Justice Department Drops Request for Names of People Who 'Liked' Anti-Trump Facebook Page
Gizmodo - Wed Oct 18, 2017
In a court hearing today, the Department of Justice dropped its request for the names of an estimated 6,000 people who "liked" a Facebook page about an Inauguration Day protest, the American Civil Liberties Union said. More»
Why Are Prosecutors Putting Innocent Witnesses in Jail?
New Yorker - Wed Oct 18, 2017
One night in May, 2015, an accountant named Renata Singleton arrived home from work and changed into lounge pants. More»
Is Facebook Blocking Access to Data for Reporters Seeking to Probe Russian Infiltration in 2016 Election?
AlterNet - Tue Oct 17, 2017
The mystery is deepening over how much Facebook knows about Russian use of the social media platform to inject content and messaging intended to influence voters during the 2016 presidential election. More»
Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing
Washington Post - Tue Oct 17, 2017
MOGADISHU, Somalia – More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia's capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world's worst attacks in years. More»
Congressional candidate claims she was abducted by aliens, can communicate extraterrestrials
New York Daily News - Mon Oct 16, 2017
A politician in Miami, who is running to replace Republican Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen when she retires, claims that she was once taken aboard a spaceship by aliens where they discussed a number of topics. More»
South Carolina school board member apologizes for calling his African-American colleagues 'darkies'
Daily Mail - Mon Oct 16, 2017
A member of a school board has apologized for referring to his black colleagues 'darkies'. More»
New Rule: Residents In Nine States Will Need Passports For Domestic Flights in 2018
Forbes - Sun Oct 15, 2017
When traveling, it's best to plan ahead whenever you can. More»
Jazz great Alvin Queen, denied entry into USA
PR Web - Sun Oct 15, 2017
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Bronx born Alvin Queen, the former drummer for Oscar Peterson, whose career includes memorable collaborations with a veritable who's who of music royalty, including Nina Simone, Horace Silver, George Benson, Ruth Brown, Buddy DeFranco, Wynton Marsalis, Billy Taylor, Wild Bill Davis, George Coleman, George Braith, Larry Young, Harry Sweets Edison and Johnny Griffin, was set to perform at a concert in Washington, DC on November 15th, 2017, at the behest of The French-American Cultural Foundation. More»