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NSA surveillance programs leaked

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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NSA leaker Edward Snowden granted temporary asylum in Russia

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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FISA Court gave NSA broad leeway in surveillance, documents leaked by Edward Snowden show - @washingtonpost

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Obama administration granted 90-day re-authorization to continue NSA collection of telephone metadata - @samsteinhp

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Edward Snowden rejects German panel's plan for a Moscow meeting - @AP

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US Department of Defense 2015 budget

House passes $570 billion defense bill with new limits on Guantanamo, government spying - @AP

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US House passes amendment to defund NSA efforts to build 'backdoors' into tech services for surveillance - @byersalex

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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

7th US Circuit Court reverses order compelling disclosure of FISA material to defense lawyer - via @MikeScarcella

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