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The worst of times for Obama and India ties (2013 In Retrospect)

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 25 2013, 3:46am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Much like US-India relations, US President Barack Obama had a roller coaster ride in the year gone by, as he scored a couple of successes abroad, but fumbled with the ball in the rollout of his signature healthcare law.
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Verizon's Latest Censorship Plan Follows a Familiar Pattern

Oct 29 2014 10:16am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Last night, Daily Dot reported that Verizon is attempting to buy its way into the news cycle by creating a tech-news site, SugarString.com, to compete with the likes of Wired and The Verge. But there's one sticky catch: According to emails from the site's editors, SugarString.com will ban reporters from writing any stories about Net Neutrality or U.S. surveillance programs. In reality, Su ...
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Are FBI and NCTC Trying to Pressure Prosecutors to Charge the Second Intercept Source?

Oct 29 2014 8:35am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Citing “law enforcement and intelligence sources who have been briefed on the case,” Michael Isikoff reports that the government has identified “the second leaker” — a source of information on drone targeting and terrorist watchlisting for The Intercept. The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called second leaker who turned over sensitive documents about the US government’s terrorist watch list to a journali ...
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Pakistan lodges protest with India over civilian death
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Are FBI and NCTC Trying to Pressure Prosecutors to Charge the Second Intercept Source?

Oct 29 2014 8:35am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Citing “law enforcement and intelligence sources who have been briefed on the case,” Michael Isikoff reports that the government has identified “the second leaker” — a source of information on drone targeting and terrorist watchlisting for The Intercept. The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called second leaker who turned over sensitive documents about the US govern ...
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Feds ID '2nd leaker' for Snowden reporters

Oct 28 2014 7:40am CDT | Source: WND

(YAHOO! NEWS) The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called “second leaker” who turned over sensitive documents about the U.S. government’s terrorist watch list to a journalist closely associated with ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, according to law enforcement and intelligence sources who have been briefed on the case. The FBI recently executed a search of the sus ...
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Feds identify suspected '2nd leaker' for Snowden reporters

Oct 27 2014 5:01pm CDT | Source: WND

(NEWS.YAHOO) — The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called “second leaker” who turned over sensitive documents about the U.S. government’s terrorist watch list to a journalist closely associated with ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, according to law enforcement and intelligence sources who have been briefed on the case. The FBI recently executed a search of the suspect’ ...
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HUFFPOST HILL - Piping Hot Hillary Gaffe Tantalizingly Placed On Windowsill

Oct 27 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The NRA is opposing a law in Pennsylvania that would forbid people from eating dogs, -- finally the NRA and the president see eye-to-eye on something. Edward Snowden told The Nation that discussions of pop culture are "so ordinary," confirming your suspicion that Edward Snowden is that irritating philosophy major who always sat at your cafeteria table freshman year. And political reporters reacted with excitement to Hillary Clinton's latest gaffe, but remorse so ...
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The Forgotten Coup - How the US and Britain Crushed the Government of its "Ally" Australia

Oct 25 2014 8:52am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Former Prime Minister of Australia, Edward G. Whitlam, walks with President Nixon as he leaves the White House, July 30, 1973. (Photo: Jack Kightlinger / Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum)Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a ...
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European Privacy in the Age of Snowden: We Need a Debate About What Intelligence Agencies Are Doing

Oct 24 2014 11:05am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

As the movie "Citizenfour" about National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden opens in theaters in the United States, we look at the impact his leaks have had on the debate over online privacy in Europe. The Austrian newspaper Der Standard reports the NSA has accessed nearly 70 percent of telecommunications in Vienna, home to thousands of diplomats from around the world. Earlier this year, Germany ordered th ...
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