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Facebook Joins Sony in Fortitude Against Self-Censorship - NOT

In 2011, Facebook was hailed by opposition movements during the Arab Spring and in Russia as a powerful new tool to spread information beyond the control of repressive governments.

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Breaking News: May 11, 1965, Least Political President Orders More ________ to War Zone

Update: 1,000 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne headed to Iraq

Approximately 1,000 paratroopers from the Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to Iraq early next year to help the Iraqi security forces take on the Islamic State, the Pentagon announced Friday.

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Delta Airlines flaw lets others access your boarding pass

Have you travelled on planes in recent years?

If so, I’m sure you’ve had your fair share of security seriousness at airports.

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Microsoft fighting for email privacy in Ireland

Imagine this scenario. German police investigating a press leak descend on Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt. They serve a warrant to seize a bundle of private letters a US reporter is storing in a safe deposit box at a bank branch in Manhattan.

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NFL: The Superbowl will cancel--we can't make our Millions without Taxpayer Money

There is considerable money at stake for the organizers of Super Bowl and for NBC (CMCSA), which will televise the game. No insurance, no game. 

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McAuliffe: I Want To Make Virginia More Like My Home State of New York

It will be hard for him to persuade the Republican-controlled General Assembly to give up any ground on Second Amendment issues, especially as some fend off challenges from the right.

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What makes me saddest about our torture

The United States tortures people. It isn’t a matter of rogue agents and rogue government officials, it is systemic. The United States tortures people. One president may order the torturing stopped, but there is nothing to prevent another from ordering it resumed.

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