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PBC News & Comment: FOIA Junkie Jason Leopold Testifies before House Committee

Our friend and colleague Jason Leopold, FOIA’s “frequent filer” testifies before House Oversight Committee on hurdles he’s faced from agencies….

--Senate scramble to reinstate expired sections of Patriot Act as McConnell maneuvers to keep FISA court rulings secret

--AP breaks story about FBI’s fleet of small planes with “dirt boxes” that capture cellphone data within reach

--TSA’s airport security theater gets rotten tomato review: 95% of test weapons got through security checkpoints

--breaking stories: FIFA boss Sepp Blatter will step down

--FBI agent in Boston kills suspect with knife who allegedly charged toward the agent

--Gitmo prisoner Majid Khan discloses sexual abuse, rectal feeding, worse than Senate torture report said; CCR demands Brennan be sacked, full report released

--Seattle’s “kayaktivist” protesters draw tweets from Obama about Arctic drilling, as Earthjustice sues to overturn Shell’s drilling leases

--Sheldon Adelson gathers with other rich Zionists to attack BDS movement aimed at Israel

--federal appeals court judge says that California executed a “likely innocent” man in 1998, reports S.F. Chronicle