Catherine Alvarez-McCurdy

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Ecuador president says he has yet to consider any asylum bid for Edward Snowden

Ecuador's president has said he had yet to consider letting US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden enter his country as tensions with the United States rose, with Washington warning Quito against granting the fugitive asylum.<p>The Ecuadoran leftist government defiantly pulled out of a trade pact with …

Surveillance

The World's Last Telegram Ever Will Be Sent From India

It's one of about 5,000 such missives still being sent every day by telegram - a format favored for its "sense of urgency and authenticity," explains a BSNL official.<p>But the days of such communication are numbered: The world's last telegram message will be sent somewhere in India on July 14.<p>That …

CBO: Immigration bill would decrease deficit by $197 billion over 10 years

In a boost for proponents of comprehensive immigration reform, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the immigration bill currently being debated in the Senate would increase the U.S. population by 10.4 million and would decrease federal budget deficits by $197 billion …

NSA: 'Over 50' Terror Plots Foiled by Data Dragnets

The director of the National Security Administration today told Congress that more than 50 potential terrorist attacks have been thwarted by two …

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff 'proud' of protests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/987000/987767_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659533_19c510d3cfe45f8acef45a80e2f25d45<p><b>Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said she is proud of the tens of thousands of people who have taken to the streets to demand better education,</b> …