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Defense Makes Closing Arguments In Bradley Manning Trial

The trial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking classified government information to the Wikileaks website, is coming to a close as the defense makes its closing arguments.

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Debate Over U.S. Policy Toward Egypt

Regional powers are taking sides in the conflict between Egypt's interim military government and ousted Muslim Brotherhood leaders. We explore the debate over U.S. leverage and its potential role in the conflict.

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New Interpretation Of Aiding The Enemy Charge Emerges In Manning Trial

With closing arguments set to begin Thursday in the trial of Army Private Bradley Manning, the judge has adopted a broad view of what constitutes aiding the enemy.

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Bradley Manning Verdict

The judge presiding over the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning is expected to hand down a decision today. We get the latest from the courtroom and analysis of the decision.

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Judge In Wikileaks Case Rejects Motion To Dismiss Aiding The Enemy Charge

The most serious charge presented against Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy will not be dismissed, opening the possibility that he may get life in prison if found guilty.

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Friday News Roundup - International

A standoff continues between the U.S. and Russia over the asylum request by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The Arab League backs a new U.S.-led Mideast peace effort. And tainted school lunches kill at least 23 children in India. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Online Ballots In The Works For Active Duty Military

A Joint Commission on Technology and Science panel has recommended online voting for military service members, citing problems with using the postal service to get ballots for local elections.

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Manning Defense Files Motion To Dismiss Seven Charges

The trial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking sensitive government documents to Wikileaks, is nearing its end. The defense is arguing that there is insufficient evidence to support many of the charges.

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Catching And Prosecuting Pirates

Last week, three Somali men were convicted by a federal jury in a Norfolk, Va., court on charges that included piracy. We explore how companies and individuals are responding to the threat of piracy and the challenges of prosecuting the crime.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Egypt's military government calls for the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leaders. President Barack Obama considers pulling all troops from Afghanistan after 2014. And the U.S. warns China on cyber theft. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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