Bitcoin Crashes Thanks to China, White House Releases NSA Report Early, Feds Smacked Around Again About Secrecy: P.M. Links

  • Laid low by government authority, of course.Bitcoin’s prices have
    plunged significantly
    after China ordered local payment
    companies to stop offering exchange services.
  • The White House had been planning to wait until next year to
    release an internal report recommending various
    changes to National Security Agency surveillance rules
    , but
    given the week they’re having, they decided to release it sometime
    this afternoon.
  • Getting much less attention, another federal judge also smacked
    around the Obama Administration’s secrecy for
    refusing to release a foreign policy document
    in response to a
    Freedom of Information Act request, despite the fact that the
    document is completely unclassified.
  • Colleagues doubt
    Rep. Paul Ryan
    will run for president in 2016 and will instead
    pursue leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will
    face charges
    that he conspired with Hamas and Hezbollah to
    destabilize the country after his ouster.
  • Ronnie Biggs, notorious for Britain’s
    “Great Train Robbery”
    of 1963, has died at age 84.

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