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...Catholics" at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools. France said it had confirmed that nerve gas was used "multiple times in a localized way" in Syria. Joey Covington, 67, a former Jefferson Airplane drummer who...
State official says ex-military dump could be dangerous

...seen testing debris at the dump, including parts of a nerve gas detection device and strapping materials associated with...wearing protective gear, were exposed to two types of nerve gas. A bacteria, called bacillus globigii, was released...
Bio-weapons tested in state

...near Fort Greely in 1965. Chemical: Sarin, a powerful nerve gas that causes a choking, thrashing death. Devil Hole the Utah desert after about 6,400 sheep died when nerve gas drifted away from the test range. But the Pentagon never...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Firefighters still leery of area near nerve gas site THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FAIRBANKS...three-year, $1.8 million search for nerve gas shells near an old Interior Alaska...once used for testing the spread of nerve gas. That land has been transferred...
Libraries house new nonfiction DVDs, including 'Gaza Strip'

...and chaos. Longley also visited two refugee camps, including Khan Yunis, where Israeli soldiers used a new type of nerve gas on Palestinian civilians, and witnessed what he describes as the death of hope in the young generations. Unnarrated...
This Day in History

...thousands of Japanese police raided the offices of a secretive religious group, Aum Shinri Kyo, in connection with nerve-gas attacks on Tokyo subways that killed 12 people and sickened thousands. In 2000, Pope John Paul II began the first official...
Outside editorial: Finding the truth to Gulf War illnesses

...options for thousands who bravely served their country and have lived for nearly two decades without answers. Reactions to nerve gas, other chemical weapons, pesticides, depleted uranium munitions or some combination are among the possible causes being...
May peace reign in Syria

...ethnic communities that make up the Syrian nation.The conflict escalated on Aug. 21 with the presumed use of sarin nerve gas, a chemical weapon, by the Assad forces against neighborhoods in Damascus held by rebel forces. A thousand or more...
This Day in History

...Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight at the equator. In 1998, CNN retracted a story alleging U.S. commandos had used nerve gas to kill American defectors during the war.
This Day in History

...regulating them. The Pentagon said it found no evidence to support allegations in a CNN report that U.S. troops had used nerve gas during a 1970 operation in Laos designed to hunt down American defectors. In 2002, telecommunications giant WorldCom...


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