September 24, 2009 7:56 PM

U.S. says some Uighurs soon to leave Guantanamo

In a letter to the Supreme Court, the solicitor general said six Guantanamo detainees from China have accepted an offer from the Pacific island nation of Palau to resettle there. The court is considering whether to hear a case that could undercut the government's ability to hold prisoners that judges have ordered freed.

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