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July 25, 1988 | Associated Press
Liberia's official news agency said Sunday that two Americans have confessed that they participated in a plot to overthrow the government of President Samuel K. Doe. The Liberian News Agency said James Bush, 40, a retired U.S. Army sergeant, and William E. Curtis, 45, made the confessions Saturday night in the presence of U.S. Embassy officials. The U.S. diplomats could not be reached for comment Sunday, and there was no immediate comment from the State Department in Washington.
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July 25, 1988 | Associated Press
Liberia's official news agency said Sunday that two Americans have confessed that they participated in a plot to overthrow the government of President Samuel K. Doe. The Liberian News Agency said James Bush, 40, a retired U.S. Army sergeant, and William E. Curtis, 45, made the confessions Saturday night in the presence of U.S. Embassy officials. The U.S. diplomats could not be reached for comment Sunday, and there was no immediate comment from the State Department in Washington.
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June 28, 1997 | SCOTT HADLY
Services are planned this morning for Buena High School student James "Jake" Bush, 16, who died Tuesday after being stabbed by a burglar in his home. The formal services will be at 11 a.m. at Ted Mayr Funeral Home at 3150 Loma Vista Road in Ventura. Memorial donations may be made to a fund benefiting the Buena High School track team. Jake, a scholastic standout in math and sciences, also was a track team co-captain.
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August 5, 1987
An Agoura man who pleaded guilty to a charge of attempting to illegally export military technical manuals to Argentina and South Africa was sentenced Monday to three years' probation, fined $5,000 and ordered to perform 900 hours of community service. Edward James Bush, 51, a private consultant for Newport Aeronautical Sales, was arrested Feb.
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March 17, 1987
An Agoura man pleaded guilty in Los Angeles federal court to charges of attempting to export aircraft technical manuals to South Africa without a license, in violation of the Arms Export Control Act. Edward James Bush, 51, a Canadian national, admitted that he attempted to export the manuals at the direction of George Posey, manager of Newport Aeronautical in Costa Mesa, who is also under indictment in the case. Assistant U.S. Atty.
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November 6, 1985 | From Associated Press
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September 7, 1988
Liberia has charged three men, including two Americans, with treason for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government and kill President Samuel K. Doe. Named in the indictment were James Henry Bush, 40, an ex-U.S. Army sergeant from Baltimore; Curtis Elmer Williams, 45, of Jersey City, N.J., and Mike Jackson, a Liberian who lived in exile in neighboring Ivory Coast until his arrest in July. Five other people involved in the alleged coup plot, including Liberian Maj. Gen. J.
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February 22, 1987
An Agoura man arrested by customs agents as he was preparing to board a flight at Los Angeles International Airport has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of attempting to export technical manuals for C-130 aircraft to South Africa. Edward James Bush, 51, is accused of violating the federal Arms Export Control Act by attempting to export the material first to Argentina, then to South Africa in violation of a U. S. arms embargo.
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June 16, 1987 | JANE APPLEGATE, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge Monday refused to dismiss charges of illegal exportation against a Costa Mesa military-manual supplier. George M. Posey, owner of Newport Aeronautical Sales, was indicted in March on charges of violating the U.S. Arms Export Control Act by shipping restricted technical manuals to South Africa and Argentina. The manuals were mainly for military aircraft.
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September 22, 1987 | United Press International
A Costa Mesa businessman was sentenced Monday to four months in prison and fined $15,000 for violating federal export laws by trying to sell military manuals for jet fighter engines to South Africa. U.S. District Judge Ferdinand Fernandez sentenced George MacArthur Posey III, 38, to prison for conspiracy to violate export laws, including the 1986 Anti-Apartheid Act, which bars trading in munitions with South Africa. Posey was convicted in July, 30.
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