Archive for June 9th, 2013

Stunning NSA leaks: Is Daniel Ellsberg back?

June 9, 2013
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The headline-grabbing national security leaks in The Washington Post and The Guardian last week both were authored by board members of a little-known, six-month-old advocacy group that was formed to support groundbreaking reporting.
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South Africa: Family visits ailing Nelson Mandela

June 9, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela received visits from family members on Sunday at a hospital where the former president and anti-apartheid leader was being treated for a recurring lung infection, while South Africans expressed their appreciation for a man widely regarded as the father of the nation.
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Qatar Petroleum in $467 mln deal with Gulf Drilling International

June 9, 2013
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DUBAI, June 9 (Reuters) – Qatar Petroleum (QP) has signed contract extensions worth a total of 1.7 billion Qatari riyals ($466.9 million) to continue using two drilling rigs owned by Gulf Drilling International Ltd (GDI), GDI said in a stock market statement on Sunday.
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2 Koreas talk in border village after tensions

June 9, 2013
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Government delegates from North and South Korea began preparatory talks Sunday at a “truce village” on their heavily armed border aimed at setting ground rules for a higher-level discussion on easing animosity and restoring stalled rapprochement projects.
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Attorney general under pressure to open more leak inquiries

June 9, 2013
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By David Ingram and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Attorney General Eric Holder appears to have little choice but to launch a new round of investigations into media leaks, the very issue that consumed him for the last month and led to renewed calls for his resignation.
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