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  • BBC: Missile Got AQ's #3

    01/31/2008 11:52:08 AM PST · by jdm · 36 replies · 94+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Jan. 31, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    The BBC reports that "senior Western counterterrorism officials" claim that the missile fired at a safe house in Pakistan two days ago killed Abu Laith al-Libi. Libi has "fallen as a martyr", according to an Islamist website: US intelligence agencies have been investigating reports that a top al-Qaeda figure was killed in the Afghan-Pakistan border area this week. It follows a missile attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan area in which 12 militants were reported killed. While Western counter-terrorism officials told the BBC they believed Libi to be dead, they would not discuss how he was killed. Some in American circles...
  • Marc Lawrence, bad guy in dozens of movies, dies at 95

    12/01/2005 7:43:46 AM PST · by Borges · 10 replies · 1,157+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 12/01/05 | PETER PRENGAMAN
    LOS ANGELES - Marc Lawrence, whose pockmarked face and brooding mannerisms made him a natural for roles as the tough guy, gangster and undertaker in dozens of movies beginning in the 1930s, has died. He was 95. Lawrence died early Monday at his Palm Springs home from heart failure, said Alicia Lawrence, the actor's second wife. "He was the gangster in his movies, that was definitely his style," said Alicia, a Mexico native who married Lawrence two years ago. "But in real life he was a really good person." After spending eight days in the hospital a few weeks ago,...