LONDON (AP) — The head of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says other media organizations should follow his group's lead. Julian Assange offered that reaction following a military judge's decision to acquit Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of the charge of aiding the enemy for leaking files to WikiLeaks. Manning was convicted of 20 lesser charges that could send him to prison for decades.
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans has ruled that law enforcement needs only a court order and not a more stringent search warrant to obtain cellphone records that can be used to track a person's movements. The ruling overturns an order by a federal judge in Houston who had said cellphone data is constitutionally protected from intrusion and can only be acquired with a search warrant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain have been asked by President Barack Obama to travel to Egypt next week to urge the military to move ahead on new elections. Egypt has been locked in deadly protests since President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in a military coup. Graham says the trip will be a bipartisan attempt to promote civilian control.
HOUSTON (AP) — One of three men found malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like garage of a Houston house has died. Two other former captives are out of the hospital. An arrest was made at the scene when the men were rescued. Police say the victims told investigators they were forced to live in the garage so their captor could cash their assistance checks.
NEW YORK (AP) — He hasn't lost any fizz in his fight against high-calorie soft drinks. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an appeal court's ruling against his effort to impose a 16-ounce size limit on sugary drinks is just a "temporary setback." The state appeals court ruled unanimously that the city exceeded its authority.
Created: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 07:15:15 EST
Updated: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 07:15:15 EST