Navy Commander Allegedly Swapped Confidential Info For Prostitutes, Brazil Acknowledges Spying on U.S. Diplomats, Negative Opinions of Obamacare Are Up: P.M. Links


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  • According to court documents, Navy commander Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz passed confidential information to a company run by a Malaysian businessman nicknamed "Fat Leonard" in exchange for prostitutes and Lady Gaga tickets.
  • The Brazilian government, which has complained about the NSA's behavior in the past, has acknowledged that Brazil's intelligence agency has spied on American diplomats.
  • Only 35 percent of voters think that American elections are fair.
  • Negative opinions of Obamacare are up, with 53 percent of likely American voters saying they view the legislation at least somewhat unfavorably.  
  • Twitter has raised the price range for its IPO to between $23 and $25.
  • Some 1,500 pieces of artwork confiscated by the Nazis have been found in Munich. The collection reportedly includes pieces by Matisse and Picasso.

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