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By Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, new protests flared in Russia over military call-ups for the war in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin granted Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden, Iran attacked Kurdish separatists in northern Iraq and accused them of instigating protests across…
Snowden has been living in Russia since 2013 to escape prosecution in the U.S. after leaking classified documents detailing government surveillance programs. He has said he made the disclosures because he believed the U.S. had wrongly infringed on civil liberties.
The Justice Department is seeking to "recover all proceeds" from Snowden's book, which was released Tuesday.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The National Security Agency is deleting more than 685 million call records the government obtained since 2015 from telecommunication companies in connection with investigations.
By Deb Riechmann and Susannah George, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
If the government can detect that there is a hole in a company's software that makes it vulnerable to attack, do they have an obligation to tell that company, even if it gives away the government's tool for conducting surveillance?…
By Josh Lederman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks, but don't expect many famous offenders to make the list.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
A federal board responsible for protecting Americans against abuses by spy agencies faces an uncertain future just weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
Rep. Devin Nunes asked the intelligence chief and defense secretary to answer questions about reports that they recommended the ouster of the NSA director.
The National Security Agency contractor accused of mishandling massive amounts of classified data has been deemed a flight risk. In August, Harold Martin was arrested at his home in Maryland, where the equivalent of half a billion pages of documents…
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