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Chelsea Manning offers to pay for hormone therapy during jail sentence

Army Private Chelsea Manning would be willing to pay for hormone therapy during her 35-year jail sentence at a men’s military prison, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Manning’s attorney, David Coombs, told the AP that she will not expect sex-reassignment surgery, while hoping officials at the facility at Fort…

Bradley Manning comforts his own sobbing legal team: I’m gonna be OK

WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning kept his composure Wednesday when he was sentenced to 35 years and comforted his own legal team when they broke down in tears, his lawyer said. David Coombs, the civilian who led Manning’s team, said his client was stoic but he and other lawyers cried when…

WATCH LIVE: Bradley Manning’s lawyer reacts to his 35-year sentence

Watch Bradley Manning’s lawyer, David Coombs, discuss his client’s sentence in a live news conference around 1:30 ET, courtesy of NBC News:…

Bradley Manning’s lawyer: Showed signs of being unfit to serve before leaks

By Tom Ramstack FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier convicted for giving classified documents to the WikiLeaks website, exhibited behavior that could have served as a warning he was unsuitable to serve abroad as an intelligence analyst, his lawyer said in court on Monday. As the…

U.S. says Bradley Manning helped al Qaeda with leaks

FORT MEADE, Maryland — US soldier Bradley Manning aided Al-Qaeda by leaking troves of classified information to the secret-spilling website Wikileaks, military prosecutors said Thursday. Manning, who served as a low-ranking intelligence analyst in Iraq, has previously been charged with 22 counts, including aiding the enemy. During a pre-trial hearing,…

WikiLeaks suspect ‘abused’ trust: U.S. Army prosecutors

FORT MEADE, Maryland — US Army prosecutors said Thursday that Private Bradley Manning “abused our trust” and should face a court-martial for one of the most serious intelligence breaches in US history. Defense attorneys argued meanwhile at the conclusion of a seven-day hearing that the charges against the 24-year-old soldier…

Attorney for Bradley Manning seeks reduced charges

US Army prosecutors said Thursday that Private Bradley Manning”abused our trust” and should face a court-martial for one of the most serious intelligence breaches in US history. Defense attorneys for the WikiLeaks suspect argued meanwhile at the conclusion of a seven-day hearing on this military base outside Washington that the charges against the…

Manning’s lawyer calls for military judge to recuse himself

Update: Bradley Manning’s military judge refuses call to recuse himself A US soldier accused of giving classified documents to WikiLeaksappeared in court Friday for the first time, with the defense immediately alleging the military hearing is biased. Bradley Manning, a former intelligence analyst, is accused of downloading 260,000 US diplomatic cables,…

U.N. torture investigator slams U.S. for denying him access to Bradley Manning

A United Nations special rapporteur on torture claims U.S. authorities refused to give him access to Army Private Bradley Manning, 23, the lone soldier accused of leaking secret files to WikiLeaks. Juan Mendez, the U.N. representative on torture, said he had visited numerous other nations where he’d been allowed unmonitored…

Ex-State Department spokesman has ‘no regrets’ for defending Manning

The former U.S. State Department spokesman who criticized the military’s treatment of Bradley Manning may have lost his job, but he’s not backing down. Manning is the Army private accused of handing over secret U.S. State Department cables to WikiLeaks. “I thought the treatment of Bradley Manning was undermining what…

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