A.M. Links: Snowden Documents Show NSA Spied on 35 World Leaders, Democrats in Uneasy Position Amid Obamacare Site Investigations, Twerking Banned at Maryland High School


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  • The latest reporting on the documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveals that the NSA spied on 35 world leaders.
  • The ongoing investigations into the screwups relating to the Healthcare.gov launch have put some Democrats in an uncomfortable position.
  • Twerking has been banned at a Maryland high school's homecoming. Students and parents have had to sign a "dance contract" which says that students will be booted from the event if they twerk.
  • The ACLU and officials from the Ohio city of Defiance have come to a temporary agreement regarding the city's ban on sidewalk messages. The ACLU is arguing that the ordinance in question violates free speech rights and should not apply to chalk messages.
  • Twitter is seeking up to $1.4 billion in its initial public offering.
  • Tennessee has scheduled its first execution in five years.

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