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U.K. to airlines: Don’t bring NSA leaker Edward Snowden here
British authorities issued a directive to airlines all around the world, telling them not to transport NSA information leaker Edward Snowden to the United Kingdom.
The alert said that “the individual is highly likely to be refused entry to the U.K.,” The Associated Press reported.
Any airline that disregards the directive and flies him to the United Kingdom could be fined, he said, in the AP report.
Mr. Snowden is currently hiding in Hong Kong. He admitted on Sunday that he was the whistleblower behind the leak of National Security Agency intelligence documents in a story published in The Guardian in London.
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Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times’ digital aggregation product, Times247. She’s also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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