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QUAKE AID: Algerian soldiers and volunteers trucked tents, blankets and food Friday to victims of an earthquake that killed at least 159 people and left some 10,000 homeless. Thousands of people spent Thursday night under the stars around the leveled town of Hassine, epicenter of a quake that registered a preliminary magnitude of 5.6, according to Algerian officials.IRELAND: Ireland's most notorious gangland criminal was shot dead in Dublin Thursday by two gunmen, police said. Both the Irish Republican Army and a splinter Catholic paramilitary group claimed responsibility for the slaying. Irish police said crime boss Martin Cahill, who was known as "The General," was gunned down in his car in the quiet southern Dublin suburb of Ranelagh by two men who escaped on a motorbike.
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PARTY'S OVER: Nearly three days after the music stopped at Woodstock `94 in Saugerties, N.Y., a woman was arrested for refusing to leave the concert site. Kathy Bowen, 32, of Bristol, Pa., became belligerent after being asked to leave the concert grounds Wednesday, state police said. The concert ended early Monday morning. "She began cursing and yelling and failed to follow orders," said Trooper Robert Gillespie. Bowen was charged with criminal trespass and resisting arrest, and spent a night in the Ulster County jail before being released Thursday, police said.
IDENTIFIED: A dead man found stuffed in a large plastic tool box floating in the Atlantic Ocean was identified as a Mafia associate. Louis "Louie" Dorval was identified through fingerprints after a fishing boat found the box 30 miles off Fire Island on Tuesday. He had been shot once in the head, FBI spokesman Richard DeFilippo said Thursday. According to a federal indictment unsealed last week, Dorval helped New York's Lucchese crime family build networks to sell heroin, cocaine, stolen property, firearms and counterfeit money. The indictment charged nine men with racketeering.