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Ex-CIA Contractor Defends Brutal Post-9/11 Interrogations

FORT MEADE, Md. — An architect of the brutal CIA interrogation and detention program developed after the Sept. 11 attacks defended the agency and its practices on Tuesday as those techniques become the focus of an effort to dismiss key evidence against five me...

Judge Overturns 2006 Terrorist Conviction of Lodi Man

SACRAMENTO — A federal judge on Tuesday overturned the 2006 conviction of a Lodi man accused of plotting an attack in the United States after attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan. Federal prosecutors were reviewing the decision and did not immedi...
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US Declares Iran’s Guard Force a ‘Terrorist Organization’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. is designating Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organization," in an effort to increase pressure on the country that could have significant diplomatic implications in the Middle ...
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US Slaps Terrorist Designation on Iran-Linked Group

WASHINGTON — The United States designated a Shiite militant group in Bahrain as a foreign terrorist organization Tuesday to ramp up pressure on Iran. The al-Ashtar Brigades are "yet another in a long line of Iranian-sponsored terrorists who kill on behalf o...