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Judge permits US trial of 1st Guantanamo detainee

Judge permits US trial of 1st Guantanamo detainee 13 Jul 2010 The first Guantanamo Bay detainee prisoner to be prosecuted in a civilian court was cleared for trial Tuesday by a judge who said a two-year interrogation and five-year detention were not grounds for dismissal because they served compelling national security interests. Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was interrogated by the CIA for important intelligence information, U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan wrote in a decision that rejected defense requests to toss out the indictment on the grounds that Ghailani was denied a speedy trial.

NAACP to Vote on Resolution Condemning Racist Elements of the Tea Party

NAACP to Vote on Resolution Condemning Racist Elements of the Tea Party 13 Jul 2010 The NAACP today is set to vote on a resolution to condemn the Tea Party movement for "explicitly racist behavior." The group's more than 2,000 voting delegates are expected to pass the resolution today at the annual NAACP convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

FCC indecency rule struck down by appeals court

FCC indecency rule struck down by appeals court 13 Jul 2010 A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down the government's longstanding prohibition against indecency on broadcast television and radio, ruling that the policy was "unconstitutionally vague" and created a "chilling effect" that violated the 1st Amendment protection of free speech. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York is a major victory for the broadcast TV networks, which jointly sued the Federal Communications Commission in 2006 in the wake of a tougher crackdown on indecency over the airwaves.

Gunned down as they slept: Rogue Afghan soldier shoots dead three British troops inside military compound

Gunned down as they slept: Rogue Afghan soldier shoots dead three British troops inside military compound --Attacker used grenade launcher and is now on the run 13 Jul 2010 A renegade Afghan soldier is on the run today after killing three British soldiers in southern Helmand while they slept. Another four British soldiers were wounded in the attack inside a joint patrol base near Nahr-e Saraj early this morning.

Turkey: Israeli troops committed crime

Turkey: Israeli troops committed crime 13 Jul 2010 Turkey's foreign minister says his country will keep pushing for an international inquiry into Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound ship carrying aid. The comments come a day after an IDF inquiry into the lethal raid concluded that flawed intelligence-gathering and planning led to the ill-fated operation. Ahmet Davutoglu said the Israeli commandos had committed "a crime" and said Turkey wants an international probe.

Tony Blair 'intentionally talked up WMD', Iraq inquiry told

Tony Blair 'intentionally talked up WMD', Iraq inquiry told 13 Jul 2010 Tony Blair "intentionally" exaggerated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, the Iraq inquiry heard yesterday. Former diplomat Carne Ross said Britain and the US went to war in 2003 despite knowing that Iraq was not a "substantial threat".

Iraq war inquiry: Blair government 'massaged' Saddam Hussein WMD threat

Iraq war inquiry: Blair government 'massaged' Saddam Hussein WMD threat --Former diplomat Carne Ross says exaggeration, accretion and editing of intelligence documents led to lies in threat assessment 12 Jul 2010 Tony Blair's government "intentionally and substantially" exaggerated assessments of Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction culminating in highly misleading statements about the threat that amounted to lies, the inquiry into the war in Iraq was told today. Carne Ross, a British diplomat to the UN who was responsible for Iraq in the runup to the invasion, said intelligence was "massaged" into "more robust and terrifying" statements about Saddam's supposed WMD.

Republican senator says he backs birther lawsuits

Republican senator says he backs birther lawsuits 13 Jul 2010 Republican Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana says he supports conservative organizations challenging President Barack Obama's citizenship in court. Vitter, who is running for re-election, made the comments on Sunday at a town hall-style event in Metairie, La., when a constituent asked what he would do about what the questioner said was Obama's "refusal to produce a valid birth certificate." ...Vitter responded that although he doesn't personally have legal standing to bring litigation, he supports "conservative legal organizations and others who would bring that to court," according to a video of the event.

IDF preparing for forceful interception of Libya-sponsored aid ship bound for Gaza

IDF preparing for forceful interception of Libya-sponsored aid ship bound for Gaza --An internal IDF probe into May 31 Gaza flotilla incident found only professional mistakes in planning and carrying out the operation. 13 Jul 2010 The IDF is preparing for the forceful interdiction of a Libyan sponsored ship allegedly headed for the Gaza Strip, despite lingering criticism over the handling of the interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla on May 31 in which nine people were killed, military sources told Haaretz yesterday. An internal military probe into the incident released yesterday found only professional mistakes in planning and carrying out the operation against the Mavi Marmara.

Israel weighs responses to 'barrage' of international criticism

Israel weighs responses to 'barrage' of international criticism --Officials say particularly concerned over UN probe of country's court system in the wake of the Goldstone report on the Gaza war. 13 Jul 2010 Israel's diplomatic and defense establishments will hold several meetings this week on how to contend with what some officials described as a "barrage" of international investigations into Israel's conduct. The most disconcerting among them, officials said, is the United Nations committee charged with examining the credibility of Israel's court system in the wake of the Goldstone report on last winter's conflict in Gaza.

New offshore oil moratorium not focused on depth

New offshore oil moratorium not focused on depth 12 Jul 2010 The Obama administration issued a new moratorium Monday on deep-water offshore drilling that no longer bans operators by the depth of water they're operating in and stresses new evidence of safety concerns, hoping the revised ban will pass muster with the courts after the initial one was rejected. The new ban does not appear to deviate much from the original moratorium, as it still targets deep-water drilling operators while defining them in a different way.

BP puts tighter cap on leaking well

BP puts tighter cap on leaking well 13 Jul 2010 BP lowered a new, tight-fitting containment cap over its renegade well in the Gulf of Mexico late Monday, which may give the company the ability to shut off the flow of oil completely if tests show that the well is in good enough structural shape to be bottled up at the top. Live video from undersea robots showed the massive piece of machinery being lowered onto the well Monday evening, raising the possibility that after 84 days of gushing oil, the wound in the earth a mile below the gulf's surface could soon be stanched.

FBI Agents From New York to Help Probe Uganda Blasts

FBI Agents From New York to Help Probe Uganda Blasts 12 Jul 2010 The Federal Bureau of Investigation will send agents from New York to aid in the investigation of two bomb attacks yesterday in Uganda that killed at least 74 people, an FBI spokesman said. The blasts occurred at separate venues yesterday in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, where crowds had gathered to watch the soccer World Cup final.

3 Norfolk-based Marines drown at Guantanamo

3 Norfolk-based Marines drown at Guantanamo 12 Jul 2010 The Navy says three Norfolk-based Marines died while swimming on July 4 at one of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay's recreational beaches. Marine Corps Cpl. Paul Fagundes, Lcpl. Giovani Cruz and Lcpl. James May Jr. were assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Team (FAST), Alpha Company, 6th Platoon. Officials say the three were among a group of five Marines that entered the water at Cable Beach.

Three Sentenced to Life in Prison on Liquid-Bomb Terrorism Plot

Three Sentenced to Life in Prison on Liquid-Bomb Terrorism Plot 12 Jul 2010 Three British men convicted of plotting to become suicide bombers were sentenced to life in prison, London police said in an e-mailed statement. Ibrahim Savant, Arafat Waheed Khan and Waheed Zaman were sentenced at a hearing at Woolwich Crown Court today. The men were convicted by a jury last week of conspiring with other terrorists already found guilty of plotting to blow up passenger jets during trans-Atlantic flights. The men were arrested in August 2006 as part of an investigation into a conspiracy to take bombs, disguised as soft drinks cartons, onto planes departing London’s Heathrow airport for destinations in the U.S. and Canada, prosecutors said.

2 Chicago-area men get prison for roles in Toledo-based terrorism plot

2 Chicago-area men get prison for roles in Toledo-based terrorism plot 12 Jul 2010 Two Chicago-area men who were connected to a terrorism case in Toledo have finally been sentenced to prison. During appearances Monday in U.S. District Court in Toledo, Zubair Ahmed was sentenced to 10 years in a federal institution while his younger cousin, Khaleel Ahmed, was sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. The cousins pleaded guilty in January, 2009, to charges that they provided material support to terrorists and aimed to travel abroad in their quest to murder or maim U.S. military forces in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Backlash grows vs. full-body scanners

Backlash grows vs. full-body scanners 12 Jul 2010 Many frequent fliers complain they're time-consuming or invade their privacy... The machines -- dubbed by some fliers as virtual strip searches -- were installed at many airports in March after a Christmas Day airline bombing attempt. The Transportation Security Administration has spent more than $80 million for about 500 machines, including 133 now at airports. It plans to install about 1,000 by the end of next year. But the machines are running into complaints and questions here and overseas.

Armed Guards Posted At Buffalo City Pools

Armed Guards Posted At Buffalo City Pools 12 Jul 2010 (NY) Armed security guards have been posted at public pools in Buffalo after a lifeguard was pulled into the water by rowdy teenagers and other unruly behavior prompted safety concerns for parks employees. The city's eight public outdoor pools were shut down last Thursday after fights broke out and a locker room was vandalized. City parks officials say security guards were on duty over the weekend and will be working at the pools for the rest of the summer.

Bomb Explodes at Oil Executive's Home

Bomb Explodes at Oil Executive's Home 10 Jul 2010 Local and federal investigators were at a northwest Houston home Friday night where an explosion sent a woman to the hospital. The woman was opening a package left at her doorstep in the 2100 block of Seamist Court Friday evening. Officials with the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, as well as the Houston Police Department's homicide and bomb squad were at the scene investigating. It wasn't immediately clear whether the house was targeted, however, Eyewitness News found out the home is owned by an oil company executive.

Blasts kill 11 in south Afghanistan

Blasts kill 11 in south Afghanistan 12 Jul 2010 Three powerful bomb explosions have killed 11 people and wounded seven others in the troubled southern Afghanistan. One bomb ripped through a minibus in Helmand province, killing five civilians and wounding another six. The other explosion hit a tractor in Zabul province. Three people were killed and another wounded.

Gulf Pelican Chicks Recover At Pelican Harbor

Gulf Pelican Chicks Recover At Pelican Harbor 12 Jul 2010 The Pelican Harbor Seabird Station in North Bay Village has become the adoptive home of dozens of brown pelican chicks endangered by the oil spill in the Gulf. These chicks are the first to arrive at a facility that's been getting ready to take in avian refugees. The birds range in age from 5 weeks to 10 weeks old.

Guantanamo prisoner rejects plea deal

Guantanamo prisoner rejects plea deal 12 Jul 2010 A young Canadian prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has rejected a plea deal that would allow him to serve a shorter prison sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to a war crime. "I will not take any of the offers because it'll give the US government an excuse for torturing me and abusing me when I was a child," AFP quoted Omar Khadr as telling a military tribunal at the Guantanamo detention facility on Monday.

Britain prepares for the collapse of BP

Britain prepares for the collapse of BP 07 Jul 2010 The British government is drawing up contingency plans for a possible collapse of BP. This is amid mounting fears that the oil giant could be broken up or taken over in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. The talks, which are being led by officials at the Department for Business and the Treasury, reflect growing concern within Whitehall about the implications that a corporate failure of BP, formerly Britain's biggest company, would have on British interests domestically and around the world.

'See Something, Say Something' Drive Begins In NYC

'See Something, Say Something' Drive Begins In NYC 01 Jul 2010 Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano liked the New York transit system's security slogan so much that she launched her own "see something, say something" campaign on Thursday. Napolitano announced the vigilance drive, part of a national information-sharing partnership with Amtrak, in Penn Station, one of the world's busiest train stations. Since 2002, posters encouraging, "If you see something, say something," have become a daily sight for New York subway riders.

Police Train Marines to Fight Taliban on Streets of LA in Secret Exercise

Police Train Marines to Fight Taliban on Streets of LA in Secret Exercise --'In many ways, police in Los Angeles' crime-ridden neighborhoods use the same skills that Marines say could help them.'  12 Jul 2010 70 Camp Pendleton Marines participated in a Los Angeles Police Department training exercise in one of the toughest neighborhoods in LA. The weeklong exercise -- unbeknownst to the public -- involved Marines dressed in jeans and T-shirts observing drugs busts, witnessing prostitution arrests and even following a murder case. It was the largest group of Marines to embed with the city's officers. [Bye-bye,  Posse Comitatus!]

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani politicians

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani politicians 12 Jul 2010 Unknown gunmen [Blackwater?] have killed two political leaders in different parts of Pakistan as the country's security forces arrest 20 suspected militants in the eastern Punjab Province. Gunmen opened fire at the vehicle of Mula Bakhsh Dashti, the leader of the National Party and the former district mayor in Turbat city, in southwestern Baluchistan Province on Sunday evening, killing him on the spot and injuring his driver, police officials told Press TV on Monday.

Nine killed in Iraq violence

Nine killed in Iraq violence 11 Jul 2010 A spate of attacks has killed nine people in Iraq, mostly in capital Baghdad, against a backdrop of increasing violence in the city over the past days. At least five people, including three soldiers, were killed when a car bomb ripped through an army checkpoint in Ghazaliya district in western Baghdad, officials said. Meanwhile, in a hit and run attack in the northern city of Mosul, gunmen opened fire on policemen killing two on the spot, AFP reported.

Uganda Says Islamists Behind Bombings That Killed 70

Uganda Says Islamists Behind Bombings That Killed 70 12 Jul 2010 At least 70 people died in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, in two bomb attacks yesterday suspected to have been carried out by Somali insurgents linked to al-Qaeda, Ugandan security officials said. The blasts occurred at two bars where crowds were watching the soccer World Cup final, Fred Opolot, director of the Uganda Media Center, told reporters today in the city.

Amazon River Dolphins Being Slaughtered for Bait

Amazon River Dolphins Being Slaughtered for Bait 12 Jul 2010 The bright pink color gives them a striking appearance in the muddy jungle waters. That Amazon river dolphins are also gentle and curious makes them easy targets for nets and harpoons as they swim fearlessly up to fishing boats. Now, their carcasses are showing up in record numbers on riverbanks, their flesh torn away for fishing bait, causing researchers to warn of a growing threat to a species that has already disappeared in other parts of the world.

EE. UU. aumenta flota militar en aguas ticas para combatir narco

EE. UU. aumenta flota militar en aguas ticas para combatir narco --Congreso autorizó ingreso de 46 buques de guerra, 200 helicópteros y 7.000 marines 01 Jul 2010 El Congreso autorizó anoche la llegada de 46 buques de guerra estadounidenses a las costas costarricenses entre el 1.° de julio y el 31 de diciembre de este año, para realizar operaciones antinarcóticos y en misiones humanitarias. Además de los buques, con capacidad para transportar 200 helicópteros y aviones de guerra, tienen permiso de venir al país 7.000 marines estadounidenses que podrán transitar uniformados por el territorio nacional. Los marines estadounidenses podrán entrar y salir del país a su antojo, lo que no implica que toda la fuerza bélica esté en un solo momento concentrada aquí.

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