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Ex-NSA official Drake seeks probation in leak case

WASHINGTON — A former senior official with the National Security Agency who admitted leaking information on a failed billion-dollar NSA computer project is asking the judge to sentence him to a year’s probation and community service. Lawyers for 54-year-old Thomas ...

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Former NSA executive Thomas Drake pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Former National Security Agency senior executive Thomas A. Drake pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor in federal court in Baltimore on Friday, a day after striking a deal to dismiss Espionage Act charges that could have put him away for ...

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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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US lawyers look at criminal law in WikiLeaks probe

WASHINGTON — A senior defense official says lawyers from across government agencies are studying whether it might be possible to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act. The official says lawyers from the departments of Justice, State and ...

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