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  1. Petraeus Fined $100K for Leak

    The judge wanted him to feel the pain. Prosecutors had recommended a $40,000 fine, but the judge decided the maximum penalty would impress upon the disgraced former CIA director that leaking classified documents to your mistress and biographer is a very bad thing to do. He won’t be getting jail time — just two years probation — and this sentencing may wrap up what’s proved to be a very embarrassing way to close out an illustrious career. Petraeus, who now works in the private sector, will continue occasional consulting work for the White House. 

    Reuters, ABC

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