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...cal, and foreign governments and private sector partners>>,” the group said in a court filing. The group claims that a request under the Freedom of Information Act to access the documentation has gone unanswered. Related search articles:illegal gstring girl accidentally posts picture of herself sucking dick on facebook murdered girl because of facebook what are words that the government tra...

Socialism and capitalism are the two words sharing head rank of Merriam-Webster's most looked up words in 2012

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Socialism and capitalism are the two words sharing head rank of Merriam-Webster’s most looked up words in 2012, in a most unlikely unity. Socialism and capitalism have been announced as the online dictionary’s most searched words, with their traffic about doubling this year from the year before as the health care debate heated up and discussion intensified over “American capitalism” v...

Saudi Arabia sent a written warning about Tamerlan Tsarnaev to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2012, long before Boston Marathon blasts

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...acker to them. They want something big.” Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have boasted about his plans online, the Saudi official said, offering an explanation for how Yemen-based sources first learned of him. Islamist militants have well-developed social networks that can enable news to migrate quickly across vast distances. The Saudi government sometimes tracks such radicals by launching fake jihadi websi...

Scientist listed 25 words that every toddler should use by the age of two

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Scientist listed 25 words that every toddler should use by the age of two. The words and phrases, which cover toys, food, animals and, of course, include “mummy” and “daddy” and “bye bye” are designed to detect youngsters who could struggle with words for years come. Being slow to talk can also be a sign of deeper problems from deafness to autism. The 25 “must have” words are part of a much large...

President Barack Obama has warned that Wall Street should be concerned that a conservative faction of Republicans is willing to allow the country to default on its debt

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...that Wall Street should be concerned that a conservative faction of Republicans is willing to allow the country to default on its debt. The US government has begun a partial shutdown after Congress failed to agree a budget and will run out of cash on October 17 unless its debt ceiling is raised. In a TV interview on Wednesday, Barack Obama said he was “exasperated”. The president late...

Italian Prime Minister-designate Enrico Letta has agreed new government ending two months of political deadlock

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A deal on the formation of a new government has been reached in Italy, ending two months of political deadlock since the general election. The agreement was announced after Prime Minister-designate Enrico Letta met President Giorgio Napolitano. The coalition brings together Enrico Letta’s Democratic Party (PD) and the People of Freedom party (PDL) of former PM Silvio Berlusconi. The swearin...

Italian PM Enrico Letta has been addressing parliament ahead of a crucial vote of confidence in his governing coalition

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...ssing parliament ahead of a crucial vote of confidence in his governing coalition. Enrico Letta told the Senate the collapse of his government could be fatal for the country. The vote was called after former PM Silvio Berlusconi ordered ministers in his centre-right People of Freedom party (PDL) to leave the government. But some key PDL figures have defied him, saying they will back Enrico Letta....

Spanish riot police have clashed with protesters in Barcelona on the day of a general strike called in protest at the government's labor market reforms

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Spanish riot police have clashed with protesters in Barcelona on the day of a general strike called in protest at the government’s labor market reforms. Some of the marchers in Barcelona smashed windows and set rubbish bins alight. Police responded with tear gas and baton charges. There were also protests in the capital, Madrid, and other cities. Land and air travel were all affected, and d...

Selfie, twerking and hashtag top 2014 Lake Superior State University List of Banished Words

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...0;twerking” and “hashtag” top 2014 Lake Superior State University List of Banished Words. LSSU collected suggestions from members of the public for its 39th annual list of words that should be banned. It recommends the words be “banished from the Queen’s English” because of misuse, overuse or just being useless. Last year it tried to ban expressions including &#...

Chinese state-owned drug company building decorated to mimic France's Versailles palace, complete with gold-tinted walls and chandeliers

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China has decided to ban the construction of government buildings for the next five years, according to state media. The move comes as part of a campaign by President Xi Jinping to show that the ruling Communist Party (CPC) is cracking down on corruption and waste. Glitzy new government buildings, sometimes in impoverished areas, have been a source of public outrage. The directive forbids luxury...

The US government begins a partial shutdown after the Republican-led House of Representatives refused to approve a budget for next year

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The US government begins a partial shutdown after the Republican-led House of Representatives refused to approve a budget for next year. A midnight deadline passed without agreement despite a last-gasp appeal by President Barack Obama. More than 700,000 US government workers face unpaid leave with no guarantee of back pay once the deadlock is over. Republicans have insisted on delaying President...

Silvio Berlusconi says he is against the idea of a new technocratic government for Italy like that led by Mario Monti

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Former prime minister and centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi says he is against the idea of a new technocratic government for Italy like that led by Mario Monti. Instead, Silvio Berlusconi said he was ready to back a coalition with centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani, to end the deadlock since the February election. However, Pier Luigi Bersani, whose bloc won a narrow lead in the polls, has...

At least 47 people have been killed in an attack by pro-government militia in the embattled Syrian city of Homs

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At least 47 people have been killed in an attack by pro-government militia in the embattled Syrian city of Homs, according to human rights activists. Women and children are said to among those who were reportedly tortured and killed on Sunday night in the neighborhood of Karm el-Zeytoun. The Syrian government acknowledged the deaths, but blamed “armed terrorists”. The attack happened...

Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix has taken place despite continuing anti-government protests

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Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix has taken place despite continuing anti-government protests and the race track has been heavily guarded by police, dogs and armored vehicles to keep activists away. On Saturday, protests intensified after the body of a Shia activist killed in overnight clashes with security forces was discovered on a rooftop. Many protesters wanted the race to be cancelled, but the go...

US Department of Homeland Security has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist or other threats

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...it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist or other threats. The intriguing the list includes obvious choices such as “attack”, “Al Qaeda”, “terrorism” and “dirty bomb” alongside dozens of seemingly innocent words like “pork”, “cloud”, “team” and “Mexico”. Released under a freedom of information request, the information sheds new light on how government anal...

A man has been arrested in Italy after he shot two police officers outside the PM's office in Rome during new government swearing-in ceremony

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A man has been arrested in Italy after he shot two police officers outside the PM’s office in Rome during new government swearing-in ceremony. One of the officers was shot in the neck and is said to be in a serious condition. The incident was around a kilometre away from the swearing-in ceremony at the Quirinal Palace. Democratic Party Deputy Leader (PD), Enrico Letta, becomes prime ministe...

President Barack Obama urged House Republicans to pass the Senate's stopgap budget bill and to extend the debt limit

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The US government careens toward a potentially devastating shutdown as Republicans and Democrats in Congress remain deadlocked on a budget to continue its funding. Agencies have begun making contingency plans ahead of the October 1st deadline to pass a new funding resolution. The Senate has passed a bill to fund the government through November 15. But House Republicans have said they refuse to ap...

Pentagon's annual report has directly linked cyber attacks on US government computers to the Beijing government

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The United States accuses China’s government and military of targeting its government computers as part of a cyber espionage campaign, a US report on China says. Intrusions were focused on collecting intelligence on US diplomatic, economic and defense sectors which could benefit China’s own defense programme, the report says. This is the first time the Pentagon’s annual report h...

Indian police are carrying out raids across 10 cities as part of an investigation into alleged corruption in the allocation of coalfields

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...olice are carrying out raids across 10 cities as part of an investigation into alleged corruption in the allocation of coalfields. Police say they are searching the premises of five companies, which allegedly misrepresented facts prior to being allocated the coalfields. Indian government officials and company employees are also under investigation. Government auditors recently said India lost $33...

Vietnam has jailed three bloggers accused of spreading anti-government propaganda

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The Vietnamese authorities have jailed three bloggers accused of spreading anti-government propaganda, in a case criticized by human rights groups. The high-profile but brief trial took place in Ho Chi Minh City under heavy security, reports say. The trio was given jail sentences of between four and 12 years. The government, which does not allow freedom of expression, has been under pressure from...

Anonymous hacking group is alleged to have disrupted access to the UK Home Office website

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Anonymous hacking group is alleged to have disrupted access to the UK Home Office website after an apparent cyber attack in protest against government surveillance plans. A message on the Home Office website said the page was currently unavailable “due to a high volume of traffic”, suggesting a denial of service attack had been perpetrated. A message on Twitter claiming to be from Anonymous, a lo...

The scientists at UC Berkley were even able to reconstruct some of the words, turning the brain waves they saw back into sound on the basis of what the computer model suggested those waves meant

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Scientists at University of California Berkeley have demonstrated a striking method to reconstruct words, based on the brain waves of patients thinking of those words. The method, reported in PLoS Biology, relies on gathering electrical signals directly from patients’ brains. Based on signals from listening patients, a computer model was used to reconstruct the sounds of words that patients...

Fethullah Gulen has been accused of running a "parallel state" in Turkey, controlling groups of police, lawyers and politicians

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...toring or phone-tapping of thousands of politicians, writers, NGO representatives and businessmen in the framework of this dossier in the way that the newspaper stories say,” he said in a statement. Fethullah Gulen has denied using his influence to start investigations into allegations of government corruption. PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Fethullah Gulen, a one-time ally who lives in...

Syrian government and opposition have traded bitter accusations on the first day of a major peace conference in Geneva

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...peated calls for calm, Ban Ki-moon spoke of the suffering in Syria, saying: “Enough is enough. The time has come to negotiate.” He said that “the really hard work begins on Friday”, adding: “We have a difficult road ahead, but it can be done and it must be done.” Ban Ki-moon dwelt on the Geneva communiqué, which calls for a transitional government in Syria, sayi...

Venezuela is expelling three US consular officials, accusing them of meeting students involved in anti-government protests

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...he added. On Saturday, US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement expressing concern about the rising tensions in Venezuela. Venezuela is expelling three US consular officials, accusing them of meeting students involved in anti-government protests “We are particularly alarmed by reports that the Venezuelan government has arrested or detained scores of anti-government protestors an...