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Presidential hopefuls differ on detainees

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. presidential candidates differ on how the death-penalty trials of alleged Sept. 11, 2001, conspirators should be conducted.

Gitmo lawyer seeks protection of evidence

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a detainee at the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay have asked for a court to bar the government from destroying evidence in his case.

Dubai Int'l buys 'substantial' Sony stake

TOKYO, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Private-equity firm Dubai International Capital LLC said Monday it bought a "substantial" stake in Sony Corp.

14 terror suspects named enemy combatants

MIAMI, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Fourteen detainees at Guantanamo Bay who were interrogated at secret CIA sites were deemed "enemy combatants" Thursday by a Pentagon review panel.

Terror suspect alleges Guantanamo torture

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- One of 14 "high value" terror suspects at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, claims he twice tried to commit suicide.

Detainee says torture forced confession

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- An al-Qaida suspect alleges he was tortured into making false confessions about Middle East terrorism attacks, U.S. military tribunal transcripts say.

Gates wanted Guantanamo detention closed

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates repeatedly urged the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and wanted detainees moved to the United States.

Sears Tower terror plot questioned

CHICAGO, March 16 (UPI) -- Chicago officials say it is unlikely that the Sears Tower was the target of a terrorist plot.

9/11 mastermind admits to Pearl slaying

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Khalid Sheik Mohammed, who masterminded the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, said he personally executed journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002 in Pakistan.

Sept. 11 plotter confesses

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- Khalid Sheik Mohammed has confessed to a list of terrorist activities, including the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, in a military hearing at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Guantanamo tribunals to be held in secret

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. military will conduct its first secret tribunals of 14 terror suspects Friday at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Aussie police investigate Islamic leader

SYDNEY, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Australian police are investigating whether a Muslim cleric incited terrorism by calling for a jihad and referring to Jews as pigs.

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Dubai Escapade out of BC Sprint

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Darley Stable took Dubai Escapade out of the running for Saturday's $2 million TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs Tuesday because of inflammation.

Horses owned by Dubai ruler to run in Ky.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Eight horses owned by Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, have been scheduled to run in Louisville, Ky. The horses, including a 3-year-old named Bernardini that has won six consecutive races, compete Satur

Red Cross meets men transferred to Gitmo

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The International Red Cross has met with 14 terror suspects recently transferred to Guantanamo from secret CIA prisons outside U.S. borders.

Waterboarding technique questioned

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Some U.S. senators reportedly claim Congress had previously outlawed "waterboarding," a technique used to interrogate prisoners.

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Killer says Musharraf memoir clears him

WANSTEAD, England, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A British militant on death row in Pakistan wants to use Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's memoir to clear him in the death of a U.S. journalist.

Bush: They're going to attack us again

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Friday warned terrorists are determined to attack the United States again.

Red Cross to see CIA detainees

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The transfer of U.S. prisoners from CIA prisons to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, allows the International Red Cross to meet with the detainees for the first time.

Bush acknowledges secret detentions

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- President George Bush Wednesday acknowledged the United States has been holding some terrorism suspects at secret locations in CIA custody.

14 'secret' detainees going to Gitmo

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush Wednesday announced 14 al-Qaida ringleaders including Khalid Sheik Mohammed, are being transferred to Guantanamo Bay for prosecution.

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