Latest Edward Snowden News

DOJ sends letter to publisher of book by 'Anonymous'

Nov. 4, 2019 4:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department has sent a letter to the publisher and literary agency of the anonymous government official whose book is scheduled to come out later this month. The letter raises questions over whether any confidentiality agreement has been violated and asked for information that...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 29, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 25th: Fiction: 1. Carnival Row: Tangle in the Dark by Stephanie K. Smith, narrated by Karla Crome (Audible Original) 2. Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, narrated by Phoebe Fox, Rose Leslie, David Tennant, David Horovitch, James Wilby, Susan Wooldridge, Hannah...

Snowden memoir: The spy who came out and told

Oct. 28, 2019 8:43 AM EDT

"Permanent Record," Metropolitan Books, by Edward Snowden Edward Snowden is mostly self-invented, the fruit of his own ingenuity. If hacking, purely defined, consists of devising the simplest, most elegant way of getting what you want, then Snowden excelled at it, beginning when he set back every clock in the...

Trump-Ukraine whistleblower is part of long tradition

Oct. 1, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Brockovich, who has some experience in revealing disturbing secrets, knows what she would say to the government whistleblower at the heart of allegations that President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's president to investigate his political rival Joe Biden. "I would say, 'You are...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 1, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 27: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Originals) 2. The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Suzy Jackson (Audible Originals) 3. The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel by Ta-Nehisi...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Sep. 24, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

Apple Book charts for week ending September 22, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. The Institute by Stephen King - 9781982110598 - (Scribner) 2. The Testaments by Margaret Atwood - 9780385543798 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 3. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Sep. 24, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 20: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Studios) 2. The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Suzy Jackson (Audible Originals) 3. The Institute: A Novel by Stephen King, narrated by Santino Fontana...

France dismisses Snowden's latest request for asylum

Sep. 19, 2019 4:22 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister says "it's not the time" to grant a new asylum request from former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Snowden has been living in Russia to escape U.S. prosecution after leaking classified documents detailing government surveillance programs....

Justice Department files lawsuit against Snowden over memoir

Sep. 17, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, alleging he violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing a memoir without giving the government an opportunity to review it first. The Justice Department is seeking to...

Snowden calls on France's Macron to grant him asylum

Sep. 16, 2019 4:29 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programs, is calling on French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum. Snowden, now living in Russia to avoid prosecution in the United States, stressed in...