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2 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

ISIS releases video showing alleged beheading of USnbspjournalist missing since 2012

The ISIS on Tuesday posted a video showing the beheading of an American journalist missing since 2012, and threatened to kill another one if the US didn't end military strikes in Iraq.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

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

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

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

6 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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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10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Dick Durbin: Guantanamo Transfer Prison 'Will Be An Important...

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 7, 2014.

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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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New Media Journal

The Star Chamber Comes to Texas

The old saying goes that a grand jury could indict a ham sandwich. In reality, it's worse.

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Counterpunch

Robin Williams, Mental Health, and Social Insanity

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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KRQE Albuquerque

NM immigrant facility compared to Guantanamo Bay

An attorney assisting the Central American undocumented immigrants being held in Artesia is comparing the facility to the Guantanamo Bay prison which houses terrorists.

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News Max

Bowe Bergdahl Investigation Extended

An Army investigation into whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted his unit, leading to his five-year capture by the Taliban and a rescue by U.S. forces last May, has been extended for at least three more weeks, The Hill reported .

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The Island Packet

Nation's true heroes fought to expose and end torture

After more than a decade of denial and concealment on the part of our government, President Barack Obama's recent acknowledgment that "we tortured some folks" felt like a milestone.

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TheBlaze.com

Who turned terrorists into a jihadi army? This former major general claims to have the answer.

Since the rise of ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, began making headlines, I've been extremely critical of the administration for allowing this threat to develop unchallenged in the wake of Resident Obama's irresponsible withdrawal from Iraq.

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CNN

Assange to leave embassy 'soon'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he plans to leave the Ecuador embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Obama Delays Arms Sales to Israel While Arming Israel's Enemies

Our close military ally Israel has been purchasing ammunition, missiles, and other military supplies directly from the Pentagon.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Prison officials to decide whether to send 9/11 defendant's letter to Obama

Birds sit on the concertina wire overlooking detainees at the Joint Task Force Guantanamo as they observe morning prayer before sunrise inside Camp Delta in this Oct. 2009 photo.

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Daily World

Cuba and Louisiana: similarities only go so farCuba and Louisiana:...

Cuba and Louisiana: similarities only go so far In the dead of this past winter, Michael Doucet found himself in Cuba seeking out music.

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ThinkProgress

Congress Will Review The Transfer Of Military Weapons To Police Forces After Ferguson

In the aftermath of clashes between heavily armed police forces and protesters in Ferguson, MO, the Senate will review the nearly twenty-five year old law that promotes the transfer of surplus military goods to police forces, the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee said on Friday.

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Boston.com

New light on black sites

President Obama's words were all the more chilling for their casualness. He was speaking to reporters on Aug. 1 about a Central Intelligence Agency program that disappeared terrorism suspects into secret CIA prisons abroad for "enhanced interrogation."

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Remembering Guantanamo through the lives of the Haitians held there

What life was like, and the faces of the men, women and children who called the U.S. naval base home, will be on display Thursday as part of a national effort to remember , visitors will be able to view a multi-media history of "GTMO," dating as far back as 1898 and through its most recent history as a holding place for Haitian and Cuban refugees ... (more)

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CBS Local

US Rethinks Giving Excess Military Gear To Police

An Obama administration official has taken issue with Americans' immediate reactions and harsh criticisms of Army Sgt.

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KSWO

Lawyer: NM immigrant center like Guantanamo

A lawyer helping Central American immigrants housed at a temporary center in southern New Mexico has compared the facility to the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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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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