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  • The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls.
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  • A Navy admiral is President Barack Obama's choice to be the next head of the National Security Agency.
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  • Navy admiral is Obamas pick to take reins of NSA
  • A Navy admiral is President Barack Obama's choice to be the next head of the National Security Agency, which is embroiled in controversy over its secret surveillance programs and massive collection of phone and Internet data.
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  • U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder discussed a possible return of NSA leaker Edward Snowden Thursday.
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  • Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing such records. Still, he defended the nation's spying apparatus as a whole, saying the intelligence community was not "cavalier about the civil liberties of our fellow citizens."
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  • President Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans' phone records.
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  • President Barack Obama is considering restricting National Security Agency access to Americans' phone records.
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  • A federal judge ruled Friday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is legal.
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  • National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said his "mission's already accomplished" after leaking NSA secrets that have caused a reassessment of U.S. surveillance policies.
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  • A presidential advisory panel has recommended sweeping limits on the government's surveillance programs.
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  • A federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's collection of telephone records is likely unconstitutional.
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  • The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance.
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  • Merkel: US spying has shattered allies trust
  • European leaders united in anger Thursday as they attended a summit overshadowed by reports of widespread U.S. spying on its allies - allegations German Chancellor Angela Merkel said had shattered trust in the Obama administration and undermined the crucial trans-Atlantic relationship.
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  • The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, according to a report.
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