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TODAY   |  May 14, 2013

Justice Dept. says it seized AP phone records

The Justice Department confirmed that it secretly obtained phone records of Associated Press reporters as part of an ongoing leak investigation. The AP is calling it a “massive and unprecedented intrusion.”

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>>> the justice department has confirmed it secretly obtained phone records from "associated press" reporters as part of an ongoing leak investigation. in a letter of protest, the ap calls the investigation a massive an unprecedented intrusion in news gathering operations and demands return of the records and destruction of all copies. the head of the ap says he is very troubled by the investigations and wants to hear the government's explanation.