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February 2, 1993 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The FBI has stepped up its scrutiny of Muslim militants in the United States who are raising funds for the Palestinian Hamas organization, and the State Department has decided to add the group to its official list of terrorist factions, officials said Monday.
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February 2, 1993 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The FBI has stepped up its scrutiny of Muslim militants in the United States who are raising funds for the Palestinian Hamas organization, and the State Department has decided to add the group to its official list of terrorist factions, officials said Monday.
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December 2, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prosecutors in Springfield, Mass., said they will not retry three alleged revolutionaries charged with trying to overthrow the government, ending one of the longest and costliest criminal cases in U.S. history. A mistrial had been declared after a jury cleared the three of charges they tried to overthrow the government by force. It deadlocked on whether alleged bombing exploits constituted racketeering.
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September 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Three radical leftists have agreed to plead guilty in bombings at the U.S. Capitol and seven other places, and the government has said it will drop all charges against three other defendants. Laura J. Whitehorn, Linda S. Evans and Marilyn J. Buck are to plead guilty Friday in U.S. District Court of conspiring to set off the eight bombs, which damaged property but caused no bodily harm, according to papers filed in federal court. The Nov.
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February 22, 1987 | Associated Press
The Navy plans to expand its special warfare SEAL forces by roughly 1,000 men by 1990, and, in the process, has begun construction projects from Puerto Rico to San Clemente Island, Calif., an internal document shows. Much of the construction involves training facilities, although there are some "operational" projects as well. The unorthodox commando units are also acquiring new equipment, from fast strike boats to underwater "swimmer delivery vehicles" armed with torpedoes.
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September 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Three radical leftists have agreed to plead guilty in bombings at the U.S. Capitol and seven other places, and the government has said it will drop all charges against three other defendants. Laura J. Whitehorn, Linda S. Evans and Marilyn J. Buck are to plead guilty Friday in U.S. District Court of conspiring to set off the eight bombs, which damaged property but caused no bodily harm, according to papers filed in federal court. The Nov.
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April 16, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Less than 24 hours after the signing of the Geneva accords on Afghanistan, the Soviet news agency Tass accused the United States on Friday of trying to undercut the agreement by continuing to supply weapons to the Afghan insurgents. "Washington is confirming its policy of neo-globalism, a course of export of counterrevolution," the news agency said.
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April 3, 1992 | From Associated Press
Afghan President Najibullah and the Muslim rebels fighting to overthrow his Communist-style government endorsed a plan Thursday to end their country's 13-year-old civil war. The peace plan would transfer power from Najibullah to a transitional government selected late this month by about 500 Afghans representing every faction--from the Kabul government through the range of exile and rebel groups.
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February 26, 1990 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush said Sunday that if the Nicaraguan elections are certified as free and fair, the new government in Managua "will find a better climate" in the United States--so long as it adheres to democratic principles. A free and fair election would be "very, very helpful," the President declared Sunday morning, just hours after balloting began in Nicaragua. "A democratic process is important," Bush added.
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March 7, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Iran appeared ready Monday to cut ties with Britain over "The Satanic Verses," and Iran's official news agency said that Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi is supporting the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's order that British author Salman Rushdie be killed for blaspheming Islam. The news agency IRNA said that Kadafi supports the death decree, which a radical Palestinian leader vowed Sunday would be carried out by his guerrillas.
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December 2, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prosecutors in Springfield, Mass., said they will not retry three alleged revolutionaries charged with trying to overthrow the government, ending one of the longest and costliest criminal cases in U.S. history. A mistrial had been declared after a jury cleared the three of charges they tried to overthrow the government by force. It deadlocked on whether alleged bombing exploits constituted racketeering.
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February 22, 1987 | Associated Press
The Navy plans to expand its special warfare SEAL forces by roughly 1,000 men by 1990, and, in the process, has begun construction projects from Puerto Rico to San Clemente Island, Calif., an internal document shows. Much of the construction involves training facilities, although there are some "operational" projects as well. The unorthodox commando units are also acquiring new equipment, from fast strike boats to underwater "swimmer delivery vehicles" armed with torpedoes.
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January 18, 1985 | United Press International
The United States, charging political misuse of the World Court, today walked out of proceedings on Nicaraguan complaints that Washington was trying to topple the Sandinista government, and the State Department said it will boycott future proceedings in the case. Nicaragua reacted immediately by branding the Reagan Administration an "international delinquent."
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February 16, 1996 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
French soldiers thwarted a planned terrorist attack on NATO troops in Bosnia on Thursday when they raided a house being used as a bomb factory and arrested 11 heavily armed foreign guerrillas, including five Iranians, a senior U.S. official said. The official said the guerrillas, part of a contingent of Islamic militants who fought on the side of the Muslim-led Bosnian government during 3 1/2 years of ethnic war, were planning to bomb facilities of the NATO-led peace force.
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