December 18, 2011
Iran state television has broadcast a video of a young man who the Tehran government says is a CIA…Continue
Tehran, December 16 (KCNA) -- The commander for mobilization of Iran, addressing a meeting on Dec. 14, scathingly accused the U.S. of opening a virtual embassy.
The U.S. will need a virtual White House as it opened a virtual embassy in Tehran, he said, adding that the U.S. should think about the virtual White House now that the capitalist system is facing its ruin.
The U.S. is now left with no option but to recover from its defeats and setbacks by playing computer games not only on…
Shyima Hall, 22, moments after becoming a U.S. citizen. She lives in Beaumont and is deciding whether to finish a college degree or apply for the local police force. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times / …Continue
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A senior executive at a technology company that makes monitoring software secretly installed on 141 million cellphones said Thursday that the FBI approached the company about using its technology but was rebuffed. The disclosure came one day after FBI Director Robert Mueller assured Congress that agents "neither sought nor obtained any information" from the company, Carrier IQ.…Continue
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday will release the findings of its investigation into allegations of excessive use of force and biased policing by the Seattle Police Department.Continue
AP Education Writer-
WASHINGTON - Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.
The winners to be announced Friday at the White House are California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina,…Continue
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. - In the next war, one of the battlescapes is likely to include a brick building shaded by fir trees, not far from Interstate 5, north of Olympia. The two-story building, with office space downstairs and shared computer work spaces upstairs, is home to the Washington National Guard's 262nd Network Warfare Squadron, a unit assigned to provide cyberdefense and…Continue
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By GENE JOHNSON - Associated Press
SEATTLE - King County authorities and the Washington State Public Stadium Authority have agreed to stop harassing people collecting signatures outside the Seahawks football stadium for an initiative that would legalize and tax recreational marijuana in the state.
One of the collectors, Benjamin Schroeter, was arrested Nov. 13 after he refused an order to stop collecting signatures for Initiative 502 in a public area outside the stadium where fans…