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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • Edward Snowden's father thanks Putin for protecting son

    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden's father said he was grateful to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government for their “courage” and “strength” in protecting his son, who is wanted for leaking top-secret U.S. security agency...
  • John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden

    John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden
    NEW DELHI – Washington would not look favorably if it turns out that China and Russia purposely chose to ignore American desires to apprehend National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on three felony counts, U.S. Secretary of State John F....
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
  • A double-edged verdict on Bradley Manning

    A double-edged verdict on Bradley Manning
    In acquitting Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy, a military judge has displayed an admirable sense of proportion that was lacking in the prosecution's case against the young soldier who provided a trove of classified documents to the anti-...
  • Snowden's father decries 'political theater' over son's leaks

    WASHINGTON – The father of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, complained Sunday about the “political theater” surrounding his son’s disclosures of secret surveillance programs and dismissed President...
  • Pelosi booed by activists after criticizing leaker Edward Snowden

    Pelosi booed by activists after criticizing leaker Edward Snowden
    SAN JOSE — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was heckled and booed by liberal activists Saturday when she said that Edward Snowden broke the law when he revealed classified information about secret surveillance programs. Another round of...
  • Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden

    Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint charging self-proclaimed NSA leaker Edward Snowden with two violations of the Espionage Act and the theft of government property, the first step in a process they hope will bring him...
  • Justice Department revises rules for investigations involving journalists

    Justice Department revises rules for investigations involving journalists
    WASHINGTON — For the first time in more than 30 years, the Justice Department will revise its rules for investigations involving journalists to sharply limit the use of subpoenas or search warrants to obtain the phone records and e-mails of...
  • NSA seeks to stop leaks following Edward Snowden case

    NSA seeks to stop leaks following Edward Snowden case
    ASPEN, Colo. — The National Security Agency is taking steps to address glaring weaknesses that allowed former contractor Edward Snowden to access and remove large volumes of top-secret information, a senior Pentagon official said Thursday. “...
  • WikiLeaks trial: Bradley Manning shows no reaction to prison sentence

    FT. MEADE, MD. — In his crisp blue uniform, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning rose to his feet in a small crowded courtroom Wednesday morning and was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-...
  • WikiLeaks trial: Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

    FT. MEADE, Md. -- A military judge on Wednesday sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S. military and diplomatic...
  • Floyd Abrams, America's free speaker

     Floyd Abrams, America's free speaker
    Where there's smoke arising from a free-speech matter, you're likely to find the fiery attorney Floyd Abrams. He's blazed a trail for freedom of the press from the Pentagon Papers case to protecting reporters' sources. He's just as incendiary when he's...