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Bradley Manning convicted, UK companies hiring illegal investigators and army summit–our pick of the morning's headlines

By Prospect Team  

A US Military court has found Wikileaks source Private Bradley Manning guilty. He faces a possible maximum of 136 years in prison. However, the soldier, 25, was found not guilty of the most serious charge of knowingly “aiding the enemy”.

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, called the verdict a “dangerous precedent”. Pte Manning’s leak is considered in US government history.

In the UK, MPs have revealed that 22 law firms, eight financial services companies, ten insurers and…

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