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This is this Imus in the morning.
On the -- Good morning everyone -- 49 year old former CIA employee has identified himself as the whistle blower.
On the national security agency's secret phone and Internet surveillance programs.
Edwards noted who works for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton told the guardians Glenn Greenwald and -- portraits that it's important to send a message to the US government.
That people will not be intimidated Snowden who had recently been working at an NSA facility in Hawaii for Booz Allen.
Added that there are many other secrecy could have revealed that he wanted to harm national security but he says.
That's not his name in the end he says making such a move comes with obvious risks.
You can't come forward against the world's most powerful intelligence agencies.
And be completely free from risk because they're such powerful adversaries than that no one can meaningfully oppose them.
If they wanna get you don't get -- in time.
-- is now in Hong Kong and has been holed up in a hotel room there for weeks leading up -- the publication of stories by the guardian and the Washington Post.
About the documents he provided them with on the NSA programs the Justice Department says it has started a criminal investigation into quote.
The unauthorized disclosure of classified information by an individual was authorized access.
Checking the markets now here in the US futures have been in the green across the board all morning Dow futures are up about 4380 SPs at six and a half.
-- nasdaq's up almost eleven in Europe the unexpected weakness in Chinese trade data is affecting markets there and we've had a fairly flat morning London's down.
Almost seven points who got Paris -- about six Frankfurt up though.
At 76 points let's go live to London -- we're joined by Alistair McCain market analyst for IG -- joining us.
By -- Alastair UK prime minister David Cameron is giving a speech today supporting.
EU membership how important is this.
Import is is ahead of that next week's GA support.
Weeks -- it's part rather Burlington NORTHERN IRELAND.
Morning yes it's it's quite important it's not a particularly -- Faculty to come from as far as the the UK prime minister is concerned.
Certainly this city of London appreciate the fact that said the -- said he did.
It's the UK's largest trade partner and as such we do you really need to ensure that we have as it's great transaction business wise with the year is that as we possibly -- however.
As far as the -- of this concerns we have a pretty much a constant so flow of negative news as far as -- and is concerned that.
To a certain extent the island mentality of the UK pretty -- -- -- -- it -- when it comes to being dictated to by Europe.
Announcer just -- big jump in French industrial production how much optimism should.
Investors -- from this.
Well logically not quite as much optimism as French prime minister mr.
column -- had this weekend calling the end of the crisis I think he's.
Think Saudi optimistic arguably on the same sort of levels -- -- or Draghi not regard.
I think it's encouraging certainly Barrett's thinkers as far as the year is on his consent we're gonna need Iraq.
Positive European economic data.
Coming in rather than -- -- -- again.
-- that's Alastair -- go over and I do we appreciate Alastair thanks.
It took you got is turning into.
An emanate Monday AstraZeneca -- buying privately held -- therapeutics for up to one point 15 billion dollars.
The deal -- strength in AstraZeneca -- portfolio for respiratory diseases Britain's second biggest drugmaker steps up the drive to restock its product pipeline.
-- medical initially pay 560 million dollars for pearl.
And a total of 590 million is certain milestones are reached -- therapeutics as a key treatment in late stage development that's part of a new class of drugs.
For chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or CO PD AstraZeneca estimates 210 million people worldwide have CO PD.
Which is predicted to be the third biggest cause of death by two point one.
And I -- is buying privately held RL Polk for one point four billion dollars in cash and stock.
RL -- owns car fax which provides used car histories.
And is also leading provider of auto industry data I just -- businesses including defense publication Jane's.
And here's a look at commodities eleven goals are to the downside this morning -- down little more than thirty cents trading around 96 dollars a barrel gold.
Down a dollar ten and thirteen 81 announced.
Coming up this hour Imus -- guest will be Michael Riegle of the New York Post and now here's BI and then on.
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