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  • Missile fiend hero-worshipped Bin Laden

    08/13/2003 9:02:21 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 5 replies · 398+ views
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | 08/14/03 | BRIAN FLYNN and NICK PARKER
    Nicked ... emotionless Lakhani arrives at court THE British arms dealer seized over a US terror plot hero-worshipped Osama Bin Laden.Hemant Lakhani, 68, tried to supply missiles for a blitz on the scale of the September 11 attacks.He spoke of a bid to shoot down a plane on the anniversary of 9/11.Lakhani hated the US and was hell-bent on killing Americans, prosecutors said last night.The arms dealer believed terror leader Osama Bin Laden “did something right and set the Americans straight” when he orchestrated the September 11 attacks.And he was ready to help extremists unleash a new wave of terror....
  • Air Force One safe after aborted landing

    09/09/2003 9:33:43 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 13 replies · 374+ views
    <p>JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — President Bush's plane aborted its initial landing attempt here when a car in his awaiting motorcade crossed the runway, but landed safely on its second attempt.</p> <p>The lead car of the president's motorcade crossed the tarmac to get in place before Bush's arrival on Air Force One at Jacksonville Naval Air Station around 11:30 a.m., EDT White House press secretary Scott McClellan said. Air traffic controllers, however, were not aware that the car would be on the runway, he said.</p>