Simply for visiting Iran two years ago as part of a humanitarian mission!
Deja vu all over again as CIA buttboy and neocon poster boy Ahmad Chalabi emerges as a candidate for Iraq's new prime minister.
Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg Moonlights as Cab Driver
June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements.
June 14, 1978. Jimmy Carter alleges Cuban involvement in Zaire uprising. Castro denies it. Negotiations with China put on fast track. Washington poses questions on Israel intentions on Gaza and West Bank, causes rift in Israeli government. UN in session over Lebanon question. Northern Lebanon uneasy over killing of former president Franjileh's son, daughter-in-law and grand-daughter by Phalangist gunmen. Japan concerned over oil spills as the result of recent earthquake. Jimmy Carter meets with Indian PM Desai. A roundup of 1978 mid-term election results.
News of the day in 1938. News from Radio Prague on the previous days elections in Czechoslovakia. Election results and the Sudeten-German crisis. May 16, 1938.
May 9, 1978 - The death of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro, kidnapped by members of the Red Brigade and found dead after 55 days. Italy in state of shock and outrage. FBI calls for stepped up domestic Anti-Terrorism measures. Dramatic rescue of passengers from downed National Airlines Flight 193 off Florida coast.
May 2, 1979BT (Before Thatcher) - final day of campaigning ahead of British Elections. Incumbent Prime Minister James Callahan projected to win. Ayatulla Mohatari assassinated in Tehran, group calling themselves Forghan claim responsibility. Seven bombs go off in Paris. Kurt Waldheim visits North Korea. Jimmy Carter begins talks with Japanese PM Masayoshi Ohira over trade imbalance. Arthur Fiedler celebrates 50th anniversary as Music Director of Boston Pops. John Wayne back in Hospital.
Here's the latest on News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch's troubles in the U.K. where he denied to a British court that he's ever used his political power to get favorable treatment for his business interests. I sincerely hope we see some fallout
April 24, 1998 - Yeltsin finally wins, gets Sergei Kiriyenko approved as new Prime Minister. First executions of convicted genocide perpetrators in Rwanda. Aid workers held hostage in Somalia released. Despite death of James Earl Ray, investigation of Martin Luther King assassination to continue. Merger talks and big promises from United Airlines and Delta Airlines. Labor disputes in Airline industry. Oj Simpson daughter Arnell busted on drunk driving in Los Angeles. Cost of Health Insurance premiums threaten to increase by double-digits.
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