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Defense wins round on WikiLeaks helicopter video

FORT MEADE — Lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning can offer evidence contradicting the government’s assertion that he revealed classified information in a leaked battlefield video from Iraq, a military judge said Thursday. The judge, Army Col. Denise Lind, took ...

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Manning seeks dismissal of 10 counts in WikiLeaks case

HAGERSTOWN — An Army private charged in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history is seeking dismissal of 10 of the 22 counts he faces, contending they are either unconstitutionally vague or fail to state a prosecutable offense. ...

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Letter sent to Wikileaks suggests Manning wanted to make history

FORT MEADE — An Army witness says the intelligence analyst blamed for the largest-ever leak of U.S. secrets boastfully declared he was changing history in a letter adjoining some data he allegedly sent to WikiLeaks. Digital-crimes investigator David Shaver said ...

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Pretrial hearing in Wikileaks case bogs down over dispute

FORT MEADE — Pfc. Bradley Manning, the young soldier accused of aiding the enemy by slipping a trove of national security secrets to WikiLeaks, sat quietly at the opening session of his pretrial hearing Friday as government and defense lawyers ...

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More headaches for U.S. with new WikiLeaks releases

WASHINGTON — The accelerated public disclosure of tens of thousands of previously unreleased State Department cables by the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy organization has raised new concerns about the exposure of confidential U.S. embassy sources and is proving a source of fresh ...

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US reaches plea deal in NSA leaks case

The Justice Department on Thursday reached a plea agreement in the leak case against a former National Security Agency official. In court papers, the government said Thomas Drake will plead guilty to exceeding authorized use of a computer, a misdemeanor. ...

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Prosecution pares down NSA leak case

At an espionage trial that begins Monday in Baltimore, federal prosecutors will try to secure the conviction of a former National Security Agency executive for willfully retaining classified documents without indicating to jurors that the papers contained top secret information ...

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