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  • Nothing to fear from phony email threats

    Nothing to fear from phony email threats
    Sometimes scammers try so hard to scare people into opening their wallets that they overdo it and lose their intended effect. The email Birdine Remaley Jr. of Whitehall Township got recently is a good example. It tried to be threatening and startled...
  • The 'terrorist screening database': Are they all terrorists?

    This page has criticized the government's infamous "no-fly list" because it is so manifestly susceptible to error. Now comes new information about how the federal government compiles the bigger, broader "terrorist screening database" from which the no-fly...
  • Ana Veciana-Suarez: Hackers make life a pain in the password

    Wait! Didn't I just finish doing a switcheroo of all my passwords? About three months ago, when the Heartbleed encryption bug was discovered, I painstakingly sifted through all my online accounts banking, social media, investments and emails to change...
  • Taking countermeasures against fake IRS callers

     Taking countermeasures against fake IRS callers
    Write this down and tape it to your grandparents' telephone: The Internal Revenue Service does not contact people by phone to demand payment for unpaid taxes or threaten them with arrest or deportation if they do not send money immediately. The IRS...
  • Haiti offers reward in prison break, vows to capture escapees

    The alleged head of a kidnapping ring remained on the run Monday along with hundreds of other inmates after the biggest jailbreak in Haiti since a devastating earthquake shattered the National Penitentiary, sending more than 4,500 prisoners into the...
  • Is a Social Security number required to buy a new car?

    Erica recently purchased a new car, and she intended to pay the full amount up front with a personal check. Nevertheless, she said the dealer insisted that she provide her Social Security number. Erica objected, saying it wasn't necessary because she...
  • Iraqis who aided US military seek to resettle here amid new violence

    ATLANTA Terrorists sought to kidnap and kill Hadi Lazim when he served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Baghdad during the war in Iraq. He fled to the U.S. with a special visa in 2010 and has steadily helped his five sons legally immigrate here...
  • Proposal could create more voting districts anchored by minorities

    Proposal could create more voting districts anchored by minorities
    Minority groups seeking more influence in local government would have a potentially powerful new tool at their disposal under a proposed expansion of the California Voting Rights Act. The way Los Angeles County — among others jurisdictions —...
  • Police shut down henna tattoo stands on the O.C. boardwalk

    Police shut down henna tattoo stands on the O.C. boardwalk
    Ocean City Police have shut down a number of henna tattoo stands on the boardwalk after the operators were found to be working in violation of their visa permits. A joint police investigation with ICE Homeland Security found 10 individuals with F-1...
  • Yes, tech jobs are still golden, but...

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm in my 20s and considering investing in education to pursue a high-tech career. Is this still a good choice in the U.S., considering the worldwide competition from workers who are paid less? What are some of the most desirable tech jobs? --...
  • Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies report 2nd-qtr earnings

    Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies report 2nd-qtr earnings
    Lincolnshire-based Zebra Technologies’ and Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions’ stocks fell after they both posted second-quarter earnings declines and Motorola reported a drop in sales for a unit Zebra is set to purchase from it by year&...