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  1. Omar Khadr asks for easing of bail conditions to visit Toronto, have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is asking a Canadian court to ease his bail conditions to allow him to fly to Toronto to visit his family, The Canadian Press has learned. Among other things, Khadr also wants to be rid of his electronic monitoring bracelet, arguing it's embarrassing and intrusive, and his curfew eased.

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  2. Khadr wants bail eased so he can visit familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chilliwack Times

    Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is asking a Canadian court to ease his bail conditions to allow him to fly to Toronto to visit his family, The Canadian Press has learned. Among other things, Khadr also wants to be rid of his electronic monitoring bracelet, arguing it's embarrassing and intrusive, and his curfew eased.

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  3. Omar Khadr wants bail restrictions eased to allow Toronto visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The London Free Press

    Omar Khadr speaks to the media outside his lawyer's west Edmonton home, where he will be staying after being granted parole on May 7, 2015. Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is asking a Canadian court to ease his bail conditions to allow him to fly to Toronto to visit his family, The Canadian Press has learned.

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  4. Detainee transfers from Guantanamo to Leavenworth unlikely to result in new legal rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    The transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba to a military prison in Leavenworth could spark a rash of litigation but no assurances the detainees will gain an influx of constitutional rights, according to legal experts and civil rights lawyers. In an editorial this week, Gov. Sam Brownback, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo argued that the proposed prison transfer could be a boon to liberal lawyers.

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  5. Crowd packs Leavenworth town hall meeting about Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KMBC-TV

    Gov. Sam Brownback is fighting to keep prisoners from Guantanamo Bay from moving to Fort Leavenworth, and he's getting public input on the issue during a town hall meeting on Thursday. SURVEYING THE U.S. DISCIPLINARY BARRACKS.

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  6. Leavenworth town hall lets public speak about possible detainee moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KMBC-TV

    Gov. Sam Brownback is fighting to keep prisoners from Guantanamo Bay from moving to Fort Leavenworth, and he's getting public input on the issue during a town hall meeting on Thursday. Weeks ago, Pentagon officials surveyed the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth.

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  7. Omar Khadr wants bail eased so he can visit family in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Globe and Mail

    Omar Khadr speaks to the media after he was granted bail in Edmonton, Alta., on May 7. Omar Khadr speaks to the media after he was granted bail in Edmonton, Alta., on May 7. Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is asking a Canadian court to ease his bail conditions to allow him to fly to Toronto to visit his family, The Canadian Press has learned. Among other things, Khadr also wants to be rid of his electronic monitoring bracelet, arguing it's embarrassing and intrusive, and his curfew eased.

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  8. Much displeasure voiced at Leavenworth town hall on plan to move GTMO detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KCTV5

    ... of Defense survey conducted on August 13 and 14 at Fort Leavenworth to consider it as a possible site for Guantanamo Bay detainees should GTMO (Guantanamo Bay Naval Base) be closed. Some concerns raised include the physical setting, the elite ...

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  9. Sen. Tim Scott: Enemy combatants should stay at GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 94.3 WSC

    U.S. Senator Tim Scott said most of his concerns about possibly moving detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the Naval Brig at Joint Base Charleston weren't answered by Department of Defense officials who toured the facility Wednesday. Scott said he invited himself on the tour with Pentagon officials, which he said he lasted from about 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. "One thing is completely clear, without any question, and that is that Gitmo needs to be the home of enemy combatants held by the United States Government.

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  10. Sen. Scott: Difficult to assess threats if detainees were to come to Naval BrigRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Members with the Department of Defense team surveyed the Consolidated Naval Brig in Hanahan Wednesday, and will again Thursday morning. Officials with the Department of Defense say the brig is one of several sites being considered to house terror detainees if the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is closed.

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  11. Walorski raises concerns about Gitmo transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | TheIndyChannel

    An Indiana Congresswoman is raising "grave concerns" about a possible Pentagon plan to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay to sites inside the United States. "I continue to believe that the safest and most secure place for detainees remains the facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba," Walorski wrote.

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  12. Ashton Carter Says Closing Guantanamo Would Be "A Nice Thing To Do"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | WhoRunsGov.com

    The U.S. Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, said that one of challenges of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility is that some of the detainees can't be charged with a crime. "They also can't be released," said Mr. Carter.

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  13. Defense officials surveying Navy brig in Hanahan as possible detainee siteRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Charleston Business Journal

    Department of Defense officials are surveying the Navy brig in Hanahan today as a potential relocation site for terror detainees currently located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to U.S. Sen. Tim Scott's spokesman Sean Conner. The Pentagon short-listed the military prison located at Joint Base Charleston's Naval Weapons Station and another prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., as potential relocation sites for detainees.

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  14. Pentagon looking at Charleston, SC brig as possible Guantanamo replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Pentagon has sent a team to assess a second site as a possible U.S. replacement for the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as it tries to make good on President Barack Obama's commitment to close the facility in Cuba before he leaves office. The ...

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  15. Southern US Prison Potential Site for Guantanamo InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Voice of America

    The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center, at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. American defense officials are looking at a military prison facility in South Carolina as a possible site to house detainees now held by the U.S. at Guantanamo, Cuba.

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  16. Pentagon to survey S. Carolina brig for Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Bluffton Today

    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 al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba.

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  17. Pentagon officials to tour Navy brig Wednesday for possible Gitmo prisoner transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Post and Courier

    Pentagon officials will be touring the Navy brig near Charleston on Wednesday to determine if it would be suitable for terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba if that prison is shut down, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott's office said. Scott, R-S.C., along with Gov. Nikki Haley and other members of the Lowcountry's congressional delegation, has been an outspoken critic of the Obama administration's plan to close Gitmo and transfer the prisoners to the U.S. mainland.

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  18. Pentagon team surveying South Carolina brig as possible Guantanamo detainee siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Star Tribune

    A Pentagon team is coming to South Carolina this week to evaluate whether the Navy brig near Charleston could be suitable to house detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, officials said Tuesday. "These site surveys are necessary to determine potential locations for detaining a limited number of individuals in the United States, and to assess the costs associated with doing so.

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  19. Defense Secretary Ash Carter Indicates Guantanamo Bay Could Stay OpenRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | US News & World Report

    Demonstrators hold a rally to urge President Barack Obama to fulfill his pledge to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, outside the White House on May 23, 2014. America's top defense official on Tuesday left open the possibility that the military prison at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay , Cuba, also known as Gitmo , may stay open despite President Barack Obama's determination to shut the notorious facility.

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  20. US considering options for Guantanamo closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | RTE.ie

    The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, spokesman Josh Earnest said this morning. He did not rule out executive action, but said the best route for closing the prison would be winning congressional approval to do so.

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