Month – October 2013

Israeli Warplanes Strike Inside Syria - ABC News

ABC News Israeli Warplanes Strike Inside SyriaABC NewsIsraeli warplanes conducted an airstrike early today on a Syrian military facility near the northern Syrian port city of Latakia along the Mediterranean coast, a U.S. official confirms to ABC News. The attack is believed to be the fifth airstrike conducted by Israel …Officials: Israeli airstrike inside SyriaUSA […]

Court halts NYC stop-and-frisk ruling, removes judge - Reuters

New Yorker Court halts NYC stop-and-frisk ruling, removes judgeReutersBy Joseph Ax. NEW YORK | Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:43pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court froze court-ordered reforms to the New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk program and removed the judge who found the police …Judicial panel suspends ‘Stop and Frisk’ […]

Judicial panel suspends 'Stop and Frisk' ruling - USA TODAY

New Yorker Judicial panel suspends ‘Stop and Frisk’ rulingUSA TODAYThe civil rights community is reeling after a panel of three federal judges stayed an earlier decision that halted a police practice activists felt unfairly targeted minorities. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted a stay of an August …Appeals court […]

For many, Obama's promise of health care choice does not ring true - CNN

U.S. News & World Report For many, Obama’s promise of health care choice does not ring trueCNNWashington (CNN) — In her grilling on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reiterated a frequent assertion in the Obamacare sales pitch — consumers have options when shopping for insurance plans on the …US […]

Senate Committee Vote Draws Battle Lines on NSA's Surveillance Powers - Wall Street Journal

Politico Senate Committee Vote Draws Battle Lines on NSA’s Surveillance PowersWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Congress took its first step Thursday toward reworking laws governing National Security Agency spying in the wake of disclosures resulting from leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The vote on a bill by the Senate intelligence …Feinstein gives the NSA what it […]

Syria military base blasts said to be Israeli strike - Reuters Syria military base blasts said to be Israeli strikeReutersAMMAN/JERUSALEM | Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:21pm EDT. AMMAN/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Syrian rebels and a U.S. official cited by CNN said on Thursday Israel had mounted a new attack on a Syrian military base but the Israeli government declined to confirm …Israeli Warplanes Strike Inside SyriaABC […]

Tech calls for more NSA checks - Politico

Politico Tech calls for more NSA checksPoliticoSilicon Valley has stood firm in its call for more government transparency about Internet surveillance requests — but now the industry is asking for more checks on the NSA’s authority. A coalition of major tech firms called for new, if vague, privacy protections …Tech companies urge lawmakers to reform […]