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  • MSNBC Reports Hillary Considering 2004

    08/28/2003 12:13:59 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 409 replies · 719+ views
    MSNBC | 8/28/03
    MSNBC had an item on NEW rumblings about HRC running in 2004.. It was in conjunction with more on Wes Clark also getting serious about a run..Mentioned something about a 'high level mtg' that the OTHER Dem candidates were informed of.... Ickes has formed a 'soft money group' which could benefit HRC, and, again, some high level mtg about the possibility of her running. ..Nachman and Bill Press will be discussing this SOON on msnbc...tune in NOW.
  • Racketeering Suit Brought Alleging Church Cover-Up of Abuse

    03/22/2002 12:25:16 PM PST · by Merovingian · 15 replies · 191+ views
    AP ^ | 3/22/2002 | Jim Salter
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A man who says he was molested at a seminary in the 1980s filed suit in federal court Friday, accusing U.S. bishops of conspiracy to cover up abuse. The suit was filed in Hannibal, Mo., site of St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary. It names former West Palm Beach, Fla., Bishop Anthony O'Connell, a longtime rector at St. Thomas, along with the dioceses where he worked: Jefferson City, Mo.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and West Palm Beach. The lawsuit also names all U.S. bishops, alleging a conspiracy to keep abuse claims secret, often through hushed financial settlements with victims. It...
  • INS ALERT 4 Pakistanis at large in Norfolk VA area

    03/22/2002 11:29:23 AM PST · by Merovingian · 120 replies · 1,057+ views
    4 Pakistanis are somewhere at large in the country and being sought by the INS. The four were on the ship PROGRESSO, INS inspector granted them shore leave in Norfolk VA in error...One is on the terrorist list..
  • Bomb Threat at Atlanta Airport

    02/08/2002 4:47:17 AM PST · by Merovingian · 76 replies · 198+ views
    FOX News
    Bomb threat against a Delta airlines plane at the Hartsfeld Atlanta airport....
  • Nuclear Power Plant Threat

    01/09/2002 4:34:39 AM PST · by Merovingian · 14 replies · 2+ views
    MSNBC | 1/9/2002
    MSNBC reporting two law enforcement officers overcome by chemical vapor fumes upon arrival at the scene of home of disgruntles employee.Former employee at the Saint Onofre nuclear power plant in So California under arrest, had threatened to kill many. Had a cache of more than 200 weapons, including illegal.
  • Photopoint Offline All Day~What Gives?

    12/14/2001 1:13:18 PM PST · by Merovingian · 99 replies · 1,673+ views
    Self | 12/14/01 | Self
    Photopoint has been nonfunctional all day. Hope this is not a repeat of the fiasco last Summer. Anyone with information?
  • Hillary Clinton's Brother Testifies

    11/26/2001 2:04:52 PM PST · by Merovingian · 12 replies · 145+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | 11/26/2001
    Hillary Clinton's Brother Testifies Monday November 26, 2001 10:00 PM FACTORYVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Tony Rodham, the brother of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, testified Monday that he may have smoked marijuana with a man who allegedly assaulted him hours later. ``I might have, but I don't recall,'' Rodham said. He testified at a hearing for Daniel Coyne, 45, who is charged with assault, burglary and trespassing for an Aug. 19 incident at the Rodham family's cottage in Lake Winola, about 115 miles north of Philadelphia. He was ordered to stand trial after the hearing. Coyne has told police he climbed ...
  • NTSB News Conference

    11/12/2001 9:26:15 AM PST · by Merovingian · 171 replies · 263+ views
    NTSB News Conference beginning......
  • Abc Suspends Reporter For Remarks

    10/25/2001 10:12:11 AM PDT · by Merovingian · 18 replies · 2+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 10/25/2001
    NEW YORK (AP) - ABC News has suspended news correspondent Carole Simpson for two weeks with pay after she spread false information about an anthrax investigation while speaking at a luncheon. Appearing before the International Women's Media Foundation in New York on Oct. 16, Simpson said colleague Cokie Roberts had received a suspicious letter from Trenton, N.J., USA Today reported Thursday. Trenton is the suspected origin of suspicious letters sent to media organizations and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle. In fact, although ABC was investigating a suspicious letter in its Washington bureau, it did not originate from Trenton. The letter ...
  • Latest Possible Anthrax Case Towson MD

    10/23/2001 2:55:08 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 49 replies · 177+ views
    News 4 Washington | 10/23/2001 | Self
    Just announced on NBC 4 TV DC: Latest possible anthrax case has been admitted to GBMC {Greater Baltimore Medical Center} in Towson MD. No other details have been released. This in addition to the 2 people admitted to Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD. last night, one male and one female.....stable condition, both connected to the Brentwood Postal facility.
  • Anthrax Summary to Date

    10/22/2001 7:01:02 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 18 replies · 371+ views
    ProMed | 10/22/2001
    CONTRACTED INHALATION ANTHRAX: -- [Male] 63, photo editor, the Sun, American Media Inc., Boca Raton, Florida. Died 5 Oct 2001 -- [Male] 73, mail room worker at American Media Inc., Boca Raton, Florida; remains hospitalized. --  [Male] 57, Washington DC postal worker. Hospitalized in serious but stable condition in northern Virginia. -- Second Washington DC postal worker. Hospitalized in Virginia. In addition, tests are under way on 2 other Washington DC postal workers who died of symptoms consistent with anthrax. CONTRACTED SKIN ANTHRAX: New York ------------ --  [Female] 38, assistant to NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, New York; treated with antibiotics. ...
  • Bio firms'fortunes revived by panic

    10/22/2001 2:18:14 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 1 replies · 161+ views
    Independent ^ | 10/23/2001 | Stephen Foley
    Bio firms' fortunes revived by panic War on terrorism: Vaccine By Stephen Foley 23 October 2001 The value of a tiny Cambridge company with a contract to provide America with smallpox vaccine has doubled in the past fortnight. Last year Acambis won a contract for 40 million doses from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but that is likely to be dwarfed now the CDC is talking about preparing a dose for every US citizen. Scientists have gone into overdrive to develop the vaccine in its hi-tech laboratories in Cambridge and the Massachusetts town of the same name. ...
  • 47 Year Old Male Died of Anthrax

    10/22/2001 12:47:23 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 78 replies · 228+ views
    FOX News | 10/22/2001
    47 year old male who went to the Southern Maryland Hospital and died 6 hours later did die of Anthrax...preliminary tests now show.
  • Thirty Journalists Reported To Be Held Hostage By Afghans

    10/22/2001 8:28:55 AM PDT · by Merovingian · 96 replies · 107+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | 10/22/2001
    Thirty foreign journalists are reportedly being held hostage by Afghan tribesmen. Reports say they entered the country and crossed over to Taliban lines where they were captured north of Kabul. The group is believed to include British reporters. The unconfirmed report comes from the Pakistan Observer. The Foreign Office says it has no reports of any British nationals missing in Afghanistan. The group secretly entered Afghanistan from Uzbekistan to cover the military action by the US, the paper says. It says they were captured by the tribesmen at Ostana village. It says the journalists are from India, US, Britain, Germany, ...
  • U.S. claims intelligence coup

    10/20/2001 5:46:47 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 26 replies · 2+ views
    Excite ^ | 10/21/2001 | Brian Williams and Sayed Salahuddin
    By Brian Williams and Sayed Salahuddin WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) -The United States has claimed an intelligence coup from its first use of ground troops in Afghanistan, including a clandestine night raid on a home of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar. The raid by about 100 elite U.S. Rangers and special forces was on Afghanistan's second largest city of Kandahar, once stronghold of the fundamentalist Taliban who are accused of sheltering Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network, chief suspects in the September 11 suicide attacks on New York and Washington. There was no let up in an anthrax scare sweeping the ...
  • Big EU powers begin talks on Afghanistan

    10/19/2001 6:53:44 AM PDT · by Merovingian · 1 replies · 5+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/19/2001
    Big EU powers begin talks on Afghanistan 19/10/01 14:18 GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) - The leaders of Britain, France and Germany are meeting today to discuss the military strikes on Afghanistan before a full summit of European Union leaders. The private talks on Friday among the EU's three biggest powers have irritated European Commission President Romano Prodi and leaders of some other member states who see the separate meeting as damaging to EU unity. British Prime Minister Tony Blair, French President Jacques Chirac and Prime Minister Lionel Jospin and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder were expected to discuss military cooperation in the ...
  • Anthrax Letter Found in Kenya

    10/18/2001 7:06:33 AM PDT · by Merovingian · 5 replies · 142+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | 10/18/2001
    Anthrax Letter Found In Kenya Thursday October 18, 2001 2:30 PM NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - White powder in a letter mailed from Atlanta to a Kenyan has tested positive for anthrax spores, the health minister said Thursday, apparently the first case of tainted mail outside the United States since the Sept. 11 attacks. Health Minister Sam Ongeri told a news conference that the unidentified recipient, a doctor who lives in Nairobi, and four family members ``may have come into contact'' with the spores and were being tested, but they are ``not in danger.'' The powder was undergoing further tests at ...
  • Backwoods militias suspected of being behind biowar threat

    10/16/2001 6:50:42 AM PDT · by Merovingian · 43 replies · 462+ views
  • Backwoods militias suspected of being behind biowar threat

    10/15/2001 5:44:48 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 247 replies · 1,708+ views
    The Hearald UK ^ | )ctober 16, 2001 | Ian Bruce
    Backwoods militias suspected of being behind biowar threat IAN BRUCE THE FBI's domestic terrorism unit is investigating the possible role of illegal militia groups in the spate of anthrax outbreaks in Florida and New York. Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma bomber who killed 168 people when he blew up a federal building in 1995, was a supporter of one such group, the National Alliance. Others have threatened to use biological weapons, including anthrax, botulism, and ricin, in their struggle against what they see as a global conspiracy between the US administration and the United Nations to disarm and enslave them. Every ...
  • Canterbury Anthrax Scare

    10/14/2001 4:24:43 PM PDT · by Merovingian · 8 replies · 212+ views
    SKY News ^ | October 15, 2001
    Canterbury Cathedral was evacuated on Sunday after a feared anthrax attack.A man of Arab appearance was seen dropping white powder in one of the cathedral chapels, sparking an evacuation and the closure of the catheral. Firefighters wearing chemical protection suits cleaned up the powder. Police say the cathedral - the spiritual home of the Church of England - will remain closed until lab tests confirmed the substance is not harmful.InvestigationA police spokeswoman said: "The man was spotted but no citizen's arrest was made. When police arrived he could not be found. We are actively searching for him."We do not want ...