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ONCE LIONISED, WHISTLEBLOWERS NOW THE ENEMIES OF A SECURITY-OBSESSED STATE – Saturday July 13 2013

– Deep Throat would meet journalist Bob Woodward in an underground carpark at 2am, their meetings arranged through the signal of a red flag in an old flower pot or codes circled in the newspaper. Four decades later, Bradley Manning … Continue reading

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OBAMA APPOINTS REPUBLICAN TO DIRECT FBI – Saturday June 22 2013

– US president Barack Obama on Friday nominated former senior justice Department official James Comey as the next FBI director, elevating a Republican to a top national security position at a time when the administration is facing questions about authorising … Continue reading

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FBI ARREST ACTRESS OVER RICIN LETTERS – Sunday June 9 2013

– A pregnant Texas actor who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to US President Barack Obama and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for orchestrating the scheme herself. It was not immediately clear what … Continue reading

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DESPITE ALL ATTEMPTS, IT’S STILL HARD TO SMOKE OUT THE BAD GUYS – Saturday April 27 2013

– Did Osama bin Laden sit up in his watery grave as the drama of the Boston bombing unfolded? Was that noise a rattling of bones or a self-congratulatory chuckle as he watched Americans proclaim their resilience – at the … Continue reading

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THE TERROR IS OVER. AND JUSTICE HAS WON – Sunday April 21 2013

– One of America’s biggest manhunts ended in a suburban backyard early on Saturday when a trail of blood led police to an accused Boston Marathon bomber hiding inside a boat. Exhausted and wounded, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose brother was … Continue reading

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POISON LETTERS – Saturday April 20 2013

– A man charged with sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other US officials has been described as a good father, a quiet neighbour and an Elvis impersonator. But accounts also show a man who spiralled into emotional … Continue reading

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INVESTIGATORS, WEB SLEUTHS, FIND IMAGES OF BOMB SUSPECT – Friday April 19 2013

– Investigators have found images of a suspect who may have planted the bombs that killed three people and maimed scores more at the Boston Marathon. No arrest has been made and no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. … Continue reading

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COPS TRACK MOBILE PHONE LINK TO BOMB SUSPECTS CAUGHT ON FILM – Friday April 19 2013

– The Boston bomber – or bombers – may be trapped by their mobile phones. Police and the FBI last night were closing in on two possible suspects. One lone man, wearing a white or off-white baseball cap, was captured … Continue reading

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ARREST OVER POISON LETTERS – Friday April 19 2013

– A Mississippi man has been arrested and accused of sending letters with suspected ricin poison to US President Barack Obama and other leaders. The FBI said Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was arrested at his apartment in Corinth, near the … Continue reading

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WORLDWIDE HUNT FOR MASTERMIND OF EVIL – Thursday April 18 2013

– Pressure cookers stuffed with explosives, nails and ball bearings, and concealed in black nylon backpacks, were used to kill and maim at the Boston Marathon. Investigators combing through the grim aftermath of the deadly attack have found evidence that … Continue reading

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