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8:10 pm
Sat August 17, 2013

Leaked NSA Audit Shows It Violated Privacy Rules

Originally published on Fri August 16, 2013 2:56 pm

The Washington Post  has released more of the information it received from the fugitive National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden.

The Post reports that an internal audit, the NSA found it had violated privacy rules thousands of times.

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11:18 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Video: Mayor Mitch Landrieu On Jazz Fest Security Post-Boston Bombings

Mayor Mitch Landrieu appeared on CNN this morning to talk about security at this year's Jazz Fest after the Boston Marathon bombing last month. New Orleans is hosting the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the World Cultural Economic Forum this week.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu discusses today's meeting of the nation's mayors to talk about city culture and to readdress security measures in wake of Boston marathon bombing.
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1:55 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Feds Give La. Break on Driver's License Rules

Louisiana driver's licenses still don't comply with federal law, but the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted the state a temporary break.

That means travelers won't need passports to fly within the United States, the American Press reports.

The Real ID Act of 2005 requires identification cards to meet standards to enter federal buildings or board commercial flights.

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6:00 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Immigration Rally Protests Deportation Hearings

Civil rights advocates are pushing the Obama Administration to stop deporting labor organizers. Several facing deportation hearings attended a rally outside New Orleans City Hall.

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