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This photo released by the Kenya presidency shows the collapsed upper car park of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi last week after al-Shabab terrorists attacked with explosives and guns, killing more than 60 people. Kenya Presidency via AP hide caption

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Al-Shabab Shifts Focus From Territory To Terrorism

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Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's secret surveillance program have pushed the agency to expedite planned reforms ahead of schedule, according to NSA officials. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended

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Government officials tell NPR that Edward Snowden's job responsibilities allowed him to copy sensitive files unnoticed. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Officials: Edward Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties

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With the possibility of a strike on Syrian targets, U.S. firms are trying to protect themselves from cyberattacks that may follow. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Firms Brace For Possible Retaliatory Cyberattacks From Syria

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Leaked Documents Reveal Budget Breakdown Between CIA, NSA

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Proposed Strikes Against Syria May Have Too Narrow A Purpose

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Did Publicizing The Terror Alert In Yemen Help?

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FISA Court: NSA Surveillance Program Was Unconstitutional

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Secret Ruling Found NSA's Surveillance Violated Constitution

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NSA Accused Of Repeatedly Violating Privacy Rules

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Part of the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston, N.Y., is seen from the air on Aug. 14, 2003, during a massive power outage that stretched from New York to Detroit and into Canada. David Duprey /AP hide caption

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The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For

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Protesters demonstrate against alleged NSA surveillance in Germany during a rally in Hannover, Germany, on Saturday. Peter Steffen/AP hide caption

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Which Citizens Are Under More Surveillance, U.S. Or European?

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Obama Administration Caught In The Middle On Iran

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U.S. Worries NSA Leaker's Files Could Be Hacked

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Panama Searches Impounded North Korean Cargo Ship

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