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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)

Report: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Avoids Extradition, Bound For Ecuador

An Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong believed to be carrying Edward Snowden landed in Moscow. On Sunday afternoon, WikiLeaks said Snowden was going to Ecuador to seek asylum.

06/23/2013

A passenger is escorted off a United Airlines flight from Hong Kong to Newark on June 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Ranted About Poison, CIA On Plane Had Worked For State Department

A man who went on a rant about national security on a flight from Hong Kong to Newark-Liberty International Airport Monday once worked for the U.S. State Department.

06/18/2013

A passenger is escorted off a United Airlines flight from Hong Kong to Newark on June 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Ranting About Poison, CIA Aboard Hong Kong-To-Newark Flight In Custody

He’s an American believed to be in his 30s, and claimed his name is Daniel Morgan Perry, during an anti-government rant recorded on a cell phone about nine hours into the 16-hour flight.

06/17/2013

A rally in support of Edward Snowden in Union Square - June 10, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New Yorkers Come Out In Support Of NSA Whistleblower

A rally was held in Union Square Monday to support the the American intelligence contractor who disclosed U.S. government surveillance programs.

06/10/2013

Shopping Along Fifth Avenue (file/credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Fifth Avenue No Longer The World’s Top Retail Address

It’s the first time in 11 years that the strip from 49th to 59th streets has been booted from the top of the list commanding the highest retail rents worldwide, according to a report by real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield Inc.

11/15/2012

MTA / 7 Train (credit: AP)

Gov. Cuomo Picks Former NYC Deputy Mayor For MTA Chief

Joseph Lhota served as deputy mayor for operations under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. He oversaw day-to-day management of the city, and supervised city agencies.

10/20/2011

Jay Walder, MTA chairman opens new Jay Street-Metrotech Station (Photo/Ginny Kosola)

MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces Resignation

Jay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.

07/21/2011

Bloomberg, passes through the gate of the MTR (Mass Transit Railway), an underground train in Hong Kong Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Bloomberg To Promote Electric Taxis In Cities

Mayor Bloomberg vowed to promote the use of electric taxis as he addressed a global coalition of major cities — the C40 conference in Hong Kong.

11/06/2010