Friday , 13 December 2019

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#Homeland Security chief #Napolitano to resign

Janet Napolitano is resigning as head of the Homeland Security Department and seeking a post as president of the University of California, the long-time Obama confidant announced Friday. Officials told Fox News that Napolitano does not plan to leave her post until September. But she announced the move on Friday after it began to break in the media, revealing that …

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South Dakota Becomes One of the First States to Allow Armed Teachers

On July 1 South Dakota’s “School Sentinel” law became effective, making that state one of the first in the nation to allow teachers and other school officials to carry a sidearm in the classroom. Signed into law in March by Gov. Dennis Daugaard, the law provides that teachers wishing to carry must first obtain permission from the school district and …

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Too much? Audit shows agency destroyed computers, keyboards, mice over malware fears

WASHINGTON –  In an almost cartoonish response to a relatively minor problem, employees at the obscure Economic Development Administration took a hammer to their computers, keyboards and mice to physically destroy every piece of technology they had after incorrectly believing their network had been hacked. Not only was the reaction unorthodox and unnecessary, it cost $2.7 million in damages — …

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Digital currency seized in alleged drug law violation in Charleston

In a case believed to be the first of its kind, federal authorities have seized a Charleston man’s virtual currency due to an alleged drug law violation with possible links to a shadowy online black market. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration recently posted a forfeiture notice indicating that agents had seized 11.02 Bitcoins worth $814 from 31-year-old Eric Daniel Hughes …

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US creates new judicial system – totally secret and closed to public

Civil liberty activists and privacy groups are filing emergency petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance program that collects the telephone records of millions of Americans. With that underway it becomes increasingly evident that it is not the Supreme Court that has the final say on such issues but another agency altogether; the …

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Paid via Prepaid Card, Workers Feel Sting of Fees

A growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday: to get their wages, they must first pay a fee. For these largely hourly workers, paper paychecks and even direct deposit have been replaced by prepaid cards issued by their employers. Employees can use these cards, which work like debit cards, at an A.T.M. to withdraw their …

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Immigration reform hiding a plan requiring biometric national ID card for all US workers

(NaturalNews) As the Senate passes sweeping immigration reform, many have been caught up in the surface debate about whether undocumented workers should be granted amnesty. But everyone is being distracted. The amnesty argument has concealed the sinister, rotten core of this sweeping new legislation. A little known provision embedded in the bill is set to require all American workers to …

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