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US Government Is Trying to Prevent 'Sex Slave' Virginia Roberts From Making Prince Andrew Testify Under Oath

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When Virginia Roberts decided to join the U.S. government's civil case against convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein it completely blew the lid off of a major scandal. Epstein took a plea deal in late 2007 that at the time seemed to protect the high profile clients that he sold young girls to for sex. Roberts was one of those girls and has in the last month begun naming names. Prince Andrew is supposedly one of the men that she had sex with when she was just 17-years-old. The royals have dodged accepting paperwork that would require Andrew testify under oath but now it looks like the U.S. government just put up a huge roadblock in the case.READ MORE

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North Korea Speaks of 'Merciless Punishment' in New Threats Targeting the U.S.

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Back in 2008, North Korea was officially removed from the U.S.'s list of state sponsors of terrorism after spending two decades of being listed on it. Thanks to the fallout from the Sony hacking and due to the fact that the FBI has confirmed that it was indeed North Korea that was behind the huge breech in security, our government is now pondering whether or not to put the nation back onto that list.READ MORE

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The FBI Officially Accuses North Korea of Successfully Hacking Sony

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Earlier this week the news broke that the FBI was reportedly linking North Korea to the high level hacking of Sony and this morning the government agency issued a full statement that officially points the finger at that country's government. Even while under the sharpest of microscopes, the hackers who refer to themselves as Guardians of Peace, again reached out to Sony officials, sending another email overnight that made it clear that they weren't the least bit intimidated even if their identity has been outed.READ MORE

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Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Makes Brief Court Appearance as Trial Begins in January

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Thursday morning, Dec. 18, marked the first time in more than a year that Dzokhar Tsarnaev stood before a federal judge in a Boston courtroom. He was asked to appear in person so it could be put on the record that he is satisfied with his representation ahead of his trial, which is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. The last time Tsarnaev was seen in public was when he pled not guilty to at least 30 charges in a terrorism indictment that was in connection to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 260. As it stands now, Tsarnaev's trial is set to begin in a few weeks and is expected to last between three and five months. While Massachusetts no longer has the death penalty on the table, Tsarnaev is facing federal charges, which do carry death as a possible punishment. Insiders seem to believe that even if the 21-year-old is sentenced to death, it is unlikely he will ever be executed.READ MORE

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NYC Premiere of 'The Interview' Canceled After 9/11-Type Threats as Homeland Security Investigates

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The Sony hacking scandal just keeps getting more complicated each day, and what seemingly began as a plot to embarrass some of the studio's top brass is really beginning to cut into business. "The Interview," slated for an official Christmas Day release and starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is about a plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and this one film seems to be at the center of the turmoil. The hackers, officially dubbed as the shady Guardians of Peace, are going out of their way to scare the studio into shelving this film, and their tactics seem to be working. Rogen and Franco have canceled various promotional interviews in connection with "The Interview" and the film's official New York City premiere, slated for Thursday night, Dec. 18, has been canceled. Why the fear? Well, the GOP issued an ominous statement yesterday, saying in part: "Soon all the world will see what an awful movie Sony Pictures Entertainment has made. The world will be full of fear. Remember the 11th of September 2001. We recommend you to keep yourself distant from the places at that time. (If your house is nearby, you'd better leave.)" The FBI has been pulled into the investigation, and it claims that there has been no chatter that leads them to believe that the direct threats against movie theaters are legitimate, but no one is taking any chances. So far, Carmike Cinemas and Los Angeles's ArcLight Cinemas have canceled screenings of the film. Homeland Security claims to be inching closer toward figuring out not only who is behind the threats, but also what part of the world they are coming from.READ MORE

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FBI Arrests Two Intending To Bomb Ferguson During Protests As Unrest Continues Ahead of Darren Wilson's Indictment Decision

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There still hasn't been a decision yet as to whether or not Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted in the shooting death last August of Michael Brown, yet the unrest is intensifying. On Friday it was confirmed that two men were arrested on suspicion of buying explosives that they were intending to detonate during protests, once a decision is finally in. While their identities have yet to be revealed, the two are now facing a slew of federal firearms charges.READ MORE


5 Real Facts About Raves

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So there are these tips about club drugs and raves from the FBI that have been making the rounds on the internet lately. From reading them, you would think that everyone who attends raves are criminals and drug addicts. The FBI fear mongering is in full effect as the FBI gives parents what they think are useful tips on what happens at raves. Instead of taking the FBI's tips on what a rave is and how to handle them, we are here to educate you parents (and kids too) on the truths (with a side of sarcasm) of the rave.READ MORE

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NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Shares Privacy Tips And Warns About File Sharing Programs In New Interview

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In recent weeks there has been a lot of conversation about hacking and privacy rights in general. Thanks to celebs like Jennifer Lawrence having their nude photos stolen and then leaked for the entire world to see it has made many reconsider the privacy laws that are already in existence. It also might be time to reconsider just how private some of the internet services that many use really are. When thinking of internet security it seems logical that the man who was able to breach government security would also be one of the best sources to explain how everyday people can protect themselves.READ MORE

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Witnesses Reported 9/11 Hijackers Videotaping Security Checkpoints at Logan Airport Months Before Attack, Authorities Never Followed Up

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In a chilling new report, at least three individuals noticed Al-Qaeda members casing and testing out security checkpoints at Boston's Logan Airport four months before 9/11, and after each alerted authorities no followup was conducted. A wrongful-death suit filed against the government and airlines led to the discovery of the testimony by all three individuals — each deemed a credible witness by the FBI.READ MORE

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James Spader Dishes On Loving The Surprises In 'The Blacklist' Scripts And Filming With Mary-Louise Parker

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The first season of The Blacklist left fans hanging with no less than a pile of unanswered questions and luckily the wait for season 2 is nearly over. When we last saw Ray Reddington, played to perfection by James Spader, he was still working with the FBI as a turncoat and his relationship to Agent Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) was still murky. Perhaps the biggest ongoing question is whether or not Red is Liz's father and just when fans think that they have it figured out along comes a curve ball to mess it all up again. Spader recently talked about the difficulties of starting a brand new show and how everyone involved in season one kind of figured it out as they went along. Season two actually begins a few months after where we left the characters and the same threats exist.READ MORE

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FBI Confronts Suspect For Allegedly Hacking And Making Death Threats Against Kris Jenner

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Wow, just when it seemed like everything connected to the Kardashian family was fully scripted for the sake of reality television ratings some legitimate drama has actually gone down! Apparently Kris Jenner's email, iCloud and other accounts have been hacked and the FBI has just wrapped up a month long investigation into the alleged criminal activity. Last Friday a team of 12 agents swarmed a Four Seasons hotel room in L.A. with the hopes of finding evidence that would connect their prime suspect to the hacking.READ MORE

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