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  • Police shoot, kill grandmother's dog after raiding wrong house (13 year-old pug named "Wrinkles")

    06/24/2010 8:21:50 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 129 replies · 1+ views
    WASHINGTON — D.C. police are investigating after an officer shot and killed a dog that allegedly attacked him while serving a search warrant at a Northwest Washington home Tuesday night. Marietta Robinson, who lives at the address, said police were unjustified in killing the dog, which she put in the bathroom before police entered the home. Police were searching for her grandson, who the woman said hasn’t lived there in so long, not even her 13-year-old dog knew what her grandson looked like. An officer entered the bathroom over the 62-year-old woman’s protests and shot the dog, named Wrinkles. As...
  • Mexican Opposition Protesters Tear Down Statue of Former President Vincente Fox

    10/14/2007 1:20:01 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 21 replies · 77+ views
    Opposition protesters egged and then tore down a bronze statue of former Mexican President Vicente Fox down on Saturday, just hours after it was erected.
  • Traffic to Tijuana blocked at border

    08/31/2007 12:04:44 PM PDT · by Dubya · 12 replies · 761+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 8/31/2007 | The Associated Press
    SAN DIEGO - All vehicle traffic heading into Mexico through the nation's busiest border crossing was blocked Friday by the California Highway Patrol ahead of expected demonstrations in Tijuana. Four Highway Patrol vehicles stocked with riot gear were parked across empty southbound Interstate 5 at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, with no protesters immediately in sight. Traffic heading south for the Labor Day weekend was being diverted to a nearby border checkpoint at Otay Mesa, about 10 miles east, according to CHP Officer Terry Brollini. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have urged travelers to avoid the border crossings...
  • US Pacific Commander Seeks More Military Contacts With China

    09/12/2005 9:55:29 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 11 replies · 231+ views
    Voice Of America ^ | 9/11/05 | Kate Pound Dawson
    US Pacific Commander Seeks More Military Contacts With China By Kate Pound Dawson Hong Kong 11 September 2005 The head of the U.S. forces in the Pacific says he wants to see more military-to-military contact between the United States and China. Admiral William Fallon says that is one way to strengthen the relationship between the two countries. After a week of meeting with military officials in China, U.S. Navy Admiral William Fallon says that he wants more of his troops to have a chance to meet their Chinese counterparts. Admiral Fallon spoke Sunday in Hong Kong where he wrapped up...
  • Survey: Half of Mexicans want to come here

    08/17/2005 12:37:19 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 83 replies · 2,167+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | August 17, 2005 | IOAN GRILLO,Chronicle Foreign Service
    MEXICO CITY - A survey reported Tuesday that nearly half of all Mexicans would like to live in the United States and that the sentiment seemed as strong among Mexico's college-educated middle class as the poor. Some analysts said the results reflect the failure of the Mexican economy to provide good jobs and satisfactory wages, despite a decade of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican government officials, however, attacked the report's conclusion as misleading and unrealistic. 'Propensity to migrate' In the survey of 1,200 Mexican adults, conducted in May by the Washington-based Pew Hispanic Center, 46 percent said they...
  • Minutemen and Police Attacked by Illegal Alien Activists

    05/26/2005 10:31:29 AM PDT · by American Cabalist · 40 replies · 1,473+ views
    HE!D! says... ^ | 5/26/05 | American Cabalist
    Last night, Minutemen supporters gathered privately at the Women's Civic Club of Garden Grove (in O.C.) to hear a discussion lead by James Gilchrist, the founder of the Minutemen Project. About 300 protestors, charging that the Minutemen are a racist group, gathered outside to protest the meeting. When the Minutemen supporters tried to leave the event, at least two of their cars were attacked by dozens of protestors. The protestors hit the vehicles with placards and other objects until one of the drivers gunned his car to get away from the crowd. He was arrested, though I'm not sure what...
  • US official: US-China economic relations have never been better

    01/10/2005 12:31:07 PM PST · by Willie Green · 26 replies · 534+ views
    Xinhuanet ^ | 2005-01-10
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. HONG KONG, Jan. 10 (Xinhuanet) -- Under Secretary of the US Commerce Department Grant Aldonas said here Thursday that the economic and trade relations between the United States and China have never been better and that China is now a very open market. "China's exports to the United States and the United States exports to China have grown very significantly," the under secretary in charge of international trade said, adding that China and the United States are important trading partners to each other. He said as China and the United States...