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Site picks worst movies of the decade
Cheney: Justice review of interrogation methods is political
More troops may be needed to bolster Afghanistan
Figuring out the magic of Woodstock
Court frees 20 convicted in Mexican massacre
Senate confirms Sotomayor for Supreme Court
Guantanamo detainee may face trial in U.S.
Administration officials Friday indicated a second Guantanamo Bay detainee may be brought to the United States for a criminal trial, but cautioned no final decision has been made. Justice Department officials said they continue to review the case of Afghan detainee Mohammed Jawad, who has been held at the Guantanamo facility for more than six years. “The attorney general has now directed that (Justice) Department prosecutors expedite their review of his case so the department can decide whether evidence exists to support a criminal case in federal court
Movie Review: In ‘The Ugly Truth,’ Katherine Heigl Gets Mocked Up
Was Hollywood wrong in putting its money on Katherine Heigl to be the next Julia Roberts? Heigl, a large, pretty actress of farm-girl robustness and pale orange skin and hair tones, had emerged from the cast of Grey’s Anatomy to serve as Seth Rogen’s femme foil in the surprise hit Knocked Up, then scored on her own as the perpetual bridesmaid in 27 Dresses. More than Reese Witherspoon and Kate Hudson, her prime rivals among early-30s contenders for the Roberts ring, Heigl radiated a pensive solidity that, if properly exploited, could have spurred the return of a warmer, less dizzy brand of romantic comedy
China cites ‘conclusive evidence’ in Rio Tinto case
China has "conclusive evidence" that four employees of the world’s second-largest mining company were stealing Chinese state secrets, the country’s foreign ministry said. Four employees of Rio Tinto — one Australian and three Chinese — have been arrested on suspicion of espionage and stealing state secrets. Australian Stern Hu is the general manager of Rio Tinto’s Shanghai office, where all the employees work.