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Georgia city revises headscarf policy after lawsuit

ATLANTA (Reuters) – A Georgia city settled a federal lawsuit on Thursday filed by a Muslim woman who was arrested and jailed after she refused to remove her headscarf before entering a courtroom. Lisa Valentine was accompanying a nephew to court in Douglasville in December 2008 when an officer manning…

FBI pressuring Google, Facebook to allow ‘back doors’ for wiretapping

ACLU: Proposed expansion of wiretap powers ‘a clear recipe for abuse’ FBI Director Robert Mueller traveled to Silicon Valley this week to convince major Internet players to build “back doors” into their software that will allow law enforcement to wiretap data on their networks, says a news report. It’s part…

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