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Feds confirm jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, …

This Basin City woman says ICE arrested her mom to get to her brother

A Basin City woman claims U.S. immigration officers detained her Wednesday to use her as a bargaining chip to get her son to surrender himself.

U.S. judge orders immediate release of detained Brazilian boy

A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the immediate release from detention of a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018

Detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter, U.S. says

He was an unruly college student in Louisiana where he mixed booze and gambling with classes on electrical engineering. A decade later, he was guarding an Islamic State oil field …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017

Britain’s top diplomat raises detainee’s case in Iran talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson raised the case of a detained dual national on Sunday when he met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a two-day trip to Tehran.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017

Case of suspected American ISIS fighter captured in Syria vexes U.S.

Justice Department officials don’t believe they have enough evidence to bring charges against an American citizen and suspected member of the Islamic State who was captured in Syria last month, …

University of Montana student detained in China after dispute with cabbie

Police in central China have arrested an American college student on charges of intentional injury following an altercation with a taxi driver, according to the student’s mother and a family …

Scholar defends Chinese-American researcher jailed in Iran

A Chinese-American graduate student sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for allegedly “infiltrating” the country and sending confidential material abroad is innocent of all charges against him, his …

Former Guantanamo detainee’s whereabouts unclear; South American airlines issues alert

A South American airline is asking its employees to be on the lookout for a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was resettled in Uruguay after being freed by U.S. authorities.