FBI Suspect Captured: Family Denies Suspects Involvment In Boston Bombing

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TweetYumUPDATE: Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspect in Boston Marathon Bombing, hand-cuffed and detained by police? Hebert D. posted this video on YouTube, April 19, 2013. It allegedly shows the first suspect being detained by authorities. The authenticity of the video and the news station it was captured by in Brazil is still in question. The man […]

Mayan Light Beam Photo: Message from Gods, or iPhone Glitch?

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TweetYum When Hector Siliezar visited the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza with his wife and kids in 2009, he snapped three iPhone photos of El Castillo, a pyramid that once served as a sacred temple to the Mayan god Kukulkan. A thunderstorm was brewing near the temple, and Siliezar was trying to capture lightning […]

Obama administration outline: How U.S. laws empower the government to kill Americans overseas

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TweetYum(Reuters) – The Obama administration on Monday plans to outline how U.S. laws empower the government to kill Americans overseas who engage in terrorism against their home country, a source familiar with the matter said, months after a drone strike killed a U.S.-born cleric who plotted attacks from Yemen. Civil liberties groups have been pressuring […]

Angry Birds, Meet Jailbirds: New App Helps You Snitch on Your Friends

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TweetYum By Spencer Ackerman, Wired.com In less time than it takes to play a turn in Words With Friends, smartphone users can report a “suspicious person” to the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security. The domestic counterterrorism agency’s West Virginia branch, in association with the West Virginia governor’s office, unveiled a new mobile app called […]

Amid Rivalry, Friendship Blossoms on the Campaign Trail

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TweetYum By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr., The New York Times LAKE JACKSON, Tex. — Once there was a challenge of a softball game from the Ron Paul clan to the Mitt Romney clan. “They didn’t show up,” Mr. Paul says. “We didn’t schedule it. We really razz them about that, ‘You guys chickened out!’ ” […]