Edward Snowden sits down exclusively with NBC News

 The elusive NSA whistleblower will appear in his first American broadcast interview with “NBC Nightly News” anchor and managing editor Brian Williams. The taped interview will air Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET. Snowden, who was granted temporary asylum in Russia, will talk about his role in uncovering the NSA’s wiretapping and spying program.
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 Thailand’s military junta wants face time with ousted leaders

A day after the military said it was taking control of the government to restore order, its new leaders have summoned 155 political figures to appear before them — or face arrest. Among the leaders who’ll have to answer to the junta is former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who stepped down this month after she was found guilty of abuse of power.

Tennessee brings back electric chair for executions

A shortage of lethal drugs has further muddied executions in the United States. As an alternative method, Tennessee’s governor on Thursday signed a law allowing for the use of the electric chair, although Old Sparky has fallen out of favor in most states. The Tennessee Federal Public Defender’s Office told NBC News it would challenge the new law in court.

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