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  • ‘Klinghoffer’ opera gets SoCal revival

    By Rick Schultz

    March 12, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    On Oct. 7, 1985, Leon and Marilyn Klinghoffer were celebrating their 36th wedding anniversary onboard the Achille Lauro cruise ship. Leon, 69, retired andin a wheelchair, and his 58-year-old wife, who was in remission from cancer, had a lot to be thankful for, including their two...

  • Political Fight Wages Over Abbas

    By Joe Berkofsky

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The capture of Mohammed "Abu" Abbas may advance the U.S. war on terror, but it also could set off a political time bomb.

    Less than a day after U.S. Special Operations Forces in Baghdad nabbed the mastermind of the infamous 1985 Achille Lauro cruise ship hijacking, parties ranging...

  • World Briefs

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Hijack Suspect's Extradition Sought

    Israeli officials are planning to seek the extradition from Turkey of an Israeli Arab who tried to hijack an El Al flight Sunday. According to Israel Radio, attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein said Wednesday the extradition request is being...

  • Just the Beginning

    By Matthew E. Berger

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    This week's coordinated terror attacks on commercial and governmental sites in New York and Washington have stunned terrorism experts in their scope and sophistication -- and prompted dire warnings that more could be in store for American citizens.

    Daniel Pipes, who has written...

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  • A Swift, Immediate Reaction

    By Avi Davis

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Watching the second tower of the World Trade Center crumble into dust on Tuesday, I was able to imagine the horror of the survivors of the Titanic as they witnessed their vessel sink into the Atlantic Ocean. A symbol of human progress and ingenuity, a monument to economic strength...

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