NYC bum who won $100,000 dies penniless

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — It was the city’s largest legal payout last year — $15 million to be split among a group of beggars. But the Bronx panhandler who started more…

Facebook, Google insist they didn't know of Prism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance program called Prism, even as president Barack Obama confirmed the scheme's existence Friday. more…

Whole Foods suspends Spanish-speaking workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) UPDATED: Two employees at a Whole Foods Market store in Albuquerque say they were suspended last month after complaining about being told they couldn't speak Spanish more…

Has piracy around Horn of Africa gone?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) What's behind the recent decline in maritime piracy attacks off the Horn of Africa? Sonia Rothwell believes that military operations on land and at sea are starting more…

Verizon breaks silence on surveillance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) Verizon responded to allegations that the telecom was served with a top-secret court order demanding it provide the FBI and the NSA with customer call records continuously, more…