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  • Prosecutors may not review terror suspect's pretrial statement

    Prosecutors may not review terror suspect's pretrial statement
    WASHINGTON—Federal prosecutors will not be allowed to review the answers that alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed provides later this week to the defense team of a fellow suspected terrorist, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law seeks delay in his New York terrorism trial

    Bin Laden son-in-law seeks delay in his New York terrorism trial
    WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers in the upcoming New York terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law asked for a 45-day delay Tuesday, saying their case hinges on testimony that self-confessed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is...
  • Deal reached to allow Khalid Shaikh Mohammed to testify

    Deal reached to allow Khalid Shaikh Mohammed to testify
    WASHINGTON — Lawyers in the upcoming trial of an alleged top Al Qaeda leader reached a compromise Thursday to allow his defense attorney to submit written questions to Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, with government lawyers allowed to review the questions...
  • Khalid Shaikh Mohammed offers to testify in New York federal trial

    Khalid Shaikh Mohammed offers to testify in New York federal trial
    WASHINGTON — From his cell in the heavily guarded prison at Guantanamo Bay, the presumed chief architect of the Sept. 11 terrorist plot is offering to be a key defense witness in what probably will be the only trial in New York of someone charged in...
  • Guantanamo detainee cites POW stipulation in bid for freedom

    Guantanamo detainee cites POW stipulation in bid for freedom
    WASHINGTON — A Kuwaiti detainee at Guantanamo Bay is mounting a novel legal challenge to win his release, arguing in a federal lawsuit that he should be freed when U.S. combat troops pull out of Afghanistan because international law stipulates...
  • Skinny Puppy bills U.S. military for 'royalties'

    Skinny Puppy bills U.S. military for 'royalties'
    The Canadian industrial band Skinny Puppy has made a three-decade career out of punishing electronic sounds. But it's always intended the pain to be voluntary. However, after the band learned of rumors that the U.S. military had used Skinny Puppy...
  • Guantanamo review boards to become partly public

    Guantanamo review boards to become partly public
    WASHINGTON — He was selling vegetables in Yemen at age 16 when he first embraced jihad, rising quickly in Al Qaeda and eventually being tapped for a Sept. 11, 2001, suicide operation in Asia that was scrapped in favor of the airplane attacks in...
  • Bin Laden bodyguard: Worthy of release or still a terror threat?

    Bin Laden bodyguard: Worthy of release or still a terror threat?
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Dressed in a white T-shirt, the former bodyguard of Osama bin Laden sat at the center of a long table Tuesday in the Guantanamo Bay prison, his beard dark and long, listening to two sides argue his fate. On one side, his...
  • Missing from SOTU: 'grand bargain,' Buffett Rule -- and King Canute

    Missing from SOTU: 'grand bargain,' Buffett Rule -- and King Canute
    One way of measuring a president’s agenda is by what he highlights in his State of the Union address. Another is by noticing what got left out. President Obama recycled a long list of old but unattained goals in his speech Tuesday: a higher...
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'
    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • Russian envoy demands Guantanamo prison be closed down

    Russian envoy demands Guantanamo prison be closed down
    MOSCOW -- Russia demanded that the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay be closed down as soon as possible after a Foreign Ministry envoy visited the last Russian prisoner still held there. "This trip has just fortified our principled position, which...