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Chelsea Manning to Begin Gender Treatments Chelsea Manning to Begin Gender Treatments

Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, born Bradley Edward Manning, the United States Army soldier convicted last July of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, is set to start a basic treatment for her gender identity condition. Manning was sentenced to …

Man Found with Knife Hidden in Shoe at Airport

On the heels of the Transportation Security Agency’s announcement that uncharged electronic devices will be banned from certain international flights, security agents found a knife concealed inside of a passenger’s shoe Sunday morning. During a standard security check at Detroit …

Jeh Johnson: Controversial Lawyer To Be Nominated as Head of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson: Controversial Lawyer To Be Nominated as Head of Homeland Security

According to an unidentified White House official, President Barack Obama will nominate criminal trial lawyer Jeh Johnson on Friday 18, 2013, to be the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The official made the following remarks …

LinkedIn Challenges Government Secrecy in Court LinkedIn Challenges Government Secrecy in Court

With the recent revelations surrounding the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) widespread surveillance of the internet, online privacy concerns have become more widespread in recent months. This is especially true for social media, as the open nature of websites such …

Facebook, Like Google, Urges Transparency for National Security Data Requests Facebook, Like Google, Urges Transparency for National Security Data Requests
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Like Google, Facebook was quick to deny any involvement in the so-called “PRISM” program, which leaks indicated involved high-profile tech companies providing the National Security Agency a “backdoor” to all of their user data. And like Google, Facebook is now …

Porn Rebuke: Missile Defense Employees Caught Testing The Wrong Kind Of Missiles Porn Rebuke: Missile Defense Employees Caught Testing The Wrong Kind Of Missiles
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The guys tasked with knocking a missile out of the sky (the ol’ hitting a bullet with a bullet approach), and finding other ways to protect our country from a ballistic missile attack, have been tending to the wrong kinds …

FBI White Report Claims That Spies Have Infiltrated American Universities FBI White Report Claims That Spies Have Infiltrated American Universities

A report was made by the FBI’s Counterintelligence Strategic Partnership Unit to “provide awareness to administrators, senior researchers, export control offices, and technology transfer offices at higher education institutions about how foreign intelligence services and non-state actors use US colleges …

Kentucky’s Rand Paul Is Calm During Patdown Kentucky’s Rand Paul Is Calm During Patdown

Recently, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul was held by the TSA for refusing a full body pat-down and becoming irate with airport staff, but recent video seen here says otherwise. In the video Sen. Paul is seen acting very normal …

U.S. Gov’t Wants To Censor Twitter U.S. Gov’t Wants To Censor Twitter

EFF published an article earlier today detailing the U.S. government’s growing demand that Twitter shut down accounts that are affiliated with alleged terrorists. Citing several recent incidences in which government officials have pressured Twitter to censor tweets and accounts, EFF …