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Wednesday, February 9, 2000

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  • Joerg Haider and Austria’s Freedom Party

    The European Union has frozen diplomatic relations with Austria. Britain’s Prince Charles has canceled a trip to Austria. And Pat Buchanan has jumped into the fray. [includes rush transcript]

  • Medical Examiner Testifies in Amadou Diallo Murder Trial

    Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo, killed in a hail of 41 bullets last year by four white New York City police officers, was shot several times while falling down and after he was lying on the ground, a medical examiner testified yesterday in an Albany, New York courtroom. Dr. Joseph Cohen testified that one bullet went through the bottom of Diallo’s right shoe and came out of his toe. The officers, part of the city’s notorious Street Crimes Unit, are accused of second degree murder in the killing of Diallo, who was gunned down in the vestibule of his Bronx apartment building on Feb. 4, 1999. The unarmed black man was hit 19 times. [includes rush transcript]