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2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Searching for an angle on a dithering Obama

Geometrically speaking, it just can't happen, architects sniff. Yet people who work for presidents or cover them for a living know that it does.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, State of the Union, Vladimir Putin

6 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Convicted WikiLeaks Source Bradley Manning Granted Name Change

The former US Army private responsible for the largest leak of classified material in U.S. history has been granted an official name change.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Prison

11 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

UN Human Rights Committee finds US in violation on 25 counts

While President Obama told the country to "look forward, not backward" when it came to Bush's torture program, the United Nations has taken a different route.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Defense: FBI probe in 9/11 trial has implications

The defense team for five people facing trial before a war crimes tribunal stemming from the Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Terrorism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Reuters

Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay

Farmington Daily Times

Editorial: Latest Guantanamo disclosures further discredit the justice process

Another week of hearings at Guantanamo, another series of jaw-dropping revelations and rulings that underline the futility of the whole enterprise.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Opinion

The News Tribune

Soldier facing murder charges at JBLM stemming from 2007 shooting of Iraqi boys

A soldier who allegedly murdered two deaf, mute and unarmed Iraqi brothers seven years ago is scheduled to be in court at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wednesday for a pretrial hearing that could lead to his court-martial and a possible life sentence in a military prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Fort-Richardson, AK

Greenwich Citizen

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Terrorism

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

A Kansas judge on Wednesday will consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she continues serving a 35-year sentence for passing loads of classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, Leavenworth County, KS, Prison

KFVS12

More bodies recovered from ferry as hope of finding survivors fades

A U.S. research institute says commercial satellite imagery shows increased activity at North Korea's nuclear test site but not enough to indicate an underground atomic explosion is imminent.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy

WLNE-TV Providence

Govt must turn over info on CIA prisons to defense

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much... In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Fort Meade, MD, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

ABC News

Govt Must Turn Over Info on CIA Prisons to Defense

A military judge on Tuesday ordered prosecutors to turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest on in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Yemen, Middle East

Russia Taday

In prison forever: Gitmo detainees might not see freedom even after Afghan War ends

The United States military plans to end its combat role in Afghanistan later this year and close the chapter on America's longest-running war, but the Afghan men being held at the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay aren't expected to see any changes.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Terrorism

Government Executive

House Republicans Are Stepping Up Efforts to Attach Special Policy Riders to Spending Bills

In a recent memo to lawmakers, House Republican leaders ticked off some of their lesser-known victories in the fiscal 2014 appropriations process.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Roskam, Environment, Science, Life, Veteran Affairs, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

The Huffington Post

Journalists Kicked Out Of Al Jazeera Trial In Egypt

Defendants in the Marriott terror cell case in Cairo stand in cages in an Egyptian courtroom Monday, March 31, 2014, as they await their turn to speak about their request for bail.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Bizcommunity

Lowe Cape Town wins Creative Circle Ad of the Month

Lowe Cape Town has won the Creative Circle Ad of the Month in the Print category for Independent Newspapers/ Cape Times - titled "Guantanamo and Biko".

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The Huffington Post

FBI Not Investigating Publication Of 9/11 Mastermind's Letter, DOJ Tells Guantanamo Judge

In this Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin, Sept. 11 accused conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Cheryl Bormann, in black abaya prior to hearing at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, Thursday April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay, US Military, US Navy, Washington DC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Washington Post

Defendant in Salt Lake City shot dead after rushing witness stand

Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

Channelnewsasia.com

US high court justice gives Guantanamo inmates opening

A US Supreme Court justice has raised questions about the scope of the government's authority to detain terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, offering a glimmer of hope to those held for years without charge.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Cuba, World News, US Supreme Court

ABC News

Prosecutor to Brief Guantanamo Judge on FBI Probe

A U.S. prosecutor is asking the judge in the Sept. 11 case for more time to look into whether an FBI investigation will affect the stalled war crimes trial.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

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