WASHINGTON Breaking News: U.S. Says Allowing Snowden to Leave Airport would Be Disappointing

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WASHINGTON Breaking News: U.S. Says Allowing Snowden to Leave Airport would Be Disappointing

by Wochit 1:10 mins

The State Department said The United States would be deeply disappointed if Russia were to allow fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden to leave Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Snowden, who is wanted by the United States for revealing details of U.S. government intelligence, arrived in Russia on June 23 from Hong Kong, where he had fled to escape capture and trial in the United States on espionage charges. U.S. President Barack Obama sought to inject momentum into his economic and domestic policy agenda with a speech designed to clarify his vision for his second term and hammer Republicans in the House of Representatives for getting in his way. President Barack Obama is accusing Washington of taking "its eye off the ball" and getting distracted from the economy. Obama pledged a stronger second-term commitment to tackling the economic woes that strain many in the middle class nearly five years after the country plunged into a recession.

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