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August 20th, 2013
08:46 PM ET

Online companies collecting & selling your information

The Obama administration has been on the defensive over its spy agencies collecting information on people.

But, it's not only the government that's keeping tabs on you. Every time you search the Internet, a wealth of information about you, your family and your personal life is being collected and sold.

CNN's Tom Foreman has the OutFront investigation.


Filed under: News • Under Surveillance
August 20th, 2013
08:36 PM ET

Report: Courier led U.S. to al Qaeda meeting that prompted U.S. embassy closures

According to the Daily Beast, U.S. officials discovered an electronic meeting between more than 20 al Qaeda top leaders by following the Internet trail of an al Qaeda courier.

Exclusive: Courier Led U.S. to al Qaeda Internet Conference

It was that meeting that prompted the Obama administration to issue a massive terror alert, ordering the unprecedented closing of nearly two dozen U.S. embassies in the Mideast and North Africa earlier this month.

Josh Rogin is the Daily Beast reporter who broke this story.


Filed under: al Qaeda • News
August 20th, 2013
01:24 PM ET

Oscar Pistorius indicted in killing girlfriend

In South Africa, Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius charged with premeditated murder in Reeva Steenkamp death

Pistorius - nicknamed "the blade runner" has admitted to shooting Steenkamp on Valentine's day this year, claiming he mistook her for an intruder.

Robyn Curnow is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: International • Justice • News • Pistorius Case
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