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Ray Nagin, Former New Orleans Mayor, Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison - New York Times

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:25

Reuters

Ray Nagin, Former New Orleans Mayor, Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
New York Times
NEW ORLEANS — C. Ray Nagin, the former mayor of New Orleans who was convicted in February on corruption charges, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday in federal court in New Orleans. Mr. Nagin was found guilty in February on 20 ...
10-Year Sentence for Ex-New Orleans Mayor NaginABC News
Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor to be sentencedWashington Post
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prisonReuters
The Times-Picayune -The New Orleans Advocate -WWL First News
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High-priced prostitute injected Google exec with lethal dose of heroin: cops - New York Daily News

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:21

New York Daily News

High-priced prostitute injected Google exec with lethal dose of heroin: cops
New York Daily News
A California hooker was arrested for injecting a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin on his yacht before cleaning the scene and stepping over his body to flee, police said. Alix Tichelman, 26, was booked on a slew of charges that included ...
Alleged escort arrested in tech exec's fatal heroin overdose on yachtLos Angeles Times
Call girl arrested in Google exec's overdose death on yachtSan Jose Mercury News
California police say prostitute gave fatal heroin overdose to customerReuters
ABC News -Sacramento Bee -ModVive
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Fugitive Snowden Asks to Extend Stay in Russia - Voice of America

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:12

Voice of America

Fugitive Snowden Asks to Extend Stay in Russia
Voice of America
MOSCOW —. Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has asked Moscow to extend his asylum in Russia, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Russia granted Snowden a one-year visa in August 2013 despite the United States wanting Moscow to ...
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden applies to extend his stay in RussiaDaily Mail
Edward Snowden seeks another year in RussiaWashington Post (blog)
Snowden Applies To Extend His Stay In RussiaRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
ABC Online -BBC News
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Green Street » Celtics acquire Tyler Zeller, Marcus Thornton and 1st-round pick ... - WEEI.com

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:01

Green Street » Celtics acquire Tyler Zeller, Marcus Thornton and 1st-round pick ...
WEEI.com
The Celtics acquired Tyler Zeller and a first-round pick from the Cavaliers and Marcus Thornton from the Nets in a three-team trade that may pave the way for LeBron James' return to Cleveland, ESPN's Marc Stein first reported. In return, the Celtics are ...

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Pamplona Running Of The Bulls - Getty Images

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:00

Getty Images

Pamplona Running Of The Bulls
Getty Images
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: Revellers take an afternoon siesta sleeping off the effects of partying during the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous ...

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A Candid Conversation with Glenn Greenwald About Why the New Snowden Leak Matters

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:11
Glenn Greenwald talks to WIRED in a candid interview about the importance of the most recent Snowden leak, the liklihood that there is a second leaker, and why the government asked him to not "name names".






A Candid Conversation with Glenn Greenwald About Why the New Snowden Leak Matters

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:55
Glenn Greenwald talks to WIRED in a candid interview about the importance of the most recent Snowden leak, the liklihood that there is a second leaker, and why the government asked him to not "name names".






Snowden leak: NSA, FBI targeted prominent... - The Hill

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:16

RT

Snowden leak: NSA, FBI targeted prominent...
The Hill
The National Security Agency and FBI have been secretly monitoring the emails of top public Muslims in the U.S. under legal authority meant to target terrorists, according to revelations based on documents from Edward Snowden. The Intercept on ...
Feds Spied on Prominent Muslim-Americans, Report ClaimsABC News
The Switchboard: Report claims NSA, FBI secretly monitored American Muslim ...Washington Post (blog)
Edward Snowden or the NSA: Who Violated Your Privacy More?The Atlantic
Huffington Post Canada -Lawfare (blog) -War on the Rocks
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50 bodies found in Iraq, raising sectarian worries - Businessweek

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:01

Irish Independent

50 bodies found in Iraq, raising sectarian worries
Businessweek
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad on Wednesday, raising concerns over a possible sectarian killing amid the battle against a ...
Iraq uncovers mass grave of bound and executed victimsTelegraph.co.uk
50 blindfolded bodies found in IraqThe Hindu
More than 50 bodies, including 2 children, found in IraqCNN
Reuters -CBC.ca
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Animals Who Drink and the People Who Cut Them Open

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:37
The bodies started arriving in 2005—dead birds, dozens of them, ferried in coolers. Cedar waxwings, grey-brown birds about the size of a person’s hand with vivid red dots on the tips of their wings and a yellow, raked-back crest, were dying by the flock in suburbs across Los Angeles. They seemed to be committing suicide, […]






Edward Snowden has applied to extend Russia stay, says lawyer Anatoly ... - Economic Times

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:25

Economic Times

Edward Snowden has applied to extend Russia stay, says lawyer Anatoly ...
Economic Times
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has formally requested to stay in Russia past July 31, when his one-year temporary asylum status expires, his lawyer said on Wednesday. "We have filed documents regarding extending his stay in Russia," Anatoly ...

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Iraqi officials: 50 bodies found south of Baghdad - mySanAntonio.com

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:11

Iraqi officials: 50 bodies found south of Baghdad
mySanAntonio.com
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad on Wednesday, authorities said. Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Saad Maan Ibrahim said the ...

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German Police Conduct Searches in 2nd Possible Spy Case - New York Times

Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:48

German Police Conduct Searches in 2nd Possible Spy Case
New York Times
BERLIN — The police searched the Berlin-area office and apartment of a man suspected of being a spy on Wednesday, the federal prosecutor's office said, deepening the espionage scandal that has taken relations between Washington and Berlin to a new ...

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The TSA’s Instagram Feed Is Terrifying and Totally Awesome

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:49
The TSA's Instagram feed is essentially a gallery of the craziest items people try to get past security checkpoints. There's no shortage of material.






Designing Gadgets to Be DIY Will Make Us Love Them Even More

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:49
What does the Ikea Effect mean for product and service designers? By having users build a piece of a product or service, it’s possible we could get them to think of the product or service as being more valuable than they otherwise would.






Fire-Resistant Underwear Made From Fake Spider Silk Could Soon Be a Thing

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:48
A Michigan firm has brought us one step closer thanks to a genetically engineered silkworm, modified to produce spider silk.






Here’s What Painting With Electricity Looks Like

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:48
Luke Evan uses the principles of xerography to paint with electricity.






Fantastically Wrong: Why the Egyptians Worshiped Beetles That Eat Poop for a Living

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:48
There are a whole lot of unsavory lifestyles in the animal kingdom. The pearlfish has to swim up sea cucumber butts to escape predation. All manner of birds must fly thousands and thousands of miles each year with the change of the seasons. And hyenas have to deal with giving birth through their six-inch-long clitorises. […]






Turn-of-the-Century Lighting Gets an LED Makeover

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:48
Edison Light Globes' LED bulbs deliver a gentle, warm hue, much like a bulb from the actual Edison era. They're available in 3- and 5-watt models, and put out as much light as a standard 35W and 45W incandescent, respectively.






WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Wired - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:33
The latest in WIRED's summer binge-watching series dives into the world of the mother of the Resistance: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.






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