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  • Richard Holbrooke has died

    12/13/2010 4:59:54 PM PST · by Ravnagora · 234 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 13, 2010 | Jack Tapper
    ABC News has learned that Richard Holbrooke, the US Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has died. On Friday, Holbrooke was rushed to the hospital with a torn aorta. He went through more than 20 hours of surgery. Earlier this evening, speaking at the US State Department, President Obama sang Holbrooke's praises and called him "a tough son of a gun." Holbrooke, 69, was a former ambassador to the United Nations and served as chief negotiator at the Dayton Peace Accords, which ended the war in Bosnia. The New Yorker's George Packer wrote a nice story about Holbrooke last year,...
  • University funds diverted: Princeton president admits money wasn't used as donors wished

    02/10/2006 9:03:10 PM PST · by freespirited · 45 replies · 1,056+ views
    Trenton Times ^ | 2/10/06 | Linda Stein
    The president of Princeton University has admitted in court documents that $750,000 earmarked by a foundation for the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs was diverted to other uses and that she kept the diversion secret from the family who had donated the funds. Shirley M. Tilghman made the admission in a deposition under questioning by lawyers for the Robertson family -- While the $750,000 is a small part of the Robertson family's gift, the issue of whether the funds were used as specified is central to the case. In 2002, William Robertson and his family, who are...