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Bradley Manning activist subpoenaed in WikiLeaks investigation

A computer expert and vocal supporter of the Army private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks has been served a subpoena compelling his testimony in the Grand Jury investigation of the leaked documents. Salon’s Glenn Greenwald reported that activist David House, one of the founders of the Bradley Manning…

Expert: Japan’s radiation could spread to U.S.

As Japan races to avert multiple nuclear meltdowns, one expert warned Sunday that radiation could spread to the U.S. Joe Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund, told Fox News’ Chris Wallace Japan’s nuclear crisis is unprecedented. “One reactor has had half the core exposed already,” he explained. “This is the one…

UN food rights expert urges trading regulation

GENEVA – The UN expert on food rights on Tuesday urged regulation of agriculture commodities trading to stop a speculative bubble that is artificially helping to drive up food prices. Olivier De Schutter, the UN special rapporteur on the right to food, warned that the situation may be amplified by…

Computer expert says US behind Stuxnet worm

LONG BEACH, California – A German computer security expert said Thursday he believes the United States and Israel’s Mossad unleashed the malicious Stuxnet worm on Iran’s nuclear program. “My opinion is that the Mossad is involved,” Ralph Langner said while discussing his in-depth Stuxnet analysis at a prestigious TED conference…

US heart disease costs to triple by 2030

The costs of treating heart disease in America, where one in three people has some form of the disease, are expected to triple by 2030 due to the growing population, researchers said Monday. While current costs of medical care for heart disease are around 273 billion dollars per year, that…

Leak: US fears theft of bioweapons from India labs

WikiLeaks cable shows US fears that bioweapons can be stolen from Indian labs U.S. officials fear lax security at Indian laboratories could make the facilities targets for terrorists seeking biological weapons to launch attacks across the globe, according to comments in a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable made public Friday. The…

Espionage Act ‘makes felons of us all,’ legal expert warns

The US Espionage Act could make “felons of us all,” a legal expert warned Monday as the House Judiciary Committee announced plans to reexamine the “constitutional issues raised by WikiLeaks.” Attorneys for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have warned that US authorities are seeking to charge him with spying charges under…

Exclusive: TSA frisks groom children to cooperate with sex predators, abuse expert says

An expert in the fight against child sexual abuse is raising the alarm about a technique the TSA is reportedly using to get children to co-operate with airport pat-downs: calling it a “game”. Ken Wooden, founder of Child Lures Prevention, says the TSA’s recommendation that children be told the pat-down…

Drug expert told police Iraq whistleblower David Kelly was ‘murdered’

The death of Dr. David Kelly, a former weapons inspector in Iraq, was “murder” and not suicide, according to a drug expert who spoke with British authorities during the ensuing investigation. Dr. Andrew Watt, quoted prominently in the Saturday edition of Britain’s Mail Online, is attributed as “an experienced clinical…

Expert predicts record turnout

A political expert at George Mason University is predicting that 2010 will see more voters than any midterm election in history. Dr. Michael P. McDonald has used early voter turnout to project that 90 million people will vote in this year’s elections. McDonald is Associate Professor of Government and Politics…

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