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Alleged leaker case more tech than military

FORT MEADE —Interested in the biggest leak of U.S. secrets in the nation’s history, but don’t know a firewall log from a server file? Then you would have been up jargon creek without a clue during the first five days ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 12/16/11: Marriott plans two new hotels in Iraq

Marriott plans two new hotels in Iraq Marriott International Inc. of Bethesda is among U.S. hotel companies that are being lured to Iraq following the end of eight years of occupation by American troops. Marriott expects to operate two properties ...

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Obama announces debt plan built on taxes on rich

WASHINGTON — In a blunt rejoinder to congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama called for $1.5 trillion in new taxes Monday, part of a total 10-year deficit reduction package totaling more than $3 trillion. He vowed to veto any deficit reduction ...

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D.C. judge allows American to sue Rumsfeld over torture

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ruled that former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld can be sued personally for damages by a former U.S. military contractor who says he was tortured during a nine-month imprisonment in Iraq. The lawsuit lays ...

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Judge dismisses Blackwater founder from lawsuit brought by former employees

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge dismissed Blackwater founder Erik Prince from a civil lawsuit alleging his former security firm cheated the government in bills it submitted for protecting government employees in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a ruling made public ...

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