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Last week the Castro brothers announced the name of the man who, they said, will succeed Raul Castro when–or if–he retires at the end of the new five-year term as president to which he has just appointed himself. The name is Miguel Diaz-Canel.
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ERI files two briefs in U.S. Supreme Court challenging corporate immunity for human rights abuses | EarthRights InternationalERI filed two friend of the court briefs today in separate cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to find that corporations and other entities can be sued when they are responsible for violations of fundamental human rights, just as they can be for everyday injuries.
The FBI is asking Internet companies not to oppose a controversial proposal that would require firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google, to build in backdoors for government surveillance . In meetings with industry representatives, the White House, and U.S. senators, senior FBI officials argue the dramatic shift in communication from the telephone system to the Internet has made it far more difficult for agents to wiretap Americans suspected of illegal activities, CNET has learned. The FBI general counsel's office has drafted a proposed law that the bureau claims is the best solution: requiring that social-networking Web sites and providers of VoIP, instant messaging, and Web e-mail alter their code to ensure their products are wiretap-friendly.
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Brain scans predict which criminals are more likely to reoffend Doug Menuez/Getty Neuroimaging 'biomarker' linked to rearrest after incarceration. In a twist that evokes the dystopian science fiction of writer Philip K. Dick, neuroscientists have found a way to predict whether convicted felons are likely to commit crimes again … Current issue