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September 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Chelsea Manning is addressing a conference in Nantucket, her second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May. Manning is attending the annual conference for The Nantucket Project on Sunday in Massachusetts. The Nantucket Project is a venture...
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September 15, 2017 - 8:41 am
Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the title for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information. Douglas Elmendorf, the dean of the university's...
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September 14, 2017 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school's decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow. Pompeo called Manning an "American traitor." He said he agreed with military...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvard and Chelsea Manning (all times local): 7:55 p.m. CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school's decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., listens during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner said an overhaul of the security clearance process is long overdue, particularly if the U.S. government is going to continue to attract top-notch workers and recent graduates, and not hamper transitions of mid-career intelligence professionals from agency to agency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 11, 2017 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers — fueling calls for better and faster vetting of people with access to the nation's secrets. The...
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August 25, 2017 - 7:28 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's China-friendly former president, Ma Ying-jeou, has been found not guilty of leaking classified information concerning a senior opposition legislator. Taipei District Court spokesman Liao Chien-yu said Friday the court found the charges against Ma either lacked...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to federal court, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, Sessions hit back at Chicago, saying the Trump administration "will not simply give away grant dollars to city governments that proudly violate the rule of law and protect criminal aliens at the expense of public safety." (AP Andrew Harnik File)
August 05, 2017 - 10:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged to clamp down in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official is citing no current...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to federal court, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, Sessions hit back at Chicago, saying the Trump administration "will not simply give away grant dollars to city governments that proudly violate the rule of law and protect criminal aliens at the expense of public safety." (AP Andrew Harnik File)
August 05, 2017 - 2:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official cited no current...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein watches at right as Attorney General Jeff Sessions steps away from the podium during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, on leaks of classified material threatening national security. (AP Andrew Harnik)
August 04, 2017 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official cited no current...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to federal court, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, Sessions hit back at Chicago, saying the Trump administration "will not simply give away grant dollars to city governments that proudly violate the rule of law and protect criminal aliens at the expense of public safety." (AP Andrew Harnik File)
August 04, 2017 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' effort to crack down on leaks of classified information (all times EDT): 6:20 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says leaks of classified information "can often compromise national security," but adds that journalists aren't the problem...
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