Plea for Khadr?

A US military judge postponed on Oct. 14 the war crimes trial of Canadian Omar Khadr, while his lawyers tried to reach a deal for him to plead guilty in exchange for leniency, Reuters reported. The Pentagon announced that the trial will resume on Oct. 25. A plea deal would end the highly criticized trial. Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon's office has emphatically denied that Canadian officials are negotiating with American counterparts a way to have Mr. Khadr serve his time in Canada if he pleads guilty.

Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2010 12:00 am EDT

A US military judge postponed on Oct. 14 the war crimes trial of Canadian Omar Khadr, while his lawyers tried to reach a deal for him to plead guilty in exchange for leniency, Reuters reported. The Pentagon announced that the trial will resume on Oct. 25. A plea deal would end the highly criticized trial. Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon's office has emphatically denied that Canadian officials are negotiating with American counterparts a way to have Mr. Khadr serve his time in Canada if he pleads guilty.

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