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U.S. appeals court revives Texas immigrant-harboring law

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(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday said Texas may resume enforcement of a 2015 state law making it a felony to harbor immigrants who entered the United States illegally.

Stop using SHA1: It’s now completely unsafe

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Security researchers have achieved the first real-world collision attack against the SHA-1 hash function, producing two different PDF files with the same SHA-1 signature. This shows that the algorithm's use for security-sensitive functions should be discontinued as soon as possible.
SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) dates back to 1995 and has been known to be vulnerable to theoretical attacks since 2005. The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology has banned the use of SHA-1 by U.S. federal agencies since 2010, and digital certificate authorities have not been allowed to issue SHA-1-signed certificates since Jan. 1, 2016, although .

Trump revokes federal protections for transgender students

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President Trump is hearing protests for reversing the Obama administration's order that transgender students at public schools must be allowed to use bathrooms based on the gender they identify with. The Trump administration says the policy should be decided at a state level. Major Garrett reports.

U.S. attorney general rescinds Obama-era memo phasing out private prisons

Added: 23.02.2017 21:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has rescinded a memo issued by the Obama administration that phased out the use of private contractors to run federal prisons.

FBI using billboards for tips in killings of 2 Indiana teens

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The FBI is using electronic billboards across Indiana to seek information in the killings of two teenage girls slain during a hiking trip, a federal agent said Thursday.

White House sees greater enforcement on recreational marijuana

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The administration of President Donald Trump expects to see greater federal enforcement of laws against the use of marijuana for recreational purposes, a White House spokesman said on Thursday.

Schools take steps to protect undocumented students

Added: 23.02.2017 20:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Chicago Public Schools say they will deny federal immigration agents access to district buildings and personnel unless served with a criminal warrant, the latest in a series of steps taken by US school officials to protect undocumented students.

Mexico Bracing For Long Battle With Trump Administration, FM Tells Lawmakers

Added: 23.02.2017 20:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mexico’s foreign minister reportedly told lawmakers in private comments the country is bracing for a “long” battle with the Trump administration and Mexico is prepared to retaliate with new tariffs if necessary, The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday “We are here preparing for a battle that is going to be long. This is not going to be resolved in three days.” – Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray In his remarks, obtained by the newspaper La Jornada, Videgaray told federal deputies was prepared to slap new tariffs on U.S.-made goods should Trump press forward on his threat to impose an export tax of 20 percent or more on goods imported from Mexico to the United States, the Times...

Removal of Student Painting in Capital Leads to Federal Lawsuit

Added: 23.02.2017 20:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Representative William Lacy Clay, Democrat of Missouri, filed a suit arguing that the removal of a high school student’s work violated the artist’s rights.

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