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Overworked Public Defenders File Grievance

Inundated with too many cases, public defenders in parts of Minnesota have a filed a grievance with their boss. The public defenders claim they are overworked, cannot take anymore cases, and cannot do their jobs properly because of the workload.…

CIA official who said waterboarding was successful retracts his claim

A former CIA official who previously said waterboarding was an effective means of interrogation, and referred to a specific incident regarding an Al Qaeda operative, now admits he has no firsthand knowledge of the technique or its effectiveness. In 2007,…