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  • The post in which I agree, I fear, with John McCain and others in the GOP criticizing the prisoner swap.

     
    I listened to nearly all the sabbath gasbag chatter today about his weekend’s prisoner swap -- in which the U.S. released five Taliban fighters from the prison at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive......
  • Maybe Andre Ethier should check to see if Elba is still available

    Maybe Andre Ethier should check to see if Elba is still available
    Poor Andre Ethier, we knew him well. Hope he enjoys his next stop in Houston, or Siberia, or Guantanamo Bay, or wherever he’s headed. If you’re a Dodger, there are just certain things in life you never do. You don’t take the last plate...
  • Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
  • CANNES: Robert Pattinson vs. Kristen Stewart in Battle of 'Twilight' Stars

    Ever since the lineup of the Cannes Film Festival was announced last month, gossip sites have been salivating over an unlikely scenario: a red carpet run-in between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. The "Twilight" co-stars and former off-screen couple...
  • Judge orders temporary halt to forced feeding of Guantanamo detainee

    A federal judge in Washington has temporarily banned U.S. military officials from force-feeding a terror prisoner at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, at least until she can review his medical records and screen videotapes of authorities forcing...
  • Egyptian-born cleric convicted in New York terrorism trial

    In the second major terrorism-related conviction for federal prosecutors in two months, a jury convicted an Egyptian-born cleric Monday on 11 counts that included taking part in the abduction of Western hostages in Yemen and working to set up a...
  • Hartford Curtain Wholesaler Wins Loyalty From Workers, Customers

    Hartford Curtain Wholesaler Wins Loyalty From Workers, Customers
    HARTFORD — Ninety percent of the wholesale curtains business is in hotels, and Thomas W. Raftery Inc., a 50-year-old business, isn't there. Yes, they do a few hotel jobs, but they're hotels on U.S. military bases, like Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....
  • Detroit bankruptcy plan cuts pensions, payments to creditors

    Detroit hopes to emerge from bankruptcy this year in part by significantly cutting city workers' pensions and payments to bondholders, according to a blueprint filed Friday to restructure the city's $18-billion debt. Detroit is to invest $1.5 billion...
  • Judge allows Sept. 11-related trial to begin Monday as planned

    WASHINGTON -- A federal judge Friday refused to halt or dismiss the case against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, saying that suggestions the government had charged the wrong man were “utterly meritless” and ruling that the first Sept. 11-...
  • Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man

    Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man
    WASHINGTON — Days before his Sept. 11-related terrorism trial begins in New York, accused Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith again asked a federal judge to dismiss or postpone the proceedings, contending the government had charged the wrong...
  • FBI breached lawyer-client privacy in terrorism case, defense says

    FT. MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his four codefendants alleged Monday that two FBI agents recently approached a court-appointed member of the defense team in an effort to seek confidential...