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Partner of journalist in center of NSA leak detained

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LONDON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - British authorities have released without charge the partner of a journalist who received leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

David Miranda, the long-time partner of Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, was detained at London's Heathrow Airport for just under nine hours Sunday under the Terrorism Act.

The action triggered claims that authorities are trying to interfere with reporting on the issue.

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