President Clinton's Joint Chiefs Chairman Dies
Retired Army General John Shalikashvili died of complications from a stroke at a medical hospital in Washington state on Saturday. He served under President Bill Clinton as the first foreign-born Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and was Clinton's head military advisor during the U.S. involvement in the Bosnian War. The former general immigrated to the United States from Poland at age 16 and was 75 when he died. (via CNN and National Journal.)
Puppy-Throwing Girl Caught In Bosnia
Bosnian police have identified the Puppy-throwing girl. After a video of a teenage girl throwing live puppies into a river was circulated online, Internet vigilantes went to work seeking clues about her identity. Armed with this information, police in the Bosnian town of Bugojno have identified the girl (a minor), who faces a $6,400 fine for animal cruelty.