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  • More than 200 killed in school shootout

    09/03/2004 3:31:12 PM PDT · by Dr. Frank fan · 18 replies · 944+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri 3 September, 2004 | Richard Ayton and Oliver Bullough
    BESLAN, Russia (Reuters) - More than 200 people -- dozens of them children -- have been killed and hundreds wounded in a bloody schoolyard battle that Russian troops blamed on Chechen hostage-takers. Terrified children, some naked and others with bloodied faces, ran screaming for safety on Friday after a 53-hour ordeal at the hands of gunmen with bombs strapped to their waists. [...]
  • Cheney Had No New Data on Saddam, Al Qaeda-Panel

    07/06/2004 6:56:27 PM PDT · by Dr. Frank fan · 15 replies · 620+ views
    Reuters ^ | 7/6/2004 | David Morgan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Sept. 11 commission, which reported no evidence of collaborative links between Iraq (news - web sites) and al Qaeda, said on Tuesday that Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) had no more information than commission investigators to support his later assertions to the contrary. The 10-member bipartisan panel investigating the 2001 attacks on New York and Washington said it reached its conclusion after reviewing available transcripts of Cheney's public remarks on the subject. The vice president has asserted long-standing links between the former Iraqi president and Osama Bin Laden's Islamist militant network. "The 9-11...
  • Baseball team upset over hats-for-baseballs exchange

    05/04/2000 11:27:52 PM PDT · by Dr. Frank fan · 33+ views
    Yahoo sports ^ | 5/5/2000
    Baseball team upset over hats-for-baseballs exchange with president May 5, 2000 DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- When the Quad City River Bandits provided some baseball caps for President Clinton, they expected something in return. They say they haven't gotten it. River Bandits general manager Tim Bawmann said a White House representative contacted the Midwest League club earlier this week, seeking 60 River Bandits caps for members of the entourage accompanying Clinton to Davenport on Wednesday. The caps were handed over, with a request for one dozen baseballs autographed by the president, or an autographed photo of Clinton wearing the red-and-black ...
  • Vet lied about role in napalm attack [1997]

    04/28/2000 3:27:45 PM PDT · by Dr. Frank fan · 190+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 12/18/97
    Copyright © 1997 The Seattle Times Company Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997 Vet lied about role in napalm attack by Tom Bowman Baltimore Sun WASHINGTON - She is a grim icon of the Vietnam War: a 9-year-old girl running down a village road, napalm scorching all but her scream, her agony portrayed on the front pages of the world's newspapers. At a Veteran's Day ceremony last year in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kim Phuc said in halting English that if she ever met the pilot who dropped the bomb she would urge him to join her in working for ...