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      1 DEAD AFTER CB RADIO ARGUMENT IN WASH.
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      VANCOUVER, Wash. –– A man was shot to death Saturday in a mall parking lot following an argument over citizens band radio, police said.

Kenneth Eichhorn, 47, died after surgery at Southwest Washington Medical Center, police said. Jon William Loveless, 44, was arrested for investigation of second&nd >>>


      1 DEAD IN VANCOUVER MALL SHOOTING
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      VANCOUVER, Wash. –– A man was shot to death Saturday in a mall parking lot following an argument over citizens band radio, police said.

Kenneth Eichhorn, 47, died after surgery at Southwest Washington Medical Center, police said. Jon William Loveless, 44, was arrested for investigation of second&nd >>>


      5 FOUND DEAD IN S.C. MOBILE HOME
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. –– Five people were found dead in a home Saturday, and all appeared to have been shot, police said. Investigators were talking to a suspect.

No motive had been identified. Officers discovered the bodies in the mobile home after a neighbor called police when no one answered a >>>


      BLACKS IN QUEENS MAKE MORE THAN WHITES
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      NEW YORK –– Queens is the only large county in the nation where the median income of black residents has surpassed that of white residents, a newspaper analysis found.

The picture is quite different across the river in Manhattan, where the gap between whites and blacks is wider than in any other la >>>


      FARRAKHAN ILLNESS CASTS DOUBT ON NATION
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      –– Minister Louis Farrakhan, ailing and in seclusion at his Michigan home, has ceded leadership of the Nation of Islam to an executive board while he recovers, saying the movement must prove that it "is more than the charisma, eloquence and personality" of one person.

But those who have w >>>


      FEMA TRAILERS FREED UP FOR OTHER USES
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      HOPE, Ark. –– Nearly 10,000 emergency housing trailers that were intended to be sent to the Gulf Coast to help Hurricane Katrina victims have been freed up for other uses.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency parked the trailers at Hope Municipal Airport in the months following the hurricane. Th >>>


      FORMER S.D. GOV. RETURNS TO COURTROOM
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –– The last time Bill Janklow appeared before the South Dakota Supreme Court, he asked the justices for the early return of his law license _ which he had lost after his conviction of manslaughter for causing a fatal traffic crash.

He got his license back last winter, and on Monda >>>


      ISAAC BECOMES HURRICANE IN ATLANTIC
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      MIAMI –– Hurricane Isaac strengthened slightly in the Atlantic east of Bermuda on Sunday, forecasters said, and a tropical storm watch was issued for southeastern Newfoundland.

At 5 a.m. EDT, Isaac had top sustained winds near 85 mph, up from 75 mph on Saturday, when it became the fifth hurricane o >>>


      LA. VOTERS OK CONSOLIDATING LEVEE BOARDS
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      NEW ORLEANS –– Louisiana voters on Saturday approved consolidating the New Orleans area‘s levee boards, the generations–old agencies whose politically appointed members were criticized after Hurricane Katrina for failing to maintain the area‘s levees and floodwalls.

The constituti >>>


      OHIO SENATE HOPEFULS SPAR ON IRAQI WAR
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON –– Rivals in Ohio‘s Senate race, one of the closest in the country, argued Sunday about what has gone wrong in Iraq and how to improve the situation as they held their first televised debate.

Democratic Rep. Sherrod Brown, who voted against giving President Bush the authority to go >>>


      POLLS: TOP SENATE RACES VERY COMPETITIVE
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON –– Democratic Rep. Harold Ford is running even with Republican Bob Corker in Tennessee, while Democrat Jon Tester has edged ahead of Sen.

Conrad Burns in Montana, according to polls released Sunday for some of the most contested Senate races.

The findings suggest an intensely co >>>


      SOME KEY NATION OF ISLAM DATES
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      PM –– The Nation of Islam formed in the early 20th century as a separatist movement to help blacks overcome racism and poverty. Its teachings promoted economic self–sufficiency, but also demonized whites _ a belief considered heretical by mainstream Muslims: ___ 1'30: Wallace D. Fard, a traveling >>>


      BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF CONGRESS TIGHTENS
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      ':42 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush‘s recent gains in approval ratings have improved Republican prospects in the November 7 fight for Congress, but analysts say Democrats still have the upper hand with a disaffected public in the mood for change.

As Congress adjourned for a >>>


      CANDIDATE–VETERAN BLASTS BUSH ON IRAQ
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON –– An Illinois congressional candidate who lost both her legs during combat in Iraq said Saturday that President Bush has no real strategy for securing the war–ravaged nation, just political talk designed to appeal to voters.

"Instead of a plan or a strategy, we get shallow sl >>>


      EU HOPES FOR NEW PACT WITH U.S. ON PASSENGER DATA
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union hopes to reach an agreement with the United States next Friday on a new pact on sharing airline passenger data, the European Commission said on Sunday.

A Commission statement said a draft agreement sent to the European side by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Micha >>>


      FBI WORRIES ABOUT AN OSAMA–SOPRANOS LINK
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON –– The FBI‘s top counterterrorism official harbors lots of concerns: weapons of mass destruction, undetected homegrown terrorists and the possibility that old–fashioned mobsters will team up with al–Qaida for the right price.

Though there is no direct evidence yet of or >>>


      INDIA RESIGNED TO WAIT AS U.S. NUCLEAR DEAL DELAYED
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India sought to put on a brave face on Sunday over an unexpected delay in the approval of a landmark nuclear deal with the United States amid nervousness in New Delhi that the controversial pact could slip away.

The deal, which aims to give India access to U.S. civilian nuclear tech >>>


      RED MASS OFFERS GUIDANCE FOR JUSTICE
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON –– With the nation‘s highest court set to open a new session, members of Washington‘s legal community gather Sunday to seek spiritual guidance for justice in the annual celebration of the Catholic Church‘s Red Mass.

Several Supreme Court justices as well as high–r >>>


      REUTERS POLITICS SUMMARY
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      Speaker‘s staff knew about Foley matter in 2005 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican leader of the U.S.

House of Representatives said his office knew a year ago about inappropriate contact between a former intern and newly resigned Rep. Mark Foley and called on Saturday for a criminal probe of the >>>


      RICE TRIP TO TEST WATERS ON MIDEAST PEACE
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will test the waters for a renewed push on Arab–Israeli peace when she visits the Middle East this week despite what analysts regard as huge obstacles.

Rice leaves on Sunday night on a journey that takes her to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Isr >>>


      WHITE HOUSE BACKS RUMSFELD AS IT DENIES CHARGES ON IRAQ
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Bush retains "full confidence" in Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, despite accusations that he botched the Iraq war and a disclosure that a former top Bush aide had recommended his replacement, the White House said on Sunday.

White House counselor Dan Bartlett >>>


      4 DIE IN OVERPASS COLLAPSE NEAR MONTREAL
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      LAVAL, Quebec –– Quebec provincial police said Sunday that at least four people were killed when their cars were crushed in the collapse of an overpass near Montreal.

Spokeswoman Isabelle Gendron said three people were found dead in one car after Saturday‘s collapse, while the fourth person k >>>


      40 FEARED DEAD IN NIGERIAN DAM COLLAPSE
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      LAGOS, Nigeria –– About 40 people were feared dead in flooding from a dam collapse in northwest Nigeria, state radio said Sunday.

The dam gave out Saturday after heavy rains apparently overwhelmed the structure, according to Radio Nigeria.

The station said about 500 houses were washed away >>>


      BAGHDAD RETURNS TO NORMAL AFTER DAY–LONG CURFEW
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A nervous normality returned to Iraq‘s capital on Sunday after a 24–hour curfew imposed after U.S.

troops arrested a top politician‘s bodyguard suspected of a plot to bomb the heavily fortified government compound.

The curfew was lifted at 6 a.m. (0300 GMT) >>>


      EU HOPES FOR NEW PACT WITH U.S. ON PASSENGER DATA
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union hopes to reach an agreement with the United States on a new pact on sharing of airline passenger data next Friday, the European Commission said on Sunday.

U.S. and European negotiators failed on Saturday to reach a deal to share air passenger data before an existin >>>


      INDIA TO SHARE MUMBAI BOMBS EVIDENCE WITH PAKISTAN
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India said on Sunday it would give Pakistan evidence found by its investigators linking Pakistan‘s spy agency and an Islamist militant group based there to deadly bomb blasts in Mumbai that killed 186 people in July.

The comments by India‘s new foreign secretary, Shiv Sh >>>


      IRAQI SHI‘ITE POLITICIANS DEMAND CABINET RESHUFFLE
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Leading members of Iraq‘s Shi‘ite Alliance demanded a major cabinet reshuffle on Sunday as Nuri al–Maliki‘s Shi‘ite–led government struggles to quell communal violence and improve basic services.

"We demand the prime minister ... carry out a br >>>


      ISRAELI TROOP PULLOUT FROM LEBANON
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      ZARIT, Israel (Reuters) – Israel‘s army left all of south Lebanon except for one small border village on Sunday, as part of a handover to the Lebanese army and U.N. peacekeepers under the truce that ended a war with Hizbollah fighters.

Crossing the frontier without fanfare before sunrise, Israeli t >>>


      NATO TO LEAD U.S. TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      KABUL, Afghanistan –– NATO will take command of up to 12,000 U.S. troops and the territory they control in Afghanistan in "few days," a spokesman for the alliance said Sunday.

The planned expansion of the alliance‘s operation to the rest of the country will consolidate most military >>>


      OFFICIAL: IRAQ FORCES HUNT TERROR CHIEF
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      AM BAGHDAD, Iraq –– Security forces are closing in on the leader of al–Qaida in Iraq, a senior Iraqi official said Sunday, showing a captured video of the terror chief teaching followers how to build a car bomb. The video, displayed to journalists, showed Abu Ayyub al–Masri _ his face exposed _ >>>


      PAKISTAN ARRESTS 6 HURT TALIBAN FIGHTERS
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      QUETTA, Pakistan –– Police arrested six Afghan Taliban fighters at a private hospital in Pakistan‘s southwestern city of Quetta on Sunday, an official said.

The six men arrived at the privately run Al–Khidmat hospital in Quetta about two days ago with bullet wounds, said Chaudhry Mohamm >>>


      POLICE PATROL ZAMBIA CAPITAL AMID POLL TENSION
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia deployed armed police in the capital Lusaka on Sunday amid rising tension after President Levy Mwanawasa overtook the early lead of his populist opponent in the country‘s election.

Some armed members of a crack paramilitary unit patrolled the main business district while o >>>


      POLLS OPEN IN BOSNIA‘S GENERAL ELECTION
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Polls opened in Bosnia on Sunday for general elections in which voters will choose politicians to lead the nation after the planned end of international supervision next year.

Dismantling of the international protectorate in mid–2007 aims to show the European Union that the ex& >>>


      PUTIN LASHES GEORGIA OVER ARREST OF OFFICERS
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday accused neighboring Georgia of behaving like Stalin‘s secret police, stoking a row over Georgia‘s arrest of four Russian officers last week for spying.

Putin called an urgent meeting of his security council outside Moscow to discus >>>


      RETIRED ARMY GENERAL NAMED THAILAND‘S PM
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BANGKOK, Thailand –– Retired army commander Gen. Surayud Chulanont was sworn in Sunday as interim prime minister following the announcement of a temporary constitution that reserved considerable powers for Thailand‘s military coup makers.

The announcement, following his endorsement by the cou >>>


      SCIENTISTS TO TEST KOALA CONTRACEPTIVE
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      CANBERRA, Australia –– Scientists hope to test a contraceptive dart next year as a new weapon to curb a koala population explosion that has destroyed thousands of trees on an Australian island, a researcher said Sunday.

Without predators such as dogs, life on Kangaroo Island off South Australia sta >>>


      SIX DEAD IN CLASHES BETWEEN RIVAL PALESTINIAN FORCES
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      GAZA, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Rival Palestinian security forces clashed across the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing six and injuring 50 others, in the biggest outbreak of internal fighting in months over unpaid wages and stalled unity government talks.

Violence also erupted in the West Bank city of Ramallah where >>>


      THAILAND GETS POST–COUP PM, CONSTITUTION
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand‘s military rulers unveiled a stop–gap prime minister and constitution on Sunday, fulfilling a promise to step back in favor of civilians within two weeks of their coup against Thaksin Shinawatra.

In other signs of the situation stabilizing, the tanks that had stoo >>>


      THAILAND GETS STOP–GAP, POST–COUP CHARTER
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand‘s King Bhumibol Adulyadej endorsed a stop–gap constitution on Sunday which the army says will be in place until a new long–term charter is drawn up in around nine months after September‘s bloodless military coup.

As national television announced the ch >>>


      TWO KOREAS TO HOLD MILITARY TALKS ON MONDAY: SEOUL
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      SEOUL (Reuters) – Military officials from North and South Korea are to meet on Monday at Pyongyang‘s suggestion, the first bilateral military talks since the North test–fired seven missiles in July, Seoul‘s Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

"There will be working–level militar >>>


      U.K. WEB SITE POSTS '/11 HIJACKER VIDEO
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      LONDON –– Mohamed Atta, the ringleader of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, smiles and jokes with another hijacker before the two turn serious and speak intently to a camera in a video posted Sunday on a British newspaper‘s Web site.

The Sunday Times said the video, which was dated Jan. 18, 2000 _ >>>


      YEMENI FORCES KILL ESCAPED MILITANT
      Washington Post, 01-10-2006
      SAN‘A, Yemen –– Yemeni anti–terrorism forces on Sunday killed a suspected al–Qaida member who was convicted of an attack on a French oil tanker and escaped from prison earlier this year.

Fawaz Yahya al–Rabeie was killed after anti–terrorism troops launched a dawn raid >>>


      A GRIPPING DRAMA THAT DIDN‘T RESOLVE LABOUR‘S FUTURE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Gordon Brown left Manchester feeling down. Even though most of his rivals for the premiership were a let–down Andrew Rawnsley Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer In his farewell peroration to his party, Tony Blair told them: ‘You‘re the future now. So make the most of it.‘ He has never so electr >>>


      AHERN CRISIS DEALS BLOW TO PLAN FOR POWER–SHARING
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Henry McDonald, Ireland editor Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer The deepening uncertainty over Bertie Ahern‘s future has thrown plans to restore power–sharing government to Northern Ireland into chaos, British sources admitted last night.

Downing Street strategists who spent considerable time on >>>


      BEYOND THE POINT OF DEPARTURE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      William Keegan Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer Tony Blair is the most successful Labour leader in my lifetime. He deserves every credit for establishing Labour as the party of economic competence, for reversing a generation of neglect in the public services and for achieving more than any previous Prime Minister in >>>


      BROWN CLEANS UP ON STAMP DUTY
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Heather Stewart, economics correspondent Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer Housebuyers are increasingly being dragged into paying the top rates of stamp duty, as Gordon Brown has left the thresholds for the higher rates unchanged for nine years, while house prices have almost tripled.

According to research b >>>


      CAMERON ECHOES JFK IN PITCH FOR THE CENTRE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Gaby Hinsliff and Ned Temko Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer David Cameron will echo one of President John F Kennedy‘s most famous speeches today when he asks the British public to stop asking what the state can do for them and instead ask what they can do for each other.

In a bold bid for the politic >>>


      CAMERON MUST SELL LIBERAL VISION TO THE WHOLE NATION
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Leader Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer Conservative members showed good judgment by electing David Cameron as their leader and have been rewarded with a revival in the party‘s poll ratings. Their lead is not spectacular – the latest count even shows them slipping back level with Labour – but the t >>>


      CAMERON MUST STATE HIS TORY PRINCIPLES
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Norman Blackwell Sunday October 1, 2006 The Guardian Hats off to David Cameron for his success in educating the public over the past year about all the things the Conservative party is not about.

But now he needs to change gear and tell people what he does stand for. Without that, he risks a sceptical public u >>>


      CIVIL SERVANTS PUT ON ALERT AS PLOT TO SEIZE THEIR OFFICES IS EXPOSED
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Henry McDonald Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer All government buildings across Northern Ireland were put on high alert last week after intelligence reports that one was about to be taken over by political protesters.

The Northern Ireland Office advised every civil servant to be vigilant in their workplaces >>>


      HIGH HOPES: LONDON ‘WILL SOON HAVE 18 TO 20 SKYSCRAPERS‘
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer The property developer Minerva abandoned plans last week to build the City‘s tallest skyscraper, prompting doubts that the roof was falling in not just on the mooted transformation of London‘s skyline but on the London property market too.

Those doubts are not sh >>>


      KEN‘S NEW PLANS FOR CAPITAL GAINS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Back in favour and brimming with confidence, the Mayor now has Mandarin lessons and an aviation tax high on his agenda, he tells Nick Mathiason Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer The reptile has landed. London Mayor Ken Livingstone was praised three times by Bill Clinton during his address to the Labour faithful in Ma >>>


      PARTY AIMS FOR SUPERMARKET SWEEP
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Ned Temko and Rob Sharp Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer As the Tories gather in Bournemouth for their most upbeat conference in years, two rival supermarkets have come to symbolise increasingly divergent views over David Cameron‘ strategy for gaining the keys to Downing Street.

One of Cameron‘s >>>


      RECKONING AWAITS HEIR TO NUMBER 11
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      He has overseen strong, steady growth and low unemployment, but there may be a few nasty surprises for his successor, writes Heather Stewart Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer Tony Blair used his conference swan song last week to warn that his successor should prepare for tough challenges ahead; but whoever follows Go >>>


      STOP INVESTING IN SUDAN‘S GENOCIDE, MPS TELL FIRMS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Conal Walsh Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer MPs from the influential House of Commons foreign affairs committee are urging British businesses with investments in Sudan to withdraw from the war–torn African country.

The call for disinvestment is aimed at companies including Shell, Rolls–Royce an >>>


      TABLOID LAUNCHES NEW ATTACK ON SHERIDAN
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Lorna Martin Sunday October 1, 2006 The Observer Tommy Sheridan was last night facing serious questions about his political future after the News of the World claimed to have a video that allegedly reveals that the MSP confessed to being a swinger.

News of the World claimed to have a video that allegedly revea >>>


      1 DEAD AFTER CB RADIO ARGUMENT IN WASH.
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 8:01 AM VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – A man was shot to death Saturday in a mall parking lot following an argument over citizens band radio, police said.

Kenneth Eichhorn, 47, died after surgery at Southwest Washington Medical Center, police said. Jon William Loveless, 44, was arrested f >>>


      1 DEAD IN VANCOUVER MALL SHOOTING
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 7:46 AM VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – A man was shot to death Saturday in a mall parking lot following an argument over citizens band radio, police said.

Kenneth Eichhorn, 47, died after surgery at Southwest Washington Medical Center, police said. Jon William Loveless, 44, was arrested f >>>


      2 '/11 HIJACKERS APPEAR IN 2000 VIDEO
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 6:16 PM AP Photo NY113 By BETH GARDINER Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) – Mohamed Atta, the ringleader of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, smiles and jokes with another hijacker before the two turn serious and speak intently to a camera in a video posted Sunday on a British newspaper‘ >>>


      4 DIE IN OVERPASS COLLAPSE NEAR MONTREAL
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 2:46 PM AP Photo MTLG102 By PHIL COUVRETTE Associated Press Writer LAVAL, Quebec (AP) – Quebec provincial police said Sunday that at least four people were killed when their cars were crushed in the collapse of an overpass near Montreal.

Spokeswoman Isabelle Gendron said three peop >>>


      40 FEARED DEAD IN NIGERIAN DAM COLLAPSE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 11:46 AM By KATHARINE HOURELD Associated Press Writer LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – About 40 people were feared dead in flooding from a dam collapse in northwest Nigeria, state radio said Sunday.

The dam gave out Saturday after heavy rains apparently overwhelmed the structure, according to >>>


      5 DIE IN OVERPASS COLLAPSE NEAR MONTREAL
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 4:46 PM AP Photo RYR111 By PHIL COUVRETTE Associated Press Writer LAVAL, Quebec (AP) – Quebec provincial police said Sunday that at least five people were crushed to death in their cars after the collapse of an overpass near Montreal.

The cars were pulled out about 15 hours after S >>>


      5 FOUND DEAD IN S.C. MOBILE HOME
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 11:46 AM By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press Writer NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Five people were found dead in a home Saturday, and all appeared to have been shot, police said. Investigators were talking to a suspect.

No motive had been identified. Officers discovered the bodies in t >>>


      5 FOUND DEAD IN SOUTH CAROLINA HOME
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 5:01 AM By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press Writer NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Five people were found dead in a home Saturday, and all appeared to have been shot, police said. Investigators were talking to a suspect.

No motive had been identified. Officers discovered the bodies in th >>>


      AL–QAIDA ARRESTS PROMPT BAGHDAD CURFEW
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 8:46 AM AP Photo BAG106 By PATRICK QUINN Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – The U.S. military said a captured al–Qaida suspect and members of his cell were in the final stages‘‘ of planning an attack on the Green Zone. An unprecedented curfew prompted b >>>


      ALL 155 FEARED DEAD IN BRAZIL JET CRASH
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:16 PM AP Photo SAO112 By VIVIAN SEQUERA Associated Press Writer BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – Search crews hunted Sunday through the wreckage of a Brazilian jetliner that crashed in the Amazon rain forest, though authorities said there was little chance any of the 155 people aboard had survived >>>


      BAGHDAD SHUT DOWN AFTER SUSPECT ARRESTED
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photo BAG108 By PATRICK QUINN Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – The U.S. military said a captured al–Qaida suspect and members of his cell were in the final stages‘‘ of planning an attack on the Green Zone. An unprecedented curfew prompted b >>>


      BAGHDAD SHUT DOWN ON SUSPICION OF ATTACK
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:46 AM AP Photo BAG10' By PATRICK QUINN Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – The U.S. military said a captured al–Qaida suspect and members of his cell were in the final stages‘‘ of planning an attack on the Green Zone. An unprecedented curfew prompt >>>


      BLACKS IN QUEENS MAKE MORE THAN WHITES
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 2:16 PM NEW YORK (AP) – Queens is the only large county in the nation where the median income of black residents has surpassed that of white residents, a newspaper analysis found.

The picture is quite different across the river in Manhattan, where the gap between whites and blacks >>>


      BUS CAREENS OFF BRIDGE IN CHINA; 30 DEAD
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 11:01 AM BEIJING (AP) – A bus careened off a bridge and plunged nearly 100 feet into a river Sunday, killing 30 people in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing, a government news agency said.

Another 20 passengers were injured in the accident and were being treated in a local >>>


      CANADIAN OVERPASS FALLS; DEATHS FEARED
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:16 AM AP Photo MTLP101 By PHIL COUVRETTE Associated Press Writer LAVAL, Quebec (AP) – An overpass near Montreal collapsed Saturday, crushing two cars whose occupants were feared dead, authorities said. At least five people were injured.

Drivers on Highway 1' slammed on their >>>


      CANDIDATE–VETERAN BLASTS BUSH ON IRAQ
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 11:31 AM AP Photo WX302 By DENNIS CONRAD Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – An Illinois congressional candidate who lost both her legs during combat in Iraq said Saturday that President Bush has no real strategy for securing the war–ravaged nation, just political talk designed >>>


      CENTER–LEFT OPPOSITION LEADS IN AUSTRIA
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 6:16 PM AP Photo VIE141 By VERONIKA OLEKSYN Associated Press Writer VIENNA, Austria (AP) – Austria‘s opposition Social Democrats had a slight lead over the ruling People‘s Party in Sunday‘s national elections which could swing the country to center–left after more th >>>


      CHARGES AMENDED IN CHURCH ABUSE CASE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:31 AM PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) – The child–sex charges against two of five church leaders accused of abusing young girls from their congregations have been replaced with fewer charges because a statute of limitations has expired.

Paul S. Epling, 53, and his brother, Tom Epling, >>>


      CONGRESS GETS INCOMPLETE AHEAD OF VOTE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:46 AM AP Photo DCLB105 By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – As Congress began its final week before the midterm elections, a veteran Senate chairman was asked the question ricocheting all over town: Will Congress finish its work before lawmakers leave?

 >>>


      DEMOCRATS SEE CHANCE IN FOLEY‘S DISTRICT
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:31 AM AP Photo WX111 By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press Writer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Democratic candidate Tim Mahoney seized the opportunity created by scandal and criticized GOP leaders Saturday for not fully investigating Rep. Mark Foley when his raunchy communications with a >>>


      FAMOUS RESTAURANT RETURNS TO NEW ORLEANS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:31 AM AP Photo NYOL701 By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) – On Sunday morning, another slice of life is scheduled to slide back into place as New Orleans slowly regains its cultural balance in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Commander‘s Palace, a mainsta >>>


      FARRAKHAN ILLNESS CASTS DOUBT ON NATION
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 5:46 PM By RACHEL ZOLL AP Religion Writer Minister Louis Farrakhan, ailing and in seclusion at his Michigan home, has ceded leadership of the Nation of Islam to an executive board while he recovers, saying the movement must prove that it is more than the charisma, eloquence and personal >>>


      FBI WORRIES ABOUT AN OSAMA–SOPRANOS LINK
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 4:46 PM AP Photo NYOL405 By PAT MILTON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The FBI‘s top counterterrorism official harbors lots of concerns: weapons of mass destruction, undetected homegrown terrorists and the possibility that old–fashioned mobsters will team up with al&nd >>>


      FEMA TRAILERS FREED UP FOR OTHER USES
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 11:31 AM AP Photo NY111 HOPE, Ark. (AP) – Nearly 10,000 emergency housing trailers that were intended to be sent to the Gulf Coast to help Hurricane Katrina victims have been freed up for other uses.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency parked the trailers at Hope Municipal Airp >>>


      FORMER S.D. GOV. RETURNS TO COURTROOM
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 6:16 PM By CARSON WALKER Associated Press Writer SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The last time Bill Janklow appeared before the South Dakota Supreme Court, he asked the justices for the early return of his law license – which he had lost after his conviction of manslaughter for causing a fat >>>


      FRIEND: MARINE HAD PLAN TO DISAPPEAR
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:46 AM BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – A Marine who went missing in the Colorado mountains had a plan to avoid returning to duty and had hoped to be presumed dead so he could collect insurance money from his brother, the beneficiary, his girlfriend said.

Lance Cpl. Lance Hering, 21, has bee >>>


      GOP LEADERS KNEW OF FOLEY E–MAIL IN ‘05
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 6:31 AM AP Photo NYOL''6 By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Rep. Thomas Reynolds, head of the House Republican election effort, said Saturday he told Speaker Dennis Hastert months ago about concerns that a fellow GOP lawmaker had sent inappropriate messages >>>


      HAMAS MILITIA, ABBAS LOYALISTS CLASH
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 5:01 PM AP Photo XEM115 By IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press Writer GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Militiamen from the ruling Hamas opened fire on government workers protesting their unpaid salaries on Sunday, touching off gunbattles with security forces loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas. Seven >>>


      HURRICANE ISAAC STRENGTHENS IN ATLANTIC
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 5:01 PM MIAMI (AP) – Hurricane Isaac strengthened slightly and turned north Sunday in the Atlantic, forecasters said, and a tropical storm watch was issued for southeastern Newfoundland.

At 11 a.m. EDT, Isaac had top sustained winds near 80 mph, up from 75 mph on Saturday, when it >>>


      IMMIGRATION KEY IN AUSTRIAN ELECTIONS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 8:31 AM By WILLIAM J. KOLE Associated Press Writer VIENNA, Austria (AP) – Austrians began voting Sunday morning in national elections that could swing the alpine republic back to the political center after more than six years of influence by the extreme right.

After months of bitte >>>


      INDIA TO GIVE PAKISTAN BOMBINGS EVIDENCE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:16 PM AP Photo MUM103 By GAVIN RABINOWITZ Associated Press Writer NEW DELHI (AP) – India will give Islamabad evidence that Pakistan‘s spy agency planned the Mumbai train bombings in July which killed more than 200 people, India‘s foreign secretary said Sunday.

Indian >>>


      INMATES DETAIL U.S. PRISON NEAR KABUL
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 6:16 PM By MATTHEW PENNINGTON Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Capt. Amanullah, a former mujahedeen commander, smooths his black beard with his palm and gives a deep and ironic laugh as he recounts his 14 miserable months in Bagram, the U.S. prison for terror suspects in Af >>>


      IRAQ SAYS IT‘S CLOSING IN ON TERROR HEAD
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 4:16 PM AP Photo BAG111 By QASSIM ABDUL–ZAHRA Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Security forces are closing in on the leader of al–Qaida in Iraq, a senior Iraqi official said Sunday, showing a captured video of the terror chief teaching followers how to build a car bo >>>


      ISRAEL COMPLETES PULLOUT FROM LEBANON
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photo AKCF104 JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel withdrew the last of its troops from Lebanon early Sunday, the army said, fulfilling a key condition of the U.N. cease–fire that ended a monthlong war with Hezbollah guerrillas.

Military officials said the last soldier exited L >>>


      ISRAEL COMPLETES WITHDRAWAL FROM LEBANON
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 ':16 AM AP Photo AKCF111 By HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press Writer MARWAHEEN, Lebanon (AP) – The Israeli army abandoned positions in Lebanon early Sunday, withdrawing the last of its troops from its neighbor and fulfilling a key condition of the Aug. 14 cease–fire that ended a mont >>>


      ISRAEL PLANS TO COMPLETE PULLOUT SUNDAY
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:16 AM AP Photo AKCF101 By MATTI FRIEDMAN Associated Press Writer MOSHAV AVIVIM, Israel (AP) – The Israeli army expects to complete its withdrawal from Lebanon by Sunday evening, meeting a key condition of the cease–fire that ended more than a month of fighting with Hezbollah guerril >>>


      ISRAELIS: LEBANON PULLOUT COMPLETE
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photo AKCF104 JERUSALEM (AP) – The Israeli army on Sunday said its last soldier has been withdrawn from Lebanon, meeting a key condition of the cease–fire that ended more than a month of fighting with Hezbollah guerrillas.

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      KOREAS TO HOLD MILITARY TALKS THIS WEEK
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 ':16 AM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea has accepted the North‘s proposal to hold working–level military talks this week, a top South Korean general said Sunday.

The North made the proposal Thursday to discuss military agreements already reached between the tw >>>


      LA. VOTERS DECIDING ON LEVEE BOARDS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:31 AM By DOUG SIMPSON Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Louisiana voters in early returns overwhelmingly supported consolidation of New Orleans area‘s levee boards, the government agencies whose politically appointed members took criticism after Hurricane Katrina for failin >>>


      LA. VOTERS OK CONSOLIDATING LEVEE BOARDS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 4:01 AM By DOUG SIMPSON Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Louisiana voters on Saturday approved consolidating the New Orleans area‘s levee boards, the generations–old agencies whose politically appointed members took criticism after Hurricane Katrina for failing to main >>>


      MAN ARRESTED IN SLAYING OF 5 IN S.C.
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 3:01 PM By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press Writer NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Police arrested a man accused of slaying five people who were found shot to death in a mobile home, authorities said Sunday.

Michael Simmons of North Charleston, S.C., was charged with five counts of murde >>>


      MANHUNT SUBJECT HIT BY 110 ROUNDS
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 4:01 AM LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) – Officers fired 110 rounds of ammunition at the man suspected of killing a sheriff‘s deputy, according to an autopsy and records released by the sheriff‘s office Saturday.

Angilo Freeland – who was suspected of fatally shooting the dep >>>


      MANY DEATHS FEARED IN NIGERIA DAM BREAK
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 2:46 PM By OLOCHE SAMUEL Associated Press Writer KANO, Nigeria (AP) – Families were swept away in a torrent of water and scores were feared dead in flooding from a dam collapse in northwest Nigeria, witnesses and state radio said Sunday.

The dam collapsed on Saturday after heavy ra >>>


      NATO TO LEAD U.S. TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN
      Guardian, 01-10-2006
      Sunday October 1, 2006 ':16 AM By JIM KRANE Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – NATO will take command of up to 12,000 U.S. troops and the territory they control in Afghanistan in few days,‘‘ a spokesman for the alliance said Sunday.

The planned expansion of the al >>>



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