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In 2008 Mumbai Attacks, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle

nytimes.com — In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai, India's commercial gem. Mr. Shah, the technology chief of Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pakistani terror group, and fellow conspirators used Google Earth to show militants the routes to their targets in the city.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @mattdpearce: Huge NYT story about the 2008 Mumbai attack, "among the most devastating near-misses in the history of spycraft." nytimes.com/2014/12/22/wor…

Dec 21, 2014

RT @jswatz: Big journalism, big results—NYT, ProPublica & Frontline on Mumbai attack from Snowden docs & reporting in 3 countries http://t.…

Dec 21, 2014

In 2008 Mumbai Attacks, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle , via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/12/22/wor…

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A Divided City Mourns the Deaths of Two Officers

nytimes.com — One day after two New York City police officers were shot at point-blank range and killed while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn, targeted by a gunman apparently solely because they were officers, Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to both calm a city on edge and repair a deepening rift with the Police Department.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @RaniaKhalek: Shaneka Thompson, 29. That's the name of the ex-girlfriend he shot before killing 2 NYPD officers. She has a name. mobile.nytimes.com/2014/12/22/nyr…

Dec 21, 2014

NYTimes: Before Shooting Two Officers, Gunman Bragged About His Plans nyti.ms/1zkRSh8

Dec 21, 2014

Shaneka Thompson, 29. That's the name of the ex-girlfriend he shot before killing 2 NYPD officers. She has a name. mobile.nytimes.com/2014/12/22/nyr…

Dec 21, 2014

Didn't realize this: 2 Con Ed workers witnessed yesterday's NYPD shooting and chased the gunman nzzl.me/1wc0VcU

Dec 21, 2014

RT @marknyt: Before Shooting Two Officers, Gunman Bragged About His Plans nyti.ms/1zkRSh8

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Hacking at Sony Over ‘The Interview’ Reveals Hollywood’s Failings, Too

nytimes.com — Kim Jong-un, who appears to be America's newly self-appointed minister of culture, has decided that "The Interview," the Seth Rogen film about North Korea that includes Mr. Kim's assassination, will not be released.
Dec 21, 2014

Hacking at Sony Over ‘The Interview’ Reveals Hollywood’s Failings, Too fb.me/1vZ9IPLfL

Dec 21, 2014

Scathing/insightful attack on many villains from sony/north korea scandal nyti.ms/1GLiqZS

Dec 21, 2014

RT @carr2n: Sony hack pulls back curtain on a rogue's gallery of cowardice. nyti.ms/1GLiqZS My bit on Hollywood spinelessness. #playthemovie

Dec 21, 2014

"A nightmare with a very long tail." @carr2nd on alarming ramifications of The Witness, from films to to newspapers. nyti.ms/1GLiqZS

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Two Police Officers Shot in Their Patrol Car in Brooklyn

nytimes.com — Two police officers were in critical condition after being shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, the authorities said. The shooting took place near Myrtle and Tompkins Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant. "It looks like they were shot in the upper body," Deputy Chief Kim Royster said.
Dec 21, 2014

Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide nyti.ms/1GFB19r

Dec 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: Police salute ambulances carrying the bodies of two NYPD officers killed Saturday in Brooklyn nyti.ms/1wZKC6U pic.twitter.com/67aYFRtW43

Dec 21, 2014

Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide - NYTimes.com nytimes.com/2014/12/21/nyr…

Dec 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: Police salute ambulances carrying the bodies of two NYPD officers killed Saturday in Brooklyn nyti.ms/1wZKC6U pic.twitter.com/67aYFRtW43

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A Scourge Is Spreading. M.T.A.’s Cure? Dude, Close Your Legs.

nytimes.com — It is the bane of many female subway riders. It is a scourge tracked on blogs and on Twitter. And it has a name almost as distasteful as the practice itself. It is manspreading, the lay-it-all-out sitting style that more than a few men see as their inalienable underground right.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @emmagf: Our story on #manspreading, the bane of many female subway riders, and the @MTA's new ads to discourage it: nyti.ms/1CjLftJ

Dec 21, 2014

RT @BklynBckstretch: Primary sources, etiquette experts, & male reproductive doctor. Serious research. mobile.nytimes.com/2014/12/21/nyr… http://t.co/…

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