White House says no final decision on where Gitmo detainees will go for trials

White House: No final decision on detainee trials

WASHINGTON — The White House says no final decisions have been made on where in the U.S. suspected terrorists from the Guantanamo Bay prison will be transferred.

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British teen who made hoax bomb call to White House receives suspended prison sentence

British teen sentenced for US hoax bomb call

LONDON — A British teenager was given a six-month suspended prison sentence Monday for phoning the White House and claiming there was a bomb in New York.

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White House: US worried about Niger president’s attempt to extend term, dissolve high court

White House: Niger’s actions worrisome

WASHINGTON — The White House says it’s worried about Niger President Mamadou Tandja’s decision to dissolve his nation’s top court in an apparent effort to extend power.

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Delaware bankruptcy judge denies motion to transfer WaMu-JPMorgan dispute to D.C. court

Del. judge won’t relinquish WaMu-JPMorgan dispute

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware bankruptcy judge has refused to cede control over a dispute between Washington Mutual Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. involving billions of dollars in bank assets.

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Hundreds turn out for funeral of security guard shot at Holocaust museum in Washington

Mourners remember slain museum guard

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. — Family, friends and colleagues on Friday remembered a guard who was gunned down at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum last week as the victim of an evil and barbaric act that contrasted starkly with his love for life.

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Half-brother of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis faces investigation in Oregon on alleged child porn

Jackie O half-brother under investigation in Ore.

PORTLAND, Ore. — James Auchincloss was just 6 years old when he carried the wedding train of his half-sister Jackie up the aisle as she married John F. Kennedy in 1953.

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Prison sentence for US reporters in North Korea could mark start of negotiations to free them

Will US send envoy after NKorea jails reporters?

SEOUL, South Korea — The sentencing of two American journalists to 12 years’ hard labor in North Korea on Monday sets the stage for possible negotiations with the reclusive nation for their release — perhaps involving an envoy from the U.S.

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Sotomayor breaks ankle at New York City airport en route to Washington for Senate meetings

Sotomayor fractures ankle at New York airport

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor broke her ankle Monday morning in an airport stumble, then boarded her flight to Washington as scheduled and made the roughly hourlong trip to Washington to meet with senators who will vote on her confirmation.

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Woman accused of killing 4 daughters asks District of Columbia judge to decide case, not jury

Woman seeks bench trial in deaths of 4 daughters

WASHINGTON — A Washington, D.C., woman accused of killing her four daughters has asked a judge to decide her case.

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How will dishy ‘Real Housewives’ translate to nation’s capital? With difficulty, some say

Washington ponders who its Real Housewives will be

Barack Obama has just named his pick for the Supreme Court and is still filling out the ranks of his administration. But it’s another casting process, also being conducted in the strictest secrecy, that’s really got them whispering in Washington.

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