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US Representative of Ohio and House Speaker John Boehner (AP photo)

House Speaker rejects Olympic boycott over Snowden

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday soundly rejected suggestions that the United States boycott the Winter Olympics in Sochi if Russia grants asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. “Why would […]

07/17/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Snowden wants Russia asylum, lawmaker says

MOSCOW (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wants asylum in Russia and is willing to stop sharing information as a trade-off for such a deal, according to a parliament member who was among […]

07/12/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Snowden insists NSA overstepping bounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden claims the spy agency gathers all communications into and out of the U.S. for analysis, despite NSA claims that it only targets foreign traffic. The fugitive systems analyst […]

07/08/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Russian official: Venezuela last chance for Snowden

MOSCOW (AP) – An influential Russian parliament member who often speaks for the Kremlin encouraged NSA leaker Edward Snowden on Sunday to accept Venezuela’s offer of asylum. Alexei Pushkov, who heads the international affairs committee […]

07/07/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Obama: No wheeling or dealing to extradite Snowden

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United States won’t be scrambling military jets or engaging in high-level diplomatic bartering to get National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden extradited to the U.S., President Barack Obama said Thursday. […]

06/27/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Snowden mystery deepens; all eyes on airport

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s main airport is still filled with media from around the world, three days after Edward Snowden arrived from Hong Kong. But the man they’re looking for is nowhere to be seen. […]

06/26/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) and President of Syria Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

Obama hit by Snowden setbacks with China, Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden’s globe-trotting evasion of U.S. authorities has dealt a startling setback to efforts to strengthen ties with China and raised the prospect of […]

06/25/2013

Russia President Vladimir Putin (AP Photo)

Putin says no to US request to extradite Snowden

NAANTALI, Finland (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is in the transit zone of a Moscow airport and will not be extradited to the United States. Putin […]

06/25/2013

LAX

Renovated terminal to be unveiled at LA airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A newly renovated terminal at Los Angeles International Airport could make it tough to remember there’s a plane to catch. When it opens in August, the cavernous Tom Bradley International Terminal […]

06/24/2013

Julian Assange

White House urges Moscow to expel Snowden to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. assumes National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden remains in Russia, and officials are working with Moscow in hopes he will be expelled and returned to America to face criminal charges, […]

06/24/2013

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