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After weeks of political wrangling, the  USA Freedom Act  was enacted to limit domestic spying by the National Security Agency.

New Snowden Docs Show NSA Widened Its Spying on Hackers

After weeks of political wrangling, the USA Freedom Act was enacted to limit domestic spying by the National Security Agency.

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Flashbang grenades produce blinding flashes of light and deafening booms without the explosions created by normal grenades, and police use them to distract and disorient suspects…

Police Flash Grenade Investigation

Flashbang grenades produce blinding flashes of light and deafening booms without the explosions created by normal grenades, and police use them to distract and disorient suspects…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Uncle Sam Wants to Protect Your Data

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles, weekdays at noon.

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