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Dan De Luce

Dan De Luce

    US spies create own wiki intelligence

    United States officials say they have created their own version of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia for intelligence agents, in a bid to encourage US spy agencies to share information and transcend bureaucratic rivalries. Intellipedia allows analysts and officials from a range of agencies to add and edit content on intelligence topics in a collaborative manner through a classified internal web.

    Ayatollahs don't dance

    Playing heavy metal in Iran has its complications. The bassist for Kahtmayan says he has to plead with the audience not to dance when his band performs. The ayatollahs do allow heavy metal bands in Iran, but they don't allow anyone to dance, as Dan de Luce reports.

    Canadian plans boycott of Guantánamo trial

    A Canadian teenager accused of killing a United States soldier in Afghanistan said on Wednesday he would boycott his "war on terror" trial before a US military tribunal after he was placed in solitary confinement at the Guantánamo detention camp.

    US judge breaks ranks on first day on the job

    Newly appointed United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito broke ranks with fellow conservative jurists on his first day on the job, backing a ruling by the court to stay the execution of an inmate in the midwestern state of Missouri. Alito joined the majority in a 6-3 vote that rejected a request by Missouri authorities to execute convicted murderer Michael Taylor.