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  • Jury to begin deliberating fate of Bin Laden's son-in-law

    Jury to begin deliberating fate of Bin Laden's son-in-law
    NEW YORK - Jurors on Tuesday begin deliberating the fate of a former Al Qaeda spokesman portrayed by lawyers as either a hardened terrorist buoyed by the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or an innocent cleric accidentally drawn into Osama bin Laden's orbit....
  • Bin Laden son-in-law denies speaking for Al Qaeda in a call for jihad

    NEW YORK — A cleric who gave a rousing speech urging jihad against "Jews, Christians and America" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks testified at his terrorism trial Wednesday that he was speaking for Muslims, not for Al Qaeda, even though he...
  • Measure would return more Guantanamo detainees to home countries

    WASHINGTON — As many as half of Guantanamo Bay's 158 detainees could be transferred from the U.S. prison to their home countries under a provision in the annual National Defense Authorization Act, which Congress was expected to approve late...
  • 'The dark side' of America's fight against terrorism

    It has been more than a year since the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the detention and interrogation practices of the George W. Bush administration. But the 6,000-page document remains under wraps, even as defenders of...
  • Defense in Loop bomb plot case to get secret terror court filings

    Defense in Loop bomb plot case to get secret terror court filings
    In an unprecedented move, a federal judge Wednesday ordered prosecutors to turn over confidential court filings that launched the terrorism sting operation against a young west suburban man who was ultimately charged with plotting to set off a bomb...
  • Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York

    Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York
    WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors say they will bring a captured Libyan terrorism suspect before a judge in New York on Tuesday in a test of the Obama administration's stepped-up effort to use criminal trials, not drone strikes and military prisons,...
  • Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them

    Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them
    In one of the more bizarre diplomatic events of late, turbaned envoys of the Taliban cut a pink satin ribbon across the entrance of a two-story villa in Doha, Qatar, a fixed address where U.S. negotiators can find the fugitive extremists when they want to...
  • Three Sept. 11 defendants opt to skip court hearing at Guantanamo

    FT. MEADE, Md. — Alleged terrorist mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and two¬† other defendants chose to skip the proceedings Tuesday morning when pre-trial hearings for the accused conspirators in the Sept. 11 terror attacks resumed at the U.S....
  • Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo

    Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....
  • Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters

    Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters
    FT. MEADE, Md. — The start of a fresh round of pretrial hearings Monday in the military trial of the five alleged top Sept. 11 terror plotters was delayed after two of the men complained about legal restrictions and the judge for the first ordered...
  • Guantanamo terrorism convictions proving vulnerable on appeal

     
    Global Focus: Salim Hamdan has been home in his native Yemen for nearly four years since completing his sentence at Guantanamo Bay for providing "material support to terrorism" -- six years of domestic service to Osama bin Laden as gardener, bodyguard and...
  • News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda

    News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda
    Although Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (the alleged 9/11 mastermind) was waterboarded 183 times among several extreme interrogation techniques, he and his CIA captors eventually reached a moderated state. In 2003, though still housed in a “black site&...