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  • EU to approve new military training headquarters

    03/06/2017 12:29:26 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 6, 2017 2:48 AM EST
    The European Union is set to approve the creation of a headquarters for its military training missions in Somalia, Mali and the Central African Republic. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said she would urge foreign and defense ministers Monday to “take immediate decisions on the establishment of a military planning and conduct capability.” She said it would provide a “more efficient approach to the existing military training missions we have.” …
  • Ankara Says Receiving ’Positive Signals’ from US on Gulen Extradition

    08/13/2016 10:57:19 AM PDT · by mvonfr · 25 replies
    Turkey said Friday it has received “positive signals” from the United States over its requests to extradite Pennsylvania-based preacher Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of ordering last month’s attempted coup.....
  • Mercedes to Move U.S. Headquarters From New Jersey to Georgia

    01/06/2015 6:49:55 PM PST · by NowApproachingMidnight · 54 replies
    NYSlimes ^ | 1/6/15 | Patrick McGeehan
    In the latest blow to New Jersey, which is still staggering from the recession, Mercedes-Benz USA said on Tuesday that it would move its headquarters to Georgia from Montvale, N.J.
  • In Case You Missed It: Magpul Industries to Move Headquarters to Texas

    01/02/2014 2:56:48 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    Magpul Industries ^ | Jan 2, 2014 | Governor Rick Perry
    Office of the Governor Rick Perry For Immediate Distribution Jan. 2, 2014 Press Release Governor’s Press Office: 512-463-1826 Lucy Nashed: In Case You Missed It: Magpul Industries to Move Headquarters to Texas AUSTIN – Firearm accessories manufacturer Magpul Industries has announced it is relocating its corporate headquarters from Colorado to Texas. Magpul began a nationwide relocation search following the passage of anti-2nd Amendment legislation in Colorado this summer that made it difficult for the company to do business. “In Texas, we understand that freedom breeds prosperity, which is why we’ve built our economy around principles that allow employers to...
  • McConnell accuses Kentucky liberal PAC of bugging campaign headquarters

    04/10/2013 8:02:38 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/09/13 08:26 PM ET | Alexandra Jaffe and Justin Sink
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday accused a Kentucky Democratic super-PAC of bugging his campaign office and asked the FBI to investigate. McConnell lashed out at the group Progress Kentucky after the release of a recording from a Feb. 2 meeting between the senator and his aides in which they debate the merits of attacking actress Ashley Judd’s mental health, views on religion and attitudes about family.
  • Cocaine mistakenly sent to UN headquarters ('mistakenly' sent.. Yeah Right!!)

    01/26/2012 2:08:23 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/26/12 | AFP
    A 16 kilo (35.5 pounds) consignment of cocaine that Mexican drug traffickers recently lost has turned up in an unlikely place -- the United Nations in New York. Police and UN officials Thursday described how two fake UN bags containing the drugs -- which experts said had a street value of about $2 million -- set off a security alert when they were delivered, apparently by accident, to the the global body's headquarters. The bags, which had the UN symbol printed on them, were shipped from Mexico through the DHL delivery company's center in Cincinnati, Ohio, Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne...
  • Hamas quietly scales back its presence in Syria (Iran warns against leaving)

    12/11/2011 10:18:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/04/11 | Nidal al-Mughrabi
    Hamas quietly scales back its presence in SyriaBy Nidal al-Mughrabi | Reuters – Sun, Dec 4, 2011 GAZA (Reuters) - Dozens of Hamas operatives have quietly returned to Gaza from Damascus as the Islamist group scales back its presence in Syria and gauges the uncertain future of President Bashar al-Assad, diplomats said on Sunday. Officially, Hamas leaders are sticking to their denial they plan to quit the Syrian capital, where the group keeps its main headquarters outside the Gaza Strip. But diplomats and regional sources said the Hamas delegation in Damascus, which once numbered hundreds of Palestinian officials and their...
  • Alliant Tech to move headquarters to Virginia

    09/08/2011 11:39:10 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 4 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 9-8-11 | Julie Forster
    The defense and aerospace contractor ATK, Alliant Techsystems, based in Eden Prairie, announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters Oct. 1 to Arlington, Va., where the company will expand its existing office space. The company will continue to maintain a strong presence in Minnesota, including approximately 210 Minnesota-based corporate employees. In total, ATK employs approximately 2700 people in Minnesota. ATK currently employs approximately 3,500 people in the Mid-Atlantic region, where it operates facilities in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia
  • EPA headquarters contaminated with lead, likely from Secret Service shooting range

    04/16/2010 9:18:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 449+ views
    daily caller ^ | 4/16/10 | Jonathan Strong
    Days before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalizes strict new regulations for dealing with toxic lead in residential homes, the agency is quietly cleaning up a dangerous lead contamination at its own headquarters. Dust samples recently taken from EPA’s Ariel Rios headquarters building were in many cases much higher than federal government limits for commercial buildings, documents show.
  • NATO Approves Intermediate Headquarters for Afghanistan

    08/14/2009 4:46:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 261+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2009 – NATO has approved the idea of an intermediate military headquarters in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials said today. The headquarters is a corps-level organization that will oversee the tactical, day-to-day operations in the country. U.S. officials would like to see Army Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, deputy commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan, in the post. The new headquarters would allow the four-star commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, to concentrate on the big-picture parts of the conflict, including building relationships and coordinating with the Afghan and Pakistani governments, as well as as...
  • Heifer opening museum at Little Rock headquarters

    07/17/2009 2:07:33 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 559+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/17/09 | Chuck Bartels - ap
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International has opened a $7.5 million museum at its Little Rock headquarters to illustrate the work it does around the world to help impoverished people feed themselves. The museum, called Heifer Village, opened in June and will add an important element to Heifer educational programs, which demonstrate the charity's mission to provide animals and training so the world's poor can have sustainable nutrition. Narrative elements run through the museum's exhibits, showing the effects that fair trade, clean water or mosquito netting can have. Under a ceiling of rich, amber-stained wood, natural light falls on the...
  • IA Opens New Brigade Headquarters

    06/04/2009 4:26:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 283+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Spc. Daniel Nelson, USA
    MOSUL — Maj. Gen. Hassan Karim, commander, Ninewa Operations Command, traveled to Al Kazer for the opening of a new Iraqi Army (IA) brigade headquarters, May 28. For the mostly Arab IA, the new brigade is unique; made up of more than two-thirds Kurdish Soldiers and located close to the Kurdish regional government. Upon arriving at the new headquarters, Hassan was greeted by Brig. Gen. Natheer Asim Amin, commander, 5th brigade, 2nd IA division, and his senior officers. Accompanying Hassan to Al Kazer was Brig. Gen. Robert Brown, deputy commanding general (support), Multi-National Division - North; Col. Brian Vines, commander,...
  • Grenade explodes at anti-Chavez party headquarters (no one hurt)

    02/08/2009 1:09:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 1,247+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/8/09 | AP
    CARACAS, Venezuela – The chief of a leading Venezuelan opposition party says a grenade has exploded outside its Caracas headquarters. Democratic Action leader Henry Ramos says the blast shattered windows and damaged the facade of the party offices late Saturday. No one was hurt.
  • Cindy Sheehan's Campaign Headquarters Heavily Damaged in Late Night Attack [Sheehan's vs. Pelosi]

    10/31/2008 9:44:37 PM PDT · by BIOCHEMKY · 33 replies · 1,228+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | October 30, 2008
    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Just 5 days before the election, at 3a.m. on October 30th, all of the front windows of the Cindy Sheehan for Congress campaign offices were shattered. Although staffers had been in the office less than an hour earlier, no one was in the building at the time of the incident. No one was hurt and there were no witnesses. Cindy Sheehan is a candidate for Congress in California's 8th Congressional District race against incumbent Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). "It seems to have been a calculated intimidation tactic," said Tiffany Burns, the Cindy for Congress campaign...
  • Obama Deceptively Leases Space for SC Headquarters

    10/09/2008 10:14:35 AM PDT · by Livin_large · 43 replies · 1,855+ views
    The Web | 10/9/2008 | Me
    The Obama camp has leased space for their Greenville, SC headquarters right next door to the Republican campaign headquarters. But were they honest about the transaction? Read about it here.
  • Operation CHAOS: North Carolina Bulletin (Crossover? Wait for orders from headquarters)

    03/28/2008 4:20:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies · 1,087+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 3/28/08 | The Maha
    OpChaos North Carolina BulletinMarch 28, 2008 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Hickory, North Carolina, Todd, you're next on the Rush Limbaugh program. Hello. CALLER: Mega dittos, Rush, from the Tar Heel State. RUSH: Thank you, sir. CALLER: I just want to give an Operation Chaos bulletin. If anyone in the great state of North Carolina is wanting to participate, they need to change their voter registration by April the 11th. If it's after that, you're going to be too late. RUSH: Got a lot of time then, you got a little over two weeks to make up your mind as to whether...
  • 3-1 Cav. Regt., Concerned Local Citizens Open Headquarters

    12/07/2007 4:37:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 29+ views
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER — Soldiers of Troop A, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, along with members of the Concerned Local Citizens of Al Khargulia, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 2 to open the new Concerned Local Citizens Headquarters. The headquarters project began approximately one month ago when local sheiks coordinated with Troop A leaders to decide where the headquarters would best serve the mission of the CLCs and the needs of the community. After several meetings, the group decided on a local shopping area 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Soldiers call “Four Corners.” “Four Corners is one of the...
  • Team Helps to Build Iraqi Joint Headquarters Capabilities

    11/16/2007 3:38:57 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 38+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2007 – As Iraqi security forces become increasingly capable in the counterinsurgency fight, their leaders are looking to the future, too, and striving to build long-term institutional capabilities, a U.S. military officer supporting that effort told online journalists today. Navy Capt. David Pine, chief of staff for the Joint Headquarters Transition Team, said Iraq’s defense and military leaders recognize the importance of developing institutional capacity so their forces can sustain themselves in accordance with their national military strategy. The Joint Headquarters Transition Team, part of Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq, is providing advice, support and mentorship to...
  • 10th Mountain Division Headquarters to Deploy to Iraq

    11/05/2007 3:30:06 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 349+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2007 – About 1,000 members of 10th Mountain Division will deploy to Iraq this spring as replacements for troops due to rotate home, Defense Department officials announced today. The division, based at Fort Drum, N.Y., has been alerted of the upcoming deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman confirmed today. “It was not a surprise. It was more of a confirmation,” Benjamin Abel, the division’s media relations officer, told American Forces Press Service. Since returning from its last deployment in February and March, the unit has received new troops and conducted collective training,...
  • Abandoned Youth Center Becomes Police Headquarters

    02/20/2007 5:32:11 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 121+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
    AD DAWR, Iraq, Feb. 20, 2007 — An abandoned youth center is now the new headquarters for the Ad Dawr police department. An attack on Feb. 11, 2007, left the previous headquarters in rubble. The attack came somewhat as a surprise, said an Ad Dawr police lieutenant through a translator. Ad Dawr is a very close-knit community and violence in the area hasn’t been an issue like it has in other parts of the country. The source of attack was a car bomb detonated from within the perimeter of the police station at around 9 a.m. It killed at least...
  • Romney Opens Presidential Headquarters In Boston

    01/04/2007 7:28:39 PM PST · by jdm · 16 replies · 580+ views
    AP ^ | Jan 4, 2007
    Little more than one hour after becoming a private citizen, outgoing Gov. Mitt Romney took steps to leap back into the public arena by officially opening his presidential exploratory committee headquarters and naming members of his national finance team. Romney said he had mixed feelings about leaving office in Massachusetts. "This is the first day in four years where I've been a private citizen. It feels good. It's also a little sad because it's been a terrific experience being governor of the commonwealth," he said. He said he was in front of his TV at his Belmont home when Gov....
  • Israeli warplanes attack Hezbollah stronghold

    07/13/2006 11:33:02 PM PDT · by familyop · 10 replies · 682+ views
    Associated Press by way of The Hindu ^ | 14JUL06 | Associated Press
    Israeli warplanes struck targets in the southern suburbs of Beirut where Hezbollah has its political headquarters and blasted a fuel storage tank at a power station south of the capital early today, Lebanese security officials and witnesses said. The impact of at least four missiles were heard in the attack on south Beirut. Anti-aircraft fire from the ground echoed in other suburbs of Beirut as the planes roared over the Lebanese capital. Hezbollah's al-Manar TV and other local stations said a bridge in the area was targeted. There was no immediate word on casualties and it was not clear whether...
  • Israel Attacks Palestinian Leader's HQ

    07/02/2006 8:05:24 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 6 replies · 520+ views ^ | 7 2 06 | IBRAHIM BARZAK
    2 hours ago GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli aircraft sent missiles tearing through the office of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday in an unmistakable message to his ruling Hamas group to free an Israeli soldier. Defense Minister Amir Peretz told a Cabinet meeting that Israel would go after "higher-caliber targets" in the future _ a reference to senior Hamas officials inside and outside the Palestinian territories, a high-ranking political official said. Israeli aircraft, tanks and naval gunboats have been pounding Gaza for the past week in an effort to win the freedom of Cpl. Gilad Shalit, who...
  • More Rain Likely for Soaked Northeast (Workers pump water from the IRS HQs' flooded basement)

    06/27/2006 4:57:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 540+ views
    The Times and Democrat ^ | 6/27/06 | Stephen Manning, Marty Niland, Derrill Holly
    More Rain Likely for Soaked NortheastBy STEPHEN MANNING Tuesday, June 27, 2006 WASHINGTON - Workers pumped water from the IRS headquarters' flooded basement Tuesday and mopped up at other government buildings Monday after heavy rain swamped the nation's capital. A brief break from the two-day deluge gave crews a chance to reopen commuter routes and set up sandbags to prevent more water from getting inside buildings. More than 7 inches of rain fell on the nation's capital in a 24-hour period Sunday and Monday, shutting down several federal buildings and closing some of the city's busiest tourist attractions just days...
  • Afghan, Coalition Forces Kill Taliban Commander, Destroy Headquarters

    04/08/2006 6:58:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 412+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 8, 2006 – Afghan and coalition forces killed a senior Taliban commander April 6 and destroyed a Taliban district headquarters this morning in a series of ongoing offensive operations in southern Afghanistan, military officials there said. A joint coalition force killed the senior Taliban commander in the Musa Qaleh District in northern Helmand Province. The commander was tied directly to dozens of improvised explosive device attacks that killed and crippled multiple Afghans since 2001. He also was responsible for the deaths of Afghan and Coalition soldiers, officials said. We "effectively disrupted the command and control of Taliban fighters...
  • Threat Reduction Agency Opens New Headquarters

    01/28/2006 11:11:28 AM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 257+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 26, 2006 | Maj. Susan Idziak, USAF
    FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan. 26, 2006 – The agency charged with reducing threats against American forces celebrated the opening of its new headquarters building, the Defense Threat Reduction Center, here today. The new center consolidates five separate locations and more than 1,400 people assigned to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in the Washington metropolitan area into a single, secure facility. James A. Tegnelia, agency director and host of the ceremony, introduced Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright, chief of U.S. Strategic Command, as "part-owner" of the facility in his position as the operational commander responsible for combating weapons of mass destruction....
  • Police raid headquarters of Israel-secession group

    01/08/2006 2:04:13 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 272+ views
    WND ^ | January 8, 2006 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – A Jewish group's headquarters were raided today by hundreds of security officials just days before the movement, led by residents of Judea and Samaria, was to present a plan calling for Jews of the area to secede from Israel and create their own autonomous Jewish entity. The massive police raid came after a WorldNetDaily article this weekend broke the story regarding the Judea Initiative, which is seeking to gather signatures from Judea and Samaria's nearly 200,000 Jews for a manifesto declaring the creation of a sovereign Jewish authority that would govern itself independently according to Jewish law and...
  • Blown fuse cuts power at U.N. headquarters

    09/19/2005 6:37:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies · 435+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 9/19/05 | ap - New York
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A blown fuse cut power to the top 23 floors of the U.N. headquarters on Monday, sending nonessential staff home on the third day of the annual General Assembly debate. Officials said there had been no threat against the building, and the debate continued uninterrupted. The U.N. Web site was down as was phone service in the 39-story tower on Manhattan's East Side. The outage forced U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to relocate his lunch with the foreign ministers and ambassadors of the five permanent members of the Security Council, Britain, France, Russia, China and the United...
  • Headquarters and Service keeps the ‘Radio’ running

    08/21/2005 12:20:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 353+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 21, 2005 | Cpl. Ruben D. Maestre
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Aug. 21, 2005) -- “Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster,” was said by Sun Tzu, a Chinese general, over 2,500 years ago. Today, the same standard is being carried out by the signals intelligence gatherers of 3rd Radio Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD), and providing the necessary support to accomplish that mission is the goal of its Headquarters and Service Company. “If there are weapons or gear that needs to be moved, or an [air conditioning unit] used for creating an acclimatized environment is down and it...
  • What Do the Terrorists Want?

    07/26/2005 1:51:58 PM PDT · by forty_years · 15 replies · 794+ views ^ | July 26, 2005 | Daniel Pipes
    What do Islamist terrorists want? The answer should be obvious, but it is not.A generation ago, terrorists did make clear their wishes. Upon hijacking three airliners in September 1970, for example, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine demanded, with success, the release of Arab terrorists imprisoned in Britain, Switzerland, and West Germany. Upon attacking the B'nai B'rith headquarters and two other Washington, D.C. buildings in 1977, a Hanafi Muslim group demanded the canceling of a feature movie, Mohammad, Messenger of God," $750 (as reimbursement for a fine), the turning over of the five men who had massacred the...
  • The Other Watergate Conspiracy - (G. Gordon Liddy says John Dean really behind Watergate)

    06/22/2005 6:34:03 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 21 replies · 2,354+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JUNE 22, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    One of the main culprits of the Watergate scandal, John Dean, who spent 4 months in prison, surfaced as a media hero. He has also surfaced as an expert on the alleged scandalous behavior of the Bush Administration. He wrote the book, Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush. But the facts, which have survived several challenges in court, indicate that Dean had a much bigger role in Watergate than reported by Woodward and Bernstein. The book Silent Coup argues that the Watergate break-ins were really meant to cover up embarrassing information about a call-girl ring whose...
  • Burglars Break Into Kentucky State Republican Headquarters

    02/27/2005 9:45:08 PM PST · by RonPaulLives · 75 replies · 3,163+ views
    Associated Press Wire ^ | Feb. 28, 2005 | Associated Press
    Burglars break into Kentucky State Republican Headquarters Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. - Burglars broke into the state Republican headquarters on Sunday night, vandalized an office and stole a computer server, state party chairman John McCarthy said. The burglary occurred between 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. EST, McCarthy said. The thieves threw a chunk of concrete through a back window to gain access to the office, located about five blocks south of the Capitol, McCarthy said. The office has an alarm system, but it did not activate, McCarthy said. "I don't know why," he said. Police responding to public disturbance calls...
  • Al-Kut, Iraq: After-Battle Report

    01/10/2005 3:39:30 PM PST · by forty_years · 8 replies · 1,172+ views ^ | 1/10/2005 | MEQ
    In April 2004, followers of Iraqi Shi‘ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr launched a well-coordinated uprising across southern Iraq. While Western media focused on events in Sadr City, Najaf, and Karbala, violence occurred elsewhere as well. A Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) source forwarded the following after-action report regarding violence in the town of Al-Kut, the capital of the Wassit governorate and home to the Ukrainian contingent.The unclassified report, written by a coalition security contractor, highlights dysfunction between regional coalition offices and the Coalition Provisional Authority headquarters in Baghdad, as well as tension between diplomats and security officers. The summary faulted a British...
  • I need help recalling....

    12/22/2004 12:53:44 PM PST · by steve in DC · 12 replies · 850+ views
    I recall (imperfectly) that back in the 1960's there was a mortar attack on the UN Headquarters building. I seem to recall that someone set up a mortar in Brooklyn and fired into the UN Headquarters building in Manhattan. Am I alone im my recollection f this event, or can some freeper help me? With all the attendant finger pointing regarding a mortar attack on a mess tent in Iraq, with the obligaroty hand wringing and witch hunt for the "responsible party", I would be interested to recall who the "responsible party" was when the UN was attacked all those...
  • Fallujah Discovery May Be Al-Zarqawi's Headquarters

    11/19/2004 8:17:22 AM PST · by crushelits · 6 replies · 690+ views ^ | Friday, November 19, 2004 |
    BAGHDAD, Iraq — U.S. forces on Thursday said they believe they have found the main Fallujah headquarters of the terrorist group headed by Al Qaeda-linked Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.Meanwhile, a group attacked U.S. Marines and Iraqi government forces from a house inside the terror hotbed city on Thursday, killing one Marine and one Iraqi soldier, a U.S. military official said. One Marine and one Iraqi soldier also were wounded.U.S. and Iraqi forces also arrested 104 suspected guerrillas in an insurgent neighborhood in central Baghdad, including nine who are believed to have fled Fallujah, Interior Ministry spokesman Sabah Khadim said. Most were...
  • New York Times to Sell Its Headquarters

    11/09/2004 8:19:21 AM PST · by crushelits · 25 replies · 970+ views ^ | Nov. 9, 2004 | reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Times Co. (NYSE:NYT - news) will sell its midtown Manhattan headquarters building to a partnership led by Tishman Speyer Properties for $175 million, the companies said. The sale is expected to close before the end of the year, although N.Y. Times Co. will remain in the building as a tenant until its new headquarters are ready in 2007, according to the announcement made on Monday. After the N.Y. Times Co. moves out, Tishman Speyer said it plans to convert the facility into an office building. N.Y. Times Co., publisher of the flagship New York...
  • Headquarters Burglarized in Placer County

    10/31/2004 3:17:41 PM PST · by Eric Hogue 1380 KTKZ · 35 replies · 1,522+ views
    1380 KTKZ Hogue Blog ^ | October 31, 2004 | Eric Hogue
    The vandals had to break into two separate doors to access the inner office of the complex. Then the vandals broke into the 'interior office complex door' by using a crow bar to pry open the door - doing damage to the lock.
  • Leave the Signs Alone

    10/27/2004 1:59:22 PM PDT · by DesertGOP · 14 replies · 739+ views
    October 27, 2004 | Rick J. Radecki
    It seems that some people either have too much time on their hands or too much hate in their hearts these days for George W. Bush and the sight of several large "Bush/Cheney '04" signs strewn throughout the Victor Valley of Southern California, but now of which are mysteriously "disappearing" one by one—at the expense, by the way, of volunteer dollars not reimbursed by the California Republican Party, the Bush/Cheney campaign, or by anybody else for that matter. These signs are expensive, so excuse me for taking all of this a bit personally. I was one of the grass roots...
  • Windows smashed at Bush campaign headquarters (Portland, Ore.)

    10/22/2004 9:35:50 AM PDT · by TenaciousZ · 64 replies · 1,943+ views
    KOIN-TV (6) ^ | 10/22/2004
    Rocks crashed through the windows of a Bush campaign office while it was vacant Wednesday night. Republican campaign workers said vandals hit their office in southeast Portland, filling the large front windows full of holes. "Those of us who do this for a living are accustomed to this and it doesn't come as a tremendous surprise, knowing the absolute rabid hatred of the left out here. But I gotta tell you, it really worries me that it's going to deter some of our volunteers from wanting to work as late at night," director Tim Trickery told KOIN News 6. Local...
  • Foxes, Henhouses and Democrats

    10/13/2004 6:59:17 AM PDT · by Dr.Syn · 6 replies · 1,099+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | October 13 2004 | Dan Sargis
    Foxes, Henhouses and Democratsby Daniel Sargis13 October 2004A series of seemingly unrelated incidents at geographically scattered Republican campaign headquarters is starting to form a curious pattern.   To borrow a phrase from that esteemed defender of civil rights, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), I am “deeply concerned that the right of U.S. citizens to vote in free and fair elections is again in jeopardy.”  As you may remember, Johnson and twelve other Congressional Democratic co-conspirators requested that the United Nations monitor this November’s U.S. elections.  Instead of 100 international “observers,” Johnson should have called out the troops from the...
  • Minnesota Bush HQ also Invaded and Bump

    10/06/2004 8:54:04 AM PDT · by fanningp · 62 replies · 1,771+ views ^ | 10/6/2004 | fanningp
    You can add Minnesota to the list of Bush HQ's that got Invaded by over-zealous Union Kerry supporters. The link in this post is a PDF that also contains photos of the incident. This thread is also going on about the West Allis HQ....
  • Protestors Invade West Allis (Milwaukee) Bush HQ

    10/06/2004 4:51:26 AM PDT · by fanningp · 104 replies · 4,319+ views
    RP of Wisconsin | 10/6/2004 | fanningp
    The Republican Party of Wisconsin HQ in West Allis was invaded by supporters of John Kerry yesterday. This release was issued by the WI-GOP: (MILWAUKEE) – More than 50 demonstrators supporting Democrat presidential candidate John Kerry stormed a Republican campaign office in West Allis at mid-day today, trespassing, creating a disturbance through the use of a bullhorn in the office and then refusing to leave when asked. The Chairman of the Republican Party of Wisconsin (RPW) condemned the action by Kerry supporters, and asked the Kerry campaign and the Democrat Party of Wisconsin to do the same. “Do John Kerry...
  • UPDATE: Shots fired into Knox Bush/Cheney headquarters

    10/05/2004 8:57:51 AM PDT · by mike182d · 348 replies · 9,086+ views
    <p>An unknown suspect fired several shots into the Bearden office of the Bush/Cheney re-election campaign Tuesday morning.</p> <p>The headquarters are located at 4618 Kingston Pike, next to Noveau Classics and in the same shopping plaza as Long's Drugstore.</p> <p>According to Knoxville Police Department officers on the scene Tuesday, it is believed that the two separate shots were fired from a car sometime between 6:30 am and 7:15 am. One shot shattered the glass in the front door and the other cracked the glass in another of the front doors.</p>
  • Bush's State Headquarters for Re-election Burglarized

    10/01/2004 5:03:45 PM PDT · by freecopper01 · 7 replies · 545+ views
    Read on Drudge / Postman & Back are Seattle Times Reporters | October 01, 2004 | David Postman and Asley Bach
    Has anyone read anything about the burglary aside from what David Postman and Asley Bach wrote? It seems only three computers were taken: the Executive Director's, the Head of the Get-out-the-vote effort, and a third computer which was read for shipment to the Southwest Executive Director. Someone knew what he/she/they were looking for...
  • New OC Republican Party HQ - Little Saigon

    07/27/2004 3:45:52 PM PDT · by ALOHA RONNIE · 6 replies · 436+ views
    VAN TRAN for Assembly ^ | 7/27/2004 | "ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer
    NEVER FORGET The Republican Party of Orange County......... ...Honorable SCOTT R BAUGH, Chairman ...Honorable VAN TRAN, Republican Nominee, 68th Disctrict ...Asian Communities Committee, JACK MAU, Chairman innvite you to the Grand Opening of the .....ASIAN Republican & Get-Out-the Vote Little Saigon Victory Headquarters 1:00 am - 1:00pm Saturday, July 31, 2004 9191 Bolsa Avenue, Suite 228 (Asian Village near Bolsa and Magnolia Avenue) in Westminster, California Light Refreshments / Special Legislative Guests = BILL JONES-U.S. Senate Candidate, Rep. DANA ROHRBACHER, Rep. ED ROYCE and many more... RSVP to Daisy at (714) 234-0882 / Come on down, everybody, to history in...
  • Grand jury probes L.A. school district's headquarters purchase

    07/23/2004 9:40:21 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 489+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/23/04 | AP - LA
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal grand jury has opened an investigation into the Los Angeles Unified School District's purchase of its $74.5 million downtown headquarters. LAUSD Inspector General Don Mullinax disclosed the investigation Thursday in a memo to school district officials. "I am writing to inform you that at the request of the U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of California, the Office of the Inspector General is providing assistance in a federal grand jury investigation regarding the purchase of the Beaudry building," Mullinax wrote. Board member David Tokofsky, who cast the only vote against the purchase of the building,...
  • U.S. Destroys Al-Sadr (Baghdad) Headquarters, Kills 35 Fighters

    05/10/2004 1:30:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 195+ views ^ | 5/10/04 | Todd Zeranski - Bloomberg
    <p>May 10 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. military in Iraq destroyed the headquarters of anti-U.S. Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's militia in a Baghdad slum and killed 35 of his supporters, U.S. Army Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt said.</p> <p>The building -- which about 50 insurgents tried to retake two nights ago -- was destroyed by fire from tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and helicopters, Kimmitt said during a briefing televised from Baghdad. Sadr militia tried to use civilians as human shields and fired indiscriminately as U.S. soldiers raided the area, Kimmitt said.</p>
  • Marine Team Tests Enduring Freedom Communications Equipment

    03/25/2004 11:01:06 AM PST · by Calpernia · 5 replies · 269+ views
    Special to American Forces Press Service ^ | March 25, 2004 | By Lance Cpl. John E. Lawson Jr., USMC
    The communications platoon from Headquarters Company, 6th Marine Regiment, held a two-day communications exercise, or CommEx, recently at Camp Bulldog here. First Lt. Greg A. Lizak, a Belmont, Calif., native, said communications "is not like flicking on a light switch and everything starts working. We have to adjust equipment and practice with it." Sgt. Javier Perez, assistant wire chief, said the Marines configured communications equipment to meet the requirements of potential future operations. "We used the CommEx to determine what settings are right for our systems," the San Juan, Puerto Rico, native said. The Marines set up and tested satellite...
  • Domestic terrorism suspected in California blast

    09/30/2003 6:57:53 AM PDT · by jwalburg · 2 replies · 224+ views
    Knight Ridder ^ | Sept. 29, 2003 | By BRIAN ANDERSON and GUY ASHLEY
    PLEASANTON, Calif. - A Friday morning explosion that damaged the corporate headquarters of a nutritional company - giving hundreds of employees an unexpected day off - is being looked at as possible domestic terrorism, officials said. "We are investigating all possibilities at this time," FBI spokesman Anthony Montero told reporters. The explosion at Shaklee Corporation caused only minor damage, but rattled a few nerves. It was the second such explosion outside of a Bay Area business in a month. Police responded to the Willow Road office complex about 3:22 a.m. after 911 calls reported an explosion, said police Lt. David...
  • UN security officer gave information to bombers: Iraqi TV

    08/25/2003 4:10:40 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 21 replies · 273+ views
    AFP ^ | 8/25/03 | Staff
    UN security officer gave information to bombers: Iraqi TV (9:58 am) BAGHDAD -- An Iraqi security guard at the UN headquarters in Baghdad helped attackers launch the suicide bombing there which killed 23 people, including the world body's top envoy to the country, US-run Iraqi television reported Sunday. "Iraqi official sources confirmed a security agent had given information to the plotters of the attack in which a car laden with explosives (was detonated) next to the office of Sergio Vieira de Mello," the UN special envoy, the Iraq Media Network television channel said. The television did not say if the...