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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Edward Snowden better off now in Russia, says father

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 09:58am by Associated Press in McLean, Virginia

    ... Associated Press in McLean, Virginia The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said on Friday his son has been so vilified by the Obama administration and members of Congress that he is now better off staying in Russia. Lon Snowden of Allentown, Pennsylvania, had been working behind the scenes with lawyers to try to find a way his son could get a fair trial ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US spying ‘reached too far’, Kerry concedes, as new surveillance laws approved

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 12:55pm by Agence France-Presse and Reuters in Washington

    ... Despite growing national concern about surveillance, the “FISA Improvements Act” would not eliminate programmes that became public this year after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US assures Russia Snowden 'will not face torture'

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Reuters in Washington US hands assurances to Russia over treatment of fugitive should he be sent home as Kremlin reveals security agencies are in talks over his fate Snowden 'will not face torture' The United States has made a formal promise to Russia not to torture or execute whistle-blower Edward Snowden if he is sent home to face charges of illegally disclosing ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Snowden documents show NSA planned to probe 4,000 reports of security leaks

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 08:36am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington Latest revelations come from secret budget files provided by Snowden Secret intelligence budget files provided by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden show that the surveillance agency warned last year that it planned to investigate up to 4,000 reports of possible internal security breaches, according to a new disclosure published ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Snowden file shows extremist attempts to infiltrate US intelligence

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 05:38pm by AFP

    ... connections,” the Post cited a classified budget document as saying. The document was provided to the paper by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, now a fugitive in Russia under ... detected Snowden copying a wide range of the NSA’s highly classified documents. The fugitive leaker is wanted by Washington on espionage charges linked to media disclosures about US surveillance ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama snubs Putin amid tensions over Snowden

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next month – a rare diplomatic snub. The move is retribution for Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, who is accused of leaking highly ... they slip back into cold war thinking and a cold car mentality Barack Obama Obama said in an interview on Tuesday that he was “disappointed” by Russia’s move to grant Snowden asylum for one year. He ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama considers cancelling Moscow talks over Snowden

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... that option over the Russians as Moscow considers a temporary asylum petition from Edward Snowden, who is accused of leaking information about classified US intelligence programmes. The president ... President Bashar Assad's attacks against civilians. Regardless of what happens with Snowden, the White House says Obama will still attend an international summit in St Petersburg. But officials ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New US surveillance leak says citizens’ data kept

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 11:21am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... national security and individual privacy. Attention turned on Thursday to the security clearance background check conducted on Edward Snowden, and a government watchdog testified there may have ... Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general, told a Senate hearing. He declined to say what triggered the inquiry, but when asked if there were concerns about Snowden’s background check, ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Snowden details how NSA can search e-mails, calls without warrant

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Latest revelation by Edward Snowden details loophole that allows agency to search for e-mails and phone calls of law-abiding Americans NSA allowed to hunt without ... a warrant, according to a top-secret document passed to the London-based The Guardian newspaper by Edward Snowden. The previously undisclosed rule change allows NSA operatives to hunt for individual ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Google’s Larry Page says US online spying threatens democracy

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 05:53pm by AFP

    ... Snowden. A photo of Brin smiling with a robot remotely controlled by Snowden from a refuge in Russia, where the wanted man is in hiding, was tweeted by TED curator Chris Anderson and became ... on the Web, and has praised Snowden for revealing details of how the US government collects masses of online data. Berners-Lee conceived the Web 25 years ago in his spare time at Geneva-based CERN, ...




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