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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

HRW calls on Canada to expedite Snowden-Linked asylum cases.

The Canadian government should fast-track its consideration of the refugee claims of seven people, including the Sri Lankan family, who sheltered US National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden before he left Hong Kong in 2013, the Human Rights Watch reported yesterday.

- Dailymirror.lk - LK

US whistle-blower Edward Snowden slams Hong Kong government for ‘campaign’ against lawyer of families who housed him.

American whistle-blower Edward Snowden has slammed the Hong Kong government online, accusing it of “mounting a campaign” against the lawyer representing the seven asylum seekers who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013. Following news that the Immigration Department had filed complaints against Canadian barrister ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Group asks Canadian court to expedite applications of refugees who hid Snowden.

Lawyers have asked a Federal Court judge to order Ottawa to live up to it obligations to protect refugees

- The Globe and Mail - CA

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

Asylum seekers who housed US whistle-blower Snowden to sue Canadian government over refugee claims.

The seven asylum seekers who housed American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong in 2013 are set to sue the Canadian government on Tuesday for failing to expedite their refugee claims, which were filed in January. The group has already seen their protection claims rejected by the Immigration Department in Hong Kong ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

‘Authorities want me removed from case,’ lawyer for asylum seekers who helped Snowden claims.

The Immigration Department has asked to replace the lawyer for the seven asylum seekers who sheltered American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in 2013, accusing him of breaching the professional code of conduct and of having conflicting interests. Asylum hearings begin for deportation-threatened seven who sheltered Edward ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Asylum hearings begin for deportation-threatened seven who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong.

The seven refugees who harboured American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong are attending their first appeal hearings on Monday, as the prospect of detention and deportation looms. The seven – four adults from Sri Lanka and the Philippines, and three stateless children born in the city ­– had their ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

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