The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi25° Chance Snow Showers

Tonight

Lo27° Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi35° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo26° Slight Chance Snow

Monday

Hi28° Slight Chance Snow

Monday Night

Lo9° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi20° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo4° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi19° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo6° Partly Cloudy

Obama favors limits on NSA phone surveillance

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama today called for ending the government’s control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court’s permission before accessing the records.

The president also directed intelligence agencies to stop spying on friendly international leaders and called for extending some privacy protections to foreign citizens whose communications are scooped up by the United States.

Obama was announcing the…

View my options or Sign in

 

Look!

We've got special online subscription rates for you.
Get 24-hour access to wenatcheeworld.com AND the Digital Edition. Just $12 for twelve weeks, introductory price. Offer only good until October 31.
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Wenatchee World subscribers:
Digital access is included with your subscription.
Subscriber login