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    1. At least three military lawyers who worked at the base in recent years have died.

    2. The White House is in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the contentious Guantanamo Bay prison and will submit it for review by lawmakers, spokesman Josh Earnest said. President Barack Obama made the closure of the controversial prison in Cuba a priority when he took office in 2009, but the plan has faced numerous setbacks, including Congress blocking the transfer of detainees to US...

    3. ** FILE ** In this Oct. 10, 2007 file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Military, an American flag flies behind the barbed and razor-wire at the Camp Delta detention facility, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their ...

    4. Obama’s plan to close Guantánamo Bay in ‘final stages’

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsJul 23 09:20 AM

      When President Obama came into office in 2009, he vowed to close the Guantánamo Bay prison within a year. Six years later, his administration is introducing yet another plan to Congress to close the contentious prison holding terrorism detainees in Cuba. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the administration hopes to “short circuit” opposition from Republicans in Congress who have prevented...

    5. Guantanamo Prison Closing Plan Means New Obama-Congress Battle

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 25 05:30 PM

      President Barack Obama’s plan to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, would bring as many as 64 of the 116 current detainees -- those deemed too dangerous to transfer elsewhere -- to the U.S. for federal prosecution or continued military detention. The plan, outlined Saturday by Lisa Monaco, Obama’s adviser for homeland security and counterterrorism, would require Congress to...

    6. Guantanamo Prison Closing Plan in Final Drafting, Earnest Says

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 22 01:03 PM

      The Obama administration is nearing completion of a plan to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that it will then send to Congress, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said. President Barack Obama, who leaves office in less than 18 months, has battled for years with lawmakers over his pledge to close Guantanamo by bringing to trial some detainees and holding others in ...

    7. The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there. At least seven civilians and military members who worked on detainee trials at Guantanamo Bay have been diagnosed with cancer, according to the ...

    8. The Obama administration is nearing completion of a plan to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that it will then send to Congress, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said. President Barack Obama, who leaves office in less than 18 months, has battled for years with lawmakers over his pledge to close Guantanamo by bringing to trial some detainees and holding others in ...

    9. Long before a detention center opened at Guantanamo Bay, another crisis took hold of the naval base

    10. Two former detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba were arrested by Belgian police in a counterterrorism operation targeting a recruiting network for al Qaeda in Syria.

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