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Germany 'spied' on John Kerry and Hillary Clinton: Der Spiegel

Magazine claims foreign intelligence agency BND collected the phone calls by accident within the context of other operations

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White House: U.S. will be 'willing partner' if Iran's new president halts nuclear program

The inauguration of the new president of Iran, Hasan Rouhani, presents "an opportunity" for Tehran to resolve concerns over its nuclear programme and better engage with the West, the Obama administration said on Sunday.

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Trayvon Martin protests being held in more than 100 U.S. cities

Protests led by veteran civil rights leaders and the parents of Trayvon Martin are set to take place across the US on Saturday, amid ongoing anger over the acquittal of the man who shot dead the unarmed black teenager.

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Russian official: Asylum in Venezuela is Snowden's 'last chance'

Venezuela's offer of asylum could be NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's "last chance" to avoid extradition to the US, an influential member of the Russian parliament suggested Sunday.

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White House rejects 'false claims' of interfering in Egypt

Statement says US 'not aligned with any political party or group' as Muslim Brotherhood questions ElBaradei reports

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McCain and Feinstein pledge to close Guantánamo but sidestep hunger strike

Returning from trip to US prison camp, senators says inmates' care is 'safe and respectful' as dozens protest treatment

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Bradley Manning supporters hold pre-trial rally outside Fort Meade

Young soldier goes on trial Monday, charged with 'aiding the enemy' over sharing information on US military with WikiLeaks

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Petraeus biographer apologizes for 'harm' caused by affair

Paula Broadwell speaks publicly for the first time about the extramarital affair that led to the CIA director's resignation

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Police: Fatal shooting of gay man in New York was a hate crime

The fatal shooting of a gay man just blocks from New York's historic Stonewall Inn was a hate crime and could be linked to a rash of recent homophobic attacks, police said.

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Guantánamo hunger strikers subjected to harsh new method of force feeding

Lawyers for inmates say humiliating body searches instituted for prisoners who wish to talk to their representatives

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McCain insists Benghazi attack was covered up by the White House

Senator John McCain accused the White House of a "coverup" over Benghazi on Sunday, ratcheting up Republican pressure over the administration's handling of last September's consulate attack.

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More than half of Guantanamo detainees on hunger strike: official

More than half of the remaining detainees at Guantánamo Bay are now on a hunger strike, US military officials confirmed Sunday.

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British prisoner: 'People are dying' in Guantanamo Bay from systemic torture

A British hunger striker inside Guantánamo Bay has laid bare the deteriorating conditions of inmates, expressing fears that he and others will soon die as a result of what he described as "systematic torture".

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NRA endorses compromise legislation on background checks

A pro-gun lobby group broke ranks with the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA) on Sunday, stating it would endorse a bill that includes expanded background checks.

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Justin Bieber hopes Anne Frank 'would have been a belieber'

Teenage heartthrob and recent controversy magnet Justin Bieber has again left the internet slack-jawed, this time over comments left at the Anne Frank House.

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