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ACLU, EFF challenging US ‘secret’ court orders seeking Twitter data

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Late last month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed objections to the United States Government’s ‘secret’ attempts to obtain Twitter account information relating to WikiLeaks. The ACLU and EFF cite First and Fourth amendment issues as overriding reasons to overturn government attempts to keep their […]

Strongest earthquake in 40 years hits Southeast Asia

Sunday, December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean – The death toll continues to grow and millions face a homeless life in the new year as coastal communities in south Asia struggle against continued aftershocks and flooding caused by the largest earthquake to strike the planet in more than a generation. The magnitude 9.0 undersea megathrust earthquake […]

Understanding Laser Teeth Whitening Services In Blackwood

More On This Topic: Best Dentists Chatswood Best Dentist Chatswood byphineasgray Your smile is one of the first things other people will recognize about you. Keeping it bright and healthy is important if you plan to make a good lasting impression. Of course, practicing good hygiene practices is an essential part of a bright smile, […]

St. Anthony Foundation provides hope

Friday, September 23, 2005 On the corner of Golden Gate Ave. and Jones St. in the Tenderloin, San Francisco, right next to the Civic Center you can see a throng of low-income and homeless people lining up outside of St. Anthony’s Dining Room hall which opens up it’s doors everyday at 11:30 a.m. Volunteers dressed […]

Congressman Cunningham admits taking bribes

Monday, November 28, 2005 U.S. Representative Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R–CA) pled guilty today to conspiring to take bribes in exchange for using his influence as a member of the House Appropriations Committee to help a defense contractor get business. In total he pled guilty to one count of income tax evasion and four counts of […]

News briefs:April 29, 2010

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On the campaign trail in the USA, June 2016

Sunday, July 17, 2016 The following is the second edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: the effect of the Brexit vote on the US presidential […]

Benazir Bhutto buried; violence erupts in assassination aftermath

Friday, December 28, 2007 Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, who was killed in a suicide attack yesterday, has been buried in her ancestral home in the village of Garhi Khuda Bakhsh. Meanwhile, violence has erupted across the nation in protest to the 54-year-old opposition leader’s death. The Pakistani government has claimed to have […]

Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center […]

Europe hit by storms, 45 deaths reported

Sunday, January 21, 2007 Europe has been hit by fierce wind and storms, with gusts over 150 kilometers per hour reported from the UK to Southern Germany. Most major motorways are blocked/shut due to lorries being overturned by the wind. Most European Airports, Train and Motorways have been affected. Amsterdam has been cut off, with […]

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