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Wikileaks brushes off US complaints, promises more leaked documents

BERLIN — The online whistle-blower WikiLeaks said it will continue to publish more secret files from governments around the world despite U.S. demands to cancel plans to release classified military documents. “I can assure you that we will keep publishing documents — that’s what we do,” a WikiLeaks spokesman, who…

Britain to scrap unpopular ID card program‎

LONDON — The new coalition government is to scrap a national identity card scheme introduced by former prime minister Gordon Brown’s administration, it announced Thursday. The scheme will be abolished within 100 days under legislation presented by Home Secretary Theresa May, the first bill to be introduced to parliament by…

Ex-spy Plame has two films at Cannes

CANNES – IT SOUNDS like a movie script: a glamorous US spy betrayed by her government in a political scandal linked to arms deals and the Iraq war. Five years ago the 47-year-old blonde was a secret operative for the CIA, a dangerous counter-proliferation job linked to the hunt for…

LA police hunt man with ‘Bourne-like’ identity

Los Angeles police are hunting a mystery man who fled as they raided his apartment, leaving behind piles of bogus cash, high-tech counterfeiting equipment and weapons, it was reported Friday. The Los Angeles Times quoted police officers as saying that the 33-year-old suspect escaped from his high-rise apartment via a…

Germany unveils next generation ‘personal security card’

The new identity card isn’t just to verify who a person is. It’s now a matter of personal security, according to German officials who showed off the country’s newest ID technology at this year’s CeBIT conference. According to reports from CeBIT, the new identity card will go into circulation for…

Iran: Bin Laden’s daughter free to leave Tehran

TEHRAN — Osama bin Laden’s daughter who has taken refuge at the Saudi mission in Tehran is free to leave Iran once her identity is confirmed, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki was quoted as saying on Friday. “A while ago the Saudi embassy here said the one of bin Laden’s daughters…

John Dean: Cheney may have given false statements to FBI

There is “a lot of evidence” that Vice President Dick Cheney gave false statements to the FBI during its investigation of the Valerie Plame leak affair, says former White House attorney John Dean. Dean told MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann that Cheney attained “something of a record” by refusing to answer or…

Judge rules FBI can’t keep Cheney interview buried

A federal judge ruled on Thursday that the FBI must release its June 2004 interview with then-Vice President Dick Cheney concerning the leaking of the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame. The Bush and Obama administrations have both sought to keep the interview secret, but Judge Emmet Sullivan has determined…

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