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Verizon business call records secretly being turned over to FBI
The domestic surveillance requires Verizon to give up business call logs daily. The logs do not contain call content, only phone numbers and length of conversation. The surveillance has been ordered under the Foreign Intelligence Act, which allows tracking for "national security purposes."
Supreme Court ruling: After arrests, police can take DNA samples
The samples can be taken from people arrested for serious crimes, the Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 ruling. The procedure will help the police identify an arrestee, similar to fingerprinting, Justice Kennedy wrote.
James B. Comey to be named head of FBI
President Obama is expected to nominate Comey, 52, as director of the FBI. Comey, a Republican, is a "hedge fund executive and a former senior Justice Department official" for President Bush.
News Corp: not told of subpoena for reporter phone records
News Corp. said on Sunday that it had no record of being notified by the Justice Department nearly three years ago of a subpoena for the telephone records of a reporter at its Fox News cable channel.
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