http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/series/mortgage-mess/Error-Claims-Cast-Doubt-on-Bank-of-America-Foreclosures-in-Bay-Area-204764581.html

Error Claims Cast Doubt on Bank of America Foreclosures in Bay AreaBy Matt Drange and Amy Julia Harris, Center for Investigative Reporting and Elizabeth Wagner, NBC Bay Area Published: April 25, 2013 Joji Thomas was desperate to save his home. The San Francisco mechanical engineer sold his car, tapped into his wife’s savings and begged friends for money.

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http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/11/13/meditating-measurably-changes-the-brain-even-when-not-actively-meditating/

Meditating Measurably Changes The Brain Even When Not Actively Meditating – Waking Times ” Waking TimesApril McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating.

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http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/04/looking-forward-not-backward-is-not-only-stupid-its-also-illegal.html

“Looking Forward, Not Backward” Is Not Only Stupid … It’s Also IllegalObama’s Failure to Prosecute Wall Street Fraud Or Torture Harms Our Country … And Violates the Law Failing to prosecute the fraud of the big banks is dooming our economy. But it’s also illegal. Specifically, one of the top experts on bank fraud – William K.

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http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130422020049-8451-the-tech-industry-s-darkest-secret-it-s-all-about-age

The Tech Industry’s Darkest Secret: It’s All About AgeThey don’t prepare you for this in college or admit it in job interviews. The harsh reality is that if you are middle-aged, write computer code for a living, and earn a six-figure salary, you’re headed for the unemployment lines. Your market value declines as you age and it becomes harder and harder to get a job.

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Bloomberg Says Interpretation of Constitution Will ‘Have to Change’ After Boston BombingIn the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday the country’s interpretation of the Constitution will “have to change” to allow for greater security to stave off future attacks. “The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry,” Mr. Bloomberg said during a press conference in Midtown.

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WikiLeaks wins case against Visa contractor ordered to pay ‘$204k per month if blockade not lifted’ – RT NewsIceland’s Supreme Court has ruled that Valitor (formerly Visa Iceland) must pay WikiLeaks $204,900 per month or $2,494,604 per year in fines if it continues to blockade the whistle-blowing site. The court upheld the decision that Valitor had unlawfully terminated its contract with WikiLeaks’ donation processor, DataCell.

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http://www.valuewalk.com/2013/04/a-comma-gives-legal-victory-to-aig-over-bank-of-america/

A Comma Gives Legal Victory To AIG Over Bank Of AmericaThe placement of a comma in a law written in 1919 was the deciding factor in an appeal between American International Group Inc (AIG) and Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) has beaten Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) on an appeal in its mortgage fraud suit-because of a single comma.

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Someone (Bankruptcy Trustee Freeh) Finally Sues Jon Corzine Over MF Global

Mirabile Dictu! Someone (Bankruptcy Trustee Freeh) Finally Sues Jon Corzine Over MF Global ” naked capitalismThe great unwashed public might get to enjoy a bit of theater. MF Global bankruptcy trustee Louis Freeh filed suit against Jon Corzine and two other MF Global executives, Brad Abelow and Henri Steenkamp, for running the firm into the ground for breach of fiduciary duty of care, breach of fiduciary duty of loyalty, and breach of fiduciary duty of oversight.

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Law professor makes a case for legally recognizing the Dangers of Surveillance

Law professor makes a case for legally recognizing the Dangers of SurveillanceThe Dangers of Surveillance, written by Neil M. Richards, Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, was recently published on the Social Science Research Network. In it, Richards proposed “four principles that should guide the future development of surveillance law.”

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Boston suspect was under FBI surveillance, mother says

Boston suspect was under FBI surveillance, mother saysMOSCOW (Reuters) – One of the two ethnic Chechens suspected by U.S. officials of being behind the Boston Marathon bombings had been under FBI surveillance for at least three years, his mother said. Zubeidat Tsarnaeva told the English-language Russia Today state television station in a phone interview, a recording of which was obtained by Reuters, that she believed her sons were innocent and had been framed.

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Pavlovian Politics: Leaders Line Up To Call For Increased Surveillance In Aftermath of Boston Bombing

Pavlovian Politics: Leaders Line Up To Call For Increased Surveillance In Aftermath of Boston BombingPavlovian Politics: Leaders Line Up To Call For Increased Surveillance In Aftermath of Boston Bombing Below is my column today in USA Today on the Boston bombing and the call for new security laws and expanded surveillance.

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What rights should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev get and why does it matter?

What rights should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev get and why does it matter?Shortly before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an American citizen, was apprehended last night, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham advocated on Twitter that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect be denied what most Americans think of as basic rights. “If captured,” Graham wrote, I hope [the] Administration will at least consider holding the Boston suspect as [an] enemy combatant for intelligence gathering purposes.”

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