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Cell Phone Searches At Border Crossings Surge 1,100% In February Compared To 2015

The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States protects American citizens from "unreasonable searches and seizures" and requires "probable cause" to obtain a warrant for such searches.  But there are two places where the Fourth Amendment doesn't apply, even for U.S. citizens, and that's at border crossings and airports.  Now, according to an investigation by NBC News, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are seriously ramping up efforts to take advantage of that fact. 

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Cell Phone Searches At Border Crossings Surge 1,100% In February Compared To 2015

The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States protects American citizens from "unreasonable searches and seizures" and requires "probable cause" to obtain a warrant for such searches.  But there are two places where the Fourth Amendment doesn't apply, even for U.S. citizens, and that's at border crossings and airports.  Now, according to an investigation by NBC News, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are seriously ramping up efforts to take advantage of that fact. 

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Preet Bharara Fans Speculation He Was Probing Trump When He Was Fired

There may have been much more to the termination of US attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, than meets the casual glance.

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Preet Bharara Fans Speculation He Was Probing Trump When He Was Fired

There may have been much more to the termination of US attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, than meets the casual glance.

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FBI Director Asked DOJ To Publicly Reject Trump Wiretapping Claims

In the latest dramatic plot twist to emerge from Trump's accusation that Obama wiretapped the Trump Tower prior to the election, the NYT reports that FBI director James Comey asked the Justice Department this weekend to publicly reject President Trump’s allegation that Obama eavesdropped on the soon-to-be president. According to the NYT, which cites senior American officials, Comey has argued that the "highly charged claim" is false and must be corrected as there is no evidence to back them up, but the DOJ has not yet released any such statement.

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