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Dallas police officer fired, police seek indictment for shooting mentally ill man, officer says he was betrayed

Dallas police officer fired, police seek indictment for shooting mentally ill man, officer says he was betrayed

By End the Lie After a Dallas police officer was fired over the shooting of a mentally ill man, the officer claims that was actually “betrayed” by his department. Police will now seek a grand jury indictment against the officer. While a video of the incident in Dallas had shed a great deal of light […]

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Interrogators sent to question suspected al Qaeda agent, US defends rendition as Libya seeks answers

Interrogators sent to question suspected al Qaeda agent, US defends rendition as Libya seeks answers

By End the Lie As U.S. interrogators have been dispatched to interrogate Abu Anas al-Liby, a suspected al Qaeda operative, Libya has spoken out against his rendition and the Obama administration has strongly defended the move. The raid in Libya was first reported on Saturday but as of Monday Obama administration officials said they still […]

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Bipartisan group of senators introduces new intelligence reform bill to limit NSA surveillance powers

Bipartisan group of senators introduces new intelligence reform bill to limit NSA surveillance powers

By End the Lie A group of senators from both parties introduced a new comprehensive intelligence reform bill in an attempt to curtail the surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA). This comes just days after Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) called for new legislation and said that NSA regulation isn’t working. It was also […]

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Groups call for video evidence to be made public in case of unarmed man shot 10 times by police officer

Groups call for video evidence to be made public in case of unarmed man shot 10 times by police officer

By End the Lie Multiple groups in North Carolina have called for the release of video evidence from the scene where an unarmed 24-year-old former college football player was shot 10 times. Note: be sure to read my latest articles, “Three shooters in military-style uniforms reportedly kill at least 6 at Navy Yard, two gunmen […]

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New amended media shield law passes committee, does not protect WikiLeaks and independent bloggers

New amended media shield law passes committee, does not protect WikiLeaks and independent bloggers

By End the Lie The amended version of a new shield law for journalists passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee today, leaving entities like WikiLeaks and independent bloggers unprotected under the law. Many current and former government officials have expressed contempt for anything even remotely resembling investigative journalism, as seen in the case of […]

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The Guardian reportedly forced to destroy hard drives of leaked NSA files or face government legal action

The Guardian reportedly forced to destroy hard drives of leaked NSA files or face government legal action

By End the Lie On July 20, the Guardian was reportedly forced to either surrender their hard drives containing National Security Agency (NSA) files leaked by Edward Snowden or destroy them. They chose the latter, according to the paper. The Guardian has been responsible for publishing many of the leaks, helping reveal everything from PRISM […]

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Google says UK courts have ‘no jurisdiction’ over the company, Brits can’t sue over privacy violations

Google says UK courts have ‘no jurisdiction’ over the company, Brits can’t sue over privacy violations

By End the Lie Google responded to a lawsuit filed by Apple users in the UK who object to the harvesting of their browsing habits by Google without their permission by simply claiming that British courts have “no jurisdiction” over Google. Google has had numerous problems around the world thanks to their privacy violations, especially […]

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Reports of intel chief leading ‘independent’ NSA surveillance review denied by White House

Reports of intel chief leading ‘independent’ NSA surveillance review denied by White House

By End the Lie The Obama administration is now denying the reports stating that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper will lead the “independent” review of the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs. This choice was heavily criticized, which is hardly surprising given that Clapper lied under oath. Indeed, he himself admitted that he made […]

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Undercover police informant busted planting drugs in legal smoke shop by in-store surveillance cameras

Undercover police informant busted planting drugs in legal smoke shop by in-store surveillance cameras

By End the Lie The owner of a smoke shop in New York busted an undercover police informant planting crack in his store thanks to multiple in-store surveillance cameras. Unfortunately, this is hardly an isolated incident. The New York City Police Department, for example, has fabricated numerous drug charges, according to a former narcotics detective, […]