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Guardian Unlimited
Mark Ruffalo urges pope to use his new film to heal sex abuse victimsActor Mark Ruffalo issued a dramatic plea to the pope to use the new film Spotl
Mark Ruffalo urges pope to use his new film to heal sex abuse victims
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 hours ago
Actor Mark Ruffalo issued a dramatic plea to the pope to use the new film Spotlight, which chronicles the investigation into widespread clerical sexual abuse in Boston, to “begin to heal the wounds sustained not just by the survivors, but all the... Read more
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Boston Globe
The tiger mom tax: Asians are nearly twice as likely to get a higher price from Princeton ReviewEvery year, thousands of high school students get ready for the SAT by using Th
The tiger mom tax: Asians are nearly twice as likely to get a higher price from Princeton Review
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Every year, thousands of high school students get ready for the SAT by using The Princeton Review’s test preparation services. But few, if any, realize that the prices for The Princeton Review’s online SAT tutoring packages vary substantially... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Tiger Mom Tax: Asians Nearly Twice As Likely To Get Higher Price From Princeton ReviewEvery year, thousands of high school students get ready for the SAT by using Th
The Tiger Mom Tax: Asians Nearly Twice As Likely To Get Higher Price From Princeton Review
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Every year, thousands of high school students get ready for the SAT by using The Princeton Review’s test preparation services. But few, if any, realize that the prices for The Princeton Review’s online SAT tutoring packages vary substantially... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Katrina Blew the Lid Off the New Orleans Police DepartmentThe New Orleans Police Department had a reputation for corruption long before H
How Katrina Blew the Lid Off the New Orleans Police Department
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
The New Orleans Police Department had a reputation for corruption long before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the summer of 2005. For decades, the department was infected by a culture of discrimination, abuse, and lawlessness. That culture spilled... Read more
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Long Island Press
The Best Defense Is Good Offense: DOJ Challenges Local Public Defense ProgramsShortly before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last Sept
The Best Defense Is Good Offense: DOJ Challenges Local Public Defense Programs
Long Island Press / Posted 4 days ago
Shortly before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last September, he told an interviewer: “Any attorney general who is not an activist is not doing his or her job.” One of Holder’s more activist initiatives received attention last... Read more
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ESPN
Mo Farah will return to Nike Oregon Project soon, says Alberto SalazarAlberto Salazar has insisted Britain's Mo Farah will continue to train with him
Mo Farah will return to Nike Oregon Project soon, says Alberto Salazar
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
Alberto Salazar has insisted Britain's Mo Farah will continue to train with him as the American coach grows increasingly confident the doping investigation into him will find no evidence of wrongdoing. There have been suggestions that Farah, who won... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Toothless Dodd Frank: Wall Street Launders Derivatives Via Europe To Avoid Dodd-FrankWhen Congress punted much of the rule-making for the Dodd-Frank Act to the fina
Toothless Dodd Frank: Wall Street Launders Derivatives Via Europe To Avoid Dodd-Frank
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
When Congress punted much of the rule-making for the Dodd-Frank Act to the financial regulatory agencies, they might as well have raised a white flag. As compromised as Congress is when it comes to dealing with their Wall Street donors, they have... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Toothless: Wall Street Launders Derivatives Via Europe To Avoid Dodd-FrankWhen Congress punted much of the rule-making for the Dodd-Frank Act to the fina
Toothless: Wall Street Launders Derivatives Via Europe To Avoid Dodd-Frank
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
When Congress punted much of the rule-making for the Dodd-Frank Act to the financial regulatory agencies, they might as well have raised a white flag. As compromised as Congress is when it comes to dealing with their Wall Street donors, they have... Read more
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The Huffington Post
15 Of The Best Things Ever Written About Hurricane KatrinaCredit: Jacqueline Larma/Associated PressJeff Kamen, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois
15 Of The Best Things Ever Written About Hurricane Katrina
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Credit: Jacqueline Larma/Associated PressJeff Kamen, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, collects books from the flood-damaged library at Beth Israel synagogue in New Orleans on Monday Dec. 19, 2005. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina rumbled ashore, wreaking... Read more
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J Weekly
Tax-exempt group accused of funding Jewish terroristsTaxpayer dollars in the United States and Israel are subsidizing Jewish terrori
Tax-exempt group accused of funding Jewish terrorists
J Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Taxpayer dollars in the United States and Israel are subsidizing Jewish terrorism against Arabs, a complaint filed with the New York state attorney general’s office alleges. The accusations follow a recent exposé by Israel’s Channel 10 about the... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryThe scene in front of abortion clinics is often tense, with clinic workers esco
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 7 days ago
The scene in front of abortion clinics is often tense, with clinic workers escorting patients past activists waving signs and taking photographs.But increasingly, another drama is unfolding out back. There, abortion opponents dig through the trash in... Read more
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Slate
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization P
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project. In the fall of 2003, police in New Jersey received a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Whistleblower Reveals NSA/AT&T Menace to Public: Part 2JB: When we broke, I was asking if what you meant was that 9/11 was at least in
Whistleblower Reveals NSA/AT&T Menace to Public: Part 2
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
JB: When we broke, I was asking if what you meant was that 9/11 was at least in part a pretext to do what the government wanted to do all along, spy on all of its citizens. Please answer that as well as how 9/11 affects the intrinsic illegality of... Read more
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Washington Post
Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctorsMark Gietzen is the chairman for Kansas Coalition for Life. His group keeps a l
Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Mark Gietzen is the chairman for Kansas Coalition for Life. His group keeps a log book to record the license plate information of every car that enters the South Wind Women’s Center in Wichita. (Travis Heying/for The Washington Post) A few years... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Mo Farah will return to Nike Oregon Project soon, says Alberto Salazar Alberto Salazar has insisted Britain's Mo Farah will continue to train with
Mo Farah will return to Nike Oregon Project soon, says Alberto Salazar
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 10 days ago
Alberto Salazar has insisted Britain's Mo Farah will continue to train with him as the American coach... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
AT&T Went Above and Beyond for NSA, Say Snowden DocsThe National Security Agency considered its relationship with AT&T unique and p
AT&T Went Above and Beyond for NSA, Say Snowden Docs
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 10 days ago
The National Security Agency considered its relationship with AT&T unique and particularly productive, The New York Times and ProPublica reported Saturday. The information about the company's close ties with the agency came from the trove of... Read more
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New York Magazine
Inside the 3-Way Family Contest to Become the Next Publisher of the TimesFrom left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich.Photo: Paint
Inside the 3-Way Family Contest to Become the Next Publisher of the Times
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
From left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich.Photo: Paintings by Roberto Parada From left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich. The issue of succession is a difficult matter not just for family-run... Read more
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Long Island Press
Here’s Why the Close Collaboration Between the NSA and AT&T MattersNewly disclosed documents unveiling the close relationship between the National
Here’s Why the Close Collaboration Between the NSA and AT&T Matters
Long Island Press / Posted 11 days ago
Newly disclosed documents unveiling the close relationship between the National Security Agency and AT&T could breathe new life into a long-running legal dispute about the NSA’s controversial method of tapping the Internet backbone on U.S.... Read more
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Salon.com
David Simon: Hyper-segregation is our national dynamicDavid Simon’s new HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which premiered last Sunday,
David Simon: Hyper-segregation is our national dynamic
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
David Simon’s new HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which premiered last Sunday, is the harrowing tale of a hopeless battle. Based on a nonfiction book of the same title – written by former New York Times reporter Lisa Belkin – the show dramatizes the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pension obligation bonds? Let’s stop stealing from future generationsWould you take out a second mortgage on your home to bet on the stock market? S
Pension obligation bonds? Let’s stop stealing from future generations
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Would you take out a second mortgage on your home to bet on the stock market? Such an idea deserves ridicule — if not alarm. You'd be putting your home and your family at risk. Unfortunately, as part of his original pension reform plan and in his... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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News 8000
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
News 8000 / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KECI Missoula / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KY3 Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats | Sports - Home Christian Petersen/Getty Images It's being billed as the hea
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KTVZ Bend / Posted 12 days ago
| Sports - Home Christian Petersen/Getty Images It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heatsIt's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt an
Gatlin beats Bolt in Beijing 100m heats
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 12 days ago
It's being billed as the heavyweight showdown of sprinting -- but Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin were just warming up on the opening day of the 2015 World Athletic Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Gatlin, playing down his role of "villain"... Read more
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Black Press USA
In Private Letter, Red Cross Tried To End Government Inquiry American Red Cross chief Gail McGovern (right) and Rep. Susan Brooks of India
In Private Letter, Red Cross Tried To End Government Inquiry
Black Press USA / Posted 13 days ago
American Red Cross chief Gail McGovern (right) and Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana tour the American Red Cross Digital Operations Center last year in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/AP Images... Read more
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Investopedia
How to Pick the Right Nursing HomeYour mom, dad or another close relative needs a nursing home. Finding the right
How to Pick the Right Nursing Home
Investopedia / Posted 14 days ago
Your mom, dad or another close relative needs a nursing home. Finding the right facility, with a constant level of skilled care, is a serious undertaking. Bad nursing homes neglect, steal from and even abuse residents. Good ones help them live happy,... Read more
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Velo News
Why it's so hard to catch cheatersIn the News: Why it’s so hard to catch cheaters Latest Headlines ProPublica,
Why it's so hard to catch cheaters
Velo News / Posted 14 days ago
In the News: Why it’s so hard to catch cheaters Latest Headlines ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalism non-profit, has a good backgrounder up today on why and how drug cheats are able to stay ahead of the testers. The story... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
You Can Now Review the TSA on YelpNot a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field ag
You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 days ago
Not a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field agent who helped you at the security check point? Now Yelp says you can review the agency – plus landmarks, national parks and other government agencies – on the app, and... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
You Can Now Review the TSA on YelpNot a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field ag
You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp
NBC Connecticut / Posted 16 days ago
Not a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field agent who helped you at the security check point? Now Yelp says you can review the agency – plus landmarks, national parks and other government agencies – on the app, and... Read more
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NBC Washington
You Can Now Review the TSA on YelpNot a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field ag
You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
Not a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field agent who helped you at the security check point? Now Yelp says you can review the agency – plus landmarks, national parks and other government agencies – on the app, and... Read more
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Calcutta News
Expect members to respect privacy, says UN UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations has said it expects member states to resp
Expect members to respect privacy, says UN
Calcutta News / Posted 16 days ago
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations has said it expects member states to respect its right to privacy amid reports it had been extensively spied on by the US government. The UN said it is assessing how to... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
You Can Now Review the TSA on YelpNot a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field ag
You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
Not a fan of the TSA? Or have something really nice to say about a TSA field agent who helped you at the security check point? Now you can review the agency on Yelp, and maybe even get a response, Yelp says. In a blog post Tuesday, Yelp said that... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
AT&T Went Above and Beyond for NSA, Say Snowden DocsThe National Security Agency considered its relationship with AT&T unique and p
AT&T Went Above and Beyond for NSA, Say Snowden Docs
E-Commerce Times / Posted 16 days ago
The National Security Agency considered its relationship with AT&T unique and particularly productive, The New York Times and ProPublica reported Saturday. The information about the company's close ties with the agency came from the trove of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Telecom firm faces questions from UNNew York - The United Nations plans to contact AT&T following a report that the
Telecom firm faces questions from UN
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
New York - The United Nations plans to contact AT&T following a report that the telecom giant helped US intelligence wiretap online communications at the world body's headquarters, a spokeswoman said on Monday. The New York Times reported that AT&T,... Read more
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Bankrate.com
3 money-stretching tips for retireesLow-income seniors can get help paying for fresh produce at farmer's markets vi
3 money-stretching tips for retirees
Bankrate.com / Posted 17 days ago
Low-income seniors can get help paying for fresh produce at farmer's markets via SNAP or SFMNP coupons. I like the word "frugal." It sounds a lot better than cheap. Living frugally in retirement is smart and doesn't mean that you aren't living... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UN to contact AT&T over claims it helped US spy agencyUNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - The United Nations plans to contact AT&T follo
UN to contact AT&T over claims it helped US spy agency
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - The United Nations plans to contact AT&T following a report that the telecom giant helped US intelligence wiretap online communications at the world body's headquarters, a spokeswoman said Monday. New York Times... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Why the Close Collaboration Between the NSA and AT&T Really MattersBut a single email traverses the Internet in hundreds of tiny slices, called "p
Why the Close Collaboration Between the NSA and AT&T Really Matters
Boise Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
But a single email traverses the Internet in hundreds of tiny slices, called "packets," that travel separate routes. Grabbing even one email requires a computer search of many slices of other people's messages. Privacy advocates have long argued in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN to contact AT&T over claims it helped US spy agencyUNITED NATIONS: The United Nations plans to contact AT&T following a report tha
UN to contact AT&T over claims it helped US spy agency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations plans to contact AT&T following a report that the telecom giant helped US intelligence wiretap online communications at the world body's headquarters, a spokeswoman said on Monday (Aug 17). The New York Times... Read more
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PhysOrg
UN to contact AT&T over claims it helped US spy agencyNew York Times reported that AT&T, which provides the Internet line to the Unit
UN to contact AT&T over claims it helped US spy agency
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
New York Times reported that AT&T, which provides the Internet line to the United Nations headquarters in New York, granted the NSA access to billions of emails and helped wiretap exchanges The United Nations plans to contact AT&T following a report... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
AT&T WhistleBlower on Company’s Partnership with NSAWASHINGTON - Over the weekend, the New York Times and ProPublica published “AT&
AT&T WhistleBlower on Company’s Partnership with NSA
CommonDreams.org / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON - Over the weekend, the New York Times and ProPublica published “AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale,” which states: “The National Security Agency’s ability to spy on vast quantities of Internet traffic passing through the... Read more
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