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1994 Nov 14
In the Czech Republic the TV station Nova began its first commercial broadcast in Eastern Europe with the film "Sophie’s Choice."
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1994 Nov 14
Heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Gordon swept across Haiti, killing several hundred people.
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1995 Nov 14
1995 Nov 20
The US government instituted a partial shutdown, closing national parks and museums while government offices operated with skeleton crews.
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1995 Nov 14
US Representative Enid Greene Waldholtz (Republican, Utah) filed for divorce from her husband, Joe, who was under federal investigation for possible campaign financing improprieties. Joe Waldholtz spent 22 months in federal prison.
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1995 Nov 14
Jack Finney (84), author (Body Snatchers, Time and Again), died of pneumonia.
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1995 Nov 14
In Liberia extra-judicial killings left 7 soldiers dead. In 2012 a US immigration judge ordered George Boley (62), the former leader of the Liberian Peace Council, out of the country in upstate New York citing "credible reports" that Boley authorized the executions of seven of his soldiers on this day.
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1996 Nov 14
The first General Motors electric automobile, the EV1, was produced in Lansing, Mich. Its range was estimated at 70-90 miles before recharge.
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1996 Nov 14
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, the senior Roman Catholic prelate in the United States and leader of Chicago's 2.3 million Catholics, died at his home at age 68, surrounded by family and friends.
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1996 Nov 14
In Algeria militants slit the throats of 18 more people. 11 in Ain-Dema and 7 in Douar Zemala.
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1996 Nov 14
In Guatemala villagers in Momostenango broke into the town jail where 4 men were jailed on charges of assault and robbery of bus passengers. They were beat, doused with gasoline and burned to death. It was later learned that the victims were 2 artists, a dentist, and a minister from a neighboring state hunting rabbits.
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1996 Nov 14
In Mexico PRI deputies approved the rewritten "all-party accords" that had been initially designed to stem their power.
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1996 Nov 14
Armed men surrounded the Mugunga refugee camp in eastern Zaire and began shooting indiscriminately at its inhabitants as they huddled for safety or tried to flee. Hundreds of men, women and children died over a three-day period, according to eyewitnesses and forensic evidence later gathered from mass graves.
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1997 Nov 14
In Zimbabwe the dollar, stock market and economy all crashed over concerns about payoffs to former guerrillas and the consequences of seizing 1,480 mostly white-owned farms. Zimbabwe’s currency plunged a record 72%, an episode later regarded as the precursor of its subsequent economic meltdown.
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1997 Nov 14
Pres. Clinton signed a bill containing $250 million to buy 7,500 acres in the headwaters forest of northern California. The agreement with Charles Hurwitz was revised in 1998 and protection was tentatively established for 12 of 13 stands of redwoods and Pacific Lumber was to be allowed to log one grove.
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1997 Nov 14
A US federal court ruled that spent reactor fuel must be accepted by the Energy Dept. beginning no later than Jan 31, even though no disposal site yet exists. Financial penalties could result.
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1997 Nov 14
A jury in Fairfax, Va., decided that Pakistani national Mir Aimal Kasi should get the death penalty for gunning down two CIA employees outside agency headquarters. Kasi was sentenced to death in January 1998. He was executed Nov 14, 2002.
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1997 Nov 14
Sara Lister, assistant secretary of the Army for manpower and reserve affairs, resigned in the wake of political pressure after she called Marines "extremists" and mocked their uniforms as "checkerboard fancy."
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1997 Nov 14
In Cameroon Pres. Paul Biya launched a campaign to fight millions of locusts in the northern part of the country where crops were already decimated by drought, animal and birds.
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1997 Nov 14
The Hong Kong stock market was down 30% over the last month.
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1997 Nov 14
In Russia Pres. Yeltsin fired deputy chief of staff Alexander Kazakov due to a $90,000 advance payment for a book on the history of state owned property sales. Kazakov presided over relations between the Kremlin and local governments. He was expected to keep his position as chairman of the board of Gazprom. The following day he fired 2 more ministers, privatization chief Maxim Boiko and Federal Bankruptcy Commission chief Pyotr Mostovoi.
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1998 Nov 14
In Argentina negotiators from 150 countries agreed to set a 2 year deadline for adopting operational rules for cutting emissions of industrial waste gases that were believed to cause global warming.
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1998 Nov 14
The US tobacco industry agreed to a $260 billion settlement of state’s claims for public health costs due to smoking. In 2002 W. Kip Viscusi authored "Smoke-Filled Rooms and Martha Derthick authored "Up In Smoke," an examination of the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), negotiated among the tobacco companies, tort lawyers and state attorneys general.
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1998 Nov 14
In Oceanside, Ca., Matthew Cecchi (9) was killed in a restroom by a knife slash to the neck. Brandon Wilson (20), a drifter from Wisconsin, was picked up within days and admitted to the murder. A jury in 1999 recommended that Wilson be executed. Wilson was sentenced to death Nov 4. On Nov 17, 2011, Wilson was found hanging in his death row cell at San Quentin.
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1998 Nov 14
In Jakarta residents of poor neighborhoods attacked shopping malls, banks, car dealerships and Chinese-owned shops. Troops took action to quell the rioting and one police officer was reported killed.
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1998 Nov 14
Iraq backed down and agreed to submit to UN weapons inspections as US forces were poised for attack.
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1998 Nov 14
In Malaysia thousands gathered to criticize Prime Minister Mahathir as world leaders gathered for the 6th APEC forum.
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1999 Nov 14
UN sanctions against Afghanistan went into effect following the Taliban refusal to turn over Osama bin Laden. Int'l. flights were banned and overseas assets were frozen.
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1999 Nov 14
Democrat Bill Bradley took center court at New York’s Madison Square Garden for a $1.5 million presidential campaign fund-raiser that featured his old Knick teammates and former basketball rivals.
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1999 Nov 14
Pres. Clinton flew to Turkey for talks on Cyprus.
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1999 Nov 14
In Columbia the 3rd bomb blast in a week injured a worker at El Tiempo newspaper in Cali.
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1999 Nov 14
In Macedonia Boris Trajkovsky (43) of the right centrist VMRO DPMNE party was the winner in a runoff election with 53% of the vote. Some 35,000 people later protested the results.
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1999 Nov 14
Pakistan was suspended from the Commonwealth of former British-ruled nations over the military regime's refusal to set a timeline for elections.
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1999 Nov 14
In the Philippines Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels clashed with soldiers on Mindanao and 2 people were killed in Tibao.
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1999 Nov 14
In Sri Lanka a bomb injured 34 people at an opposition rally for Ranil Wickremesinghe.
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1999 Nov 14
In Ukraine Pres. Kuchma won a 2nd term by a 56% margin over Petro Symonenko with 97% of the ballots counted.
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2000 Nov 14
Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush's fragile 300-vote lead over Al Gore, hours after a judge refused to lift a 5 p.m. deadline; however, the judge gave Harris the authority to accept or reject follow-up manual recount totals.
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2000 Nov 14
MP3.com agreed to pay $53.4 million in damages to Universal Music Group.
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2000 Nov 14
Pioneering CBS Radio newsman Robert Trout died in New York at age 91.
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2000 Nov 14
In Indonesia some 50,000 rallied for independence in Aceh.
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2000 Nov 14
In Iraq a bomb killed 6 people in Irbil.
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2000 Nov 14
Israeli troops shot dead 3 Palestinian teenagers (13-19) and a man was killed after settlers threw rocks at his car.
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2000 Nov 14
In the Philippines some 20,000 marched in Manila for the ouster of Pres. Estrada.
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2001 Nov 14
In Afghanistan the Northern Alliance pushed toward Kunduz and Kandahar. 8 Western relief workers were rescued including 2 Americans. Mohammed Atef, a top al Qaeda military strategist, was believed killed by a bomb near Kabul. US air strikes at Gardez killed 23 civilians.
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2001 Nov 14
The UN Security Council approved a resolution to fill the political vacuum in Afghanistan and to provide security in areas freed by anti-Taliban forces.
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2001 Nov 14
Britain pledged 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan in addition to 4,500 already in the war zone.
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2001 Nov 14
Provincial governors agreed to drastic spending cuts.
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2001 Nov 14
Jonathan Franzan won the national Book Award in fiction for "The Corrections." Andrew Solomon, gay psychiatrist, won the non-fiction award for "The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression."
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2001 Nov 14
Pres. Bush nominated Sean O’Keefe, deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, to head NASA.
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2001 Nov 14
Pres. Bush welcomed Pres. Putin to his Prairie Chapel Ranch. They continued their talks a day after the two leaders agreed at the White House to reduce their countries' nuclear stockpiles.
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2001 Nov 14
Attorney Gen. Ashcroft unveiled an overhaul of the INS. Law enforcement and service operations would be split.
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2001 Nov 14
The Microsoft Xbox, a video game player, went on sale for $299.
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2001 Nov 14
The rout of the Taliban in Afghanistan accelerated with the Islamic militia losing control of Jalalabad in the east, once-loyal Pashtun tribesmen joining in the revolt in the south, and many of their fighters fleeing into the mountains to evade U.S. airstrikes.
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2001 Nov 14
The Northern Alliance pushed toward Kunduz and Kandahar. 8 Western relief workers were rescued including 2 Americans. Mohammed Atef, a top al Qaeda military strategist, was believed killed by a bomb near Kabul. US air strikes at Gardez killed 23 civilians.
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2001 Nov 14
Palestinian police arrested a top Islamic Jihad militant and sparked an anti-Arafat protest in Jenin.
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2001 Nov 14
In Doha, Qatar, 142 nations agreed to launch a new round of world trade (WTO) talks in negotiations that went 24 hours past the scheduled end. The centerpiece of the round was freer trade in farm goods.
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2001 Nov 14
In Stavropol, Russia, 5 men convicted of plotting bomb attacks, were sentenced 9-15 years in prison. All 5 were said to have attended terrorist camps in Chechnya run by an associate of Osama bin Laden.
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2002 Nov 14
Australia added four more Islamic groups to its list of banned "terrorist" organizations and said that anyone linked to the groups and living in Australia would be targeted by police and security forces.
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2002 Nov 14
In Sydney, Australia, some 1,000 protesters demonstrated against globalization and a possible war with Iraq, and blocked downtown intersections in defiance of a ban on mass street gatherings imposed for a two-day mini-summit of the World Trade Organization.
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2002 Nov 14
Argentina will not fully meet an $809 million World Bank debt payment deadline, resulting in a multilateral debt default that will likely cut off one of its last avenues to aid.
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2002 Nov 14
Chinese Communist Party chief Jiang Zemin ushered in a new generation of leaders under Hu Jintao in the first orderly succession since the party took power in 1949.
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