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    Suspected CIA Leaker Identified, Charged With Child Pornography

    Federal prosecutors identified Joshua Schulte, 29, as a suspect in the leak of CIA cybertools for overseas espionage operations that were published by WikiLeaks last March. But the former agency employee has been charged not for the “Vault 7” leak, but for child pornography found on a server Schulte designed and maintained. Meanwhile, the CIA may soon have a new director: Several senior Democrats now say they’ll support Gina Haspel, whose nomination looked shaky due to her role in an enhanced detainee interrogation program that many say was torture.

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