Breaking News Writer in Boston
Daniel DeFraia is a GlobalPost Breaking News Writer in Boston. He can be reached at DanDeFraia@gmail.com.
NYC's new mayor said the NYPD's habit of stopping and frisking people on the street had "unfairly targeted young African-American and Latino men."
The leader of a moderate Syrian media activist group known for its satirical posters and videos, Fares was reportedly shot in an alleged assassination attempt after returning from a short US tour.
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Tech companies like Apple and Microsoft can now publicly report in broad terms some types of consumer data requests the government asks of them. And Apple just did.
Of all the Pirate Bay's new uploads, 35 percent were porn, while TV and movies made up 44 percent. Music came it at a paltry 9 percent, according to new data.
Snowden told the German public broadcaster that the NSA is "engaged in economic spying," according to text released before the interview's full airing on Sunday.
Anti-government protestors battled with police near Dynamo Stadium after new laws meant to end the protest movement sparked violent clashes.
In remarks almost certainly prepared or at least sanctioned by North Korea, Bae appealed for his release and said the North does 'not abuse human rights.'
The rally was the biggest this year in a cycle of pro-Europe protests convulsing the former Soviet republic.
The Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival includes a camel beauty contest, and in Yemen men leap over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival.
The celebrity gossip website TMZ published graphic photos that it claims show Marines 'rifling through the pocket of the pants on a corpse,' and posing next to a skull.