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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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Bel Air officers dismissed from Defend Life suit

A federal judge in Baltimore has dismissed Bel Air police officers as defendants in a lawsuit brought by anti-abortion demonstrators, finding the officers were simply acting as backup for Maryland state troopers and did not participate in the alleged constitutional-rights ...

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Judge denies stay in Maryland election robocalls civil suit

A federal judge has refused to halt a civil suit filed by Maryland’s attorney general over last-minute Election Day robocalls in the governor’s race. A lawyer for political operative Julius Henson sought the stay saying witnesses called before a grand ...

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WaMu reaches tentative deal with shareholders

WILMINGTON, Del. — Washington Mutual Inc. has reached a tentative agreement with shareholders that could resolve their long-standing objections to the bank holding company’s proposed reorganization plan. An attorney for WMI told a federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware on Tuesday ...

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Pro-life group challenging Montgomery Co. sign law in court

A federal judge in Greenbelt has blocked Montgomery County from enforcing one part of a sign requirement for pro-life pregnancy counseling centers while a challenge to the law is being litigated. Under Judge Deborah K. Chasanow’s ruling, the county can ...

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