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2001 Sep 13
In Estonia the death toll from tainted alcohol, consumed in or near the seaside resort of Parnu, rose to 51. At least 85 more remained hospitalized and methanol was blamed.
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2001 Sep 13
Israeli forces entered Jenin and Jericho and Palestinian officials reported that 10 people were killed.
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2001 Sep 13
Peru issued an int’l. arrest warrant for former Pres. Alberto Fujimori on charges that he shared responsibility for 25 death-squad slayings in the early years of his rule.
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2002 Sep 13
Argentine police arrested Luis Ramirez Pineda (77), a retired Chilean army general, at a Buenos Aires hotel on an international warrant for alleged involvement in human rights abuses stemming from the 1973 coup in Chile.
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2002 Sep 13
It was reported that political theater in Brazil had taken on a new grass-roots form called the Theater of the Oppressed, wherein spectators stepped into scenes in "interventions" to take the part of the underdog.
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2002 Sep 13
President Bush said it was "highly doubtful" that Saddam Hussein would comply with demands that he disarm and avoid a confrontation with the world community. And he mocked Democrats and other lawmakers who wanted UN action before a congressional vote on confronting Saddam.
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2002 Sep 13
In Guatemala Miguel Angel Orozco (33), a policeman who had shot a woman, was seized and burned to death by an angry mob in Coatepeque. Radio stations quoted witnesses as saying Orozco had been drunk at the time.
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2002 Sep 13
Four Palestinians were killed in Gaza, including three in an explosion at a home believed to harbor a bomb workshop. Elsewhere, a Palestinian gunman died in a firefight with Israeli soldiers.
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2002 Sep 13
Iraq will pay up to $5,000 each to Palestinians whose home is demolished in the Israeli campaign against suspected militants, a pro-Iraqi group said Friday, hinting also that Iraq is supplying weapons to the Palestinians.
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2002 Sep 13
A top Iraqi official said Baghdad opposes the return of U.N. weapons inspectors and President Bush's speech to the United Nations was "full of lies." Iraq will attack Israel if it takes part in a U.S. strike against President Hussein's government, an Iraqi minister said in published remarks.
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2002 Sep 13
In Nepal 9 police officers were killed when their jeep drove over a land mine. The 6-year Maoist insurgency has left nearly 5,000 people dead.
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2002 Sep 13
Peru's Pres. Alejandro Toledo signed a $50 million loan agreement with World Bank to provide fresh water and sanitation facilities to more than a million people in rural areas of Peru.
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2002 Sep 13
Foreign ministers of the U.N. Security Council's permanent five nations said that Iraq's refusal to obey past U.N. resolutions "is a serious matter and that Iraq must comply." Russia, Europe and key Arab states piled pressure on Iraq on Friday to readmit U.N. weapons inspectors to avert possible U.S.-led military action.
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2002 Sep 13
In South Africa the Italian ship, the Jolly Rubino, that ran aground within the boundaries of the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, began leaking oil and was in danger of breaking up, according to conservation officials and a salvage company.
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2003 Sep 13
In Las Vegas, Sugar Shane Mosley beat Oscar De La Hoya, winning a close but unanimous decision to take the WBC and WBA 154-pound titles.
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2003 Sep 13
The California Democratic Party voted to endorse Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante while continuing to support Gov. Gray Davis in the Oct. 7 recall election.
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2003 Sep 13
Frank O'Bannon (73), Indiana Gov. since 1996, died. He had suffered a massive stroke in his Chicago hotel room on Sep 8. He was succeeded by Lt. Gov. Joe Kernan.
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2003 Sep 13
In Indian-controlled Kashmir suspected Islamic rebels killed a former lawmaker as gunbattles and other violence escalated across Indian-controlled Kashmir, leaving 20 people dead and 37 wounded.
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2003 Sep 13
Angry mourners swarmed Fallujah, Iraq, a day after eight Iraqi police were killed in a friendly fire incident involving U.S. troops; the U.S. military apologized for the deaths.
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2003 Sep 13
In the southern Philippines soldiers killed two suspected members of the Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf group and seized pictures of al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden and documents in Arabic language after storming a rebel camp.
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2004 Sep 13
Oakland posted a 7-6, 10 inning win over the Rangers in a game that was delayed in the ninth inning after Texas reliever Frank Francisco hurled a chair and hit two fans at the Coliseum; the chair hit a man in the head and broke a woman's nose.
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2004 Sep 13
In the Dominican Republic 4 youths were swept away and killed by monstrous waves from Hurricane Ivan in Santo Domingo.
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2004 Sep 13
Oprah Winfrey celebrated the premiere of her 19th season by surprising each of her 276 audience members with a new car.
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2004 Sep 13
A Sony Group-led consortium struck a deal to buy MGM for $3 billion.
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2004 Sep 13
Colorado became home to the country's newest national park as Interior Secretary Gale Norton officially reclassified the Great Sand Dunes National Monument. The dunes' foundation was laid about 25 million years ago through erosion of the San Juan Mountains. The sand dunes were declared a national monument in 1932 by President Herbert Hoover.
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2004 Sep 13
The US ban on assault rifles, signed in 1994 by Pres. Clinton, expired. The expiration means firearms like AK-47s, Uzis and TEC-9s can now be legally bought.
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2004 Sep 13
Scientists reported a new type of cancer-influencing gene that can either suppress or trigger tumors.
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2004 Sep 13
US warplanes pounded a suspected hideout of al-Qaida-linked militants in the Sunni insurgent stronghold of Fallujah, killing 20 people including women and children.
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2004 Sep 13
Two Australians and two East Asians have been kidnapped in Iraq, said a statement purportedly from the Islamic Secret Army handed out in the Sunni Muslim insurgent bastion of Samarra. A video posted on a Web site in the name of the militants purportedly showed the beheading of a kidnapped Turkish truck driver.
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2004 Sep 13
An Israeli helicopter fired a missile at a car in the West Bank town of Jenin, killing three Al Aqsa men. Israeli police shut down six Palestinian elections offices in east Jerusalem after seizing voter registration lists.
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2004 Sep 13
Pres. Putin announced a series of measures that would enhance Kremlin power. These included presidential selection of the governors for Russia’s 89 regions.
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2005 Sep 13
Norway's PM Kjell Magne Bondevik, who presided over four years of unprecedented prosperity fueled by high oil prices, said he will resign after a left-wing opposition bloc won parliamentary elections.
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2005 Sep 13
Negotiations aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program resumed in Beijing after a monthlong recess, but prospects for progress were uncertain as Pyongyang remained insistent on its right to use civilian atomic technology.
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2005 Sep 13
US forces along the Euphrates River attacked the insurgent stronghold of Haditha, capturing a militant with ties to al-Qaida in Iraq and killing four others.
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2005 Sep 13
Iwan Darmawan Mutho, alias Rois (30), an Indonesian Islamic militant, vowed revenge after he was sentenced to death for plotting a deadly bombing at the Australian embassy which was allegedly funded by Osama bin Laden.
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2005 Sep 13
It was reported that nearly 40 more detainees have joined a hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp for terror suspects, bringing the total to 128.
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2005 Sep 13
In Afghanistan the bodies of 7 men, killed by suspected Taliban rebels, were found in the central Afghan province of Uruzgan, along with the cards that entitled them to vote in upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections.
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2005 Sep 13
Sredoje Lukic, a top Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect, surrendered to the Serb authorities in Bosnia. He was indicted by a UN tribunal in 2000 for some of the worst atrocities in the Bosnian war.
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2005 Sep 13
Julio Cesar Turbay (89), former Colombian President (1978-1982), died. He negotiated the release in 1980 of dozens of diplomats held hostage by leftist rebels for 61 days.
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2005 Sep 13
Tens of thousands of people filled the center of Gaza City for the biggest Hamas demonstration ever seen here, celebrating Israel's pullout and listening to Hamas leaders vowing to continue the fight until Israelis leave the rest of the Palestinian areas.
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2005 Sep 13
The Dutch government said it plans to open an electronic file, effective Jan 1, 2007, on every child at birth as a tool to spot and protect the troubled kids of the future.
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2005 Sep 13
The UN General Assembly approved a watered-down, 35-page reform document after months of hard bargaining. The current text refers the issue back to the president of the General Assembly for further negotiations “with the aim of establishing the mandate, modalities, functions, size, composition, membership, working methods and procedures for the council.”
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2005 Sep 13
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez extended a preferential oil trade deal to 13 Caribbean countries in what he says is part of a plan to challenge U.S. economic domination of the region. The plan includes a $50 million fund to pay for social programs across the Caribbean, similar to those Chavez has started at home with rising oil profits.
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2005 Sep 13
Pres. Bush said he accepted responsibility for shortcomings in the federal government’s response to Hurricane Katrina.
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2005 Sep 13
Pres. Bush met briefly with Chinese Pres. Hu Jintao in NYC on the sidelines of the opening session of the UN General Assembly. Bush sought China's help to stop nuclear weapons programs in North Korea and Iran and won a pledge from President Hu Jintao to step up pressure on Pyongyang.
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2005 Sep 13
Louisiana authorities charged the owners of a New Orleans area nursing home with negligent homicide in the deaths of 34 patients in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The state death toll was raised to 423.
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2005 Sep 13
In SF unionized workers at California Pacific Medical Center in protest over the administration’s refusal to accept a federal mediator’s porposals for a new contract.
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2005 Sep 13
The customs chiefs at Moscow's international airport and the Pacific port of Nakhodka were suspended pending a smuggling investigation. Sheremetyevo Airport chief Igor Volkov and Nakhodka port chief Alexei Kotlyarov were suspended for a month.
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2005 Sep 13
The World Bank proposed a new accounting method that includes natural and human wealth.
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2006 Sep 13
Ann Richards (b.1933), former Texas Gov. (1990-1994), died after a battle with cancer. As governor, Richards appointed the first black University of Texas regent, the first crime victim on the state Criminal Justice Board, the first disabled person on the human services board and the first teacher to lead the State Board of Education. Under Richards, the fabled Texas Rangers pinned stars on their first black and female officers.
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2006 Sep 13
US financier George Soros pledged to invest 50 million dollars in a development project that aims to show how targeted investment can end extreme poverty in African villages. The Millennium Villages project is involved in 79 villages in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda.
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2006 Sep 13
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, while opening a road linking to Pakistan, said Pakistan and Afghanistan must unite to save their people from the menace of terrorism. Afghan and US-led coalition forces killed as many as 30 Taliban in raids on three villages in Ghazni province. In southern Helmand province police killed 16 Taliban in a mountainous area outside the town of Garmser. NATO announced that suicide bombings have killed 173 people in Afghanistan this year. 151 of the year's suicide attack victims were Afghan civilians, including children.
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2006 Sep 13
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao vowed to continue his vast country's opening up to the international community, notably rejecting suggestions Beijing is set to crack down on foreign media.
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2006 Sep 13
International police deployed to East Timor in the wake of unrest in May formally handed over their authority to the UN at a ceremony in the capital. A battle between rival gangs armed with machetes killed one fighter and injured five others in Dili.
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2006 Sep 13
In Iraq police found the bodies of 65 men who had been tortured, shot and dumped, most around Baghdad. Car bombs, mortar attacks and shootings killed at least 39 people around Iraq and injured dozens more.
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2006 Sep 13
In Jordan a military court convicted 10 suspected militants in two separate terrorism cases that included conspiracies to kill Americans. Lawmakers approved a measure that would only allow a state-appointed council to issue religious edicts, a move aimed at denying Islamic hard-liners a forum for disseminating extremist ideology. The measure will become law with the expected approval of the upper house of Parliament and the king.
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2006 Sep 13
A helicopter crashed in Siberia, killing three of the four people aboard, an emergency official said. The MD-600 helicopter crashed about 12 miles from the city Novokuznetsk in the Kemerovo region about 1,850 miles east of Moscow.
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2006 Sep 13
In South Korea hundreds of workers bulldozed homes in a village to make way for the expansion of a US military base set to become the Americans' new headquarters, despite strong objections from protesters.
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2006 Sep 13
Zimbabwe police arrested trade union leaders and blocked streets and the main square of the capital to thwart an anti-government march, and the main labor federation apparently called off a planned nationwide strike at the last minute.
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2006 Sep 13
In California water users and environmentalists announced a settlement that requires Friant to release 364,000 to 462,000 acre-feet of water in normal years to the San Joaquin River, the state’s 2nd longest river.
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