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  1. Cuba: Give Us Gitmo BackDemands for normalized relations.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    The Cuban government said Wednesday it wants Guantanamo Bay back from the United States. The U.S. has leased the area from Cuba since 1903 for its naval base and the communist regime has demanded the territory back since the 1959 revolution.

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  2. Obama administration appoints new Guantanamo Bay envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | CBS News

    This photo made during an escorted visit and reviewed by the U.S. military, shows a soldier walking next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 9, 2014. After a six-month vacancy, the Obama administration has finally found someone to serve as the State Department's Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure.

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  3. Lawyer in Bank of China lawsuit named to close GitmoRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    The Obama administration named as its official in charge of shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention facility a lawyer representing the family of a teenager killed in Israel. Lee Wolosky "will assume lead responsibility for arranging for the transfer of Guantanamo detainees abroad and for implementing transfer determinations, and overseeing the State Department's participation in the periodic reviews of those detainees who are not approved for transfer," Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday in a statement .

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  4. US Is Spending $500M To Train 100 Syrians To Fight IsisRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Sweetness & Light

    And yet NBC says Brian Williams is okay. And the race-baiter and tax cheat Al Sharpton still has a show on ... Plus more Orwellian news.

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  5. U.S. names new envoy for bid to close Guantanamo prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Reuters

    A guard tower of Camp Delta is seen at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba September 4, 2007. A newly appointed special envoy to lead the Obama administration's efforts to close the Guantanamo prison said he saw a window of opportunity that could substantially reduce the detainee population there in coming months.

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  6. Band To Watch: Aquilo + "Better Off Without YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Stereogum

    When your band's fourth show ever is at Glastonbury, the pressure is on. Luckily, Aquilo - the project from 20-something Brits Ben Fletcher and Tom Higham - are up for the challenge.

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  7. The road to closing Guantanamo is still being pavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    A Guantanamo detainee, left, walks in a fenced-in exercise area as a guard patrols on the grounds of the maximum security prison at Camp 5, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, in Cuba, Sept. 19, 2006.

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  8. Former Guantanamo inmate nowhere to be found in EstoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    In this file photo a man in uniform walks down a central cellblock passage at Camp Delta 2 & 3 maximum security dentention center, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. In this file photo a man in uniform walks down a central cellblock passage at Camp Delta 2 & 3 maximum security dentention center, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba.

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  9. habeas corpus rights for Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Just in case Republicans still wonder why the GOP routinely garners less than 10% of the African-American vote, the reactions of some of their leading lights to the Supreme Court's Guantanamo detainee decision should provide a quick reminder. While John McCain Friday simply called the Court's Boumediene ruling "one of the worst decisions in the history of this country," right-wing legal analyst David Rivkin and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich were much more specific.

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  10. Big Obama legacy wins on trade, Obamacare, marriage. Guantanamo? Not so far.Read the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A U.S. soldier walking next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at Guantanamo in 2014. The White House is celebrating some big legacy-building wins this week on the trans-Pacific trade bill in Congress and on Obamacare and same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court.

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  11. Gitmo prisoner on 9-year hunger strike set to be releasedRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Fox News

    A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday. The Periodic Review Board, which has been re-evaluating dozens of Guantanamo prisoners previously deemed too dangerous to release, said in a statement published on its website that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can be released to take part in a Saudi government rehabilitation program for militants and would be subject to monitoring afterward.

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  12. Guantanamo prisoner on long hunger strike to be sent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for suspected militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

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  13. Guantanamo prisoner on 9-year hunger strike to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | New York Post

    A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday. The Periodic Review Board, which has been re-evaluating dozens of Guantanamo prisoners previously deemed too dangerous to release, said in a statement published on its website that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can be released to take part in a Saudi government rehabilitation program for militants and would be subject to monitoring afterward.

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  14. Obama admin. to release former bin Laden bodyguard from GitmoRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Washington Times

    The Obama administration plans to release a Guantanamo Bay prisoner who authorities said was Osama bin Laden's bodyguard, a government review board said Friday. Abdul Rahman Shalabi, 39, has been cleared by the Periodic Review Board to return to Saudi Arabia after a nine-year hunger strike protesting his confinement, The Associated Press reported .

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  15. Poll: Obama too soft on Islamic extremists, keep Gitmo openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Fox News

    American voters think Barack Obama is too soft on Islamic extremists, and that the U.S. fight against them is going badly. Fifty-eight percent in the latest Fox News poll say the president is too soft on Islamic extremists, including nearly four in 10 Democrats .

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  16. US review board clears Yemeni prisoner at Guantanamo for release, reversing March rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Neepawa Press

    A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was accused of being a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden is now eligible for release from the prison on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, a Pentagon review board said Tuesday. The Periodic Review Board, which is conducting parole-style hearings for prisoners as part of President Barack Obama's effort to close the Guantanamo detention centre, ruled it is no longer necessary to hold Yemeni prisoner Abdalmalik Wahab.

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  17. Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms.

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  18. Review board weighs release of injured Guantanamo prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Newsday

    A Libyan prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with battlefield wounds made his initial appearance Tuesday before a review board that will decide whether he can be released after 13 years in custody. Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker appeared by video-link from the base in Cuba before members of the Periodic Review Board in the United States.

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  19. SecDef: Oh, wouldn't it be nice to close Gitmo, in the evening of Obama's term?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Hot Air

    Perhaps our definition of "nice" differs from that of Defense Secretary Ash Carter. "Nice" would be preventing the return of jihadists to the battlefields rather than releasing them out of some misguided idea that closing the prison that keeps them in secure custody would win the US propaganda points in the global war on terror.

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  20. Carter Doesn't Think Obama Can Close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    While in Estonia, Defense Secretary Ash Carter remarked Tuesday in an interview with CBS News that he's doubtful of President Barack Obama's ability to close Guantanamo Bay. The end of Obama's second term is quickly approaching, and Carter is not optimistic about prospects of closure, given that a Republican-dominated Congress has opposed the White House at almost every turn, Politico reports .

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