Nevada Bill Would Let Police Forcefully Extract Data From Phones Using ‘Textalyzer’ Device

The state of Nevada is considering a bill that would allow police to use technology that can track whether individuals involved in car crashes were using their phones in the moments before the crash. But privacy advocates are arguing that the controversial technology is unconstitutional.

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Congress Again Considering Resolution to End US Support for Horrific Saudi-Led War in Yemen

The United States Senate has voted to end support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition’s war in Yemen. Now as the legislation goes to the House, this could make a major statement to President Trump about his close relationship with Saudi Arabia.

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Guaido Calls for More Sanctions Against Venezuela After Gov’t Expels German Ambassador

In response to President Nicolas Maduro’s order to ban Germany’s ambassador, opposition leader Juan Guaido is calling for Europe to respond by increasing economic sanctions on Venezuela. The announcement came on Wednesday as Maduro’s administration accused German AmbassadorDaniel Kriener and the German government of “crass” and “unlawful” meddling in Venezuelan affairs. Addressing the National Assembly, […]

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Huawei CFO Faces Extradition Hearing in Canada as Report Claims Tech Giant Will Sue US Gov’t

The case of Huawei’s finance chief was addressed by the Supreme Court of British Columbia this morning, and an extradition hearing was set for May 8. The next hearing will determine whether Meng Wanzhou will be extradited to the United States to face charges of conspiracy, fraud and obstruction. This comes after the Canadian government announced on […]

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Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill Would Benefit Major For-Profit Prison Corporations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced that he will allow a vote on legislation that seeks to reform our criminal justice system, before the end of 2018. The legislation that is being considered by the Senate is the First Step Act. It targets nonviolent drug offenders who automatically received decades-long sentences as a result of […]

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Judge Delays Verdict On Case To Unseal Charges Against Julian Assange

A federal judge announced that no decision has been made in the case of whether the criminal complaint against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be unsealed, after it was revealed that he is facing unspecified charges here in the United States. It is still not clear what charges Assange is facing right now, and a […]

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U.S. Backing Out Of Reconstruction Efforts In Syria After Causing Billions Of Dollars In Damage

The United States is responsible for destabilizing the region, arming and training so-called rebel groups, and bombing and displacing innocent civilians—all in a quest to illegally overthrow a foreign government. But while there are many ways in which the U.S. can be credited with breaking Syria, it does not appear that it will be nearly as quick to rebuild it.

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