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War Reporter Alex Quade Exclusive: Spec Ops Horse Soldiers'...

Danger, violence, and double-cross. In her exclusive, war reporter Alex Quade, reveals the original story behind the Special Operations Forces' capture of one of the Taliban-5.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Day

American photojournalist executed, Islamic State says

The Islamic State militant group claimed Tuesday to have beheaded an American photojournalist in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Boing Boing

Blogging History: GCHQ performs laptop exorcism at Guardian; Graphic...

UK intel officials enter Guardian offices, destroy hard drives with Snowden docs: The Guardian's editor-in-chief, Alan Rusbridger, explains that he is now forced to work on stories about the US National Security Administration from New York City, because UK intelligence officials went into the Guardian's headquarters and destroyed hard drives that ... (more)

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Washington Times

Gitmo hunger strike cost feds $300K for liquid nutrition; half spent on vanilla Ensure

Accused terrorists being held in a Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba have cost the federal government roughly $300,000 for liquid nutritional supplements due to hunger strikes.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Caller

Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo Detainees Did It First

The Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral lately on Facebook and Instagram, raising awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease as people either dump a bucket of ice water on their head or donate $100 to the ALS Association.

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Washington Examiner

Twitter, Obama and the Gen. Harold Greene funeral hoax

Members of the U.S. Army's Old Guard carry the casket of Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene during a... Major General Harold Greene, the first U.S. general to die in combat since Vietnam, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 14. At the time of the funeral, President Obama was on the course at the Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fox News

Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, political debate about releasing Gitmo detainees

A federal court has dismissed a Guantanamo Bay detainee's recent petition for release when the United States ends its war in Afghanistan, but the case continues to highlight the fast-approaching situation in which the last American troops will leave the Middle East country and the U.S. must decide on the future of the facility's remaining ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WHTC

Results delayed in army probe of former prisoner o...

An Army general investigating the circumstances leading to the capture of former U.S. prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban will need several more weeks to complete a final report, a military spokesman said Friday.

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Jerusalem Post

Al-Qaida tells family to press US to negotiate hostage release

Al-Qaida told the family of a US hostage kidnapped three years ago in Pakistan to press their government to exchange him for prisoners held by the United States, in a message posted on the Internet on Friday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Common Dreams

Pentagon Hands Lucrative Guantanamo Bay Deal to Notorious Private Security Company

A British private security company that has been accused of numerous human rights violations has been handed a $118 million deal by the Pentagon to provide " The Department of Defense announced earlier this week that G4S has been granted the contract to provide services that include "family housing, facility management, facility investment, other , ... (more)

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KEPR CBS 19

Sept. 11 suspect pushes for details of FBI inquiry

The lead attorney for the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terror attacks said Thursday he might withdraw from the case unless the judge orders the government to divulge details about FBI investigations of defense team members.

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Russia Taday

Emmys 2014: RT nominated for Guantanamo hunger strike coverage

RT has been nominated for a prestigious International Emmy award for its groundbreaking coverage of the six-month-long mass hunger strike by inmates at Guantanamo Bay.

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McClatchy

Judge demands answers on Guantanamo force-feeding

In a five-page order dated Aug. 12, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler made public the questions she wants answered by Army Col.

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Russia Taday

Press freedom furor: Social media outcry over reporters detained at #Ferguson protests

An Al Jazeera television crew, covering demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, scramble for cover as police fire tear gas into their reporting position on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

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The Daily Star

From Guantanamo to Uruguay, an unlikely journey

The U.S. is still holding 149 people prisoner at the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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FishBowl

HuffPost, WaPo Issue Statements on Arrests of Wesley Lowery and Ryan Reilly in Ferguson

Following the arrests of The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery and HuffPost's Ryan Reilly in Ferguson, Mo., statements from both outlets have been issued.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Report: Bergdahl's platoon mates seek book, movie dealReport:...

Report: Bergdahl's platoon mates seek book, movie deal Six former platoon mates shop proposal for book critical of the former Taliban prisoner.

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CBS Local

All Sept. 11 Suspects Back On Same Trial Schedule

A military judge put a Guantanamo prisoner charged in the Sept. 11 attacks back on the same trial schedule as his four co-defendants Wednesday after hearing arguments about issues that have bogged down the case for months.

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The Independent

G4S under fire for taking A 70m contract to service Guantanamo Bay

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Russia Taday

US wanted Britain to build 2nd Guantanamo - report

Britain could have had its own Guantanamo Bay, according to classified documents detailing discussions between the US and Tony Blair's government.

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