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Suspected Lethal Nerve Agent Discovered at JFK Airport

The highly lethal nerve agent VX — used in weapons of mass destruction — appears to have been discovered in a mail facility at JFK Airport where two US customs agents were sickened this morning, a law-enforcement source said. Both victims suffered respiratory distress and were taken for emergency treatment after being overcome while inside…

NSA Loophole Allows Warrantless Searches of Americans

The National Security Agency has a secret backdoor into its vast databases under a legal authority enabling it to search for US citizens’ email and phone calls without a warrant, according to a top-secret document passed to the Guardian by Edward Snowden. The previously undisclosed rule change allows NSA operatives to hunt for individual Americans’…

New CIA Whistleblower: Bush & Cheney Knew About 9/11

Susan Lindauer’s story is utterly shocking. The US government new the attacks were coming and wanted them to take place as a pretext for an invasion of Iraq. Iraq was informed about the potential attacks BEFORE THEY HAPPENED, and offered to allow a full CIA investigative team into the country. Tags: cia, criminal intel agencies,…

NSA ‘blackmails’ members of Congress

An American investigative journalist says the US National Security Agency “possesses highly embarrassing communications” of some members of Congress, using the records to “blackmail” the lawmakers. Tags: cia, criminal intel agencies, fascism, fbi, nsa

NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ

The US government has paid at least £100m to the UK spy agency GCHQ over the last three years to secure access to and influence over Britain’s intelligence gathering programmes. The top secret payments are set out in documents which make clear that the Americans expect a return on the investment, and that GCHQ has…

Google ‘Pressure Cookers’ Get a Visit from the Cops

Michele Catalano was looking for information online about pressure cookers. Her husband, in the same time frame, was Googling backpacks. Wednesday morning, six men from a joint terrorism task force showed up at their house to see if they were terrorists. Which prompts the question: How’d the government know what they were Googling? Tags: cia,…

NSA Spying Directly Harms Internet Companies

Mass surveillance by the NSA may directly harm the bottom of line of Internet companies, Silicon Valley, California … and the entire national economy. Money News points out: The company whose shares you own may be lying to you — while Uncle Sam looks the other way. Let’s step through this. I think you will…

Meet XKeyscore – NSA Tool Collects EVERYTHING, Even Chats

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The NSA boasts in training materials that the program, called XKeyscore, is its “widest-reaching” system for developing…