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US payoffs to Taliban in order to secure oil pipeline rights. Anthrax mailings begin, with little media notice. Senate fails to vote to impeach Clinton. Susan McDougal found innocent of Whitewater-related charges and goes free for the first time since 1993. False claims that Gore "invented the internet" hit media. Iraq ambassador visits Africa; the visit will later trigger false accusations that Iraq purchased uranium from Niger. Columbine High School massacre. Libya secretly agrees to cease its production of WMDs and help the US fight Islamic terror. GOP refuses to support Clinton administration's peacekeeping efforts in Balkans. George W. Bush presidential campaign whitewashes his military records. CIA plans to assassinate bin Laden fail. WTO conference sparks police riot against protesters. Starr resigns as head of investigation. "Millennium Bomb" plot foiled.