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Police bust Utah rave, arrest 60, assault others

Updated Police on Saturday night busted a rave in Utah County, Utah, arresting 60 and, according to eyewitness accounts, committed various acts of brutality and violence against several people at the rave.

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Customs Service computers shut down

Updated A U.S. Customs computer system used for processing passengers arriving on international flights shut down for several hours Thursday, resulting in lengthy delays for arriving travelers. At one point Miami International Airport had over 2,000 passengers waiting to clear immigration. The airport, along with airports in the New York area, were clearing passengers by

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New London charges back rent in Kelo case

The city of New London, Conn., has decided to charge back rent to the homeowners whose property they seized to build a private office complex and park. This is utterly sickening. It just adds insult to injury. The U.S. Supreme Court recently found that the city’s original seizure of private property was constitutional under the

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Unanswered questions in Jean Charles de Menezes shooting

The Observer today reports on unanswered questions in the 22 July shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes in Stockwell Tube station in London. The unanswered questions: If he was such a potential danger to the public why was de Menezes allowed to enter Stockwell tube station? Did commanding officers give the order to shoot or

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Wal-Mart employees kill suspected shoplifter

Several Wal-Mart employees in Atascocita, Texas, chased a suspected shoplifter from the store and held him down on the burning pavement until he died. Stacy Clay Driver, 30, of Cleveland, was pronounced dead Sunday at Northeast Medical Center Hospital. When Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department paramedics arrived, Driver was in cardiac arrest, said Royce Worrell, EMS

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Kutztown, Pa. school district: Downloading iChat is a felony

Updated September 2: Twelve of the thirteen students have been offered an informal adjustment, where all charges will be dropped for community service and a brief probation. The other student will face charges as he had a prior criminal history. Thirteen high school students in Kutztown, Pa., have been charged with computer trespass, a third

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Inside the Saviour Sect, a radical Muslim terrorist group

The London Times placed a reporter undercover for two months inside the Saviour Sect, an extremist Muslim terrorist group operating in the U.K. The report in today’s Sunday Times shows what life as a terrorist is like. Last week Omar Brooks stirred controversy with televised comments, but they were carefully chosen to avoid appearing to

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USA PATRIOT Act renewal passed Senate

Last Friday, before the Senate went on recess, they unanimously passed the renewal of the USA PATRIOT Act. Lawmakers must meet in conference when they return in the fall to iron out differences between the House and Senate versions. The bills do make some modifications to the act. Among the changes: The Senate version would

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NYCLU sues city over subway searches

The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the city, alleging that its random bag searches are unconstitutional even while doing nothing to prevent terrorism. “This NYPD bag search policy is unprecedented, unlawful and ineffective,” said Donna Lieberman, Executive Director of the NYCLU. “It is essential that police be aggressive in maintaining security

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Third military prosecutor says Guantanamo Bay trials rigged

A third military prosecutor has requested reassignment due to concerns over the military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay being “rigged’ and not providing detainees a fair hearing. The Pentagon claims, however, that it’s simply a misunderstanding related to “personality conflicts.’ Last year two other prosecutors also walked out on the tribunal with the same concerns. The

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