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Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Defense Department announced Monday the transfer of two Guantanamo detainees to Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number of inmates remaining at the U.S. prison in Cuba to 160.

After a “comprehensive review” of their cases, Saad Muhammad Husayn Qahtani and Hamood Abdulla Hamood were “designated for transfer by consensus of the six departments and agencies comprising the task force.”

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Amy Coney Barrett

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Donald Trump will select U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court pick Saturday, multiple news outlets confirmed with White House officials on Friday — and the outlook couldn't be more bleak for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, immigration, and the future of health care in the United States.

According to the New York Times, Trump "will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day."

"The president met with Judge Barrett at the White House this week and came away impressed with a jurist that leading conservatives told him would be a female Antonin Scalia," the Times reported.

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