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September 11, 2000 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Los Alamos scientist Wen Ho Lee, who has been jailed for nine months for allegedly stealing a vast trove of nuclear weapons secrets, is expected to be freed today after pleading guilty to one felony and pledging to cooperate with government investigators, defense and prosecution lawyers said Sunday.
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May 4, 2012 | By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times
Charles Higham, a poet, critic and prolific celebrity biographer who found political and sexual intrigue in the lives of Hollywood icons such as Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich and, most controversially, Errol Flynn, died April 21 at his Los Angeles home. He was 81. The cause was apparently a heart attack, according to Todd McCarthy, a close friend. Higham was the author of two dozen biographies, many of which were so salacious that a book critic reviewing "Howard Hughes: The Secret Life" in 1993 quipped that the writer had "reached the point where most of his subjects have slept with one another.
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April 26, 1988
Teamsters Union President Jackie Presser was dealt a setback in a federal appeals court ruling in Cleveland that denies him access to government documents compiled by federal prosecutors in their case against him. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a U.S. District Court ruling that granted Presser access to the documents containing possible evidence that a payroll-padding scheme at a Teamsters local in Cleveland was authorized by the FBI.
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June 22, 2007 | Josh Meyer, Times Staff Writer
For the last four years, Vice President Dick Cheney has made the controversial claim that his office is not fully part of the Bush administration in order to exempt it from a presidential order regulating federal agencies' handling of classified national security information, officials said Thursday.
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February 9, 2001 | TINA BORGATTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Santa Ana police arrested three men and a 16-year-old boy Wednesday on suspicion of running a "highly sophisticated" ring that manufactured bogus birth certificates, immigration, Social Security and insurance cards and fake driver's licenses. The arrests came after investigators received a tip Wednesday morning that a man was selling forged government documents on the street near Main and Bishop streets near downtown, Santa Ana Police Sgt. Raul Luna said.
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February 9, 2001 | TINA BORGATTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police have arrested three men and a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of manufacturing fake birth certificates, driver's licenses and immigration, Social Security and insurance cards. The arrests came after investigators received a tip Wednesday morning that a man was selling forged government documents on the street near Main and Bishop streets near downtown, said Santa Ana Police Sgt. Raul Luna.
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August 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
An "emotional and uneasy" Cuban President Fidel Castro mobilized his armed forces and went on Cuban national television after President Kennedy's assassination out of fear that the United States would blame him and invade in retaliation, government documents say. The National Security Agency, in declassified documents released Tuesday, reported that Castro feared the United States would use the Kennedy assassination as an excuse to oust his communist government.
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June 20, 2013 | By Anthony York
SAN FRANCISCO -- Under increasing public pressure, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday abandoned a plan that could have limited access to government records. The provision, first proposed by Brown in January and included in a budget plan approved by lawmakers last week, would have allowed local elected bodies to opt out of parts of the law -- namely the current requirement that they respond to public requests within 10 days, make records available electronically when possible and offer legal reasons for refusing a records request.
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