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Obama May Ban Spying On Heads Of Allied States

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President Barack Obama order the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the leaders of American allies. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama order the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the leaders of American allies. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

President Obama is poised to order the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the leaders of American allies, administration and Congressional officials said Monday, responding to a deepening diplomatic crisis over reports that the agency had for years targeted the cellphone of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.

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