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Judge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case

SFGate San Francisco Chronicle MIAMI (AP) — A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the September 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants. Army Col. James Pohl ruled Thursday that Ramzi Binalshibh should get a separate war crimes trial because legal issues that apply only […]

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Forensic pathologist details grim work helping identify bodies after 9/11 in new book

Warning: This article is graphic. By Larry McShane New York Daily News On the morning of 9/11, forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek tilted her head skyward at the plane buzzing above Manhattan. Seconds later, American Airlines Flight 11 slammed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. The first Ground Zero bodies reached her at […]

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Slain Jersey City cop to be honored with flag that flew over WTC ruins

The United States Honor Flag arrived at Newark International Airport to honor Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago July 16, 2014. T Chase Gaewski, The Jersey Journal

By Terrence T. McDonald The Jersey Journal An American flag that flew over the ruins of the World Trade Center in 2001 will be draped over the coffin of slain Jersey City Police Office Melvin Santiago. The flag, called the U.S. Honor Flag, was delivered today from Fort Worth, Texas, to the city’s west district […]

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