A.M. Links: Rand Paul Calls For End of NSA Mass Surveillance of Americans, At Least 17 Protesters Killed in Kiev, Korean Reunions Begin


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  • Writing for The Guardian website's "Comment is Free" page Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said, "It's time to trash the NSA's mass surveillance of Americans, for good."
  • At least 17 protesters have been killed in Kiev after a truce between the Ukrainian president and the opposition broke down.
  • NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he is "humbled" after being elected rector of Glasgow University.
  • Speaking about health insurance sign up targets, Vice President Joe Biden said, "We may not get to seven million, we may get to five or six, but that's a hell of a start."
  • The first reunions between North and South Koreans since 2010 are taking place.
  • A family lawyer claims that a cop shot a teen in Georgia after he answered his front door while holding a Wii remote.

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