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Obama vetoes $612 billion defense bill in rebuke to GOP

...written due to provisions making it harder for him to transfer suspected terror detainees out of the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a key campaign promise that Obama is hard-pressed to fulfill before his term ends. The White House has...
Nation and World
Bid to shut Guantanamo roils Pentagon, White House, Congress

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's struggling quest to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is mired in state and federal politics. Frustrated White House and Pentagon officials are blaming each other for the...
Nation and World
Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties

...Kerry, Rodriguez repeated demands for the U.S. to end its 53-year embargo, return the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, stop efforts to change or reform Cuba's communist government and pay compensation for damage done to the island...
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Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies

...violations. Cuba is demanding an end to the U.S. economic embargo, the return of the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay and a halt to U.S. radio and TV broadcasts aimed at the island.Obama wants Congress to lift the embargo, but...
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US won't threaten to prosecute hostages' families for ransom

...the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured after walking away from this post in Afghanistan. Five Guantanamo Bay detainees were exchanged as a condition of his release. White House officials say those negotiations were permissible...
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Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

TORONTO - A former Guantanamo Bay inmate convicted of killing a...decade in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Since 2012 he's been...We left a Canadian child in Guantanamo Bay to suffer torture."Edney asked...
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Families celebrate soldiers' return

...their fatigues, home from an 11-month deployment in Guantanamo Bay, his family unrolled a banner that said " headquartered in Juneau, are still deployed in Guantanamo Bay and are scheduled to return home next month.As the...
Happy homecoming 11-monthlong deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Five of the 30 Guardsman...Guardsmen deployed last September to Guantanamo Bay in support of Operation Enduring...Battalion are still deployed in Guantanamo Bay and are scheduled to return home...
Today in History

...pairs scandal forced the sport's governing body to make radical changes.Five years ago: Under heavy guard, a Guantanamo Bay detainee walked into a civilian U.S. courtroom for the first time; Ahmed Ghailani, a Tanzanian accused in two...
Demand responsibility from your government

...traded five terrorists for one American soldier who may well have been a deserter; he's turning loose others in Guantanamo Bay and hoping - pretty please - that they may not come back and kill some more of our soldiers or civilians. We're...


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