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Germany Arrests Suspected Double Agent Spying for US

On Friday, an employee of Germany’s BND foreign intelligence agency has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States.  The German Federal Prosecutor’s office said in a statement that a 31-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of being a foreign spy, but it gave no further details. Investigations were continuing, it said.

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Issa rails against Obama’s ‘imperial presidency’

The Republican congressman spearheading investigations of President Barack Obama’s administration by the GOP-run House urged his party Tuesday to unite against Obama’s “imperial presidency”. And then, at the same time Issa questioned former the leadership abilities of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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U.S. intelligence head wants Snowden, ‘accomplices’ to return documents

The top US intelligence official called on Wednesday for Edward Snowden and journalists who obtained documents the former contractor took without authorization from the National Security Agency to return the materials to authorities. At a hearing U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper made comments that appeared to accuse journalists who wrote stories based on Snowden’s leaks.

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ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

The ACLU filed a lawsuit on Monday, seeking to force the U.S. government to disclose details of its foreign electronic surveillance program and what protections it provides to Americans whose communications are swept up. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, came three days after the ACLU lost a bid to block a separate program that collects the phone calls of millions of Americans.

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PM David Cameron: UK might take action against newspapers leaking info

Just like his buddy Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron is huffing and puffing, throwing his weight around.  He told Parliament on Monday that the British government may take action against the newspapers publishing the intelligence documents leaked to the press by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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Snowden claims he never took classified files to Russia

Whistleblower Edward Snowden, says he left all classified documents in Hong Kong and took none to Russia after fleeing from his job at the National Security Agency. The former NSA contractor also said he protected the files from China’s spies.

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