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A California man accused of threatening to blow up a popular Detroit-area mosque has had several violent run-ins with the law dating back to the 1970s, including one in which he kidnapped his son from a foster home and crashed a plane while trying to escape.
One of the most chilling aspects of this fascinating political thriller is that it carries a warning about the extent to which the clandestine power of government can be used if the political prestige of the president is at stake. The point is made that certain operatives won't stop at anything, even murder.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: The USS Weiss APD 135, I feel, should be on the Agent Orange exposure ship list also. It was the only class of ship with that designation at the time and could have been easily overlooked.
About 275 soldiers returned from Afghanistan to cheering and crying family Friday after their division suffered one of its deadliest years in decades.
Police roughed up an American diplomat in Vietnam and repeatedly slammed a car door on his legs when he went to visit a prominent dissident, an official in Washington said Thursday, detailing an encounter that prompted a strong U.S. protest.
The U.S. government has strongly protested to Vietnam over the treatment of an American diplomat, the ambassador said Thursday. A media report said the human rights officer was roughed up while trying to meet with a prominent dissident.
The baby boomers who wouldn't trust anyone over 30 must now rely on young clerks to get their Social Security and Medicare checks in the mail. This is the year the first of millions of boomers turn 65, and their younger brothers and sisters will follow them in the next two decades at the rate of 10,000 a day.