By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Brazil's top leaders emerged on Sunday. President Dilma Rousseff and top aides have had confidential communication intercepted by the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA), Rio-based American journalist Glenn Greenwald disclosed this Sunday on primetime Globo newscast Fantástico.

The top-secret documents, leaked to Greenwald by former NSA analyst-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden, appear to show that the agency hacked Rousseff’s telephone calls and e-mail exchanges.

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