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      CYPRUS HAS NEW RELIGIOUS LEADER
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     Bishop Chrysostomos of Paphos was elected as Cyprus‘s new archbishop yesterday after weeks of acrimony and bickering between the powerful religious leaders on the island.

Chrysostomos, 65, has been in charge of the Church‘s affairs for the last four years after his 7'–year–old namesa >>>


      GIRLS REWARDED AFTER FINDING CASH IN STREET
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     Most people would probably go on a spending spree if they discovered thousands of euros just lying in the street, but two schoolgirls in Larissa, central Greece, who stumbled across 20,000 euros embraced their inner good Samaritan and returned the money to the bank that lost it.

The large pile of banknotes had >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     SAFE AND SOUND NGO doctor returns to Greece after being kidnapped in Baghdad Greek doctor Eleni Sotiriou was welcomed at Athens airport yesterday by her husband following her ordeal in Iraq where she was abducted and held hostage for five days. Sotiriou, the vice president of a non–governmental organization called >>>


      KENYAN ATHLETE...
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     ARIS MESSINIS/AFP Kenyan athlete Henry Tarus runs past ‘The Runner’ statue in central Athens yesterday on his way to winning the Athens Classic Marathon, which traces the historic route from Marathon to the Panathenaic Stadium. Tarus clocked a time of 2 hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds. Four of the first six runners were K >>>


      LOAN HOLDERS GO UNDER
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     55,000 decisions against borrowers are expected by the end of the year More than 55,000 court decisions are expected by the end of the year on real estate confiscations against loan holders unable to make payments, officials told Sunday‘s Kathimerini as data shows that banks have excessively eased lending procedur >>>


      MINISTRY EXAMINES RAPE CASE
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     The Education Ministry has asked teachers at a high school in Amarynthos, on the island of Evia, to explain their decision to suspend all five teenagers involved in an alleged rape at the school.

Four schoolboys are alleged to have sexually assaulted their 16–year–old classmate, prompting the school >>>


      MOST GRADUATES NOT PREPARED
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     Two in three businesses believe that Greece’s university graduates have not been prepared adequately to enter the labor market, according to the results of a study seen by Sunday’s Kathimerini.

The study, to be presented on Wednesday by the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), shows th >>>


      THIS WEEK
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     Monday President of Lancia Oliver Francois and CEO of Fiat Hellas Jerome Monce hold a press conference at the Zappeion Hall in view of the exhibition «Lancia Tour Italian Design» to be held in Athens between November 7 and 12.

Deputy Foreign Minister Evripidis Stylianidis makes a working visit to Munich, German >>>


      TIGHT AT TOP OF SOCCER LEAGUE
      Kathimerin, 06-11-2006
     Panathinaikos narrowed the gap separating it from front runner Olympiakos in the Super League to two points with a 1–0 home victory over its archrival in Athens last night.

The home side went ahead with an own goal in the 48th minute when Olympiakos defender Thanassis Kostoulas headed in a cross delivered >>>


      ACTEURS. AU CŚUR DES MARCHÉS. ENIGMATIQUE, LE FRANC?
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Enigmatique, le franc?

Au cśur des marchés. Michel Girardin, Union Bancaire Privée Lundi 6 novembre 2006 L‘alerte est donnée. La Banque nationale suisse crie au «conundrum» (énigme), le Département des finances fronce les sourc >>>


      ACTEURS. L‘AVIS DE L‘EXPERT. QUELLES OBLIGATIONS LIÉES Ŕ LA SUCCESSION PEUT–ON IMPOSER Ŕ SES HÉRITIERS?
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     DROIT SUCCESSORAL. Les charges, dispositions trouvées fréquemment dans les testaments, posent parfois des probl';mes délicats dans leur application.

Aperçu de quelques aspects pratiques. Etienne Jeandin, Notaire ŕ Gen';ve Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Il est fréquent de tro >>>


      ANALYSE. BULLE.2.0?
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Analyse. Jean–Claude Péclet Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Plus de mille milliards de francs: c‘est ce que l‘industrie des télécoms a vu partir en fumée en 2001–2002 quand ses projets d‘expansion mirobolants

– fibre optique ŕ gogo, licences de téléph >>>


      BLOC–NOTES. LES EMPLETTES RUSSES
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Bloc–notes. Ignace Jeannerat Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Doit–on parler de pétrodollars ou de pétroroubles? Les grandes entreprises russes, ŕ commencer par les géants de l‘énergie, Gazprom et Loukoil, sont intéressées par des prises de participation d‘envergure dans d >>>


      COMME UN LUNDI. CHANTAL BALET
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Femme politique libérale, directrice romande d‘Economiesuisse. Florence Gaillard Lundi 6 novembre 2006 – L‘ambiance du dimanche soir?

– Atmosph';re de transhumance: je rentre du Valais ŕ Gen';ve. – Votre premier geste le lundi matin? – Un café noir que mon mari m&lsquo >>>


      CRIMES SANS CH'4;TIMENTS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Editorial. Richard Werly Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Une condamnation ŕ mort est tout sauf acceptable. Y compris dans le cas d‘un dictateur sanguinaire comme Saddam Hussein. Pendre l‘homme qui prit en otage son peuple durant pr';s de trente ans ne rendra pas justice aux victimes de ses horreurs. Et ce >>>


      DÉBAT RELANCÉ APRČS LA GRANDE PANNE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     ENERGIE. Dix millions d‘Européens touchés. La lecture de ce texte (2142 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      DÉJEUNER AVEC FRAN'';OIS SILVANT. «JE N‘AI PAS PENSÉ UNE SECONDE Ŕ LA MORT»
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Apr';s avoir vaincu un cancer au printemps, l‘humoriste le plus cél';bre de Suisse romande doit de nouveau subir un traitement contre des ganglions suspects. Il se bat en jouant un petit rôle au Théâtre Kléber–Méleau.

Alexandre Demidoff Lundi 6 novembre >>>


      FACE AUX DÉFIS CONSIDÉRABLES, L‘OMS DOIT SE DOTER D‘UN SOLIDE DIRECTEUR
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     NATIONS UNIES. Le Conseil exécutif de l‘Organisation mondiale de la santé rév';le ce lundi le nom des cinq derniers candidats pour diriger l‘institution.

Le lauréat sera connu mercredi soir. Stéphane Bussard Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Onze candidats pour l‘un des po >>>


      FERNAND CUCHE, EN VERT ET CONTRE TOUS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     NEUCHATEL. Les mesures impopulaires du ministre écologiste. Pierre–Emmanuel Buss Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Peu avant son entrée en fonction, en juin 2005, Fernand Cuche avait eu cette phrase prémonitoire: «Mon accession au Conseil d‘Etat marque probablement le début de mon impopularit&# >>>


      FONDS DE PLACEMENT. QUESTIONS Ŕ CAMPBELL GUNN. «J‘APPRÉCIE LES SOCIÉTÉS ACTIVES DANS LE SECTEUR DE LA SANTÉ AU JAPON»
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Fiche signalétique Fonds de placement. Syz réoriente un de ses fonds dans l‘oncologie Placements. Du nouveau dans la finance. Gestion quantitative, vers une typologie des techniques Placements. Un secteur sous la loupe. La voiture hybride bientôt dans nos garages?

L‘agenda de la semai >>>


      FONDS DE PLACEMENT. SYZ RÉORIENTE UN DE SES FONDS DANS L‘ONCOLOGIE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Le Temps Lundi 6 novembre 2006 La Banque Syz &Co a changé l‘univers d‘investissement de son fonds en titres de la biotechnologie. Il est désormais orienté sur les sociétés qui luttent contre le cancer. Précédemment connu sous le nom d‘Oyster Biotechnology, le fond >>>


      KIOSQUE. DÉCHIFFRER LA BOURSE Ŕ TRAVERS SES DICTONS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Kiosque. Angélique Mounier–Kuhn Lundi 6 novembre 2006 30 proverbes pour comprendre la Bourse. Tarek Issaoui et Ivan Mon';me. Editions Dunod, 188 p.

Voilŕ qui change des manuels ordinaires dont l‘épaisseur le dispute trop souvent ŕ l‘austérité. Ce facé >>>


      L‘AGENDA DE LA SEMAINE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Le Temps Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Lundi 6 novembre Zone euro: indice PMI des services pour le mois d‘octobre Mardi 7 novembre Berne: le SECO publie les chiffres du chômage en octobre Muttenz (BL): résultats de Clariant (CLN.VX) sur neuf mois Zoug: résultats de Converium (CHRN.S) (réassurances) sur >>>


      L‘AVENIR DES TÉLÉCOMS SE JOUE DČS AUJOURD‘HUI EN TURQUIE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Le candidat Marc Furrer promet des réformes. Photo: Keystone CONFERENCE. L‘Union internationale des télécommunications désignera un nouveau secrétaire général. Marc Furrer, le candidat suisse, a un sérieux concurrent, l‘Allemand Matthias Kurth.

Ram Etwareea Lu >>>


      L‘IRAK EN SURSIS, SADDAM HUSSEIN AUSSI
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Un Irakien se réjouit du verdict. En choisissant la potence, le Tribunal spécial risque notamment d´attiser les divisions entre Chiites et Sunnites.

Photo: Keystone • Ce jugement avec appel met fin au premier proc';s intenté contre l‘ex–dictateur par le Tribunal spéc >>>


      L‘UE DOIT OFFRIR LA RECONNAISSANCE RÉCIPROQUE Ŕ LA SUISSE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Bloc–notes. Les emplettes russes Analyse. Bulle.2.0?

Kiosque. Déchiffrer la Bourse ŕ travers ses dictons Fonds de placement. Questions ŕ Campbell Gunn. «J‘apprécie les sociétés actives dans le secteur de la santé au Japon» Fonds de placement. Syz ré >>>


      LA CITADELLE DES PAUVRES
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     FORTERESSES. Des riches qui vivent dans des quartiers fortifiés, on connaissait. Désormais, en Amérique latine, les pauvres aussi se retranchent dans des villes sous surveillance. Reportage dans une de ces «cités fermées».

Frédéric Faux, Nuevo Lourdes Lundi 6 novem >>>


      LA CUISINE DES PRIX SENT LE ROUSSI
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     PRIX LITTERAIRES. Un vent de moralisation agite l‘édition française. Apr';s les confidences de Madeleine Chapsal, exclue du jury du Femina, voici la parution de «La Cuisine des prix», le dernier volume du «Journal» de Jacques Brenner. Consternant.

Isabelle Rü >>>


      LA GAUCHE VAUDOISE EN DÉSORDRE DE BATAILLE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     VAUD. Le congr';s socialiste a suivi sa direction: le PS restera allié ŕ Josef Zisyadis.

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      LA PISCICULTURE MENACE «L‘OR ROSE»
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     ECLAIRAGES Le Temps I Article La pisciculture menace «l‘or rose» Virginia Gascón González et Rodolfo Werner Kinkelin, de l‘Antarctic Krill Conservation Project, affirment que la pęche intensive au krill menace les esp';ces marines qui s‘en nourrissent.

La lec >>>


      LAUSANNE HC, UNE ÉNIGME ÉTERNELLE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     HOCKEY SUR GLACE. Soutenu par un public fervent, épaulé par de nombreux sponsors, le club vaudois ne parvient pas ŕ sortir de l‘orni';re. Ses dirigeants cherchent des rem';des ŕ un mal chronique et mystérieux.

Patrick Boillat Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Samedi, ŕ l& >>>


      LE CAPITAL–RISQUE, DEVENU ULTRA–SÉLECTIF, N‘A PAS ENCORE UNE TAILLE CRITIQUE EN SUISSE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     «Il faut baisser le taux d‘imposition» Le rendez–vous des produits structurés L‘UE doit offrir la reconnaissance réciproque ŕ la Suisse Bloc–notes. Les emplettes russes Analyse. Bulle.2.0?

Kiosque. Déchiffrer la Bourse ŕ travers ses dictons Fonds de p >>>


      LE MALAISE Ŕ LA TĘTE DU PARTI LIBÉRAL GENEVOIS S‘ACCENTUE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     GENEVE. En moins d‘une année, le plus grand parti du canton a déjŕ vu deux présidents démissionner. Serge Bednarczyk n‘aura nourri les espoirs des libéraux que trente–six jours.

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      LE RENDEZ–VOUS DES PRODUITS STRUCTURÉS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Chaque mois, «Le Temps» consacre une page aux produits structurés. L‘investisseur y trouvera les derni';res nouveautés en termes de produits et de th';mes d‘investissement, ainsi qu‘un article pédagogique basé sur les extraits d‘un livre publié >>>


      LES EMPLOYÉS DE LA POSTE FONT MONTER LA PRESSION ET MENACENT DE DESCENDRE DANS LA RUE LES LUNDIS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     YMAGO. Le Syndicat de la communication n‘exclut pas une gr';ve pendant la période des paquets de Noël.

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      LES RENDEZ–VOUS DE LA SEMAINE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Le Temps Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Lundi 6 Conférence climatique– Jusqu‘au 17 novembre se tient ŕ Nairobi une conférence de l‘ONU sur les changements climatiques.

Suisse–Union européenne– Lundi et mardi, Micheline Calmy–Rey et Doris Leuthard sont en visite off >>>


      LES ÉLECTIONS AMÉRICAINES DU MIDTERM (III). LE COMBAT FRATRICIDE DANS LE CONNECTICUT TOURNE Ŕ LA DÉFAITE DE LA GAUCHE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Le candidat démocrate au Sénat Ned Lamont s´approche de Joe Lieberman, hier lors d´une parade de vétérans ŕ Harford, Connecticut. Photo: Keystone ETATS–UNIS. Le Parti démocrate a voulu punir Joe Lieberman, favorable ŕ la guerre d‘Irak. Mais le sénateur va ret >>>


      MALHEUREUX AMALGAME
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Eveline Salvisberg, Pully (VD) Lundi 6 novembre 2006 La nouvelle gamme IKEA fait des heureux: elle est plus luxueuse tout en étant accessible et elle a été baptisée pour que tous les non polyglottes puissent enfin prononcer son nom sans l‘écorcher ou sans ressentir l‘envie irrép >>>


      MEILLEURES ALLOCATIONS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Sylvie Villa, vice–présidente du Parti socialiste de Sainte–Croix (VD) Lundi 6 novembre 2006 A entendre les opposants ŕ la nouvelle loi fédérale sur les allocations familiales, les améliorations apportées seraient insignifiantes. Non contente d‘avoir exclu les indépen >>>


      PLACEMENTS. DU NOUVEAU DANS LA FINANCE. GESTION QUANTITATIVE, VERS UNE TYPOLOGIE DES TECHNIQUES
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Fonds placement Marchés Economie Emploi, formation Sortir Samedi culturel Disques Livres Sciences Multimédia Dossiers Blogs Forums Archives Galeries de photos Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Edition RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Coin des abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebAdresses >>>


      PLACEMENTS. UN SECTEUR SOUS LA LOUPE. LA VOITURE HYBRIDE BIENTÔT DANS NOS GARAGES?
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Un secteur sous la loupe. Christophe Laborde, Analyste financier, Bordier & Cie Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Pour combiner économies de carburant, moindre pollution et confort d‘utilisation, seule la voiture hybride semble en mesure d‘apporter une solution. Comment fonctionne–t–elle? Au dé >>>


      POUR UNE VÉRITABLE INDÉPENDANCE DE L‘AFRIQUE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Conrad Marty, Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Les résultats désastreux de la politique de «développement» en Afrique noire commencent ŕ ętre reconnus par un public toujours plus large qui inclut désormais de nombreux spécialistes. En plus de mon expéri >>>


      PREMIER TOUR DES ÉLECTIONS CANTONALES FRIBOURGEOISES. A FRIBOURG, JEAN–CLAUDE CORNU JOUE LES GRAINS DE SABLE ÉLECTORAUX
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     FRIBOURG. PDC et radicaux sortent vainqueurs du premier tour. Le PLR voudra–t–il prendre un si';ge socialiste? Pas s$';r...

François Mauron Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Se présentera–t–il au second tour? Ou, au contraire, renoncera–t–il sous la pression? Jea >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. JE N‘AI BESOIN DE PERSONNE EN VÉLO ÉLECTRO DAVIDSON
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
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      RÉCHAUFFEMENT: TOUS Ŕ LA CAISSE?
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     TERRE. La 12e conférence internationale sur le climat s‘ouvre ce lundi ŕ Nairobi. Il est de plus en plus question de faire payer ŕ chacun, entreprise ou particulier, le vrai prix de son impact environnemental.

Etienne Dubuis Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Responsabiliser. Tel est le maître mot, >>>


      SADDAM CONDAMNÉ Ŕ MORT. L‘EUROPE REFUSE LA PEINE CAPITALE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     IRAK. L‘ancien président est jugé responsable du massacre de 148 chiites. Le Temps Lundi 6 novembre 2006 Saddam Hussein a été reconnu coupable de crimes contre l‘humanité dimanche par le Haut Tribunal pénal irakien, qui l‘a condamné, dimanche, ŕ la mort par penda >>>


      UN APRČS–MIDI EN BANLIEUE
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Leila Wolf, sociologue, est retournée dans une cité de la banlieue parisienne oů elle avait travaillé dans le cadre d‘un projet urbain il y a dix ans.

Elle y a retrouvé ses jeunes amis. Leila Wolf Lundi 6 novembre 2006 La mort il y a un an de deux mineurs électrocutés da >>>


      VOTATIONS DU 26 NOVEMBRE. ALLOCATIONS FAMILIALES HARMONISÉES: LE FRONT DES PATRONS COMMENCE Ŕ SE LÉZARDER
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Edi Engelberger, président de l´USAM (ŕ gauche) et Ueli Forster d´economiesuisse. Photo: Keystone CAMPAGNE. L‘Union suisse des arts et métiers (USAM), qui a lancé le référendum contre les allocations unifiées, peine ŕ faire entendre qu‘elles co$';teron >>>


      ZAPPROPOS. DEUX PASCALS VALAISANS SUR UN PLATEAU GENEVOIS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
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      «COMME UNE HOULE ÉNORME»
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     Georges Nivat Lundi 6 novembre 2006 • «Les Bienveillantes» de Jonathan Littell est le phénom';ne de la rentrée littéraire. Grâce ŕ une presse quasi unanime et ŕ un bouche–ŕ–oreille enthousiaste, ce premier roman connaît depuis sa parution fin ao$ >>>


      «NUAGES D‘AUTOMNE»: PLUS DE 50 PALESTINIENS TUÉS
      Le Temps, 06-11-2006
     PROCHE–ORIENT. Le premier ministre Ehoud Olmert a rejeté l‘ultimatum des groupes armés palestiniens qui menacent de relancer les attentats–suicides si l‘opération de Tsahal se poursuit.

Serge Dumont, Tel–Aviv Lundi 6 novembre 2006 «L‘opération « >>>


      BIOTECH RICE SAGA YIELDS BUSHEL OF QUESTIONS FOR FEDS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     By Rick WeissWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, November 6, 2006; A03 When the biotech company Bayer CropScience AG requested federal permission in August to market a variety of gene–altered rice, it assured itself a small, unwanted place in history: the first to seek approval for a genetically engineered food th >>>


      BUSH HEADS SOUTH FOR LAST CAMPAIGN SWING
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WACO, Texas –– President Bush is using the last day of his 10–state campaign swing to flush out GOP and swing voters needed to keep Republicans sitting in the governor‘s offices of Florida, Arkansas and Texas.

Bush hits the campaign trail Monday for the fifth consecutive day, traveling t >>>


      CAMPAIGNS IMPLORE THE PARTY FAITHFUL TO BRING THEIR LOYALTY TO THE POLLS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     A01 The season of persuasion is over. This is the season of motivation.

From Nashville, Ind., where Rep. Michael E. Sodrel (R) was urging business owners to help him stop Democrats from seizing the House and raising their taxes, to Nashville, Tenn., where Rep. Harold E. Ford Jr. (D) and Sen.

Barack Oba >>>


      CONDEMNED INMATES OFTEN GET SEDATIVES
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     AM COLUMBUS, Ohio –– Condemned killer David Brewer, who went calmly to his death after acknowledging his guilt, had a little help with his nerves: an anti–anxiety drug.

At least 1' of the country‘s 38 death penalty states offer sedatives and anti–anxiety drugs to condemned inma >>>


      EX–KLANSMAN DIES SERVING TIME IN KILLING
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     JACKSON, Miss. –– Former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard Samuel H. Bowers, who was convicted eight years ago of ordering the 1'66 bombing death of a civil rights leader, died Sunday in a state penitentiary, officials said.

He was 82. He died of cardio pulmonary arrest, said Mississippi Department o >>>


      FIRE AT FLA. GATOR PARK
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     ORLANDO, Fla. –– Firefighters were battling a blaze Monday morning in a building at Gatorland, a 110–acre alligator theme park and preserve.

Emergency officials received a call at 5:55 a.m. reporting smoke and flames at the park, said Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Marianne Nuckles.
>>>


      FIRED EVANGELIST ASKS FOR FORGIVENESS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –– Members of the New Life Church were stunned and brought to tears by the Rev. Ted Haggard‘s confessions of "sexual immorality," then accepted his plea for forgiveness with open arms.

Haggard, who had been a leading evangelist and vocal opponent of gay marria >>>


      HASTERT MAY FACE POST–ELECTION UNREST
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     By Jonathan WeismanWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, November 6, 2006; A07 House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert‘s future is in doubt even if the Republicans retain control of the House because of unease among GOP lawmakers about his handling of the Foley page scandal and what a House ethics committee investigation mi >>>


      INTREPID MUSEUM HEADS FOR DRY DOCK
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     NEW YORK –– After 24 years on the Hudson River, mammoth tug boats began easing the legendary aircraft carrier USS Intrepid away from its dock Monday for two years of overdue restoration and repairs.

Six powerful tugboats were guiding the massive vessel out of its berth after crew members symbolicall >>>


      MEMORIAL HELD FOR 5 FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     DEVORE, Calif. –– Firefighters at a memorial for five colleagues killed in an arson fire expressed their feelings in the unique language of firefighting.

As thousands grieved Sunday in an outdoor amphitheater surrounded by soaring mountains, firefighters said they always could trust the fallen membe >>>


      N.H. MAKES GOP STOP SOME AUTOMATED CALLS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     CONCORD, N.H. –– The National Republican Congressional Committee agreed to stop placing automated telephone calls to New Hampshire residents on the federal do–not–call list, a state official said.

The committee voluntarily agreed Sunday to stop calling homes on the registry after a citiz >>>


      NATION IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     Panel Chairman Faults Posting of Iraq Documents House intelligence committee Chairman Peter Hoekstra criticized the Bush administration yesterday for its handling of a trove of once–secret documents from Saddam Hussein‘s covert nuclear program disclosed on a federal Web site.

Hoekstra (R–Mich. >>>


      OHIO ABSENTEE BALLOTS SCANNED EARLY
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     CLEVELAND –– Cuyahoga County elections officials began scanning absentee ballots Monday with a judge‘s permission, despite a request by state officials that counties hold off until Election Day.

About 70,000 ballots needed to be scanned in the county, the state‘s most populous, Cuyahoga >>>


      PARTIES CRANK UP VOTER TURNOUT EFFORTS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     By Dan Balz and Jim VandeHeiWashington Post Staff WritersMonday, November 6, 2006; A01 Republicans seized on signs of movement in their direction yesterday as they unleashed a massive election–eve voter mobilization operation in an effort to stave off potentially substantial losses in the House and preserve at lea >>>


      PARTIES WORK TO TURN OUT VOTERS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WASHINGTON –– A day before midterm elections, both parties are focused on turning out voters in the battle for control of Congress.

Republicans and Democrats have sent thousands of volunteers to states with the most contested races to work phone banks and canvass neighborhoods.

Both parties >>>


      RICHARDSON LEADS FOR GOV. IN NEW MEXICO
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     –– THE RACE: Governor, New Mexico THE NUMBERS: Incumbent: Bill Richardson (D) 65% John Dendahl (R) 24% Research & Polling Inc. for the Albuquerque Journal, 801 likely voters statewide interviewed by phone Nov. 1–2, sampling error plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

OF INTEREST: Richardson >>>


      S.C. GOVERNOR INJURES EYES FROM LIGHTS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     COLUMBIA, S.C. –– Gov. Mark Sanford injured both eyes after being under stage lights for about an hour, his wife said Monday as he missed a campaign event.

The Republican seeking re–election was injured while attending a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday night, where he was under the lights, said >>>


      S.C. GOVERNOR SUFFERS EYE INJURY
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     COLUMBIA, S.C. –– Gov. Mark Sanford injured both eyes after being under stage lights for about an hour, his wife said Monday as he missed a campaign event.

The Republican seeking re–election was injured while attending a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday night, where he was under the lights, said >>>


      SUPREME COURT WON‘T RETURN DEATH PENALTY
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WASHINGTON –– The Supreme Court on Monday turned down California‘s request to reinstate the death sentence for a man who took revenge on his therapist by murdering her husband.

The court without comment let stand a ruling by the 'th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that commuted the sentence >>>


      THOUSANDS MOURN CALIF. WILDFIRE VICTIMS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     DEVORE, Calif. –– The five men killed in the deadliest wildfire disaster in more than a decade were remembered Sunday as both heroes and regular guys at a memorial service attended by more than 10,000 people.

The five, who were part of the crew of Engine 57, were killed Oct. 26 when a wind–dri >>>


      TODAY IN HISTORY – NOV. 6
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     AM –– Today is Monday, Nov. 6, the 310th day of 2006. There are 55 days left in the year.

Today‘s Highlight in History: On Nov. 6, 1860, former Illinois congressman Abraham Lincoln defeated three other candidates for the presidency.

On this date: In 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected t >>>


      WOMAN RUNS FOR NAVAJO NATION PRESIDENCY
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. –– One candidate in the Navajo Nation‘s presidential race promises accountability and staunch protection of tribal land. The other vows to build on the reservation‘s economic progress in the past four years.

But as incumbent Joe Shirley Jr. and challenger Lynda Lovejoy >>>


      A CASE STUDY FOR WASHINGTON‘S NEW MAYOR
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     BOSTON –– Tomorrow Adrian Fenty will become the fifth person elected mayor of modern Washington, D.C. The next day he will turn his attention to school reform. And if schools remain his top priority every day for the next 5,000 or so days –– and if he takes control of the school board, appoints a >>>


      A NEW DIAMOND WAR
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     The upcoming Hollywood feature movie "Blood Diamond," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, promises to cast a spotlight on the role of so–called conflict diamonds in fueling brutal warfare in parts of Africa. In my own country, Angola, funds obtained through the trade in such diamonds helped finance a 27–ye >>>


      ABU GHRAIB MOVIE PLANNED
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Oscar–winning documentary veteran Errol Morris is developing a documentary about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal in Iraq.

The film will examine the infamous abuse and torture of inmates held as suspected terrorists in the Iraqi prison located 20 miles (32 kilometres) >>>


      AND NOW, BACK TO THE WAR
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     The news has been dominated by elections and Iraq. After tomorrow, there will be only Iraq. The nation will face an agonizing choice between soldiering on, scaling back or pulling out. It should begin by considering the leading authorities on civil wars –– Oxford‘s Paul Collier, Stanford‘s James >>>


      BUSH CALLS SADDAM CONVICTION MILESTONE IN IRAQ
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska (Reuters) – President George W. Bush hailed the conviction of Saddam Hussein as a milestone in Iraq but Democrats vowed to take the war in a new direction if they seize control of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.

The former Iraqi president was found guilty of crimes against humanity an >>>


      CANDIDATES MAKING FINAL PUSH TO BREAK OUT
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     By Michael D. Shear and John WagnerWashington Post Staff WritersMonday, November 6, 2006; A01 Two of the Washington region‘s top Republicans –– Virginia Sen. George Allen and Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. –– spent yesterday fighting off fierce electoral challenges that could stall the >>>


      FBI PROSECUTIONS GLANCE
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     PM –– The number of FBI investigations _ and Justice Department prosecutions _ of international terrorism suspects between the 2001 and 2006 budget years.

The data were provided by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University, as obtained from the Justice Department‘s >>>


      FOCUS ON IRAQ IN U.S. CAMPAIGN‘S FINAL DAYS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     3:54 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With two days left in a bitter fight for the U.S. Congress, Republicans and Democrats hammered each other over Iraq‘s future on Sunday as candidates launched a frantic late push for votes and polls showed some races tightening.

In a campaign dominated by debate over Ir >>>


      FOCUS ON IRAQ IN US CAMPAIGN‘S FINAL DAYS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     6:58 PM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With two days left in a bitter fight for the U.S. Congress, Republicans and Democrats hammered each other over Iraq‘s future on Sunday as candidates launched a frantic late push for votes and polls showed some races tightening.

In a campaign dominated by debate over Ir >>>


      GOP SCRAMBLES TO PRESERVE HOTLY CONTESTED SEATS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     BLUE BELL –– With Sen. Rick Santorum (R) in trouble and three GOP congressmen in tight races in the Philadelphia area, Republicans are counting on their ground game to save their seats. Party leaders said their volunteers called 77,000 voters Friday night and knocked on 5,000 doors Saturday.

"T >>>


      HOOSIER RACES AREN‘T FOLLOWING THE USUAL SCRIPT
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     LOGANSPORT –– Six blocks apart in this rural town, partisans are focusing on ones and twos.

In the high–tech lingo of elections, ones and twos are sure bets –– computer–generated numbers that denote citizens who are likely to vote for the candidate that each party wants to el >>>


      JAPAN‘S KOIZUMI SURFACES IN BUSH CAMPAIGN SPEECH
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WACO, Texas (Reuters) – Even though he is no longer Japan‘s prime minister, Junichiro Koizumi still plays a central role in U.S. President George W. Bush‘s campaign speeches.

At rally after rally before Tuesday‘s congressional elections, Bush invokes Koizumi, who stepped down in Septembe >>>


      MODERATE REPUBLICANS TRY TO BLUR PARTY LINES
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     NORWALK –– These are grim days indeed for the endangered species known as Republicanus Centrist.

A trio of the embattled species, Reps. Christopher Shays, Nancy L. Johnson and Rob Simmons, can be found roaming the campaign trails of Connecticut, a New England state where evolutionary trends appear t >>>


      NIXON VISIT PAVED WAY FOR CHINA RISE: AUTHOR
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     OTTAWA (Reuters) – Almost 35 years after President Richard Nixon startled the world by visiting a hitherto hostile China, the boldness of the trip and his meeting with Mao Zedong still capture the imagination.

The week–long visit in February 1'72 has often been portrayed as a remarkable success >>>


      REUTERS POLITICS SUMMARY
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     Iraq foes would head Democrat war–spending panels WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic takeover of the U.S.

Congress would put two of the most outspoken critics of the Iraq war in charge of dispensing the money President George W.

Bush will seek for combat, adding pressure for a new approach >>>


      STATE LEGISLATURES COULD SHIFT TO DEMOCRATS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. state legislatures head into Tuesday‘s election almost even in terms of party control, with Democrats poised to potentially shift the power base in their favor, a change that can position them to influence future elections.

Alan Rosenthal, professor of policy and political s >>>


      SUPPORTERS TAKE TO STREETS TO GET BURNS OVER THE TOP
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     BILLINGS –– Wearing a "Montana GOP Strike Force" shirt and armed with a clipboard, Stan Pulliam marched the streets here this weekend, convinced that he and thousands like him across the state can finally seal the deal for Sen. Conrad Burns.

Pulliam started Saturday morning with hoots and >>>


      SUPREME COURT TO HEAR FALSE ARREST CASE
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WASHINGTON –– Andre Wallace spent more than eight years in jail before Illinois courts ruled his arrest was illegal, reversed his murder conviction and caused prosecutors to drop charges against him in 2002.

He filed a federal civil rights lawsuit a year later against the Chicago police officers who >>>


      TRAILING BADLY, REPUBLICANS TAKE LONG–TERM APPROACH
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     LANCASTER –– Each worshiper attending Sunday services at Fairfield Christian Church here received a flier from the Ohio Christian Alliance.

In a handy layout, it offered the positions of top Republican and Democratic candidates on issues important to the vast congregation: the federal marriage amend >>>


      U.S. ENVOY TO IRAQ LIKELY QUITTING POST
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     WASHINGTON –– Zalmay Khalilzad, the plainspoken dealmaker and Republican insider who has won praise and criticism for attempts to broker Sunni political participation in Iraq‘s fragile government, is likely to quit his post as U.S. ambassador in Baghdad in the coming months, a senior Bush administratio >>>


      UNDERDOG FORD GETS A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS ILLINOIS FRIEND
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     NASHVILLE –– In his race for U.S. Senate, Rep. Harold E. Ford Jr. (D) has been outspent by millions, and his image has been battered by a barrage of negative ads, including the now–infamous spot with a blonde floozy that has been pulled off the air. Several polls show him trailing.

But being a >>>


      WELCOME OR NOT, BUSH CAMPAIGNS
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     At Sellersburg in southern Indiana on Oct. 28, George W. Bush began 10 days of nonstop campaigning for his party‘s congressional candidates. That posed a Republican conundrum. Since GOP policy aimed to prevent Democrats from "nationalizing" scattered congressional elections, what was the president doing >>>


      30 IN OUTLAWED GROUP ARRESTED IN EGYPT
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     CAIRO, Egypt –– Egyptian police arrested 30 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood on Sunday, police said.

Most of the detainees were students of Helwan University, said a police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. The official said >>>


      AL–QAIDA OPERATIVE ARRIVES IN COURT
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     LONDON –– One of the top al–Qaida operatives known to have been captured in Britain appeared in court amid heavy security Monday for sentencing in a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange, the International Monetary Fund headquarters in Washington and to use a dirty bomb in London.

Dhiren Ba >>>


      AL QAEDA BRITON PLOTTED MASSIVE BLASTS: PROSECUTOR
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     LONDON (Reuters) – A suspected al Qaeda operative watched impassively in a British court on Monday as prosecutors played shaky hand–held video of the New York Stock Exchange and other U.S. financial targets he has admitted planning to bomb.

Briton Dhiren Barot, 34, pleaded guilty last month to consp >>>


      AT N. KOREA BORDER, AN EVEN FLOW
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     By Edward CodyWashington Post Foreign ServiceSunday, November 5, 2006; A27 DANDONG, China –– Shortly after ' a.m., the parade of Chinese freight trucks set out across the Yalu River to North Korea. Hauling sealed containers marked "Chinese customs inspection," the trucks chugged over the Friend >>>


      BLAIR OPPOSES DEATH PENALTY FOR SADDAM
      Washington Post, 06-11-2006
     LONDON –– Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday he opposed the death penalty for Saddam Hussein even though the deposed Iraqi leader‘s trial had reminded the world of his brutality.

Asked about Saddam‘s sentence at his monthly press conference, Blair noted that Britain opposed the death >>>



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