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September 24, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Golden State Warrior guard Sarunas Marciulionis underwent surgery to repair a broken right fibula and a dislocated right ankle sustained while running through a wooded area near his home in Vilnius, Lithuania, and he will miss a portion of the regular season.
September 23, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Guard Sarunas Marciulionis of the Golden State Warriors will be sidelined for four to six weeks after breaking his right fibula and spraining his right ankle. Marciulionis was injured over the weekend when he stepped on a root or branch while running through a wooded area near his home in Vilnius, Lithuania, the team said. Marciulionis, 28, was the NBA's top scoring reserve last season with 18.9 points per game.
May 24, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Lithuanian police thought their machinery was broken when a driver's breath test registered 18 times the legal alcohol limit -- twice the amount considered fatal. It wasn't. Police said Vidmantas Sungaila registered 7.27 grams per liter of alcohol in his blood on different devices after he was pulled over 60 miles from the capital, Vilnius. Lithuania's legal limit is 0.4 grams per liter. Medical experts say anything above 3.5 grams is lethal for most people.
May 26, 1996 | Reuters
A federal judge Friday stripped accused Nazi collaborator Aleksandras Lileikis of his U.S. citizenship. The action by U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns means the government can begin deportation proceedings against Lileikis, 88, described as the secret police chief in Nazi-controlled Vilnius, Lithuania, from 1941 to 1944.
November 11, 1989
The Bush-Gorbachev meeting presents President Bush an ideal opportunity to reaffirm America's non-recognition policy concerning the Soviet occupation of the Baltic states. It is also a chance for America to pursue the corollary of the non-recognition policy, namely, that Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania must have their independence restored. The December conference should be used by President Bush to pursue a diplomatic solution to the Soviet occupation of the Baltic states, patterned on the Austrian experience, whereby Soviet troops are withdrawn and all of the Baltic states resume their status as neutral, independent nations.
August 31, 1993
If you think Pope John Paul II has hardly been home from Denver long enough to catch his breath, think again. On Saturday, the 73-year-old pontiff sallies forth on a momentous foreign trip. In his first venture into parts of the former Soviet Union, the Pope will visit all three Baltic republics, beginning a week-long trip in Vilnius, Lithuania, the republic with the largest number of Roman Catholics.
September 7, 2013 | By David S. Cloud
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is preparing for a longer bombardment of Syria than it originally had planned, with a heavy barrage of missile strikes followed soon after by more attacks on targets that the opening salvos missed or failed to destroy, officials said. The planning for intense attacks over a three-day period reflects the growing belief in the White House and the Pentagon that the United States needs more firepower to inflict even minimal damage on Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces, which have been widely dispersed over the last two weeks, the officials said.
January 6, 2002
Aniela Mlynarski Rubinstein, 93, the widow of pianist Arthur Rubinstein and a charity fund-raiser known as a talented hostess, died Dec. 31 at her home in Manhattan of causes associated with aging. As co-founder and frequent chairwoman, she developed the Polonaise Ball into a successful fund-raiser for relief programs for Polish refugees.
April 10, 2008 | Mike Boehm
The biggest bid to make great art-viewing happen in Vegas is not staying in Vegas: The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum will close May 11, as the New York-based Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia, refocus their partnership on a proposed venture in Vilnius, Lithuania. Located off the main lobby of the Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, the 7,600-square-foot museum opened in October 2001. Exhibitions included Impressionist paintings, ancient Egyptian artifacts, pop art and Robert Mapplethorpe photographs.
December 8, 1994 | From Associated Press
The Justice Department moved to strip an Ohio real estate agent of his U.S. citizenship Wednesday on grounds he allegedly persecuted Jews and others while serving in the Nazi-sponsored Lithuanian Security Police during World War II.
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