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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
Obama may spurn Putin summit, White House says

Obama may spurn Putin summit, White House says

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama may spurn a summit with President Vladimir Putin after Russia granted asylum to U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden, the White House said.
NSA leaker Snowden gets temporary asylum in Russia

NSA leaker Snowden gets temporary asylum in Russia

MOSCOW, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden received Russian documents letting him leave a Moscow airport where he has been since late June, his lawyer said Thursday.
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.

Thai police hunt makers of fake al-Qaida video

BANGKOK, July 29 (UPI) -- Thai police are searching for the makers of a fake video allegedly of al-Qaida fighters threatening to kill former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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.

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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.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange running for Australian Senate

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange running for Australian Senate

SYDNEY, July 25 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange officially unveiled a new Australian political party from London Thursday and declared his candidacy for Senate.

Journalist warns of 'explosive' news from cache Snowden leaked

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- The journalist who published files leaked by fugitive U.S. leaker Edward Snowden says new reports from the data Snowden supplied would be more volatile.

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.

Deputy terror leader in Yemen reported killed in U.S. drone strike

SANAA, Yemen, July 17 (UPI) -- The deputy commander of al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, the organization announced Wednesday in an online video message.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden seeks temporary asylum in Russia

NSA leaker Edward Snowden seeks temporary asylum in Russia

HOGLAND, Russia, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden submitted an official request for temporary asylum in Russia, a lawyer who provided him legal help said Tuesday.

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.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he'll ask Russia for temporary asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he'll ask Russia for temporary asylum

REDMOND, Wash., July 12 (UPI) -- National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he would ask Russia for temporary asylum Friday as a step in gaining asylum in Latin America.
Defense rests in Bradley Manning's court-martial in WikiLeaks case

Defense rests in Bradley Manning's court-martial in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md., July 10 (UPI) -- The defense rested Wednesday in the court-martial of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused in the massive release of data to online whistle-blower WikiLeaks.
Defense opens in leaker Bradley Manning's court-martial

Defense opens in leaker Bradley Manning's court-martial

FORT MEADE, Md., July 9 (UPI) -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning didn't mean to harm national security but thought Americans should know how wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were waged, his lawyers said.
Snowden asks for asylum in six more countries

Snowden asks for asylum in six more countries

WASHINGTON, July 5 (UPI) -- U.S. National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden has requested asylum in six more countries, WikiLeaks said Friday.

British security company: We did not bug Ecuador Embassy

LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- A British security firm said Thursday a suggestion it was responsible for placing a bug in the office of the Ecuadorian ambassador in London is "wholly untrue."

Ecuador to reveal who bugged embassy housing Assange

LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- Ecuador's foreign minister indicated he knew which nation had planted a bug in the London embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up.
1 charge dropped as government rests case against leaker Manning

1 charge dropped as government rests case against leaker Manning

FORT MEADE, Md., July 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. government ended its case against Pfc. Bradley Manning by dropping a charge that his disclosures to Wikileaks aided a "classified" enemy.

Bolivia says it may offer asylum to NSA leaker Snowden

MOSCOW, July 2 (UPI) -- Bolivian President Evo Morales Tuesday indicated his country is prepared to offer political asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
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