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Supreme Court says 9/11 detainees can’t sue

By a vote of 4 to 2, the Supreme Court has ruled that the men detained after the September 11 attacks cannot sue U.S. law enforcement officials, writes Mark Sherman for the Associated Press The vote ends a lawsuit filed against former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, former immigration chief James […]

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Ground Zero recovery worker from Queens targeted by immigration authorities for deportation 

Carlos Humberto Cardona, 48, is facing deportation for an incident 30 years ago, report Edgar Sandoval and Andrew Keshner in the New York Daily News. Mr. Cardona is from Colombia and came here in 1986 at the age of 17 after his elder brothers, both police officers, were killed. Mr. Cardona worked with Milro Construction, helping with clean-up work at […]

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Facebook wants to use artificial intelligence to block terrorists online

Facebook has announced that it will improve its systems to flag and remove posts that provoke extremism, hate speech or terrorism, reported Hamza Shaban in the Washington Post. The company plans to increase the number of employees who scan for such posts, as well as working with automation and artificial intelligence. Currently, Facebook has 150 employees who consider […]

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