Unseal targeted-killing memo, judges order

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 5:03 a.m.

NEW YORK — A federal appeals panel in Manhattan ordered the release Monday of key portions of a classified Justice Department memorandum that provided the legal justification for the targeted killing of a U.S. citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, who had joined al-Qaida and died in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen.

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