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NSA leaker Snowden raps U.S. in video

MOSCOW, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Former national security contractor Edward Snowden says the Obama administration allows top U.S. officials to lie while persecuting those who tell the truth.
Official: CIA supervisor alert on Snowden 'slipped through the cracks'

Official: CIA supervisor alert on Snowden 'slipped through the cracks'

MOSCOW, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The CIA suspected U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden was trying to hack classified computer files in 2009 but a warning note was unheeded, U.S. officials said.
WikiLeaks: Secrets-leaker Snowden met with former U.S. spy officials

WikiLeaks: Secrets-leaker Snowden met with former U.S. spy officials

MOSCOW, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks Thursday revealed secrets leaker Edward Snowden met with ex-U.S. security officials in Moscow, the whistle-blower website said in a tweet.
Blagojevich gets menial jobs in prison

Blagojevich gets menial jobs in prison

LITTLETON, Colo., April 24 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is spending his first 90 days in prison doing menial jobs like washing pots and pans in the kitchen, an attorney said.
Father-son lawyers ask off Blago's case

Father-son lawyers ask off Blago's case

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The father-son legal duo representing former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in his federal corruption trial have asked to be taken off the case.
No verdict in Blagojevich corruption case

No verdict in Blagojevich corruption case

CHICAGO, July 28 (UPI) -- The federal jurors deciding the fate of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich called it a day Wednesday about 5 hours after being handed the corruption case.
Defense: Blago big talker but not corrupt

Defense: Blago big talker but not corrupt

CHICAGO, July 27 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lawyer wrapped up his closing arguments Tuesday, saying his client was foolish but not corrupt.
Prosecutor: Blago lied to FBI

Prosecutor: Blago lied to FBI

CHICAGO, July 26 (UPI) -- Closing arguments were interrupted Monday at the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich when his lawyer refused to follow the judge's order.

Monk cross-examined in Blago trial

CHICAGO, June 14 (UPI) -- A former friend and aide to Rod Blagojevich was cross-examined Monday in the former Illinois governor's federal corruption trial.

Ex-Blagojevich aide testifies at trial

CHICAGO, June 9 (UPI) -- Rod Blagojevich's chief of staff from 2003 to 2005 said in court he agreed to testify against his former boss in exchange for a lenient sentence.
Evidence in Blagojevich case to be moved

Evidence in Blagojevich case to be moved

CHICAGO, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- An attorney for Rod Blagojevich said evidence in the former Illinois governor's case will be relocated following a break-in at his Chicago office.
Blagojevich lawyers seek Obama interview

Blagojevich lawyers seek Obama interview

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Prosecutors told a federal judge they plan to re-indict impeached former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich either in late January or early February.

Blagojevich seeks Obama interview notes

CHICAGO, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Attorneys for indicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich say they want the FBI to turn over notes of interviews with President Barack Obama.

Blagojevich attorneys' computers stolen

CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A search of a Chicago home failed to turn up computers stolen from lawyers representing former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, police said.
Witness's death won't impact Blagojevich

Witness's death won't impact Blagojevich

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The suicide of a key witness won't harm efforts to defend former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich against federal fraud and racketeering charges, his lawyer says.
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