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ISIS releases video showing beheading of American journalist

The Islamic State posted a video Tuesday that it said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago, according to a transcript released by the SITE Intelligence Group.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Caller

Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo Detainees Did It First

The Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral lately on Facebook and Instagram, raising awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease as people either dump a bucket of ice water on their head or donate $100 to the ALS Association.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Cuban rafters: 20 years after the crisis

FILE: Cuban refugees stand on the front of a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maui after being rescued from rafts in the Straits of Florida on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 1994.

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Hispanic Business

Remembering Guantanamo through the lives of the Haitians held there

What life was like, and the faces of the men, women and children who called the U.S. naval base home, will be on display Thursday as part of a national effort to remember , visitors will be able to view a multi-media history of "GTMO," dating as far back as 1898 and through its most recent history as a holding place for Haitian and Cuban refugees ... (more)

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Lawyer: NM immigrant center like Guantanamo

A lawyer helping Central American immigrants housed at a temporary center in southern New Mexico has compared the facility to the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Washington Times

Lawyer: NM immigrant center like Guantanamo

A lawyer helping Central American immigrants housed at a temporary center in southern New Mexico has compared the facility to the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Fox News

Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, political debate about releasing Gitmo detainees

A federal court has dismissed a Guantanamo Bay detainee's recent petition for release when the United States ends its war in Afghanistan, but the case continues to highlight the fast-approaching situation in which the last American troops will leave the Middle East country and the U.S. must decide on the future of the facility's remaining ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Gitmo Detainee's Lawyers Can't Describe Video

Lawyers for a hunger-striking detainee must abide by restrictions barring the "distribution of, or discussion of" videos of their client's forcible cell extractions taking him to his force-feedings, a federal judge ruled.

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Stars and Stripes

Will letter from accused 9/11 mastermind get to Obama?

Accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed, right, consults defense attorney civilian David Nevin, in this courtroom sketch, during a break at his military commission hearing in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Saturday, May 5, 2012.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Guantanamo Public Memory Project comes to Miami

A history project featuring people who worked or were held at the U.S. naval base in Cuba has arrived in Miami.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

ABC News

From Guantanamo to Uruguay, an Unlikely Journey

The southern edge of South America seems an unlikely home for six men who have spent more than a decade locked up without charge at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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The Star Online

Guantanamo judge rules 9/11 suspect should be tried with others

A military judge ruled on Wednesday that one of the men accused of plotting the Sept.

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The Independent

G4S under fire for taking A 70m contract to service Guantanamo Bay

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Russia Taday

US wanted Britain to build 2nd Guantanamo - report

Britain could have had its own Guantanamo Bay, according to classified documents detailing discussions between the US and Tony Blair's government.

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The Ecologist

Nice work: G4S wins $118 million Guantanamo contract

G4S, the UK government outsourcer that supports Israeli security functions in the West Bank, will now supply 'custodial services' to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, writes Clare Sambrook.

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Hispanic Business

Remembering Guantanamo through the lives of the Haitians held there

What life was like, and the faces of the men, women and children who called the Cuban base home, will be on display Thursday as part of a national effort to remember Visitors will be able to view a multi-media history of "GTMO," dating as far back as 1898 and through its most recent history as a holding place for Haitians and Cuban refugees trying ... (more)

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

ABC News

Judge Orders Exam for Guantanamo Hunger Striker

A federal judge ordered the military Tuesday to allow an independent medical evaluation for a hunger-striking Guantanamo prisoner who his lawyers say is in sharply declining health as a result of his protest at the U.S. base in Cuba.

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The York Daily Record

Judge orders exam for Guantanamo hunger striker

A federal judge has ordered an independent medical evaluation for a prisoner on hunger strike at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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The Miami Herald

Judge orders exam for Guantanamo hunger striker

A federal judge has ordered an independent medical evaluation for a prisoner on hunger strike at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Judge throws out 2002 charges in Cole bombing case

An artist rendering by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin shows Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri during his military commissions arraignment at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Guantanamo, Cuba on Nov. 9, 2011.

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