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Carbon monoxide leak lawsuits settle (access required)

Thirty-four restaurant workers who claim they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning at a waterfront hotel in early 2008 have settled their claims with the hotel’s owner and operator. The confidential settlement includes 20 restaurant workers who were awarded nearly $34 million ...

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Expert links anxiety to Exxon Mobil leak (access required)

Jurors in Jacksonville residents’ mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. received a refresher course of sorts Monday as the trial stemming from a massive gas station leak entered its third month. Dr. Abdul Malik, a Towson psychiatrist hired by The ...

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Defense seeks GI’s release in WikiLeaks case

HAGERSTOWN — The lawyer for a U.S. Army private suspected of passing thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks says he has asked the government to release his client from a Marine Corps brig due to what he says are needlessly ...

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WikiLeaks fights to stay online amid attacks

LONDON — Wikileaks struggled to stay online Friday as corporations and governments moved to cut its access to the Internet, a potentially crippling blow for an organization dedicated to releasing secret information via the web. The American company that directed ...

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Brace for the post-WikiLeaks information ‘big chill’

WASHINGTON — After the latest WikiLeaks revelations, the government is setting in motion a new information “big chill,” reversing almost a decade of post-Sept. 11 efforts to nudge U.S. officials into sharing sensitive documents. The Pentagon has detailed new security ...

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Prosecution request denied in NSA leaks case

Lawyers for a former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information won’t have to share the names of their expert consultants with the government, a judge ruled Monday. Thomas A. Drake was charged after an investigation into leaks ...

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Hearing set in Baltimore in NSA leaks case

A former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information will be in court in Baltimore for an unusual hearing. Thomas Drake was charged after an investigation into leaks to a newspaper. It’s a rare case because he’s charged ...

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