Thousands queued at Beijing's Mao
Zedong Mausoleum on Saturday for a glimpse of the embalmed
corpse of the former Great Helmsman on the 30th anniversary of
his death but Chinese state media kept coverage of the...
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"If President Roosevelt had no responsibility for matters in
connection with the Pearl Harbor attack, all blame for the mistakes
which were apparently made, must fall upon the Army and Navy. As the
President was in complete control of the whole situation, the Army and
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" MUMBAI (Reuters) - A prize-winning bikini competition contestant who claimed to represent Pakistan, sparking some outrage in the Muslim country, says she wanted to project the nation as a modern one. Officials in Pakistan, which does not hold beauty pageants, said on...
" 1 hour, 30 minutes ago BEIJING - A new panda mother who gave birth to twins this week accidentally crushed one of her newborns in her sleep, state media said Friday. Ya Ya, who lives in the south China's Chongqing Zoo, delivered the twin cubs about an hour apart on Tuesday....
" BEIJING (Reuters) -Staff at a zoo in southwest China are in mourning after a sleep-deprived panda dropped her two-day-old baby and crushed it to death, local media reported on Friday. "It was very sudden, but...
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" From correspondents in Washington Article from: Agence France-Presse Font size: + - Send this article: Print Email THE six world powers weighing possible sanctions against Iran over its disputed nuclear program plan to continue talks by telephone next week after a...
From September 24, 1941, the Japanese Consul General in Hawaii sent
a special series of messages back to Japan. This series of messages
made it obvious that Pearl Harbor was a target. Included were details
of the disposition of warships in the harbor. On October 9, 1941,...
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"Chinese police have detained a prominent human rights activist and Aids campaigner who has fought several high-profile cases.
More than 20 plain clothed policemen took Hu Jia from his home in Beijing, according to his wife, Zeng Jinyan."
"The attack was a surprise to our men at Pearl, their families, the
American public, and the world at large. But while the extent of the
human toll may have come as a shock to him, FDR was hardly surprised by
the attack itself."
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In Late July, as the United Nations Security Council
argued long into the night over the wording of a so-called presidential
statement castigating Israel for the bombing attack that killed four U.N.
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Dark as soy sauce, perfumed with a chemical stench, the liquid waste
from two paper mills overwhelmed the tiny village of Sugai. Villagers
tried to construct a makeshift dike, but the toxic water swept it...
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" Willie Drye for National Geographic News Powerful Hurricane John weakened this morning as it moved northwest in the Pacific Ocean just off the west coast of Mexico. Forecasters think the storm will regain strength later today. But John's center is expected to remain...