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Rockville man abducted in Pakistan calls for U.S. help

A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday to negotiate his release, saying he feels "totally abandoned and forgotten."

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Manning verdict could test notion of aiding enemy

FORT MEADE — It’s judgment day for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with aiding the enemy for giving troves of U.S. government secrets to WikiLeaks. The military judge hearing the court-martial for the former intelligence analyst was expected ...

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Witnesses discuss State Deptartment’s WikiLeaks response

FORT MEADE — The U.S. State Department took extraordinary steps to limit harm to foreign relations and individuals after an Army private allegedly sent more than 250,000 classified diplomatic cables to the secret-sharing website WikiLeaks, two agency officials testified at ...

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Former Maryland man pleads guilty to aiding al-Qaida in attack plots

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A former Maryland resident pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping al-Qaida plot attacks from his native Pakistan, reaching a plea deal with the U.S. government that limits his sentence but that his lawyers say could ...

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Rep. Ruppersberger views bin Laden photos at CIA

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger says he has viewed photos of Osama bin Laden that carefully compare images of the al-Qaida leader when he was alive with ones after he had been shot by Navy SEALs. Ruppersberger, the ...

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