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PBC News & Comment Friday, August 10

Ohio Republicans scheme to steal another presidential election;  San Francisco mayor drops “stop’n’frisk” proposal after protests…–new Consumer Protection Bureau publishes new rules for mortgage administration, bringing Dodd-Frank law to about 20% implemented

–Google hit with biggest-ever FTC fine, for gathering data from the Safari web browser

–Afghan files legal action in Britain to disclose British role in designation of targets for Obama’s kill list

–counterterrorism czar John Brennan spins about Yemen in CFR speech, and Wired writer Spencer Ackerman deduces what Brennan left out of his speech

–new computer virus hits computers at banks in Lebanon

–right wing billionaire Sheldon Adelson has sued the National Democratic Jewish Council for urging Romney and GOP to reject Adelson money until investigations are complete