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They make an odd couple, Carlos and George. Argentine President Carlos Saul Menem: shortish, dapper and flamboyant, a provincial populist. President George Bush: nearly a head taller, conventional, a pillar of the Establishment. And yet the two have a "very loyal, very sincere friendship," Menem remarked when Bush visited Argentina in December. Loyal and sincere as it may be, the friendship also fits into Menem's policy of cultivating close relations between Argentina and the United States for pragmatic reasons.
September 3, 1988
I went to Irvine Meadows (Amphitheatre) to hear the best of Beethoven, but three times Beethoven was drowned out by screeching, low-flying jets that completely circled the amphitheater before landing at El Toro. I plead with the politicians who were there and others to use their influence with the military to change those jet flights, at least those after 8:30 p.m. And please get them to decrease our noise pollution by ending the buddy system of flying where two or more aircraft fly closely together.
June 18, 1991 | LILY ENG
Unlike other children, sixth-grader Becky Fogarty is not looking forward to summer and the end of school. Not only does Becky have to leave Carl H. Hankey Elementary School behind for junior high, she has to say goodby to her little friend, Angela Yee, a third-grader. "I feel like I've learned a lot from her and she's learned a lot from me," Becky said. "She's nice to talk to and nice to be with."
January 17, 2009 | TONY PERRY
In response to the "prolonged, escalating violence" in Mexico, the commanding general of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force has tightened regulations for all Marines who want to travel south of the border, officials said. Lt. Gen. Samuel Holland has ordered that all Marines and sailors under his command seek a "liberty chit" from a lieutenant colonel. In the past, that regulation has applied only to younger enlisted ranks. Marines and sailors cannot travel alone to Mexico and must use the buddy system.
July 28, 1986 | DONNA PERLMUTTER
For Tim Miller the line between creative fancy and confessional document is a thin one, perhaps an inseparable one, perhaps even a pointless one. But it's easy to see how both forces, creating and confessing, energize the completed version of his "Buddy Systems," which opened a three-week run Saturday at Hollywood's Cast-at-the-Circle Theatre. He is not alone, this performance artist whose feverish rant and childlike simplicity mark the trail to self-revelation.
In Leticia Hernandez's Oceanside neighborhood some parents have started to walk with their children rather than let them out by themselves. At a nearby community center, a buddy system has started. "Just about everybody is concerned," said Alondra Foreman, a 25-year resident. "Most of the parents are keeping the children in. The ones that I've seen (outside) have been with their parents." Foreman's own two children play within a fenced-in yard.
November 3, 2012 | By Ben Bolch
TITLE CONTENDER 1. MIAMI (2-1)     The 72-win Chicago Bulls are already resting easier. 2. OKLA. CITY (1-1)    The glue of the franchise never got a chance to fully Harden. NEEDING A FEW SWING STATES 3. SAN ANTONIO (3-0)    Nobody constructs a roster suited for the regular season like these guys. 4. CLIPPERS (2-0)     Reserve unit alone appears capable of contending for Pacific Division title. 5. BOSTON (1-2)     Could slow-starting Celtics finally have some empathy for Lakers?
December 29, 2003
A drop of almost 25% in homicides this year is a welcome sign that Police Chief William J. Bratton's overhaul of the Los Angeles Police Department is showing results on the street. At the same time, a recently announced city settlement is a reminder of the chief's other challenge: steering the department clear of its reputation for brutality and corruption. The L.A. City Council has agreed to pay $6 million to settle nine lawsuits brought by LAPD officers who said they were fired or suffered other retaliation for blowing the whistle on fellow officers.
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