Looking into Rumsfeld’s ‘knowns’ in new documentary

Though the “The Unknown Known” tries to compose a meaningful portrait of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld through an interview between him and director Errol Morris, the documentary unfolds at Rumsfeld’s leisure. In the film, Rumsfeld claims to be a simple and virtuous man whose amazing career merely
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Yoo gains immunity from lawsuits for torture memos

A federal appeals court Wednesday threw out convicted terrorist Jose Padilla’s lawsuit accusing UC Berkeley law professor John Yoo of authorizing illegal interrogation methods. In a unanimous decision, three justices of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Yoo, a former deputy assistant attorney general, is protected from
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