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Obama's last transfer of Gitmo detainees

The Pentagon announced Thursday that four more inmates were transferred out of the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, marking the final such transfer under President Barack Obama and leaving the facility's population at 41.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:22:15 GMT
Obama commutes 330 sentences, most in single day

President Barack Obama granted 330 commutations, the White House announced Thursday, the most commutations given in a single day by a US president.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:08:10 GMT
Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for commutation

Chelsea Manning thanked Barack Obama on Thursday after the President commuted the sentence of the former Army soldier earlier this week. "Thank you @BarackObama for giving me a chance. =,)," she tweeted.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:10:07 GMT
Obama Pentagon chief: I did not recommend Manning commutation

Ash Carter, President Barack Obama's defense secretary, did not agree with one of Obama's final decisions as President: commuting the sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:03:16 GMT
WikiLeaks celebrates Chelsea Manning's commutation

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears to be standing by his offer to submit himself for extradition to the US in exchange for the commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:58:32 GMT
Nightclub shooter's widow pleads not guilty

The widow of the man who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Oakland on Wednesday to all charges filed against her.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:48:38 GMT
Teen stolen as baby still loves 'mom'

Alexis Manigo has accepted what police say -- that she was born as Kamiyah Mobley and that the woman who raised her in South Carolina stole her as a newborn from a Florida hospital.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:06:19 GMT
Oregon suspends coach after football players hospitalized

Following the hospitalization of three football players, Oregon has suspended the football strength and conditioning coach, and the new head coach has issued an apology.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:29:57 GMT
George H.W. Bush hospitalized, spokesman says

Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized, his spokesman told CNN early Wednesday morning.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:42:08 GMT
Opinion: Fight against sex trafficking bigger than Backpage

On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website Backpage.com knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its website.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:31:55 GMT
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