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  • Guantanamo board says Saudi captive can go home

    A U.S. national security panel has approved for release from Guantanamo a long-held prisoner whose advocates argued was less of a risk at-large than the five Taliban captives sent to Qatar in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in May.
  • Australia's Flanagan takes Man Booker prize with war story

    LONDON (Reuters) - Australian novelist Richard Flanagan said that before winning the prestigious Man Booker prize for literature on Tuesday he had considered becoming a miner because he found it so difficult to make a living at his craft. Flanagan, 53,...

    Oklahoma attorney general seeks delay of three upcoming executions

    Citing a lack of necessary drugs and the need for additional training of corrections employees after a botched execution in April, Oklahoma Atty. Gen. Scott Pruitt wants to delay three upcoming executions scheduled to take place by the end of the year. ...

    New coed guard duty causing ruckus at Guantanamo high-value prison

    MIAMI The military now has female soldiers escorting former CIA captives around Guantanamo's high-value prison, an apparent personnel change that defense lawyers say is causing an uproar over religious insensitivity. When one captive who had just...

    K-Stew holds her own in a soldier's world in 'Camp X-Ray'

    Much respect for Kristen Stewart, the "Twilight" star who could have contented herself with "Snow White" films or globe trotting, nibbling on bonbons and dating the rich and the beautiful for the rest of her life. Instead, she's doing daring indie fare...