World Jan 22

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Padilla Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Prison

Convicted terror conspirator Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen who was once held as an enemy combatant by the Bush administration, was sentenced Tuesday to 17 years and four months in prison on terrorism conspiracy charges.

Politics Apr 28

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High Court Considers Enemy Combatant Detentions

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in two precedent-setting cases that ask whether in the war on terrorism President Bush can order American citizens held indefinitely in a military jail without charges, a hearing or access to a lawyer.

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