August 17, 2017

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With Comey Gone, How Can Congress Investigate Russia

New York Times reported on May 10 that James Comey was fired after he sought more resources for the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation. (Photo by Rich Girard, CC license)

Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on. Read More »

Uzair ‘The Smoking Gun’

Karachi has for years been target of mobsters, who usually have been accused of doing the bidding of the country's powerful political elite. (Photo by No Real Name Given AKA, CC license)

If criminals continue functioning in the name of justice, Pakistan is at risk of becoming a criminal state. Read More »

Your Devices Can Spy on Your Every Move

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Bad guys or law enforcement could hack into our networked gadgets to spy on everything we do – and it's not clear how a laptop's video camera or an Amazon Echo fits within wiretapping laws. Read More »

Major Spike in Hate Crimes Against American Muslims

American Muslim community complains that some Republican presidential candidates are stoking Islamophobia. (Photo by ViewsWeek)

America's largest Muslim civil rights group reports "unprecedented" backlash and discrimination targeting the nation's Muslim minority since the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. Read More »

Three Charged with Attempt to Provide Material Support to ISIL

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Three men of Central Asian descent have been arrested in New York on the charges of conspiracy to provide material support to the ISIL terrorist group. Read More »

Americans Rushed to Purchase Guns on Black Friday

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There are nine guns for every 10 Americans, yet this Black Friday saw people thronging gun shops in large numbers. The FBI processed three background checks for gun purchases every second on Friday. But, the system is far from perfect, as some states don’t feed enough real-time information into the criminal background check system, allowing individuals with troubled mental health histories or criminal records to pass checks and purchase weapons. Read More »