David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
18 June 2013 06:32 PM
Freedom of Information request forces authorities to name terror suspects held for the last 12 years
17 June 2013 11:32 PM
John Martorano turns on legendary Boston mobster for turning informant for the FBI
17 June 2013 06:14 PM
Montreal residents were reeling on Monday with news of alleged dirty dealings and political disarray around their City Hall, triggered by the arrest of their mayor, Michael Applebaum, on serial corruption and fraud charges. Full details of his alleged crimes had not been made public.
17 June 2013 05:27 PM
Arizona has stood out for its passing tough measures to discourage illegal aliens from settling
Syria civil war: US will arm moderate rebels, says Barack Obama, confirming use of chemical weapons by President Bashar al-Assad's regime
14 June 2013 11:39 AM
Debate has been raging for weeks inside the White House over the worsening conflict
12 June 2013 08:54 PM
The slow fade of Hillary Clinton since her departure from the State Department in Washington is over. Not only has she delighted her legion fans by opening her first twitter account this week but tomorrow she is in Chicago for an engagement that will further fuel speculation about her presidential ambitions.
Bradley Manning court-martial hears 'evidence of online chats' with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
12 June 2013 05:58 PM
A computer crimes investigator says he saw evidence on a laptop of chats between former military intelligence analyst Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, the founder of the anti-secrecy web site WikiLeaks.
NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, confirms he will stay in Hong Kong and resist US extradition attempts
12 June 2013 09:29 AM
Rumours had suggested he would head to a range of destinations from Russia to Iceland
Are there more spy revelations to come? America rages at NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and labels him a 'traitor'
12 June 2013 12:20 AM
Snowden facing prosecution in hiding as ex-girlfriend writes of being 'lost' without him
11 June 2013 05:47 PM
Whistleblower facing prosecution in hiding as ex-girlfriend writes of being 'lost' without him
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- 2 Bosses of collapsed banks should be sent to jail, banking standards commission tells George Osborne
- 3 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 4 Uri Geller psychic spy? The spoon-bender's secret life as a Mossad and CIA agent revealed
- 5 Vice pulls 'breathtakingly tasteless' fashion shoot glorifying the suicides of famous female authors from Sylvia Plath to Virginia Woolf