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Snowden's Russia asylum extended three more years

Edward Snowden's original, one-year deal with the Russian government had expired July 31. The NSA leaker's new deal is retroactive to August 1.

By August 7, 2014

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Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.

By July 9, 2014

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Snowden seeks asylum in Russia before trek to Latin America

The self-proclaimed whistleblower issues a statement before human rights organizations in Russia on Friday asking for temporary asylum until he can travel to Latin America.

By July 12, 2013

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Snowden offered asylum in Bolivia, Nicaragua, Venezuela

After sending out dozens of asylum requests to countries around the world, it's looking like NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden may be able to take up residence in Latin America.

By July 7, 2013

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Snowden withdraws Russian asylum request over Putin's comments

Russia's leader had said Monday that Edward Snowden could stay in Russia as long as he stopped "his work aimed at harming our American partners."

By July 2, 2013

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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

By August 19, 2014

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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

By August 13, 2014

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The secret to cult-movie success, revealed

A new video from Screen Junkies explores how the hottest cult films rise from obscurity into the mainstream, and what the others are missing.

By July 11, 2014

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Julian Assange, fashion model?

The WikiLeaks founder has reportedly been asked to work the runway in an upcoming menswear show by designer Ben Westwood, son of the legendary Dame Vivienne.

By June 27, 2014

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

By June 18, 2014