Manning gets 35 years in prison for WikiLeaks convictions

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Manning was spared life in prison in July, when Lind acquitted him of providing aid to the enemy by leaking highly sensitive and classified information to the website WikiLeaks.

Army prosecutors argued that, by making that information public, Manning essentially hand-delivered U.S. state secrets to American adversaries such as al Qaeda, the Taliban and other global terrorist organizations.

But Lind did find Manning guilty on five counts of espionage and five federal counts of theft, as well as various lesser charges. He also pleaded guilty to 10 other offenses prior to the July verdict.

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