Dominique Strauss-Kahn to stand trial for pimping, French prosecutors say

Former IMF chief charged with aggravated pimping in connection with alleged prostitution ring at Carlton hotel in Lille Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, is to go on trial on charges of pimping in connection with an alleged prostitution ring at a luxury hotel in the northern French city of Lille … Continue reading

US will not seek death penalty for Edward Snowden, Holder tells Russia

Reports this week claimed Snowden had applied for asylum in Russia because he feared torture if he was returned to US The US has told the Russian government that it will not seek the death penalty for Edward Snowden should he be extradited, in an attempt to prevent Moscow from granting asylum to the former … Continue reading

Jesse Jackson urges Obama to ‘come home’ and tackle Chicago’s gun crisis

Jackson leads march in memory of Hadiya Pendleton and says Obama’s presence is ‘urgently needed’ to address problem The Rev Jesse Jackson has appealed to Barack Obama to “please come home” to Chicago and address the crisis in American urban life following the fatal shooting of a teenager less than a mile from Obama’s house … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama appear in joint 60 Minutes interview

Former rivals all smiles as president heaps praise upon outgoing secretary of state – and possible White House successor Once-bitter rivals Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton made doubly sure the hatchet was firmly shoved into the earth during an interview love-in on Sunday that may raise speculation over a much-touted White House run from the … Continue reading

FTC Urging App Developers to Be More Transparent When it Comes To Privacy

In February of 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a report, called “Mobile Apps for Kids: Current Privacy Disclosures are Disappointing,”on a survey of mobile apps directed at children that are available in Apple’s App Store and the Google Play app store. At the time, the report found that “Little or no information was … Continue reading