Edward Snowden Senses “Significant Threats” to His Life, Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Drug War Policy, Sochi Mayor Says No Gays in the City: P.M. Links

  • In his first television interview, Edward Snowden said he
    believes there are “significant
    ” to his life and that European efforts to protect
    citizens’ data against US surveillance by building their own
    national internet networks are
    likely to fail
  • The Supreme Court has ruled that if a drug user dies or is
    seriously injured after taking in multiple substances, a dealer who
    supplied one of the items can get an enhanced sentence only if that
    one drug was the actual
    cause of the death or injury
  • Smartphone games
    and apps
    , such as Angry Birds, are an easy way for spy
    agencies like the NSA to snatch all kinds of personal information,
    according to previously undisclosed classified
  • A Florida constitutional amendment calling for
    medical marijuana
    will be decided by Florida voters in November
    now that the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the proposed
    initiative and ballot summary aren’t misleading.
  • A North Carolina police officer faces the second
    grand jury proceeding in a week
     for the fatal shooting of
    an ex-college football player who was reportedly seeking assistance
    after a car accident.
  • The U.S. military has carried out
    a missile strike in Somalia
    against a suspected militant leader
    with ties to al-Qaeda and al-Shabab.
  • The mayor of Sochi, Russia claims there are
    no gay people
    in the city. There is, however, a
    lot of corruption
    in how money is being used in preparation of
    the Olympics, according to a Russian opposition leader.

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