Milestones Aug. 31, 1998

ARRESTED. TWO NEW SUSPECTS being questioned in the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania; for attempting to cross the Pakistani border into Afghanistan without proper papers. Pakistani officials say they are interrogating the two, a Saudi and a Sudanese, over possible links to Osama bin Laden, the millionaire Islamic fundamentalist waging a holy war against the U.S. who is thought by many to be behind the bombings.

DIED. JERRY LOFTIS, top, 29, adrenaline-infused athlete who pioneered the insanely extreme sport of sky surfing; after his parachute failed to deploy; in Quincy, Ill.

DIED. JIM MURRAY, 78, irrepressible Los...

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