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    US military wants to renovate Guantanamo

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    US President Barack Obama famously promised five years ago to close the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But now, the controversial prison may receive renovations funds - with less than a quarter of the requested $200 million to go towards housing for detainees. A large sum, meanwhile, would be used for new barracks for US troops. Al Jazeera's Rosalind Jordan reports.