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Chambliss: We gave away bin Laden's top generals

Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss became the latest to condemn President Obama's prisoner swap, saying al-Qaida is celebrating the return of its most powerful commanders. "Two of them were extremely close to bin Laden, ...

Taliban video shows handover of Bergdahl

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban on Wednesday released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan, touting the swap of the American soldier for five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo as a significant ...

9/11 memorial gift shop sparks backlash

Critics say that the National September 11 Memorial & Museum's gift shop commercializes what President Barack Obama described as "a sacred place" at the official dedication last week. The so-called Museum Store, which will open to the public on Wedne ...

Muslims Pressure 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (AP) — Muslim advocates and scholars are stepping up pressure on the museum at the rebuilt site of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to edit or at least let more scholars see a documentary movie exhibit about al-Qaida before the museum's opening th ...

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack. They ...

NYC Leaders End Muslim Surveillance Program

NEW YORK (AP) -- A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday. NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis confirmed ...

Boston Marathon Survivor Rips 'Meet the Press'

[caption id="attachment_23053" align="alignright" width="300"] (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)[/caption]The gutsy dancer who lost part of her left leg in the marathon bombings accused "Meet the Press" late yesterday of being "dishonorable" for naming the ac ...

Rand Paul Calls for all Pilots to be Armed

[caption id="attachment_3909" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., says that he would like to see "100 percent" of pilots armed in order to prevent another terrorist attack like 9/11. "I think that you should b ...

Obama eases immigration rules for those who gave 'limited' support to terrorists

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups. The change is one of Pres ...

Feinstein: Greater terrorist presence in Mideast

The head of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said Wednesday instability after the Arab Spring has led to a "greater terrorist presence" in the Mideast. U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., made the remark as she opened a hearing on national se ...


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