ABC Exclusive: Marine Sergeant Comes Forward to Report Abuse at Guantanamo Bay

GUANTANAMO

Exclusive: Marine Sergeant Comes Forward to Report Abuse at Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon says it is fully cooperating with a brand new investigation into allegations of prisoner abuse at Guantanamo Bay. (ABC News)

Southern Command Told to Investigate Abuse Allegations at Guantanamo

The U.S. Southern Command has been told to investigate possible abuse at the Guantanamo Bay prison after a Marine officer said she overheard guards boasting about abusing detainees, the Pentagon's Inspector General's office said Friday. (AP)

Red Cross Confirms Meeting With 14 Senior Al Qaeda Suspects

The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed Friday it had visited 14 senior Al Qaeda operatives at Guantanamo, including the suspected mastermind of the September 11, 2001 terroist attacks. (DPA)

THE LONDON PLOT

London Airplane Bomb Plotters Used eBay to Raise Funds, Built Detonators Inside AA Batteries

The British terror cell that allegedly plotted to blow up flights from London to the U.S. helped finance the operation by buying and selling items on eBay, according to an intelligence report obtained by ABC News. (ABC News)

NORTH KOREA

Movement to Sanction North Korea Gets Backing

China and South Korea have agreed to support "appropriate sanctions" against North Korea, a senior South Korean official said here Friday as the United Nations moved closer to approving measures that would punish Pyongyang for conducting what it said was a nuclear test. (International Herald Tribune)

Pyongyang Warns Tokyo on Sanctions

North Korea will take strong measures against Japan if it goes ahead with new sanctions in response to the nuclear test Pyongyang said it carried out Monday, according to a senior North Korean diplomat. (Japan Times)

US Softens Draft Resolution Against N. Korea

The United States circulated a draft resolution on North Korea at the UN Security Council that softens language on cargo inspection and financial sanctions in a move aimed at addressing Russian and Chinese opposition. (Dawn)

IRAQ NEWS

Britian's Top Soldier tries to Calm Storm after Iraq Pullout Comments

Britain's army chief General Sir Richard Dannatt has insisted that British troops will remain in Iraq "until the job is done," backing down from his previous call for them to withdraw soon. (AFP)

U.K. Army Chief Says Troops Should Leave Iraq

Britain's army chief said his troops should be withdrawn from Iraq soon as their presence was making security worse, in bluntly worded comments seized upon by opponents of the U.S.-led invasion three years ago. (Reuters)

Coroner: U.S. Killed British TV Reporter

A coroner ruled Friday that U.S. forces unlawfully killed a British television journalist in the opening days of the Iraq war. (AP)

15 Killed in Attacks Across Iraq

At least 15 people were killed in attacks Friday around Iraq, including the commander of a battalion of special Interior Ministry police and six women and two girls who were shot south of Baghdad. (AP)

Police Find 14 Bodies in Orchard Near Baghdad

The bodies of 14 construction workers, their throats slit and their hands and legs bound, were found in a rural area near Baghdad, police said on Friday. (Reuters)

Al QAEDA

Fingering Danny Pearl's Killer

U.S. officials are now convinced it was Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of 9/11, who murdered the Wall Street Journal reporter. (Time)

Bin Laden Urged to Disown Iraq's Qaeda Chief: TV

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