Articles by Matthew Barakat



U.S. Shooting Victim Fears Russia Link

  • 12 October 09
  • The Associated Press
For years, Paul Joyal had warned that the Russian government was taking extreme steps, including assassinations, to silence its critics — and then a 2007 attack at his own home made him wonder if he himself was a target.

Moussaoui Sentenced to Life in Jail

  • 05 May 06
  • The Associated Press
Zacarias Moussaoui claimed victory over America after a jury rejected the U.S. government's effort to put the Sept. 11 conspirator to death and instead decided to lock him away in prison for the rest of his life.

MCI Sheds Bankruptcy, Slashes $35Bln Debt

  • 22 April 04
  • The Associated Press
WorldCom Inc. emerged from bankruptcy Tuesday as MCI, shedding its scandal-tinged name and more than $35 billion in debt.

Shooting Investigated For Link to U.S. Sniper

  • 11 October 02
  • The Associated Press
A man was shot and killed after filling his tank at a Virginia gas station, and police were trying to determine whether he was the latest victim of the sniper who has terrorized the Washington area for a week.