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Cellphone carriers report surge in surveillance requests – The Washington Post

Local, state and federal law enforcement authorities made more than 1.3 million demands for cellphone subscriber information last year, in a sign of their growing reliance on technology to aid criminal and emergency investigations. The reports from carriers came in response to a congressional inquiry seeking to document the surge in …

Watercooler Stories – June 18, 2012 – UPI.com

Gaudily dressed robbery suspect in custody MIRAMAR, Fla., June 16 (UPI) — A distinctively dressed man was in federal custody on suspicion of robbing a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Miramar, Fla., law enforcement officials said. The FBI said James Francis Deans, 27, of Hallandale Beach, was arrested Friday and …

Air rage: Passengers ‘quicker to snap’ – CNN.com

(CNN) — When it comes to air travel, just about everyone has a complaint, no matter which security line they use. Passengers are tired of long lines, baggage fees and last-minute delays. Airline employees and flight attendants could do without the cranky travelers who refuse to wait patiently, turn off …

Should the FBI Be Allowed to Wiretap Facebook? | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

The crime-fighting agency seeks new powers to “listen in” on the Internet and social media We may all be getting a new Facebook friend soon: the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI wants to shift its wiretapping from old-school telephone lines to person-to-person platforms like email and instant messaging and …

Trial of ‘The Turk’, one of the world’s top drug lords, threatens to expose Chavez regime’s involvement in cocaine trafficking – Telegraph

The testimony of a Mr Big of cocaine trafficking is embarrassing Venezuela’s leader Hugo Chavez. Ever since he swept to power on a Left-wing, “anti-imperialist” ticket, it has been one of the bitterest points of contention between Hugo Chavez and his Norteamericano foes. Claims that Venezuela has deliberately turned a …