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Judge rejects secret submission in suit over teen's death

Aug. 13, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge on Friday rejected a request from the federal government to provide classified information in a lawsuit filed by the family of a British teenager killed in England by a member of the U.S. intelligence community who was driving on the wrong side of the road. ...

Watchdog: No evidence Giuliani had Clinton probe inside info

Aug. 05, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday that it did not find evidence that FBI agents shared inside information about the Hillary Clinton email investigation with Rudy Giuliani. The question of whether anyone had leaked information to...

Ex-airman sentenced to 45 months for leaking drone info

Jul. 27, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Air Force intelligence analyst who once helped find targets for deadly U.S. drone strikes was sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking top-secret details about the program. Daniel Hale, 33, told a federal judge he felt compelled to...

Ex-Air Force intelligence analyst sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking classified info about US drone program

Jul. 27, 2021 12:45 PM EDT
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Ex-Air Force intelligence analyst sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking classified info about US drone program.

Judge: Ex-CIA worker can represent himself in espionage case

Jul. 26, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA software engineer can represent himself at his upcoming retrial on espionage charges, a judge said Monday. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty said in a written order that Joshua Schulte had shown that he was sure he wanted to act as his own...

Ex-airman: Guilt over drone strikes prompted to leak secrets

Jul. 22, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Air Force intelligence analyst said his guilt over participating in lethal drone strikes in Afghanistan led him to leak government secrets about the drone program to a reporter. Daniel Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, is scheduled to be...

Russia detains Estonian consul over classified info claim

Jul. 06, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Estonia’s consul in St. Petersburg has been detained after allegedly being caught receiving classified documents, Russia’s Federal Security Service said Tuesday. The agency statement did not give further information about the detention of Consul Mart...

Former South Carolina lawmaker suspended from Pentagon job

Jun. 29, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

MARION, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina state lawmaker and failed congressional candidate has been placed on leave from her Pentagon job during a probe into allegations of an unauthorized release of classified information, according to her attorney. Since early...