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Encryption creating a barrier for police, documents suggest


OTTAWA—The growing popularity of programs that protect online privacy is creating a barrier for police and security agencies ability to intercept and use data, documents obtained by the Star suggest. Public Safety officials warned Minister Ralph Goodale in November that encryption — the ability to mask communications so only the …

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20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attack


DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) – Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 hostages were killed during the 10-hour standoff, and a survivor’s father said the attackers …

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Swathi murder case: ‘Silent’ Ramkumar was infatuated with Infosys techie, killed her after she refused to be friends with him


Chennai: In a major breakthrough, the Chennai Police on Friday night arrested a man suspected to have brutally murdered a 24-year-old woman IT professional here. Addressing a press conference, Chennai Police Commissioner TK Rajendran on Saturday said the 22-year-old accused, identified as P Ramkumar, used to stalk Infosys techie Swathi. …

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Why speculate about China blocking India’s NSG bid: VK Singh


Ballia: Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Saturday stirred up a controversy by disapproving reports that China blocked India`s bid for entry in to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Expressing surprise over such media reports, VK Singh said that the plenary meeting in Seoul did not …

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Sikh musician claims he was racially profiled at US restaurant


A Sikh musician has claimed he was racially profiled while having lunch at a restaurant in Orlando when a “concerned citizen” called police to investigate him for carrying a “suspicious container” which just contained his bamboo flutes. Neelamjit Dhillon was having lunch in Orlando, Florida, when police responded to a …

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