- Government officials
claim they may never know exactly how many secrets Edward
Snowden took with him before leaving an NSA facility in Hawaii,
because the center didn’t have software controls. They’ll just have
to find out by reading it in the newspapers.
- John McCain
suggested the CIA hasn’t been open with Congress about Robert
Levinson, a former FBI analyst gone missing in Iran who it was
revealed was working an off-book mission in the country for a team
of CIA analysts. The young senator will learn the CIA’s ways
- A Colorado high school student who shot two classmates before
killing himself was
reportedly an outspoken advocate of gun control and other
left-wing policies, so the media is unlikely to try to use the
incident to smear his ideological fellow-travelers.
- Toronto Star city hall beat reporter Daniel Dale is
suing Mayor Rob Ford for libel for calling the reporter a
- Israeli soldiers
shot two Lebanese soldiers near the border after seeing
“suspicious movements.” The IDF believes they were responsible for
the fatal shooting some hours earlier of an Israeli soldier by a
- Norway’s government won’t
consider Bitcoin money, but will consider it an asset and apply
the appropriate taxes.
- Google has
acquired Boston Dynamics, a robotic design company, the tech
firm confirmed this weekend.
- Actor Peter O’Toole, who was nominated for eight Academy Awards
but never won one, a record, died
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