- Canadian judge delays bail decision for ex-Gitmo inmate Updated: May-05-15 6:34 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.
- Former CIA leader defends drone strikes, torture Updated: May-04-15 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama ordered a barrage of CIA drone strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most serious plotting against American interests in years, a former CIA leader says in a new memoir that broadly defends the targeted killing of terrorists.
- Ex-CIA official: GOP distorted agency analysis of Benghazi Updated: May-04-15 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON - A former CIA deputy director says Republicans repeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012 that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. He also says U.S. intelligence agencies failed to recognize that al-Qaida would rapidly regain strength after the killing of Osama bin Laden.
- Indianapolis officials question city's electric car program Updated: May-01-15 3:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Questions about cost and a heavily redacted contract are plaguing Indianapolis' plan to rent more than 400 electric cars for city employees.
- Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths Updated: Apr-24-15 7:31 pm
MCLEAN, Virginia - A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes.
- Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack Updated: Apr-24-15 11:01 am
MILAN - Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday.
- Profiles of 4 killed by drones: aid workers, terror suspects Updated: Apr-23-15 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - A look at the lives of four men - two Western hostages and two American terror suspects - who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan.
- American who was spokesman for Osama bin Laden killed Updated: Apr-23-15 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON - Adam Gadahn, a former Little Leaguer who grew up to become a spokesman for Osama bin Laden, was born in 1978 in Oregon as Adam Pearlman.
- Long-term hunger strike in bid for freedom from Guantanamo Updated: Apr-21-15 4:35 pm
MIAMI - A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday.
- Saudi Arabia: No evidence its agents helped in 9/11 attacks Updated: Apr-12-15 4:52 pm
NEW YORK - Attorneys for Saudi Arabia say a judge should reject claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that new evidence - including an interview with the man who became known as the "20th hijacker" - shows agents of the kingdom "directly and knowingly" helped the hijackers.