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NSA leaker Edward Snowden granted temporary asylum in Russia

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could be granted safe passage in Switzerland if he helped a potential criminal inquiry into US spying there, Swiss public prosecutor's office says - @Reuters

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Report: US threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data in 2008, documents show - @washingtonpost

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NSA leaker Edward Snowden granted temporary asylum in Russia

Edward Snowden: 'We can't allow the law to become a political weapon or agree to scare people away from standing up for their rights, no matter how good the deal. I'm not going to be part of that' - @WIRED

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Wired magazine reveals September cover featuring photograph of Edward Snowden taken during secret June interview in Moscow - @sdadich on Instagram

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Edward Snowden on the US: 'I'd volunteer for prison, as long as it served the right purpose. I care more about the country than what happens to me' - @WIRED

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US officials tell CNN: New leaker is disclosing national security secrets - @CNN

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Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., introduces legislation to ban the US government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and Internet data and narrow how much information it can seek in any particular search - @Reuters

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden designing encryption tools to help professionals such as journalists protect sources and data - @guardian

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US Secretary of State John Kerry says relationship between US and Germany 'is a strategic one;' says 'we are great friends' - @Reuters

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White House was aware that British government would oversee destruction of @Guardian hard drives containing leaked NSA documents - @AP

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German Foreign Minister: Decision to ask US head of Intelligence to leave country is 'reasonable response after break of trust' - @Reuters

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German official says Foreign Minister Steinmeier is expected to raise the latest US spying allegations during meetings with Secretary of State Kerry this weekend while in Vienna - @margbrennan

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White House declines comment on Germany's request that US intelligence official leave Germany; says it is essential that US cooperation with Germany continues - @Reuters

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US CIA official at embassy in Berlin has been asked to leave the country, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spokesman says - @BloombergTV, @Reuters

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NSA leaker Edward Snowden granted temporary asylum in Russia

Lawyer: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has submitted documents to prolong stay in Russia, which expires on July 31 - @RT_com, @AFP

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Editor's note: @RT_com is reporting that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has filed an official petition to extend his asylum in Russia for another year. - Aaron

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Social media users' activities were recorded, analyzed in projects funded by US military - @GuardianUS

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CIA reportedly involved in a spying operation against Germany - @Reuters

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Report: Ordinary Internet users far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in NSA data sweeps - @washingtonpost

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Independent privacy board: NSA's collection of internet data employs 'reasonable' protections, passes constitutional muster - @AP

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