"The report from the office of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was the first measure of the effects of the 2015 USA Freedom Act, which limited the NSA to collecting phone records and contacts of people US and allied intelligence agencies suspect may have ties to terrorism", reportedReuters on Tuesday. That said, this is still a massive number considering the NSA is supposed to now be limited in its authority to collect bulk data.
The document, published late on Tuesday, specified that the NSA collected through telecommunications services providers such phone calls data as originating and terminating telephone numbers, International Mobile Subscriber Identity numbers, telephone calling card numbers and calls duration.
Critics of the USA Freedom Act had previously warned that it doesn't do enough to block the NSA from collecting bulk phone records, and that mass surveillance is still possible.
A report from the office of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats presented the first measure of the effects of the 2015 USA Freedom Act, which limited the NSA to collecting the phone records and contacts of people that the United States and allied intelligence agencies suspect may have ties to "terrorism".
The government report detailed that the NSA still amassed vast amounts of data under a new system, despite having been court ordered to only use the system to apprehend 42 terrorism suspects in 2016.
In fact, the transparency report mentioned one occasion in 2016 when the Federal Bureau of Investigation collected intelligence on an American while running a search of Section 702 data that was going after evidence of a crime unrelated to foreign intelligence.
The report comes amid President Donald Trump's claim that the Obama White House acted inappropriately in asking intelligence analysts to disclose names.
Predators' Fiala out of playoffs after breaking leg
Past year the Preds won an opening-round series over the Ducks but fell to the Sharks in seven games in the second round. Nashville Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left leg in Wednesday night's Game 1 against the St.
Hurricanes acquire G Darling from Chicago for draft pick
Darling, 28, went 18-5-5 with a 2.38 goals-against average and a.924 save percentage in 32 games for Chicago in 2016-17. The pick the Blackhawks acquired was originally that of the Ottawa Senators , so it will fall in their draft slot.
Both Republican and Democratic members of the congressional intelligence committees have said that so far they have found no evidence to support either allegation. And it's a topic that should be number one.
Officials said that they don't have a breakdown of how many individuals' phone records are represented in that 151m.
"The same technologies that are being used to connect us, to tie us together, to let you listen to this right now, are also being used to make records about your activity", Edward Snowden said during an interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is the subject of significant debate in Congress, with a newfound push to reform the rule that permits the NSA to collect foreign intelligence information on non-U.S. citizens living or traveling outside the U.S.
Because the 151 million would include multiple calls made to or from the same phone numbers, the number of people whose records were collected also would be much smaller, the officials said.
The Office of the National Director said in the report that the names of 1,934 United States people were unmasked previous year in response to specific requests, down from the 2,232 people unmasked in 2015.
One observer of the US intelligence community said the rise in targets - which hit 92,707 in 2014 and 94,368 in 2015 - might reflect an increasingly diverse gamut of adversaries rather than an intensification of surveillance.
He became the seventh driver to win a Cup race in 2017 and he did it in his 300th career start in the series. Kevin Harvick is another driver who has had several strong races without a victory to show for it in 2017.
Business development manager Shelton Rose has seen a number of athletes from Jamaica run at the legendary track meet. The time when athletes throughout North America compete to rise to the top for their talents and athletic prowess.
Across North America, Taco Bell serves more than 40 million customers per week and there are almost 200 locations in Canada. Consumers aged 19-plus can expect a selection of beer on the menu, with the potential for more beverages to be added later.
You don't have to be a master lip-reader to figure out that he was telling Machado he did not agree with his teammate's decision. Following the game, Pedroia expressed frustration with what had happened, saying the Red Sox should have handled it better.
He remains in custody, having been arrested on suspicion of offences under the Terrorism Act and possession of offensive weapons. Police said all four had been "arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts".
Gorka reportedly plans to accept a new role that will focus on the "war of ideas" and Islamic extremism. Gorka's position in the SIG was meant as only a temporary role, a source told the Washington Examiner .
Last year, the United States sold $267 billion in goods to Canada (led by autos and machinery), more than to any other country. President Trump earlier on Tuesday hit out at Canada over the dairy trade, threatening to broaden his actions beyond lumber.
This was slightly above the 175K expected by analysts, although the March numbers were revised downward by 8K to 255K. That contrasted with the Bureau of Labor Statistics' jobs report , which showed the economy added 98,000 jobs.
Regardless, we're sure the victim ( Kenneth Mosher)'s family would like some answers about what exactly caused this fatal crash. News, Soules can be heard telling the operator, "There's no address". "It took hours to get a search warrant to retrieve Mr.
Net loss narrowed to $61.6m, or 9c a share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $79.7m, or 12c a share, a year earlier. Trump's tweets generate headlines on a daily - if not hourly - basis, ensuring Twitter is constantly in the news cycle.
Crosby was skating by Washington goaltender Braden Holtby when he turned awkwardly after being stick-checked by Alex Ovechkin . The injury-plagued Penguins were already without top defenseman Kris Letang and starting goalie Matt Murray before the series.
The deal includes $1.3 billion to extend health insurance benefits for more than 22,000 retired mine workers and their widows. Trump's request for additional immigration agents was denied and the IRS budget would be frozen at $11.6 billion.
I'm not sure it'll be in the first round but I expect the Cowboys to move back at some point and pick up an extra pick or two. SAM Irwin-Hill's National Football League dream is alive again after the punter was this week signed by the Dallas Cowboys.
"Our goal is to be a dependable place so that when you want to see what's happening, you think of going to Twitter", said Noto. Earlier this month, Twitter lost a bidding war to Amazon for the streaming rights of Thursday Night NFL games.
With all due respect to edge rushers and tight ends, many believe the most talented position in the 2017 draft is defensive back. Their selection of RB James Conner of Pitt, who came back from cancer to play for the Panthers, was inspirational and wise.
Around 6 p.m., panicked 9-1-1 calls about the attack sent police to the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex in University City . The witness said that tenant walked up to the shooter, who seemed to be acting strangely. "I really can't explain what happened".
That would be an improvement from last year's 1.6 percent, the weakest showing in five years, but far below Trump's goal. Higher inflation, which saw the consumer price index averaging 2.5 percent in the first quarter, also hurt spending.
Foster proved he could play on the big stage as well, notching 12 tackles and a sack in the Championship Game loss to Clemson. Howard is the first SEC tight end taken that early since 2004, when New England selected Georgia's Ben Watson.
When Dao refused to leave the plane, the airline called in Chicago Aviation Department officers, who dragged him off the flight. Those who volunteer to surrender their seats when a flight is overbooked would get up to $10,000 in compensation.
You can not just go home and say "things like this happen" after what happened here. "They were decisive scenes". Ronaldo hit his 98th goal when he levelled the match at 1-1, only for Sergio Ramos to score a late own goal.
Tusk said however that "before discussing the future, we have sort out our past and we handle it with genuine care - but firmly". European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
The crash sent Kenny and the tractor into a ditch, which ended up killing him. "I can feel a pulse", Soules told the operator. Former Bachelor star Chris Soules has been arrested following his involvement in a fatal vehicle crash, sources say.
There was a scare at a middle school in Mason County today, with reports of a possible active shooter on the campus. Clifford O'Findlay Middle School in North Las Vegas was briefly placed on a lockdown while officers investigated.