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Walking on Air Optical Illusion

Sunday is here, and the weekend is half over, but that’s okay because you still have one more day to play and hit the town! While you are walking …

German artists put white flags on Brooklyn Bridge.

It looks like the boys down that the precinct can put the “Mystery White Flags Atop the Brooklyn Bridge” case to bed. The United States did not, in …

John Kerry tells fugitive Edward Snowden to 'man up'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1080000/1080384_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532470795_d28e8d3b1f17c33eea1664d9b2acddbd<p><b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has labelled intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive from justice who should "man up" and return home.</b><p>Mr Kerry …

Surveillance

Snowden Documents: NSA Spied on Brazil, Mexico Leaders

The National Security Agency's spy program targeted the communications of the Brazilian and Mexican presidents, and in the case of Mexico's leader …

‘Black budget’ summary details U.S. spy network’s successes, failures and objectives

U.S. spy agencies have built an intelligence-gathering colossus since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but remain unable to provide critical information to the president on a range of national security threats, according to the government’s top-secret budget.<p>The $52.6 billion “black budget” for …

The Black Budget: Top secret U.S. intelligence funding - Interactive Graphic - Washington Post

Funding the intelligence program<p>The , and receive more than 68 percent of the black budget. The budget has grown over 100 percent since 2004.<p>The top five agencies, by spending<p>Central Intelligence Agency<p>Collect, analyze, evaluate, disseminate foreign intelligence and conduct covert operations.<p>Agency …

Edward Snowden leaks again: five takeaways from the 'black budget'

The latest Edward Snowden leak reveals that the CIA claims the lion's share of the $52.6 billion classified 'black budget' that the US spent on its …

Assange calls Obama reform plans 'victory of sorts' for Snowden

(Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called President Barack Obama’s announcement of plans to limit sweeping U.S. government surveillance programs a victory of sorts for fugitive former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden. � “Today, the President of the United States validated Edward …

Edward Snowden, patriot

President Obama's news conference today was ... weird.<p>Binyamin Appelbaum, an economics reporter for the New York Times, summed it up sharply on Twitter: "Obama is really mad at Edward Snowden for forcing us patriots to have this critically important conversation."<p>Obama began the news conference by …

Snowden revelations force Obama's hand on surveillance program

Analysis -- NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s revelations have forced President Barack Obama’s hand, leading the president to announce new reforms of the government’s classified surveillance programs.<p>After his administration issued repeated defenses of a National Security Agency monitoring program that …

Edward Snowden's Email Provider Shuts Down Amid Secret Court Battle

A pro-privacy email service long used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden abruptly shut down today, blaming a secret U.S. court battle it has been fighting …

Putin will not 'cave' to Obama pressure: Snowden's father

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The father of Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor, predicted on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin will stand up to pressure from Washington as the two nations spar over Moscow’s decision to grant his son asylum.<p>Lon Snowden’s comments …

Lawyer: Snowden's father invited to visit Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian lawyer for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has sent an official invitation for his father to visit Russia and help his fugitive son decide his next steps.<p>Lon Snowden needs the invitation to be issued a Russian visa, which the lawyer, Anatoly …

NSA leaker Edward Snowden stuck in a holding pattern at Moscow airport

He's a man without a country -- and after a brief flurry of speculation Wednesday that NSA leaker Edward Snowden might finally be able to exit Moscow airport, he's right back where he started, holed up in the facility's transit zone.<p>A Russian lawyer was reported planning to meet with Snowden at the …

Russia is poised to permit Snowden to leave airport, official says

A 30-year-old government contractor has been charged with espionage for recent leaks of classified intelligence.<p>A 30-year-old government contractor was the source of high-profile disclosures of the vast collection of data obtained by the National Security Agency and other intelligence groups.<p>MOSCOW …

Ex-CIA chief: What Edward Snowden did

Edward Snowden will likely prove to be the most costly leaker of American secrets in the history of the Republic.<p>I know that we have had our share of spies.<p>Benedict Arnold was bent on betraying the garrison at West Point to the British during the Revolution. Klaus Fuchs and Julius and Ethel …

Snowden's Access to NSA's Deepest Secrets Disputed

The National Security Agency’s new operations center on the Hawaiian island of Oahu sits on a high plateau between two volcanoes, 40 minutes from …

Five Questions Edward Snowden Didn't Answer

Edward Snowden, the former CIA staffer who recently leaked a trove of documents about a U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program known as …

How To Make an Upside-Down Cake with Almost Any Fruit

<b>Prep the fruit and preheat oven.</b> Preheat your oven to 350°F. If you are using fresh fruit, be sure it is washed and dried. Slice it into wedges or …

Dessert

Zagat

A. B. Biagi Scooping Awesome Gelato in Nolita

You can find a few gelato makers in Nolita, but none that'll have you racing back. That is, at least compared to what you'll find nearby on the Lower East Side, East Village, or West Village at places like Il Laboratio del Gelato, Dolce Gelateria, or Il Buco Alimentari. Well, no longer. Enter <b>A. B.</b> …