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Germany, France Demand 'No-Spy' Deal

Get your eyes out of our call logs, Obama. At the start of the two-day European Council summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the United States must agree to a "no-spying" deal with Germany and France before the year's end. The demands come after revelations that the National Security Agency tapped into Merkel's private phone and accessed tens of thousands of French phone records. The U.S. already has a post-WWII no-spying deal with the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. The deal had previously been brought up between Merkel and President Obama earlier this summer, but nothing was decided.