Edward Snowden possibly allowed to leave airport: NSA seeks to fight anti-surveillance amendment in top-secret meeting; 22 killed in Mexican clashes; Anthony Weiner asks for another chance; guns allowed in North Carolina bars; and gay couple in Cincinnati may be buried together. Meanwhile, the royal baby has left the building; Selena Gomez takes a shot; and The Sandlot crew meets at the field once again.
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Snowden ‘allowed to leave airport’, http://rtvote.com/19i2kZG
Fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has been given an official pass to leave Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, Russian airport officials say. However, Snowden’s lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, said his client had not received the documents and would stay in the airport.
NSA holds emergency hearing to fight off anti-surveillance amendment in Congress, http://rtvote.com/15ISWct
The National Security Agency has invited certain members of Congress to a top secret, invitation only meeting to discuss a proposed amendment that could end the NSA’s ability to conduct dragnet surveillance on millions of Americans.
Clashes in Mexico’s Michoacan state leave 22 dead, http://rtvote.com/19i34xX
At least 20 gang members have died in clashes with police in Mexico’s western Michoacan state, officials say.
Anthony Weiner: “Give me another chance”, http://rtvote.com/15IXS10
The sex scandal that led to his 2011 resignation from Congress has become an issue during his mayoral campaign, as a series of lewd texts and photos revealed Tuesday has forced Weiner to ask New Yorkers to “give him another chance.”
N.C. lawmakers pass sweeping changes to gun laws, http://rtvote.com/1351bAY
North Carolina lawmakers approved a bill that allows concealed-carry permit holders to take firearms into bars and restaurants.
Cincinnati gay couple wins fight to be buried together, http://rtvote.com/1353yDX
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Cincinnati gay couple can be buried together, recognizing a marriage in Maryland that is not legal in Ohio.
Royal baby boy, Kate Middleton and Prince William leave Kensington Palace, http://rtvote.com/19i9Rrs
Selena Gomez talks 21st birthday: “I had a shot of Jack”, http://rtvote.com/15J1XlA
Rihanna breaks down in tears during concert, http://rtvote.com/15J2DHF
The Sandlot cast reunites at their old field, http://rtvote.com/19ia1yX
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