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2007-04-15 03:00:00

It was Sept. 19, 2001, little more than a week after September 11. A deeply wounded nation was in shock and on high alert.

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2007-02-10 00:55:00

Two activists attacked a Japanese whaling ship with a bottle of acid and a smoke bomb Friday, slightly injuring two crew members after the vessel helped rescue the protesters from the icy Ross Sea off Antarctica, officials said.

2006-05-19 18:47:53

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (Reuters) - Four people were charged with the 1998 firebombing of a ritzy lodge at Colorado's Vail ski resort that caused $12 million in damage, U.S. officials said on Friday. U.S.

2006-05-11 11:56:19

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Four British animal rights militants were jailed for 40 years on Thursday over the desecration of the grave of a woman whose family bred guinea pigs for medical research.

2006-04-13 11:15:26

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Three young men accused of setting fire to nine Baptist churches in rural Alabama pleaded not guilty during a brief hearing before a U.S. magistrate on Thursday.

2006-03-02 15:44:32

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A federal jury in New Jersey convicted six animal rights activists on Thursday using an anti-terrorism law for the first time.

2006-02-23 18:42:30

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A radical environmental activist has been indicted by a federal grand jury for demonstrating how to build a firebomb in a speech just 15 hours after a fire that his group claimed responsibility for destroyed a large apartment complex being built nearby.

2006-01-25 19:44:20

By Michael Fitzgerald SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A federal grand jury indicted three alleged "eco-terrorists" on Wednesday on charges of plotting to blow up facilities like dams and cell phone towers.

2006-01-20 15:05:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eleven environmental and animal rights activists have been indicted in a series of attacks in the U.S. West on targets that included the Vail Ski Resort in Colorado, the Justice Department said on Friday.

2005-12-08 21:15:00

Six people believed to be radical environmental activists were indicted for crimes in Oregon and Washington including destroying power facilities and torching offices at a tree farm, prosecutors said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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