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Australian David Hicks — Guantánamo’s first convict — wants his guilty plea canceled

 
Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks on Nov. 18, 2008, back in Australia.

Lawyers for so-called Australian Taliban David Hicks — the first man to trade a Guantánamo guilty plea for his freedom — appealed that conviction Wednesday in an argument that invokes a civilian-court ruling that disqualified providing material support for terrorism as a war crime.

  • Guantánamo-bound MRI spent year in storage

    The senior medical officer at Southern Command pulled the plug on plans to put an MRI at the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, after a more than year-long review by medical staff concluded it wasn’t necessary for an aging prisoner population, an Army spokesman says.

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    Cuba to add security measures to pesos

    The change appears to be in preparation for the unification of the country’s two currencies.

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