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  • Truck Convoy Protest Causing Traffic Problems on Capital Beltway (Live Thread)

    10/11/2013 6:30:47 AM PDT · by kristinn · 109 replies
    CBS ^ | Friday, October 11, 2013
    A convoy of tractor-trailers planning to circle the Capital Beltway in protest of the federal government has begun its descent on the Washington area and is causing some traffic problems for the morning commute. The “Truckers Ride for the Constitution,” which organizer Zeeda Andrews said could attract as many as 3,000 big rigs to the nation’s capital, only had about 10 participants as of 8:30 a.m. Andrews insists the convoy is meant to be a peaceful protest rather than a traffic clog. The organizer said Thursday that reports of the trucks planning to take up three lanes of the Beltway...
  • Rats or Humans? Inside Saddam's Extermination Plant [Aug. 2002]

    Rats or Humans? Inside Saddam's Extermination Plant(August 29, 2002)This story was found at: http://www.smh.com.au/ He was introduced as director of research and development at Falluja, one of the remote factories where the United States claims Saddam Hussein could be making chemical and biological weapons. Asked if he had worked on any of Saddam's chemical weapons programs, Dr Mohammed Frah played a straight bat: "In the early 1980s I worked for five years on the chemical and biological programs at Al-Muthanna." This is the name of a critical centre in Saddam's weapons program - a huge pesticide complex that produced...
  • Iranian missile explodes from truck

    07/18/2006 11:22:27 AM PDT · by Paul Ross · 56 replies · 5,433+ views
    The Australian ^ | July 19, 2006 | Martin Chulov
    Iranian missile explodes from truck Martin Chulov, Beirut19jul06 A LONG-RANGE Iranian-made missile capable of reaching Israel's leading city, Tel Aviv, launched skyward from a bombed truck convoy east of Beirut before crashing to earth, Lebanese military officials have confirmed. After initially suspecting the spiralling fireball was a downed Israeli warplane, officials now believe it was evidence of the most serious threat to Israel's main cities yet to emerge in the week-long conflict. "No Israeli aircraft has been hit over Beirut. All of the air force planes and helicopters have been accounted for," an army spokesman said. The Zilzal missile...