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Government employee operated drone that crashed at White House -report

Jan 27, 2015

Government employee operated drone that crashed at White House -report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small drone that crashed on the South Lawn of the White House early Monday was operated by a government employee who said it breached the secure perimeter by accident, The New York Times reported. The newspaper reported that the employee does not work for the White House and told the U.S. #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #aut #typeof-registered
Tunisia new gov't faces resistance before ratification vote

Jan 26, 2015

Tunisia new gov't faces resistance before ratification vote

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda, which holds the second largest number of seats in parliament, said on Sunday it would reject a government proposed last week by Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid, complicating his cabinet's ratification. A leftist block also said it was opposed to the planned administration, underlining the tough task Essid faces in tackling essential economic reforms, even if his cabinet manages to win a confirmation vote in parliament expected on Tuesday. #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri city

Jan 25, 2015

Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri city

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's military repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Borno state capital Maiduguri in the northeast, security sources said on Sunday, but the insurgents captured another Borno town. The assault on Maiduguri, with a population of around two million, began just after midnight #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered
Japan PM Abe condemns apparent IS execution, demands hostage release

Jan 25, 2015

Japan PM Abe condemns apparent IS execution, demands hostage release

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called for the immediate release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State after a video surfaced claiming that a fellow Japanese captive had been executed. Japanese government officials said they had not confirmed the authenticity of the recording and an image of what appeared to be the decapitated body of Japanese captive Haruna Yukawa, who went missing in Syria in August. Abe called for the immediate release of the remaining Japanese captive, reporter Kenji Goto. #Yahoo! #Japan #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #Hostage #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt #islamic-state #IS #Haruna Yukawa

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Facebook vs govt Why we should let judges take on free speech

Feb 16, 2012

Facebook vs govt Why we should let judges take on free speech

We should be nervous about potential censorship in advance, however unfeasible technologically, of all content going on these sites. But we should also let the process play out in full. #social media #India #China #YouTube Inc #Facebook Inc #ToWhatEffect #Google Inc. #Censorship #YAHOO! INC.