A.M. Links: Government Doesn’t Know How Many Secrets Edward Snowden Will Reveal, John McCain Question’s CIA’s Forthrightness, Peter O’Toole Dead at 81

  • didn't win a raspberry eitherGovernment officials
    they may never know exactly how many secrets Edward
    Snowden took with him before leaving an NSA facility in Hawaii,
    because the center didn’t have software controls. They’ll just have
    to find out by reading it in the newspapers.
  • John McCain
    the CIA hasn’t been open with Congress about Robert
    Levinson, a former FBI analyst gone missing in Iran who it was
    revealed was working an off-book mission in the country for a team
    of CIA analysts. The young senator will learn the CIA’s ways
  • A Colorado high school student who shot two classmates before
    killing himself was
    an outspoken advocate of gun control and other
    left-wing policies, so the media is unlikely to try to use the
    incident to smear his ideological fellow-travelers.
  • Toronto Star city hall beat reporter Daniel Dale is

    Mayor Rob Ford for libel for calling the reporter a
  • Israeli soldiers
    two Lebanese soldiers near the border after seeing
    “suspicious movements.” The IDF believes they were responsible for
    the fatal shooting some hours earlier of an Israeli soldier by a
    Lebanese sniper.
  • Norway’s government won’t
    Bitcoin money, but will consider it an asset and apply
    the appropriate taxes.
  • Google has
    Boston Dynamics, a robotic design company, the tech
    firm confirmed this weekend.
  • Actor Peter O’Toole, who was nominated for eight Academy Awards
    but never won one, a record, died
    aged 81.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/16/am-links-government-doesnt-know-how-many

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