Reuters / Carlo Allegri
The US Department of Justice is arguing that police should be able to search cell phones taken from suspects upon arrest, lest the suspect or an associate use a universal “kill switch” to remotely lock or wipe the phone before it’s searched.
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Vice President Joe Biden meeting with acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov on April 22, 2014 (Image credit: U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine/Flickr)
Tensions in Ukraine have ratcheted up significantly with Russia beginning military exercises near the Ukrainian border and the Ukrainian military reportedly killing up to five pro-Russian rebels.
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U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler (Reuters / Gary Cameron)
The chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission is attempting to refute recent reports that suggest that the FCC is on track to terminate the basic principle of net neutrality.
News articlesfirst emerged on Wednesday evening this week indicating that a draft FCC document includes new rules that would allow Internet…
U.S. President Barack Obama has said that Russia is not abiding by the recent Geneva agreement intended to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Speaking in Japan on April 24, Obama said that “so far at least,” Moscow has not taken measures to implement the agreement.
Obama added that if Russia does not fulfill the terms of the agreement the United States “will ramp up further sanctions.”
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in 2010 (Image credit: Jan Tjernsli/ambassaden Moskva/Flickr)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has stated that Russia will retaliate against Ukraine if its “legitimate interests” are “attacked directly,” increasing the tensions between the two nations after Ukraine broke the Geneva-brokered truce on Tuesday.
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Reuters / Esam Omran Al-Fetori
A secret base in Libya that has reportedly been used up until recently by United States special operations forces may have been taken over by local militants linked to Al-Qaeda, a new report suggests.
The Daily Beast’s Eli Lake claims that a team led by longtime Al-Qaeda affiliate Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush has seized a base 27 kilometers west of Tripoli that…
Reuters / Sue Ogrocki
The FBI used a no-fly list to recruit four US Muslims as informants, violating their constitutional rights to freedom of speech, association and religion. That’s the claim being made by four US Muslims in a New York federal court Tuesday.
Muhammad Tanvir, Jameel Algibhah, Naveed Shinwari and Awais Sajjad, who are between them either US residents or permanent US residents,…
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The US Defense Department is developing a method of autopilot that may allow the military to reduce air flight crews to a fraction of their current size. This announcement comes after officials worried that a reduced military would be less effective.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s research and development department said Tuesday…
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Vice President Joe Biden in 2012 (Image credit: Christopher Dilts for Obama for America/Flickr)
Vice President Joe Biden has said that the U.S. will never recognize Russia’s “illegal occupation” of Crimea as Ukraine’s acting president called for a new crackdown in the restive eastern part of his country.
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Reuters / Christopher Griffin
Research drones will begin flying over North Dakota the week of May 5, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday. North Dakota is the first of six unmanned aerial systems (UAS) test sites to begin flight operations.
The first flights will take place over North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Center using a Draganflyer X4ES, the Associated…