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February 18, 2005 | James Rainey, Times Staff Writer
The three-man staff at the Smoking Gun had been crashing on the story well into the wee hours Wednesday night and then through the day Thursday -- scrambling to review, scan and post hundreds of pages of what the website claimed was grand jury testimony from the Michael Jackson child-molestation case. "We need a back room full of monkeys to put all this stuff up there," said William Bastone, co-founder and editor of the New York-based news outlet.
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February 18, 2005 | James Rainey, Times Staff Writer
The three-man staff at the Smoking Gun had been crashing on the story well into the wee hours Wednesday night and then through the day Thursday -- scrambling to review, scan and post hundreds of pages of what the website claimed was grand jury testimony from the Michael Jackson child-molestation case. "We need a back room full of monkeys to put all this stuff up there," said William Bastone, co-founder and editor of the New York-based news outlet.
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November 28, 1986
Jewel Plummer Cobb, president of Cal State Fullerton, has been awarded the 1986 Torch of Liberty by the Orange County chapter of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. The award is given annually by the local ADL to a person who exemplifies the ideals and principles upon which the national league was founded 73 years ago, officials of the Santa Ana-based chapter said. "Dr.
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October 18, 1995
Hyman B. Raskin, 86, top executive in national presidential campaigns for two decades. A native of Sioux City, Iowa, Raskin earned his law degree at Kent College of Law in Chicago. He served in government administrative capacities, including head of the Illinois regional Office of Price Stabilization.
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March 10, 1985
Marshall Goldman (Editorial Pages, Jan. 31) believes there are hopeful signs of a thaw in U.S.-Soviet relations, which could reach refuseniks. His views are interesting and useful. We understand that the Jackson-Vanik Amendment is not cast in concrete. So did its prime author, the late Sen. Henry (Scoop) Jackson (D-Wash.). If conditions will warrant a repeat of the 1979 experience, by restoring the flow that saw 51,000 Jews leave the Soviet Union, maybe Goldman's proposal about adjusting the Jackson-Vanik Amendment could become policy.
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September 22, 1988 | From Associated Press
Voters in Washington state have set up a showdown between Slade Gorton, a moderate Republican seeking to return to the U.S. Senate, and liberal Democrat Rep. Mike Lowry, making his second try for the Senate, primary election returns showed Wednesday. In other results of Tuesday's elections, state Rep. Bob Williams, a fiery, evangelical conservative, upset King County prosecutor Norm Maleng in the GOP governor's race, and in November will face Democratic Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 22, 1991
I wish to compliment Kathryn Thompson and Roger Johnson on inviting Bill Clinton to a breakfast gathering of mostly Republican Orange County supporters. Thompson is right in stating that when she "can't talk to a Democrat without being called disloyal, then something is dreadfully wrong." I was raised in Everett, Wash., home of the late Sen. Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson. My father knew him well. "Scoop" was a very responsible senator and a Democrat. No one was stronger on defense than Sen. Jackson.
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December 3, 1987 | Keith Love
If you believe in historical parallels in politics, San Francisco Democratic consultant Paul Ambrosino argues that the 1988 Democratic presidential race looks a lot like 1976. --"Mario Cuomo is Hubert Humphrey," Ambrosino said. "Humphrey never got in the race in '76 but said he would not rule out a draft at the convention." --Jackson is former Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace this time: "a populist message and a base of angry voters." --Simon is the 1988 version of Arizona Rep. Morris K.
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April 30, 1985 | Associated Press
Langhorne A. Motley, head of the State Department's Latin America bureau and a key architect of U.S. policy in the region, resigned today after two years in that post, Secretary of State George P. Shultz announced. Shultz said Elliott Abrams, who has served for the last 3 1/2 years as chief of the State Department's human rights bureau, is being nominated to replace Motley, whom he called "a real scrapper."
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September 1, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Former U.S. Rep. Charles Vanik of Ohio, who co-sponsored an effort to force the Soviet Union to allow more Jews to emigrate, died of natural causes Wednesday at his home in Jupiter, Fla. He was 94. The outspoken Democrat, a Catholic of Czech descent from Cleveland, was a congressman from 1955 to 1981. He had announced in early 1980 that he would not seek a 14th term in Congress that year, saying that he disliked being forced to raise funds and owe favors to donors. Vanik and then-Sen.
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February 10, 1986
President Reagan's State of the Union message should be subtitled, "The Lullaby of Washington." As I watched and listened to the pleasing platitudes, the shameless piety, the comforting cliches and the homespun sentimentality, I almost forgot that this pleasant and well-liked man is the wielder of the broadsword that seeks to wreak havoc upon the poor and homeless, to further cripple the sick, to emasculate our educational programs, and to finally reduce...
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