Saturday, February 10, 2007

U.S. Forces Kill Civilian Contractor,Anna Nicole Mourned Online

Yahoo News

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. military confirmed on Saturday that American forces at Camp Anaconda, the huge air base north of Baghdad, shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver.

A spokeswoman for KBR, a contracting subsidiary of Halliburton that was formerly known as Kellogg, Brown & Root, said the shooting was under investigation.

In Baghdad, Lt. Cmdr. Bill speaks said, "There was an escalation of force incident at Camp Anaconda on Feb. 5 (Monday) that resulted in the death of a civilian contractor. The incident is under investigation by the Army Criminal Investigation Division and KBR."

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Associated Press   

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Fans of
Anna Nicole Smith aren't making pilgrimages to the place where she spent her final days. They're not leaving flowers. They're not gathering in crowds to express their grief.

Instead, emotions are being expressed in a way as uniquely modern as Smith's fame — on blogs, Web pages and online message boards where true fans battle naysayers to get their voices heard.



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