Summary Ottawa's privacy watchdog says there's no way to investigate if the RCMP complied with privacy laws in requesting Canadians' personal info without warrant. "We found that other than through a manual review of each case file, the RCMP does not currently have the capacity to produce a report that would identify some or all of the particular operational files in which an access to subscriber information was made without a warrant, and report on the frequency of such requests," the report, tabled in Parliament Thursday morning reads.
Summary The world's leading crash-test dummy producer, Humanetics, has developed a new, obese human stand-in which weighs 273 pounds with a Body Mass Index of 35. Dummies to reflect the growing numbers of obese people are not the only changes being made to the standard suite of crash test dummies.
Summary BOSTON -- Long-serving former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died. Spokeswoman Dot Joyce says Menino died Thursday morning in the company of his family and friends. Menino rode the support of minority communities, labor and others to election in 1993 after serving as acting mayor, ending decades of Irish domination of city politics.
Summary Early this month, DST said it would eliminate 150 jobs in Kansas City, Connecticut, India and Jefferson City, where it is closing an office. A year ago, DST earned $96.9 million, or $2.23 a share, in the quarter.