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2008-07-17 21:00:11

WASHINGTON _ A historic war crimes trial targeting Osama bin Laden's former driver is now set to start Monday at a remote site in Cuba, following a federal judge's ruling Thursday. After a two-hour hearing, U.S.

2008-07-17 18:00:11

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft told a congressional committee Thursday that he does not believe waterboarding is torture. Ashcroft testified before the House Judiciary Committee, CNN reported.

2008-07-17 18:00:11

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Osama bin Laden's former driver should be tried by a military tribunal before he appeals the court's constitutionality. U.S. District Judge James Robertson refused to grant Salim Hamdan a delay in his trial, The New York Times reported.

2008-07-17 15:00:11

WASHINGTON _ A federal judge gave a green light Thursday afternoon to a military commission trial set to begin Monday in Cuba for Osama bin Laden's former driver. After a two-hour hearing, U.S.

2008-07-17 09:00:11

By William Glaberson Salim Hamdan moved slowly to the witness chair. A former driver for Osama bin Laden, Hamdan is scheduled to become next week the first detainee to go on trial at Guantanamo and the first person in decades to face a U.S. war crimes trial.

2006-08-25 07:47:08

BREMEN, Germany (Reuters) - A Turk with German residency held at the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay for more than four years was kept blindfolded and in chains on his flight home in a U.S. plane, his lawyer said on Friday. "The Americans are incorrigible, they have not learned a thing.

2006-08-08 12:22:44

By Matthew Bigg RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - A CIA contractor accused of beating an Afghan prisoner so badly that he later died told a colleague afterward that he had kicked the detainee in the groin, a prosecution witness told a federal court on Tuesday.

2006-08-02 17:43:52

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Wednesday said it would be willing to use much of the military justice code to try foreign terrorism suspects, but Democrats said its plan still fell short of meeting the U.S. Supreme Court's demands for fair trials.

2006-07-26 07:33:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has drafted legislation covering trials of terror detainees that would allow hearsay evidence and let defendants be excluded from trials to protect national security, The New York Times reported in Wednesday's edition.

2006-07-25 22:46:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has drafted legislation covering trials of terror detainees that would allow hearsay evidence and let defendants be excluded from trials to protect national security, The New York Times reported in Wednesday's edition.


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