WASHINGTON, Feb 6- Seven years after the United States banned waterboarding as an interrogation tactic, two Republican presidential candidates said on Saturday they would revive its use and one of them, billionaire businessman Donald Trump, would go even further. Waterboarding- the practice of pouring water over someone's face to mimic drowning as an...» Read More
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