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  • Bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced in N.Y. to life in prison

    Bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced in N.Y. to life in prison
    Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a top Al Qaeda leader and Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, was sentenced in New York on Tuesday to life in prison with no possibility of parole, becoming the highest-ranking advisor to the terrorist group to be convicted and now...
  • Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

    Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'
    For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
  • Pakistani woman embraced by Islamic State seeks to drop U.S. legal appeal

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistan-born neuroscientist has become a rallying cry for militant groups demanding her release from a U.S. prison. But in a little-noticed move she is trying to abandon her legal fight for freedom, saying the U.S. court system...
  • Twenty years after Cuban raft exodus, they keep coming

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Alicia Garcia vividly recalls her rescue at sea 20 years ago during a mass exodus from Cuba, a dramatic event that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and reshaped relations between the communist-run island and the...
  • Guantanamo judge mulls limiting disclosure on al Qaeda suspect

    FORT MEADE Md. (Reuters) - A Guantanamo Bay military judge overseeing the trial of an accused al Qaeda leader heard arguments on Monday on what information can be released during his upcoming trial without jeopardizing national security. The Iraqi...
  • U.S. House formally condemns Obama for Guantanamo prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give Congress a 30-day notice before exchanging prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban who...
  • Rigell resolution condemning Obama for not following law on detainee swap passes

     Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach,  made his case to the House of Representatives today that President Obama broke the law when he exchanged five Taliban leaders for an American soldier held for years by Afghan insurgents.   He asked his colleagues...
  • Guantanamo is a legal, political no-man's land

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba U.S. troops blare "The Star Spangled Banner" across this 45-square-mile base each morning at 8 o'clock sharp. Fireworks crackle overhead on the Fourth of July. Marines control the fence line opposite Cuba's minefield and...
  • Judge says US doesn't have to reveal cost of Guantanamo's secret Camp 7

    WASHINGTON A federal judge agreed Thursday that the Pentagon does not have to reveal how much was paid to build the crumbling, secret Camp 7 at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, rejecting a Miami Herald bid to make the number public. U.S. District...
  • Bergdahl swap illegal, top congressional lawyer says

    WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acted illegally in May when he authorized the release of five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl because he'd failed to provide lawmakers adequate notice of the exchange, the main investigative arm of...
  • New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

    WASHINGTON The nation's highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix. In a unanimous decision, the five-member U.S....