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Chelsea Manning Prison Release

While Manning was in prison, the U.S. Defense Department past year lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military. Manning's life and name was embroiled in controversy even while she was in prison. Chelsea Manning - the WikiLeaks Whistleblower responsible for arguably the biggest breach of classified information in US military history - has walked free from prison where she was forced to live as a man.



Chelsea Manning Set for Release After Seven Years in Prison

Obama commuted Manning's sentence as one of his final acts in office, concluding that she had served enough time . Supporters of Manning - who attempted suicide twice past year alone - said they feared she would not have been able to survive the long sentence.


Turmoil grows over intel Trump leaked to Russian Federation

Turmoil grows over intel Trump leaked to Russian Federation

The White House was already reeling from its botched handling of Trump's decision last week to fire James Comey, the FBI director who was overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. The White House was already reeling from its botched handling of Trump's decision last week to fire James Comey, the FBI director who was overseeing the Russian Federation investigation.


Texas boy 7, handcuffed, hospitalized, family says

Texas boy 7, handcuffed, hospitalized, family says

According to KTVT , the boy has severe ADHD as well as a mood disorder and she has to rush to Gabe P. Allen Elementary School a few times a week to help the school handle it. Dhillon accused police of using excessive force and claimed that officers used a Taser on the child, CBS Dallas reported. "The boy did vividly describe being shocked and his body convulsing".


FBI NOT Investigating Seth Rich Murder

FBI NOT Investigating Seth Rich Murder

No arrests have been made. Despite initial glee from right-wing media pundits-Alex Jones of InfoWars declared that Wheeler "got in the laptop" that Rich was using-it turns out that Wheeler has absolutely no evidence that Rich was in contact with WikiLeaks.