In a joint statement announcing Thursday’s move, 450 people jailed under Israel’s controversial practice of administrative detention said their decision had been taken “collectively and unanimously”.
Source: Prisoners held without charge boycott Israeli courts | Israeli–Palestinian conflict News | Al Jazeera
22 Americans and eight Canadians, would be diagnosed with a wide array of concussion-like symptoms, ranging from headaches and nausea to hearing loss. They would also find themselves caught up in an extraordinary international dispute, one that the Trump administration would use to sharply reverse the course of U.S. relations with Cuba.
Source: The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana… — ProPublica
The Post, citing information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, cited one stretch in early June when taxpayer-funded travel for Pruitt and his top aides cost at least $90,000. The figure does not include costs for his security detail.
Source: EPA chief must fly first class due to ‘toxic environment politically’
In April, Pai suggested changing rules about how many stations broadcasters could own. Sinclair followed up with a $3.9 billion deal to snap up Tribune, thanks to the new rules.
Source: FCC chair under investigation for ties to Sinclair Broadcasting
According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, which has so far refused to say who it thinks was responsible for the attack, the drones were guided by GPS and had a range of 100km. The electronics involved were off-the-shelf components, and the total cost of each drone was perhaps a couple of thousand dollars.
Source: Home-made drones now threaten conventional armed forces – Drones and guerrilla warfare
End-to-end encryption + digital signing with anyone. Open source for iOS, Android, macOS, Linux, and Windows.
Source: Andrew Jacobs (smaug) | Keybase
Joshua Cooper Ramo – How does this guy become an analyst for NBC Olympic coverage? And get on the boards of Starbucks and FedEx? Do we know so little of Chinese culture that we allow this buffoon to guide us?
“Every Korean will tell you that Japan is a cultural, technological and economic example that has been so important to their own transformation,” said Ramo, who sits on the boards of Starbucks and FedEx while working as co-CEO of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s consulting firm.
Source: NBC dumps Olympic analyst amid fury at Korea-Japan comment | New York Post
For now, federal law and Supreme Court precedent dictates that law enforcement has the authority to legally monitor anyone in public. The basic idea is that none of us have a “reasonable expectation of privacy” when we are in public. So just as the police can capture us with video cameras and license plate readers, so, too, could they contract with AV automakers to simply get at vast quantities of future AV data. And if the companies don’t want to play ball, such data can be accessed with a mere court order (known as a “d-order”) under the Stored Communications Act of 1986.
Source: Why cops won’t need a warrant to pull the data off your autonomous car | Ars Technica
“The actions of the District Attorney’s Office and Abel Reyna in dismissing these cases and recusing himself only from my client’s case is nothing more than a smoke screen. The timing is suspicious and everyone knows it,” David Conrad Beyer, the attorney for McRee, said.
Source: Dismissals of 13 Twin Peaks cases granted – KXXV-TV News Channel 25 – Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |