Snowden

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

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

Snowden is tempting risk for Ecuadoran leader

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s president and foreign minister declared Monday that national sovereignty and universal principles of human rights would govern their decision on granting asylum to Edward Snowden, powerful hints that the former […]

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

Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary (AP Photo)

Carney: Release of Snowden hurts China relations

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it is “not buying” that the decision by Hong Kong authorities to let admitted leaker Edward Snowden leave for Russia was a technical decision. It says it […]

06/24/2013

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

Snowden not on flight to Cuba, whereabouts unclear

MOSCOW (AP) — A plane took off from Moscow on Monday headed for Cuba, but the seat booked by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was empty, and there was no sign of him elsewhere […]

06/24/2013

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

Ecuador says Snowden seeking asylum there

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Ecuador is analyzing an asylum request from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, wanted for revealed classified U.S. secrets, an Ecuadorian minister said Monday. “We are analyzing it with a lot […]

06/23/2013

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

Iceland businessman says plane ready for Snowden

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — An Icelandic business executive said Friday that a private plane is on standby to transport National Security Agency secrets leaker Edward Snowden from Hong Kong to Iceland. Olafur Vignir Sigurvinsson said […]

06/21/2013

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

NSA leaker Snowden live chats in hiding

WASHINGTON (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden is defending his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian and attacking U.S. officials for calling him a traitor. “The U.S. […]

06/17/2013

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Lawmakers: Terrorists change tactics after leaks

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two senior Republican lawmakers say terrorists are already changing their behavior after leaks about classified U.S. data gathering programs. Rep. Mike Rogers offered no details, but says the revelations might also “make […]

06/14/2013

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

NSA leaker Snowden not welcome in UK

LONDON (AP) — The British government has warned airlines around the world not to allow Edward Snowden, who leaked information on top-secret U.S. government surveillance programs, to fly to the United Kingdom. A travel alert, […]

06/14/2013

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

NSA leaker mysterious despite hours of interviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who told the world about the U.S. government’s gigantic data grab also talks a lot about himself. Mostly through his own words, a picture of Edward Snowden is emerging: fresh-faced […]

06/12/2013

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