July 29, 2009 5:50 PM

U.S. says it's willing to send young Afghan detainee home

The Obama administration on Wednesday said it plans to release Mohammed Jawad after military and civilian judges banned almost all evidence against him that they ruled was extracted through torture. Government attorneys, however, reserved the right to file new charges in federal court against Mohammed Jawad if they find evidence against him in the next three weeks, he time needed to set him free.

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