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Public Buses That Listen To Passengers' Conversations

http://www.forbes.com

Public Buses That Listen To Passengers' Conversations

The Daily had an interesting report this week — picked up by Wired — about “government officials quietly installing sophisticated audio surveillance systems on public buses across the country to eavesdrop on passengers.” I know what you’re thinking: “Woo! More epic bus fight scenes that come with audio.”

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Kansas man gets life sentence for sex act on baby.

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Man gets life in prison after repenting for his crime. A Kansas man turned himself in to authorities saying he knowingly committed oral sex on a 4 month old baby. The predator laws in Kansas are some of the strictest in the nation and mandate a life sentence. While the crime is deplorable, should the sentence be lessened because the man admitted his crime to a priest and turned himself in willingly to police?

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Secret Cold War tests in St. Louis raise concerns

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Doris Spates was a baby when her father died inexplicably in 1955. She has watched four siblings die of cancer, and she survived cervical cancer.
After learning that the Army conducted secret chemical testing in her impoverished St. Louis neighborhood at the height of the Cold War, she wonders if her own government is to blame.

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Border Patrol Agent Shoots, Kills Mother

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Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula Vista neighborhood to serve a felony warrant on Friday.
The agent said he had no choice but to defend himself and fired at Alvarado get her to stop the car. Alvarado was hit by five bullets.
According to eye witnesses, the shooting left the mother of five with bullet holes in her face, arms, and chest.

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CNN: Drone Strikes ineffective and disastrous for civilians.

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Only 2% of deaths high level targets according to Stanford Law / NYU Study. Cites entire regions of civilians living in fear of death from the skies from the USA.

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Rochester's underground justice system

http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com

Bypassing the mainstream justice system to make a victim whole in a violent city and nobody snitches when they know what happened.

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ISAF Drops Candy To Afghan Children, Kills 51

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International Security Assistance Force inadvertently killed 51 Afghans today near the city of Mazar-i-Sharif while attempting to drop candy to a group of children. Approximately 1.4 million M&Ms were to be delivered via Container Delivery System in a single package with a weight of 1500 lbs. Due to a malfunction in the static line, the parachute failed to deploy and the container crashed through the roof of a local school at nearly 100 miles per hour. Upon impact, the force of the rapidly settling candies caused the sides to explode outward, causing what physics professor Dr.

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Popular crime fighting tactics that don't work

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A list of 6 commonly-employed police tactics that aren't as reliable as you might expect.

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"Coincidence": Colorado School Had Identical Drill On Day Of Killings

http://www.infowars.com

A Colorado university just 16 miles away from the site of Friday morning’s deadly ‘Batman’ massacre staged an identical exercise the very same day in which students were trained how to react to a gunman firing at people in a movie theater.

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Kim Dotcom judge quits after calling US 'the enemy'

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Kim Dotcom judge quits after calling US 'the enemy'

New Zealand Judge David Harvey has stepped down from the Kim Dotcom trial after making remarks that could cast doubt on his impartiality. Harvey was to oversee the extradition case against the internet entrepreneur, who is wanted by the US.

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