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-- -- yeah we have breaking news the FBI says the NSA programs helped foil a bombing plot targeting the New York Stock Exchange we don't know exactly when this was.
-- it was a McDonald joins us now with more.
Using the FBI is confirming the Fox Business that it did use the basically Internet and phone surveillance to foil a plot.
The last decade a bomb plot that started in Yemen.
-- basically to bomb the New York Stock Exchange they also use surveillance to.
Uncover fifty anymore terrorist plots around the world here's what happened at the House Intelligence Committee hearing just moments ago.
In recent years these programs together with other intelligence.
Have protected the US and our allies from terrorist threats.
Across the globe.
To include helping prevent the terrorist the the potential terrorist events.
Over fifty times since 9/11 NSA utilizing 702 authority was monitoring -- known extremists in Yemen.
This individual was in contact with an individual in the United States named co lead always signing.
Always -- in other individuals that we identified.
Through a Pfizer that the FBI applied far through the tests.
Were able to detect indecent.
Plotting to bomb the New York Stock Exchange.
No year given no time period given there it may be separate from the separate plot to bomb both the near -- -- Citigroup and credential headquarters in new York New Jersey.
The Citigroup building in midtown was also under threat.
Checking with the FBI the FBI still determining whether or not those of two plots.
Also discussed at the hearing was the New York's subway bombing plot that was that basically uncovered.
The other surveillance methods that are now under attack.
And basically -- the world with the 2009 New York subway bombing plot.
And amber on that -- there was an Afghan American and two accomplices.
Here in New York so this is basically -- countering.
The criticism of the NSA monitoring the NSA also saying when that when they go to do surveillance.
They don't go back door into the likes of Google or FaceBook to their service they actually -- court orders to request the information.
And those companies have been compelled to give the information over to law enforcement.
Developing story -- tracking it throughout the day all right thanks very much Liz MacDonald.
Let's go now to -- the floor.
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