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  • FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2013 pool file photo reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, one of Guantanamo Bay's two courthouses is seen through a broken window at Camp Justice at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. On Monday, April 14, 2014 a judge in Guantanamo will open a hearing into the sanity of prisoner Ramzi Binalshibh, whose courtroom outbursts about alleged mistreatment in Camp 7 have halted the effort to try five men in the Sept. 11 attacks, all of whom are held there. (AP Photo/Toronto Star, Michelle Shephard, Pool, File)

    Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

    Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek to disguise the route on the scrub brush-and-cactus covered military base.


  • KC Catholics among those seeking Finn sanctions

    Roman Catholics in the Kansas City area have joined a formal request to Pope Francis to discipline Bishop Robert Finn, who was convicted in 2012 of failing to report a priest involved in child pornography.


  • Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (right) and co-defendant Walid bin Attash attend a U.S. military hearing at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin. (AP Photo/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

    Long fight predicted in Guantanamo 9/11 case

    The United States finally has started the prosecution of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, but the trial won't be starting any time soon, and both sides said Sunday that the case could continue for years.


  • 'Resistance' by Gitmo defendants points to lengthy battle

    The United States has finally begun prosecuting five prisoners here charged in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people; but the trial will not be starting anytime soon, and both sides said Sunday that the case could continue for years.


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