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Obama using ships instead of Guantanamo for terrorist interrogations

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Instead of sending suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay or secret CIA "black" sites for interrogation, the Obama administration is questioning terrorists for as long as it takes aboard U.S. naval vessels. And it's doing it in a w ...

Somalis still leaving Minn. to join terror group

MINNEAPOLIS - Leaders of the nation's largest Somali community say some of their young men are still being enticed to join the terror group that has claimed responsibility for the deadly mall attack in Kenya, despite a concentrated effort to shut off ...

Attacks on soft targets feared in U.S.

U.S. law enforcement authorities are investigating claims, first made via Twitter over the weekend by the al-Shabab terrorist network and now by the Kenyan government, that three Somali-Americans are among the gunmen who committed the mall massacre i ...

U.S. clueless on reports that some al-Shabab terrorists are from America

A Somali terrorist group claiming responsibility for Saturday's deadly attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, has reported that one of the attackers is from Maine. The report came from the now-suspended Twitter feed of al-Shabab that listed a d ...

Benghazi victims' parents testify

Parents of two of the four men killed in Benghazi, Libya, last year testified Thursday before a committee investigating the incident that Obama administration officials have failed to answer questions about the attack despite pledges to keep them inf ...

Lawyers: Fort Hood shooter's pay likely long gone

DALLAS - Nidal Hasan collected nearly $300,000 in his military salary while awaiting trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood. But his attorney says nearly all of it has been given to charity, likely making inaccessible to his victims. Hasan' ...

9/11 anniversary to be marked with somber tributes

NEW YORK - Sept. 11 victims' loved ones were gathering at ground zero early Wednesday to commemorate the attacks' 12th anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the ...

Libya: Car bomb hits Foreign Ministry in Benghazi

TRIPOLI, Libya - A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya's Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, exactly one year after an attack there killed the U.S. ambassador and three ...

Hasan sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas - A military jury on Wednesday sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, delivering the only punishment the Army believed fit for an attack on fellow unarmed soldiers. The sentence was one that H ...

NYPD designates mosques as terrorism organizations

NEW YORK - The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing. D ...


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