Times Leaderhttp://www.timesleaderonline.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:28:40 EDTThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:28:40 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSecretive groups ran $25M in ads for statehttp://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/568396.htmlWASHINGTON (AP) - Shadowy outside groups broadcast an estimated $25 million worth of political ads on local TV stations with a goal of shaping state-level elections this year, and their full roster of donors is unlikely to ever be known, according...Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTCarolinas politicians get payouts from brokerhttp://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/568398.htmlCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customer.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTJeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for presidenthttp://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/568329.htmlTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Florida Gov.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTClinton hates torture, says black lives matterhttp://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/568330.htmlNEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she's proud to have been part of an administration that "banned illegal renditions and brutal interrogations" and said the U.S. should never be involved in torture anywhere in the world.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTCourt: Traffic stop OK despite mistake of lawhttp://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/568266.htmlWASHINGTON (AP) - Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT