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Dubai's traffic cops are getting Google Glasses

The Dubai police are hoping Google Glass will give them a leg up on traffic violators and criminals. In Turkey, though, a government official is being comforted after injuring his leg kicking a protester. And the CIA says it won't mix vaccine campaigns with its covert ops. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.


In first Guantanamo trial, the two sides paint two portraits of Salim Hamdan

The first American war crimes tribunal since World War II is taking place in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. On trial is Osama bin Laden's driver, Salim Ahmed Hamdan. Defense lawyers say the poor Yemeni took the job only for its $200-a-month salary, but prosecutors say Hamdan was a willing recruit, aiding al-Qaida in its militancy efforts. Guest: Carol Williams, L.A. Times legal affairs writer, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

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Salim Hamdan's interrogation video shown at Guantanamo trial

The Hamdan trial continues in Guantanamo Bay. Yesterday, U.S. Military prosecutors played an interrogation video of former Osama bin Laden driver Salim Hamdan in which he denied any connections to al-Qaeda. Hamdan asked to leave the courtroom as video playback began. Guest: Alan Gomez, USA Today, is covering the Hamdan trial in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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A day at the movies at Guantanamo Bay's Hamdan trial

The Hamdan trial continues in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Yesterday, prosecutors in the trial of Osama bin Laden's driver, Salim Hamdan, unveiled a graphic video of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and other al-Qaida operations, created for the Office of Military Commissions, entitled 'The al-Qaida Plan.'