Scott Neuman http://wmuk.org en U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says http://wmuk.org/post/us-knew-imminent-move-crimea-top-official-says Senior U.S. officials were warned of imminent Russian military action in Crimea about a week before the troop movements that have sparked a major international crisis over Ukraine, the head of the <a href="http://www.dia.mil/About.aspx">Defense Intelligence Agency</a> tells NPR.<p>"I think for easily seven to 10 days leading up to the Russian troops as we see them now in the Crimea, we were providing very solid reporting ... where we move from one level of a condition of warning, which I would just describe ... as sort of moderate to one where we believe things are imminent," Lt. Gen. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 12782 at http://wmuk.org U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Praises Snowden, Manning http://wmuk.org/post/pentagon-papers-leaker-daniel-ellsberg-praises-snowden-manning Daniel Ellsberg, the military analyst who in 1971 leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers detailing the history of U.S. policy in Vietnam, <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=208543541">tells NPR's <em>Weekend Edition Saturday</em></a> that unlike Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, he "did it the wrong way" by trying first to go through proper channels — a delay that he says cost thousands of lives.<p>"I really regarded [it] as anathema ... leaking as opposed to working within the system," Ellsberg says, speaking to NPR's Linda Wertheimer. Sat, 03 Aug 2013 17:46:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 7580 at http://wmuk.org Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Praises Snowden, Manning Detroit Files For Bankruptcy http://wmuk.org/post/detroit-files-bankruptcy (<strong>This story last updated at 6:45 p.m. ET</strong>)<p>The city of Detroit has filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 7148 at http://wmuk.org Detroit Files For Bankruptcy Brits On Royal Baby Watch As Rumored Due Date Arrives http://wmuk.org/post/brits-royal-baby-watch-rumored-due-date-arrives Although Buckingham Palace has never confirmed the exact date, Saturday is rumored to be the official due date for the child who will become the third in line to the British throne.<p>"There are really only two questions: boy or girl? Sat, 13 Jul 2013 15:33:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 6999 at http://wmuk.org Brits On Royal Baby Watch As Rumored Due Date Arrives Ryan Says He's 'Cautiously Optimistic' On A Bipartisan Budget Deal http://wmuk.org/post/ryan-says-hes-cautiously-optimistic-bipartisan-budget-deal House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan tells NPR that he's "cautiously optimistic" that a budget deal can be reached with the White House.<p>Speaking to NPR a day after President Obama unveiled a 2014 budget proposal that includes cuts to Social Security and Medicare, as well as tax increases and new investments in education and infrastructure, Ryan said he was encouraged by the broad outlines from the White House.<p>"This is the first time in this presidency that I have seen a chance at a bipartisan budget agreement, so I am cautiously optimistic about that," Ryan said in the interview sch Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:43:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 4034 at http://wmuk.org Ryan Says He's 'Cautiously Optimistic' On A Bipartisan Budget Deal