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Secret Service settles racial discrimination lawsuit for $24M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in promotion practices by the agency that protects the president. 96 more words


Law would cut off aid to countries that refuse to accept illegal immigrant criminals

There’s a proposed law that would punish countries that refuse to take back their illegal immigrant criminals is two years too late to save Casey Chadwick, but the Texas congressman behind it figures it’s the least Washington can do. 819 more words

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Mainstream Media’s Russian Bogeymen

By Gareth Porter |  Consortium News | January 13, 2017

In the middle of a major domestic crisis over the U.S. charge that Russia had interfered with the U.S.

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News in brief: Telegram crack 'fake'; superuser passwords leaked; election systems 'critical infrastructure'

Your daily round-up of some of the other security stories in the news

Telegram crack “likely to be fake”

Telegram spokesperson Markus Ra has denied a claim that the secure instant messaging app has been compromised, … 445 more words


Everything Trump's Homeland Security nominee said about tech in his confirmation hearing

In a Senate hearing described as a “lovefest” by one attendee, General John F. Kelly testified about his nomination to become the fifth secretary of the Department of Homeland security. 772 more words