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2010-06-29 07:55:00

On Exhibit At The Beverly Hills Public Library Spring and Summer 2010 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- THE FIRST MANUSCRIPT EXHIBIT, EVER, TO EXPLORE DEATH, DISEASE AND DISASTER IN THE WHITE HOUSE Including These Rare and Exciting Manuscripts: LINCOLN IGNORES WARNING OF ASSASSINATION: "I WILL TAKE CARE OF MYSELF" LINCOLN'S PHYSICIAN'S BLOOD-STAINED ACCOUNT OF THE PRESIDENT'S DEATHBED AND AUTOPSY GARFIELD'S TERRIBLE PREDICTION: IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO GUARD AGAINST...

2010-04-28 11:26:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing today to discuss the legal issues involved in the government's targeted killing program, including the use of unmanned weapon systems, or drones, for the targeted killing of individuals. The Obama administration has reportedly authorized the targeted killing of individuals, including a U.S. citizen, outside of the...

2006-08-31 06:40:59

By Adam Pasick LONDON (Reuters) - British public broadcaster Channel 4 is courting controversy with what it calls a "shockingly real" drama about the fictional assassination of President George W. Bush. "Death of a President," shot in the form of a documentary examining the assassination, will use a blend of archival footage and computer-generated special effects to portray Bush in October 2007 arriving in Chicago during an anti-war rally. In the film, Bush is killed by a sniper,...

2005-12-12 02:50:36

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in an industrial suburb in mainly Christian east Beirut on Monday, killing four people and wounding others, police and witnesses said. The explosion destroyed an armoured car as it was driving in the Mekalis area. It was not immediately known who was in the targeted car. Several cars were set ablaze and nearby shops and buildings suffered some damage. Police and soldiers cordoned off the area as rescue workers ferried casualties to hospitals....

2005-10-23 07:35:09

LONDON (Reuters) - A U.N. report on the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is "very serious" for Syria and the international community must act, the United States and Britain said on Sunday. In a joint interview with BBC Television, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw ratcheted up pressure on Damascus, saying the report implicated senior Syrian figures in the assassination and indicated attempts at a cover-up. "I...

2005-10-23 03:58:40

LONDON (Reuters) - A U.N. report on the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is "very serious" for Syria and the international community must act, the United States and Britain said on Sunday. In a joint interview with BBC Television, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw ratcheted up pressure on Damascus, saying the report implicated senior Syrian figures in the assassination and indicated attempts at a cover-up. "I...


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