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2006-02-19 15:48:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Sunday it had blocked the accounts of the Islamic charity KindHearts, citing links to the Palestinian group Hamas, which Washington considers a terrorist organization. The Treasury Department it froze the accounts of the Toledo, Ohio-based nonprofit group "pending investigation." "KindHearts is the progeny of Holy Land Foundation and Global Relief Foundation, which attempted to mask their support for terrorism behind the facade of...

2005-11-02 18:29:05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday denied a new trial for a man convicted in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, but said government "incompetence" denied the man, said to be Osama bin Laden's personal secretary, some of his rights. The defendant, Wadih El-Hage, was seeking to overturn his 2001 conviction for playing a role in the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people. Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy rejected his...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.