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  • This February 27, 2012 photo shows a screen from the Internet site Wikileaks. Wikileaks, which triggered an earthquake in 2010 in world diplomacy, said Monday it has begun the publication of more than five million emails to the American private intelligence and Stratfor strategic Analysis. Electronic messages, which spread from July 2004 to December 2011, reveal employment by Stratfor 'networks of informants, payment structures of bribes, wine, money laundering techniques and methods of psychological 'said

    A Senate bill to protect the privacy of electronic communications won't keep federal agents from scanning email inboxes if they believe a crime has been committed.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
  • The manslaughter charges brought against two relatively low-ranking BP rig workers in the deadly Gulf of Mexico disaster may be as far as federal prosecutors are willing to go.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 4:30 AM EST
  • Two and a half years after the blast, only two individuals have been charged directly in the tragedy, despite a string of government investigations.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
  • In this Tuesday, July 27, 2010, file photo, a Greenpeace activist puts up a banner as they block off a British Petroleum fuel station in protest as the BP board announce their annual results, in London.

    Attorneys for the highest-ranking BP employees aboard the Deepwater Horizon during the deadly explosion in April 2010 vowed to fight manslaughter charges against their clients.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
  • The Obama administration told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it does not object to reopening a Christian college's challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 8:00 PM EST
  • The Justice Department inspector general says the government is not keeping up with the caseload in federal immigration courts.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 6:00 PM EST