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2006-06-26 01:20:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force has deployed an updated version of its U-2 spy plane in South Korea, but a military official said on Monday the move was previously planned and not related to a possible North Korean missile launch. In recent days, U.S.

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2005-08-01 00:50:00

As the matt-black U-2 spy plane approaches, a sports car surges on to the runway and gives chase. Within seconds, the car is right behind the glider-winged, Pinocchio-nosed jet, which seems to fill the windshield as it edges toward the ground.

2005-07-30 20:56:39

By Martin Nesirky and Pascal Pinck OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (Reuters) - As the matt-black U-2 spy plane approaches, a sports car surges on to the runway and gives chase.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.