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Manning again seeks dismissal of some WikiLeaks charges

HAGERSTOWN — An Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history is reviving his request to have some charges dropped. Pfc. Bradley Manning’s civilian defense attorney said Wednesday he has filed a renewed motion seeking ...

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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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Prosecutor says Manning defied U.S. trust

FORT MEADE — An Army intelligence analyst defied the nation’s trust by indiscriminately pulling more than 700,000 documents from a supposedly secure computer network and giving reams of national secrets to WikiLeaks, a military prosecutor argued Thursday at the close ...

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Lawyer: Manning’s hearing set in WikiLeaks case

WASHINGTON — The lawyer for a U.S. soldier suspected of passing thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks says a military hearing has been scheduled to determine whether he will stand trial. Attorney David Coombs posted the information about Pfc. Bradley ...

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Army says WikiLeaks suspect fit to stand trial

WASHINGTON — The Army says the intelligence analyst suspected of illegally passing government secrets to the WikiLeaks website has been found competent to stand trial. Army spokesman Gary Tallman says a panel of experts completed its evaluation of Pfc. Bradley ...

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Astrachan and Easton: Fight WikiLeaks case in court, not cyberspace

If WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange conspired with Bradley Manning to acquire and disseminate classified government documents, the United States should indict, extradite, and prosecute him. But the United States government should not use extralegal means to coerce or bribe American ...

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