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Rights groups release software to detect government spyware

Spying shieldHuman rights group Amnesty International released free software on Thursday that allows users to determine if their computers are bugged by government intelligence agencies.

The program, Detekt, was designed specifically for human rights activists and journalists, whose computers governments regularly target, Amnesty said.

“Governments are increasingly using dangerous and sophisticated technology that allows them to read activists and journalists’ private emails and remotely turn on their computer’s camera or microphone to secretly record their activities,” said Marek Marczynski of Amnesty International.

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Banking culture breeds dishonesty, scientific study finds

banking indusstryA banking culture that implicitly puts financial gain above all else fuels greed and dishonesty and makes bankers more likely to cheat, according to the findings of a scientific study.

Researchers in Switzerland studied bank workers and other professionals in experiments in which they won more money if they cheated, and found that bankers were more dishonest when they were made particularly aware of their professional role.

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Gunman killed after three shot at Florida State University

Tallahassee shootingCampus police last night killed a gunman after three people were injured in a shooting at the library of Florida State University in Tallahassee.

Police locked down the campus as they hunted for the shooter. Students were warned of a "dangerous situation" and told to seek shelter and avoid doors or windows.  Officers finally confronted the gunman on the steps of the library, ordering him to drop his weapon. Instead he opened fire, and was shot dead by police.

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Pope Slams 'Right to Die' Movement

Right to DiePope Francis denounced the right to die movement on Saturday, saying that euthanasia is a sin against God and creation.

The Latin American pontiff said it was a “false sense of compassion” to consider euthanasia as an act of dignity.

Earlier this month, the Vatican’s top bioethics official condemned as “reprehensible” the death by assisted suicide of a 29-year-old American woman, Brittany Maynard, who was suffering terminal brain cancer and said she wanted to die with dignity.

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Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations

Bill CosbyComedian Bill Cosby, in an interview that aired on Saturday, declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks.

Cosby, 77, responded by shaking his head to signal "No" at least twice when NPR's Scott Simon asked him to respond to the sexual assault accusations, including those made by former aspiring actress Barbara Bowman in an op-ed in the Washington Post earlier in the week.

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‘Evil, abnormal beast’: FBI’s ‘suicide note’ to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. revealed 50 years later

MLKDr. Martin Luther King Jr. was called “an evil, abnormal beast” in an anonymous letter FBI agents sent the civil rights leader in 1964 in an effort to get him to commit suicide, a newly published, unredacted version of the note, shows.

The disturbing missive, which details intimate knowledge of King’s extramarital affairs, was sent in the days before he was to receive the Nobel Peace Prize and is written under the guise of a civil rights supporter angry with the movement’s leader.

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New Deaths Deepen Air-Bag Crisis as Investigators Summon Takata

Toyota recallAn air-bag crisis ensnaring the world’s largest automakers is deepening after Honda Motor Co. (7267) disclosed another death, a grand jury subpoenaed Takata Corp. (7312) and a U.S. Senate committee scheduled a hearing for next week.

Defective Takata air bags caused the July 27 death in Malaysia of a woman in a 2003 Honda City subcompact, said Akemi Ando, a spokeswoman for the carmaker. The pregnant woman’s unborn child also died, Honda said in a separate statement. The company was notified of the accident -- the first outside the U.S. -- one month later and is now recalling more than 170,000 additional vehicles worldwide because of a problem traced back to a Takata plant in Georgia, it said earlier.

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