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In this July 30, 2013 file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation’s […]

08/21/2013

Somali vaccination workers give an anti polio drop to a child, in Mogadishu, Somalia.  (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

Somalia polio outbreak spreads; 105 recorded cases

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia is suffering an “explosive” outbreak of polio and now has more cases than the rest of the world combined, an official said Friday. Vaccine-wielding health workers face a daunting challenge: […]

08/16/2013

Yemeni soldiers inspect a car at a checkpoint on a street leading to the U.S. and British embassies in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

Terrorists turn to online chat rooms to evade US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida fighters have been using secretive chat rooms and encrypted Internet message boards for planning and coordinating attacks — including the threatened if vague plot that U.S. officials say closed 19 diplomatic […]

08/14/2013

This image provided by IntelCenter on Dec. 30, 2009, shows a frame made from video released Jan. 23, 2009 by al-Malahim Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, with a man identified as Nasser al-Wahishi. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

Yemen terror boss left blueprint for waging jihad

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A year before he was caught on an intercept discussing the terror plot that prompted this week’s sweeping closure of United States embassies abroad, al-Qaida’s top operative in Yemen laid out […]

08/09/2013

Travelers make their way to the departure lounge at Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Westerners evacuated amid terror fears in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of a threatened attack by the terrorist group. As […]

08/06/2013

In this Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 photo, a Yemeni soldier stops a car at a checkpoint in a street leading to the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

US military evacuates embassy personnel from Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military evacuated non-essential U.S. government personnel from Yemen on Tuesday due to the high risk of attack by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across […]

08/06/2013

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, left, is escorted to a security vehicle outside of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Manning verdict could test notion of aiding enemy

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — It’s judgment day for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with aiding the enemy for giving troves of U.S. government secrets to WikiLeaks. The military judge hearing the court-martial […]

07/30/2013

Bradley Manning

Prosecutors: Manning abused his country’s trust

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was a traitor with one mission as an intelligence analyst in Iraq: to find and reveal government secrets to a group of anarchists and bask […]

07/25/2013

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Harry Potter series favorite at CIA black site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confined to the basement of a CIA secret prison in Romania about a decade ago, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, asked his jailers whether he could […]

07/11/2013

Bradley Manning, US soldier accused of leaking classified material to the Wikileaks website, arriving for pretrial hearing, Fort Meade, Maryland on May 21, 2013. (AP Photo)

Soldier’s defense team rests in WikiLeaks trial

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning’s defense rested its case Wednesday after presenting evidence from 10 witnesses, hoping to prove the loads of material the soldier gave to WikiLeaks did not threaten national […]

07/10/2013

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