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INEXPERIENCED CREW BLAMED FOR USS VINCENNES TRAGEDY: 3 August 1988

“Nerves were shattered, and the training seemed nonexistent.”

The USS Vincennes Incident [1]

US Defense Department officials said that the investigation into the downing of an Iranian airliner by the USS Vincennes on July 3 blames the error on the high level psychological stress of the crew and its inexperience of combat situation.

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UN SECRETARY GENERAL TO ANNOUNCE CEASE-FIRE: 02 August 1988

”I express deep regret at the mission’s conclusion that chemical weapons continue to be used against Iranian forces and positions.”

Javier Perez de Cuellar, United Nations Secretary General…

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US AND IRAN IN TALKS OVER AMERICAN HOSTAGES: 01 August 1988

”We respect the wish of the PLO, the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people to secede from us in an independent Palestinian state.”

King Hussein of Jordan, August 1st 1988…

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SAQP2015 – SHORTLISTED ENTRIES

Pen Picture for Lockerbie High Street – Town Centre Regeneration

This entry was submitted by Dumfries and Galloway Council and has been shortlisted by the judges in the Development on the Ground category. 215 more words

Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning 2015

The Pace Hots Up

After Week 12, the battle for Division 1 supremacy is now running neck and neck as Kingholm Meadow and Panthers are on equal points with exactly the same results profile. 48 more words

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FLASHBACK: WIKIPEDIA Edited by the CIA

“I cannot confirm that the traffic you cite came from agency computers.

CIA Spokesperson (15/08/2007)

On this day eight years ago, OMNI (OhmyNewsInternational) published a piece regarding suspicious edits made to certain articles on Wikipedia.

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victims of mass murder

If stones could talk, what stories could the Isle of Skye tell.

Some stones can talk and do so loudly for those who care to listen. 244 more words

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