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Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
SHOTLIST:ABC POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington - January 17, 20141. Wide shot of President entering, walking to podium with applause and 'thank you'2. SOUNDBITE (English) President Barack Obama"'The men and women of the intelligence community including the NSA consistently follow protocols designed to protect the privacy of ordinary people -- they're not abusing authorities in order to listen to your private phone calls or read your emails."3. SOUNDBITE (English) President Barack Obama"Given the fact of an open investigation, I'm not going to dwell on mr snowden's actions or his motivations I will say our nation's security depends in part on the individuals entrusted with those secrets"4. SOUNDBITE (English) President Barack Obama"We have to make some important decisions about how to protect ourselves and sustain our leadership i the world while upholding the privacy protections that our ideals and constitution require."5. SOUNDBITE (English) President Barack Obama"We will reform programs and procedures in place to provide greater transparecy to our surveillance activities and fortify the safeguards that protect the privacy of US persons."6. SOUNDBITE (English) President Barack Obama"I'm also calling on congress to authorize the establishment of a panel of advocates from outside govt to proivde an independent voice in matters before the surveillance court."7. SOUNDBITE (English) President Barack Obama"I'm asking the attorney general and DNI to insitute reforms that place adiditonal restrictions on govt's ability to retain search and use in criminal cases communications between americans and foreign citizens incidentally collected over section 702"STORYLINE: Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing such records. Still, he defended the nation's spying apparatus as a whole, saying the intelligence community was not "cavalier about the civil liberties of our fellow citizens." The president also directed America's intelligence agencies to stop spying on friendly international leaders and called for extending some privacy protections to foreign citizens whose communications are scooped up by the U.S.