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NY Times, Justice Dept. Under Fire For Concealing Info On NSA Snooping – 14 May 2014

RT logoThe New York Times and the Justice Department are under fire for bowing to the National Security Agency and either hiding (the Times) or misinforming (DOJ) the public about crucial pieces of the NSA’s secret spying programs.

An episode of PBS Frontline focuses on the 2004 decision by New York Times editor Bill Keller to kill a story on the NSA in the run-up to that year’s presidential election. The two-part program is called ‘United States of Secrets,’ and reveals “the dramatic inside story of the U.S. government’s massive and controversial secret surveillance program—and the lengths they went to trying to keep it hidden from the public.”

The report looks back at what the NSA called ‘The Program’ – the NSA’s decision to spy on Americans’ electronic interactions by spying on telephones, internet communications, metadata from emails, and almost all forms of electronic communications – all without warrants. Scandal broke out when the secretive agency’s spying techniques were revealed to the world – but not by Edward Snowden in the summer of 2013. The NSA first landed in hot water nearly eight years before the government whistleblower began leaking documents.
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NY Times – Laurie Goldstein – 384 Priests Defrocked Over Abuse In 2 Years – 19 January 2014

New York Times

The Vatican defrocked 260 priests for the sexual abuse of children in 2011 and 124 more in 2012 after the scandal exploded in Europe and beyond and bishops forwarded hundreds of cases to the Vatican, according to statistics compiled by The Associated Press.

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NY Times – Treasury Puts A Date On When Cash May Run Out: Oct. 17 – 27 September 2013

New York Times

By ANNIE LOWREY

September 25, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Treasury has handed Congress an urgent deadline: Oct. 17.

On that day, unless Congress were to raise the debt ceiling, the Treasury would have only $30 billion cash on hand, putting the United States on the precipice of an unprecedented default, the department said on Wednesday.

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World As Scorn For Vote Grows Protests Surge Around The Globe – NY Times

World As Scorn For Vote Grows Protests Surge Around The Globe. NY Times, 27th September 2011, By NICHOLAS KULISH

In Euro Zone, Banking Fear Feeds on Itself

In Euro Zone, Banking Fear Feeds on Itself By LANDON THOMAS Jr. and NELSON D. SCHWARTZ Published: September 6, 2011

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Norway Shooting and Bomb Attack Leaves at Least 91 Dead – NYTimes.com

Norway Shooting and Bomb Attack Leaves at Least 91 Dead – NYTimes.com.