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Germany Wants Answers From US Over Cellphone Monitoring

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BERLIN (AP) - The fallout is growing in Germany over alleged U.S. cellphone monitoring.
    
A senior lawmaker says he's concerned about what Washington didn't say about allegations that Chancellor Angela Merkel's (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhlz) cellphone was monitored.
    
The U.S. says it isn't monitoring and won't monitor, but hasn't claimed it never monitored.
    
Germany summoned the U.S. ambassador today for an explanation.
    
Merkel's government says she complained to President Barack Obama in a phone call yesterday about alleged monitoring.

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