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Friday, May 7, 1999

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  • Depleted Uranium Is Being Used in Yugoslavia

    Doctors in Yugoslavia have reported a dramatic rise in trauma patients since the start of the NATO bombings a month and a half ago, many of them severely injured from the powerful cluster bombs, which spread over an area the size of a football field. In recent weeks, with NATO’s escalation of the bombings and numerous strikes on residential neighborhoods, buses and other civilian targets, the numbers of injured have shot up even more, health workers report.

  • US Military Sniper Rifles for Sale On the Internet

    The Senate yesterday unveiled a package of proposals on gun control issues such as child safety locks on handguns and regulation of guns shows, this in the wake of the Littleton High School shootings in Denver, Colorado, that left 15 people dead and scores more injured.

  • Charges Dropped Against Police Officers Who Killed Tyesha Miller, Abner Louima Testifies in Trial of Four Officers Accused of Torturing Him

    The District Attorney of Riverside, California, yesterday dropped criminal charges against four police officers who fired 23 bullets last December at a young black woman they found sitting unresponsive in a disabled car.