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'SNL's Obama forced into selfie to make up for Merkel spying

The cold open of "Saturday Night Live" sees President Obama trying to explain his selfie with the Danish prime minister. Then in walks German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

By Dec. 15, 2013

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Intelligence chief Clapper cites 'Casablanca' in dismissing Merkel mess

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper refers to a famous scene from the classic film in downplaying the tapping of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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NSA's UK partner targets German companies, says report

A new report out of Germany cites the Edward Snowden documents in saying that the GCHQ spied on German Internet companies. It also offers more info on US monitoring of Germany's chancellor.

By Mar. 29, 2014

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NSA, CIA spy on German officials from US embassy -- report

That's the claim from German news outlet Spiegel, which paints the US embassy as a "nest of espionage."

By Oct. 28, 2013

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Obama denies that US spied on German chancellor -- or does he?

It's an ever-growing pastime: reading between the lines of US statements about its surveillance programs. The latest episode has to do with the German chancellor's concerns that her cell phone was tapped.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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European leaders lash out at US over data snooping

Following reported revelations of the US spying on allies, some European officials say it's now more difficult to trust the US.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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White House approved spying on allies, officials reportedly claim

Some current and former U.S. intelligence officials say that the administration was not only aware of but OK'd the snooping, according to the Los Angeles Times.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Officials admit NSA snooped on world leaders -- WSJ

The spying program was reportedly curtailed this past summer when the White House finally became aware of it, reports The Wall Street Journal.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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President Obama says he can't use iPhone for 'security reasons'

While he fought hard to keep his BlackBerry when he entered the White House, the president says his daughters use their iPhones frequently.

By Dec. 4, 2013