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  • Osama bin Laden's body buried at sea

    05/02/2011 1:43:47 AM PDT · by Jim 726 · 70 replies
    (CBS/AP) Osama bin Laden, the long-time figurehead of the al Qaeda terrorist network, has been buried at sea after being killed in a U.S. raid in Pakistan. U.S. officials told CBS News that bin Laden's body would be handled in accordance with Muslim traditions, which include strict rules on burial taking place within 24 hours after death.
  • Man jumps from sinking boat, caught in propeller

    06/06/2010 11:28:13 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies · 526+ views
    nwfdailynews.com ^ | June 5, 2010 | Jeff Barker
    A man sustained “severe” chest damage and an “amputated digit” after he jumped from his boat and got tangled up in the propeller Saturday, according to Okaloosa Island Fire Capt. Mike Howard. The man’s boat started sinking and he jumped, suffering severe injuries to his chest, left arm and left side, Howard said. A Coast Guard boat picked him up at an unknown point in the water and brought him to the Coast Guard station on Okaloosa Island.
  • 30 Taliban Reported Drowned As NATO Sinks Boat (Again)

    06/06/2007 5:50:35 AM PDT · by RDTF · 68 replies · 2,114+ views
    NY Times ^ | June 6, 2007 | ABDUL WAHEED WAFA
    KABUL, Afghanistan, June 5 — The Afghan Defense Ministry said Tuesday that a boat full of fleeing Taliban fighters had been fired upon by NATO helicopters and sunk in the Helmand River, in southern Afghanistan. All on board, between 20 and 30 guerrillas, drowned, said Gen. Zaher Azimi, a ministry spokesman. It was the second sinking on the river reported in recent days. Another boat, carrying about 60 people, sank Saturday in the same area, although there were conflicting reports as to whether those aboard had been civilians or Taliban fighters. General Azimi said that in Tuesday’s episode, NATO helicopters...
  • Tape Shows Man Fell Overboard From Cruise

    05/17/2006 8:24:01 PM PDT · by beezdotcom · 65 replies · 2,752+ views
    Breitbart.Com (via Drudge) ^ | 17 May 2006 | Jennifer Kay
    MIAMI A passenger reported missing on a cruise to the Bahamas fell overboard after a night of heavy drinking with friends, authorities said Wednesday as Coast Guard crews suspended their search for the man. Friends of Daniel DiPiero, 21, of Canfield, Ohio, last saw him on the Mariner of the Seas around midnight Sunday, Petty Officer Dana Warr said. About two hours later, shipboard security cameras show DiPiero falling overboard from a rail near the front of the ship, investigators said. He was reported missing Monday morning when his friends realized he had not slept in the cabin they shared....
  • Aruban Leader Asks Navy to Help Find Girl

    07/08/2005 10:52:00 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies · 897+ views
    phillyburbs.com ^ | 07/08/05 | JEFFREY McMURRAY
    WASHINGTON - A Navy dive team that checked the waters off Iraq for explosives before the American invasion could be used in the search for a missing Alabama girl in Aruba, the country's prime minister says. Prime Minister Nelson Oduber made the request in a letter to Sen. Richard Shelby in response to the Alabama Republican's suggestion that Aruba give the FBI more authority in the search for Natalee Holloway. In his letter, Oduber says he was made aware of the unit - known as Naval Special Clearing Team One - by a Texas dive team that has been helping...
  • Aruba Authorities Detail Murder Suspicions(Cops believe Aruba boys behind Holloway's demise)

    06/24/2005 3:21:59 PM PDT · by rawhide · 356 replies · 8,364+ views
    Foxs News ^ | 06-24-05 | Fox News
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba — For the first time, Aruban authorities on Friday detailed their suspicions in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway (search), saying they believe the Alabama teen was murdered. Joran van der Sloot (search) and his friends Deepak and Satish Kalpoe are being held under suspicion of murder and kidnapping as well as being an accessory to murder.
  • Conan’s Triumph

    02/15/2004 9:15:19 PM PST · by quidnunc · 26 replies · 599+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | February16, 2004 | Colby Cosh
    Edmonton – The Spectatorians have asked me to comment on the outcry against Conan O'Brien here in Canada, and while I wouldn't dream of defending the phony indignation of a handful of socialists, kleptocrats, and race-baiters, there is a genuine cultural issue here. The people who are stamping their feet over the antics of a hand puppet are, I think, genuinely confused as well as politically opportunistic. There is no cultural referent here, you see, for the thing Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is actually parodying, which is the tradition of the insult comic. Canada lived in a British universe,...
  • Mark Steyn: Puppet Regime (Ask a Washed-Up Canadian)

    02/15/2004 8:33:46 PM PST · by quidnunc · 8 replies · 340+ views
    SteynOnline ^ | February 15, 2004 | Mark Steyn
    -snip- Putting The Spectator to one side (which is always a good idea in this Gilliganista phase), these are certainly strange times in Trudeaupia. The country has chosen to go to war with a puppet — Triumph The Insult Dog. As his name might have forewarned, Triumph has insulted Canada. Nothing unusual about that. He insults people for a living. What’s unique in this case is that both Federal and provincial levels of government paid for him and his master, Conan O’Brien, to come to Canada to insult us; they put him up in the best kennel at the Chateau...