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“This is Glenn Greenwald with the Intercept, and my guest today is Jameel Jaffer, the Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU, and we are here to discuss the still intensifying drama in the Senate and the House over the debate concerning reauthorization of the Patriot Act, key provisions of which are scheduled to expire on June 1st.”
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Thousands of websites are blocking Congress’s access to their sites in a show of force to protest the Patriot Act.
Led by the online activist group Fight for the Future, more than 10,000 sites have added code that redirects any visitors from Internet protocol (IP) addresses stemming from Congress away from their site and towards a protest page. 90 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Blatter blames FIFA scandal on Russia and Qatar world cup bids
ZURICH – The future of soccer’s embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization’s 111-year history. 521 more words
In Washington on Wednesday, the 27th of May, President Obama announced a new clean water regulation that is meant to restore the federal government’s authority to limit pollution in the nation’s rivers, lakes streams and wetlands and applies to about 60 percent of the nation’s water bodies. 901 more words