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  1. Sen. Franken: Close Guantanamo Through CongressRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | CBS Local

    ... McFadden are arguing about a controversial high-security prison some 2,000 miles away. Franken said Monday Guantanamo Bay should be closed, but the president shouldn't bypass Congress to do it. The Wall Street Journal recently reported President ...

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  2. Sister's desperate plea to terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | NEWS.com.au

    ... has appeared in four online videos released by his captors. Wearing an orange jumpsuit like prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, he has delivered pre-prepared propaganda messages denouncing the US and British governments for their involvement in the ...

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  3. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...

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  4. Guantanamo's horrifying irony: How Bush's shadow looms over shutting it downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Salon

    Obama is mulling executive action to close Gitmo -- and he may have to trade one ugly Bush legacy for another The prison at Guantanamo Bay is a blight upon America. It's a useless, expensive, and indefensible mockery of American ideals that should never have been opened.

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  5. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on Spreading Ebola, the Slowing Global Economy, Railroad Merger and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Wall Street Journal

    ... comments to 10point@wsj.com . Responding to Friday's question about the U.S. president's plans to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility , David Loesch of Indiana wrote: "If the President wants to close Guantanamo and place prisoners anywhere ...

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  6. 'Camp X-Ray' director tells what it's really like to work with Kristen StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Examiner.com

    Kristen Stewart plays a guard stationed at Guantanamo Bay in 'Camp X-Ray' - a far cry from her damsel in distress days as Bella Swan in 'The Twilight Saga' movies. Examiner Dorri Olds interviewed director Peter Sattler on Wed., Oct. 8, 2014 to talk about his first feature film, " Camp X-Ray " and what it was like working with actress Kristen Stewart .

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  7. Shoving Freedom Down Our ThroatsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Counterpunch

    ... bounty). From there, he was flown to Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan in June of 2002 and shortly thereafter to Guantanamo Bay. To this day - having been charged with no crime, having had no trial - Mr. Dhiab remains in Guantanamo Prison. Detained ...

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  8. Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmatesRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Navajo Times

    _ A Montana town that once offered to take in suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay out of desperation to fill an empty, $27 million jail has finally started to fill its cells with American Indian inmates from across the Northern Plains. The Two ...

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  9. Hostage forced to blame the UK for beheadings: I await my turn,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Daily Mail

    ... of IS for two years In last night's professionally-produced video, the 43-year-old captive - wearing a Guantanamo Bay-style orange jumpsuit - said a battle against the fanatics where no one 'gets their hands dirty' was impossible. So far, a ...

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  10. Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 10/10/2014Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | World News Report

    ... Act. Now, Steve, the President has been clear about the administrations strategy with respect to Guantanamo Bay. To the greatest extent possible and consistent with our national security interests, detainees will be repatriated or resettled or ...

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  11. Sen. Roberts has his Emperor Palpatine moment, GOP becomes evil EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Daily Kos

    Struggling quasi-Kansan resident and Senator Pat Roberts has decided to embrace the theatrical with his comments about President Obama's potential plan to close the human rights blight that is Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. One of President Obama's most disappointing failures has been his inability to close the facility, as it serves as one of the largest symbols of American hypocrisy and her failure to lead.

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  12. The president wants to close Gitmo before he goes. Good luck.Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Wilson's Almanac

    The White House is drafting options that would allow President Barack Obama to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by overriding a congressional ban on bringing detainees to the U.S., senior administration officials said.... The administration hopes to tamp down controversy by reducing the inmate population by at least half through quickly transferring Guantanamo detainees cleared for release.... Nonetheless, administration officials say the detention center can't be closed without sending at least some of the remaining inmates to the U.S. mainland. Unilateral action "would ignite a political firestorm, even if it's the best resolution for the Guantanamo problem," said American University law professor Stephen Vladeck.

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  13. House GOP rallying around Boehner's concern about Obama purported...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Fox News

    House Speaker John Boehner has denounced any potential White House effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison facility, saying that such a move is "dangerous," could result in terrorists being relocated into the United States and that overriding Congress is another example of the Obama administration's "legacy of lawlessness."

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  14. A Murder Mystery at Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Common Dreams

    America's plunge into the "dark side" last decade created a hidden history of shocking brutality, including torture and homicides, that the U.S. government would prefer to keep secret, even though many of the perpetrators are out of office. There's more of a mystery to how three Guantanamo detainees died on June 10, 2006, than I realized when I described their deaths as suicides in a recent article about force-feeding methods at the notorious U.S. prison.

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  15. BOEHNER: Obama Wants To Close Guantanamo 'Even As Islamic Jihadists Are Beheading Americans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Watersblogged

    House Speaker John Boehner blasted the White House on Friday amid a report in The Wall Street Journal that said President Barack Obama was considering options to unilaterally shutter the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Invoking recent beheadings of American journalists by the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State, Boehner said the White House's reported plan to bring the detainees into the US was "dangerous" and "another example of what will be this administration's legacy of lawlessness."

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  16. White House not going to close Guantanamo unilaterallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Examiner.com

    ... Obama is putting together options for executive action to close the controversial US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in defiance of congressional wishes. The Wall Street Journal, citing administration officials, reported that the White House was ...

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  17. White House denies considering executive action to close prison in Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | DNA India

    The White House on Thursday denied a report that President Barack Obama is putting together options for executive action to close the controversial US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in defiance of congressional wishes. The Wall Street Journal, citing administration officials, reported that the White House was "drafting options" to close the facility by overriding a ban put in place by Congress that prohibits prisoners from being brought to the United States.

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  18. Obama could use controversial executive order to shut down Gitmo - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Russia Taday

    ... that Obama may bypass a potential legislative effort to finally close the US military's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba by taking executive action. The President campaigned on closing the prison - currently the home to nearly 150 terror ...

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  19. Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | WSOCTV

    A federal judge has ordered the release of 28 videos that show the force-feeding of a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike. This marks the first time any court has opposed the government on classified material involving Gitmo detainees.

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  20. Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg outside high security Belmarsh Prison in south LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | IcTamworth

    Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Moazzam Begg is set to sue the Government for more than A 100,000 after the collapse of a A 1.25 million terror case against him. The revelation comes amid claims that he was in contact with British security services at MI5 before and after his trips to Syria in 2012.

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