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" May No Soldier Go Unloved "

   
 
Saturday, August 16, 2003
 
Northeast recovering from major blackout: "Air conditioners were humming Saturday and lights blazed again across most of the Northeast following the worst blackout in U.S. history, though getting electricity back didn't help those in Cleveland enjoy clean tap water, and some regions were still experiencing rolling blackouts."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



U.S., Canada to probe cause of blackout: "A federal task force of U.S. and Canadian officials will investigate the power blackout and determine how to keep it from happening again."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Israel agrees to pull out of four towns: "A troubled U.S.-backed Middle East peace plan received a significant boost when Israel agreed to withdraw from four more West Bank towns after an upsurge in violence brought a fragile cease-fire close to the breaking point."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Tropical Storm Erika nears Texas border: "Tropical Storm Erika came ashore early Saturday, hitting Brownville's sister city of Matamoros, Mexico, with high winds and heavy rains. The severe weather downed trees and damaged roofs and cars in the Mexican border town, according to television reports."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Ex-Uganda dictator Idi Amin dies: "Idi Amin, who called himself "a pure son of Africa," but whose bizarre and murderous eight years as president of Uganda typified the continent's worst dictatorships, died Saturday. He was believed to be 80."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Judge considers delaying Calif. recall: "The timing of the state's election to recall Gov. Gray Davis was thrown into doubt when a federal judge ordered Monterey County not to send absentee ballots overseas until issues raised by civil rights groups are resolved."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Microsoft braces for new Internet attack: "The second wave of an Internet attack by the "blaster" worm has caused barely a ripple - so far."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Report: Baylor coach asked players to lie: "Former Baylor basketball coach Dave Bliss told players to lie to investigators and say slain teammate Patrick Dennehy paid his tuition by dealing drugs, a newspaper reported Saturday."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Elvis fans gather for anniversary vigil: "Several thousand fans of Elvis Presley capped an annual week of parties, concerts and get-togethers with a vigil at the rock 'n' roll legend's home, lighting candles at Graceland's front gates and walking along a long driveway to the grave."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Micheel takes surprise PGA tourney lead: "The last of the major championships is following the script. Little-known Shaun Micheel moved into position to become the fourth first-time major winner this year, birdieing four of his last five holes Friday to take the lead in the PGA Championship."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press


Thursday, August 14, 2003
 
Scores of GIs land in Liberian capital: "U.S. military helicopters landed scores of American troops at Liberia's main airport Thursday, significantly stepping up armed support for a West African-led peace force as rebels pledged to lift a two-month siege of the starving capital."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



FBI: Suspected dealer sought 50 missiles: "The international sting operation that led to the arrest of a suspected arms smuggler should serve as a warning that U.S. intelligence is aggressively pursuing terrorist cells and black market weapons dealers, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Six killed when bridge blown up in India: "Suspected separatist rebels blew up a bus on the main highway in India's northeast Thursday, killing six passengers, police said."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Two Afghan aid workers killed in attack: "Two Afghan aid workers were killed and three were wounded when gunmen attacked their convoy in southeastern Afghanistan, officials said Thursday."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Heat wave kills about 3,000 in France: "About 3,000 people have died in France of heat-related causes since abnormally high temperatures swept across the country about two weeks ago, the health ministry estimated Thursday."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



135 candidates make Calif. recall ballot: "California's historic recall ballot will have 135 candidates who range from the well-known to the unknown to the offbeat."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Tanker may spill tons of oil off Pakistan: "A Greek-registered oil tanker that ran aground off Karachi's coast has developed cracks in its hull and is threatening to spill tons of oil in rich fishing waters, port officials said."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press


Wednesday, August 13, 2003
 
Libya, Lockerbie families agree on fund: "The Libyan government signed an agreement Wednesday setting up a $2.7 billion fund for families of the 270 victims of the 1988 Pan Am bombing - a key step to lifting U.N. sanctions against Libya, according to an e-mail from the families' lawyers."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



FBI: suspected dealer sought 50 missiles: "A suspected arms dealer ordered held without bond Wednesday began arranging to smuggle 50 more shoulder-fired missiles into the United States soon after securing one of the weapons, which he thought was intended to shoot down a jetliner, according to an FBI affidavit."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Calif. certifies 135 for recall ballot: "Voters will have 135 candidates to choose from to replace Gov. Gray Davis in California's historic recall election, the secretary of state's office said Wednesday after certifying the ballot."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Injured abortion clinic nurse gets $115M: "A nurse severely injured in a 1998 bombing at an abortion clinic won a $115 million judgment Wednesday in her lawsuit against suspect Eric Rudolph."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Pentagon to send 200 troops to Liberia: "The Pentagon plans to send 200 more U.S. troops ashore in Liberia to help Nigerian peacekeepers get food and other emergency supplies flowing and to provide a land-based "quick-reaction force" in case the peacekeepers get in trouble, officials said Wednesday."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



U.S. soldiers fire into Baghdad crowd: "U.S. soldiers shot into a crowd of thousands of demonstrators in a Baghdad slum on Wednesday, killing one civilian and wounding four after a rocket-propelled grenade was fired at them, the military said. North of Baghdad, guerrillas killed two American troops."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



Canada reports 2nd SARS death in 3 days: "A health-care worker died of SARS on Wednesday, becoming the 44th person killed by the pneumonia-like illness in Canada's largest city and the second to die this week."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



FDA approves stair-climbing wheelchair: "Stairs are about to become less of an obstacle for some of the nation's 2 million wheelchair users."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



New dinosaur species found in India: "U.S. and Indian scientists said Wednesday they have discovered a new carnivorous dinosaur species in India after finding bones in the western part of the country."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press



D'Rays beat Orioles 6-5 in 10 innings: "Lou Piniella put on quite a show for his Tampa Bay players and the fans at Tropicana Field."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

 

 
   
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