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General rejects clemency appeal for Manning in leak of classified documents

General rejects clemency appeal for Manning in leak of classified documents

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- A general has refused to reduce the sentence on the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst convicted as Bradley Manning of leaking classified documents.
Frances Burns
At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

2013 was a year of milestones and horror: the election of a new pope, the birth of a future king and horrific terrorist attacks in Algeria, Kenya and the United States.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
By United Press International
Lawyer for Wikileaks' Assange urges U.S. to decide if it'll prosecute

Lawyer for Wikileaks' Assange urges U.S. to decide if it'll prosecute

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, urged the United States to decide if they'll prosecute his client.
Officials: Investigation of WikiLeaks founder Assange is ongoing

Officials: Investigation of WikiLeaks founder Assange is ongoing

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. prosecutors have not filed an indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, despite rumors an investigation led to charges, law officials said.

The fall of our discontent

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A long, hot and wet summer in Washington risks metastasizing into a "Fall of Discontent."
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Manning asks Obama for presidential pardon over leaks

Manning asks Obama for presidential pardon over leaks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The Army private convicted of leaking classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks has asked for a presidential pardon, a report said Wednesday.
WikiLeaks' Assange seeks probe of U.S. intel activity in Europe

WikiLeaks' Assange seeks probe of U.S. intel activity in Europe

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks founder and Australian Senate candidate Julian Assange filed a formal complaint asking Sweden to investigate U.S. intelligence activities in Europe.
Bradley Manning says he wants to live as a woman, be called Chelsea

Bradley Manning says he wants to live as a woman, be called Chelsea

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Bradley Manning, the Army private who was sentenced to prison for leaking classified documents, said Thursday he wants to live the rest of his life as a woman.
Bradley Manning eligible for parole in 7 years, lawyers says

Bradley Manning eligible for parole in 7 years, lawyers says

FORT MEADE, Md., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning will be eligible for parole in seven years, despite being sentenced to 35 years, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Prosecutors call for 60 year sentence for Manning

FORT MEADE, Md., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Arguing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning badly damaged U.S. intelligence-gathering capabilities, prosecutors asked a judge to sentence him to 60 years in prison.
Judge: Manning 'wantonly' released intel to WikiLeaks

Judge: Manning 'wantonly' released intel to WikiLeaks

FORT MEADE, Md., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. military judge found Pfc. Bradley Manning "wrongfully and wantonly" released classified information to the Internet, documents released Friday said.
Manning apologizes for giving documents to WikiLeaks

Manning apologizes for giving documents to WikiLeaks

FORT MEADE, Md., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning apologized Wednesday for the "unintended consequences" of his massive leak of classified information.

Danish political party nominates Snowden for Nobel peace prize

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A left-wing Danish political party said Wednesday it had nominated fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Wrong again -- It ain't the war on terror stupid!

Wrong again -- It ain't the war on terror stupid!

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Unspecific warnings last week about an al-Qaida terrorist plot were taken very seriously.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Judge merges some charges in Manning case, cutting maximum term

FORT MEADE, Md., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- A U.S. military judge agreed Tuesday to merge several of Pfc. Bradley Manning's convictions when she decides on his sentence.
Author Robert Tanenbaum still dedicated to principles of justice

Author Robert Tanenbaum still dedicated to principles of justice

Robert K. Tanenbaum is still an unabashed idealist who believes in the principles on which the United States was founded.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning faces sentencing for espionage

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning faces sentencing for espionage

FORT MEADE, Md., July 31 (UPI) -- Prosecution witnesses testified Wednesday on the damage done by U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's massive leak of classified documents as his sentencing began.
Observers: Manning conviction makes prosecution of Assange more likely

Observers: Manning conviction makes prosecution of Assange more likely

FORT MEADE, Md., July 31 (UPI) -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's conviction on spy charges makes it more likely the United States will prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, his attorney says.
Manning faces years in prison after acquittal for aiding enemy

Manning faces years in prison after acquittal for aiding enemy

FORT MEADE, Md., July 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning could spend the rest of his life in prison despite his acquittal Tuesday of aiding the enemy, lawyers say.
With verdict near, Manning supporters rally to his defense

With verdict near, Manning supporters rally to his defense

FORT MEADE, Md., July 29 (UPI) -- Protesters in 40 cities across the world are engaging in an International Day of Action in support of Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source.

Military judge weighing Bradley Manning verdict

FORT MEADE, Md., July 27 (UPI) -- Closing arguments ended Friday in Bradley Manning's court-martial with a defense attorney calling the U.S. soldier a naive young man who cared about people.
U.S.: Manning guilty of 'aiding the enemy'

U.S.: Manning guilty of 'aiding the enemy'

FORT MEADE, Md., July 25 (UPI) -- Prosecutors said Thursday Army Pfc. Bradley Manning "deliberately disclosed" classified documents to make information available to enemies of the United States.

Judge in Manning case not dropping aiding the enemy charge

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The military judge presiding over the trial of Private Bradley Manning decided Thursday not to drop a charge accusing Manning of aiding the enemy.

Manning judge will decide on dismissing some charges

FORT MEADE, Md., July 16 (UPI) -- The judge in the trial of WikiLeaks whistle-blower U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning said she'll decide Thursday on his attorneys' request to dismiss some charges.
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