WASHINGTON (AP) — An upcoming session of the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals has been postponed amid defense complaints that a Pentagon computer failure and mishandled emails may have compromised their work.
A military judge on Thursday postponed until June a hearing scheduled for next week. It's for a prisoner accused of plotting the deadly al-Qaida attack on the USS Cole and his lawyers raised the alleged breach.
The chief defense counsel for the military tribunals at the U.S. base in Cuba, meanwhile, has ordered defense lawyers to stop using the Department of Defense email system for legal matters until security issues are resolved.
Lawyers say a server failure resulted in at least the temporary loss of thousands of pages of documents and that many of their emails were improperly turned over to prosecutors.
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Sub-freezing temperatures and an approaching upper level disturbance could combine to produce some patchy freezing drizzle or sleet Saturday and early Sunday morning.
Investigators are still trying to figure out who murdered an Austin teacher in Benghazi on Thursday.
Back in June, Governor Rick Perry signed a new law officially letting teachers and students use greetings such as "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hannukah" in school, all without getting in any trouble.
The Round Rock-based computer giant, Dell Inc., is offering some workers voluntary buyouts as it seeks to trim costs and boost productivity.
The Austin Humane Society reopened to the public Friday after closing its doors for six weeks.
Sub-freezing temperatures will continue across much of Central Texas all day Saturday. A second disturbance associated with the winter storm that slammed Texas Thursday and Friday could lead to more freezing precipitation Saturday and …