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  • Appeals court gives temporary okay to Wisconsin voter ID law

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in Chicago said on Friday that Wisconsin can implement its 2012 law requiring voters to present photo identification at the ballot box, allowing the state to put the new rules into effect at the general election in...
  • Colorado mistakenly sends valid driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

    DENVER (Reuters) - More than 500 illegal immigrants in Colorado mistakenly received driver's licenses or photo identification cards intended for U.S. citizens because of a vendor's printing error, the company and state officials said on Friday....
  • U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data

    U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data
    The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday. The documents shed new light on how the government dealt with U.S....
  • Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.

    Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.
    Worsening conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel working there to immigrate to the United States under a special program that expedites their applications, according to Colombian officials who help process many...
  • New Ivory Coast citizens cast off specter of statelessness

    TENKODOUGOU Ivory Coast (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three years after the civil war, patriotic sentiment is running high on Independence Day in Ivory Coast. But in seven, small hamlets hidden in the lush green cocoa fields of the central belt, the...
  • If I was an identity thief, today's mail would have been a golden ticket

    If I was an identity thief, today's mail would have been a golden ticket
    When I spoke with online security and identity theft expert Neal O'Farrell yesterday about the Home Depot data breach, he told me that a corporation's best security measures can be rendered useless by the slip-up of a single employee. What I got in the...
  • Fraud crackdown would lift Congress' approval: Editorial

    Fraud crackdown would lift Congress' approval: Editorial
    A recent national Gallup poll pegged public approval for Congress at just 14 percent — one of the lowest ratings ever measured by the venerable polling company in the fall of a midterm election year. Congress is about as popular with Americans...
  • Protect yourself after a data breach

    I returned from vacation this week to find one of those lovely letters at home alerting me that my personal information may have been stolen in the data breach that hit physicians affiliated with Community Health Systems. The next day I heard about...
  • Texas presents witnesses in defense of voter ID law

    AUSTIN, Texas Lawyers from the Texas attorney general's office presented witnesses Wednesday in federal court defending the state voter ID law as necessary and attempting to rebuff claims that it is discriminatory. The state's case in the federal trial,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Passport To Connecticut Libraries At Wethersfield Library

    The Connecticut Library Association is proud to sponsor the first "Passport to Connecticut Libraries" program, which will run in all participating public libraries including the Wethersfield Library through Sept. 30. Libraries will offer stamped paper...
  • U.S. reviewing how foreign air passengers are screened for terror ties

    Concerned about a potential terrorist attack, U.S. authorities are reviewing systems used to screen airplane passengers with Western passports before they board flights to the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday....