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Body of fallen Marine returns home to Dallas for burial.

Sgt. Joshua Snowden, one of 15 Marines killed in a military plane crash earlier this month, will be laid to rest Friday at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Central Asia, Russia, and China: U.S. Policy at Eurasia's Core.

Photo credit: Aureliy / Located at the center of the Eurasian supercontinent, Central Asia is more appealing for great powers now more than ever. Its abundant natural resources and geographic position offer significant economic and political opportunities. Russia, China, and the United States all look at ...

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Watch: Meeting Snowden .

Edward Snowden, Lawrence Lessig and Birgitta Jónsdóttir, figures of the struggle for liberty, are questioning the future of democracy.

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For 1 victim of crash, life was about 'the Cowboys, Texas, the Marines, family and God'.

Staff Sgt. Joshua Snowden once belted out every word of Radney Foster's "Angel Flight" while clutching his camo Marine hat over his heart as tears streamed down his face. That was Josh – a Dallas boy who exhaled patriotism with every breath and had country music in his blood.

- Stars and Stripes - US

'He should go join Mr. Snowden in Moscow': Ex-Bush ethics lawyer tells Trump to move before pardoning himself.

President George W. Bush's ethics lawyer, Richard Painter, didn't pull any punches on MSNBC's “11th Hour with Brian Williams” Friday. He suggested that President Donald Trump simply move in with Russian President Vladimir Putin before trying to pardon himself. Citing a ...

- The Raw Story - US

Rudy Rucker on Walkaway.

Walkaway is my first novel for adults since 2009 and I had extremely high hopes for it as it entered the world, back in April. Since then, I've been gratified by the kind words of many of my literary heroes, from William Gibson to Bruce Sterling to the kind cover quotes from Edward Snowden, Neal Stephenson and Kim Stanley ...

- Boing Boing - US

Canada: Expedite Snowden-Linked Asylum Cases.

Expand Asylum seekers who sheltered Edward Snowden for a period in 2013 stand outside of Hong Kong's immigration department during a press conference in Hong Kong, China, May 15, 2017.  © 2017 AP Images – The Canadian government should fast-track its consideration of the refugee claims of seven people who sheltered ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Canada: Expedite Snowden-Linked Asylum Cases.

– The Canadian government should fast-track its consideration of the refugee claims of seven people who sheltered US National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden before he left Hong Kong in 2013. The Hong Kong government has sent the adult asylum seekers detention notices, indicating that they could soon be ...

- Human Rights Watch - US