07 31 2014
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Report: U.S. Government Intercepts French Phone Calls on a 'Massive Scale'

A weekend report also said the NSA 'systematically' eavesdropped on the Mexican government

(CNN) -- The U.S. ambassador to France meet with French diplomats Monday over allegations that the National Security Agency intercepted more than 70 million phone calls in France over a 30-day period.

Read more: Report: U.S. Government Intercepts French Phone Calls on a 'Massive Scale'

Human Rights Watch Says Syrian Rebel Groups Are Committing Humans Rights Abuses

Other opposition groups are condemning the alleged abuses

Opposition fighters who attacked Alawite villages near the Syrian city of Latakia, killing at least 190 civilians, committed "serious abuses" that may amount to crimes against humanity, rights group Human Rights Watch said Friday.


Read more: Human Rights Watch Says Syrian Rebel Groups Are Committing Humans Rights Abuses

Afifa Ahmed-Shafi, 1978-2013

'Her passion for, and commitment to, social justice guided her life and her work. She taught us every day and made us better'

A Muslim Portlander, born on the Fourth of July, Ahmed-Shafi's career and community activism typified a love of country and a love of community even when the two at times seemed to be at odds with each other.


Read more: Afifa Ahmed-Shafi, 1978-2013

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