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CIA fires officer over leak; criminal probe also opened

The CIA has fired one of its officers for leaking classified information, an agency spokeswoman said Friday. The officer admitted to "unauthorized discussions with the media in which the officer knowingly and willfully shared classified intelligence including operational information," said spokeswoman Michelle Neff. Neff declined to divulge the officer's name or position, or what specifically was leaked. (Watch how a failed polygraph test outed a journalist's source -- 1:50) A U.S. official said the person's name has been turned over to the Justice Department, where a determination will be made on whether to file criminal charges. A senior government official said the dismissal was related to a story in The Washington Post about the United States holding terror suspects in secret prisons overseas.

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