Pirate Party May Soon Lead Iceland, Clinton Aides 'Wanted to Get Away With' Private Servers, Libertarians Sue Over Selfies: A.M. Links
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- Iceland may soon be ruled by a radical melee of "anarchists, hackers, libertarians and Web geeks" who are calling themselves the Pirate Party.
- Top Hillary Clinton campaign staffer Neera Tanden suggested in a now-leaked email that Clinton's aides used private email servers because "they wanted to get away with it."
- Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, has been charged with contempt-of-court for refusing to stop immigration patrols after being ordered by a judge to do so. "We believe that when the final chapter is written, he will be vindicated," Arpaio's lawyer told AP.
- The Libertarian Party of Colorado's communications director has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on taking ballot selfies.
- A new study from the World Economic Forum claims that globally, woman work an average of 50 minutes more per day or 39 more days per year than men do.
- A federal jury has reached a partial verdict in the case of brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy and the five others who took over a public wildlife sanctuary building last January. But a note sent to the judge indicated that the jury could agree about only three of the seven defendants.
- Maryland lawyer Patrick Moran, an assistant state's attorney assigned to Baltimore's juvenile division, has been charged with possession of child pornography, making him at least the third U.S. law-enforcement officer charged for child porn this week
- The Washington Post calls false on the much-repeated statement that one in three women will have an abortion.
- The Obama administration is calling for a ban on non-compete agreements.