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Obama To Announce Transparency Initiative at 3pm ET Press Conference

One of the last things to do before beginning his vacation

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(Reuters)—U.S. President Barack Obama will unveil new measures on Friday to increase transparency and build public trust in controversial government surveillance programs, a senior administration official said.

Obama is scheduled to give a press conference at 3:00 p.m. eastern time (1900 GMT) from the White House.