Court orders US to release legal justification for using drones to kill US citizens overseas

  • by: LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 21, 2014 - 11:20 AM

NEW YORK — The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

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