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NY Senate leader Dean Skelos, son target of federal investigation: report

Dean SkelosFederal prosecutors have started presenting evidence to a grand jury considering a case against state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Prosecutors have been looking into the Long Island Republican and son Adam Skelos regarding possible conflict of interest and violations of federal corruption statutes, an unidentified source told The Times.

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Voting machine password hacks as easy as 'abcde', details Virginia state report

voting machine passwordsTouchscreen voting machines used in numerous elections between 2002 and 2014 used “abcde” and “admin” as passwords and could easily have been hacked from the parking lot outside the polling place, according to a state report.

The AVS WinVote machines, used in three presidential elections in Virginia, “would get an F-minus” in security, according to a computer scientist at tech research group SRI International who had pushed for a formal inquiry by the state of Virginia for close to a decade.

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Right-wing group blamed in leak of U.S. officials' home addresses

right wing extremistU.S. authorities are investigating the online leak of home addresses of senior officials and former officials from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies, CBS News reported on Wednesday.

Investigators believe a right-wing group was behind posting the information, CBS reported, citing unidentified sources.

The Department of Homeland Security confirmed the leak but would not elaborate on who was affected or how many addresses had been leaked.

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Obama to Drop Cuba From List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

Obama takes Cuba off terror listPresident Barack Obama notified Congress that he intends to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, less than a week after meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro in Panama.

The move is the most significant act by the administration since Obama began restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba in December after more than a half century of estrangement. Cuba was put on the terrorism list in 1982.

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Our Coming Theocratic Hell: The Right’s “Religious Freedom” Push Is Just the Beginning

politics and religionBy now, it’s clear that Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act was crafted to empower piously bigoted entrepreneurs and companies desirous of freelancing with their own “Jim Crow for gays” restrictions, and to let them cite as legal justification for doing so their precious religious sensibilities.

The RFRA, said the original text, sought to give judicial succor to those who found that their “exercise of religion . . . has been substantially burdened,” or was just “likely to be substantially burdened” by performing services for people their faith’s sacred credos enjoin them to abhor (gays, in this case). The ensuing uproar in the media and business circles compelled Indiana’s state Senate to amend the legislation to prevent its deployment against the LBGT community, but state Democrats are still calling for its repeal.

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Marco Rubio Tells Donors He's Running For President

Marco RubioSen. Marco Rubio on Monday took on Hillary Rodham Clinton in his first words as a presidential candidate, telling top donors he is running for the Republican nomination because the 2016 race for the White House should be about the future, not the past.

The first-term Republican from Florida, 43, also told his most generous backers that he feels "uniquely qualified" to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream.

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Deal or not, many U.S. states will keep sanctions grip on Iran

States to continues sanctionsAs the United States and Iran come closer to a historic nuclear deal, many U.S. states are likely to stick with their own sanctions on Iran that could complicate any warming of relations between the long-time foes.

In a little known aspect of Iran's international isolation, around two dozen states have enacted measures punishing companies operating in certain sectors of its economy, directing public pension funds with billions of dollars in assets to divest from the firms and sometimes barring them from public contracts.

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