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Reveal name of whistleblower in CBI chief’s document: Court

NEW DELHIThe Supreme Court on Monday directed Prashant Bhushan, who has levelled allegations against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ranjit Sinha of protecting accused in the 2G case, to reveal the name of the whistleblower from whom he ... [Published Oman Tribune - 22 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 5 reports

US lawmakers move toward arming Syrian rebels, with conditions

The US House of Representatives will begin debating legislation on Tuesday to give President Barack Obama approval for arming and training rebels who oppose both Islamic State militants and Syria's government.Republican lawmakers unveiled a measure, written ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 3 reports

Privacy advocates split over NSA reform bill

Senate Judiciary Committee, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Dirksen Senate Office Building -- 226, Washington, DC, 20002, United StatesA coalition including civil liberties groups and government whistleblowers has come out against a Senate bill ... [Published Benton Foundation - 35 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 3 reports

FBR asks airlines to collect 4pc advance tax from passengers

ISLAMABAD  - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday asked the airlines to collect advance tax from passengers at the time of issuing air tickets, either these are issued manually or electronically.The four percent advance tax on the air-tickets ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 50 mins ago]
Entities: Taxes, Pakistan, Revenue
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

La’s economy benefits from the ‘Ex-Im’

Sep 15, 2014 18:49by Michael HechtSept. 15, 2014In recent years, Greater New Orleans’ — and Louisiana’s — economy has been stronger than ever. The region was recently ranked the top region in the country for export growth by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ... [Published The Advocate - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Ukraine outrage over delay on EU trade deal

KIEV: Ukrainian Presi­dent Petro Poroshenko faces a strong backlash from some of his staunchest supporters for bowing to Russian pressure and postponing the implementation of an EU trade pact which is due to be ratified on Tuesday.Several of them have ... [Published DAWN Group - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

EU Requests WTO Ruling on Russian Tariffs on Imported Vans

GENEVA — The European Union wants the World Trade Organization to rule on its dispute with Moscow over tariffs on vans exported from the EU to Russia, the WTO said Monday.The EU originally took the dispute to the WTO in May, seeking to force Moscow to scrap ... [Published Moscow Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

U.S. Ranks Near The Bottom For Tax Competitiveness: We're #32!

Today, the Tax Foundation released its 2014 International Tax Competitiveness Index (ITCI). The ITCI measures the competitiveness of tax systems in the 34 countries in the the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) based on criteria ... [Published Forbes.com - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Taxes, OECD, United States
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Victim impact statements ‘used to influence judges’

A retired High Court judge has claimed victims of crime sometimes use victim impact statements to try to influence a judge ahead of sentencing.Justice Barry White, who sat for the final time at the Central Criminal Court last week, made the comments as ... [Published Irish Examiner - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Grand jury now has until January to decide whether to charge Ferguson officer

The grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be criminally charged in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown now has until Jan. 7 to decide.Click to Continue » ... [Published McClatchy DC - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

SC order on whistleblowers' identity raises possibility of inter-agency or intra-CBI tussle

NEW DELHI: Monday's SC directive asking for the identity of "whistleblowers" who provided CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's visitors' log to lawyer Prashant Bhushan raises the possibility of an inter-agency or an intra-CBI fight and has implications for whistleblowing, ... [Published Economic Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

If the justices pick any of these seven same-sex marrage cases, the impact could be huge.

Supporters of gay marriage have : In the past year, federal courts across the country have nullified same-sex marriage bans in states. Yet these victories are complicated by the lack of a national legal standard on gay marriage: For now, it remains a ... [Published Mother Jones - 6 hours ago]

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"Consensual acts between two adult men should never have been a crime" he said on Tuesday
"The USA Freedom Act has significant potential to degrade, rather than improve, the surveillance status quo," the letter warns. "At best, even if faithfully implemented, the current bill will erect limited barriers to Section 215, only one of the various legal justifications for surveillance, create additional loopholes, and provide a statutory framework for some of the most problematic surveillance policies, all while reauthorizing the Patriot Act." Signers of the letter include NSA whistleblowers William Binney and Thomas Drake, as well as journalist Daniel Ellsberg, who revealed the PentagonPentagon...
1. On September 12 (Fri.), mutual notifications necessary for the entry into force of the "Protocol Amending the Convention between Japan and Sweden for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income" (signed on December 5, 2013) were completed

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