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WASHINGTON  | 5 years on, US government still counting Snowden leak costs

WASHINGTON — Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero? Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are still trickling out. That includes recent reporting on a mass surveillance program run … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | 5 years on, US government still counting Snowden leak costs

Johnson on first Moscow visit by UK top diplomat in 5 years

MOSCOW/December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Moscow Friday, mixing calls for cooperation on global security challenges with sparring over allegations of Russian meddling in Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Despite an acerbic exchange between Johnson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, both diplomats expressed a strong desire to … Continue reading Johnson on first Moscow visit by UK top diplomat in 5 years