Richard Blumenthal

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  • Senator: Employers shouldn't seek site passwords

    A Democratic senator from Connecticut is writing a bill that would stop the practice of employers asking job applicants for their Facebook or other social media passwords, he told The Associated Press on Thursday.


  • Illustration: SEAL mask by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    TYRRELL: An imposter's complaint

    Here we are in the afterglow of another Memorial Day. The flags and the bunting are being put away. The memories endure for another year of our honored dead, of the brave wounded, of the veterans - some grizzled, some still youthful - all deserving their country's gratitude. Then there are the imposters, who often from zilch have created military honors, whole careers, records of heroism and splendid triumphs. What wretches.


  • Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont Democrat, chided Republicans Thursday for delaying a nominee hearing. (Associated Press)

    GOP glitch delays judicial hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday opened its work in the new Congress with a scheduling glitch that delayed a slew of judicial nominations and the formal introduction of a bill to overhaul the nation's patent system.


  • Craigslist removes global adult services listings

    Craigslist has confirmed that it removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, Connecticut's attorney general said Tuesday, four months after it did the same for its U.S. sites.


  • Conn. AG: Google refusing to turn over Wi-Fi data

    Connecticut's attorney general says Google is refusing to give him access to data it collected about state residents from public Wi-Fi networks.


  • American Scene

    A Colorado sheriff's online database mistakenly revealed the identities of confidential drug informants and listed phone numbers, addresses and Social Security numbers of suspects, victims and others interviewed during criminal investigations, authorities said.


  • Conn. AG demands access to data grabbed by Google

    Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Friday demanded that Google provide access to data the company said it accidentally collected from public Wi-Fi networks.


  • FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2010 file photo, from left, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian arrive at the Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Calif. The Kardashian sisters are seeking to cut ties with a venture that sold prepaid debit cards under their name after coming under attack for the card's high fees. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

    Kardashian sisters want out of debit-card deal

    The Kardashian sisters are seeking to cut ties with a venture that sold prepaid debit cards under their name after coming under attack for the card's high fees.


  • FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2010 file photo, from left, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian arrive at the Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Calif. The Kardashian sisters are seeking to cut ties with a venture that sold prepaid debit cards under their name after coming under attack for the card's high fees. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

    Kardashian sisters want out of debit-card deal

    The Kardashian sisters are seeking to cut ties with a venture that sold prepaid debit cards under their name after coming under attack for the card's high fees. The card, which launched three weeks ago, was aimed at young adults, the same group that watches the sisters' hit cable TV show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians."


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