A military review panel has upheld a ruling by the retiring USS Cole case judge that defense attorneys couldn’t unilaterally quit the case over their perception of an ethical issue, potentially ending an impasse in the Guantánamo war crimes trial.
Hearings in the 9/11 death-penalty trial may be held in the Washington, D.C, area for the first time since the case began, a move some lawyers say would bolster the argument that alleged terrorists are entitled to greater Constitutional protections at Guantánamo trials.
Guantánamo Navy base, whose prison holds the alleged 9/11 terror plotters, marked the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by lowering flags to half-staff, holding a 9.11K run and chapel service.
The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.