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      CLASHES MARK ROMANIAN GAY PRIDE
      радиовещательная корпорация "Би-Би-Си" (Великобритания, "BBC"), 04-06-2006
      Police used teargas and batons against the protesters Militant protesters trying to break up a gay rights march in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, have clashed with riot police who made dozens of arrests.

Ten people were reportedly injured in the violence at the GayFest event which saw hundreds of gay rights >>>


      DEFIANT IRAN AGREES TO STUDY DEAL
      радиовещательная корпорация "Би-Би-Си" (Великобритания, "BBC"), 04-06-2006
      Iran has said it will not suspend uranium enrichment Iran will never bargain away its "legitimate and legal right" to produce nuclear fuel, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said.

But he added that Tehran would study proposals from Europe and America, Russia and China and decide according to >>>


      FATAH DEPLOYS NEW W BANK MILITIA
      радиовещательная корпорация "Би-Би-Си" (Великобритания, "BBC"), 04-06-2006
      The deadline set by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is looming A new militia loyal to Palestinian head Mahmoud Abbas has taken up positions in the West Bank town of Jenin.

This comes a few weeks after the Hamas–led government deployed its own new force in Gaza.

The commander of the new militia >>>


      INDIA‘S LITTLE ROCK AND ROLL TOWN
      радиовещательная корпорация "Би-Би-Си" (Великобритания, "BBC"), 04-06-2006
      By Soutik Biswas BBC News, Shillong Tipriti says she is inspired by Mississippi blues It is Friday night in the north–eastern Indian hill town of Shillong, and Tipriti and her band Soulmate are belting out gut–wrenching blues in a cavernous pub called Cloud Nine.

"The blues is my teacherThe bl >>>


      RUSSIAN ARMS ARRIVE IN VENEZUELA
      радиовещательная корпорация "Би-Би-Си" (Великобритания, "BBC"), 04-06-2006
      By Greg Morsbach BBC News, Caracas Moves by Mr Chavez to boost his armed forces have worried the US Venezuela has received its first delivery of tens of thousands of Russian assault rifles.

It is the first batch out of a total of 100,000 Kalashnikov rifles which Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered fro >>>


      BUSH PIDE ENMENDAR LA CONSTITUCIÓN PARA PROHIBIR LAS BODAS HOMOSEXUALES
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      La iniciativa quiere contentar al sector más conservador ante las legislativas de noviembre El presidente Bush apoya una enmienda a la Constitución de EE. UU. que prohibiría lasbodashomosexuales. Esdifícil sumar una mayoría para que la enmienda prospere, pero la propuesta contentará a su e >>>


      CAMBIO DE RUMBO EN WASHINGTON
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      EL FRACASO EN Afganistán e Iraq induce a Bush a enfrentar de otro modo el contencioso nuclear con el régimen de Irán CARLOS NADAL – 04/06/2006 Asistimos a un giro considerable en la política exterior de Estados Unidos?

Así parece indicarlo el anuncio hecho el miércoles pasad >>>


      CANAD'3; DESMANTELA UNA RED TERRORISTA A LA QUE RELACIONA CON EL GRUPO AL QAEDA
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      Los 17 detenidos planeaban ataques mediante bombas fabricadas con nitrato de amonio Canadá desarticuló un grupo que calificó de "amenaza real y seria" parael paísydetuvoa17personas, acusadasdeterrorismo. El grupo había comprado tres mil kilos de un producto agrícola que tambi >>>


      EL PASADO COLONIAL
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      LOS INGLESES no parecen tener mucha suerte con las versiones que da el cine de su pasado XAVIER BATALLA – 04/06/2006 Los ingleses no parecen tener mucha suerte en los últimos ańos con el cine o, para ser más exactos, con las versiones que el cine da de su historia, más concretamente de su pasa >>>


      ESPAŃA MANTIENE 572 MILITARES EN EL PAÍS Y ENVIAR'3; 150 M'3;S
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 04/06/2006 tivos de 36 países (26 de ellos miembros de la OTAN). Espańa aporta 572 efectivos, pero el Congreso ha aprobado su ampliación en 150 más. Aunque la misión de reconstrucción sigue teniendo preeminencia, las fuerzas de la ISAF deberán extender su radio d >>>


      PERÚ MARCAR'3; EL RUMBO DE AMÉRICA LATINA
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      La trascendencia de los comicios está determinada por el papel hegemónico que quiere representar Chávez JOAQUIM IBARZ – 04/06/2006 Lima. Enviado especial América Latina observa con inquietud las elecciones presidenciales peruanas que, al decir de los observadores, marcarán el rumbo que to >>>


      SOLANA LLEVA A AHMADINEYAD LA OFERTA INTERNACIONAL FRENTE AL PLAN NUCLEAR IRANÍ
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      2 min Desgloses Asesinado un diplomático ruso en Bagdad Solana lleva a Ahmadineyad la oferta internacional frente al plan nuclear iraní Teherán estudiará la propuesta pero insiste en que no acepta condiciones Las grandes potencias evitarán cualquiertono deamenazahacia Irán cuando le presen >>>


      UN VOTO MUY VOL'3;TIL POR LA PERSISTENCIA DE LA POBREZA Y LA DESCONFIANZA EN LOS POLÍTICOS
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      J. IBARZ, ENVIADO ESPECIAL – 04/06/2006
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Perú se debate entre el crecimiento y la pobreza. El nuevo presidente encontrará excelentes cifras macroeconómicas, pero también el desafío de la pobreza y la extrema pobreza, que no han sido erradicadas a pesar de una enorme inversi& >>>


      "EL GOBIERNO TIENE QUE SER BELIGERANTE CON IBERIA PARA QUE HAYA VUELOS"
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 04/06/2006 – La política a veces hace extrańos compańeros de viaje. żLe incomoda coincidir con Esquerra Republicana en la defensa del no?

– Yo pido el no por razones que, como todo el mundo entiende, nada tienen que ver con lo que dice Esquerra Republicana >>>


      "SE PODÍA HABER MEJORADO"
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 04/06/2006 ANTONI F. SANDOVAL Pere Puigbert i Miquel nació en Ventalló, donde explota una empresa agrícola familiar que comercializa también sus productos. El próximo día 18 acudirá a las urnas a votar sí.

– żLe ha costado mucho decidirse >>>


      2006
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 04/06/2006 El artículo 137 regula la competencia en materia de vivienda, y el artículo 131, la atribución en materia de educación. Son dos ejemplos claros del contenido social del nuevo Estatut, en dos casos en los que la Generalitat ve reforzadas sus potestades al no tener que >>>


      CAROD AUGURA QUE VOLVER'3;N AL GOVERN POR LA PUERTA GRANDE
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      El líder de ERC asocia una victoria del no con la independencia de Catalunya FRANCESC BRACERO – 04/06/2006 Barcelona Esquerra confía en volver al Govern cuanto antes. Una hipotética victoria del no es contemplada como el primer paso para ello y también para que Catalunya sea independiente. As& >>>


      EL CÓDIGO MONTILLA
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      TONI SOLER – 04/06/2006 Lo que dicen los que aparentan saber algo: todos los partidos catalanes, incluyendo a medio PSC, quieren que Maragall lo deje. Zapatero también, aunque ello no significa exactamente que Montilla sea su hombre; a lo mejor lo que ZP quiere de verdad no es verle de candidato, sino de ex >>>


      EL PP REIVINDICA EL ESPÍRITU DEL ESTATUT DE SAU Y PIDE EL NO PARA RECOBRAR EL CONSENSO
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      Piqué ya piensa en el horizonte electoral de después del 18–J y seńala que Maragall "huele a cadáver político" JOSEP GISBERT – 04/06/2006 Vic El PP ya hace tiempo que lleva diciendo que su Estatut es el de 1'7', y ayer lo certificó con un acto cargado de simbo >>>


      LO NUEVO DEL ESTATUT
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      Una política de vivienda propia y la asunción de la educación de 0 a 3 ańos, ejemplos notables del nuevo contenido social LA VANGUARDIA – 04/06/2006 JOSEP GISBERT La política social está presente en todo el texto y queda reflejada en cuestiones concretas del título de competenci >>>


      MARAGALL SE RODEA DE ALCALDES CON LA PROMESA DE M'3;S RECURSOS
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      "Ahora no estamos en campańa electoral para anunciar nuestros programas. Ya llegará el momento" Montilla afirma que Rajoy no puede decir que Espańa se rompe porque "ya nadie se lo cree" IŃAKI ELLAKURÍA, JOSEP ANTONI DURAN LLEIDA – 04/06/2006 Barcelona La acción po >>>


      OLVIDAR ESTE ASUNTO
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      JOAQUIM ROGLAN – 04/06/2006 La frase más realista de la publicidad electoral en la radio y en la televisión se les coló a los censores del partido de una seńora anónima que dice: "Hay que tirar adelante y olvidar este asunto". El resto son tópicos, insultos a quien vote dis >>>


      SE HA OÍDO UN CRUJIDO, UN CRUJIDO SECO
      La Vanguardia, 04-06-2006
      LA DERROTA de Rajoy en el Congreso le debilita: el fin de ETA deviene así una partida de mus decisiva (y excesiva) ENRIC JULIANA – 04/06/2006 Es perfectamente comprensible que la política de estos días comience a irritar a mucha gente. La política politizada lleva meses agotando la capacidad d >>>


      2 MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER FLEE D.C. JAIL
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      WASHINGTON –– Two men charged with murder broke through an office window at the District of Columbia Jail on Saturday and escaped aboard a city shuttle bus, police said.

Police were searching for Ricardo Jones, 25, and Joseph Leaks, 32, who broke out just before 10:30 a.m., said police spokesman Sg >>>


      CALIFORNIA JURY AWARDS $61M FOR HARASSMENT
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      OAKLAND, Calif. –– A jury awarded $61 million to two FedEx Ground drivers of Lebanese descent who claimed a manager harassed them with racial slurs for two years.

Edgar Rizkallah, 43, and Kamil Issa, 36, both of Pleasanton, said in the discrimination lawsuit they were called "terrorists," >>>


      FIRST TROOPS IN BUSH‘S BORDER PLAN ARRIVE
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      PHOENIX –– Fifty–five National Guard members from Utah arrived in Yuma on Saturday afternoon _ the first troops to be sent to the Arizona–Mexico border in a new crackdown on illegal immigration.

The Utah troops had been scheduled to work on fences and other projects as part of the Guard >>>


      SEARCH FOR 3–YEAR–OLD GIRL CONTINUES
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      MINOT, N.D. –– Police Chief Dan Draovitch had difficulty sleeping on the night before he handed in his badge and retired after 38 years in law enforcement.

It was not retirement that was keeping him awake _ but a case he was leaving behind.

The case of 3–year–old Reachelle Smit >>>


      SUSPECT IN 7 INDY SLAYINGS SURRENDERS
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      INDIANAPOLIS –– A man suspected of gunning down seven family members he believed kept large amounts of money in their home surrendered to police on Saturday, Deputy Chief Tim Foley said.

More than 100 police officers searched for Desmond Turner, including unsuccessful raids at two eastside houses, >>>


      AHMADINEJAD SAYS IRAN WILL CONSIDER ATOMIC PROPOSALS
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      TEHRAN (Reuters) – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday Iran would consider incentives from six world powers to persuade it to abandon plans to make nuclear fuel, but insisted the crux of the package was still unacceptable.

EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana will soon deliver the proposals a >>>


      BUSH‘S GAMBLE ON IRAN
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      President Bush handed Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and German Chancellor Angela Merkel a significant foreign policy victory and put new distance between himself and Vice President Cheney with last week‘s decision to dangle the carrot of U.S. participation in talks with Iran. But it is a victory of process >>>


      BUSH MAKES NEW PUSH FOR GAY–MARRIAGE BAN
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush on Saturday urged the Senate to pass a constitutional ban on same–sex marriage, in a congressional election–year pitch to conservatives whose enthusiasm for him has cooled.

The Senate next week plans to debate a proposed amendment against gay ma >>>


      CHAVEZ OPENS VENEZUELA STUDIOS TO COUNTER HOLLYWOOD
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Lights, camera and ... revolution. Signaling from a director‘s chair, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez inaugurated a film studio complex on Saturday on the outskirts of Caracas to counter the cultural "dictatorship" of Hollywood movie giants.

"For Venez >>>


      D.C. CELEBRATES WOODROW WILSON‘S BIRTHDAY
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      WASHINGTON –– Woodrow Wilson tried to bring the United States into the League of Nations, but Congress voted him down. He also tried to block Prohibition and failed.

But while his administration suffered setbacks, he turned out to be one of the most prescient of presidents.

"I can pre >>>


      KENTUCKY GOVERNOR TAPS NEW RUNNING MATE
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      LOUISVILLE, Ky. –– Moving quickly after being spurned by his lieutenant governor, Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Saturday announced a new running mate for his re–election campaign next year.

Fletcher introduced state Finance Secretary Robbie Rudolph at a meeting of the state Republican Central Commit >>>


      POLITICS FOR THE DISENGAGED
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      In a wonderful example of life imitating art, a group of serious political pros has taken the plot line of "The West Wing" and turned it into the most intriguing gambit yet seen for the 2008 election.

As fans of the now–canceled NBC drama know, the closing episodes showed newly elected Democrat >>>


      REUTERS POLITICS SUMMARY
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      Bush makes new push for gay–marriage ban WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush on Saturday urged the Senate to pass a constitutional ban on same–sex marriage, in a congressional election–year pitch to conservatives whose enthusiasm for him has cooled. The Senate next week plans to deba >>>


      RIPPLES FROM TWO COURT CHOICES
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      In 18'2, when First Amendment jurisprudence was in its infancy, Oliver Wendell Holmes, then a justice on the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, said that a policeman "may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no constitutional right to be a policeman." Holmes had a flair for aphor >>>


      THE HEALTH CARE LOTTERY
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      By Michael KinsleySunday, June 4, 2006; B07 What is the most ridiculous thing about the American health care system?

Is it that 45 million Americans don‘t have health insurance? That is the most embarrassing thing, but it‘s not beyond all rational explanation.

It‘s a failure of empat >>>


      5 DEAD IN SOMALIA FIGHTING; STANDOFF ENDS
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      PM MOGADISHU, Somalia –– Five people were killed in fighting between Islamic militiamen and their secular rivals on the outskirts of Somalia‘s war–torn capital Saturday.

Hundreds fled their homes but hundreds of other Somalis celebrated after the two sides ended a monthlong standoff in >>>


      5 DIE IN CHINESE MILITARY PLANE CRASH
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      BEIJING –– A military transport plane carrying 40 has crashed in eastern China‘s Anhui province, the government said Sunday. A local official said at least five people were killed.

The official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday‘s crash was under investigation, citing to a military staffe >>>


      CANADA HOLDS 17 IN ALLEGED BOMB PLOT
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      TORONTO, June 3 –– Canadian intelligence agents and police have arrested 17 people who had amassed a huge cache of explosives and were ready to bomb public targets, authorities said Saturday.

The 12 men and five juveniles were seized in raids Friday night in the suburbs of Toronto. Police said the >>>


      CBS REPORTER WOUNDED IN IRAQ RECOVERING
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      BERLIN –– A CBS News correspondent wounded in Iraq ate solid food for the first time since she was injured and is preparing to return to the United States, the network said Saturday.

Kimberly Dozier, 3', was seriously injured in a car bomb blast Monday while covering a story on Memorial Day in >>>


      CHINESE MILITARY PLANE CARRYING 40 CRASHES: REPORT
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese military transport plane with at least 40 people on board crashed during a mission in the eastern province of Anhui on Saturday afternoon, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, citing a military source.

It gave no information on casualties. A "work group" from Beijing >>>


      KARZAI PURGES POLICE AS TALIBAN REPULSED
      Washington Post, 04-06-2006
      KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan‘s President Hamid Karzai has sacked dozens of senior police officials days after anti–U.S.

riots in Kabul, an official said on Saturday. The shake–up includes Kabul‘s police chief, General Jamil Junbish, whose forces failed to prevent rioters from ram >>>


      ALAN JOHNSON: HE‘S BEHIND YOU, MR PRESCOTT
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      As the Secretary of State for Education announces that one day he would like to be Deputy Prime Minister, a former Labour deputy leader assesses the one–time postman on the rise and wonders just how far he can go Roy Hattersley Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer High on the list of Alan Johnson‘s numerous tal >>>


      BROWN WARNED: YOU COULD STILL BE BEATEN
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Ned Temko, chief political correspondent Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Gordon Brown received a stark warning last night that his long quest to become Labour leader and Prime Minister is at risk from the rising star of Alan Johnson, the Education Secretary.

The message came from two of Tony Blair‘s mos >>>


      CAMERON REVEALS HIS COMMON TOUCH, MATE
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      The Tory leader is far more adept than Gordon Brown at speaking the same language as the man in the street, according to computer analysis Ned Temko, chief political correspondent Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer David Cameron, the somewhat posh Old Etonian leader of the Tories, comes over as a more credible ‘man >>>


      CASH FOR ASYLUM SCANDAL HITS REID
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Blow to Home Secretary as police investigate widespread racket claims Mark Townsend and Jamie Doward Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Police are investigating dozens of allegations relating to a large–scale ‘cash–for–asylum‘ racket among Home Office immigration officials, The Observer can >>>


      FACE TO FAITH: BLAIR PAYS RESPECTS IN FIRST PRIVATE AUDIENCE WITH THE POPE
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Barbara McMahon, Rome Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Escorted by Swiss Guards in colourful costumes and plumed hats, Tony Blair was led into Pope Benedict‘s study at the Vatican yesterday for an audience described as ‘cordial and constructive‘.

It was the first face–to–face meet >>>


      IANNUCCI IN THE THICK OF IT WITH NO 10 WATCHDOGS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sherna Noah, Press Association Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The Prime Minister‘s office requested a copy of The Thick of It, the satire about a hapless minister harassed by Number 10‘s spin doctor, it emerged yesterday. Set in the corridors of power, Armando Iannucci‘s award–winning comedy h >>>


      IRA SEARCHES FOR PROOF THAT AGENT J118 EXISTED
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Henry McDonald, Ireland editor Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The IRA has launched an internal investigation into the existence of an alleged MI6 agent codenamed ‘J118‘, The Observer has learnt.

Martin McGuinness, Sinn Fein‘s chief negotiator and former IRA commanding officer, has publicly >>>


      JOHN PRESCOTT IS NOT ACTUALLY A LISTED BUILDING, MR BLAIR
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      A deputy leadership contest might unleash a big argument about where this government is going. That‘s just what it needs Andrew Rawnsley Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer At the reshuffle when Tony Blair told Peter Hain that he wanted him to become Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Prime Minister tried >>>


      LABOUR IS LOSING THE FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Denis Campbell Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Most people believe charities do the most to relieve poverty in Britain, while just one in four thinks that government makes the most effort, a new poll shows.

In research by Ipsos MORI for the Church of England‘s Church Urban Fund,
2,333 members of the >>>


      LIB DEMS PLAN 2P INCOME TAX CUT
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Airline levy would offset reduction in basic rate as party proposes aggressive penalties for fliers Heather Stewart, economics correspondent Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Radical proposals promising a 2p cut in the basic rate of income tax, funded by a green levy on air flights, and tougher tax rules for the wealthy >>>


      TORIES BYPASS A–LIST TO CHOOSE FORTH SUCCESSOR
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Ned Temko Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Tories in Bromley, south London, picked a local figure last night to fight the seat of the late MP Eric Forth instead of a member of the national party‘s A–list designed to get more women and ethnic minority candidates into Parliament.

But the selection of >>>


      TORIES IN OFFER TO WORK WITH LABOUR
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Leaders ready to cut stability deal with McConnell Lorna Martin, Scotland editor Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer They are normally regarded as arch enemies, but the Scottish Tories have made a surprise offer to become bosom buddies with Labour after next year‘s Holyrood election.

In a surprise move, sen >>>


      WARNING OF REGULAR WATER BANS IN SOUTH
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Report calls for more meters to conserve supply Ned Temko, chief political correspondent Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The prospect of water bans, standpipes and drought orders becoming commonplace in some parts of Britain will be raised this week in a hard–hitting report that calls for urgent action to confro >>>


      2 MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER FLEE D.C. JAIL
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 2:46 AM WASHINGTON (AP) – Two men charged with murder broke through an office window at the District of Columbia Jail on Saturday and escaped aboard a city shuttle bus, police said.

Police were searching for Ricardo Jones, 25, and Joseph Leaks, 32, who broke out just before 10:30 a.m. >>>


      5 DEAD IN SOMALIA FIGHTING; STANDOFF ENDS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 2:01 AM By MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN Associated Press Writer MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) – Five people were killed in fighting between Islamic militiamen and their secular rivals on the outskirts of Somalia‘s war–torn capital Saturday.

Hundreds fled their homes but hundreds of other >>>


      5 DIE IN CHINESE MILITARY PLANE CRASH
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 3:01 AM BEIJING (AP) – A military transport plane carrying 40 has crashed in eastern China‘s Anhui province, the government said Sunday. A local official said at least five people were killed.

The official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday‘s crash was under investigation, c >>>


      CALIFORNIA JURY AWARDS $61M FOR HARASSMENT
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 2:46 AM By JORDAN ROBERTSON Associated Press Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A jury awarded $61 million to two FedEx Ground drivers of Lebanese descent who claimed a manager harassed them with racial slurs for two years.

Edgar Rizkallah, 43, and Kamil Issa, 36, both of Pleasanton, said >>>


      CANADA NABS 17 TERROR SUSPECTS IN TORONTO
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 12:46 AM AP Photo CPTD114 By BETH DUFF–BROWN Associated Press Writer TORONTO (AP) – Canadian police foiled a homegrown terrorist attack by arresting 17 suspects, apparently inspired by al–Qaida, who obtained three times the amount of an explosive ingredient used in the Oklahoma Cit >>>


      CBS REPORTER WOUNDED IN IRAQ RECOVERING
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 3:01 AM BERLIN (AP) – A CBS News correspondent wounded in Iraq ate solid food for the first time since she was injured and is preparing to return to the United States, the network said Saturday.

Kimberly Dozier, 3', was seriously injured in a car bomb blast Monday while covering a >>>


      FIRST TROOPS IN BUSH‘S BORDER PLAN ARRIVE
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 2:46 AM AP Photo AZMY103 By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press Writer PHOENIX (AP) – Fifty–five National Guard members from Utah arrived in Yuma on Saturday afternoon – the first troops to be sent to the Arizona–Mexico border in a new crackdown on illegal immigration.

>>>


      HADITHA LAWYER CRITICIZES U.S. PAYMENTS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Saturday June 3, 2006 11:31 PM AP Photo BAG137 By HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – A lawyer who had several relatives among 24 Iraqis allegedly slain by U.S. Marines last fall and is representing kin of other victims complained in a videotape Saturday that American compensation paid to t >>>


      IDS OF ACTIVE PERSONNEL ON STOLEN LAPTOP
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 1:01 AM By HOPE YEN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Personal data on up to 50,000 active Navy and National Guard personnel were among those stolen from a Veterans Affairs employee last month, the government said Saturday in a disclosure that goes beyond what VA initially reported.
>>>


      LEAN TIMES FOR FISHERMEN SEEKING CAVIAR
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Saturday June 3, 2006 11:16 PM By ALI AKBAR DAREINI Associated Press Reporter BANDAR ANZALI, Iran (AP) – It‘s the height of sturgeon season, when fishermen get a crack at one of the world‘s priciest delicacies – caviar.

But Iran‘s fishermen are returning to shore lucky to have cau >>>


      MONTENEGRO LAWMAKERS DECLARE INDEPENDENCE
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 1:16 AM AP Photo XSI124 By PREDRAG MILIC Associated Press Writer PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) – Montenegro‘s parliament declared independence from Serbia for the tiny Balkan republic Saturday, forming Europe‘s newest country and dissolving the last vestiges of the former Yugoslavia.< >>>


      POPE BENEDICT JOINS YOUTHS FOR RALLY
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Saturday June 3, 2006 11:01 PM AP Photo PPC104 By FRANCES D‘EMILIO Associated Press Writer VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI joined a cheering crowd of 350,000 people overflowing from St. Peter‘s Square for a Saturday evening rally aimed at boosting the faith and encouraging efforts to spread the >>>


      SEARCH FOR 3–YEAR–OLD GIRL CONTINUES
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 2:46 AM By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press Writer MINOT, N.D. (AP) – Police Chief Dan Draovitch had difficulty sleeping on the night before he handed in his badge and retired after 38 years in law enforcement. It was not retirement that was keeping him awake – but a case he was leaving >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 28, WOUNDS 62 IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 1:16 AM AP Photo BAG133 By PATRICK QUINN Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – A suicide car bomber blew himself up in a crowded market in oil–rich southern Basra on Saturday, killing 28 people and wounding 62. In Baghdad, a Russian diplomat was killed and four diplomatic employee >>>


      SUSPECT IN 7 INDY SLAYINGS SURRENDERS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photo INMC103 By ASHLEY M. HEHER Associated Press Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – A man suspected of gunning down seven family members in their home surrendered to police Saturday, an Indianapolis homicide detective said.

More than 100 police officers searched for Desmond Turner >>>


      SYRIAN NEWSPAPER BLAMES U.S. FOR ATTACK
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 1:31 AM AP Photo DAM104 By SAMAR KASSABLI Associated Press Writer DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) – Syrian state–run media on Saturday implicitly blamed a militant attack in Damascus on the United States, Israel and their regional supporters.

Security forces fought Islamic militants near t >>>


      US AIRWAYS TO STOP SERVING PEANUTS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sunday June 4, 2006 12:46 AM PHOENIX (AP) – US Airways will stop serving peanuts on its flights because of concerns about passengers who are allergic to the snacks.

The airline expects to exhaust its peanut supply this month and will then offer passengers pretzels or mixed nuts without peanuts.

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      ‘GOD‘S RAILWAY‘ UNDER THREAT
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Climate change could mean that Brunel‘s engineering miracle – the dramatic Dawlish line to Devon and Cornwall – will disappear Robin McKie, science editor and Felix Lowe Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer It is known as God‘s Wonderful Railway: an engineering miracle – created by Isambard Ki >>>


      A WEEK TO GO AND OWEN ANSWERS SOME QUESTIONS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Conrad Leach Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Let‘s face it: if Michael Owen wasn‘t going to score here, he wasn‘t going to score anywhere. Had he failed to find the net, he might as well have told Sven to stick Theo Walcott up front and hope for the best in Germany because Jamaica, once they went one >>>


      AL VERSUS HILLARY? NO CONTEST
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      The years out of office have revealed Al Gore to be a true leader, combining reflection, honesty and conviction, while the former First Lady has failed to clarify her vision in any way. There‘s a lesson here for Gordon Brown Henry Porter Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Listening to Al Gore at Hay–on– >>>


      ANGRY FAMILIES THREATEN LEGAL ACTION AGAINST POLICE OVER ANTI–TERROR RAID
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      The Muslim man shot by officers protests his innocence and accuses them of failing to give a warning Mark Townsend, Anushka Asthana, Antony Barnett and David Smith Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer A young Muslim man shot by police on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist chemical plot last night protested his innocen >>>


      BOYS TODAY? WE‘RE DOING THEIR HEADS IN
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Most teenagers find life hard. But suddenly our sons are going into emotional meltdown Will Hutton Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The GCSE season is about to enter its final, harrowing few weeks. It‘s hard to know who is more stressed. The students who know this is the passport to the future. Or their parents, >>>


      CITIZEN PENN
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Having traded braining the paparazzi for baiting President George W Bush, these days Sean Penn is almost as famous for his activism as his acting.

In this definitive portrait, John Lahr hears from his family, friends, fellow actors and directors, and charts Penn‘s progress from Madonna to the mujahideen. >>>


      CROUCH‘S STAR TURN MAKES HIM TOAST OF LEAVING PARTY
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      England 6 – 0 Jamaica: Lampard 11, Taylor 16og, Crouch 2', 67, 8', Owen 32 Paul Wilson Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer World Cup mania can now commence. Sven–Goran Eriksson received a big hand from the crowd at the end of his last home game in charge of England, though a more fitting tribute was th >>>


      ENGLAND ARE CAUGHT COLD BY CONFIDENCE TRICK
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Day two Sri Lanka 231 & 45–1; England 22' Vic Marks at Trent Bridge Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Sri Lanka have crept up on England gently, as is their way, and imperceptibly.

Throughout this three–match series England have always seemed in charge. At Lord‘s it was, we were inform >>>


      IANNUCCI IN THE THICK OF IT WITH NO 10 WATCHDOGS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Sherna Noah, Press Association Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The Prime Minister‘s office requested a copy of The Thick of It, the satire about a hapless minister harassed by Number 10‘s spin doctor, it emerged yesterday. Set in the corridors of power, Armando Iannucci‘s award–winning comedy h >>>


      IN THE LAST CHANCE SALON
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Supermodels might flock to his parties, but surely the England captain wants to be remembered as something more than an A–list celebrity with interesting hair? This month, writes John Carlin, he must grasp a final opportunity, after four unimpressive international tournaments, to prove that his talent on the pitc >>>


      IRAN GIVES GROUND ON US PLAN
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Tehran officials signal their willingness to talk about nuclear power after Washington‘s U–turn Jason Burke in Paris Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Iran seemed finally to be backing away from a confrontation with America and Europe over its nuclear programme, as senior officials and politicians in Tehran >>>


      IT‘S ENGLAND, MY ENGLAND – BUT NOT AT THIS WORLD CUP
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      In this heartfelt polemic, writer (and Wagnerian) Michael Henderson explains why he will be supporting the host nation at Germany 2006 Have your say on the Observer blog Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer When England won the World Cup on that glorious afternoon in 1'66, Nobby Stiles cavorted across the Wembley pitch >>>


      JOHN PRESCOTT IS NOT ACTUALLY A LISTED BUILDING, MR BLAIR
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      A deputy leadership contest might unleash a big argument about where this government is going. That‘s just what it needs Andrew Rawnsley Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer At the reshuffle when Tony Blair told Peter Hain that he wanted him to become Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Prime Minister tried >>>


      JUST IMAGINE WHAT THE NHS COULD DO WITH THE &#163;20BN WASTED ON SICK IT
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Ruaridh Nicoll: Oh, pity those poor, underpaid lawyers Barbara Gunnell: Wayne, I feel your pain Comment: The oracle has landed. In Brooklyn Deyan Sudjic: Where are the Olympic building plans heading?

‘After the Rushdie affair, Islam in Britain became fused with an agenda of murder‘ Mary Riddell: Go >>>


      KNIVES RULE THE PLAYGROUNDS AS INTER–RACIAL VIOLENCE SOARS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Pupils across the country are scared – scared of children from other ethnic backgrounds and of the blades that are now being used with terrifying regularity.

Anushka Asthana and Mark Townsend report on the tensions that threaten to turn playgrounds into battlegrounds Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Frid >>>


      LIE BACK AND THINK OF BRITTEN
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Adam Mars–Jones finds that John Bridcut has set himself a daunting task in Britten‘s Children – to prove whether ‘Darling Benjamin‘ was a mentor or a menace to boys Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer Buy Britten‘s Children at the Guardian bookshop

Britten‘s Children by J >>>


      MET CHIEF COULD FACE CHARGE OVER MENEZES
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      CPS names Blair in report on shooting Fresh questions over east London raid Mark Townsend, crime correspondent Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The Crown Prosecution Service is considering legal charges against Britain‘s most senior police officer over the fatal shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes, mist >>>


      NUCLEAR COSTS TO HIT &#163;'0BN, WARNS BROWN
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
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      OH, PITY THOSE POOR, UNDERPAID LAWYERS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Ruaridh Nicoll Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer I am sure we‘ll all join in the weeping for the nation‘s criminal lawyers this weekend. Certainly, the moment I heard that the Glasgow Bar Association (GBA) had voted unanimously to withhold its services in sex–offence cases pending a pay rise, I found m >>>


      PHILLY GIRL
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      ‘Opinionated‘ barely begins to cover it. Barbara Ellen meets the ballsy, bolshy pop star who has refreshingly barbed advice for Prince William, the Queen, shallow celebs and – on her new single – fans tempted by drugs Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The first thing Pink expresses when we meet f >>>


      PIETERSEN HAS THE MAKINGS OF GENIUS – BUT NOT JUST YET
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Mike Brearley Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer So we can‘t rely on Kevin Pietersen to score a hundred each time he bats.

But what a player he is. Yesterday morning Sri Lanka bowled well enough at him, to a plan. But still he scored 35 off the 47 balls he received, no less than 17 off the 10 (including th >>>


      POLICY FEE OF &#163;15 ‘RIPS OFF‘ DRIVERS
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
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      READER, I MARRIED HIM. AND HERE‘S WHY
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Cristina Odone Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer We had been ‘living in sin‘ for two years before Edward and I got married.

One reason we decided to slip into the Chelsea Town Hall register office was because I was fed up with my Italian father ringing up and sounding surprised every time Edward ans >>>


      SAVING AFRICA‘S ELEPHANTS, ONE HOLIDAY AT A TIME
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Conscientious travellers are queuing up to help out on conservation projects around the world. Award–winning author Jenny Diski joins an elephant project in Kenya to see what the animals, and the tourists, really get out of it Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer It turns out that elephants are red. At least they are >>>


      SEA, SILENCE AND CHAMPAGNE IN MY PAUPER‘S PARADISE
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      Croatia Sunday June 4, 2006 The Observer The small wooden boat wallows through the rolling waves. Late summer sun glistens on the water. Up ahead a small island rises from the horizon, pink rocks topped with a sliver of green vegetation. As we draw closer we can see there‘s just one building: a square, white ligh >>>


      THE DAY THE WORLD WAS BLOWN APART
      Guardian, 04-06-2006
      His bloodied face became one of the iconic images of the 7 July terrorist attacks on London. Now survivor John Tulloch has written a moving book about his experiences that day. In this exclusive extract, he describes coming face to face with the Edgware Road bomber moments before the explosion, the dramatic rescue oper >>>



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