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  • Ecuador official appears sympathetic to Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official appears sympathetic to Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- A top government official said Monday that Ecuador is still considering Edward Snowden’s request for political asylum, appearing to take a sympathetic stance while criticizing the United States and those who portray the leaker as a...
  • Moscow 'safest place' for Edward Snowden? Global spy mystery deepens

    MOSCOW -- As an Aeroflot plane filled with journalists made its way to Cuba with or without fugitive Edward Snowden on board, Russian officials continued to keep silent about his whereabouts and experts dwelled on possible scenarios of what has become a...
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
  • Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race'

    Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race'
    The longer former National Security Agency contract employee Edward Snowden stays holed up in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport while Russian President Vladimir Putin cynically proclaims him a martyr to freedom of speech...
  • Teacher will study climate change and caterpillars in Ecuador

    Teacher will study climate change and caterpillars in Ecuador
    A Crestview Preparatory School teacher is headed to Ecuador this summer to study climate change and caterpillars. Ryan J. Bache, who teaches 6th grade at the La CaƱada private school, won an Earthwatch Institute fellowship to conduct his research. He is...
  • Edward Snowden: Russia, Ecuador keeping NSA leaker at arm's length

    Edward Snowden: Russia, Ecuador keeping NSA leaker at arm's length
    MOSCOW -- Does anyone -- besides the United States -- want Edward Snowden? A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Sunday that Snowden, who leaked American security secrets and faces arrest by U.S. authorities, "is not our issue," even...
  • Snowden accuses Obama of 'deception,' punishing him with exile

    Snowden accuses Obama of  'deception,' punishing him with exile
    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden issued a plaintive appeal Monday from his diplomatic limbo at a Moscow airport, accusing the Obama administration of using the "bad tools of political aggression" to render him stateless. Snowden, whose U.S. passport...
  • Britain, Sweden have little leverage with Ecuador over Assange

     
    Granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leaves Ecuador in a testy standoff with Britain over the fate of the provocative activist, still holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Britain said it was disappointed and would not allow Assange...
  • Ecuador expected to decide fate of WikiLeaks' Assange

     
    Ecuador is slated to announce Thursday morning whether Julian Assange, the founder of the secret-spilling WikiLeaks website, will be granted asylum after holing up in its embassy....
  • Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

     
    Ecuador said it would grant political asylum to Julian Assange, the controversial founder of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website who has been holed up for nearly two months inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London in a bid to avoid extradition to...
  • Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

     
    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....