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Stories with person: Osama bin Laden
  • Guantanamo prisoner on long hunger strike to be sent home 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 11:44 am

    MIAMI - A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday.

  • Review board weighs release of injured Guantanamo prisoner 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 3:46 pm

    MIAMI - A Libyan prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with battlefield wounds made his initial appearance Tuesday before a review board that will decide whether he can be released after 13 years in custody.

  • Rwandan general arrested in the UK on Spain's behalf 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 8:25 am

    LONDON - A Rwandan military general was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport and will appear in court later this week, British police said Tuesday, prompting an angry response from Rwandan leaders.

  • Brian Williams' rehabilitation efforts begin Friday story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 3:40 pm

    NEW YORK - Brian Williams said the months since his suspension from NBC News had been like torture, and a come-clean interview with colleague Matt Lauer on the "Today" show must surely have felt like an extension.

  • NBC removes Brian Williams from 'Nightly News' story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 3:47 pm

    NEW YORK - NBC said Thursday that Brian Williams will not return to his job as "Nightly News" anchor following his suspension for misrepresenting himself, but will be given a second chance with the company as a breaking news anchor at the cable network MSNBC.

  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader killed in US strike in Yemen story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-16-15 11:08 pm

    CAIRO - A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaida's second-most-powerful figure, the head of its Yemeni branch, dealing the terror network its biggest blow since the killing of Osama bin Laden at a time when it is vying with the Islamic State group for the mantle of global jihad.

  • 6 Gitmo detainees sent to Oman, ending pause in transfers story has photos
    Updated: Jun-13-15 2:05 pm

    A pause in prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay has ended with the arrival Saturday in Oman of six Yemenis long held at the U.S. prison for suspected terrorists.

  • Lawyer says US ruling helps his own client from Guantanamo 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 6:11 pm

    TORONTO - Lawyers for a former Guantanamo Bay detainee said a U.S. court decision in an unrelated case Friday helps their client's appeal of his convictions by a military commission.

  • Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 3:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the only remaining conviction against a Guantanamo Bay detainee who had served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant, setting new restrictions on the use of military commissions to try terror suspects.

  • Maximum prison sentences for 2 brothers in terror plot 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 11:11 am

    MIAMI - A federal judge imposed the maximum possible prison sentences Thursday on two Pakistani-born brothers who admitted trying to pull off a terrorist bomb attack against New York City landmarks and later assaulted two deputy U.S. marshals while in custody.

  • Spain drops probe into journalist killed in Iraq by US tank 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 5:05 pm

    MADRID - Spain's Supreme Court has closed its criminal investigation into the 2003 killing of a journalist by tank fire in Iraq and canceled arrest warrants for three U.S. soldiers.

  • Like Perry, Abbott says he'll leave Texas to lure businesses 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 6:19 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who spent his first months on the job dismantling legacies of Rick Perry, revealed Wednesday he is reviving a famous hallmark of his predecessor: traveling the U.S. and world to recruit businesses to Texas.