January 20, 1986 |
A radio station here said Sunday that it received many panic calls, particularly from people living on remote farms, after two earth tremors shook northern sections of the Falklands within a minute of each other Saturday.
March 7, 1996
Bullet Sports International Inc. announced a top-level management shake-up Wednesday. Los Angeles attorney Richard P. Crane Jr. was named chairman of the company, which makes golf clubs, and John Haas becomes president, chief executive and a director. Haas, who has been involved in golf course development, was named chief operating officer at Bullet in December. Crane replaces Douglas L. Hawthorne, who remains a director. Haas replaces Ronald Rangel, who resigned as president.
February 3, 1987 |
Seven earth tremors measuring between 3.0 and 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the southwestern Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca on Monday, the National Seismic Service said. There were no reports of damage or injury.
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February 18, 1988 |
Two mild earthquakes, the first measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale and the second 3.0, shook southern Iran on Tuesday but no damage or casualties were reported, Iran's official Islamic Republic News Agency reported Wednesday.
April 3, 1994 |
During the early morning hours of Aug. 8, 1989, two detectives were summoned to the grounds of Forest Haven, Washington, D.C.'s institution for the mentally retarded "to investigate the report of a dead body." At the scene, they discovered the "body of a B/M (black male) . . . lying on his right side in his bed in a fetal position . . . ." Their report further related: "He was wearing a hospital gown and white socks with red stripes. . . . There was what appeared to be dried blood on his mouth."
August 11, 1991 |
It's regrettable, but the media does not give black teens a fair shake. For example, they appear to concentrate entirely on gang activity, drugs and murder when they focus on African-American youth, giving some the impression that all black teens are violent. Meanwhile, scores of articulate and well-motivated young people never see their names in print or their faces on television news.
December 14, 1997 |
Before chardonnay was as American as Coca-Cola, there was the cocktail. Ladies sipped sweet pink concoctions laced with gin--and real men drank martinis. Well, the cocktail's back. But who among us can whip up a pousse cafe, a Pernod frappe? Now comes the Bartender's Deck, 50 boxed cards revealing on their flip sides the secrets of everything from an Angel's Kiss to a Zombie.
May 6, 1985 |
A series of explosions at a military gunpowder depot today killed two workers and shook the city's waterfront area. Eleven people were injured in the blasts, police said. The first explosion at the Fabricaciones Militares waterfront depot was immediately followed by four others that shattered windows 20 blocks away and could be heard at a distance of several miles. Police said it was not immediately known what caused the blasts.