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  • Love triangle skydive murder trial begins

    09/24/2010 11:30:51 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters - Yahoo ^ | September 24, 2010 | Philip Blenkinsop
    TONGEREN, Belgium (Reuters) – A Belgian woman went on trial on Friday charged with the murder of a fellow skydiver and love rival who plunged to her death after her parachute was sabotaged.
  • Skydiver charged with murder after love rival fell 13,000ft to her death

    01/25/2007 5:41:19 AM PST · by stm · 44 replies · 1,946+ views
    Timesonline ^ | January 25, 2007 | David Charter and Rory Watson
    A married woman who was having an affair with a fellow skydiver plunged 13,000ft (4,000m) to her death after her love rival and best friend tampered with her parachute, police say. Els Van Doren, 37, fell to earth in a garden in front of a group of onlookers. Els Clottemans, 22, has been charged with her murder. Minutes earlier the pair had joined hands in a star formation with two other skydivers including Ms Clottemans’s boyfriend, a Dutchman named only as Marcel, who police say was having an affair with Mrs Van Doren. While he and Ms Clottemans broke away...
  • Walter Cronkite Promoted a World Government-1999 Speech

    07/17/2009 7:09:02 PM PDT · by rlmorel · 42 replies · 2,012+ views
    Speech on acceptance of the Norman Cousins Global Governance Award 1999 | October 19, 1999 | Walter Cronkite
    WALTER CRONKITE PROMOTES DEMOCRATIC FEDERAL WORLD GOVERNMENT (Received W.F.A.'s Norman Cousins Global Governance Award on 19 October 1999} I am greatly honored to receive this award for two reasons: first, I believe as Norman Cousins did that the first priority of humankind in this era is to establish an effective system of world law that will assure peace with justice among the peoples of the world; second, I feel sentimental about this award because half a century ago Norman offered me a job as spokesman and Washington lobbyist for the World Federalist organization, which was then in its infancy. I...