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Snowden rejects suggestions he is a spy for China

18 Jun 2013

WASHINGTON Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed the U.S. government's top-secret surveillance programs, fought back against his critics on Monday and denied allegations that he was a spy for China.

Snowden hits back against critics of NSA leaks

17 Jun 2013

WASHINGTON The former National Security Agency contractor who revealed the U.S. government's top-secret monitoring of Americans' phone and Internet data fought back against his critics on Monday, saying the government's "litany of lies" about the programs compelled him to act. | Video

Snowden hits back against critics of NSA leaks

17 Jun 2013

WASHINGTON The former National Security Agency contractor who revealed the U.S. government's top-secret monitoring of Americans' phone and Internet data fought back against his critics on Monday, saying the government's "litany of lies" about the programs compelled him to act. | Video

Snowden says he cannot get a fair trial on NSA leaks in U.S

17 Jun 2013

WASHINGTON The former National Security Agency contractor who revealed the government's top-secret phone and Internet surveillance programs said in an online forum on Monday that he did not expect to get a fair trial in the United States.

Obama takes aim at Republicans in surprise news conference

21 Aug 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama hammered Republicans over taxes and women's rights on Monday in a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room that was meant to knock his rivals on what was already a bad news day for them.

Speaking fee for Obama aide raises Iran questions for White House

06 Aug 2012

WASHINGTON One of President Barack Obama's closest aides was paid $100,000 by a company doing business with Iran just before joining the White House staff, the Washington Post reported on Monday, raising awkward election-year questions for the Democrat trying to get tough with Tehran.

Speaking fee for Obama aide raises Iran questions for White House

06 Aug 2012

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 One of U.S. President Barack Obama's closest aides was paid $100,000 by a company doing business with Iran just before joining the White House staff, the Washington Post reported on Monday, raising awkward election-year questions for the Democrat trying to get tough with Tehran.

Obama tightens sanctions on banks helping Iran sell oil

01 Aug 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama announced new U.S. sanctions on Tuesday against foreign banks that help Iran sell its oil and said the measure would add pressure on Tehran for failing to meet its international nuclear obligations.

Obama tightens sanctions on banks helping Iran sell oil

01 Aug 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama announced new U.S. sanctions on Tuesday against foreign banks that help Iran sell its oil and said the measure would add pressure on Tehran for failing to meet its international nuclear obligations.

Obama tightens sanctions on banks helping Iran sell oil

01 Aug 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama announced new U.S. sanctions on Tuesday against foreign banks that help Iran sell its oil and said the measure would add pressure on Tehran for failing to meet its international nuclear obligations.

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