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Senators Cross Aisle To Call For New Sanctions On Iran

A bipartisan measure introduced by 13 Republicans and 13 Democrats defies the president by calling for new sanctions if Iran breaks a deal on its nuclear program.
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Civil Liberties Groups Call For Obama To Enact NSA Changes

Civil liberties groups are urging President Obama to follow through with the recommendations of his NSA review committee. The panel suggested limiting the spy agency's electronic surveillance.
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Do Recommendations From White House Panel On NSA Go Far Enough?

A review panel convened by the White House released its report on surveillance by the National Security Agency Wednesday. Among concerns the task force has are NSA practices that some say deliberately weaken America's cyber security. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been critical about surveillance activities, and Mark Rumold, staff attorney for the organization, tells Audie Cornish about the pros and cons of the panel's recommendations.
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Obama Panel: NSA Phone Record Surveillance Should Be Limited

A review group appointed by President Obama has recommended major changes to government surveillance programs. The group effectively called for the end of one of the most controversial programs run by the National Security Agency: the collection and storage of phone records of millions of Americans.
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Presidential Review Panel Endorses Checks On NSA

President Obama's intelligence review panel has produced a report hundreds of pages long. It endorses a series of checks on the National Security Agency. The advisers have a list of recommendations for how to protect privacy while still trying to prevent terrorist attacks.
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Push For Release Of CIA Interrogation Report Continues

Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee are pressing for the release of a so-called torture report on Bush-era interrogation practices. But there are several hurdles to clear before portions of the report might become declassified.
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White House Releases Report On NSA Surveillance Program

A review panel convened by the White House has released its report on surveillance by the National Security Agency. The panel is one of several reviews of U.S. intelligence policy following leaks by former contractor Edward Snowden.
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Intelligence Panel Recommends Limits On NSA Surveillance

A panel appointed by President Obama to review U.S. surveillance activities has recommended that the NSA not be allowed to store Americans' phone records.
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Beijing: Near Miss As U.S. Warship 'Harassed' Chinese Vessel

Chinese state media have said the Dec. 5 incident involved the country's first aircraft carrier, but Defense Ministry officials did not name the warship.
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Judge Rules Against NSA Bulk Collection Program

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled the National Security Agency likely violated the Fourth Amendment in its controversial bulk phone collection program for Americans. The decision, which will be appealed, nonetheless represents a symbolic victory for opponents of mass surveillance.

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