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Federal judge dismisses patent-infringement lawsuit

A federal judge in Greenbelt has dismissed a Potomac-based company’s bid to hold eight major U.S. cellphone makers and service providers liable for allegedly infringing on the firm’s patented text-messaging technology for users traveling overseas. Technology Patents LLC had claimed ...

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Judge denies request to dismiss bribery charges against State Sen. Currie

A federal judge has denied a request by a state senator’s attorneys to dismiss bribery charges against the senator. U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett issued the order denying the request on Friday. Lawyers for Sen. Ulysses Currie had argued that ...

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Accused presidential historian allowed to return home

A federal judge in Maryland is allowing a presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal valuable documents to return to his New York City apartment with GPS monitoring and no Internet access. A judge on Friday denied an appeal of ...

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Hearing set on motion to dismiss in Currie case

A federal judge will hear arguments on whether to dismiss the remainder of the bribery charges against a Maryland state senator accused of using his influence to benefit a grocery store chain. After federal prosecutors dropped nearly half of the ...

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Ex-U.S. official gets probation in NSA leaking case

A former senior spy agency official who admitting giving inside information to The Baltimore Sun about a major government electronic espionage program was given a year’s probation and community service Friday, in a blow to the Obama Administration’s crackdown on ...

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