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plan recommends moving 35 of the 91 remaining detainees to other countries and the rest to U.S. soil but does not formally endorse an alternative detention facility. Republican leaders have long opposed bringing suspected terrorists to domestic prisons.
If it goes into effect, the truce would end a
years-long conflict between Assad, who is backed by Russia and Iran, and several rebel factions, some of whom are backed by the U.S. and its allies.
As the FBI and Apple clash over unlocking one encrypted iPhone in San Bernardino, a
new document reveals government plans to extract information from iOS devices in 12 other active cases in the U.S. A growing list of tech giants is vowing to file friend-of-the-court briefs, defending Apple’s position that the company should not be forced to hack into a confiscated iPhone.
agreement with Richmond University Medical Center is separate from the $5.9 million settlement New York City paid the family in July. Garner, a 43-year old resident of Staten Island, died July 17, 2014, after a New York police officer put him in a chokehold during an attempted arrest over selling untaxed cigarettes.
In fact, none of the people
nominated for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, or Best Supporting Actress are performers of color. Following the lead of celebrities like Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee, a number of rallies will take place Sunday to protest the Oscars' lack of diversity.
bill must now be approved by the parliament’s lower house. However, if the legislation is adopted in its current form, it will not be an end to the fight over same-sex couples’ rights. The government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi traded away provisions important to LGBT activists.
video of a teen with a bizarre voiceover repeating the phrase “Damn, Daniel” over and over again has gone insanely viral recently, with about 45 million views.
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