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Life sentence likely for Guantanamo detainee

NEW YORK CITY — After his capture in the 1998 bombing of a U.S. embassy in Tanzania, Ahmed Ghailani recalled welcoming news reports of the al-Qaida-sponsored terror attack — until it dawned on him his countrymen were killed.

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Judge: Coerced testimony has no role in trial

NEW YORK CITY — A judge presiding over the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee says the government cannot coerce a detainee to provide information for intelligence purposes and then use the evidence for criminal trial purposes.

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