AT&T gets paid $10 million/ year by the CIA to give up user data and customers phone logs

Published time: November 07, 2013 16:57                                                                             AFP Photo/Etienne Franchi The second-largest telecom country in the United States has been on the Central Intelligence Agency’s payroll to the tune of $10 million a year in exchange for voluntarily handing over troves of phone logs, the New York Times reported Thursday. Citing federal officials with knowledge…

Scientists REFUSE to release a list of 1,500 outdated Los Angeles homes, offices, and factories at risk of collapse from an earthquake / For fear of being sued

Scientists refuse to pass on details they  collected on unsafe buildings Non-reinforced concrete structures are a deadly trap  during major quakes Separate  list by LA Times shows Capitol Records building, Pantages Theater, and Avalon  nightclub among dangerous buildings Scientists  confirm 99 percent chance a 6.7 quake will hit within 30  years Catastrophic 7.5 magnitude quake…

New York Times claims huge attack by Chinese hackers

Stories about wealth of outgoing premier Wen Jiabao appeared to be catalyst for attack, possibly by military, says paper Jonathan Kaiman in Beijing guardian.co.uk, Thursday 31 January 2013 01.02 EST Chinese hackers, possibly from the country’s military, hacked the New York Times’ computers while it was investigating the wealth of Wen Jiabao, the paper has…

Say it ain’t so! The Times of London and other outlets are reporting that Beyonce lip-synced the “Star-Spangled Banner.”

Beyonce rumored to have lip-synced anthem at inauguration US singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of US President Barack Obama at the US Capitol on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)? Beyonce reportedly lip-synced her divalicious rendition of the “Star-Spangled Banner” at Obama’s inauguration…

Saudi jets ‘join US strikes against al-Qaeda in Yemen’

    Saudi Arabia said to have secretly joined America’s  ‘undeclared aerial war’ against terrorists in Yemen LAST UPDATED AT  09:44 ON Fri 4 Jan 2013 JETS from the Saudi Arabian air force have joined US forces in missions  designed to eliminate al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, raising questions about  America’s “expanding programme of targeted killings”, reports…

Afghan ‘Woman of Courage’ hailed by Michelle Obama for defending women’s rights has actually JAILED 100 wives for ‘adultery’

More than 50% of women jailed for adultery  in Afghanistan come from province prosecuted by Ms Bashir –  which holds just 20% of the population By Eddie Wrenn   Last year she was hailed as one of the most  influential people in the world – a defender of women’s rights as Afghanistan’s  only female head…