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An al-Qaeda suspect is to become the first Guantanamo inmate to stand trial in a US civilian court, reports say.
Ahmed Ghailani will be sent to New York to face charges over the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa, the White House is expected to announce.
The news comes as the US Senate voted against funding President Obama's plans to close down Guantanamo Bay detention centre and transfer its 240 detainees.