Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Prisoner Releases Turn Guantanamo Inmates Into $6 Million MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Bloomberg

    Remember the 1970s TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man?" The U.S. now has 61 of them, all at the Guantanamo Bay military prison that President Barack Obama wants to close. As the U.S. draws down the prison population by transferring inmates to friendly nations, the cost of housing terrorism suspects at the detention facility in Cuba has climbed to about $6 million per person, according to an analysis of Defense Department figures.

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  2. Prisoner Releases Turn Guantanamo Inmates Into $6 Million MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Bloomberg

    Remember the 1970s TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man?" The U.S. now has 61 of them, all at the Guantanamo Bay military prison that President Barack Obama wants to close. As the U.S. draws down the prison population by transferring inmates to friendly nations, the cost of housing terrorism suspects at the detention facility in Cuba has climbed to about $6 million per person, according to an analysis of Defense Department figures.

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  3. Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Washington Times

    A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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  4. Khalid Qasim: My hunger strike in GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Al Jazeera

    It's been over a month since I started my hunger strike and I've lost a pound every single day. The reason I started this hard, long path of starving myself, of constant pain and suffering, is simple enough to explain, but that does not mean that it is easy to understand the reality of its impact on me.

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  5. Prisoner not seen publicly since 2002 at Gitmo hearingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The first high-profile al-Qaida terror suspect captured after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  6. The Moral Origins of Donald Trump's Improbable Rise to PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Townhall

    Literally seven out of every ten politics stories published in the mainstream media this year have centered upon the improbable campaign for president of Donald Trump. The media have pretty much covered the gamut - from Trump's shocking rhetoric, to his unorthodox campaign finance strategies, to Trump's strong appeal among certain cross-section of the electorate.

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  7. National briefs: Prisoner not seen publicly since 2002 at Gitmo hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The first high-profile al-Qaida terror suspect captured after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  8. Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WAOW

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude estimated at 6.1 has rattled Rome and central Italy in the middle of the night. There were no immediate reports of damage early Wednesday, but state-run RAI radio said people ran into the streets in central Umbria and Le Marche regions shortly after the quake struck just after 3:30 a.m. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center put the magnitude at 6.1 and said the epicenter was northeast of Rome, near Rieti.

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  9. Turkey says operation launched to free IS-held Syrian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WAOW

    Turkey's prime minister's office says the Turkish military and the U.S.-backed coalition forces have launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State militants. The Prime Ministry said the operation launched early Wednesday by the Turkish military and the U.S.-led coalition warplanes aimed to free the IS-held town of Jarablus.

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  10. 1 killed, 29 injured as 2 bombs explode in southern ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WAOW

    Police Lt. Col. Sirisak Hwanguhlam said Wednesday the first bomb exploded in the hotel's car park, but caused no casualties.

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  11. 15 Guantanamo detainees sent to UAE in major transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Recorder

    Fifteen prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center were sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest release of detainees during the Obama administration, the Pentagon announced Monday.

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  12. Al-Qaida operative waterboarded 83 times by CIA asks Pentagon panel to free himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | OregonLive.com

    Abu Zubaydah, a war-on-terror detainee who was the first to undergo abusive interrogation in secret CIA custody after 9/11, appeared before a Pentagon panel on Tuesday to plead for his release - the first time he's been seen by any member of the public since being captured in 2002 during a shootout in Pakistan. The video link that beamed his image from Guantanamo to the Pentagon hearing, which was witnessed in part by more than a dozen journalists and monitors from nonprofit groups, revealed no signs of the waterboarding or other abuse Abu Zubaydah suffered during the four years he was in CIA custody.

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  13. Abu Zubaydah, tortured Guantanamo detainee, makes case for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Wave

    This photo provided by U.S. Central Command, shows Abu Zubaydah, date and location unknown. A Palestinian not seen publicly since his capture by the CIA in 2002 has appeared at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  14. Guantanamo detainee believed to have been tortured asks to be freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | CNN

    President Barack Obama signed an executive order on January 22, 2009, to close the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within a year. Seven years later, the prison for terrorism suspects remains open, with 61 detainees .

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  15. KSNT NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2013 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The leadership vacancy created by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's resignation is the latest and greatest bl MOSCOW - Russian immigration officials say they have not received an application from Edward Snowden, the U.S. National Security Agency YANGON, Myanmar - A Myanmar government peace delegation has signed an agreement with an ethnic Wa rebel group to build mutual trust in SAN FRANCISCO - A bloodied gunman suspected of killing two women and seriously wounding a man at a shopping center in a crowded San Fra SAN FRANCISCO - A girl who had been in intensive care since the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight has died, hours after author Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, July 13, 2013.

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  16. Misinformed minister or minister ignorant of issues under portfolio?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Malaysia News

    Suaram is surprised by Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan's view suggesting that Malaysia adopts a 'soft' legal approach in addressing the issue of terrorism and shocked by his belief that torture has not been used against alleged terror suspects in Malaysia. Suaram has documented countless cases and incidents where torture was used as the primary means to extract a confession or to coerce a false confession from suspects that were arrested on suspicion of committing an offence.

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  17. Gitmo Detainee Abu Zubaydah Appears in Public, Makes Case for ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KXL-AM Portland

    Abu Zubaydah, a high-profile detainee at the Guantanamo Bay military prison, appeared publicly for the first time at a hearing Tuesday that will determine if he is still deemed a threat to the United States or whether he could be eligible for a transfer out of the detention camp. He has not been seen publicly since he was captured in Pakistan by the CIA in March 2002.

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  18. Palestinian Guantanamo inmate seen for first time since 2002Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times of Israel

    In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the US military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaeda and Taliban militants who were captured after the September 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. WASHINGTON - The first high-profile al-Qaeda terror suspect captured after the attacks of Sept.

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  19. Court: Ohio township broke law voting out deployed trusteeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Delaware Gazette

    TOLEDO, Ohio - A township board broke the law by removing a member deployed with the Ohio National Guard and replacing him with a trustee who had just lost a re-election bid, the state Supreme Court said Tuesday.The unanimous ruling said Spencer Township's trustees violated a law that says a township office can't be deemed vacant when an official ... (more)

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  20. Abu Zubaydah, waterboarded by CIA, pleads for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Bellingham Herald

    Abu Zubaydah, a war-on-terror detainee who was the first to undergo abusive interrogation in secret CIA custody after 9/11, appeared before a Pentagon panel on Tuesday to plead for his release - the first time he's been seen by any member of the public since being captured in 2002 during a shootout in Pakistan. The video link that beamed his image from GuantA namo to the Pentagon hearing, which was witnessed in part by more than a dozen journalists and monitors from nonprofit groups, revealed no signs of the waterboarding or other abuse Abu Zubaydah suffered during the four years he was in CIA custody.

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