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Obama said to eye DC trial for Gitmo detainee tied to bin Laden, Bali bombing

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is considering a trial in Washington for one of the most notorious Guantanamo Bay terrorism suspects.

Officials tell The Associated Press that Hambali, an Indonesian linked to Osama bin Laden, is one of several detainees being considered for Washington trials. Others are being considered for New York City. Hambali is the suspected mastermind of a 2002 Bali nightclub bombing that killed 202 people.

Security discussions are already under way for a case that could unfold at the foot of Capitol Hill.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private planning meetings.

Attorney General Eric Holder's spokesman says no decision has been made.


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