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July 31, 2006
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July 31, 2006
There are inebriated people everywhere. You cannot say they are drunk, insofar as they are not lying under a fence, but there are a lot of people under the influence."
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By Los Angeles Times | August 6, 1995
NEW DELHI, India -- The grisly killing has been dubbed India's "crime of the decade." For many, it underlines in blood the ties between the nation's politicians and criminals.On July 2, police say, Sushil Sharma gunned down his wife, Naina Sahni, perhaps fearing that she was having an affair. He tried to dispose of her body by incinerating it in his restaurant's tandoor, the oven used to bake bread and north Indian culinary delicacies.What made the crime leap into the headlines was Mr. Sharma's political prominence.
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By ANDREW A. GREEN AND DOUG DONOVAN and ANDREW A. GREEN AND DOUG DONOVAN,SUN REPORTERS | February 16, 2006
Citing concerns about the accuracy of Baltimore crime statistics, a group of mostly Washington-area legislators, backed by Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, announced yesterday that it will introduce a bill requiring a statewide audit of police department figures. The sponsors, who include Baltimore Sen. Lisa A. Gladden and Del. Jill P. Carter, said recent reports of questions about the city's crime statistics make them want to ensure that the figures are reported accurately and uniformly across the state.
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By Frank Langfitt and Frank Langfitt,SUN STAFF | November 16, 2003
Reviled as the world's most devastating terrorist attack, Sept. 11 has been a political failure so far. And the ideology that fueled it, Political Islam, has fared little better. Political Islam may seem like the new threat to most Americans, but it has been on a losing streak for the past decade - humiliated in Afghanistan, bloodied in Algeria, chastened in Turkey and besieged in Iran. Instead of a major blow in a long war by militant Islamists, Sept. 11 may be seen one day as an act of frustration driven by a fading ideology.
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By ANDREW A. GREEN AND DOUG DONOVAN and ANDREW A. GREEN AND DOUG DONOVAN,SUN REPORTERS | February 16, 2006
Citing concerns about the accuracy of Baltimore crime statistics, a group of mostly Washington-area legislators, backed by Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, announced yesterday that it will introduce a bill requiring a statewide audit of police department figures. The sponsors, who include Baltimore Sen. Lisa A. Gladden and Del. Jill P. Carter, said recent reports of questions about the city's crime statistics make them want to ensure that the figures are reported accurately and uniformly across the state.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | December 23, 2006
HOUSTON -- Southern Methodist University has all but won the competition to host a $200 million George W. Bush presidential library. Officials announced this week that the school will be the "sole focus" of talks next month. That means the two other finalists - Baylor University and the University of Dallas - will wait on the sidelines as the selection committee enters what chairman Don Evans in a statement called the "next phase of deliberations." A final decision could come in late January or early February.
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By David Holley and David Holley,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 24, 2003
MOSCOW -- Corrupt police officers linked with gangsters have been planting false evidence on victims and extorting bribes from them, Interior Minister Boris Gryzlov said yesterday amid a wave of arrests. These "wolves in sheep's clothing" include agents of the criminal investigation department of the Moscow police, Gryzlov told reporters, adding that they have "planted handguns and drugs, instituted criminal investigations and then extorted money for closing them." Gryzlov portrayed the new wave of searches and arrests as the first step in a "war on organized crime and corruption," which he proclaimed Friday during a visit to the southern city of Rostov-on-Don.
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By Newsday | March 26, 1993
MOSCOW -- More than once during the political crisis gripping Russia, the country's constitution has been compared to an old quilt that has been patched and mended rather than replaced.The 15-year-old, much-amended document has become a key element in the power struggle between reform-minded democrats and their more conservative, centrist and Communist rivals.Observers say that the Russian constitution is outdated, contradictory and vague and cannot serve a country in transition, much less one in crisis.
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By Hector Tobar and Hector Tobar,LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 23, 2007
MEXICO CITY -- Rigoberta Menchu, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Maya Indian who has long been a symbol of indigenous pride and defiance, has announced her candidacy in Guatemala's presidential election. Menchu, 48, made the announcement after meeting late Wednesday with Nineth Montenegro, a respected human-rights activist and leader of the Encounter for Guatemala political party. Menchu will be the party's candidate in the September vote. Seen by many in Guatemala as a polarizing figure, Menchu told reporters she will run as a candidate of reconciliation and unity in a country where political and ethnic divisions have often played out violently.
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By Frank Langfitt and Frank Langfitt,SUN STAFF | November 16, 2003
Reviled as the world's most devastating terrorist attack, Sept. 11 has been a political failure so far. And the ideology that fueled it, Political Islam, has fared little better. Political Islam may seem like the new threat to most Americans, but it has been on a losing streak for the past decade - humiliated in Afghanistan, bloodied in Algeria, chastened in Turkey and besieged in Iran. Instead of a major blow in a long war by militant Islamists, Sept. 11 may be seen one day as an act of frustration driven by a fading ideology.
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By Los Angeles Times | August 6, 1995
NEW DELHI, India -- The grisly killing has been dubbed India's "crime of the decade." For many, it underlines in blood the ties between the nation's politicians and criminals.On July 2, police say, Sushil Sharma gunned down his wife, Naina Sahni, perhaps fearing that she was having an affair. He tried to dispose of her body by incinerating it in his restaurant's tandoor, the oven used to bake bread and north Indian culinary delicacies.What made the crime leap into the headlines was Mr. Sharma's political prominence.
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November 16, 1992
Given the controversy between Jesse Jackson and Bill Clinton over the remarks of rap artist Sister Souljah this summer, many observers were anxious to see whether Mr. Clinton's supposed snub of the black leader would have any effect on black voter turnout on Election Day. Last week the first exit poll data began trickling in -- and the results were, well, yes and no.On the Friday after Election Day, the Joint Center for Political Studies in Washington reported...
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By Tyler Marshall and Sebastian Rotella and Tyler Marshall and Sebastian Rotella,LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 9, 2005
PARIS -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reached out to America's allies in Europe yesterday, urging them to set aside the differences that have strained trans-Atlantic ties since the invasion of Iraq and join with the United States to broaden the boundaries of freedom in the world. Rice's 25-minute speech, delivered at one of France's premier schools of political learning, was a high-profile effort to win European support for President Bush's ambitious vision of spreading democracy to the Middle East.
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