- Bitcoin’s prices have
plunged significantly after China ordered local payment
companies to stop offering exchange services.
- The White House had been planning to wait until next year to
release an internal report recommending various
changes to National Security Agency surveillance rules, but
given the week they’re having, they decided to release it sometime
- Getting much less attention, another federal judge also smacked
around the Obama Administration’s secrecy for
refusing to release a foreign policy document in response to a
Freedom of Information Act request, despite the fact that the
document is completely unclassified.
- Colleagues doubt
Rep. Paul Ryan will run for president in 2016 and will instead
pursue leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee.
- Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will
face charges that he conspired with Hamas and Hezbollah to
destabilize the country after his ouster.
- Ronnie Biggs, notorious for Britain’s
“Great Train Robbery” of 1963, has died at age 84.
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