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  1. Throw the book: Their TakeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    The court-martial charges announced last week against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cast some new light on the soldier's conduct, as well as the administration's decision to give up five Guantanamo detainees to secure his release.


  2. Blackwater: Still the Top Pentagon Contractor for Afghanistan TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    A firearms and tactics instructor at Blackwater Worldwide demonstrated a weapon in Moyock, North Carolina. Despite a sordid and deadly reputation in Iraq, the mercenary army that began as Blackwater and is now known as Academi was the top recipient of Pentagon contracts for training Afghanistan's security forces from 2002 to 2014, a government watchdog reported Tuesday .


  3. Navy to Decommission Big Deck Amphib Peleliu Tuesday, Ship Will Join Pearl Harbor Inactive FleetRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    The last Tarawa-class big deck amphibious warship will decommission in a ceremony at Naval Station San Diego on Tuesday ahead of joining the Navy's inactive reserve fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the service announced on Monday . The San Diego based USS Peleliu is the last of the class originally begun in the early 1970s designed to transport up to 1,900 Marines and their aviation compliment as the lead ship in a Navy/Marine Amphibious Ready Group and Marine Expeditionary Unit .


  4. Obama commutes sentences of 22people serving time in federalprison, mostly for drug crimesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Washington - President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 22 people serving time in federal prison. The White House says that many of these individuals - all of them convicted of various federal drug crimes - would have already served their time and paid their debt to society had they been sentenced under current laws and policies.


  5. Military judge rules medical care adequate for USS Cole bomber to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jurist

    The defense claimed that Nashiri was unfit to stand trial due to inadequate medical treatment. The judge found that the defense failed to show that the US Government, "as the detaining power, has shown a deliberate indifference to the accused's medical needs as required" by the relevant precedent.


  6. USS Peleliu Decommissioned in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    After more than 34 in service, the Navy decommissioned USS Peleliu in San Diego on March 31, 2015. NBC 7's Matt Rascon reports.


  7. Alcatraz Cruises Features Alcatrz Island and Angel Island Combo CruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Alcatraz Cruises offers a great value for visitors to San Francisco with the Alcatraz Island and Angel Island Combination Tour. In collaboration with California State Parks and the National Park Service, Alcatraz Cruises offers a seasonal tour including both Angel Island State Park and Alcatraz Island.


  8. Daily Beast Writer Partially Blames Bush For BergdahlRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    In a March 26 item tagged "Fallen Hero" about the Army charging Bowe Bergdahl with "desertion and misbehaving before the enemy," the web site's Senior National Security Correspondent wrote that "the administration celebrated negotiating his release after years of failed bids by both the current and former administration." But Bergdahl walked away from his post in June 2009 , five months after Barack Obama's inauguration.


  9. Poland seeks U.S. assurances over Guantanamo inmateRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Poland's government has sent an official note to U.S. authorities seeking diplomatic assurances that an inmate at the U.S. military jail in Guantanamo Bay will not be subject to the death penalty, the Polish Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. The European Court of Human Rights ruled earlier this year that the Guantanamo inmate, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, had been held illegally in a CIA jail on Polish soil and later transferred into U.S. jurisdiction without due process.


  10. Ignatieff rubs shoulders with localsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    Federal Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff's Liberal Express stop in Squamish had the 100-plus crowd uttering "shame to the Conservatives" while cheering for the "alternative" party, the Liberals. "We're gonna ride this wave [of Conservative discontentment] just as long as it can go and make this wave bigger and bigger and bigger until we get to Sussex Drive," he said.


  11. Bowe Bergdahl's dishonorRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | McClatchy

    The court-martial charges announced last week against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cast some new light on the soldier's conduct, as well as the administration's decision to give up five Guantanamo detainees to secure his release.


  12. NJ elementary school evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MyFoxNY

    "Students at Village Elementary School are in process of being evacuated after a cursory survey of the building was completed by Holmdel Police with Monmouth County. Prosecutor' s Office MOCERT' Monmouth County Sheriff's Office and local police on scene following a report of an armed intruder at the school.


  13. Peter Lucas: Will deserter Bergdahl get a Rose Garden pardon?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    "It's a good day," President Barack Obama said, as he hugged Jani Bergdahl, mother of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, upon his announcement last May that Bergdahl had just been released from five years of Taliban captivity.


  14. Bernard Goldberg:Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    Last year, without consulting Congress, President Obama made a controversial deal. He traded one American soldier held by the Taliban for five Taliban commanders who had been held at Guantanamo.


  15. Judge: Accused USS Cole attack plotter gets adequate health care at GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    In the absence of proof otherwise, Guantanamo prison provides adequate health care to the accused mastermind of the USS Cole bombing as he awaits his death penalty tribunal, a military judge ruled Monday. Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, 50, who according to a recently released Senate Intelligence Committee report was subjected to "rectal feeding" during a hunger strike and was also waterboarded in CIA custody, suffers post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.


  16. Bill O'Reilly: Show Bergdhal 'Mercy,' Not 'Vengeance'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Max

    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly says Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal should be shown mercy if convicted of desertion because he already has suffered during his five years of captivity.


  17. New Islamic State video shows teenagers involved in Shia beheadingsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Big News

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.


  18. Obama presidency: how will it be remembered?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Jazeera

    At home and abroad, the new president was seen as the man who would put an end to some of the disastrous policy decisions of his predecessor - and restore the United States' image in the world. As the end of his second term approaches, many wonder how Obama will be judged by history.


  19. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: Let him have his day in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    When President Obama agreed last year to trade five prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held captive for five years in Afghanistan by the Taliban and its allies, some critics of the deal said Bergdahl wasn't worth it because he had left his post before being captured.


  20. National security among topics slated symposiumRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Daily Lobo

    This year's symposium, titled "Security Trends in the next Decade: Challenges, Issues and Opportunities," will start with lectures at the law and business schools. Topics for the three-day event will include national security, Guantanamo Bay detainees, the Ukrainian crisis and other military, cyber, legal and political global issues, according to a UNM press release.