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Google asks federal judge to dismiss Gmail scanning lawsuit

Google asks federal judge to dismiss Gmail scanning lawsuit Fri, 06 Sep, 2013

Google's attorneys say their practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice. 
Syria's war overshadows economic battles as Obama, world leaders meet for G20 summit

Syria's war overshadows economic battles as Obama, world leaders meet for G20 summit Thu, 05 Sep, 2013

The rift over Syria could overshadow a summit of the Group of 20 (G20) developed and developing economies in St. Petersburg at which global leaders want to forge a united front on growth, trade, banking transparency and fighting tax evasion.
U.S. soldier Manning seeks presidential pardon in WikiLeaks case

U.S. soldier Manning seeks presidential pardon in WikiLeaks case Wed, 04 Sep, 2013

The U.S. soldier convicted of providing secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of classified materials in the nation's history has asked for a presidential pardon, supporters said on Wednesday. 
US Senate panel approves Syria military strikes

US Senate panel approves Syria military strikes Wed, 04 Sep, 2013

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has authorised the use of military force against Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons.
US, world's credibility at stake in Syria response, Obama says

US, world's credibility at stake in Syria response, Obama says Wed, 04 Sep, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama has said the world had set a red line over the "abhorrent use of chemical weapons", and that the credibility of the US and international community was at stake over its response to Syria.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanged in jail cell

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanged in jail cell Wed, 04 Sep, 2013

Ariel Castro, sentenced to life plus 1,000 years for abducting and raping three Cleveland women over a decade, has died of an apparent suicide, officials said.
Obama gets key support for Syria strike

Obama gets key support for Syria strike Tue, 03 Sep, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama won his first major victories on securing Congress support for strikes on Syria, with senior members on both sides of the House of Representatives saying they would back him.
Vodafone agrees $130bn sales of Verizon Wireless stake

Vodafone agrees $130bn sales of Verizon Wireless stake Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

Vodafone has confirmed it has sold its 45% share in Verizon Wireless to US operator Verizon for $130bn.
Brazil summons US ambassador over spying allegations

Brazil summons US ambassador over spying allegations Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

The US ambassador to Brazil was summoned by authorities Monday over new allegations that the US National Security Agency spied on President Dilma Rousseff, an official said.
US reportedly spied on Brazil, Mexico presidents

US reportedly spied on Brazil, Mexico presidents Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

The US National Security Agency spied on communications between the Brazilian and Mexican presidents, accessing the Mexico leader's emails before he was elected, Brazil's Globo television reported.
Diana Nyad near end of Cuba to Florida attempt

Diana Nyad near end of Cuba to Florida attempt Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is approaching Florida, on her fifth attempt to become the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.
World protests as Obama prepares to strike Syria

World protests as Obama prepares to strike Syria Sat, 31 Aug, 2013

Protesters worldwide are taking to the streets — and to social media — to express their varied views on a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria.
Obama says US should strike Syria, will seek congressional vote

Obama says US should strike Syria, will seek congressional vote Sat, 31 Aug, 2013

President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. 
Google and Microsoft sue US government over FISA transparency

Google and Microsoft sue US government over FISA transparency Sat, 31 Aug, 2013

Microsoft and Google have both announced intentions to sue the US government over their right to publish details about user data requests.
US still seeking international coalition against Syria

US still seeking international coalition against Syria Fri, 30 Aug, 2013

The United States is still seeking an "international coalition" in response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, despite a vote against military action by British MPs, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Friday. 
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