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  • ** FILE ** President Obama meets with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on April 9, 2012, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Associated Press)

    U.S. spying reports spark Brazilian fury

    In the latest sign of worldwide anger over U.S. spying, the president of Brazil on Thursday canceled a trip to Washington by a team of aides who were to prepare the way for her official state visit to the White House next month.


  • ** FILE ** National Intelligence Director James Clapper testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 18, 2013. Clapper is apologizing for telling Congress earlier this year that the National Security Agency does not collect data on millions of Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    NSA cracked most online encryption used to protect confidential data: report

    The NSA has bypassed or altogether cracked much of the digital encryption used by businesses and everyday Web users, according to reports in The New York Times, Britain's Guardian newspaper and the nonprofit news website ProPublica


  • 2013 NRA Members' Meeting: Wayne LaPierre screenshot

    NRA joins lawsuit against NSA snooping

    The National Rifle Association has thrown its weight behind a challenge to the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's domestic snooping.


  • Snowden

    Report: British spy group tracks European Web, phone communications

    British officials have access to a majority of Internet and telephone communications flowing throughout Europe, and in some cases reaching to the United States and other parts of the world, according to new documents from American whistleblower Edward Snowden, according to a new report in the German press.


  • ** FILE ** Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber Command, testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (Associated Press)

    German firms poach email business after NSA snoop scandal

    German email companies are turning a profit off the NSA spying scandal by stealing away business from the likes of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft.


  • German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich (AP Photo/dapd, Timur Emek)

    Calif. lawmaker calls on Obama to stop violating Fourth Amendment

    A Republican lawmaker in California has brought forth a resolution to compel Congress and President Obama to quit the unlawful National Security Agency surveillance and to halt the Fourth Amendment violations.


  • EDITORIAL: A spy's regret

    As the actress Jennifer Aniston once said, "There are no regrets in life, just lessons." Given recent developments, some members of Congress must be having second thoughts about their support for the National Security Agency's domestic spying operation. They now have their opportunity to show that they've learned their lesson.


  • ** FILE ** Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber Command, testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (Associated Press)

    U.S. cyberwar offense 'best in the world': NSA's Gen. Keith Alexander

    The United States has the best offensive military capacity in cyberspace of any nation, the head of the agency at the center of a domestic spying scandal said in congressional testimony published Monday.


  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been put on the defensive at times with her government's links to the National Security Agency eavesdropping scandal in the United States. (Associated Press)

    Germany is likely to forge ahead with Merkel policy

    Less than a month before Germans head to the polls, Chancellor Angela Merkel remains the country's most popular politician and her conservative Christian Democratic Union holds a significant lead among voters in a campaign that could set the tone for the next decade of the eurozone and trans-Atlantic relations.


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