Ten years ago: Denying any wrongdoing, Attorney General Edwin Meese III said he didn’t recall part of a memo about a proposed Iraqi pipeline project that referred to a plan to bribe Israeli officials.
Five years ago: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin announced that his country would repatriate about 100 Palestinians deported to Lebanon, an offer rejected by the deportees.
One year ago: Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori promised to open “preliminary dialogue” with rebels holding 72 hostages in Lima, but again rejected their demand to release jailed comrades. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Herb Caen died in San Francisco at age 80.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.