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SEAL's trial delayed as defense seeks info on email snooping

May. 22, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge delayed the murder case Wednesday of a decorated Navy SEAL to first make sure the government's monitoring of defense team emails did not compromise his right to a fair trial. Lawyers defending Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher want the judge in the case removed because he...

SEAL's lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval

May. 21, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Military prosecutors seeking the source of news leaks in the case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder misled a judge to get permission to track emails sent to defense lawyers and a journalist, an attorney said Tuesday after reviewing newly released investigation documents. Navy...

China's technology tactics irk its trading partners

May. 20, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — For four decades, Beijing has cajoled or pressured foreign companies to hand over technology. And its trading partners say if that didn't work, China stole what it wanted. Communist leaders deflected demands for change until foreign frustration erupted into a showdown with President Donald...

Chelsea Manning sent back to jail for refusing to testify

May. 16, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail Thursday for refusing to testify to a grand jury, even after telling a judge she'd rather "starve to death" than cooperate with prosecutors. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered her to remain incarcerated...

The Latest: Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail

May. 16, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Chelsea Manning's refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks (all times local): 4 p.m. Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been sent to jail - again - for refusing to testify to a grand jury. A judge on Thursday ordered Manning back...

Defense seeks pause in Navy SEAL case while probing spying

May. 15, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner demanded prosecutors stop monitoring defense lawyer emails and put the case on hold, according to court documents obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. Lawyers for Lt. Jacob Portier also...

Chelsea Manning memoir coming in winter of 2020

May. 14, 2019 11:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst jailed for leaking government documents, has a book deal. Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced this week that Manning's memoir, currently untitled, will come out next winter. According to the publisher, Manning, 31, will write about her...

APNewsBreak: Defense say Navy SEAL prosecutors spied on them

May. 13, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Military prosecutors in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defense lawyers and a reporter in an attempt to discover who was leaking information to the news media, according to lawyers who...

Manning refusing to testify at grand jury probing WikiLeaks

May. 12, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll refuse to testify on Thursday before a second grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. But if a judge finds her in contempt of court again, she could wind up back in jail. Manning spent seven years in prison for leaking hundreds of...

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge

May. 10, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from a northern Virginia jail Thursday after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer...