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CIA: Terrorism can’t be ruled out in missing Malaysia jet

The head of the US Central Intelligence Agency said Tuesday that terrorism could not be ruled out in the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner. CIA Director John Brennan said there had been “some claims of responsibility” over the missing jet that had “not been confirmed or corroborated,” and that he could not exclude the

Joe McGinniss, controversial writer of ‘Fatal Vision,’ dies at 71

Controversial US author Joe McGinniss, who pushed the boundaries of journalistic convention, at times becoming nearly as notorious as his subjects, has died. He was 71. News reports said McGinniss passed away Monday at a hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. The writer’s death was confirmed on his Facebook page, which for months offered a running

Ugandan activists challenge anti-gay law in court

Ugandan gay rights activists and politicians filed a challenge in court Tuesday to a tough new anti-gay law that has sparked international outrage and led to cuts in foreign aid. “I believe it (the law) to be harmful, redundant, unnecessary, and inconsistent with the constitution,” said Fox Odoi, an MP and one of the

Senator Dianne Feinstein: CIA illegally searched computers in Congress over interrogation report

A senior US senator on Tuesday accused the Central Intelligence Agency of illegally searching computers of Senate staff members who were investigating a CIA interrogation program. Dianne Feinstein, the powerful chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, angrily denounced the CIA’s actions, saying it appeared to be a bid to intimidate lawmakers from holding the

Hawaiian lawmaker wants to celebrate ‘Charles Darwin Day’

Legislation introduced to the Hawaii House of Representatives would officially celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. State Rep. Kaniela Ing (D) on Friday introduced the bill — H.R. 145 – to designate February 12 of every year as “Charles Darwin Day” in Hawaii. The resolution describes Darwin as “arguably the most

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