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After Bombing Sting, Hate Leader Warns Followers To Beware A Woman’s Charm

One of the leading white supremacists in the nation wants his followers to be wary of the women in their lives after an attractive female informant infiltrated the ranks of his associates.

How The Feds Brought Down Arizona’s Suspected White Supremacist ‘Serial’ Bombing Brothers

In a small trailer park in Catoosa, Okla., in 2005, an aging white supremacist made a startling claim to a woman he had met only earlier that day.

He told her he was a serial bomber.

Watchdog Group Sues FAA For Records On Domestic Drone Use

A digital rights and civil liberties group has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration, demanding that they release information on who is authorized to operate drones within the United States.

Gabrielle Giffords appears at vigil, leads Pledge of Allegiance

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) attended a vigil Sunday night to honor those killed and wounded — herself included — in the Tucson shooting a year ago.

Credit Card Arbitration Trumps Lawsuits, Court Says

Consumers who sign credit card agreements that feature an arbitration clause cannot dispute fees or charges in court, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The 8-to-1 decision drew immediate fire from consumer advocates.

Oklahoma’s Islamic law amendment can’t go into effect, court rules

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that blocked the implementation of an Oklahoma law barring judges from considering international or Islamic law in their decisions.

Doomsday Clock one minute closer to doom

WASHINGTON — The world needs a wakeup call, says the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

By inching the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock — which symbolizes how close the world is to catastrophe — one minute closer to midnight (or world elimination) Tuesday, board members of the science organization said they hope political leaders will heed this call to action.

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