June 24th, 2013
02:30 AM ET

U.S. urges Russia to expel Snowden

Washington is urging Moscow to send Edward Snowden back to the United States instead of letting him fly to Ecuador for asylum.

"We expect the Russian government to look at all options available to expel Mr. Snowden back to the U.S. to face justice for the crimes with which he is charged," U.S. National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said early Monday.

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  1. Aaron Hernandez

    I see.

    June 29, 2013 at 10:02 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Aaron Hernandez

    Why is there an intervention here. I am innocent.

    June 29, 2013 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Aaron Hernandez

    Hey im the real Aaron. Whos been using my name. I will get bail. Find u and take care of u in a Nissan_altima u punk

    June 30, 2013 at 8:07 am | Report abuse |
  4. Aaron Hernandez

    I am going to mess up your face for impersonating me punk/

    June 30, 2013 at 8:09 am | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    Lol @ trollio, your imagination sure kicks into high gear sat nite til sun nite doesnt it.

    June 30, 2013 at 12:39 pm | Report abuse |
  6. saywhat

    Good afternoon @chrissy
    NSA spying on EU offices in Washington is the latest in the 'brilliant' strategy that is sure to 'add' to our ever increasing prestige & credibility around the world. need i mention 'sarcasm alert'?

    June 30, 2013 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  7. saywhat

    Also my friend another worthwhile read for all thinking Americans.
    "Earth's Alpha Predator" by Rand Clifford appearing in Veterans News Now. Attention all Vets.

    June 30, 2013 at 12:47 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Stan

    Obama

    June 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  9. chrissy

    @ saywhat, Did you read Equadors response to the US scare tactics if they grant asylum to Edward Snowden? Lol boy they sure got our number dont they?

    June 30, 2013 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  10. BOMBO

    So, Ecuador's prez contradicts Putin, says Russia isn't letting him go. Let's face it folks, he's not in the airport.

    June 30, 2013 at 7:50 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    Lmao @ BOMBO! I totally was not expecting that from you, thankyou for that giggle! 😉

    June 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    Hell, for all we know hes probably not even in Russia!

    June 30, 2013 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse |
  13. ON THE RADAR

    •Will Snowden end up in Equador
    •What can we expect in the Zimmerman trial
    •Will the evidence put Hernandez away for good
    •When will the Southwest get relief from the heat

    June 30, 2013 at 9:14 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    Thank you @ On The Radar! Thank goodness SOMEONE is updating the news around here!

    June 30, 2013 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  15. saywhat

    Good morning all.
    Yes@chrissy i did and felt embarrassed for us and at the stupidity of 'ravings' of some in our Congress.
    News today is that Germany is preparing to file criminal charges against US & Uk over spying on them.

    July 1, 2013 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
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