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FBI confirms probe of Trump team ties to Russia

Mar 20, 2017 - 11:17 PM

UPDATED The FBI is investigating the Russian government s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election Comey tells a hearing by the House Intelligence Committee

JAMES COMEY. FBI Director James Comey gestures as National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers looks on during the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Russian actions during the 2016 election campaign on March 20, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

Trump tweets Russia collusion claims 'fake news'

Mar 20, 2017 - 8:01 PM

UPDATED His tweet comes just as FBI and NSA chiefs are to speak to Congress on what ties Trump may have with Russia and his shocking claim that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama

CALLING PUTIN. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russia's President Vladimir Putin from the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2017, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

China tech giant Huawei slams 'NSA spying'

Mar 24, 2014 - 12:25 PM

The New York Times and Germany s Der Spiegel say that the US NSA has accessed Huawei s email archive and communications

Spain summons US ambassador over spy reports – prime minister

Oct 25, 2013 - 9:42 PM

While they have no evidence the country has been spied on Spain s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy still needs explanation regarding reports of US syping

EXPLAIN. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will ask the US ambassador to madrid to explain reports of US spying. File photo from the Spanish government's official website

Snowden charged with espionage

Jun 22, 2013 - 7:06 AM

3rd UPDATE US authorities also ask Hong Kong to detain the National Security Agency leaker; Hong Kong officials remain tight lipped about the case

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

Defiant Snowden promises more leaks

Jun 18, 2013 - 8:22 AM

UPDATE Snowden: Truth is coming and it cannot be stopped

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

Snowden poses stress test for HK's ties with China

Jun 17, 2013 - 2:35 PM

Experts: The former CIA analyst is testing its civil liberties and will set a landmark on whether the city can govern itself without interference from Beijing

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

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Jun 14, 2013 - 8:51 PM

Ship sinks off Masbate 2 passengers die and 55 are rescued PSE falls sharply for a day US NSA will reveal foiled terror plots

Snowden: US hacking HK, China for years

Jun 13, 2013 - 9:16 AM

Snowden vows to stay in Hong Kong and says he will fight attempts of the US government to have him brought back home to face charges

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

Snowden vows more disclosures on US surveillance program

Jun 12, 2013 - 10:37 PM

He also vows to stay in Hong Kong to fight any extradition bid

US plans 'aggressive' pursuit of Snowden

Jun 11, 2013 - 9:14 AM

US lawmakers demanded his immediate extradition from Hong Kong over his sensational leaking of an Internet surveillance program

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Leak highlights risk of outsourcing US spy work

Jun 11, 2013 - 2:14 AM

UPDATE Jobs that were once performed by government employees are now carried out by paid contractors in a dramatic shift that began in the 1990s

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Snowden: Conscience, disillusion drove him to leak NSA secrets

Jun 10, 2013 - 6:07 PM

UPDATE Snowden: I can t in good conscience allow the US government to destroy privacy Internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

US consulate, Hong Kong no comment on Snowden

Jun 10, 2013 - 3:30 PM

The US consulate and Hong Kong officials declined to comment Monday June 10 on the case of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

U.S. contractor says he leaked intel data

Jun 10, 2013 - 6:16 AM

UPDATED Edward Snowden: I could not allow the US government to destroy privacy Internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald