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AP sources: 1 American
dead in Algerian standoff

Associated Press, by Bradley Klapper

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/18/2013 4:12:20 PM

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials say one American has died in the hostage standoff at an Algerian gas complex. The officials say the deceased American is a Texas resident, Frederick Buttaccio. It is unclear how he died. The officials say Buttaccio´s remains have been recovered and his family has been notified. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren´t authorized to speak publicly on the matter. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP´s earlier story is below. The Obama administration said Friday it was trying to secure the release of

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RIP Mr. Buttaccio. I´m sure his last few hours on earth with those filthy savages were horrific.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 1/18/2013 4:24:51 PM     (No. 9125047)

Let´s see, Amercans dying overseas... must be time for Barry to go to Vegas for a fundraiser!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveracer, 1/18/2013 4:33:16 PM     (No. 9125067)

Its only 1. Barry & Hillary set the bar at 4.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nigella, 1/18/2013 4:34:35 PM     (No. 9125070)

So sorry for his family... Where are the others?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MMC, 1/18/2013 4:45:57 PM     (No. 9125093)

A little inconvenient, but the parties on Monday will go as planned.

Contempt for lack of leadership

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/18/2013 4:56:02 PM     (No. 9125114)

"Not optimal," eh, Barack?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: noddy, 1/18/2013 5:05:41 PM     (No. 9125141)

Who is the anonymous official? Will this Administration fire him/her?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: provide, 1/18/2013 5:49:11 PM     (No. 9125217)

1 American loses them 10 mosques. We still owe them for 9/11.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/18/2013 8:47:23 PM     (No. 9125500)

I googled for "Frederick Buttaccio" and looked at the images and, if I have this correct, he was a really young guy (~30). He was arrested in Katy in 2011 and in Waco in 2006, so has mug shots. I was not expecting someone so young to be over there.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/18/2013 9:51:34 PM     (No. 9125570)

The Algerian leadership knows who & what Obama is... and hopefully they are warning the French to stop sharing any strategy with Obama.

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