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US spy chiefs hit back in Europe row

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US espionage chiefs hit back Tuesday in a row over mass spying, saying reports American eavesdroppers scooped up millions of phone records in Europe, were "completely false." 

Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Commander of US Cyber Command General Keith Alexander (C) testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 29, 2013

In a stunning twist to the transatlantic spying storm, General Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency, said that in many cases European spy agencies had accessed phone records and shared them with the NSA.

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