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2012-02-01 00:55:33

N.Y., L.A., Miami, San Francisco, D.C. Top List; Maricopa, Ariz. Rising Nearly a third of all terrorist attacks from 1970 to 2008 occurred in just five metropolitan U.S. counties, but events continue to occur in rural areas, spurred on by domestic actors, according to a report published today by researchers in the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence based at the...

2010-04-13 09:56:00

PITTSBURGH, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh, PA-based Inspira marks the success of 401kDIRECT's implementation of its IRA solution. In the fall of 2009, due to increasing demands and the expanding IRA market, respected retirement plan provider 401kDIRECT recognized the need to employ a new IRA solution. They required a system that would give the company and its clients simplified access to the entire IRA marketplace, including Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, SEPs, Simples and IRA...

2006-04-26 11:43:47

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - The Irish Republican Army (IRA) continues to wind down the military machine used in its 30-year guerrilla war against British rule in Northern Ireland, the province's ceasefire watchdog said on Wednesday. The main pro-British party welcomed the findings but said the pace of change was too slow, casting fresh doubt on whether a renewed bid by London and Dublin to end political stalemate in Northern Ireland this year can succeed. The Independent...

2006-04-26 05:51:11

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Irish Republican Army (IRA), which fought a 30-year guerrilla war against British rule in Northern Ireland, continues to wind down its military machine, the province's ceasefire watchdog said on Wednesday. The Independent Monitoring Commission's (IMC) findings will be scrutinized after Dublin and London this month launched an effort to persuade the province's feuding politicians to share power. The commission said it had an "absolutely clear view" that the...

2006-04-07 06:17:04

BELFAST (Reuters) - The Irish Republican Army was not behind this week's murder of an Irish nationalist who spied for Britain, the dead man's family said on Friday in a statement that criticized the media for revealing his whereabouts. "We acknowledge the speedy statement from the IRA disassociating themselves from this murder," the family said in a statement issued by their solicitors in Northern Ireland. "We believe that statement to be true." The guerrilla group, which last July...

2006-04-04 15:52:30

By Paul Hoskins and Michael Smith DUBLIN (Reuters) - Police launched a murder inquiry on Tuesday after finding the mutilated body of former Sinn Fein member Denis Donaldson who last year admitted spying on fellow Irish nationalists on behalf of British security forces. The Irish Republican Army, which like Sinn Fein wants to end British rule in Northern Ireland, denied it was behind a killing that risks heightening mistrust two days before a fresh bid by Dublin and London to end a...

2006-04-04 14:17:42

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - A former member of Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein who spied for Britain was found shot dead on Tuesday, just two days before a fresh bid by London and Dublin to end Northern Ireland's political stalemate. Police in the Republic of Ireland confirmed they were investigating the discovery of a man in his mid-50s in the northwestern county of Donegal. "The State Pathologist has been contacted and the scene is being preserved pending the...

2006-04-04 13:20:48

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Irish Republican Army (IRA) said on Tuesday it was not involved in the death of Denis Donaldson, a former member of the guerrilla group's political ally Sinn Fein who last year admitted spying for the British. "The IRA had no involvement whatsoever in the death of Denis Donaldson," the IRA said in a brief statement.

2006-04-04 13:51:03

LONDON (Reuters) - A former senior member of Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, expelled by the party in December after he admitted he had been spying for Britain, was found shot dead on Tuesday, Britain's Sky television reported. Denis Donaldson was found dead in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, the report said, without giving further details. Donaldson was a convicted IRA bomber who spent time in prison with now Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and was head of Sinn Fein's...

2006-04-04 12:39:43

LONDON (Reuters) - A former senior member of Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, expelled by the party in December after he admitted he had been spying for Britain, was found shot dead on Tuesday, Britain's Sky television reported. Denis Donaldson was found dead in Donegal in Ireland, the report said, without giving further details.


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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