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January 23, 1991 | Reuters
More than 500 women waving banners and flags stood opposite the U.S. Embassy in Amman and called out for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to attack Israel with chemical missiles. "Saddam, our beloved, hit Tel Aviv with chemicals," the Jordanian and Iraqi women shouted. They also cursed the United States and called President Bush a "butcher of children."
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January 23, 1991 | Reuters
More than 500 women waving banners and flags stood opposite the U.S. Embassy in Amman and called out for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to attack Israel with chemical missiles. "Saddam, our beloved, hit Tel Aviv with chemicals," the Jordanian and Iraqi women shouted. They also cursed the United States and called President Bush a "butcher of children."
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October 29, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Muslim religious court heard charges of apostasy, or abandonment of religious faith, against a women's rights advocate running for Parliament. Islamic conservatives prosecuting Toujan Faisal, one of 12 female candidates in next month's general election, want the Islamic court in Amman to declare her incompetent, dissolve her marriage and give immunity to anyone shedding her blood. Faisal, 40, is a former television journalist who aired topics such as child abuse and wife beating.
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October 29, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Muslim religious court heard charges of apostasy, or abandonment of religious faith, against a women's rights advocate running for Parliament. Islamic conservatives prosecuting Toujan Faisal, one of 12 female candidates in next month's general election, want the Islamic court in Amman to declare her incompetent, dissolve her marriage and give immunity to anyone shedding her blood. Faisal, 40, is a former television journalist who aired topics such as child abuse and wife beating.
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November 10, 1998 | BOOTH MOORE
Fourteen years after the launch of Nike's Air Jordan sneaker, we've finally got a version for the women's basketball game. The Women's Jordan is designed from the inside out, starting with a smaller heel for a better fit and feel, and a seamless interior for comfort. The shoe is inspired by WNBA players Tamecka Dixon and Charlotte Smith, who, Nike says, "reflect Michael Jordan's style of game." Now if only they made the same salary as Jordan! Women's Jordan, sizes 5-15. $115.
SPORTS
December 12, 2000 | EARL GUSTKEY
The troubled UCLA's women's basketball season grew more troublesome Monday. Coach Kathy Olivier announced that Nicole Kaczmarski, a member of the Pacific 10 Conference all-freshman team last season, had been granted a letter of release so that she can transfer. Kaczmarski, once described by Olivier as a potential "Michael Jordan of women's basketball," had been out of school for the fall quarter while being treated at her home in Middle Island, N.Y.
SPORTS
July 30, 1992 | TIM LAYDEN, NEWSDAY
There had to be someone on this U.S. Olympic swimming team who wasn't too young or too old, too aggressive or too timid, too frightened or too lonesome. Someone who wouldn't swim, lose, explain all the reasons why it happened and why "it's not important to win a gold medal, just to swim your best." But it was getting late in the week. So U.S. men's Coach Eddie Reese looked up Mike Barrowman on Wednesday at the Olympic village. "You've been the U.S.
SPORTS
November 19, 2005 | J.A. Adande
"I like Nike, but wait a minute The neighborhood supports, so put some money in it" Public Enemy, "Shut 'Em Down" It has been one of the paradoxes of sneaker chic: The shoe companies market urban edginess and covet street cred, but the hardest place to find the latest products for sale has been on an urban street. That changes today, even if it's only one store on one block on one street in one city.
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November 25, 1999 | CANDACE A. WEDLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Place Called Home in Los Angeles serves inner-city children and families with food and clothing. Any donations welcome. 2830 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011; (323) 232-7653. * AIDS Project Los Angeles needs wrapping paper, cards, decorations, educational toys for kids from birth to 16, dolls, toy cars, action figures, electronics, headphones, video and computer games, board games, sports equipment, arts and crafts materials, books.
OPINION
July 7, 2003
The 9/11 attacks focused attention on the Arab world from without and within, showing quickly that although nations in the region differed in many ways, they were united by a lack of democracy. But under pressure from the United States -- and, more important, from their own people -- some countries are showing glimmers of change. Jordan recently elected a new parliament.
SPORTS
January 8, 2000 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Perhaps spurred by critical comments this week by Erica Gomez, the UCLA women's basketball team settled a year-old score with Washington on Friday night, burying the Huskies, 90-54, in the Pacific 10 Conference opener for both teams before 2,112 at Pauley Pavilion. True, it was the Washington Huskies (4-9), not the Connecticut Huskies, but it still was an impressively fashioned victory, and Coach Kathy Olivier loved it.
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December 27, 1991 | DUANE PLANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After leading the United States to victory in the first women's World Cup soccer tournament that concluded recently in China, former Palos Verdes High standout Carin Jennings can be considered one of the best players in the world. Jennings, a left wing who attended Palos Verdes from 1980-83, scored six goals and had five assists to lead the United States to a 6-0 record. After the U.S. team defeated Norway, 2-1, in the final, she was named the tournament's most valuable player. U.S.
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