FORT MEADE, Md.-- The mountain of classified material Army Pfc. Martin Nehring, said his review of Afghanistan and Iraq battlefield reports revealed techniques for neutralizing improvised explosives, the name of an enemy target, the names of criminal suspects and troop movements.
The White House spent much of the day defending the National Security Agency's secret collection of telephone records from millions of Americans as a "critical tool" for preventing attacks, as critics called the program- first reported by Britain's Guardian newspaper- a heavy-handed move that raised new questions about the extent of the U.S. government's spying on its citizens.
FORT MEADE, Md., Feb 28- The U.S. Army private accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty on Thursday to misusing classified material he felt "should become public," but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy.
FORT MEADE, Md., Feb 28- The U.S. Army private accused of providing diplomatic cables and other secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty to misusing classified material on Thursday, but denied the most serious charge in the case, aiding the enemy.
FORT MEADE, Md., Feb 28- The U.S. Army private accused of providing diplomatic cables and other classified material to the WikiLeaks website pleaded not guilty to aiding the enemy at a military hearing on Thursday in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history.
FORT MEADE, Md., Feb 28- A U.S. Army private accused of aiding the enemy by slipping secret documents to the WikiLeaks website faces questions on Thursday from a judge weighing his offer to plead guilty to some of the charges.
*Combative Correa widely supported for social spending. *Critics call him authoritarian bully who weakens economy. QUITO, Feb 17- Ecuador's President Rafael Correa held his first cabinet meetings more than 35 years before he was elected.
QUITO, Feb 17- Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa swept to a re-election victory on Sunday that allows him to strengthen state control over the OPEC nation's economy and gives a timely boost to Latin America's alliance of socialist leaders.
QUITO, Feb 17- Ecuadoreans voted for president on Sunday and were almost certain to give incumbent Rafael Correa a new term to advance an agenda of socialist economics and an expansion of state power that critics call authoritarian.