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Terror suspect: NSA program violated rights

Using evidence obtained under the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program violates a terror suspect's constitutional protection against unreasonable search and seizure, the suspect argued Wednesday in a court document filed with help from the American Civil Liberties Union.

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U.S. says firm defrauded on 665K background checks

The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden allegedly defrauded the government by submitting at least 665,000 investigations that had not been properly completed, and then tried to cover it up when the government suspected what was going on.

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Verizon reports 1,000-1,999 security data orders

WASHINGTON — Verizon Communications Inc. says it received between 1,000 and 1,999 government requests for customer information related to national security last year. The largest U.S. cellphone carrier made the disclosure Wednesday in its first report on law-enforcement data requests. ...

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Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections

Barack Obama

WASHINGTON — 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 ...

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