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Snowden Gets Nobel Peace Prize Nomination From Norwegian MP

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January 29, 2014 AT 5:13 AM
A Norwegian member of parliament nominated former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday, arguing that his release of classified documents made the world a safer place. Baard Vegar Solhjell, a former minister for the Socialist Left party, said Snowden's revelations deepened the public's understanding of the extent to which states spy on their own citizens. Snowden, living in temporary asylum in Russia after disclosing U.S.