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US Releases Five Guantanamo Detainees

The United States has transferred five men from the military-run detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as the Obama administration steps up its goal of closing the controversial facility. The Pentagon announced the transfers on Wednesday. All five men are from Yemen, and have spent at least a dozen years at Guantanamo, despite being cleared for release in 2009 by a special task force created by President Barack Obama.  Four have been sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman,...

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