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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 ... in the US Edward Snowden has been charged in federal court with violating the Espionage Act by leaking details of NSA surveillance. But in a telephone interview with The Associated Press, the elder ...

  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 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  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 ... reason. "It would be saying at least two things to the Russians," Kuchins said. "That granting asylum to Edward Snowden was a bridge too far, and that we don't feel like ...

  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

    UN wants Washington to explain claim it spied on talks

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Iran's suspect nuclear program. It was the latest in a series of revelations about US spying on embassies and UN agencies made since former US analyst Edward Snowden started revealing details ... by Snowden were plans of the EU's premises, which the NSA codenamed "Apalachee". Revelations about NSA snooping made by Snowden have sparked outrage in Europe. ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US House to debate funding for NSA data mining

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia Debate comes six weeks after Edward Snowden's revelations US lawmakers will begin debate as early as Tuesday on whether ... Edward Snowden, divulged details of huge programs that collect telephone and Internet data on millions of Americans and foreigners. A handful of liberal Democrats have joined Tea Party ...




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