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Two anti-torture protesters arrested at Dick Cheney’s house

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two protesters were arrested at the McLean, Virginia, home of former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday after 20 demonstrators, some in orange prison jumpsuits, walked onto his property to mark the 14th anniversary of the ope...

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Thousands march to honor victims of Paris attacks

Thousands march to honor victims of Paris attacksSeveral thousand people gather to pay tribute to the victims following a shooting by gunmen at the offices of the satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo during a demonstration in Marseille, January 10, 2015. French police searched for a female accomplice to militant Islamists behind deadly attacks on the satirical Charlie Hebdo weekly newspaper and a kosher supermarket and maintained a top-level anti-terrorist alert ahead of a Paris gathering with European leaders and demonstration set for Sunday. In the worst assault on France's homeland security for decades, 17 victims lost their lives in three days of violence that began with an attack on the Charlie Hebdo weekly on Wednesday and ended with Friday's dual hostage-taking at a print works outside Paris and kosher supermarket in the city. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson (FRANCE - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)

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George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.

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Obama turns focus to Internet security, privacy

Obama speaks during a visit to KnoxvilleBy Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will highlight plans next week to protect American consumers and businesses from cyber threats, a month after the most high-profile hacking attack on a U.S. company. Internet security became a national focus after a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blamed on North Korea. The attack and subsequent threats of violence against theaters prompted Sony to scale back its release of "The Interview", a comedy film that depicts the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. ...


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Obama to focus on cybersecurity issues next week

Continuing the break with State of the Union tradition, President Barack Obama will spend most of the coming week previewing more of the proposals he will outline in the address, including on identity theft, electronic privacy and cybersecurity, the Wh...

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North Korea hints at nuclear test moratorium

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a recoilless gun firing contest in in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News AgencySEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has told the United States that it is willing to impose a temporary moratorium on its nuclear tests if Washington scraps planned military drills with South Korea this year, the North's official news agency said Saturday.


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Man acquitted in Trayvon Martin case charged in domestic dispute

George Zimmerman listens to judge during a first-appearance hearing in Sanford, FloridaBy Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - George Zimmerman, a former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in a fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in 2013, was charged with aggravated assault on Saturday after his arrest in connection with a domestic disturbance in Florida. Zimmerman, wearing a blue jumpsuit and handcuffs, appeared before Florida Circuit Judge John D. Galluzzo who offered him a $5,000 bond, ordered him to turn over any firearms and restricted his travel to Seminole County in central Florida. “Anywhere else in the state and we have a problem,” the judge said. ...


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