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2006-08-21 00:02:17

By Kemp Powers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The American schoolteacher suspected of murdering child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey arrived on Sunday night in the United States, where he will face questioning about the 1996 killing. John Mark Karr, 41, landed in Los Angeles at around 9:30 p.m. (0430 GMT) after traveling in business class from Bangkok, Thailand with U.S. law enforcement officials aboard a Thai Airways flight. A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said...

2006-08-20 08:58:17

By Prapan Chankaew BANGKOK (Reuters) - The American schoolteacher suspected of murdering JonBenet Ramsey left Thailand on Sunday on a plane bound for the United States, where he will face questions over the 1996 killing of the child beauty queen. John Mark Karr, 41, was aboard a Thai Airways flight which took off at 1300 GMT and was scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. Thai officials said he would fly in business class, accompanied by at least two U.S. law...

2006-08-20 08:41:08

By Prapan Chankaew BANGKOK (Reuters) - The American schoolteacher suspected of murdering JonBenet Ramsey left Thailand on Sunday on a plane bound for the United States, where he will face questions over the 1996 killing of the child beauty queen. John Mark Karr, 41, was aboard a Thai Airways flight which took off at 1300 GMT and was scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. Thai officials said he would fly in business class, accompanied by at least two U.S. law...

2006-08-20 05:11:08

By Prapan Chankaew BANGKOK (Reuters) - The schoolteacher suspected of murdering JonBenet Ramsey was taken to Bangkok airport on Sunday for a flight to the United States where he will possibly face charges in connection with the 1996 killing of the child beauty queen. Dressed in a red shirt and tie, John Mark Karr, 41, looked composed but nervous as he arrived at Bangkok's international airport escorted by Thai police. He did not answer reporters' questions. Karr was due to board a...

2006-08-20 04:49:20

By Prapan Chankaew BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police escorted American schoolteacher John Mark Karr to Bangkok airport on Sunday for deportation to the United States to face charges in connection with the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Dressed in a short-sleeved shirt and tie, Karr, 41, looked composed as he was taken from his cell in Bangkok's immigration department to a police van for the drive to the airport. He was due to board a Thai Airways flight direct to...

2006-08-20 04:38:42

By Prapan Chankaew BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police escorted American schoolteacher John Mark Karr to Bangkok airport on Sunday for deportation to the United States to face charges in connection with the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Dressed in a short-sleeved shirt and tie, Karr, 41, looked composed as he was taken from his cell in Bangkok's immigration department to a police van for the drive to the airport. He was due to board a Thai Airways flight direct to...

2006-08-19 04:56:50

BANGKOK (Reuters) - John Mark Karr, the American primary school teacher suspected of killing child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey a decade ago, was expected to be deported to the United States on Sunday, a Thai policeman said. Karr, 41, was due to be put on a direct flight to Los Angeles, said the official, who asked not to be identified. He was then expected to be flown to Boulder, Colorado for questioning after telling reporters in Bangkok he was with the six-year-old child when she...

2006-08-19 02:42:56

BANGKOK (Reuters) - John Mark Karr, the American primary school teacher suspected of killing child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey a decade ago, should be deported to the United States by Tuesday, a top Thai policeman said. Immigration Police chief Lieutenant-General Suwat Tumroungsiskul told Reuters the Thai government hoped the paperwork for sending the 41-year-old Karr back would be completed in time for him to leave on Sunday. But that was not yet certain, he said on Saturday and it...

2006-08-18 02:33:19

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities hope to deport the American accused of the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey to the United States this weekend, officials said on Friday as questions surfaced over the schoolteacher's story. John Mark Karr, 41, arrested in Bangkok this week, told reporters he was with six-year-old JonBenet when she died but her death at Christmas a decade ago was an accident. Casting doubt on his story, his ex-wife Lara told...

2006-08-18 01:19:07

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities hope to deport the American accused of the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey to the United States this weekend, officials said on Friday as questions surfaced over the schoolteacher's story. John Mark Karr, 41, was arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday and charged with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault. Speaking to reporters the next day, Karr said he was with six-year-old JonBenet when she died but her death...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'