Illinois Headlines by the Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The New York Times is reporting that the National Security
Agency was involved in surveillance of an American law firm while it represented
Indonesia in trade disputes with the U.S.

 

The law firm is not identified in the document obtained by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. But the Times says the Chicago-based firm Mayer Brown was advising the Indonesian government on trade issues at the time the document was written last year.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford (ROOTH’-ur-furd)
says he has not read the report of an investigation into allegations of sexual
harassment and political pressure in his office, but a spokeswoman says he might
have read an executive summary. The Republican candidate for governor has
promised to release an outside review of claims made by an ex-employee in a
federal lawsuit filed last week.

CHICAGO (AP) _ Authorities say a 3-year-old boy died and three others were
injured during a fire on Chicago’s West Side. The Sun-Times reports Friday
night’s blaze started around 8 p.m. and eventually spread to a neighboring home
in the city’s Austin neighborhood.

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