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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Lebanon ID orders their Lebanon AP The state radio said today the government has ordered the prosecution of the alleged hijackers of TWA Flight who killed a U S Navy diver and held 39 Americans hostages for 17 days The radio also identified them for the first It said the government had told judicial officials in the district of Mount who are responsible for the Beirut International to prosecute the sky It identified them as Shiite Moslems Ali Ali Younis and Ahmed Gharbieh but said it had no further information about The radio did not specify whether warrants had been issued for the trios arrest or whether they were in The names were referred to authorities asapreluue to prosecuting them and to take adequate legal procedures against the radio without naming its A police spokesman said of the radio We dont have any I cant say yes I cant say Mount Lebanon ProsecutorGeneral Maurice Khawam told reporters in Christian East Beirut after a meeting Wednesday with President Amin Gemayel that his office will move against the TWA A leader of the Shiite Moslem Amal which negotiated for the hijackers and said it shared their goal of gaining the release of Shiites held in has said Amal chief Nabih Berri does not oppose putting the gunmen on Akef Amal Politburo head and 2 man under told The Associated Press on July 6 that Berri is not against having a But he said Amal could not s hijackers prosecution identify them because it dealt only with their Berri will not be Haidar Berri also is Lebanons minister of The hijackers shot dead Navy Petty Officer Robert Stethem and dumped his body on the tarmac of Beirut International pistol whipped and punched other passengers and vowed to kill the others unless more than 700 Lebanese prisoners were freed by They held 39 American hostages in Beirut for 17 days before agreeing to free them under pressure from the main power broker in Atwi was the hijacker arrested at Athens airport before boarding TWA flight 847 June The Boeing 727 was hijacked shortly after take off from the Greek capital to Rome by two other President Reagan has vowed that the United States will do everything it can to bring the original hijackers to justice for the slaying of the Navy The sky pirates released more than 100 of the 153 passengers and crew members aboard in the first two days of the 17day drama as the plane shuttled miles between Beirut and On the last of three landings in Beirut 37 passengers and crew members were still being held June But an ailing man was the other passengers were taken under guard to Beirut hideouts by Amal Shiite Moslem militiamen and the three remaining crewmen were held on the The last 39 American hostages were freed June 30 after mediation efforts by Syrias President Hafez Assad and Lebanons Justice Minister Nabih who heads the Shiite Moslem Amal militia largest of the warring irregular armies New Braunfels July 7A Airport reputations on the line WASHINGTON AP Since the hijacking of TWA Flight 847 the government has stepped up its search for security gaps at foreign but the Reagan administration and Congress are at sharp odds over whether the findings should be revealed to The House has approved two measures one of them unanimously that would require disclosure to the traveling public of airports with substandard A Senate committee is to vote on similar legislation next But the Reagan administration is maneuvering to head off the arguing that a requirement to disclose lax airports to the public might hamper diplomatic efforts to get security at those airport improved or provide directions to Any legislation that forces our government to deal with a foreign government in a prescribed public manner would be counterproductive to the in ternational cooperation that is necessary to deal effectively with Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole argued in a letter this week to the chairman of the House aviation This includes requiring our government to make a public determination of the adequacy of security measures at foreign she The subcommittee Norman made the letter public Thursday and questioned why travelers should not know whether an airport they are flying to has security Mineta sponsored the which has cleared the House and is before the It would require deficient airports to improve security within 120 days or be listed on the back of airline tickets and at all airports as not meeting security Matt assistant secretary of transportation for international said there is concern within the administration such a publication of substandard airports would provide a road map for terrorists that can be used to target certain One of our concerns is the publication of he told Mineta at a hearing But the congressman wasnt A professional terrorist already is going to know an airports security he Administration officials also are concerned that if they are forced to publish lists of airports where security needs to be improved it will cause diplomatic problems that could hinder talks aimed at improving security at the airports in Those advocating disclosure of the airports respond that the threat of being singled out as a security risk in spur government to making security improvements for fear of losing tourist Questions concerning how much air travelers should know about airport security emerged almost immediately after the TWA hijacking when it was revealed that officials had known for months some say even years about serious security problems at the Athens airport where the hijackers boarded TWA Flight 847 a month Copter crash kills 4 Marines TOKYO AP A Marine helicopter slammed into a hillside on Okinawa island killing four crew members who were on a routine training a Marine Corps spokesman The cause of the accident was not said spokesman Dan It was the second crash of a Japan based Marine CH53D Sea Stallion helicopter in three An eyewitness reported the helicopter was roaring and spouting gray smoke before it exploded in flight and plunged into a said Briefly local police spokesman Masahiro Police rescuers earlier reported finding the charred bodies of three crew Nakamura Trout said the four were members of a rotating which means they have family and relatives in the United He declined to name the victims pending notification of their but said they were based on the West Coast of the United The helicopter crashed at about EOT over part of Camp the main Marine facility on the southern Japanese Trout said the accident site was about 44 miles northeast of Okinawas which is miles southwest of The air craft was stationed at the Futenma Marine Corps which is near Another CH53 helicopter from a different squadron crashed into the sea off southern Japan on May killing 17 while enroute from Futenma Marine B L Distributing 1270 Antonio 629 7598 Glazed Unglazed Floor Tile Custom Cabinets Quarry Tile Concrete Clay Pauers Saltfllo 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fled a 300acre fire near Malibu that authorities said may have been About 400 Girl Scouts and residents of 75 rural homes were moved away from a 350 acre fire at lake 100 miles east of Los The respite allowed some of the people evacuated Sunday around Ixis 60 miles south of San to return But some of the evacuees were turned back by California Highway Patrol officers blocking unsafe One frustrated woman tried to drive her sports car into a restricted area and brushed the leg of an officer who was trying to stop said CHP Greg She was arrested for investigation of two counts of assault and one of resisting police he Crescent Valley trailer park residents were allowed to return after about seven said park manager Angie It looks like a But what a job the firefighter All our mobile homes are More than fires burned Thursday in New Mon Utah and Others were contained or controlled in South Nebraska and Fires in Colorado and North Dakota were the Boise center The largest group of firefighters 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