Bill Bratton, Stop-And-Frisk Architect, Takes Over Nation’s Biggest Police Force

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NEW YORK — William Bratton was sworn in as New York City’s police commissioner on Thursday afternoon, marking the start of his second term at the helm of the city’s police department and his first under progressive new mayor Bill de Blasio. De Blasio surged to prominence in polls this summer as he promised to end what he described as an era of abuse and racial discrimination in the nation’s largest police force. But civil-liberties advocates and black and Latino community leaders have stopped short of applauding his choice for top cop. Bratton, who oversaw a precipitous drop in the crime rate when he led the New York City Police Department from 1994 to 1996, faces a number of questions this…

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NSA eyes encryption-breaking 'quantum' machine: report

WASHINGTON: The US National Security Agency is making strides toward building a “quantum computer” that could break nearly any kind of encryption, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The Post said leaked documents from fugitive ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden indicate the computer would allow the secret intelligence agency to break encryption […]

Bill Bratton, Stop-And-Frisk Architect, Takes Over Nation’s Biggest Police Force

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NEW YORK — William Bratton was sworn in as New York City’s police commissioner on Thursday afternoon, marking the start of his second term at the helm of the city’s police department and his first under progressive new mayor Bill de Blasio. De Blasio surged to prominence in polls this summer as he promised to end what he described as an era of abuse and racial discrimination in the nation’s largest police force. But civil-liberties advocates and black and Latino community leaders have stopped short of applauding his choice for top cop. Bratton, who oversaw a precipitous drop in the crime rate when he led the New York City Police Department from 1994 to 1996, faces a number of questions this…

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NSA eyes encryption-breaking 'quantum' machine: report

WASHINGTON: The US National Security Agency is making strides toward building a “quantum computer” that could break nearly any kind of encryption, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The Post said leaked documents from fugitive ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden indicate the computer would allow the secret intelligence agency to break encryption […]