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Judge won’t order new trial in Maryland nuclear bunker death

This undated photo released by the Montgomery County Police Department shows Daniel Beckwitt in Maryland. Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday, April 8, 2019 for the trial of Beckwitt, a wealthy stock trader charged with murder in the 2017 death of Askia Khafra, who was helping him dig a network of tunnels beneath his Maryland home when a fire erupted. Prosecutors say Beckwitt recklessly endangered Khafra’s life during his secretive campaign to build a bunker beneath his Bethesda home for protection from a nuclear attack.  (Montgomery County Police Department via AP)

A judge on Thursday refused to order a new trial for a wealthy stock trader convicted of murder in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home.

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Ex-NSA worker sentenced for taking secret documents home

The Edward A. Garmatz U.S. Courthouse in Baltimore. (Daniel Leaderman/The Daily Record)

A former National Security Agency employee was sentenced Tuesday to 5 ½ years in prison for taking what prosecutors described as a "massive trove" of top secret U.S. defense materials back to his Maryland home over a period spanning years.

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