Daily Archive: June 7, 2013

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    911 Operator’s Racist Facebook Rant: ‘Black People Are Like Animals’

    Get up, a-get-get down, Dallas, because 911 is definitely a joke in your town. And you have racist — now terminated — operator, April Sims, to thank for it. Sims took to her Facebook page to post bigoted, stereotypical insults about Black people, particularly those who call 911. Though her page is private, a friend sent screen caps to a …

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    PRISM: US Government's Massive Phone, Internet Surveillance Exposed

    (AP) — A leaked document has laid bare the monumental scope of the government’s surveillance of Americans’ phone records – hundreds of millions of calls – in the first hard evidence of a massive data collection program aimed at combating terrorism under powers granted by Congress after the 9/11 attacks. At issue is a court order, first …