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  • Yemeni men arrested in Amsterdam on terror charges after flight from U.S.

    Yemeni men arrested in Amsterdam on terror charges after flight from U.S.
    Two Yemeni men arriving in Amsterdam on a flight from Chicago were arrested Monday on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack after peculiar items turned up in their luggage, Dutch officials said. U.S. authorities asked the Dutch to make the arrests...
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  • Lone Gunman Shoots Six Dead In Dutch Shopping Mall

    Lone Gunman Shoots Six Dead In Dutch Shopping Mall
    A lone gunman shot dead six people with an automatic weapon as he walked calmly through a Dutch shopping mall on Saturday, and threatened to blow up three other shopping malls before eventually killing himself. Panicked shoppers ran for cover or hid in...
  • Unruly Passenger Grounds Delta Flight at Sea-Tac

    Unruly Passenger Grounds Delta Flight at Sea-Tac
    An unruly passenger on a flight bound for Amsterdam forced pilots to return the plane to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after take-off Saturday, a Delta spokeswoman said. Flight 224 left the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport just...
  • Drug Bust: Opium Seized At LAX

    Drug Bust: Opium Seized At LAX
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- An estimated $52,000 worth of opium was confiscated by customs officials late last week at Los Angeles International Airport. The Department of Homeland Security found eight pounds of opium hidden inside the linings of two suitcases...
  • Amsterdam: Open Garden Days in June features wonderful outdoor spaces

    Amsterdam: Open Garden Days in June features wonderful outdoor spaces
    My husband's family hails from Amsterdam, so I couldn't resist posting this information when it came into my inbox.  Van Mullekom is a very Dutch name and we hope to visit his homeland next year on a Vikings boat tour. In the meantime, if you plan to see...
  • Morey Amsterdam family estate sold

    Morey Amsterdam family estate sold
    The longtime Beverly Hills home of the Morey Amsterdam family has sold for $4.9 million. The 5,854-square-foot house, built in 1958, has walls of glass that open to the backyard, a living room with a fireplace and a step-down bar, a breakfast room, a den...
  • Cruise line listings

    Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change. AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
  • Elephant gets contact lens in stepladder operation at Dutch zoo

    Elephant gets contact lens in stepladder operation at Dutch zoo
    Win Thida, a 45-year-old Asian elephant, has become the first pachyderm in Europe to be fitted with a contact lens in an operation that required a stepladder to reach the giant-size patient. The Irish Times reported Win Thida, a native of Burma, had...
  • Just where are all the cruise ships this winter?

    Just where are all the cruise ships this winter?
    The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
  • Mesa Musings: English is my only tongue

    Our culture regularly informs us that it's a big advantage to be bilingual. I accept that. Trilingual? All the better! I, unfortunately, am — and have always been — painfully monolingual. Some would label me monosyllabic. I've never been...
  • Guitarist plugs in for classical music

    Guitarist plugs in for classical music
    On Sept. 24, Glendale’s Alex Theatre will host electric guitarist Wiek Hijmans, who will perform with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Hijmans, 44, a resident of Amsterdam, grew up in Holland with parents who were lovers of classical music. By...