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U.S. recommends death penalty in USS Cole attack

WASHINGTON — A US military prosecutor is recommending the prime suspect in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole be tried at Guantanamo in what would be the first military tribunal under the Obama administration, the Pentagon said Wednesday. “Military commissions prosecutors have sworn charges against Abd al-Rahim Hussayn Muhammad…

Blast at Qaeda-looted Yemen ammo plant kills 75

ADEN, Yemen – A huge fire and blasts killed more than 75 people at an ammunition factory looted by Al-Qaeda on Monday, officials said, as parts of south Yemen eluded government control amid mounting protests. A security official said the explosions rocked the plant as dozens of residents were inside…

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