Milestones Apr. 25, 2005

Indicted. David Chalmers Jr., 51, owner of Houston-based oil company Bayoil USA; on charges of funneling millions of dollars in secret kickbacks to Saddam Hussein's regime to secure oil deals under the U.N.'s scandal-ridden oil-for-food program, depriving the program--set up to protect Iraqi citizens from U.N. sanctions by allowing Iraq to sell oil and use the money for food and medicine--of funds that should have gone for humanitarian aid; along with two other Bayoil executives; by federal officials in New York City. Those charged denied any wrongdoing.

Pleaded guilty. Eric Rudolph, 38, to the 1996 bombing at the Atlanta Olympics and...

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