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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 December 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 October 29, 2013

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German spy agency nabbed phone calls by Kerry, Clinton

Spy outfit accidentally recorded calls by current and former US secretaries of state, says report, an awkward revelation given Germany's outcry over NSA.

By August 16, 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 October 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 October 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 October 25, 2013

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Is Twitter responsible for Germany's massive soccer loss?

Before today's Euro 2008 Final, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel was texting her players. They kept winning. But, now, a loss in the Final..

By June 29, 2008

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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 March 29, 2014

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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 October 29, 2013