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At second trial, ex-CIA employee defends himself in big leak

Jun. 14, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA software engineer charged with causing the biggest theft of classified information in CIA history defended himself at the start of his trial Tuesday, telling jurors he was falsely accused and the victim of a political witch hunt. Joshua Schulte, 33,...

GOP candidate's security clearance becomes issue in SC

May. 22, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — After losing a high-profile bid for a South Carolina congressional seat in 2018, Republican Katie Arrington took a job at the Defense Department, where she focused on securing military supply chains, ensuring thousands of companies that contract with the federal...

Uyghur county in China has highest prison rate in the world

May. 16, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Nearly one in 25 people in a county in the Uyghur heartland of China has been sentenced to prison on terrorism-related charges, in what is the highest known imprisonment rate in the world, an Associated Press review of leaked data shows. A list obtained and partially...

Court leak is catnip for those who love a juicy DC whodunit

May. 08, 2022 07:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington loves a whodunit. And the latest one comes with the stunning plot twist of a leak from the famously buttoned-up Supreme Court. The publication this past week of a draft opinion that said Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision establishing a...

What's next in the investigation of the Supreme Court leak?

May. 05, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts, in ordering an investigation into an “egregious breach of trust” in the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion, tasked a relatively unknown court official to carry out what could be one of the most high-profile investigations in...

Mexican court strikes down cellphone personal date registry

Apr. 25, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court struck down on Monday a 2021 law that would have required cellphone companies to collect biometric data like fingerprints or eye scans from customers. The court ruled the law was too invasive of personal liberty, in comparison with any...