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Stories with subject: Espionage
  • Manning's conviction, 35-year sentence upheld 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:31 pm
  • An Army general has upheld Private Chelsea Manning's conviction and 35-year prison sentence for giving reams of classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Army said Monday.

  • Ex-Gore worker faces trade secret charges 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:05 pm
  • WILMINGTON, Delaware - A former W. L. Gore & Associates chemical engineer has been ordered released on bond pending trial on charges of trying to steal trade secrets from the Newark-based company.

  • German research center target of espionage attack 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:53 am
  • BERLIN - The German Aerospace Center says it was the target of a suspected espionage attack for several months.

  • Ex-NSA exec says spy programs violate Constitution 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:31 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - The National Security Agency's sweeping secret surveillance programs are violating Americans' constitutional rights, and a new warehouse in Utah is a symbol of the agency's unbridled power and extraordinary secrecy, a former agency executive said Thursday in Utah.

  • Senate committee orders review of 'Cuban Twitter' 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:22 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development on Thursday to turn over all records about the Obama administration's secret Cuban twitter program as part of a broader review of the agency's civil-society efforts worldwide.

  • Prospect of spy release latest twist in legal saga 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 4:54 am
  • WASHINGTON - The arrest of Jonathan Pollard nearly 30 years ago set off an emotional legal saga that has confronted American presidents and Israeli prime ministers, wound through the courts and divided those who say the convicted spy has paid his debt to society and those who contend the damage he caused was incalculable.

  • American spy's release would be high-stakes gamble 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:15 am
  • WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is bringing the U.S. closer than it has been in years to granting convicted spy Jonathan Pollard an early release in a high-stakes gamble to advance Mideast peace talks.

  • Crimea crisis puts US spying in new spotlight 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:21 am
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama talks often by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel - at least five times over the past month. But he can no longer be as certain as he once was that he knows what she's thinking, really thinking, at a time like this.

  • China demands answers from US over spying claims 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:43 am
  • BEIJING - China said Monday it was demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei and targeted top Chinese officials and government institutions.

  • NY contractor arrested after client finds camera 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:10 pm
  • AMHERST, New York - A Buffalo-area contractor installed a video camera in a client's bathroom so he could record her as she showered, police said Saturday.

  • Muslim group to appeal ruling on police spying 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:44 pm
  • NEWARK, New Jersey - A group of Muslims from New Jersey is appealing a federal judge's ruling that determined that New York City Police Department's surveillance of Muslims did not violate their civil rights.

  • Ex-Microsoft worker accused of trade-secret leaks 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 1:38 pm
  • SEATTLE - FBI agents arrested a former Microsoft employee Wednesday on charges that he stole trade secrets from the company and leaked them to a blogger.

  • Rand Paul criticizes Obama, others over spying 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 8:50 pm
  • BERKELEY, California - Sen. Rand Paul assailed President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures and called for a congressional investigation of possible spying abuses during a brief speech before cheering students at the University of California, Berkeley.