs and coaches acts as an enormous dragnet on talent, helping USA Gymnastics find that rare prodigy who will become an Olympic champion. Simone Biles’ coach... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Missed Retro Fashionmulti-colored beads, elongated beads on a long string. People would wear two or
Missed Retro Fashion
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
multi-colored beads, elongated beads on a long string. People would wear two or three of them. You can watch old 60’s Dragnet, Adam 12 and Laugh-in TV series and see them when they were popular and a very serious wardrobe statement. Love beads... Read more
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FOX News
Massive mob bust comes same day John Gotti's grandson arrested on drug chargeson Thursday morning carried out by the FBI and NYPD. Purported Philadelphia mo
Massive mob bust comes same day John Gotti's grandson arrested on drug charges
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
on Thursday morning carried out by the FBI and NYPD. Purported Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino was also nabbed in the dragnet while vacationing at his Florida summer home, The New York Post reported. But most of those rounded up are alleged to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Missed Retro Fashionmulti-colored beads, elongated beads on a long string. People would wear two or
Missed Retro Fashion
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
multi-colored beads, elongated beads on a long string. People would wear two or three of them. You can watch old 60’s Dragnet, Adam 12 and Laugh-in TV series and see them when they were popular and a very serious wardrobe statement. Love beads... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Birdtail residents vote for projectsto stop and makes the business more viable," Derkach said. "For the area in ge
Birdtail residents vote for projects
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
to stop and makes the business more viable," Derkach said. "For the area in general, I think any business that can put a dragnet out to stop some of the tourism traffic that goes by is a plus." The next stop for the rail spur project is getting... Read more
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Salon.com
Disputing Bratton’s record: Mass stop-and-frisk is over but “broken windows” endures in NYCunder his watch. But Bratton has also presided over the termination of the NYPD
Disputing Bratton’s record: Mass stop-and-frisk is over but “broken windows” endures in NYC
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
under his watch. But Bratton has also presided over the termination of the NYPD’s most controversial enforcement measure, dragnet stop-and-frisk. Hailed by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a key crime-fighting strategy, Bratton has proven... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rio battling with Olympic themed drugsto take advantage of an event like this, whether they know it's illegal or not,
Rio battling with Olympic themed drugs
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
to take advantage of an event like this, whether they know it's illegal or not,” Aragão says. Some of those caught in the dragnet are left scratching their heads. “Rio 2016? How is that protected? It's just a word and a year,” says Washington... Read more
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Reuters
A crackdown on counterfeits at merchandise-happy Rio Gamesto take advantage of an event like this, whether they know it's illegal or not,
A crackdown on counterfeits at merchandise-happy Rio Games
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
to take advantage of an event like this, whether they know it's illegal or not," Aragão says. Some of those caught in the dragnet are left scratching their heads. "Rio 2016? How is that protected? It's just a word and a year," says Washington... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A crackdown on counterfeits at merchandise-happy Rio Gamesto take advantage of an event like this, whether they know it's illegal or not,
A crackdown on counterfeits at merchandise-happy Rio Games
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
to take advantage of an event like this, whether they know it's illegal or not," Aragão says. Some of those caught in the dragnet are left scratching their heads. "Rio 2016? How is that protected? It's just a word and a year," says Washington... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Clinton Foundation said to be breached by Russian hackersThe Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation was among the organizations br
Clinton Foundation said to be breached by Russian hackers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation was among the organizations breached by suspected Russian hackers in a dragnet of the U.S. political apparatus ahead of the November election, according to three people familiar with the matter. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
In ‘Jason Bourne,’ a digital dragnet tightensevents is reassuring) and part reality (American disillusionment made visceral)
In ‘Jason Bourne,’ a digital dragnet tightens
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
events is reassuring) and part reality (American disillusionment made visceral). In “Jason Bourne,” the digital dragnet is tightening around Bourne. The film is self-consciously set in a post-Snowden world; the CIA is hacked by Nicky... Read more
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The Columbian
Action still mesmerizing in this ‘Bourne’is reassuring) and part reality (American disillusionment made visceral). Post
Action still mesmerizing in this ‘Bourne’
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
is reassuring) and part reality (American disillusionment made visceral). Post-Snowden In “Jason Bourne,” the digital dragnet is tightening around Bourne. The film is self-consciously set in a post-Snowden world; the CIA is hacked by Nicky... Read more
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