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In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Schumer Threatens Economic Impact Against Ecuador If NSA Leaker Is Granted Asylum

Schumer issued a threat to the South American nation, warning its trade preferences with the U.S. would be in jeopardy if it allows Snowden in to avoid extradition on charges of espionage and theft of government property.

06/30/2013

Egyptair Diverted Flight

EgyptAir Passengers Arrive At JFK After Threatening Note Caused Emergency Landing

The EgyptAir jet – which was supposed to be a nonstop flight to JFK Saturday – had to land on a remote section of the tarmac at Prestwick Airport in Glasgow, Scotland.

06/16/2013