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WikiLeaks:
WikiLeaks Statement On Edward Snowden's Exit From Hong Kong  —  Mr Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower who exposed evidence of a global surveillance regime conducted by US and UK intelligence agencies, has left Hong Kong legally.  He is bound for a democratic nation via a safe route …
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The Huffington Post:
David Gregory's Shocking Question To Glenn Greenwald  —  “Meet the Press” host David Gregory asked columnist Glenn Greenwald why he shouldn't be charged with a crime for working with NSA leaker Edward Snowden.  —  Greenwald was on to discuss his source's Sunday morning flight from Hong Kong to Moscow.
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
You Don't Have To Like Edward Snowden  —  Reporters have always been comfortable ignoring their sources' motives.  Now everybody else needs to get used to that.  —  Via: @MiriamElder  —  One of the most difficult features of the new news environment is that everybody gets to see the utter mess …
New York Times:
Snowden, in Russia, Said to Seek Asylum in Ecuador  —  MOSCOW — Edward J. Snowden, the fugitive former National Security Agency contractor wanted by the United States for leaking classified documents about global American surveillance, fled his Hong Kong hide-out for Moscow on Sunday aboard …
Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
On Snowden's trip, no good options for Obama  —  Edward Snowden's globe-trotting is the latest international headache for President Barack Obama, with no relief in sight.  —  The former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents about top secret electronic surveillance programs …
James Pomfret / Reuters:
Hong Kong lets Snowden leave, with Cuba among possible destinations
Kevin Liptak / CNN:
Schumer: Putin 'aiding and abetting Snowden's escape'
ABCNEWS:
‘This Week’ Transcript: NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander
Guardian:
Edward Snowden arrives in Moscow
Discussion: Towleroad News #gay and Mediaite
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
NSA leaker Snowden lands in Moscow, seeks asylum in Ecuador
Discussion: Politico and CNN
BuzzFeed:
LGBT Military Group's Board Ousts Leader, Prompting Staff And Board Resignations  —  Allyson Robinson took over the helm of OutServe-SLDN last October, the first out transgender leader of a national LGBT rights organization whose primary focus is not solely transgender issues.
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Bil Browning / The Bilerico Project:
OutServe/SLDN Exec Dir Fired; Senior Staff Resigns [Updated]  —  OutServe/SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson was fired after a board coup yesterday according to a leaked email sent to Bilerico Project.  Robinson was the only transgender leader of a major LGBT organization that is not specifically trans-related.
CNN:
Nelson Mandela in critical condition, South Africa's president says  —  Revolutionary and politician Nelson Mandela  —  (CNN) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in critical condition, officials said.  —  Mandela's condition worsened in the past 24 hours …
Discussion: KTLA 5
Lila Shapiro / The Huffington Post:
Equality House Hosts Gay Wedding Across From Westboro Baptist Church  —  On Saturday night, Kimberly Kidwell, a 31-year-old EMT, married Katie Short in a wedding ceremony on the front lawn of the Equality House in Topeka, Kan. — directly across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church.
Washington Post:
Taliban kills foreign climbers in Pakistan  —  PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Gunmen stormed a camp on Pakistan's second-largest mountain Sunday, killing nine foreign climbers, including a U.S. citizen, in a brazen assault that could deal a blow to the country's efforts to jumpstart its tourism industry.
Eric W. Dolan / The Raw Story:
Morality study finds conservatives show a ‘general insensitivity to consequences’  —  When it comes to topics like abortion or assisted suicide, there seems to be no common ground between conservatives and liberals.  Why is there such a noticeable rift between the two political orientations?
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Schumer predicts mass demonstrations if House blocks path to citizenship  —  A senior Democratic senator predicted Sunday there could be massive demonstrations in Washington if House Republicans try to block a bill to grant legal status to millions of immigrants.
Hemant Mehta / Friendly Atheist:
Time Cover Story Wrongly Attacks Atheists for Not Helping Out Victims of Oklahoma Tornadoes  —  The cover story in this week's Time magazine, written by Joe Klein, is all about how volunteering and doing service projects may help curb the effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our veterans:
Discussion: The Raw Story and Making Light
 
 
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Hugh Muir / Guardian:
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Guardian:
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