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  1. Gitmo Boss Sacked After Dead Body FoundBy Jacob SiegelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Beast

    ... uncovered an alleged affair between Tur's wife and Capt John R. Nettleton, the commander of the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay. The decision to relieve Nettleton was made by his boss "Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Mary M. Jackson due to ...

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  2. Lowry: Obama's Foolish Gitmo FixationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | National Review Online

    ... his ideological fixity, and so he reiterated his unbending determination to close down the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay. Gitmo is to him what Carthage was to Cato the Elder. It is an obsession, and it must not stand. One of his first acts as ...

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  3. US admits Hicks' conviction was not correct-Hicks' lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Reuters

    A lawyer for Australian citizen and Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks says the U.S. has said his conviction cannot stand. Julie Noce reports.

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  4. Guantanamo detainee David Hicks could be cleared within weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. SYDNEY, Australia - The United States has agreed that former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Australian David Hicks, is innocent, his lawyer has said. Mr Hicks pleaded guilty in 2007 to providing "material support ...

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  5. David Hicks' father fears son may never be fully accepted as innocentRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: Lawyers for former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks say they're confident his name will be cleared within a month. The Australian was convicted in 2007 for providing material support for terrorism, after being captured in Afghanistan.

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  6. AP sources: US not sending Gitmo detainees to YemenRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In another challenge to President Barack Obama's efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, a ban on transferring detainees to Yemen has been effectively pushed back into place because of security concerns in the volatile Middle Eastern nation, administration officials say. While Obama approved sending detainees back to Yemen nearly two years ago, his administration has yet to use that authority.

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  7. N. Korea asks top UN rights body to probe CIA tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Korea Herald

    ... or sexual violence against family members. The detention and interrogation practices were used at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp and at secret detention facilities -- so-called "black sites" -- where detainees were held covertly at locations ...

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  8. 'A Piece of Torture': Guantanamo Prisoner's Diary Describes Brutal Transfer from BagramRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Pam's House Blend

    [Editor's Note: Mauritanian citizen Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who remains in indefinite detention at Guantanamo Bay, is the first prisoner to have a book written during his time in prison published. How his "Guantanamo Diary" came to be published, along ...

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  9. No plans to seek redress for Hicks: lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Age

    ... jurisdiction to overturn it. So we fully expect them to do it." He is taking heart from the case of fellow Guantanamo Bay detainee, Noor Muhammed, who had charges against him dropped and his conviction withdrawn this month. But even if the US ...

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  10. Woman escapes jail on tourist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NEWS.com.au

    ... women in her footsteps. DAVID Hicks' terrorism conviction will be crushed as the US conceded the former Guantanamo Bay inmate is innocent, his lawyer says. IS this the day Australia melts? Some towns are warned to brace for near 50C temperatures in ...

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  11. Lawyer for former Australian Guantanamo detainee says U.S. agrees he is innocentRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The United States has agreed that former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Australian David Hicks, is innocent, his lawyer said on Friday. Hicks, who spent five years at Guantanamo, pleaded guilty in 2007 to providing "material support for terrorism" but his legal team claimed that he did so under duress and filed an appeal in late 2013.

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  12. Guantanamo Navy base commander relieved of duties amid probeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay has been relieved of his duties after an investigation uncovered evidence of an inappropriate relationship between him and a civilian woman whose husband was found dead earlier this month, a U.S. official said on Thursday. The U.S. Navy said Captain John Nettleton, commander of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay since June 29, 2012, was relieved on Jan. 21 because of a loss of confidence in his ability to command.

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  13. Guantanamo Navy Base Commander Relieved of Duties in ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News Max

    The commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay has been relieved of his duties after an investigation uncovered evidence of an inappropriate relationship between him and a civilian woman whose husband was found dead earlier this month, a U.S. official said on Thursday. The U.S. Navy said Captain John Nettleton, commander of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay since June 29, 2012, was relieved on Jan. 21 because of a loss of confidence in his ability to command.

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  14. TV News Priorities: 68 Minutes for Under-Inflated Footballs, Mere...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NewsBusters.org

    The three major networks have, so far, devoted a staggering 67 minutes and 49 seconds to obsessing over every aspect of whether the New England Patriots cheated in their AFC championship win on Sunday. Yet, only ABC allowed a scant 34 seconds to the Obama administration's release of five terrorists out of Guantanamo Bay and back to areas connected with extremist violence.

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  15. U.S. pulls top Navy official at Gitmo; inappropriate relationship allegedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    The commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been relieved of duty "due to loss of confidence" in his "ability to command," the Navy says. Capt.

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  16. Sources: US not sending Guantanamo detainees to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Stars and Stripes

    Chaos in Yemen is adding yet another challenge to President Barack Obama's drive to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, with administration officials saying a ban on detainee transfers to the unstable Middle East nation has effectively been restored. Obama authorized detainee transfers to Yemen nearly two years ago amid high hopes that President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's new leadership would help the U.S. fight terrorists operating from within his country's borders.

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  17. US admits Hicks is 'innocent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Northern Territory News

    DAVID Hicks is set to have his terrorism conviction overturned after the US conceded that the former Guantanamo Bay inmate is innocent, his lawyer says. Stephen Kenny has told Fairfax Media that the US did not dispute his client's innocence, and the 2007 conviction for providing material support for terrorism was invalid.

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  18. US Guantanamo Panel Reviews Case of Alleged al-Qaida BombmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Big News Network.com

    A suspected al-Qaida bombmaker held at Guantanamo Bay military prison for almost 13 years on Thursday faced a U.S. national security board weighing whether he should remain there. Tariq Mahmud Ahmad Muhammad al-Sawah, a 57-year-old Egyptian, is suspected of having designed bombs used to attack U.S. targets.

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  19. North Korea asks top UN rights body to probe CIA tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Straits Times

    ... or sexual violence against family members. The detention and interrogation practices were used at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp and at secret detention facilities - so-called "black sites" - where detainees were held covertly at locations ...

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  20. J.D. Gordon: Obama Keeps Gitmo Costly With 2,000 Staff for 122 InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News Max

    President Barack Obama's claim that the government pays $3 million per detainee in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is "the most intellectually dishonest piece of accounting you'll ever hear out of this administration," says former Defense Department spokesman J.D. Gordon. "The reason Gitmo is so expensive and the bottom line is, because even though we only have 122 detainees there now, most of that cost comes from the 2,000-member guard force and the medical force and the legal guys providing them with care," Gordon, who is a retired Navy commander, told J.D. Hayworth on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV Thursday.

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