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In Cuba, Guantanamo prisoner rejects defense lawyers

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for suspected militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

FORT MEADE — A Guantanamo prisoner balked at working with his defense lawyers due to a possible conflict of interest Wednesday, prompting an indefinite recess in his pretrial hearing in Cuba. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi told the military judge Wednesday he ...

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Former Maryland man pleads guilty to aiding al-Qaida in attack plots

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A former Maryland resident pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping al-Qaida plot attacks from his native Pakistan, reaching a plea deal with the U.S. government that limits his sentence but that his lawyers say could ...

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Guantanamo war crimes trial to start for former Baltimore resident

A citizen of Pakistan who once lived in Baltimore is headed for a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal. Pentagon prosecutors filed charges Tuesday that include murder against Majid Khan. The 31-year-old faces up to life in prison if convicted. A Pentagon ...

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Appeals from Gitmo detainees, others turned away

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined appeals from foreigners seeking their release after nine years of detention at Guantanamo Bay. The court on Monday rejected three separate claims asking the justices to review rulings against the detainees by the ...

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