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Manning sentencing witness: Leaked cables chilled U.S. human rights efforts

FORT MEADE — A State Department official says the 250,000 diplomatic cables that Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed through WikiLeaks had a chilling effect on the department’s ability to advance human rights. Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Kozak testified Friday at the ...

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Manning verdict could test notion of aiding enemy

FORT MEADE — It’s judgment day for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with aiding the enemy for giving troves of U.S. government secrets to WikiLeaks. The military judge hearing the court-martial for the former intelligence analyst was expected ...

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U.S. declassifies phone program details after uproar

Moving to tamp down a public uproar spurred by the disclosure of two secret surveillance programs, the nation's top intelligence official is declassifying key details about one of the programs while insisting the efforts were legal, limited in scope and necessary to detect terrorist threats.

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WikiLeaks judge weighs evidence request

FORT MEADE — Military prosecutors argued Wednesday for the right to present evidence of other misconduct by an Army private charged with a massive leak of classified information to the website WikiLeaks. Prosecutors say Pfc. Bradley Manning received “corrective training” ...

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Senators want security clearance tax credit

ANNAPOLIS — A bipartisan group of state senators called Thursday for $6 million to pay for a new tax credit for Maryland workers seeking federal security clearances. The state’s economy relies heavily on federal contractors clustered around the National Security ...

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