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Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Google: We scan all Gmail messages
Few will likely find themselves reading the fine print added to the new terms of service issued by Google this week, but the updated version clarifies to customers once and for all that the contents of messages going in and out of Gmail are being scanned.

'Last thing US wants in the world is democracy. It wants control'

Kerry Warns Israel Could Become 'An Apartheid State'
The secretary of state said that if Israel doesn't make peace soon, it could become 'an apartheid state,' like the old South Africa. Jewish leaders are fuming over the comparison.

MKs pan Kerry for saying Israel could become 'apartheid'
Anti-Defamation League also slams Washington's top diplomat, who warned of aftermath of talks' collapse

John Kerry apologises for Israel 'apartheid' remarks
US secretary of state sparked outcry when he said country risked becoming an 'apartheid' state without a peace deal

Kerry Expresses Regret After Apartheid Remark

No peace with Israel without defining borders: Abbas

Israel begins implementing economic sanctions against Palestinians
In wake of unity deal with Hamas, bid to join UN organizations, Israel begins to implement slew of economic sanctions against Palestinians, day before talks set to reach deadline.

Obama, McCain, and the NATO/EU Gang: Better War than Saying: "It's our Fault"?
Once again Americans are watching their government involve itself in an issue in which the United States has nothing at stake economically and no genuine national security interest at risk.

Ukraine crisis: Kharkiv mayor Hennadiy Kernes shot
The mayor of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine has been shot and critically wounded amid continuing unrest in the region.

US Turns Down Ukraine's Plea for Weapons

Russia assures Hagel it won't invade Ukraine

US Adds New Russia Sanctions to 'Change Behavior' in Ukraine
The United States expanded its sanctions against Russia on Monday, targeting members of President Vladimir Putin's "inner circle" and technology that could be useful to Russia's military, in response to Russia's ongoing involvement in Ukraine.

Killing the Putin-Obama 'Trust'
U.S. "pressure" including token economic and travel sanctions against some Russian companies and friends of Putin is likely to continue. But it is not likely to become more extensive if key European countries "man up" and tell Washington what was obvious from the start; namely, that Russia holds very high cards in this area and that the Europeans will not damage their own flagging economies by approving stronger economic sanctions that would inflict real "punishment" on Russia.

Obama's 'strategy' against 'pariah' Russia
The Barack Obama administration seems to love the sound of unilateral sanctions in the morning. It must feel like "victory".

Why is Putin in Washington's Crosshairs?

Dozens killed in Syria, watchdog to probe chlorine claims

Egypt court sentences 683 to death including Brotherhood chief

International community slams Egypt mass death sentence
UN, EU and member states, also non-governmental organisations in Britain criticize the Egyptian court's death sentences

Bombers Launch Election Attacks Across Iraq: 84 Killed, 164 Hurt

Supreme Court Won't Hear Chris Hedges' Indefinite Detention Case

Donald Sterling gets lifetime ban, $2.5 million fine from NBA

NBA Suspends Clippers' Owner Donald Sterling For Life, Imposes $2.5 Million Fine
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday Clippers owner Donald Sterling will be suspended for life and fined $2.5 million following racist remarks he made in a recorded audio clip.

NBA community reacts to Donald Sterling's lifetime ban
Silver banned Sterling for life from any association from the Clippers organization or the NBA. He is not allowed to attend any games or practice, or be involved in any business relating to the running of the team. Sterling is also fined $2.5 million dollars, the maximum amount allowed by the NBA.

Oprah Slams Clippers Owner Donald Sterling: 'A Plantation Mentality' (Video)
The mogul, on CBS This Morning to promote her new tea line with Starbucks, said Sterling's comments remind her of "a plantation mentality in the 21st century, in 2014. It just doesn't fit."

Spike Lee: Sterling Has 'Mentality Of A Slave Master, Sees His Players As Slaves

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Welcome to the Finger-Wagging Olympics

Rutgers students occupy campus building to protest Condoleezza Rice speech
Rutgers University students are staging a sit-in at the Old Queens administration building in New Brunswick to protest the selection of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker.

Botched Oklahoma execution leaves inmate writhing on gurney
After the failure of a 20-minute attempt to execute him, Clayton Lockett was left to die of a heart attack in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma state penitentiary in McAlester. A lawyer said Lockett had effectively been "tortured to death".

Study: 1 in 25 sentenced to death in U.S. likely innocent

Five Stunning Facts About America's Prison System You Haven't Heard

Man Arrested After Taping Arrest With Cell Phone

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