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Moldovan authorities seize smuggled uraniumupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 16:38:00

Officials in Moldova seized 1.8 kilograms (about 4 pounds) of smuggled uranium and arrested three of seven suspects, an interior ministry spokesman said Tuesday.

Fortune: The office copier turns 50!updated: Fri Jan 22 2010 10:39:00

Long before digital tools such as listservs, e-mail blasts, and even Facebook enabled us to easily broadcast messages, photocopies were the most efficient way to distribute information to groups of all sizes.

Millions of Bush administration e-mails recoveredupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 22:44:00

Computer technicians have recovered about 22 million Bush administration e-mails that the Bush White House had said were missing, two watchdog groups that sued over the documents announced Monday.

Cheney told FBI he did not know who leaked Plame's identityupdated: Sat Oct 31 2009 05:09:00

Former vice president Dick Cheney told a special prosecutor in 2004 that he had no idea who leaked the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame, according to newly released FBI documents.

Court: White House doesn't have to turn over e-mail recordsupdated: Tue May 19 2009 13:06:00

A unit of the White House that was accused of misplacing perhaps millions of office e-mails does not have to make its records public, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Key moments in Karl Rove's careerupdated: Sun Aug 12 2007 21:27:00

Karl Rove, President Bush's senior political adviser, is to step down from his White House post at the end of the month. Here are the main landmarks of his career.

Commentary: Libby happy to have friends in high placesupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 23:14:00

Any self-respecting Republican who claims to be a law-and-order individual should be outraged by President George W. Bush's decision to commute the prison sentence of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.

Judge tosses out ex-spy's lawsuit against Cheney in CIA leak caseupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 05:29:00

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by outed spy Valerie Plame and her husband against Vice President Dick Cheney and other top Bush administration officials. Judge: No Delay in Libby Prison Termupdated: Fri Jun 15 2007 05:10:00

A federal judge said Thursday he will not delay a 2 1/2-year prison sentence for I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a ruling that could send the former White House aide to prison within weeks Libby Gets 30 Months in Prisonupdated: Tue Jun 05 2007 13:25:00

The former White House aide gets a suprisingly tough sentence for perjury and obstructon of justice

Panel subpoenas Rice over Niger uranium claimupdated: Wed Apr 25 2007 15:19:00

A House committee Wednesday subpoenaed Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to find out what she knew about the 2003 claim that Iraq sought uranium from the African country of Niger.

House Democrat asks Rice about 'fabricated Niger claim' updated: Mon Mar 12 2007 17:39:00

The new chairman of a House investigative committee is demanding answers to questions he asked Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice nearly four years ago about President Bush's assertion that Iraq once sought uranium from Africa.

Gergen: 'There's a lot more to know' in CIA leak caseupdated: Wed Mar 07 2007 10:04:00

A top White House aide from past administrations speculates that some of the facts in the CIA leak case may never come to light, even with the conclusion of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's perjury trial.

Democrats to Bush: Don't pardon Libbyupdated: Tue Mar 06 2007 11:35:00

Democratic leaders urged President Bush not to pardon former vice presidential chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who was convicted on federal charges Tuesday.

Libby jury asked to explain 'reasonable doubt' questionupdated: Mon Mar 05 2007 08:41:00

A judge Monday asked jurors in the I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby perjury trial to clarify a question they posed in a note to the bench as they deliberate the fate of Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff.

Libby jury resolves question, calls it a dayupdated: Wed Feb 28 2007 08:49:00

Jurors in the criminal trial of Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff told the judge Wednesday that they had resolved a question about one of the charges.

Libby jury told to consider 'life experiences' on memoryupdated: Thu Feb 22 2007 08:03:00

The judge instructed jurors in the perjury trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby to consider their "life experiences" and "the capacity of human beings to remember things they said and were told" at a later time.

CIA leak case goes to juryupdated: Wed Feb 21 2007 11:47:00

The 12 jurors in the perjury trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby began deliberating late Wednesday morning.

Lawyers make final pitch in CIA leak caseupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 07:19:00

I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby lied to the FBI and a grand jury about how he heard that Valerie Plame was a CIA operative, a prosecutor told the jury Tuesday in the perjury trial of Vice President Dick Cheney's former aide.

Columnist testifies Rove confirmed Plame was CIAupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 07:49:00

The journalist who first revealed the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame said in federal court Monday that two top government officials were his sources.

Libby's lawyers may not call Cheney to testifyupdated: Thu Feb 08 2007 07:16:00

I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's lawyers are debating whether to call Libby's former boss, Vice President Dick Cheney, to the stand, a source with knowledge of the lawyers' discussions told CNN on Thursday.

Russert says he didn't give Libby agent's IDupdated: Wed Feb 07 2007 07:56:00

NBC's Tim Russert, the last prosecution witness in I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's perjury trial, testified Wednesday he did not inform Libby of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity, as Libby has said.

Libby: Bush OK'd leaking of classified Iraq intelligenceupdated: Tue Feb 06 2007 07:47:00

On a tape played at his trial Tuesday, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby told investigators he thought President Bush authorized him to discuss the contents of a classified report on Iraq intelligence with reporters.

Judge will allow Libby tapes' release to publicupdated: Mon Feb 05 2007 09:30:00

Audio recordings that had been part of a secret grand jury probe became part of the public evidence Monday in the criminal trial of Lewis "Scooter" Libby, as he described his job working for Vice President Dick Cheney.

Libby prosecutors await judge's rulingsupdated: Sun Feb 04 2007 09:06:00

Prosecutors in the criminal trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby plan to rest their case as soon as Tuesday.

Libby trial reveals what prosecutor wouldn'tupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 15:05:00

As the trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby goes on, we are learning more and more about special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald's investigation, which was prompted by the leak that Valerie Plame was an undercover CIA agent.

Miller recalls no one telling her about CIA before Libbyupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 10:21:00

A former New York Times reporter testified Wednesday that she doesn't recall learning that Valerie Plame Wilson was a CIA operative from any government officials other than Lewis "Scooter" Libby.

Former New York Times reporter contradicts Libby updated: Tue Jan 30 2007 09:50:00

A former New York Times reporter testified Tuesday that I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby told her the identity of a CIA operative weeks before Libby told investigators he had learned of the agent's identity.

Former Bush spokesman contradicts Libby's timelineupdated: Mon Jan 29 2007 08:43:00

Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer testified Monday that Lewis "Scooter" Libby told him about a CIA operative three days before the date Libby claims he received the information from a reporter.

Greenfield: Game over on the Plame leak? Maybe notupdated: Wed Aug 30 2006 16:29:00

There's a new twist to a controversy that has been roiling the political waters for more than three years.

CIA leak probe looks at Cheney writingsupdated: Sat May 13 2006 21:31:00

Notes that Vice President Dick Cheney wrote on a newspaper article might help explain a motive in the perjury and obstruction case of Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, according to documents filed by the prosecutor in the case.

Libby's lawyers hint at defense tacticsupdated: Fri May 05 2006 19:11:00

Defense attorneys for Lewis "Scooter" Libby plan to call Karl Rove as a witness and challenge the credibility of a former diplomat at the center of the CIA leak investigation, the lawyers said Friday.

Rove testifies again in CIA leak caseupdated: Wed Apr 26 2006 11:12:00

Karl Rove, President Bush's top political adviser, testified Wednesday for a fifth time before a grand jury in the CIA leak investigation, Rove's attorney said Wednesday.

When is a leak not a leak?updated: Mon Apr 10 2006 15:58:00

President Bush has habitually complained about "too much leaking in Washington," but it turns out he used his declassification power to combat attacks on the Administration's case for invading Iraq. Democrats call it a leak. The White House calls it a factual rebuttal. After several days of neither confirming nor denying testimony by ex--White House aide I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby, officials close to Vice President Cheney said the President indeed declassified part of a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) in 2003 but left the method of releasing it up to others. After a conversation with Cheney, Libby delivered the passages to Judith Miller of the New York Times to counter Joseph Wilson, a vocal Administration critic.

Bush acknowledges declassifying intelligenceupdated: Mon Apr 10 2006 11:54:00

President Bush said Monday that he had declassified intelligence documents in 2003 to help explain his administration's reasons for going to war in Iraq.

Court documents: Libby testified that Bush OK'd intelligence leakupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 16:08:00

Vice President Dick Cheney's former top aide testified that President Bush authorized the release of parts of a classified report on Iraq to rebut criticism of the case for the 2003 invasion, federal prosecutors disclosed in documents released Thursday.

The Roving investigatorupdated: Mon Dec 12 2005 11:47:00

Reporters like to be the ones asking the questions, but the Valerie Plame leak investigation just hasn't been working that way. In his quest to find out whether White House officials leaked that Plame was a CIA officer as a way to punish her husband Joseph Wilson, a former ambassador and a critic of the White House case for the Iraq war, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald has got testimony from a parade of journalists, including Judith Miller of the New York Times, Matthew Cooper of TIME, NBC's Tim Russert and Bob Woodward of the Washington Post. Now add one more to the list: TIME correspondent Viveca Novak.

Woodward unveiledupdated: Mon Nov 21 2005 10:47:00

Bob Woodward became a legend at the Washington Post writing about what happens behind closed doors in the corridors of power. But last week the news was all about what happens behind closed doors at the Post. And rather than bringing clarity to the murky case of Who Leaked What to Whom about CIA operative Valerie Plame, the revelations about Woodward's role only added more complexity to both the case and the deepening debate over the rules star journalists get to play by.

CIA leak prosecutor says he needs to continue probeupdated: Fri Nov 18 2005 12:58:00

Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald said he will have to bring more information before a new grand jury in the CIA leak probe, adding that his work is not complete.

Reporter at center of CIA leak retiresupdated: Wed Nov 09 2005 15:56:00

New York Times reporter Judith Miller, who went to jail for refusing to reveal her source during an investigation into the 2003 outing of a CIA operative, has retired from "the old gray lady," the newspaper announced Wednesday.

What Scooter Libby and I talked aboutupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 15:42:00

I was wet, smelling of chlorine. It was July 12, 2003, in Washington, a beautiful summer day, and I had just come back from swimming. All morning I had been trying to reach I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby for a cover story about both President George W. Bush's claim that Iraq had sought uranium in Africa and former Ambassador Joseph Wilson's controversial Op-Ed.

Joseph Wilson: 'Karl Rove should be fired'updated: Mon Oct 31 2005 15:14:00

Retired career diplomat and former U.S. Ambassador Joseph Wilson has been a prominent figure throughout special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald's investigation into who leaked the secret identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, Wilson's wife.

Cheney names Libby's replacementsupdated: Mon Oct 31 2005 11:54:00

Vice President Dick Cheney named two of his top staffer members Monday to replace I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who resigned last week after being indicted in the CIA leak investigation.

CIA leak probe continuesupdated: Sat Oct 29 2005 02:02:00

The CIA leak investigation is "not over," special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald said Friday after announcing charges against I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff.

Cheney's top aide indicted; CIA leak probe continuesupdated: Fri Oct 28 2005 06:15:00

The CIA leak investigation is "not over," special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald said Friday after announcing charges against I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff.

Sources: Prosecutor focusing on Roveupdated: Thu Oct 27 2005 11:34:00

Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald is focusing his investigation into the leak of a CIA operative's identity on whether White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove committed perjury, two lawyers involved in the case told CNN.

CIA leak probe has Washington waitingupdated: Wed Oct 26 2005 07:36:00

The federal grand jury investigating the leak of a CIA operative's identity adjourned Wednesday afternoon and Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald made no public announcement of any action.

Poll: Few doubt wrongdoing in CIA leakupdated: Tue Oct 25 2005 16:06:00

Only one in 10 Americans said they believe Bush administration officials did nothing illegal or unethical in connection with the leaking of a CIA operative's identity, according to a national poll released Tuesday.

Miller to meet with CIA leak prosecutorupdated: Fri Oct 07 2005 19:17:00

The special prosecutor in the CIA leak investigation will interview New York Times reporter Judith Miller next week, according to one of Miller's attorneys, Floyd Abrams.

Rove to testify again before CIA leak grand juryupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 17:56:00

Presidential adviser Karl Rove will give additional testimony to the grand jury hearing evidence in an investigation of the 2003 disclosure of a CIA agent's identity, his lawyer said Thursday.

Novak's latest leakupdated: Mon Aug 08 2005 20:17:00

Viewers expect pundits to dispense b.s. on cable-news debate shows. But it's considered poor form to use the actual word.

When they knewupdated: Mon Aug 01 2005 15:53:00

As the investigation tightens into the leak of the identity of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame, sources tell TIME some White House officials may have learned she was married to former ambassador Joseph Wilson weeks before his July 6, 2003, Op-Ed piece criticizing the Administration.

Stop trying to spin the Iraq warupdated: Mon Jul 25 2005 11:09:00

"You're gonna protect me on this, right?" the magic words. When someone in Washington makes that request and a journalist agrees to the deal, a blood oath has been signed, no matter how scurrilous or trivial the information involved.

Memo with Plame's name marked secretupdated: Thu Jul 21 2005 19:59:00

A classified State Department memorandum that has been the subject of questioning in a federal leak probe identifies a CIA agent by name in a paragraph marked "S" for secret, sources told CNN Thursday.

Life after the leakupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 19:55:00

TIME reporter Massimo Calabresi visits with Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson at their home in Washington.

What can you say about a spy?updated: Mon Jul 18 2005 19:49:00

In 1982 Ronald Reagan signed the Intelligence Identities Protection Act, making it a federal crime, under certain circumstances, to reveal the identity of a covert U.S. operative.

Journalist at center of leak probe criticizes Time bossupdated: Sun Jul 17 2005 19:01:00

A Time magazine reporter said Sunday his boss' decision to turn over his notes and e-mails to a grand jury could impair the magazine's ability to gather information.

White House clams up on CIA leakupdated: Tue Jul 12 2005 00:21:00

With a criminal probe heating up into who exposed an undercover CIA agent, the White House spokesman is fending off sharp questions about what role U.S. President George W. Bush's top political adviser may have played in the case.

Appeals court rejects reporters' appealupdated: Tue Apr 19 2005 21:12:00

The full federal appeals court in Washington Tuesday rejected a request from two journalists facing possible jail sentences who had asked the court to reconsider a decision by a three-judge panel.

Gonzales: CIA leak probe moving forwardupdated: Fri Apr 15 2005 08:54:00

U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Friday he believes the investigation into who leaked the name of a CIA operative nearly two years ago is moving forward appropriately.

Journalists facing jailupdated: Tue Feb 15 2005 16:08:00

The case grew out of a 2003 report by Robert Novak, a syndicated columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times as well as a co-host of CNN's "Crossfire."

Fortune: What drives America's great innovators?updated: Mon Oct 18 2004 00:01:00

PRACTICAL INNOVATION--FROM THE STEAM engine to the search engine--is the principal reason America achieved preeminence while other well-endowed land masses lagged or failed. Innovation is not simpl...

Reporter faces jail over silence in CIA leak probeupdated: Mon Aug 09 2004 19:36:00

A Time magazine reporter chose to fight a court order requiring him to testify in the Justice Department's probe into the leak of a CIA operative's name, while an NBC executive chose to cooperate, according to court documents and parties involved in the case.

Errant former ambassadorupdated: Thu Jul 15 2004 16:24:00

Like Sherlock Holmes's dog that did not bark, the most remarkable aspect of last week's Senate Intelligence Committee report is what its Democratic members did not say.

Official: Cheney quizzed as part of CIA leak probeupdated: Sat Jun 05 2004 05:27:00

Vice President Dick Cheney has been interviewed by federal prosecutors investigating a leak that disclosed the identity of an undercover CIA operative, a Bush administration official told CNN.

Bush acknowledges talking to attorney over CIA leak probeupdated: Thu Jun 03 2004 15:39:00

President Bush acknowledged Thursday that he has spoken to a private attorney about the investigation into who leaked the name of a CIA operative.

Bush consults private attorney over CIA leak probeupdated: Wed Jun 02 2004 20:27:00

President Bush has had "discussions" with a private attorney in connection with a federal grand jury investigation into who leaked the identity of a CIA operative, a White House spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Journalists subpoenaed in CIA leak caseupdated: Sat May 22 2004 14:43:00

Two journalists, including NBC's Tim Russert, have been subpoenaed by the Justice Department in the investigation into who leaked the name of a covert CIA operative, according to the journalists' media outlets.

Ex-White House press aide questioned in CIA leakupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 09:13:00

Former White House press aide Adam Levine testified before a federal grand jury last week as part of a federal investigation looking into who revealed the name of a CIA officer, according to source close to the investigation.

Grand jury probes CIA leakupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 22:12:00

A federal grand jury has begun hearing testimony in a probe to discover who leaked the identity of a former CIA operative, government sources told CNN Thursday.

Senator calls for White House confidentiality waivers in leak probeupdated: Tue Jan 06 2004 15:24:00

A Democratic senator called on the White House Tuesday to require all its employees to sign waivers of confidentiality as part of the investigation into who leaked the name of a CIA operative to a journalist last summer.

A shifting probe?updated: Tue Jan 06 2004 11:20:00

If there are culprits in the White House who leaked the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, they may now be dependent on reporters to protect their identities.

FBI seeks confidentiality waivers from Bush staffersupdated: Thu Jan 01 2004 20:07:00

FBI agents investigating the leak of the name of a CIA operative are asking senior Bush administration officials to waive confidentiality agreements they have with reporters, government sources said Friday.

Fortune: A DIRECTORY OF THE LAUREATES From Ben Franklin to Ross Perot, each of these 120 people has won a place in the National Business updated: Mon Jul 03 1989 00:01:00

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Printer, publisher, writer

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