Posts Tagged ‘ sept 11 2001 ’

AP Exclusive: Under desk, CIA found video of 9/11 plotter being interrogated in secret prison

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

WASHINGTON –  The CIA has tapes of 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh being interrogated in a secret overseas prison. Discovered under a desk, the recordings could provide an unparalleled look at how foreign governments aided the U.S. in holding and questioning suspected terrorists. The two videotapes and one audiotape are believed to be the only remaining
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Reid against plan to build mosque near ground zero

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

The Senate’s top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, moving away from President Barack Obama on the controversial election-year issue. Locked in a tight race, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid became the highest profile Democrat to respond to Obama, who last week
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Jury selection on at 1st Gitmo trial under Obama (AP)

Aug 10th, 2010 | By worldnews

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – A smiling Omar Khadr appeared in a suit and tie Tuesday and greeted prospective jurors at the start of
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US Passports Still Vulnerable to Fraud

Jul 30th, 2010 | By usnews

WASHINGTON – Posing as someone else and using fake birth certificates and driver’s licenses to get a U.S. passport can still work. For the second time in two years, government investigators exposed a gaping hole in the country’s security by deliberately using fraudulent material to obtain passports. The investigation by the Government Accountability
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US Embassy workers tested after suspicious letter (AP)

Jul 30th, 2010 | By worldnews

PARIS – Two men who work for the U.S. Embassy in Paris underwent medical tests after handling a suspicious letter Friday, but the embassy said
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Intel experts: Leaks might be lethal

Jul 28th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Lawmakers and former intelligence officials are concerned that WikiLeaks’ online posting of nearly 80,000 classified field reports from combat zones in Afghanistan could have serious ramifications — not just for the war but for intelligence-gathering worldwide and for the intelligence-sharing reforms adopted after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “It’s hard
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Ex-MI5 spy chief: No link between Iraq and 9/11 (AP)

Jul 20th, 2010 | By worldnews

LONDON – The war in Iraq led to a loss of focus on the threat from al-Qaida, emboldened the group’s leader Osama bin Laden, and
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Attorney: Prosecutors scapegoating 3 men charged in deadly blaze at toxic ground zero tower

Jul 19th, 2010 | By usnews

NEW YORK Three construction company figures have been unfairly blamed for a blaze that killed two firefighters in a condemned ground zero skyscraper where city officials have acknowledged oversight failures, defense lawyers said Monday. Mitchel Alvo, Jeffrey Melofchik and Salvatore DePaola have pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the August 2007 blaze at the former
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