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McCaul: Expect more small scale ISIS attacks on July 4

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:40pm
Even if there were a court order, we could not see these communications, says Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul.
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Dolezal: There's 'no proof' I am parents' daughter

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:38pm
Rachel Dolezal is challenging her white parents to prove that her birth certificate is legitimate. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux has the details.
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FBI agent attacked with knife during ISIS investigation

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:37pm
The investigation is related to a plot to bomb the George Washington bridge, which connects New Jersey to Manhattan. CNN's Evan Perez reports.
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A white NAACP chapter president weighs in on Dolezal

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:32pm
Donald Harris is the President of the Maricopa County Chapter of the NAACP. He also happens to be White. He responds to the Rachel Dolezal scandal.
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Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?

Slashdot - June 17, 2015 - 1:31pm
George Maschke writes: Patrick G. Eddington writes in a Christian Science Monitor op-ed about indications that the government may be snooping on users of Surespot, a free and open source encrypted messaging app for Android and iOS. Such users include, but are hardly limited to, Islamic State militants. He writes in the piece: "Has encrypted chat service Surespot been compromised by the US government? Surespot user and former Army intelligence officer George Maschke recently published a provocative theory suggesting the answer is yes. Mr. Maschke’s key pieces of evidence are intriguing. In May 2014, he e-mailed 2Fours LLC, which is Surespot’s parent company, asking whether the company had ever received a National Security Letter (NSL), a court order to provide information, or other government request to cooperate in an investigation. He was assured in writing that 2Fours had received no such requests. That changed in November 2014, when Surespot’s founder, Adam Patacchiola, told Maschke via e-mail that 'we have received an e-mail asking us how to submit a subpoena to us which we haven’t received yet.'"

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Jeb Bush shrugs off Donald Trump

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:29pm
Jeb Bush crisscrosses Iowa in his presidential kickoff tour. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
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Summer camp for grownups

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:26pm
Adults are reliving their nostalgic summer camp days, and some are even getting to experience it for the first time. CNN's Rachel Crane goes to Camp No Counselors, a national summer camp for grown ups.
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Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence team up and cash in!

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:20pm
Megabucks for Pratt and Lawrence's next movie, Alec Baldwin's new baby, and Tommy Chong faces cancer
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Swing state poll: Clinton not honest, trustworthy

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:16pm
Poll numbers show a majority of swing state voters say they do not trust Hillary Clinton. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.
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Trump takes aim at Bush's suit, Rubio's hair

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:15pm
Donald Trump treks to Iowa and New Hampshire after 2016 debut. CNN's Joe Johns reports.
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Adm. Lord West: Putin is using very dangerous rhetoric

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 1:14pm
Fmr. Security Minister Adm. Lord Alan West says Western Europe needs to be more heavily armed in the wake of Putin boosting Russia's nuclear arsenal.
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Privacy Advocates Leave In Protest Over U.S. Facial Recognition Code of Conduct

Slashdot - June 17, 2015 - 12:47pm
Taco Cowboy writes: Nine privacy advocates involved in the Commerce Department process for developing a voluntary code of conduct for the use of facial recognition technology withdrew in protest over technology industry lobbyists' overwhelming influence on the process. "At a base minimum, people should be able to walk down a public street without fear that companies they've never heard of are tracking their every movement — and identifying them by name — using facial recognition technology," the privacy advocates wrote in a joint statement. "Unfortunately, we have been unable to obtain agreement even with that basic, specific premise." The Commerce Department, through its National Telecommunications and Information Administration, brought together "representatives from technology companies, trade groups, consumer groups, academic institutions and other organizations" early last year "to kick off an effort to craft privacy safeguards for the commercial use of facial recognition technology." The goal was "to develop a voluntary, enforceable code of conduct that specifies how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies to facial recognition technology in the commercial context." But after a dozen meetings, the most recent of which was last week, all nine privacy advocates who have participated in the entire process concluded that they were thoroughly outgunned. "This should be a wake-up call to Americans: Industry lobbyists are choking off Washington's ability to protect consumer privacy," Alvaro Bedoya, executive director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, said in a statement. "People simply do not expect companies they've never heard of to secretly track them using this powerful technology. Despite all of this, industry associations have pushed for a world where companies can use facial recognition on you whenever they want — no matter what you say. This position is well outside the mainstream."

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The dangerous excitement of Lebanon

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 12:19pm
Alongside a controversial editor, Anthony Bourdain examines the political and culture instability of Lebanon. "Parts Unknown" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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How strained relations with Syria impacts Beirut

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 12:11pm
Amid strained relations between Lebanon and Syria, Bourdain learns of the struggles facing citizens of Beirut. "Parts Unknown" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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Riding Harley-Davidson's in Beirut

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 12:04pm
Anthony Bourdain learns about the motorcycle culture, food, and embattled buildings of Beirut. "Parts Unknown" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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"Let's Encrypt" Project To Issue First Free Digital Certificates Next Month

Slashdot - June 17, 2015 - 12:04pm
An anonymous reader writes: Let's Encrypt, the project that hopes to increase the use of encryption across websites by issuing free digital certificates, is planning to issue the first ones next month. Backed by the EFF, the Mozilla Foundation, the Linux Foundation, Akamai, IdenTrust, Automattic, and Cisco, Let's Encrypt will provide free-of-charge SSL and TSL certificates to any webmaster interested in implementing HTTPS for their products. The Stack reports: "Let's Encrypt's root certificate will be cross-signed by IdenTrust, a public key CA owned by smartphone government ID card provider HID Global. Website operators are generally hesitant to use SSL/TLS certificates due to their cost. An extended validation (EV) SSL certificates can cost up to $1,000. It is also a complication for operators to set up encryption for larger web services. Let's Encrypt aims to remove these obstacles by eliminating the related costs and automating the entire process."

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Professor: Rachel Dolezal has a right to be black

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 12:03pm
Brooke Baldwin speaks with Camille Gear Rich, professor of law and sociology at the USC Gould School of Law, about her provocative op-ed.
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Police shoot escaped tiger in Tbilisi after it kills man

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 11:59am
Police shoot an escaped white tiger after it mauls a man to death in Tbilisi, Georgia. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
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Jeb Bush canta al ritmo de Jimmy Fallon y en español

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 11:58am
El exgobernador de Florida cantó en español y dijo algunas bromas en el segmento de "noticias al ritmo de música" con el conductor Jimmy Fallon.
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Why Luanda, Angola is most expensive city for expats

CNN News Video - June 17, 2015 - 11:47am
Michael Specter of the New Yorker tells Fareed about expat life in Angola amidst the country's oil boom.
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