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Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman for resettlement, U.S. Secretary of State Ash Carter said Thursday.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Fewer than 100 Guantanamo prisoners left as 10 leave to Oman

MIAMI — Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay,…

 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the U.S. Strategy for Syria and Iraq and its Implications for the Region.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

US sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force…

 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Defense secretary says US is retooling fight against IS

WASHINGTON — Signaling a possible escalation of U.S. military action in the…

 

In this July 7, 2015 photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

Pentagon announces plan aimed at lifting transgender ban

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Pentagon's current regulations banning…

In this July 7, 2015 photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)