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Union heartened by response to Md. prison assault

CUMBERLAND — A second prison manager is departing the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution after an inmate stabbed a correctional officer there earlier this month and the Maryland public safety department on Monday proposed tighter security measures at the lockup. ...

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Former judge admits flaws in secret court overseeing NSA programs

Former Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judge James Robertson, testifies in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board's workshop regarding Surveillance Programs.

WASHINGTON — A former federal judge who served on a secret court overseeing the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs denied Tuesday that the judges act as “rubber stamps.” But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its ...

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