- British authorities held David Miranda, Glenn Greenwald’s partner, for almost nine hours yesterday at Heathrow airport. Miranda’s cell phone, laptop, camera, and other equipment were confiscated. Member of Parliament Keith Vaz, who is the chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, has said that he will be asking police for information on Miranda’s detention.
- Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) says that Hillary Clinton shouted down a lawmaker who called the assault on the American consulate in Benghazi last year a terrorist attack.
- Twenty-five Egyptian policemen have been killed in an ambush in the Sinai peninsula.
- Mogadishu is set to get its first traffic lights in twenty years.
- The murder rate in New Orleans fell 35 percent year-on-year in the second quarter.
- A security expert hacked Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall in order to illustrate a bug.
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