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Snowden performed ‘public service’ to US: Eric Holder

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder has praised former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, saying he performed a valuable “public service” by leaking surveillance programs. “We can certainly argue about the way in which Snowden did what he did, but I think that he actually performed a public ...

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40,000 Verizon workers end strike after reaching deal

Some 40,000 Verizon workers have returned to their jobs following an agreement with the company, seven weeks after staging one of the largest strikes in recent years in the US. The work stoppage came to an end on Friday, after the workers reached a tentative deal with the phone, TV ...

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Undocumented immigrants treated better than veterans: Trump

Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says that undocumented immigrants in the US have been treated better than veterans. “In many cases, illegal immigrants are taken much better care of by this country than our veterans,” Trump said at a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday. “We’re not going ...

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Two dead, 6 injured in shootout in west Houston

A shooting involving high powered weapons in the US city of Houston has left two people dead and six more injured. According to police, at least one heavily armed man went on a shooting rampage through a suburban Houston neighborhood on Sunday, resulting in two deaths and six injuries. Two ...

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Sanders hoping Clinton is indicted over email scandal: Analyst

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is stalling for time, hoping frontrunner Hillary Clinton is indicted over her lingering email scandal, an American political analyst and activist says. Myles Hoenig, a Green Party candidate for Congress, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Sunday, after Sanders ...

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Facebook posing greater privacy risks than governments: Hayden

The social networking website Facebook has surpassed governments in terms of posing privacy challenges, says a former director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retired General Michael Hayden made the remarks while addressing the Hay festival in Wales on Sunday. When asked whether Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg were ...

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Three officers charged in US Navy bribery scandal

The US Justice Department has charged three current and former Navy officers for their roles in a big bribery and fraud case. Retired Navy Captain Michael Brooks, 57, Commander Bobby Pitts, 47, and Lieutenant Commander Gentry Debord, 47, were charged on Wednesday, the department announced on Friday. The charges were ...

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US forces in Okinawa under curfew after rape, murder

US forces stationed in Japan’s Okinawa island will be put under a month-long curfew following the rape and murder of a Japanese woman by a former US marine, officials said. Lawrence Nicholson, the head of US forces in Okinawa, said on Monday that a night-time curfew and some other liberty ...

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US suspends export of cluster bombs to Saudi: Officials

The United States has reportedly suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia amid growing concerns that the kingdom has used the weapons in its bombing campaign in Yemen, a report says. The move follows rising criticism by members of Congress of Washington’s support for its ally in the year-long ...

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