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Sept. 11 Trial To Resume At Guantanamo

The Pentagon approved charges against the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men, starting a 30 day clock before they must appear to answer the charges. The prosecutor will seek the death penalty if they are convicted. Audie Cornish talks to Dina Temple-Raston for more.
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U.S. Posts Reward For Leader Of Militant Group

The U.S. is offering a $10 million bounty for the leader of a Pakistani militant group allegedly involved in the 2008 terrorist rampage in the Indian city of Mumbai. The bounty on Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba and a popular figure among Pakistani Islamists, is bound to affect the current debate in Pakistan on re-booting relations with Washington.
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A Prosecutor Makes The Case For Military Trials

Critics have said the military commissions lack openness and permit evidence that would not be allowed in civilian courts. But Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, says the military commissions will stand up to scrutiny in the upcoming trials of accused 9-11 plotters.
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Oil Scare Turns FedEx On To Energy Efficiency

When Fred Smith started FedEx in 1971, the company nearly didn't make it because of the spike in fuel costs related to the Arab oil embargo. That experience led Smith to turn FedEx into one of the leaders in looking for alternatives to power its vans, trucks and jets.
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Do Israeli-Azeri Ties Portend Conflict With Iran?

A news report alleges that Israel has quietly made an agreement with Azerbaijan to allow its jets access to Azeri air bases. With those air bases so close to Iran, some wonder if this deal is the result of a strengthening relationship or a threat to the Islamic republic.

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