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Manning strikes out in three-day hearing; all charges in WikiLeaks case standupdated: Thu Apr 26 2012 18:48:00

After a three-day hearing mostly focused on defense motions aimed at getting all or some of the charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning thrown out or combined, the Army intelligence analyst still faces the exact same charges he faced when he first appeared in court here in December.

Military judge rejects request to dismiss charges in WikiLeaks caseupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 18:16:00

A military judge denied a request Wednesday to dismiss all the charges against the Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military and State Department documents while serving in Iraq.

101: WikiLeaks revealedupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 18:16:00

From "Climategate" to leaked cables, CNN takes an inside look at WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning's lawyer: Dismiss all the chargesupdated: Tue Apr 24 2012 18:04:00

Blaming "widespread discovery violations" by military prosecutors, Pfc. Bradley Manning's lead lawyer, David Coombs, on Tuesday asked a military judge to dismiss all the charges against him with prejudice, which means he could not be recharged in the future.

Bradley behind intelligence leak?updated: Thu Feb 23 2012 05:30:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the first glimpses of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning in military court.

Arraignment set in Bradley Manning's WikiLeaks caseupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 05:30:00

An arraignment is scheduled Thursday for Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, who is suspected of leaking secret documents to the WikiLeaks website.

Bradley Manning faces court-martial in WikiLeaks caseupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 21:37:00

Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, who is suspected of leaking hundreds of thousands of secret documents to the WikiLeaks website, will be court-martialed on charges that could lead to a sentence of life in prison, the Army said Friday in a statement.

Military investigating officer recommends court-martial for Bradley Manningupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 17:08:00

A U.S. Army soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of secret government documents to WikiLeaks came one step closer to a court-martial on Thursday. An investigating officer assigned to Pfc. Bradley Manning's case recommended he face a just such a military court for trial, the Army announced.

Hackers target global analysis companyupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 16:57:00

Stratfor, a global intelligence company, has been hacked but it was unclear Monday whether the breach and apparent release of credit card information was the work of the activist hacking group Anonymous.

Hackers threaten Iowa caucusesupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 16:57:00

A notorious group of hackers may be trying to target the Iowa caucuses to tamper with voting. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Manning hearing provides clues to direction of possible court martial updated: Fri Dec 23 2011 09:56:00

Pfc. Bradley Manning won't know for weeks if he will face a court martial for his alleged role in the largest intelligence leak in American history. But if he does go to trial, and experts think it's likely he will, his just-completed Article 32 hearing provides a lot of clues about what to expect.

Charges against Bradley Manning should be cut to 3, defense arguesupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 17:48:00

Pfc. Bradley Manning's attorney told the officer overseeing his case Thursday that the Army prosecutors have overcharged the young soldier, accused of the largest intelligence leak in American history.

Did Wikileaks pay Bradley Manning for information?updated: Thu Dec 22 2011 15:51:00

Pfc. Bradley Manning allegedly suggested to someone at the Kansas military prison where he is being held that WikiLeaks paid for the hundreds of thousands of leaked documents, according to a legal document filed in the Article 32 proceedings for Manning.

Closing arguments expected in Bradley Manning caseupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 06:08:00

Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the man accused of committing the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history.

Manning's gender identity questionedupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 06:08:00

Lawyers for accused WikiLeaks source Pvt. Bradley Manning raise questions about whether he had a female alter ego.

Bradley Manning defense calls only 2 witnessesupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 21:49:00

After four days of testimony and 20 prosecution witnesses, Pfc. Bradley Manning's defense attorney spent only 35 minutes Wednesday questioning just two witnesses before resting their case.

WikiLeaks founder wants classified access to U.S. military proceedingsupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 17:41:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been 4,000 miles away from the military courtroom where Army prosecutors have rolled out their espionage case against Pfc. Bradley Manning. But Assange's name has come up repeatedly and his lawyers have been in the third row of the spectator pews in the Fort Meade, Maryland, courthouse, listening to as much as they can and fighting to gain additional access.

Former hacker testifies in Manning hearingupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 21:38:00

A convicted computer hacker from California testified Tuesday in Pfc. Bradley Manning's preliminary hearing about six days of chats he conducted with someone who claimed to have leaked classified information and was "looking to brag about what they had done."

Testimony links Manning, stolen U.S. cables, WikiLeaks' Assangeupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 17:16:00

There were more than 100,000 full State Department cables on a secondary computer used by Army private accused of aiding the enemy, a cybercrimes investigator testified Monday.

Investigator: Manning's computer had downloaded secret documentsupdated: Sun Dec 18 2011 20:19:00

An Army computer investigator testified late Sunday that a search of military computers used by Pfc. Bradley Manning in Iraq revealed that he had downloaded the same secret documents and videos that were released online by WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning's gender identity comes up in testimonyupdated: Sat Dec 17 2011 21:08:00

Defense lawyers for an Army private accused in the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history brought up Saturday a purported female alter ego of Bradley Manning's as they seek to establish his state of mind at the time of the alleged crimes.

Accused 'Wiki-leaker' faces hearingupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 16:33:00

CNN's Chris Lawrence explains what could happen at Bradley Manning's preliminary hearing at Fort Meade.

Manning's lawyer fails in effort to have presiding officer removedupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 16:33:00

A hearing for Bradley Manning, the Army private suspected of being behind the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history, went into hours of recess almost immediately after getting under way Friday, as Manning's attorney asked the investigating officer to recuse himself.

Accused Wiki-leaker faces judgment Fridayupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 14:51:00

More than one and a half years have passed since a boyish-looking 22-year-old Army private was arrested, suspected to be behind the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history.

Key people in WikiLeaks saga are divided on Assange extradition updated: Wed Nov 02 2011 20:18:00

A court ruled Wednesday that WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over accusations of sex crimes made by two women, despite his legal battle to stay in Britain. Some key players in the WikiLeaks saga are split on how they feel about Assange, but they all agree the website's future could be dire.

2010: Who is intelligence leak suspect?updated: Thu Jun 16 2011 09:00:00

In December 2010, CNN's Brian Todd reported on intelligence leak suspect Bradley Manning, as well as his background.

WikiLeaks witness takes the Fifthupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 09:00:00

A friend and leading supporter of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning said Wednesday he refused to testify before a grand jury, citing his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

Obama interrupted by singing woman at fundraiserupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 07:45:00

A woman wearing a T-shirt supporting WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning interrupted President Barack Obama at a California fundraiser Thursday by breaking into song.

Obama's left coast fund-raisingupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 07:45:00

President Obama goes to California to raise money for his re-election campaign. Kate Bolduan reports.

WikiLeaks suspect Manning to be moved to Fort Leavenworthupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 10:54:00

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, suspected of leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website, is being moved to the Joint Regional Correctional Facility at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, defense officials said Tuesday.

WikiLeaks suspect moves to Army prisonupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 10:54:00

WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning is moving from Quantico Marine Base to the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.

Pentagon Papers leaker: 'I was Bradley Manning'updated: Mon Mar 21 2011 13:53:00

It was sunny on Saturday in Washington, which was good news for Daniel Ellsberg. The most famous whistle-blower in American history was hoping to get arrested in the name of Bradley Manning.

Protesters: WikiLeaks suspect a 'hero'updated: Mon Mar 21 2011 11:08:00

Protesters gather outside Quantico Marine Corps Base to protest the treatment of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.

Hundreds protest treatment of alleged WikiLeaks whistleblowerupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 11:08:00

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the gates of Quantico Marine Base in Virginia Sunday to protest the treatment of Bradley Manning, who is being held at the base prison on charges that he released classified government documents to WikiLeaks.

Antiwar protesters demand the U.S. leave Iraqupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 11:00:00

More than 100 people were arrested in front of the White House Saturday after gathering for an antiwar protest on the eighth anniversary of the Iraq war.

Cruel and unusual treatment of WikiLeaks suspectupdated: Wed Mar 16 2011 08:53:00

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been imprisoned in the Quantico Marine Corps Brig for nine months, suspected of giving highly classified State Department cables to the website WikiLeaks. He has not been tried, yet is kept in solitary confinement in a windowless room 23 hours a day and forced to sleep naked without pillows or blankets.

Did Army ignore WikiLeaks warnings?updated: Wed Mar 16 2011 08:53:00

CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on new info that the Army deployed Pvt. Bradley Manning despite concerns.

Protesters demonstrate in support of WikiLeaks suspect Manningupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 18:52:00

Protesters -- some of them virtually naked on a breezy 50-degree March afternoon -- noisily demonstrated outside the State Department and marched to the White House Monday, calling for the release of WikiLeaks suspect Pfc. Bradley Manning.

Clinton aide quits over Manning's treatmentupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 10:20:00

P.J. Crowley abruptly resigned Sunday as State Department spokesman over controversial comments he made about the Bradley Manning case.

Secy. Clinton spokesman outupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 10:20:00

Senior State Dept producer Elise Labott discusses news that Secretary Clinton spokesman P.J. Crowley will step down.

22 new charges for U.S. WikiLeaks suspect Manningupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 08:49:00

The U.S. Army Wednesday notified Pfc. Bradley Manning, a prime suspect in the WikiLeaks case, that he now faces 22 more charges in connection with allegedly downloading secret information from computers in Iraq.

U.S. Army probing its mistakes with Manningupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 07:54:00

Even as the U.S. military investigates Pfc. Bradley Manning, it's also been looking at its own department.

WikiLeaks suspect is deteriorating mentally, physically, friend saysupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 06:21:00

After more than six months in maximum confinement in the U.S. Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Virginia, the prime suspect in the WikiLeaks case "seems frazzled," says one of the few people to visit Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.

Marines change commander at facility where WikiLeaks suspect heldupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 19:00:00

The Marines have changed the commander of the detention facility where WikiLeaks suspect Pfc. Bradley Manning is being held, days after his attorney filed a complaint claiming that Manning is being unfairly treated in detention.

RETRACTIONupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 20:00:00

CNN has retracted a story dealing with questions surrounding the treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning at the Marine Corp Base Quantico in Virginia. Pentagon spokesman Col. David Lapan said Tuesday that there is no investigation into the decision last week to put Manning, who has been charged with leaking classified government documents to Wikileaks, on suicide watch.

Military defends putting Wikileaks suspect on suicide watchupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 18:43:00

A Quantico official says a U.S. Marine commander did not violate procedure when he placed Private Bradley Manning on "suicide watch" last week.

WikiLeaks suspect files complaint over detention conditionsupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 19:29:00

The prime suspect in the WikiLeaks case, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, is being mistreated in detention, his lawyer asserts.

WikiLeaks contributes to Manning defense, support group saysupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 19:09:00

WikiLeaks has contributed to the legal defense of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an online group supporting Manning announced Thursday.

Julian Assange's legal tangleupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 12:51:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on Julian Assange's arrest, his legal predicament and how it affects Bradley Manning's case.

Is Bradley Manning a hero?updated: Thu Dec 16 2010 12:51:00

As the fallout from WikiLeaks continues, the debate over whether or not the alleged leaker is a treasonous villain or a First Amendment hero is being debated in Berkeley, California.

Berkeley tables resolution to call suspected WikiLeaks soldier 'hero'updated: Wed Dec 15 2010 08:33:00

The Berkeley, California, City Council tabled a resolution Tuesday night that would have declared jailed Army Pfc. Bradley Manning a hero.

Berkeley considers resolution honoring suspected WikiLeaks sourceupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 13:02:00

To some, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is nothing more than a traitor who's put lives at risk around the world. To others, he's a hero who revealed atrocities the U.S. military wanted to hide.

WikiLeaks disclosures reveal U.S. frustration with Russian corruptionupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 05:13:00

The United States scrambled to contain the fallout from the slow-motion leak of cables from its embassies worldwide Wednesday as new documents showed American diplomats casting a jaundiced eye toward corruption's grip on Russia.

Alleged 'WikiLeaker' sees first visitorupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 14:30:00

The Army private being held in solitary confinement for allegedly leaking a secret military video from the Iraq war to the WikiLeaks website received his first visitor in the past week, according to a Military District of Washington spokesman.

Where WikiLeaks and 'don't ask' may meetupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 14:30:00

What's Ashley Fantz learned about a soldier who may be linked to the largest intelligence leak in U.S. history.

Attorney for WikiLeaks suspect says he's seen no evidence on documentsupdated: Wed Sep 01 2010 12:34:00

The attorney for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the accused WikiLeaks leaker, says he doesn't have any information indicating that Manning leaked tens of thousands of pages of documents on the Afghanistan war to the WikiLeaks website.

Attorney for WikiLeaks suspect speaksupdated: Wed Sep 01 2010 12:34:00

Lawyer for Pfc. Bradley Manning, charged with leaking information to WikiLeaks, warns against rush to judgment.

Activists rally to 'Free Bradley Manning' in WikiLeaks caseupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 05:30:00

Activists rallied outside the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Virginia, Sunday to applaud the man military officials suspect leaked scores of military documents to the WikiLeaks website -- a 22-year-old Army private named Bradley Manning.

Who is Bradley Manning?updated: Fri Aug 06 2010 20:09:00

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on new details about the soldier suspected of leaking Afghanistan war documents.

Soldier suspected of Wiki leak: 'I've been isolated'updated: Thu Aug 05 2010 09:15:00

Right now, Bradley Manning is alone.

Leak suspect had been disciplined at least twice before arrestupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 19:56:00

The leading suspect in the leaking of thousands of military documents to WikiLeaks had been disciplined at least twice in the previous three years but maintained his security clearance.

MIT students linked to WikiLeaks?updated: Mon Aug 02 2010 19:56:00

Two MIT students may be involved in the leaking of classified documents on WikiLeaks. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

MIT students helped WikiLeaks suspect, hacker saysupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 07:43:00

Adrian Lamo, the former computer hacker who tipped off federal authorities to WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, says two men in the Boston area have told Lamo in phone conversations that they assisted Manning.

Hacker exposed WikiLeaks suspectupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 12:21:00's Ashley Fantz spoke to a hacker who informed the Pentagon about the WikiLeaks suspect.

On WikiLeaks scandal, hacker says he didn't want to be a 'coward'updated: Fri Jul 30 2010 12:21:00

A California hacker said he doesn't regret going to federal officials to show them alleged confessions an Army private made about leaking more than 90,000 documents that reveal secret information about U.S. war strategy.

Army private transferred to Virginia amid WikiLeaks probeupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 11:06:00

An Army private suspected of leaking classified material, including videos and other documents, has been transferred from Kuwait to a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Virginia.

Karzai denounces leaking of Afghan informant namesupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 12:08:00

Afghanistan's president said he is incensed that leaked secret U.S. military documents include the names of Afghan informants.

Official: Pentagon focusing on 'main suspect' in Afghanistan leakupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 18:16:00

The Pentagon is focusing on jailed Army Pfc. Bradley Manning as the main suspect in the leak of tens of thousands of secret U.S. military documents related to the war in Afghanistan, a senior Pentagon official told CNN Wednesday.

Congressmen talk WikiLeaks and the warupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 08:34:00

Two House members debate the war in Afghanistan following a website's posting of classified documents regarding the war.

Pentagon: Leaked Afghan reports are not top-secretupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 08:34:00

U.S. officials from the president down tried Tuesday to downplay the leak of tens of thousands of documents about the war in Afghanistan, a disclosure experts are calling the biggest leak since the Pentagon Papers about Vietnam.

U.S. Apache attack videoupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 06:56:00

Video of a U.S. helicopter gunship opening fire on a group of men in Baghdad, which included two Reuters photographers.

Army expands probe into soldier suspected of earlier leakupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 06:56:00

In the wake of the leak of thousands of classified documents, the U.S. Army has expanded its criminal investigation into a soldier allegedly involved in the earlier leak of a combat video and thousands of military documents, according to the Pentagon.

The website that reveals state secretsupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 11:09:00

In the early 1970s, when Daniel Ellsberg wanted to get top-secret information about the Vietnam War to the public, he leaked the bombshell Pentagon Papers to elected officials and national newspapers.

Tens of thousands of alleged Afghan war documents go onlineupdated: Sun Jul 25 2010 22:03:00

A whistle-blower website has published what it says are more than 90,000 United States military and diplomatic reports about Afghanistan filed between 2004 and January of this year.

WikiLeaks head steps out of the shadowsupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 15:36:00

A surprise appearance by founder Julian Assange at the TED Global conference in Oxford, England, has cast new light on the activities of the site and its mysterious leader.

WikiLeaks founder: Site getting tons of 'high caliber' disclosuresupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 20:08:00, the website that released secret video of a U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed a dozen civilians, is "getting an enormous quantity of whistle-blower disclosures of high caliber," the site's founder, Julian Assange, said Friday in a rare public appearance here.

Video shows journalists' deaths in Iraqupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 20:08:00

Video released from WikiLeaks shows a 2007 attack by a U.S. Apache helicopter the killed two journalists.

U.S. soldier charged with leaking classified informationupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 13:19:00

The U.S. military has charged a soldier in Iraq who is suspected of leaking a helicopter attack video that shows civilian deaths, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

State Department, embassies anxious over possible leaks of cablesupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 15:29:00

Officials at the State Department and diplomats at U.S. Embassies around the world are biting their nails as they await an investigation into claims by an Army intelligence analyst that he downloaded 260,000 classified State Department diplomatic cables and gave them to the whistleblower site Wikileaks.

Soldier accused of leaking classified infoupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 20:05:00

Federal officials arrested a 22-year-old U.S. Army intelligence analyst for allegedly leaking classified military information, the U.S. military announced Monday.

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