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2006-03-10 19:02:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI warned U.S. law enforcement officials on Friday that an extremist message board suggested carrying out suicide bombings at U.S. college basketball tournament sites but emphasized there was no evidence of a specific threat. "It was some information contained in a routine intelligence advisory that goes out to all law enforcement officials," said FBI spokesman Mike Kortan. "The advisory did state clearly that the government has no information that would...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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