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NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant in the briefing said.<p>Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed on Thursday that during a secret briefing to members of …

Armani's Secret Island of Pantelleria

The Italian island of Pantelleria sits in the Mediterranean Sea closer to Africa than Sicily. A magnificent place of haunting natural beauty, stunning architecture, and delicious food and wine.<p>Pantelleria is not for those who aspire but for those who have arrived.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Armani's Secret …

Pt 1: Spain’s super-charged sport

In northern Spain, Lonely Planet photographer Dominic Bonuccelli tries his hand at the unusual activity of Basque pelota, which once held the world record for fastest ball speed.

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A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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Underwater Hotels: Five Things You Need To Know (PHOTOS)

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year.<p>From the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji to the Discus Hotel in Dubai, these proposed hotels-of-the-future would allow travelers to sleep in the sea, and offer …

Housing Market Watchers Edgy As Mortgage Rates Keep Climbing

Mortgage rates have seen a relatively sharp rise this month. The average 30-year fixed-rate loan hit 4 percent earlier in June — a big jump from the record lows of recent years. Some investors are now concerned that the housing recovery could be stifled if rates continue to rise quickly.<p>Notes<p>June …

Global interest rate-rigging crackdown escalates

A total of 133 traders at 20 global banks based in the U.S. or overseas attempted to manipulate foreign exchange and interest rate benchmarks in Singapore, the city-state's central bank said Friday as it disclosed the latest escalation of a global crackdown on suspected rate-rigging.<p>While there was …

The Best Explanation Yet Of How The NSA's PRISM Surveillance Program Works

The report reaffirms what we already know, specifically that "the NSA copies Internet traffic as it enters and leaves the United States, then routes it to the NSA for analysis," and it also shores up a few things about how PRISM works.<p>First, it clears up the controversy around the assertion that …

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PRISM Is Just Part Of A Much Larger, Scarier Government Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months and early years after 9/11, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with court orders demanding information on customers.<p>Around the world, government spies and eavesdroppers were tracking the email and Internet addresses used …