News from The Associated Press

Americans have been killed by prisoners released from the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a senior Defense Department official told lawmakers Wednesday, triggering sharp criticism from Republicans opposed to shuttering the facility in the wake of deadly attacks by the Islamic State group in Brussels and Paris.Paul Lewis, the Pentagons special envoy for Guantanamo detention closure, declined to provide the GOP-led House Foreign Affairs Committee with details.

Source: News from The Associated Press