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Warren Buffett’s Mortgage Companies Set Up to Cater to White Clients

Trident Mortgage Co. helps more families buy homes in Philadelphia and neighboring Camden, New Jersey, than any other company, but it primarily serves one demographic: white people.

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Hate Report: Facebook Pages Glorified the 'Incel' Mass Killer

In this week’s Hate Report, we look at the online fandom around the “incel” mass killer the Toronto van attack suspect cited as an inspiration for his terrorism and a dispatch from our reporter from the scene of last weekend’s neo-Nazi rally in Georgia.

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The Astonishing Discriminatory Tactics of Companies Hiring Temp Workers: Black Applicants Losing Out Big Time

By all accounts, Automation Personnel Services Inc. aims to please its customers.

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U.S. Police Get Antiterror Training in Israel on Privately Funded Trips

The clouds of tear gas, flurries of projectiles and images of police officers outfitted in military-grade hardware in Ferguson, Missouri, have reignited concerns about the militarization of domestic law enforcement in the United States.

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Leaked Intel Memo Directs Police to Pipe Down on Facebook

In February 2009, Gary Waters went to court in Brooklyn, accused of possessing a loaded 9mm handgun and bundle of ammo while on parole for burglary. It looked like a simple case. But Waters escaped the charge. Why? The NYPD officer named Vaughan Ettienne who arrested Waters had a MySpace persona defense attorneys seized on as evidence of his tendency toward police misconduct. Ettienne’s social-media profile allegedly described his mood as “devious,” and in a status update, he claimed to watch the movie Training Day for brushing up on “proper police procedure.”

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How Long Before Facebook Hands Over Your Personal Information to the Government?

It’s often done in secret. Law enforcement investigators seek access to private user information stored by Web sites, routinely imposing a gag order that prohibits the Internet company from telling anyone about the demand.

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Is Wikileaks Driving Bank of America to Seize Domains?

A little-known company that specializes in protecting the public image and product identity of Fortune 500 companies is quietly buying up hundreds of domain names that could be used to host online criticism of the mammoth financial services outfit Bank of America.

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Homeland Security Encourages Americans to Spy and Report on Their Neighbors

Urging everyday Americans to report suspicious activity they believe could be linked to terrorism remains a leading priority for Barack Obama’s homeland security secretary, Janet Napolitano. Bridge workers, shopping retailers, hoteliers, garbage collectors, patrol officers and your next-door neighbor have all been encouraged to notify authorities if they witness something out of the ordinary.

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Report Alleges Organ Harvesting Ring Linked to Kosovo Officials

European investigators on Tuesday disclosed chilling new details of organ trafficking in Kosovo and Albania, corroborating allegations raised in a 2009 investigation by the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and the BBC.

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Bureaucrats Use Government Databases to Snoop for Personal Information About Celebrities

One is characterized by extraordinary wealth, endless adoration and a certain place in history. The other endures grinding repetition, virtual anonymity and paychecks that seem to graduate at the slowest pace humanly possible over a period of decades.

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