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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
Turkey's Twitter ban is an epic fail

Turkey's Twitter ban is an epic fail

ANKARA, Turkey, March 21 (UPI) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a ban on Twitter in the country Friday, but that didn't stop people from circumventing his "futile" ban.
Aileen Graef

Documents show U.S. spy agency urged allies to charge WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency urged other spy agencies to file charges against the head of WikiLeaks, say documents released by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Viktor Yanukovych: From partner to violent kleptocrat

Viktor Yanukovych: From partner to violent kleptocrat

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Over the course of four years the international image of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has evolved from partner to violent kleptocrat.
TARAS KUZIO, UPI Outside View Commentator

Lawyer criticizes calls to end rape investigation of Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A lawyer for one of the Swedish women accusing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of rape ripped calls by some public officials for an end to the investigation.

Panama Canal expansion work seen to be at risk after row

PANAMA CITY, Panama, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Work on a multibillion expansion of Panama Canal is at risk from a dispute pitting the building consortium against Panama authorities over the sharing of $1.6 billion cost overruns.

Ecuador seen to be muzzling press critical of Correa

QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Oil-rich Ecuador, which won left-wing accolades for supporting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, is tightening controls on journalists in the country.

Report: Leakers like Snowden major security threat

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- In their annual report to Congress on threats to U.S. security, intelligence chiefs said leakers like Edward Snowden rank No. 2.
Ban on shark finning missing from latest draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Ban on shark finning missing from latest draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The leaked draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership weakens attempts by environmentalists to ban shark finning.
Ananth Baliga
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
Pentagon says 158 detainees left at Guantanamo Bay

Pentagon says 158 detainees left at Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- With the transfer of two Guantanamo Bay inmates to the government of Sudan, the U.S. Defense Department said 158 detainees remain at the prison in Cuba.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
By United Press International

NSA: Extent of Snowden leaks unknown

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. intelligence officials said they may never know the full extent of a security leak perpetrated by ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
By United Press International

U.S. responding to Gulf states push for UAV systems

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Persian Gulf states are stepping up efforts to acquire unmanned aerial vehicles, which is pushing the United States, its defense companies battered by dwindling domestic military spending, to loosen restrictions on selling these systems to Arab states.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
By United Press International
162 detainees left at Guantanamo Bay

162 detainees left at Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said Thursday there are 162 detainees remaining at the Navy's detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after the latest transfer.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
By United Press International
'Fifth Estate' was the biggest movie flop of 2013, Forbes says

'Fifth Estate' was the biggest movie flop of 2013, Forbes says

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- "The Fifth Estate," a drama starring British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, was the biggest film flop of 2013, Forbes said.
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.

Icelandic MP: Britain spied on Iceland during banking crisis

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A member of the Icelandic Parliament says the British government hacked into Icelandic phone messages during the financial crisis.
Julian Assange appears via Skype at M.I.A. concert

Julian Assange appears via Skype at M.I.A. concert

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared via Skype at British performer M.I.A.'s weekend concert in New York, Rolling Stone reported.

Madeleine Albright: Independent journalism is foundation of democracy

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said independent journalism is the foundation of democracy and a weapon against totalitarianism.
Report: Russia's domestic security agency protects, controls Snowden

Report: Russia's domestic security agency protects, controls Snowden

MOSCOW, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. secrets-leaker Edward Snowden is protected by Russia's Federal Security Service, which also exerts control over his activities, a Russian journalist said.
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