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14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

In brief | Nation & world | 7-30-14

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, January, Barack Obama

18 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Robby Soave: Amash's Likely Primary Win Will Vindicate Libertarian Politics

Justin Amash's expected victory next week will prove his conservative district likes the congressman's libertarian brand just fine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Tea Party, Mike Rogers

19 hrs ago | TechNewsWorld

Leahy Bill Aims to Rein In Government Snooping

The USA Freedom Act could represent the best chance yet for meaningful reforms in U.S. government surveillance practices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner

Yesterday | Daily Kos

Bulk Data Collection authorized by Section 215, Now Targeted by Leahy's proposed Reforms

11, 2001, terrorist attacks, by requiring the government to narrowly limit the scope of its search.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, Social Software, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Yesterday | American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Bob Smith's big regret: Voting in favor of the Patriot Act

Republican Senate candidate and former U.S. Sen. Bob Smith, of Tuftonboro, said Tuesday that he regrets supporting the Patriot Act after the 2001 terrorist attacks and believes that states - rather than the federal government - should set criminal laws regarding possession of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, Drugs, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

CNet News

Proposed USA Freedom Act Updated for Improved Privacy

Efforts to reform government surveillance laws continue to push through Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush

VentureBeat

U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy's latest privacy bill culls NSA surveillance

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/29/u-s-senator-patrick-leahys-latest-privacy-bill-culls-nsa-surveillance/ NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful marketing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Marketing, Privacy

The Daily Caller

Senate Unveils New NSA Reform Bill, Silicon Valley, Privacy Advocates Praise

An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin, June 7, 2013.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Privacy, US News, Conservative Political News

Humans Rights Watch

US: Surveillance Reform Advances in the Senate

The NSA's large scale collection of phone metadata has deeply undermined the public's trust in government and is doing serious harm to basic freedoms and democratic accountability in the US.

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Related Topix: US News

NH Insider

Innis For Congress - Nashua Telegraph: "Guinta completely missed the point about patriotism"

"[For Frank Guinta] To insinuate that Innis stands with terrorists because he opposes the Patriot Act is unfair and ignorant.

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Related Topix: US News

The Hill

Leahy unveils 'historic' NSA reform bill

Sen. Patrick Leahy will introduce legislation on Tuesday to put sweeping new limits on U.S. surveillance and peel back the curtain on controversial spying programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

OpEdNews

Admitted Liar Claims Russia Is Shooting Artillery Into Ukraine

The ODNI says that this slide shows ground scarring at two multiple rocket launch sites oriented in the direction of Ukrainian military units.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, James R. Clapper, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Federal judge says U.S. government can steal unlimited money from...

The Department of Defense is not obligated to return money it seized from a Guantanamo Bay detainee that was eventually released to Algeria, according to a federal judge.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Camp Delta

Fri Jul 25, 2014

McClatchy

In Kansas, candidates spar over NSA

Todd Tiahrt, Pompeo's challenger in the upcoming Republican primary for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, has seized on the incumbent's proximity to the controversy _ and his voting record _ to attack him.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Kansas, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Kansas

Thu Jul 24, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Innis with terrorists? A low blow from Guinta

With all of the national security revelations of the last year, it is a really lousy debate point to suggest that those who want to protect Americans from government surveillance are on the side of the terrorists.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, Representative Frank Guinta, Opinion

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

FinCEN Designates Foreign Private Bank Under Patriot Act

On July 17, FinCEN named FBME Bank Ltd., formerly known as the Federal Bank of the Middle East, as a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act .

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Related Topix: US News

Nashua Telegraph

1st CD Gop hopefuls split over Patriot Act, raising gas taxes

Former Congressman Frank Guinta of Manchester and businessman Dan Innis of Portsmouth politely sparred Wednesday over the federal Patriot Act, raising gas taxes and career politicians during the first, broadcast debate of Republican candidates in the First Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Manchester, NH, Portsmouth, NH, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Federation of American Scientists

Senate Bill Requires Report on "All" NSA Bulk Collection - Federation Of American Scientists

The National Security Agency would be required to prepare an unclassified report on "all NSA bulk collection activities," the Senate Appropriations Committee directed in its report on the Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations bill, published yesterday.

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Related Topix: US News

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