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Canada Used Airport Wi-Fi To Track Travelers, Snowden Leak Alleges

Canada Used Airport Wi-Fi To Track Travelers, Snowden Leak AllegesA classified document that's among the many secrets revealed by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden "shows that Canada's electronic spy agency used information from the free Internet service at a major Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ordinary airline passengers for days after they left the terminal," CBC News reports.

Obama To Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Rogers As NSA Chief

Obama To Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Rogers As NSA ChiefPresident Obama has decided to nominate Vice. Adm. Michael Rogers, the current head of U.S. Cyber Command, as the next director of the National Security Agency, The New York Times, Reuters and CNN are reporting.

Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contracts

Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal ContractsNews broke this morning that President Obama will announce during his State of the Union address tonight that he's going to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage in new federal contracts.

Keystone Pipeline’s Southern Section Begins Delivering Oil To Gulf Coast

Keystone Pipeline’s Southern Section Begins Delivering Oil To Gulf CoastA large section of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline went into official operation Wednesday, in a move that supporters say will help ease the flow of oil to refineries in the Gulf Coast region.

Obama Signs Trillion-Dollar Federal Spending Bill

Obama Signs Trillion-Dollar Federal Spending BillPresident Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill into law Friday afternoon, enacting more than 1,500 pages of legislation that received broad support in the House and Senate earlier this week.

Supreme Court To Decide If Warrant Needed To Search Cellphone

Supreme Court To Decide If Warrant Needed To Search CellphoneThe U.S. Supreme Court is delving into the technology-versus-privacy debate, agreeing to hear two cases that test whether police making an arrest may search cellphones without a warrant.

NSA Reportedly Collected Millions Of Phone Texts Every Day

NSA Reportedly Collected Millions Of Phone Texts Every DayAs recently as 2011, the National Security Agency was collecting almost 200 million text messages each day, according to a new story by The Guardian that cites documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Review Of Terrorism Cases Finds NSA Spying Helped Very Little

Review Of Terrorism Cases Finds NSA Spying Helped Very LittleSurveillance programs run by the National Security Agency helped very little when it came to cases brought against individuals the United States says were linked to al-Qaida.

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear Agreement

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear AgreementIran and six world powers will begin implementing an interim agreement designed to pause parts of Iran's nuclear program.

Gates Says He Wept Each Evening Over Troops’ Deaths

Gates Says He Wept Each Evening Over Troops’ DeathsThe news from former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' interviews with NPR and other news outlets — notably, how he uses a new book to criticize many in the White House — has now been widely reported.