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NSA tracks mobile phone locations worldwide: report

 The National Security Agency is collecting billions of records on the location of mobile phones around the world, The Washington Post reported, citing documents from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

White House defends NSA amid criticism of spying on European allies

 The White House on Monday defended the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) following further media exposures of its alleged spying on America's European allies and strong criticism from world leaders.

Yahoo CEO fears defying NSA could mean prison

 Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

Snowden father secures visa to visit son in Russia

 Former National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden's father Lon has secured documents to visit Snowden in Russia, Lon Snowden and his lawyer Bruce Fein said Saturday.

EU warns trade deal under threat over US bugging claims

 A long-awaited trade deal between the European Union and the United States could be in jeopardy over allegations that Washington bugged EU offices,

U.S. NSA chief says surveillance programs thwarted over 50 terror plots

 Two phone and internet surveillance programs run by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) have helped disrupt more than 50 potential terrorist attacks against the United States and its allies,