A.M. Links: Four Arrested In Connection With Drugs Found at Philip Seymour Hoffman's Apartment, CVS To Stop Selling Cigarettes, Rep. Rogers Says Greenwald Illegally Sold Stolen Material


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  • Four people believed to be connected to the drugs found Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment have been arrested.
  • U.S. officials say that the Obama administration has curtailed drone strikes in Pakistan as the government there works towards holding peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban.
  • CVS Caremark pharmacies will stop selling tobacco products by Oct. 1.
  • Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has said that the journalist Glenn Greenwald, who has been reporting on the information leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, illegally sold stolen material.
  • A grand jury has indicted Ross Ulbricht, who is accused of creating Silk Road. CNN reports that Ulbricht is charged with "engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise, computer hacking, money laundering, and operating a narcotics conspiracy."
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to embark on a national tour amid the so-called "Bridgegate" scandal.

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