FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — His lawyer says Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has won the battle but not yet won the war. A military judge in Fort Meade, Md., has acquitted Manning of aiding the enemy by leaking files to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. The acquittal means Manning won't face life without parole. But he was convicted on 20 of 22 other charges including a guilty plea the government accepted in February. A sentencing hearing will begin on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have agreed to meet again as they consider moving forward with substantive peace talks. Secretary of State John Kerry says both sides are scheduled to meet again in two weeks. Kerry says there is a commitment to "sustained, continuous and substantive negotiations on the core issues." The next round will be held in about two weeks in either Israel or the Palestinian territories.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The city of San Diego has sued Mayor Bob Filner to require that he pay any costs incurred from a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by his former communications director. The City Council has voted unanimously that Filner pay any damages and attorney fees if the city is found liable. Eight women have alleged that Filner made lewd comments and advances including touching and forcible kisses.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Sands Corporation has come out a loser. Its request to throw out a jury verdict awarding a former consultant $70 million in a breach-of-contract case has been rejected by a judge in Las Vegas. A Hong Kong businessman (Richard Suen) says he helped Sands win a gambling license in the Chinese enclave of Macau (muh-KOW').
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eileen Brennan, who went from musical comedy on Broadway to wringing laughs out of memorable characters in such films as "Private Benjamin" and "Clue," has died. She was 80. Her managers say she died Sunday at home in Burbank after a battle with bladder cancer.
Created: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:15:10 EST
Updated: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:15:10 EST