A.M. Links: Federal Cybersurveillance Expands to Private-Sector Employees, Pentagon Delaying Furloughs, NRA Challenging New York Gun Control Law in Court


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    An executive order by President Obama expands the federal government's cybersurveillance program aimed at defense contractors to include private sector employees at big banks, utilities and some transportation companies.

  • The Defense Department is delaying furloughs for some employees for at least two weeks after Congress agreed to send more money.
  • The NRA is challenging the constitutionality of New York's recent gun control law in federal court.
  • The Department of Justice says up to two-thirds of hate crimes go unreported.
  • A federal lawsuit seeks to prevent Arizona from denying driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.
  • Russia says nyet to Cyprus' request for a bailout.
  • Nicolas Sarkozy will be formally investigated for his campaign fundraising activities.

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