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US Senator Kerry calls for global pressure on Libya

WASHINGTON – US Senator John Kerry on Tuesday denounced Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s deadly crackdown on anti-government protests as “beyond despicable” and called for global pressure to end his regime. The Kadhafi government’s “use of deadly force against its own people should mean the end of the regime itself. It’s…

Canadian Gitmo prisoner refuses to defend himself, calls plea deal an ‘excuse’ for torture

A young Canadian, the last Westerner held at the Guantanamo Bay, said Monday he would not defend himself after refusing a US plea deal, insisting his military trial was a sham. “I will not take any of the offers because it’ll give the US government an excuse for torturing me…