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  • Suspect 'executed' sergeant, LA County sheriff says

    10/08/2016 11:31:24 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Press Enterprise ^ | 10/6/16 | Wes Woods
    Authorities called the death of Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Steve Owen a “calculated execution.” Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell described the death in detail. “Sgt. Owen approached the suspect in response to a burglary call,” McDonnell said as large photos of Owen were behind him. “The suspect immediately shot Sgt. Owen. He then stood over and executed Sgt. Owen by firing four additional rounds in his body.” Before the news conference began at 4 p.m., authorities identified the man accused of killing Owen as Trenton Trevon Lovell, of Lancaster. Owen was shot and killed Wednesday after he responded...
  • Iran says it executed nuclear scientist for spying for US

    08/07/2016 6:19:18 AM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 20 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | August 7, 2016, 3:16 pm | AFP and Times of Israel staff
    Iran has executed a nuclear scientist convicted of handing over “confidential and vital” information to the United States, a judicial spokesman said on Sunday, confirming claims made by the man’s family over the weekend.
  • Cotton: Clinton discussed executed Iranian scientist on email

    08/07/2016 10:08:48 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 129 replies
    Hillary Clinton recklessly discussed, in emails hosted on her private server, an Iranian nuclear scientist who was executed by Iran for treason, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Sunday. "I'm not going to comment on what he may or may not have done for the United States government, but in the emails that were on Hillary Clinton's private server, there were conversations among her senior advisors about this gentleman," he said on "Face the Nation." Cotton was speaking about Shahram Amiri, who gave information to the U.S. about Iran's nuclear program.
  • Child Terrorist Abbas Claims was 'Executed' in Stable Condition

    10/15/2015 3:58:05 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/10/15 | Ido Ben Porat
    Deputy Director of Hadassah Medical Center, Dr. Asher Salmon, reported Thursday on the medical condition of the 13-year-old Arab who critically injured two Israelis in the Pisgat Ze'ev stabbing attack on Monday. "He is hospitalized in moderate to light condition in one of our departments and is being well cared for medically. I believe we will be able to release him in the coming days," Dr. Salmon said. Photos The update on the young terrorist's condition comes after Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas claimed on Wednesday night that Israel had "executed" him. Israel "executed the child Ahmed Mansara in cold...
  • Islamic State Throws Men Off Building for ‘Being Gay’

    01/20/2015 8:26:50 AM PST · by lbryce · 52 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 18, 2015 | Staff
    A man accused of homosexuality is led to the edge of a tall building by Islamic State fighters before being hurled down to his death (screen capture) An Islamic State fighter reads the charges against two alleged thieves as they are seen crucified in the background (screen capture) A woman in a niqab is led by Islamic State members to her stoning after being found guilty of infidelity (screen capture) Islamic State has published disturbing pictures of what it says are the executions of two homosexual men in Iraq — shown being thrown off a high-rise rooftop to their deaths....
  • North Korean student and son of executed Kim Jong-un uncle’s aide on run from Pyongyang agents in Fr

    12/31/2014 9:05:44 PM PST · by Rabin · 12 replies
    Henry Samuel, The Telegraph ^ | December 31, 2014 9:36 PM ET | Chong Dyn
    Kim Jong-un says North Korea is 'Open' to highest-level talks with South.
  • CNN Guest on Brooklyn Cop Shooting: ‘Al Sharpton Got What He Wanted’

    12/20/2014 4:35:29 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 105 replies ^ | Dec 20,2014 | John Feldman
    CNN Guest on Brooklyn Cop Shooting: ‘Al Sharpton Got What He Wanted’ by Josh Feldman | 5:30 pm, December 20th, 2014 video 397 No information is yet known about the motivations of the man who fatally shot two NYPD officers today, but that hasn’t stopped people from already drawing conclusions, most noticeably connecting this gunning-down of two officers to recent anti-police sentiment in New York. Retired NYPD detective Harry Houck wasted no time in blaming those protests and the people behind them for what happened today. He said the demonstrations have “all be predicated on lies,” and even went so...
  • Missouri executes convicted killer Paul Goodwin

    12/10/2014 9:42:44 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Fox2Now ^ | December 10, 2014 | Harold Geiger,
    BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) A Missouri inmate has been executed for beating a 63-year-old woman to death with a hammer in 1998. Paul Goodwin was put to death early Wednesday, the 10th man executed in Missouri in 2014. That breaks the state’s previous high of nine executions in 1999 and matches Texas for the most in the U.S. this year. Goodwin sexually assaulted Joan Crotts in St. Louis County, pushed her down a flight of stairs and beat her in the head with a hammer. Goodwin was a former neighbor who felt Crotts played a role in getting him kicked...
  • Gosnell: The Movie Hollywood Won't Make, But You Can

    05/05/2014 11:53:40 AM PDT · by kindred · 7 replies
    CNS ^ | 05-02-14 | Michelle Malkin
    Hannibal Lecter. Freddy Kreuger. Jason Voorhees. Charles Manson. Jeffrey Dahmer. Ted Bundy. Hollywood loves a homicidal monster. But what happens when an evil being exposes the monstrosities of malign government neglect and deadly ideology? Crickets. Tinseltown couldn't conjure a bigger nightmare than true-life Philadelphia serial killer Kermit Gosnell. He preyed on hundreds of poor minority women. He systematically executed hundreds of healthy, living, breathing, squirming, viable babies by stabbing them in their necks and severing spinal cords with scissors and knives. This twisted murderer kept baby feet in specimen jars, which he crammed into the grisly refrigerators of his filthy...
  • Arizona jury to consider again death penalty for Jodi Arias in September

    03/17/2014 6:33:14 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 44 replies
    MSN News ^ | March 17 2014 | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge on Monday set a September court date to try again to determine whether convicted murderer Jodi Arias will be put to death for killing her ex-boyfriend nearly six years ago, court officials said. Arias was convicted by a jury in May 2013 of murdering Travis Alexander, whose body was found slumped in the shower of his suburban Phoenix home in June 2008. He had been stabbed multiple times, shot in the face and had his throat slashed. But the jury deadlocked on whether the former California waitress should be executed or face life in...
  • ‘I feel my whole body burning,’ says Oklahoma death row inmate during execution

    01/10/2014 7:39:55 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 136 replies ^ | Jan 10, 2014
    ‘I feel my whole body burning,’ says Oklahoma death row inmate during execution Published January 10, 2014 Associated Press A man has been executed by lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary almost 20 years after orchestrating the brutal assault and robbery of his co-worker at a Tulsa convenience store. Michael Lee Wilson, 38, was convicted in the killing of Richard Yost, 30, who aspired to one day manage the Quiktrip store. Wilson, who was convicted of first-degree murder, was the third person executed for the February 25, 1995, crime; the fourth defendant is serving a life term.
  • Florida man on death row for 40 years executed (Askari Abdullah Muhammad)

    01/07/2014 5:11:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/07/14 | Bill Cotterell
    **SNIP** Askari Abdullah Muhammad, 62, who was known as Thomas Knight when he killed his former employer and his wife in 1974, was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m. EDT (2345 GMT) from a lethal injection, said Misty Cash, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Corrections. **SNIP** Muhammad was sentenced to death for the 1974 murders of Sydney and Lillian Gans in Miami. Muhammad had previously worked for Gans at a paper bag company, and abducted him from a parking lot with a rifle, forcing Gans to drive home and get his wife before making them withdraw $50,000 from a...
  • Killer gang member starts SNORING as he is executed in Texas prison

    09/20/2013 5:31:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    A former South Texas street gang member started snoring as he was lethally injected in a Texas prison. Robert Gene Garza, 30, smiled and blew a kiss to friends and relatives as they entered the death chamber. In a brief final statement, he thanked them for coming and told them he loved them. 'I know it's hard for you. It's not easy. This is a release. Y'all finally get to move on with your lives,' he said. Garza took several deep breaths as a lethal dose of pentobarbital began flowing into his arms, then began snoring. All movement stopped within...
  • Prof says Pope should be executed for ‘premeditated mass murder’

    12/27/2012 10:23:01 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 33 replies
    A professor in Austria accused the Catholic Pope of “premeditated mass murder” in a blog post this year, writing he deserves to be executed for his adherence to the Church’s stance on contraception. Richard Parncutt, who is a professor of systematic musicology at the University of Graz, also suggested in the October post that most of Vatican’s high level advisors ought also to face the death penalty. “[T]he Pope and perhaps some of his closest advisers should be sentenced to death,” he wrote.
  • The “Collaborators” Hamas Executed Were Actually Al Qaeda Rivals

    11/26/2012 12:44:22 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 11/26/12 | Daniel Greenfield
    Hamas’ brutal execution of a number of men who it claimed were Israeli collaborators led to a lot of headlines complete with photos of bodies being dragged around behind motorcycles. But in the Muslim world, it’s important to understand context, not just content, and everyone lies all the time. Collaborators are often executed in the West Bank and Gaza, however these people are rarely agents of Israel. Israeli intelligence is pretty good and not that easy to penetrate. Israel doesn’t rely as much on local informants anymore and more on intercepted communications. So who are the
  • Obama to ask for increase to debt ceiling in a 'matter of days'

    01/10/2012 12:09:12 PM PST · by ColdOne · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | 1/10/12 | Amie Parnes
    The Obama administration will be asking Congress to raise the debt limit in the coming days, White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Tuesday. "I'm confident it will be executed in a matter of days, not weeks," he told reporters. The notification by the administration — which had been scheduled for last month — was delayed because Congress has been holding only pro forma sessions.
  • Saddam's Half-Brothers to be Executed

    07/16/2011 2:06:09 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/7/11 | Gavriel Queennan
    Five Saddam-era officials, including two of the late dictator's half-brothers, will be executed within a month after being handed over to Iraqi authorities by the US military, Gulf News reported Friday. The group, transferred to Iraqi custody on Thursday morning, were among 206 high-value detainees still being held by American forces ahead of a US military pullout expected by the end of the year. "We received the final 206 Iraqi prisoners being held by US forces, including five senior officials from the former regime," said justice ministry spokesman Haidar al-Saadi. "They (the five officials) will be executed within one month....
  • Death row inmate who failed to delay execution does not want to be guinea pig

    04/04/2011 3:56:02 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 42 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 11:17 PM on 4th April 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    On the eve of his execution, a Texas death row is saying that he does not want to be the state’s guinea pig for the use of a new drug for lethal injection. Cleve Foster, who is accused of murdering Sudanese refugee Nyaneur Pal in 2002, is set to be executed on Tuesday, but he doesn’t want to be the first Texan to be executed with the new drug pentobarbital.
  • Tennessee man executed 29 years after killing three

    12/02/2009 8:01:18 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 1,086+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 12/2/09 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Tennessee executed a man Wednesday who had served nearly three decades on death row for killing three people during a shooting spree at a Nashville convenience store. Hours before Cecil Johnson was pronounced dead at 1:34 am (0734 GMT), two US Supreme Court justices engaged in a sharp exchange over whether to grant a stay of execution to the alleged killer 29 years after his crime. Last-minute efforts to grant him clemency or stop the execution failed. "The delay itself subjects death row inmates to decades of especially severe dehumanizing conditions of confinement," wrote veteran Justice John...
  • Iranian Cleric Says Rioters Should Be Executed

    06/26/2009 7:28:58 PM PDT · by Son House · 24 replies · 682+ views
    Khaleej Times Online ^ | 26 June 2009 | Khaleej Times Online
    A hardline Iranian cleric called on Friday for the execution of leading rioters to teach a lesson to the thousands who have protested against the June 12 presidential election result. I want the judiciary to ... punish leading rioters firmly and without showing any mercy to teach everyone a lesson, Ahmad Khatami told worshippers at Tehran University. Khatami, a member of the Assembly of Experts, said the judiciary should charge the leading rioters as being mohareb or one who wages war against God. They should be punished ruthlessly and savagely, he said. Under Iran's Islamic law, punishment for people convicted...
  • 2 Convicted Killers Executed In Okla., Ala.

    05/15/2009 2:58:43 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 26 replies · 492+ views
    cbsnews ^ | May. 15, 2009
    A man convicted of battering his girlfriend's 8-year-old son and stuffing the body in a freezer was put to death Thursday in Oklahoma, while a man in Alabama was executed for fatally stabbing a mother of six. Donald Lee Gilson, 48, proclaimed his innocence in the death of Shane Coffman before he was injected in Oklahoma with a lethal combination of drugs. "I'm an innocent man but ... I get to go to heaven and I'll see Shane tonight," he said in his final statement. He was pronounced dead at 6:19 p.m. Gilson's parents, sister, a friend and a pastor...
  • The Reason Barack Stayed Is His Homosexual Relationship With Rev. Wright

    12/10/2008 8:11:01 PM PST · by hamboy · 69 replies · 3,076+ views
    Pat Dollard Blog ^ | December 10, 2008 | Pat Dollard
    “The Reason Barack Stayed Is His Homosexual Relationship With Rev. Wright” Three Gay Members Of Obama’s Church Murdered Execution Style “The bombshell may involve the murder of Donald Young, a 47-year-old choir master at former Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Trinity United Church of Christ—the same congregation that Obama has attended for the past 20 years. Two other young black men that attended the same church—Larry Bland and Nate Spencer—were also murdered execution style with bullets to the backs of their heads—all within 40 days of each other, beginning in November 2007. All three were openly homosexual.Obama was friendly with at least two...
  • Convicted Child Killer Executed At State Prison

    07/01/2008 5:21:16 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 25 replies · 203+ views
    WESH ^ | July 1, 2008 | WESH
    Mark Schwab was executed Tuesday evening by lethal injection at the Florida State Prison. Schwab was convicted of raping and killing 11-year-old Junny Rios Martinez of Brevard County in 1991.Tuesday morning, Schwab visited with his mother and aunt and ate his final meal of fried eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, buttered toast and chocolate milk. A representative of the prison said Schwab was polite and followed directions and visited with his religious adviser until 30 minutes before his 6 p.m. execution.The Supreme Court denied Schwab's last appeal early Tuesday evening.This was the first execution since the case of Angel Diaz...
  • Ga. man executed, ending 7-month moratorium

    05/06/2008 5:25:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 99+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/6/08 | Shannon McCaffrey - ap
    JACKSON, Ga. - A Georgia man who killed his live-in girlfriend was executed Tuesday, the first inmate put to death since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of lethal injections. William Earl Lynd was pronounced dead at 7:51 p.m. EDT, Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Mallie McCord told The Associated Press. It came less than an hour after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected efforts to block it. The roughly three dozen states around the country that use lethal injection held off on carrying out any executions for more than seven months while the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed the constitutionality...
  • 4 al-Qaida Iraqi militants to be executed (Jordan)

    03/15/2007 9:02:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 364+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/15/07 | Shafika Mattar - ap
    AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan's military court on Thursday sentenced to death four Iraqi al-Qaida militants charged with terror attacks on Jordanians in Iraq. Of the four, only one is in custody while the other three remain at large and were tried in absentia. The court also handed down sentences to 10 others in the case — also at large and believed to be in hiding in Iraq — ranging from 15 years in jail with hard labor to life imprisonment. The group's alleged mastermind, Ziad Khalaf Raja al-Karbouly, was charged with leading the group of 14 in plotting attacks on...
  • Hit man who shot witness executed

    11/01/2006 6:32:44 PM PST · by CAWats · 25 replies · 1,091+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller Times ^ | 11/01/06 | Michael Graczyk
    HUNTSVILLE — A man convicted of collecting $200 to kill a teenager to keep him from testifying about a drive-by shooting was executed Wednesday evening. Donell Jackson expressed love to his family and friends and assured them that he was fine. "I’m all right. Make sure Mama knows," he told relatives who watched through a nearby window.
  • Hamas leaders arrested; Israeli executed

    06/28/2006 6:54:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 116 replies · 2,953+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/28/06 | AP
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli forces rounded up dozens of Palestinian Cabinet ministers and lawmakers from Hamas, increasing pressure on the Islamic militants to release a captured Israeli soldier, and witnesses said tanks moved into northern Gaza, widening Israel's largest military operation in the year since Israel pulled out of the seaside territory. Adding to the tension, a Palestinian militant group said it executed an 18-year-old Jewish settler kidnapped in the West Bank. Palestinian security officials said they believed the body of Eliahu Asheri had been found in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Hamas officials said more...
  • CNN: Kidnapped Russian Diplomats in Iraq Have Been Executed

    06/21/2006 1:50:40 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 324 replies · 13,225+ views
    Baghdad. In a statement published in Internet by the organization Mudjahidin Shura announced that the Russian diplomats had been executed, CNN reports. The info has Echo of Moscow Radio announced.
  • CA: Ailing killer executed at age 76

    01/17/2006 12:54:12 AM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 71 replies · 1,573+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 17 January 2006 | Jim Doyle, Bob Egelko and Stacy Finz
    Ailing killer executed at age 76 Condemned for 3 slayings, Allen is oldest ever put to death in state Clarence Ray Allen, a twice-convicted murderer enfeebled by age and illness after more than two decades on Death Row, was executed by lethal injection early today at San Quentin State Prison for ordering three killings from his prison cell in 1980. Allen, who turned 76 on Monday, was pronounced dead about 12:38 a.m. He is the oldest prisoner ever executed in California and one of the oldest ever put to death in the United States. His last hope was extinguished Monday...
  • Stanley Tookie Williams’ Public Viewing

    12/18/2005 10:24:13 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 88 replies · 4,612+ views
    Save Tookie ^ | Dec. 18, 2005 | Staff
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, December 18, 2005 PRESS CONTACT: Jasmyne Cannick (Local Media) (323) 839-0216 LaNiece Jones (Int’l and Nat’l Media) (510) 568-5899 Viewing to Take Place on Monday, Memorial Service Slated for Tuesday LOS ANGELES - There will be a public viewing of Stanley Tookie Williams on Monday, December 19, 2005 from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the House of Winston Mortuary located at 9501 South Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. The memorial service for peacemaker Stanley Tookie Williams will take place Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 12 noon. The service will take place at Bethel...
  • Convicted hitman executed becoming the oldest person in the nation put death

    12/15/2005 10:33:01 AM PST · by CAWats · 19 replies · 1,612+ views
    Court TV ^ | 12/15/2005 | cawats
    PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) — A 77-year-old convicted hitman was executed Wednesday, becoming the oldest person in the nation put death since capital punishment was reinstated nearly three decades ago. John B. Nixon Sr. still claimed innocence as he was strapped to the death chamber gurney, and blamed one of his sons for the 1985 murder of a Mississippi woman.
  • Lauer Laughs at Franken's Re-Run Rove and Libby "Execution" Quip

    10/25/2005 11:55:29 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 42 replies · 2,025+ views
    MRC ^ | Tuesday October 25, 2005 | Brent H. Baker
    On this morning's (Tuesday) Today, at 8:52am, Al Franken was on to promote his new book The Truth (with Jokes) and repeated his twisted quip from Friday's Late Show with David Letterman in which he predicted that Karl Rove and Lewis "Scooter" Libby will be "executed" for treason. Franken's "joke," that "George H.W. Bush, the President's father, said...that outing a CIA agent is treason. I agree. So I think that Rove and Libby will be executed," drew laughter from Matt Lauer and those in the Today show studio. [This item, by the MRC's Geoffrey Dickens, was posted late this morning...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Iraqi Official: Saddam Will Be Executed

    09/26/2004 8:17:51 AM PDT · by slimer · 36 replies · 1,122+ views
    News Max ^ | Sept. 25, 2004 | Stewart Stogel
    Iraqi Official: Saddam Will Be Executed Stewart Stogel Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004 UNITED NATIONS - "Saddam will be executed, the Iraqi people demand it," so confessed an Iraqi official travelling with visiting interim prime minister Iyad Allawi. Allawi has spent the past week visiting Washington and then moved on to NYC to address the 2004 U.N. General Assembly. Several members of the Allawi delegation speaking on background, told NewsMax that pressure on the Allawi government to "move" on the Saddam issue has been growing, especially from Shiite religious quarters. While no firm date has yet been set for the upcoming...
  • Iraq's Premier Denies Claims That He Executed Six Prisoners

    07/18/2004 5:12:15 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 391+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-18-2004 | Damien McElroy
    Iraq's premier denies claims that he executed six prisoners BY Damien McElroy in Baghdad (Filed: 18/07/2004) Ayad Allawi, Iraq's prime minister, has dismissed allegations that he killed six prisoners in cold blood just days before assuming power from the American-led coalition last month. An Australian newspaper reported claims that Dr Allawi had pulled a pistol from his belt to shoot a group of blindfolded and shackled insurgents who had been lined up against the wall of a police station in Baghdad. Mr Allawi dismisses the claims The story in the Sydney Morning Herald, based on the unsubstantiated claims of two...
  • Three Men Executed After Young Girl's Rape (Kuwait)

    05/31/2004 3:42:51 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies · 340+ views
    IOL ^ | 5-31-2004
    Three men executed after young girl's rape May 31 2004 at 02:57PM Kuwait - Kuwait on Monday publicly hanged three men - two Saudis and a Kuwaiti - who were convicted of raping and murdering a six-year-old Pakistani girl, witnesses said. The cases have provoked public soul-searching over security and crime in the tiny oil-rich country, which imposes the death penalty - usually by public hanging - for murderers, rapists and people convicted of crimes against the state. Marzouq Saed al-Saeed, Saeed al-Saeed and Kuwaiti citizen Hamad al-Daikhany were executed at Naif Palace. Kuwait's High Court in April issued its...
  • Details released about U.S. commando team's rescue of Lynch

    04/05/2003 7:24:28 PM PST · by Bayou City · 29 replies · 152+ views
    Army Times ^ | April 05, 2003 | By Alex Neill
    <p>DOHA, Qatar – The daring nighttime commando rescue of Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch from captivity in Iraq could hardly have been better scripted by a Hollywood screenwriter.</p> <p>Lynch, a 19-year-old soldier from Palestine, W. Va., had been a prisoner-of-war since Iraqis ambushed the convoy she was riding in on March 23, killing at least eight of her fellow soldiers. On the night of April 1, she lay seriously wounded in an Iraqi hospital under enemy control.</p>
  • Lawmaker: 507th soldiers were ambushed, not lost

    04/04/2003 4:52:01 PM PST · by Bayou City · 38 replies · 180+ views
    Army Times ^ | April 04, 2003 | By Sergio Bustos
    <p>Soldiers with the 507th Maintenance Company did not take a wrong turn in the early morning hours of March 23 when Iraqi soldiers ambushed them near Nasiriyah, a congressman who talked with two sergeants in the trapped vehicles said Thursday.</p>
  • Nine Marines died, eight missing in March 23 attempt to rescue POWs

    03/31/2003 2:46:44 PM PST · by Bayou City · 27 replies · 254+ views
    Army Times ^ | March 31, 2003 | By Diana Washington Valdez
    <p>Marines were sent to rescue wounded members of the 507th Maintenance Company on March 23, the day the Fort Bliss unit was attacked in Iraq, but nine of the Marines who took part in the rescue effort were killed and eight others are missing, Pentagon officials said Sunday.</p>
  • Top US Official: Iraq has executed some POWS (hangs woman for waving to coalition troops)

    03/26/2003 10:49:36 PM PST · by hotpotato · 34 replies · 305+ views
    CNN ^ | March 27, 2003
    <p>WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Iraq has executed some prisoners of war in what the Pentagon's No. 2 general described Wednesday as one of many "disgusting" war crimes committed by forces loyal to Saddam Hussein.</p> <p>"They have executed prisoners of war," said Gen. Peter Pace, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in an interview on CNN's "Larry King Live."</p>
  • Palestinian vendor shot dead in Ein el-Hilweh camp

    02/24/2003 1:50:34 PM PST · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 225+ views
    A Palestinian vegetable vendor was shot dead at dawn Monday at a market in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, less than 24 hours after two Syrian workers were wounded in a bomb explosion, Palestinian and Lebanese officials said. Abed Hourani, 44, was found dead in the vegetable market at the Ein el-Hilweh camp on the outskirts of the southern port city of Sidon, the officials said, according to AP. Hourani was killed by a single bullet to the head fired by an unknown attacker, the officials said. The motive for the killing was not immediately known. A Palestinian official in...
  • Court Rules Insane Inmate Can be Executed

    02/10/2003 8:41:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 191+ views ^ | 2/10/03 | Kelly P. Kissel - AP
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A federal appeals court Monday ruled that a paranoid schizophrenic inmate who is sane only when forced to take medication is eligible for death row. A sharply divided 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a stay of execution for Charles Singleton, saying his medically induced sanity makes him eligible for execution. Singleton's defense had argued it was in his best interest to take anti-psychotic medicine -- until the resulting sanity put him on the path to Arkansas' death chamber. His lawyers asked that the sentence be reduced to life in prison.
  • Freep Foxnews!

    12/19/2002 7:57:11 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 36 replies · 408+ views
    Lets Freep Foxnews and answer the question of the day they have posed. Foxnews ran a clip of Jane Fonda in Israel with the Left Wing Group "Peace Now" and then showed people protesting and heckling her. Then they brought up their question of the day which was Should Traitors be executed? Bwahahaha! 1-888-8-355-369 Or
  • Hero's welcome for executed man (Aimal Kasi)

    11/18/2002 2:31:25 PM PST · by knighthawk · 22 replies · 217+ views ^ | Mazhar Abba
    Quetta, Pakistan - The body of Mir Aimal Kasi, who was executed in the United States last week for murdering two CIA agents, was greeted in his native city on Monday by crowds of supporters waving black flags, cursing the US and vowing to avenge his death. A plane carrying Kasi's coffin and two of his brothers who had escorted it from the US touched down in Quetta, the capital of the tribal-dominated desert province Baluchistan, just before 15:30. Hundreds of supporters wearing headbands inscribed with the words "Aimal Kasi, Martyr" greeted the flight, shouting angry slogans to denounce the...
  • Convicted killer executed in Arafat's compound as Cabinet convenes

    08/07/2002 6:20:57 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies · 205+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 8-7-02 | HADEEL WAHDAN
    <p>RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) --  A Palestinian firing squad on Wednesday executed a convicted killer and rapist in the courtyard of Yasser Arafat's compound.</p> <p>The execution took place as Palestinian Cabinet ministers were arriving for a meeting. Reporters covering the Cabinet session heard the burst of gunshots.</p>