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2006-05-29 06:34:28

By James Mackenzie PARIS (Reuters) - France remains divided over the proposed European constitution, a year after voters rejected the charter in a referendum that threw the European Union into disarray, according to a survey released on Monday.

2006-05-28 13:37:20

By Mike Collett-White and Kerstin Gehmlich CANNES, France (Reuters) - Director Ken Loach's "The Wind That Shakes The Barley," a moving drama about the Irish struggle for independence in 1920, won the "Palme d'Or" at the Cannes film festival on Sunday.

2006-05-16 17:04:45

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Video images of a hijacked airliner slamming into the Pentagon taken by two security cameras on September 11 were released for the first time by the U.S. government on Tuesday.

2006-05-12 17:41:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Convicted September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui on Friday appealed the life sentence he received earlier this month and a federal judge's denial of his request for a new trial. In a one-paragraph statement, Moussaoui's lawyers said he wanted the 4th U.S.

2006-05-12 00:13:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Zacarias Moussaoui was saved from a death sentence by a single juror who never explained his vote to other members of the jury that sent the September 11 conspirator to prison for life, The Washington Post reported on Friday.

2006-05-08 21:13:04

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge on Monday denied a request to withdraw his guilty plea by Zacarias Moussaoui, who was sentenced last week to life in prison for conspiracy in connection with the September 11 attacks.

2006-05-08 17:31:34

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge on Monday denied a request to withdraw his guilty plea by Zacarias Moussaoui, who was sentenced last week to life in prison for conspiracy in connection with the September 11 attacks.

2006-05-04 15:24:58

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The trial of September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui will do little to curb the threat of terrorism or make America safer, the architect of the secret U.S. program to whisk al Qaeda suspects abroad said on Thursday.

2006-05-04 15:27:47

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The trial of September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui will do little to curb the threat of terrorism or make America safer, the architect of the secret U.S. program to whisk al Qaeda suspects abroad said on Thursday.

2006-05-03 14:45:51

By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A U.S. jury has reached a verdict in the sentencing trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, who faces the death penalty for conspiracy in connection with the September 11 attacks, the court said on Wednesday. "The jury in U.S. v.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.