Guantanamo Bay

UK drops death penalty and Guantanamo opposition and opens door to execution of 'Beatles' jihadists in US

Britain has secretly abandoned its blanket opposition to the death penalty and Guantanamo Bay to allow two notorious members of the "Beatles" group of Isil terrorists to be sent to America, The Daily Telegraph can reveal.<p>Documents seen by this newspaper reveal that the UK Government has agreed to …

Jeff Sessions

Be More. PBS.

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Middle East

#GlobalSpotlight | Obama told us one thing but did the opposite | Sunday Independent

As human beings we want to be inspired by political leaders, and what could be more inspiring than listening to an address by the first …

Human Rights

Secret Facilities For Migrant Children

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Reveal reporter Aura Bogado about her investigation of two office buildings in Phoenix, Ariz., where migrant children were being held in secret.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>For some weeks now, lawyers, members of Congress and activists have been trying to figure out …

News (U.S.)

WATCH: Megyn Kelly GRILLS Sean Spicer on Trump’s ‘hyperbole’ he defended…

Megyn Kelly really lit into Sean Spicer over the half-truths and obfuscations he defended during his time as Trump’s press secretary.<p>Spicer let her …

Donald Trump

Trump withdraws nomination to SF federal court over inflammatory writings

President Trump abruptly withdrew his nomination of Ryan Bounds, a federal prosecutor in Oregon, to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco Thursday after last-minute objections by at least two Republican senators to Bounds’ racially inflammatory writings as a Stanford student in …

U.S. Federal Courts

Trump's Lifeline; Manchin and Kavanaugh; 'New Conservatism'; the Ginsburg Factor

Good morning, it’s Friday, July 20, 2018. Eleven years ago today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit undercut the Bush …

U.S. Supreme Court

How a Dallas artist is using watercolor fauna and flora, sculpture to examine a century of war

Cynthia Mulcahy didn't want to be inside a gallery anymore, so she walked away from a career as a private art dealer. Her recent work as a conceptual …

The Arts

Kavanaugh’s role in Bush-era detainee debate now an issue in his Supreme Court nomination

Brett M. Kavanaugh was adamant as he sat in the witness chair at his 2006 confirmation hearing to be an appeals court judge. Kavanaugh was being questioned by Democrats about his knowledge of President George W. Bush’s torture policy and treatment of detainees while he served as associate White …

U.S. Politics

U.S. Weighs Destinations for Islamic State Detainees in Syria

Some fighters have been returned to countries of origin, others could wind up at Guantanamo Bay<p>WASHINGTON—The U.S. has returned about two dozen suspected Islamic State fighters detained in Syria to their home countries as it grapples with the fate of hundreds more, leaving the door open to sending …

Middle East

Fitness app Polar revealed not only where U.S. military personnel worked, but where they lived

Less than seven months ago, a group of journalists and Internet sleuths reported that the fitness-tracking application Strava was revealing highly sensitive information about U.S. military personnel around the world, including in Iraq and Syria. The security breach, which alarmed lawmakers and …

World News

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot to plead guilty

Prosecutors say an al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist intends to plead guilty to terrorism charges in Philadelphia.<p>The Philadelphia Inquirer reports 52-year-old Ali Charaf Damache is scheduled to admit his guilt before a U.S. District Court judge Monday.<p>A message seeking …

Judiciary

World's most well-traveled man has been to 193 countries, and over a hundred more territories

Don Parrish may be the world’s most well-traveled man. He's already seen every country and territory on the globe, but he isn't ready to pack his bags and head home just yet.<p>Parrish has become one of 23 people to have travelled to the 325 countries and territories (total) on the Travelers’ Century …

Travel

British woman whose patient died after botched cosmetic surgery in BUM faces 12 years in jail

A British woman faces 12 years in a US prison after a woman died just minutes after a botched cosmetic bum operation, a court heard.<p>Donna Francis …

Crime (UK)

Trump wisely keeping 'really bad dudes' in Guantanamo Bay

Every six months the Director of National Intelligence must report, by law, how many terrorists formerly detained at Guantanamo Bay have resumed …

Terrorism

Huge anti-Trump demos attract thousands in London as opponents tell US President: "You're not welcome here"

Thousands of protesters have descended on central London in a huge show of opposition to US President Donald Trump.<p>This morning a large Trump Baby …

Donald Trump

Public prayers and orange jumpsuits: How London's Muslims stood up to Trump

LanguageUndefined Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators prayed publicly as an act of solidarity with American Muslims living under Trump

Middle East

State of the Union: Obama's Progress on His Agenda - WSJ.com

State of the Union: Obama’s Progress on His Agenda<p>Last updated January 12, 2016 at 7:09 a.m. ET<p>Published January 19, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET<p>President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address on Tuesday, outlining the last year of his agenda. This is a look at the proposals the …

Barack Obama

Piers Morgan on Britons Protesting Trump: 'Obama's Tenure Was Massively Overhyped'

English journalist Piers Morgan reacted to his country's public displays of protest against President Donald Trump and its love for former President Barack Obama.<p>"He's a rare president," Morgan, editor-in-chief of Daily Mail, said. "[Trump has] a complete revulsion of what he sees as conventional …

Donald Trump

Can an app that reminds me I’m going to die really make me happier?

This morning I woke-up and looked at my iPhone, there was a message, it said: “Don’t forget you’re going to die.”<p>I have a new app, it’s called, …

Apple Store

Senate confirms Pentagon general counsel nominee

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Paul Ney in a 70-23 vote to be the new general counsel for the Defense Department.<p>Ney, of Tennessee, had last served …

Jim Mattis

One huge difference between Kavanaugh and Kennedy

<i>Stephen I. Vladeck is a law professor at the University of Texas and co-editor of the online forum Just Security.</i><p>Unless the Supreme Court chooses to step in, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has the last word in cases arising out of the detention or prosecution of …

Opinion

Trump Administration: We Can Keep Guantanamo Prisoners Locked Up For 100 Years

That leaves some of the current detainees stuck in a legal "no man's land," a federal judge said.<p>WASHINGTON — The U.S. has the authority to keep prisoners locked up at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp for a century without charging them with a crime, as long as the U.S. keeps fighting terrorist …

News (U.S.)

‘There have to be limits’: Guantanamo attorneys challenge lifetime imprisonment without charge

Guantanamo Bay detainees who have been held for as long as 16 years without being charged cannot be imprisoned indefinitely, attorneys argued in federal court Wednesday.<p>Speaking before U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan in Washington, attorneys representing eight men detained at the military facility …

News

Forever Prison | Watch S35 E9 | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

Season 35: Episode 9<p>FRONTLINE and Retro Report explore the untold history of the Guantanamo Bay prison. Also in this two-part hour: “<i>Out of Gitmo</i>,” a …

Guantanamo Bay

11 prisoners cite bias against Muslims for detainment at Guantanamo Bay

Eleven men challenged their continued detention at Guantanamo Bay in court on Wednesday, telling a judge they believe they might have been released …

Immigration

Guantanamo inmates to get US court hearing to demand trial or release

Hearing about my court case just gets my hopes up, and my emotions go up and down like a see-saw<p>Eleven inmates held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp without charge for as long as 15 years will have a rare hearing in a US court on Wednesday when they submit a petition demanding they be tried or …

Siblings

Let me out of Guantanamo: A detainee's plea

I have a deep fear that I have disappeared into a parallel universe, one where I have been forgotten forever. Here I am in Guantanamo Bay, coming up …

Hung Up

FDNY Hero's Legacy of Sacrifice and Service

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 10, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>On Sunday, a …

Conservative View

London Mayor Sadiq Khan to U.S. Immigrants: Don't Assimilate

<i>Originally published under the title "London's Islamist-Linked Mayor Tells U.S. Audience: 'Immigrants Shouldn't Assimilate'."</i><p><b>Sadiq Khan narrowly won</b> …

Middle East