The Latest: Naval air base evacuated while damage assessed
Jul06

The Latest: Naval air base evacuated while damage assessed

The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 2 p.m. Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake says it authorized evacuations for non-essential employees and their dependents while officials continue to assess earthquake damage to the huge military installation in Southern California. The epicenters of the 7.1 magnitude quake on Friday and the magnitude 6.4 quake on Thursday were on the base,...

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Mystery of NSA leak lingers as stolen document case winds up
Jul06

Mystery of NSA leak lingers as stolen document case winds up

Federal agents descended on the suburban Maryland house with the flash and bang of a stun grenade, blocked off the street and spent hours questioning the homeowner about a theft of government documents that prosecutors would later describe as “breathtaking” in its scale. The suspect, Harold Martin, was a contractor for the National Security Agency. His arrest followed news of a devastating disclosure of government hacking...

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