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Edward Snowden Reveals What He’s ‘Volunteered’ to Do ‘Many Times’ to Come Back to the U.S.

October 5, 2015 9:00 PM0 comments
Edward Snowden Reveals What He’s ‘Volunteered’ to Do ‘Many Times’ to Come Back to the U.S.

Edward Snowden said in a Monday BBC interview that he would be willing to go to prison in exchange for being able to return to the U.S. The former National Security Agency contractor, who has been in Moscow since disclosing classified information on the way the agency operates, told the […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Police Groups Furiously Protest Eric Holder’s Marijuana Policy Announcement

August 31, 2013 6:40 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Police Groups Furiously Protest Eric Holder’s Marijuana Policy Announcement

WASHINGTON — A broad coalition of law enforcement officers who have spent the past three decades waging an increasingly militarized drug war that has failed to reduce drug use doesn’t want to give up the fight. Organizations that include sheriffs, narcotics officers and big-city police chiefs slammed Attorney General Eric […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Department Of Justice Paves Way For Banks To Work With Pot Shops, Citing Public Safety

August 30, 2013 8:04 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Department Of Justice Paves Way For Banks To Work With Pot Shops, Citing Public Safety

WASHINGTON — Financial institutions and other enterprises that do business with marijuana shops that are in compliance with state laws are unlikely to be prosecuted for money laundering or other federal crimes that could be brought under existing federal drug laws, a senior Department of Justice official said Thursday. During […]

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eMediaWorld War On Undocumented Immigrants Threatens To Swell U.S. Prison Population

August 24, 2013 4:30 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld War On Undocumented Immigrants Threatens To Swell U.S. Prison Population

For decades, drug crimes contributed to an explosion in the size of the federal prison system, far outpacing any other charges brought by prosecutors. Now, just as the federal government has pulled back the throttle on the drug war, it is embarking on an unprecedented campaign to criminally prosecute undocumented […]

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Republican report concludes Holder misled Congress on reporter targeting

July 31, 2013 3:09 PM0 comments
Republican report concludes Holder misled Congress on reporter targeting

WASHINGTON – House Republicans, in a lengthy report on the Justice Department’s leak investigations, formally accused Attorney General Eric Holder of misleading Congress with “deceptive” testimony that he knew nothing of the “potential prosecution” of the press. The 70-page report was released late Wednesday by Republicans on the House Judiciary […]

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Snowden’s remaining docs unlikely to tie US hands

July 26, 2013 3:53 PM0 comments
Snowden’s remaining docs unlikely to tie US hands

WASHINGTON — It’s the stuff of spy novels: The hunted-down protagonist wins in the end because he’s got damaging documents squirreled away, a bargaining chip against the bureaucrats who want to silence him. If National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden thinks he’s living in such a thriller, legal experts say […]

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NSA leaker Snowden not welcome in UK

June 14, 2013 8:50 AM0 comments
NSA leaker Snowden not welcome in UK

LONDON — The British government has warned airlines around the world not to allow Edward Snowden, who leaked information on top-secret U.S. government surveillance programs, to fly to the United Kingdom. A travel alert, dated Monday on a Home Office letterhead, said carriers should deny Snowden boarding because “the individual […]

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