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Who Is Abdul Latif Nasser? Joe Biden Releases First Guantánamo Bay Prisoner

12 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Nasser, 56, was imprisoned without charge in the notorious prison for 19 years, held indefinitely.
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Abdul Latif Nasser Released From Guantanamo After 19 Years Of Detention Without Charge

Abdul Latif Nasser Released From Guantanamo After 19 Years Of Detention Without Charge

12 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Nasser, who went home to Morocco, is the first detainee to be released from Guantanamo under President Joe Biden.
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Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for release

Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for release

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Biden administration freed its first detainee from Guatanamo Bay, two decades after he was captured, and five years after he was cleared for release.
Abdul Latif Nasser, 56, was repatriated on Monday to his native Morocco and given to the government, The New York Times reported .
He was captured in 2001 by Pakistani agents, and has been in Guantanamo since 2002.
The US accuses him of involvement with the Taliban, but, like many Guantanamo detainees, he was never charged with a crime.
Nasser was recommended for release in 2016, the Times reported, but he stayed...
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

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What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...