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Guantanamo prosecutor retires as 9/11 trial remains elusive

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WASHINGTON — The Army general who spent the past decade leading an oft-stalled effort to prosecute five men held at the Guantanamo Bay detention...

Eye-popping 6,000 fake lashes seized at New Orleans airport

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NEW ORLEANS — Three thousand pairs of fake eyelashes have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents after officials determined they were...

Deported veteran returns to US to become American citizen

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LOS ANGELES — It took nearly a decade and a federal lawsuit for U.S. Marine Corps veteran Hector Ocegueda to finally come home. ...

Latest hack to test Biden’s vow for consequences for Russia

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said he would “deliver” a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest ransomware attacks targeting American businesses,...

As France plans to shrink Sahel force, jihadi threat grows

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GAO, Mali — During a grueling, weeks-long mission in northern Mali, French soldiers were confronted by a familiar threat: Extremists trying to impose the...

US envoy warns China ‘looking at’ new nuclear technologies

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GENEVA — A U.S. diplomat focusing on disarmament said Thursday that China is "looking at" developing naval and aerial autonomous nuclear weapons systems, warning...

Biden relaunches council of governors with bipartisan group

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday will relaunch the council of governors, an advisory board of governors and a number of key Cabinet...

Israel says it’s targeting Hamas’ cryptocurrency accounts

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JERUSALEM — Israel said Thursday it will begin seizing cryptocurrency accounts used by the Palestinian Hamas group to raise money for its armed wing. ...

Texas GOP renews push for new voting laws, unfinished agenda

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans on Thursday brought back efforts to ban 24-hour polling places and drive-thru voting as Gov. Greg Abbott opened a...

Latest hack to test Biden’s vow for consequences for Russia

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he would “deliver” a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest ransomware attacks targeting American...