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NSA shares some secrets — on procurement

The National Security Agency isn’t exactly renowned for its openness, but on Monday, the spy agency shared with small business owners the secrets to getting a share of the millions of dollars of contracts it awards each year. Nearly 400 ...

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Motion to drop charges in NSA leaks case denied

The federal judge presiding over the espionage case against a former senior National Security Agency official has rejected the defense’s principal constitutional challenge to the classified document retention charges as well as the prosecution’s bid to keep the jury from ...

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Cardin: Maryland is threatened by belt-tightening

Maryland’s economic strengths could make the state “particularly vulnerable” to belt-tightening in Washington as lawmakers debate cuts to defense, education, environmental protection and other spending, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said. The state’s junior senator, a 44-year veteran of elected office, ...

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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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