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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.

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.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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