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White House hacked

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Obama's top advisers.<p>The Obama administration is saying little about the intrusion, only that hackers slipped into the network and their tools are "not being used to enable a destructive cyberattack," according to one …

At LGBT fundraiser in New York, Obama gets standing ovations

President<p>Obamagot two sustained standing ovations at the annual LGBT gala inManhattanon Tuesday night -- one for promising an executive order the group has long wanted and one just for walking into the room.<p>After taking the stage at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser, Obama had to wait …

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Edward Snowden accuses US of illegal, aggressive campaign

Whistleblower uses first public appearance since surveillance leaks to defend decision and praise states that offered asylum<p>The American whistleblower Edward Snowden has accused the US of waging a campaign of "historically disproportionate aggression" against him during an extraordinary meeting …

Secret court lets NSA extend its trawl of Verizon customers' phone records

Latest revelation an indication of how Obama administration has opened up hidden world of mass communications surveillance<p>The National Security Agency has been allowed to extend its dragnet of the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon through a court order issued by the secret …

Tech firms should be allowed to publish more data on US surveillance

The 'deal' the government offered tech firms to publish limited data is a joke. We need real transparency<p>Following the leaks about NSA surveillance, people demanded information about the scope and scale of the US government's data collection. In response, the administration offered internet …

NSA surveillance: narrow defeat for amendment to restrict data collection

First major challenge to NSA's bulk collection of phone records defeated by only 217 votes to 205 in House of Representatives • The full roll call of votes<p>The first major legislative challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records from millions of Americans was defeated …

Edward Snowden's father says FBI asked him to fly to Moscow

Lon Snowden says his son will be 'treated horribly' if he returns to US and in his place he would stay in Russia<p>The father of the whistleblower Edward Snowden has said the FBI tried to persuade him to fly to Moscow so that he could encourage his son to return to the United States.<p>"I said: 'I want …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should 'fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can't control'<p>Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the …

The 5 Laws of Big Data Startup Analyst Briefings - Analytic Response Blog - Analytics and Social Networking Strategy

These Big Data Laws are written for the entertainment and perhaps education of vendors who are in this market and are briefing the analyst community …

Putin says Russia's power is moral as well as military | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin warned the West on Thursday not to underestimate Russia’s military might but cast his country as a force for moral good and a bastion of traditional values.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony to present officers, who were recently …

United Nations counterterrorism official launches investigation into NSA surveillance

The United Nations senior counterterrorism official is launching an investigation into the surveillance activities of both the United States' and the United Kingdom's intelligence agencies. UN special rapporteur Ben Emmerson said that he would be initiating an investigation into both the NSA and …

The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is A Good One

This Thanksgiving had an extra reason to be thankful – the new deal between Iran and six superpowers. Last week, the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China (the P5+1 group) reached an interim deal with Iran to stop their nuclear weapons program. Four key provisions were …

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Putin, Obama May Discuss Syria During Asia-Pacific Summit In Bali

MOSCOW, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama may discuss the Syria crisis on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit next week in Bali, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday.<p>"It would be rather logical to meet (Obama) in Bali, taking into account the work on …

US surpasses Russia as world's top oil and natural gas producer

New drilling techniques extract oil and gas from US shale rock formations, putting the country's output at 25m barrels per day<p>The US was on pace to achieve global energy domination on Friday, overtaking Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil and natural gas producer.<p>New estimates released …

Hillary Clinton received more gifts from world leaders than Barack Obama

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton outpaced President Barack Obama last year in receiving lavish gifts from foreign leaders.<p>Mrs Clinton received gold jewellry worth half a million dollars from King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. The State Department said the gift included a necklace …

Bush vets split on Syria

President George W. Bush boldly took the country to war in Iraq a decade ago, but now some of his administration’s most vocal champions of that controversial endeavor are divided over what to do about Syria.<p>Some former Bush officials say the U.S. shouldn’t strike at Bashar Assad’s regime over the …

Protests against Syria attack gather momentum

<i>More than 100 protesters marched in Allentown, Pa., in opposition to U.S. military action in Syria. Lu Ann Cahn of NBC Philadelphia reports.</i><p>Demonstrators gathered in cities and towns across America on Friday to protest a possible U.S. military attack on Syria, with more demonstrations planned …

Syria strike targets: White House has likely narrowed down options, experts say

While the world waits to see whether the United States will respond with military force to the suspected use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government against its own citizens, defense officials have likely been formulating attack plans ever since the president declared the use of such weapons a …

Obamacare litmus: Lawmaker perks

Leaders on Capitol Hill fought quietly behind the scenes for months to tweak Obamacare rules, so the government could keep making big premium payments for aides and lawmakers when they were pushed onto the new health care exchanges.<p>But that victory is turning into something else for Republicans up …

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Amid the many debates about whether President Obama should use force against Syria has been three words: War Powers Resolution. It was passed in 1973 (despite a veto by then President Nixon) and was designed to involve Congress in any decision to send American troops into hostilities.<p>But the …

Putin Calls Claims Of Syrian Chemical Attack 'Nonsense'

Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. claims that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons "utter nonsense" and urged the White House not to launch a retaliatory strike.<p>Putin, speaking to reporters in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok, said he was convinced that reports of a …