Chelsea Manning - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Chelsea Manning 10 Things to Know for Friday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. TRUMP CLAIMS WITCH HUNT The president denies that his campaign has collaborated with Russia or that he's tried to kill an FBI probe, contending a newly heightened investigation "hurts our country terribly." 2. ... Fri, 19 May 2017 01:06:00 GMT 2017-05-19T01:06:00Z Chelsea Manning shows look as woman after prison release KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is revealing her new look as a woman, after being freed from a Kansas military prison and a 35-year sentence for leaking classified materials. The transgender soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning took to Twitter and Instagram Thursday, posting a portrait photograph of her with short-cropped hair, bright red lipstick and ... Thu, 18 May 2017 21:37:00 GMT 2017-05-18T21:37:00Z 10 Things to Know for Thursday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. SPECIAL COUNSEL APPOINTED TO LEAD TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE The Justice Department made former FBI Director Robert Mueller a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump ca... Thu, 18 May 2017 01:07:00 GMT 2017-05-18T01:07:00Z Chelsea Manning 'looking forward to so much' after release KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, spared by presidential clemency from the rest of a 35-year prison term for giving classified materials to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, stepped out of a military lockup Wednesday and into a future she said she was eager to define. "I'm figuring things out right now — which is exciting, awkward, fun, and... Wed, 17 May 2017 23:14:00 GMT 2017-05-17T23:14:00Z Puerto Rico militant leader emerges from 36 years in custody SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera emerged from house arrest Wednesday and was celebrated by supporters after decades in custody, freed in a case that made him a martyr for some but angered those who lost loved ones in a string of bombings. Wearing black jeans and a shirt decorated with a Puerto Rican flag pin, the 74-... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:07:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:07:00Z Chelsea Manning Tweets About Freedom Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier who was convicted of leaking classified materials to WikiLeaks was released from prison after seven years... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:25:00 GMT 2017-05-17T21:25:00Z Key dates in the case of WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the Army soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for giving classified materials to WikiLeaks, walked free Wednesday after seven years behind bars. Here's a timeline of key moments of the case: 2007: Manning, then known as Bradley Manning, joins the Army and trains in Arizona as an intelligence analyst. April 5, 20... Wed, 17 May 2017 20:54:00 GMT 2017-05-17T20:54:00Z The Latest: Manning has attire discretion under Army status KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the release of Pvt. Chelsea Manning from a Kansas military prison (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The Army says newly freed Pvt. Chelsea Manning will be on a special, unpaid off-duty status that will allow the transgender soldier to wear her preferred civilian clothing, including women's attire. ... Wed, 17 May 2017 19:25:00 GMT 2017-05-17T19:25:00Z Convicted soldier Chelsea Manning will stay on active duty WASHINGTON (AP) — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, the Army said Tuesday. An Army spokeswoman, Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson, said Manning will be on "excess leave" while her court-mart... Tue, 16 May 2017 19:47:00 GMT 2017-05-16T19:47:00Z Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The soldier imprisoned for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military documents to WikiLeaks released her first statement Tuesday since being granted clemency, saying she hopes to use lessons she's learned in prison to help others. Chelsea Manning, who is scheduled to be released from prison next week, thanked former Pres... Tue, 09 May 2017 18:33:00 GMT 2017-05-09T18:33:00Z WikiLeaks' latest release raises questions about who and why WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just who did it, but why. WikiLeaks' release of nearly 8,000 documents that purportedly reveal secrets about the CIA's tools for breaking into targeted computers, cellphones and even smart TVs has given rise to multiple theories about who stole the documents and for what reason. Perhaps it was a U.S. spy or co... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:44:00 GMT 2017-03-13T07:44:00Z Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's called a systematic injustice to a climactic close. With his final offer of clemency, Obama brought his total number of commutations granted to 1,715, more than any othe... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:42:00 GMT 2017-01-19T21:42:00Z So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV. But at times, his answers seemed aimed at an audience of one: the man who will replace him at noon Friday. Obama gently chided Do... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:08:00 GMT 2017-01-19T06:08:00Z Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Manning's prison term WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information while deployed in Iraq. "That was not my recommendation," Carter said in an Associated Press interview. "I recommended aga... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:29:00 GMT 2017-01-19T03:29:00Z The Latest: Trump has late dinner at his DC hotel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 10 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is making a surprise visit to his Washington hotel two days before his inauguration. Trump, who is in town for a pair of fundraisers, pulled up to the Trump International Hotel with his lengthy motorcade just before 9:30 p.m. for a late dinner. ... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:04:00 GMT 2017-01-19T03:04:00Z The Latest: Obama chats with leaders of India, Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 9:15 p.m. The White House says President Barack Obama has placed a pair of farewell telephone calls to the leaders of Afghanistan and India. Obama thanked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his partnership and congratulated him on India's upc... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:26:00 GMT 2017-01-19T00:26:00Z More clemency coming after Obama shortens Manning's sentence WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's sentence. Obama became the president to have granted more commutations than any other when he announced Tuesday that Manning will be freed ... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:04:00 GMT 2017-01-18T19:04:00Z 10 Things to Know for Wednesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. OBAMA COMMUTES CHELSEA MANNING'S PRISON SENTENCE The president's action in his final days in office will allow the convicted Army leaker to go free nearly three decades early. 2. PUTIN TAKES PARTING SHOT AT ... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:02:00 GMT 2017-01-18T02:02:00Z Obama shortens Manning's term, grants clemency to hundreds WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S. documents to go free nearly three decades early. Embracing his clemency powers days before leaving office, Obama also pardoned 64 individuals including retired Gen. James Ca... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:40:00 GMT 2017-01-18T01:40:00Z The Latest: WikiLeaks hails commutation of Manning sentence WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on commutations and pardons issued by President Barack Obama on Tuesday (all times EST): 6:15 p.m. WikiLeaks says President Barack Obama may have saved Chelsea Manning's life by granting the former Army intelligence analyst clemency, but the decision doesn't make up for the harm Manning has suffered. ... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:28:00 GMT 2017-01-17T23:28:00Z APNewsBreak: California funds 1st US inmate sex reassignment SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 57-year-old convicted killer serving a life sentence in California became the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery, the prisoner's attorneys confirmed Friday to The Associated Press. California prison officials agreed in August 2015 to pay for the surgery for Shiloh Heavenly Quine, who was convicte... Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:23:00 GMT 2017-01-07T00:23:00Z Pressure on Obama to grant last-minute pardons, commutations WASHINGTON (AP) — Under increasing pressure to free convicts as a last act, President Barack Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks, but don't expect many famous offenders to make the list. The list of bold names appealing to Obama for compassion in his final weeks includes accused leaker C... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMT 2017-01-05T17:55:00Z