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Wednesday, May 10, 2000

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  • Lockerbie Trial of Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing

    At Camp Zeist in the Netherlands today, prosecutors in the trial of the two Libyans charged with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie called a number of civilians and police constables to testify on the recovery of items from the December 21, 1988 bombing. The prosecutors say this will lay the groundwork for the case against the two defendants. The two Libyans are charged with the murders of 270 people — including 189 Americans.

  • Globalize This: Corporate Accounting Vs. Accountability

    Microsoft gets its chance today to rebut the Justice Department proposal to split the company in two. The plan was submitted to a federal judge last month after he found Microsoft to be a monopoly that violates antitrust laws.

  • Serbian Historian Responds to Pentagon Report On NATO Bombing

    For most of the year since NATO’s bombing of Yugoslavia ended, US and NATO officials have publicly boasted of the military success of the air strikes. Defense Secretary William Cohen declared, "We severely crippled the [Serb] military forces in Kosovo by destroying more than 50 percent of the artillery and one-third of the armored vehicles." Displaying colorful charts, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Henry Shelton claimed that NATO’s air forces had killed "around 120 tanks," "about 220 armored personnel carriers" and "up to 450 artillery and mortar pieces."

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