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US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

By NEDRA PICKLER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a Bush-era surveillance law about to expire, the Obama administration is unveiling a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect...full story
updated 2015-04-26 03:01 AM
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Donna Lane, left, the mother of Christopher Lane, talks with reporters as she leaves the courtroom in Duncan, Okla, Friday, April 17, 2015. A jury convicted 17-year-old Chancey Luna Friday in the 2013 death of Christopher Lane. Looking on are Lane's American girlfriend, Sarah Harper, second from left, Lane's sister, Erin Lane, center, and Lane's father, Peter Lane, right. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Daniel Imrie-Situnayake holds an experimental banded cricket habitat constructed of egg cartons Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) FILE - In this April 7, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Howard University in Washington, at the university's medical center to discuss the impact of climate change on public health and steps his administration is taking to reduce the health impacts of climate change on communities. The cornerstone of President Barack Obama This Thursday, April 9, 2015, photo shows the trunk and feet of Chai, an Asian elephant, at the Woodland Park Zoo, in Seattle. On Wednesday, April 15, the zoo was preparing to move Bamboo and another elephant to a zoo in Oklahoma City after a federal appeals court declined to block their transfer. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Daniel Imrie-Situnayake inspects a pair of banded crickets retrieving moisture from a sliced potato in an experimental cricket habitat Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) This March 31, 2015 photo shows an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The AP's review of more than 2,300 pollution reports since 2008 found they didn't match official accounts of a diminishing leak. In fact, the reports show a dramatic spike in sheen sizes and oil volumes since Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) In this March 31, 2015 photo, a supply vessel crosses an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The New Orleans-based company has downplayed the leak's environmental impact, likening it to scores of minor spills and natural seeps that the Gulf routinely absorbs. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Scarlett Johansson arrives at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) FILE - In this March 30, 2015 file photo, actress and singer Hilary Duff poses for a portrait in New York. Duff stars in the new comedy series "Younger" and released a new single, a dance track called "Sparks." (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File) Meal worms try to escape from a straining bowl in a kitchen before being cooked Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in San Francisco. A growing number of "entopreneurs" are trying to persuade consumers that insects are the next super food, a nutritious, low-cost, environmentally friendly source of protein that can help feed a hungry world. But they face a tough job convincing Westerners that crickets, meal worms and caterpillars can be tasty treats. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance
By NEDRA PICKLER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a Bush-era surveillance law about to expire, the Obama administration is unveiling a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

Dutch Results

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Scottish Standings

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Danish Standings

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Marathon bomber trial casts focus on Boston Muslims
By BY PHILIP MARCELO
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BOSTON (AP) -- Boston's Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

Leicester beats Burnley in Premier League relegation scrap

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BURNLEY, England (AP) -- Leicester scored just a minute after Burnley missed a penalty, securing a 1-0 win in a high-stakes game between teams fighting....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

UN chief appoints new Yemen special envoy

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. chief has appointed a new special envoy to Yemen as pressure grows to return to talks in search of....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

VW board chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Volkswagen says board chairman Ferdinand Piech has resigned. The announcement Saturday follows a rare public clash between Piech and other board members....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

Greek Standings

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Man City leaves it late to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in EPL
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Fernandinho volleyed in an 89th-minute winner as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 3-2 to cement a place in the English Premier....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

US routs Canada 7-2 in semifinal at under-18 hockey worlds

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ZUG, Switzerland (AP) -- The United States defeated Canada 7-2 on Saturday to advance to the final of the under-18 world hockey championship. Colin White had....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

Hull beats Crystal Palace 2-0 in Premier League

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LONDON (AP) -- Dame N'Doye scored twice to give Hull a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday that lifted the team away from the....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

Messi scores in Barcelona's 2-0 win at Espanyol
By JOSEPH WILSON
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Lionel Messi helped set up Neymar's opener before scoring a goal of his own to lead 10-man Barcelona to a 2-0....Fullstory

2015-04-26 03:01 AM

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