Ecuador heats up anti-US talk as Obama cools discussion of Snowden

  • by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2013 - 8:27 PM

QUITO, Ecuador — President Barack Obama tried to cool the international frenzy over Edward Snowden on Thursday as Ecuador stepped up its defiance and said it was preemptively rejecting millions in trade benefits that it could lose by taking in the fugitive from his limbo in a Moscow airport.

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