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  • Dozens of Taliban drowned crossing river

    06/03/2007 8:04:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 67 replies · 1,746+ views
    Radio Netherlands ^ | June 03 2007
    Coalition forces in Afghanistan say around 60 Taliban militiamen drowned while attempting to cross the Helmand river, one of the country's biggest. They were fleeing military forces in the Kajaki district and had constructed a makeshift raft of tyre tubes and wooden planks.
  • (Hillary)Clinton Ducks Answer on Whether Homosexualty is ‘Immoral’

    03/14/2007 5:08:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies · 1,728+ views
    The New York Times ^ | March 14, 2007 | Patrick Healy
    Asked if she believed homosexuality was immoral, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton declined to answer the question in a television interview this morning and said it was for “others to conclude.” General Peter Pace, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in a recent interview that he personally believed homosexuality was immoral and that this view was a factor in his opposition to gays serving openly in the military. Mrs. Clinton, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, supports allowing gays to serve, which would amount to a change in her husband’s “don’t ask don’t tell” policy. She has...
  • Tree blocks disputed Kettle River span

    08/22/2003 5:06:23 PM PDT · by bicycle thug · 39 replies · 334+ views ^ | Friday, August 22, 2003 | Benjamin Shors
    Landowner says tall pine fell; agency reports it was moved with backhoe Either God or Harold Honeycutt dropped a pine tree into the Kettle River this week. The snag spans the river in front of Honeycutt's house, effectively stopping boaters from using the river. Honeycutt, who has fought to keep boaters off the river, denied that he felled the tree. "Let them prove it," the 72-year-old retired tavern owner said. "It makes no difference anyway. It's on my property." The tree is the latest controversy in an ongoing battle over who owns the river -- and who can use it....