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      COOLER WEATHER AIDS NEVADA FIRE CREWS
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      RENO, Nev. –– Improved weather and more manpower helped fire crews hold the line against two fires burning more than 407 square miles in northeastern Nevada on Saturday.

After highs in the 80s during the past several days, temperatures dipped Saturday into the 70s and humidity was low.

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      MAN ARRESTED IN AIRPORT KNIFE SCARE
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      ROMULUS, Mich. –– A man with a one–way ticket to Yemen attempted to board a plane with a knife hidden in a book, authorities said.

Mohammed Ghanem, 21, of Hamtramck, was jailed Saturday on $500,000 after being arraigned on a charge of possessing a weapon in the sterile area of an airport.
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      MICHAEL MOORE DISSECTS U.S. HEALTH CARE
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      TORONTO –– First, General Motors. Then gun control, followed by George W. Bush. Now rabble–rousing filmmaker Michael Moore has turned his irreverent camera on health care in America.

"Sicko," Moore‘s dissection of the health care system, promises to be another hilarious docume >>>


      N.Y. WOMAN WINS $1 MILLION LOTTERY AGAIN
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      NEW YORK –– A woman who won $1 million from a state lottery game four years ago has improbably hit the jackpot again.

Valerie Wilson, who works at a Long Island deli, said she won another $1 million on a lottery scratch–off game last month.

"The first time I couldn‘t belie >>>


      SHUTTLE BEGINS MISSION TO SPACE STATION
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      PM CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –– Space shuttle Atlantis thundered into orbit Saturday with no obvious damage from debris to worry NASA or the six–member crew as they prepared to resume construction of the international space station for the first time since the 2003 Columbia disaster.

After two wee >>>


      BILL WOULD EASE CIA INTERROGATION LIMITS
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      6:18 PM WASHINGTON –– To many of President Bush‘s allies, it is time to free intelligence officials from "legislative purgatory" and get the CIA back in the business of effective interrogations of suspected terrorists.

That chance could come this week if the Senate takes up a White >>>


      BUSH‘S DETAINEE PLAN ASSAILED
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      By Charles Babington and R. Jeffrey SmithWashington Post Staff WritersSunday, September 10, 2006; A1' President Bush‘s campaign to sharply limit the courtroom rights of suspected terrorists ran into opposition Thursday from key Republican senators and even top uniformed military lawyers, who said it would vio >>>


      BUSH CONFIDENT GOP WILL HOLD CONGRESS
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      WASHINGTON –– President Bush says he believes Republicans will retain control of the Congress after the November elections, even as members of his own party predict a loss of some seats.

Dismissing the possibility the top House Democrat, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, could rise to House speaker >>>


      BUSH PUSHES BILL TO TRY TERROR DETAINEES
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      WASHINGTON –– President Bush pressed Congress on Saturday to approve his plan for prosecuting suspected terrorists, a proposal lawmakers could debate as early as next week.

"As soon as Congress acts to authorize these military commissions, we will prosecute these men and send a clear message t >>>


      BUSH WANTS TO RENEW SOCIAL SECURITY PUSH AFTER VOTE
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush hopes to revive his plan to overhaul the U.S. Social Security retirement program if his Republican party keeps control of the Congress in the November midterm elections, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Despite polls suggesting Democrats have t >>>


      NANCY REAGAN ASKS WEBB TO PULL AD WITH HER HUSBAND
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      September ', 2006; B01 RICHMOND, Sept. 8 –– Former first lady Nancy Reagan on Friday asked Virginia Democratic Senate candidate James Webb to not use a television commercial that shows former president Ronald Reagan praising Webb, his former Navy secretary.

In a letter faxed to Webb at 5 p.m., >>>


      WASHINGTON‘S ONCE AND FUTURE LOBBY
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      The Jack Abramoff scandal has incited predictable outrage among Washington‘s political class this year, and with the midterm elections approaching, candidates across the country are promising to clean up the city‘s lobbying culture. Ned Lamont, Connecticut‘s upstart Democratic candidate for Senate, we >>>


      GANDHI CALLS ON INDIANS TO MAINTAIN CALM
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      MALEGAON, India –– Politicians called for calm on Saturday, a day after coordinated bombings killed dozens of Muslim worshippers and sparked renewed fears of violence across India‘s fragile religious divides.

Thousands of police and paramilitary soldiers have swept into the streets of the wes >>>


      IN DARFUR, TERROR FROM THE AIR
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      By Craig TimbergWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, September ', 2006; A10 EL FASHER, Sudan, Sept. 8 –– Yagoub Mustafa, 45, could not easily mimic the "whoop whoop whoop, boom! boom! boom!" of two helicopter gunships that fired rockets into the huts in his Darfur village. He tried to make >>>


      IRAN, EU TO RESUME CRUNCH ATOM TALKS
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran‘s nuclear negotiator and the EU foreign policy chief meet again on Sunday after what they termed constructive talks in search of compromise that might avert looming U.N. sanctions over Tehran‘s atomic program.

The European Union‘s Javier Solana was trying to clar >>>


      LEBANON LEFT TO FACE MOST BASIC OF ISSUES
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      By Edward CodyWashington Post Foreign ServiceSunday, September 10, 2006; A20 BIKFAYA, Lebanon –– From the terrace of former president Amin al–Gemayel‘s ancestral mansion, Lebanon appeared so beautiful that it seemed it should go on forever. Traditional houses of ocher stone huddled far below in >>>


      MAJOR FOUND IN KYRGYZSTAN IS ‘STABLE‘
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      PM BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan –– A U.S. Air Force officer who went missing for three days says someone stuffed an object in her jeans pocket with a note saying it was bomb and telling her to go to a site in Bishkek, where kidnappers grabbed her, Kyrgyz authorities said Saturday.

They said Maj. Jill Metzge >>>


      PAY TO STOP AFRICA MIGRANTS, GADDAFI TELLS EUROPE
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) – European nations should pay 10 billion euros ($12.7 billion dollars) a year to Africa to help it stop migrants seeking a better life flooding northwards into Europe, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Saturday.

In a speech to an African Union (AU) ceremony, Gaddafi added that >>>


      U.S. MILITARY DEATHS IN IRAQ HIT 2,666
      Washington Post, 10-09-2006
      7:15 PM –– As of Saturday, Sept. ', 2006, at least 2,666 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians.

At least 2,11' died as a result of hostile action, accordi >>>


      BLAIR TO BROWN: I WON‘T DO WHAT YOU DEMAND
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Gaby Hinsliff and Ned Temko Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer They were putting a brave face on it in Bloomsbury yesterday as they patiently waited for their retiring star. The venue might have been Old Labour the TUC building – but inside the conference was New Labour to its polished toes: earnest young sui >>>


      CABINET TURNS ON BROWN IN HUNT FOR ‘ALTERNATIVE PM‘
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Blair attacks ‘mendacious‘ Chancellor Brown declares he‘s ready for a contest Gaby Hinsliff and Ned Temko Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Gordon Brown‘s long–held dream of taking over as Prime Minister received a significant blow this weekend after it was revealed that up to 10 cabi >>>


      FIGHT ON, BUT YOU‘LL LOSE WOMEN VOTERS
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      How long before politicians realise that some of us hate aggression and macho posturing?

Viv Groskop Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Seeing grown men fight and bicker is never an edifying spectacle. I don‘t know whether women are naturally disposed to think of such men as ridiculous or whether it& >>>


      INSIDE THE MIND OF THE IRON CHANCELLOR
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Denis Campbell Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer A control freak. Difficult to work with. Someone lacking in courage, without enough ‘bottle‘ to do the country‘s top job. He‘s got ‘psychological‘ issues he should tackle. His claims to like the Arctic Monkeys and expressed desire >>>


      ISRAEL SET TO RESTART ‘ROAD MAP‘ PROCESS
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Blair admits the timetable may mean months before any progress is made Ned Temko in Jerusalem Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Tony Blair won a small but potentially important concession from Israel last night in his bid to restart the Middle East peace process, but admitted it could be weeks or months before any >>>


      MESSAGE OF THE POLLS: BLAIR‘S DOWN, BROWN EDGES UP
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Denis Campbell Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Gordon Brown and his allies will be much happier reading today‘s Ipsos MORI opinion poll conducted for The Observer than Tony Blair and those at Number 10.

The results show that while the outgoing Prime Minister‘s stock with the public has falle >>>


      ONE–MINUTE GUIDE TO THE LIB DEM PARTY CONFERENCE
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Ned Temko, chief political correspondent Sunday September 10, 2006 Observer.co.uk When: Saturday 16 – Thursday 21 September Where: Brighton Big speech not to miss (1): Charles Kennedy (Tuesday, 3.45pm). Former leader.

Likely to be cheered to the rafters by people who (a) miss him, (b) think MPs unfairly >>>


      THE VICIOUS WAR FOR LABOUR‘S BLOODIED CROWN WILL GET UGLIER
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Tony Blair has been humiliated and Gordon Brown‘s plans for a smooth, unquestioned accession have been seriously damaged Andrew Rawnsley Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Some months ago, one of Tony Blair‘s closest confidants shared with me his fear that it would all end badly for his friend in Number >>>


      TIME INSIDE SHOULD NOT BE TIME WASTED
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Leader Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Prisons have to be built with walls sufficiently high to stop inmates getting out. But that security also prevents us from seeing what is going on inside.

Those who are free tend not to care how the 80,000 behind bars live. Prisoners have, after all, forfeited thei >>>


      UK AGENTS ‘DID HAVE ROLE IN IRA BOMB ATROCITIES‘
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Henry McDonald, Ireland editor Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The controversy over claims that Britain allowed two IRA informers to organise ‘human bomb‘ attacks intensified this weekend.

A human rights watchdog has handed a report to the Police Service of Northern Ireland, which concludes >>>


      WHAT THE BIOGRAPHERS SAY...
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Five authors of key books on the Blair years assess the legacy he will leave when he steps down Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Anthony Seldon Tony Blair will go down as one of the most electorally successful and effective party leaders of all time. Domestically ‘Blairism‘ never made the impact nor h >>>


      WHY DO THE BRITISH ALWAYS DITCH THEIR BEST?
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Richard Perle Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer When it comes to leaders of conviction, those who have faced huge challenges and prevailed, the disposition of the British political establishment and, sometimes, British voters, is appalling ingratitude. What other words describe the defeat inflicted on Winston Chur >>>


      FEDEX PILOTS TO VOTE ON CONTRACT
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:46 AM MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A proposed contract for pilots of FedEx Express, operator of the world‘s largest cargo airline, is heading to union members for a vote.

The FedEx Master Executive Council, the governing body of the FedEx pilots‘ union, approved the propo >>>


      FEW SHOW AT CALIF. IMMIGRATION RALLY
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:46 AM By PETER PRENGAMAN Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – Few people turned out Saturday for a rally demanding amnesty for 11 million illegal immigrants, the latest sign of pro–immigrant groups‘ struggles to regain momentum after hundreds of thousands marched for >>>


      FLORENCE THREATENS TO BECOME A HURRICANE
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:01 AM AP Photo NY2 By ELIZABETH ROBERTS Associated Press Writer HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) – Residents of Bermuda installed storm shutters and hauled their yachts onto beaches in preparation for Tropical Storm Florence, which intensified Saturday and was expected to become a hurricane as i >>>


      JAPAN CANDIDATES DEBATE OVER POLICY
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:31 AM AP Photo TOK112 By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press Writer TOKYO (AP) – The three candidates seeking to become Japan‘s next leader began all–out campaigning with a policy debate Saturday, and the hawkish front–runner Shinzo Abe won Prime Minister Junichiro Koizum >>>


      MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING KNIFE IN AIRPORT
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:01 AM ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) – A man with a one–way ticket to Yemen attempted to board a plane with a knife hidden in a book, authorities said.

Mohammed Ghanem, 21, of Hamtramck, was jailed Saturday on $500,000 after being arraigned on a charge of possessing a weapon in the >>>


      MAN ARRESTED IN AIRPORT KNIFE SCARE
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:31 AM ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) – A man with a one–way ticket to Yemen attempted to board a plane with a knife hidden in a book, authorities said.

Mohammed Ghanem, 21, of Hamtramck, was jailed Saturday on $500,000 after being arraigned on a charge of possessing a weapon in the >>>


      N.Y. WOMAN WINS $1 MILLION LOTTERY AGAIN
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:01 AM NEW YORK (AP) – A woman who won $1 million from a state lottery game four years ago has improbably hit the jackpot again.

Valerie Wilson, who works at a Long Island deli, said she won another $1 million on a lottery scratch–off game last month.

T >>>


      POPE BENEDICT XVI RETURNS TO GERMANY
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 1:31 AM AP Photo FRA121 By VICTOR L. SIMPSON Associated Press Writer MUNICH, Germany (AP) – Greeted by a thunderous chorus of church bells, Pope Benedict XVI began a pilgrimage to his native Bavaria on Saturday, a six–day visit laden with meaning for him and the future of his incre >>>


      PUBLIC HONORS '/11 FALLEN AT PENTAGON
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 1:31 AM AP Photo DCKW102 By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – A solemn marker outside the Pentagon conveys a simple message: We will never forget.‘‘ True words, judging by the lines of people – from all corners of the country, even the gl >>>


      U.S. JOURNALIST FREED FROM DARFUR PRISON
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 2:46 AM AP Photo CAI101 By MOHAMED OSMAN Associated Press Writer KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) – American journalist Paul Salopek was released Saturday from a prison in the war–torn Darfur region where he was held for more than a month on espionage charges.

A judge in the North Dar >>>


      10 ALBUMS YOU MUST HEAR THIS AUTUMN
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Who said the album‘s dead? From Beck to Tom Waits, we‘ve heard plenty of exciting new releases for discerning music lovers. Here‘s our preview of the season ...

Previews by Kitty Empire, Killian Fox, Sean O‘ Hagan, Lynsey Hanley and Elle J Small Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Am >>>


      AS MERYL WOULD SAY: DO GROW UP, BOYS
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Cristina Odone Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The Devil Wears Prada, shown at the Venice Film Festival last week, is a thinly disguised portrait of Anna Wintour, British editor of American Vogue. ‘Nuclear Wintour‘ has been an object of fascination for almost 20 years now. Her sunglasses, model slimn >>>


      BEHIND BARS: 24 HOURS IN THE LIFE OF OUR BIGGEST JAIL
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Britain‘s prison population is at an all–time high, placing ever greater pressures on both prisoners and staff. Penal campaigners warn the system is close to crisis. But is it? Last Tuesday, The Observer gained unprecedented access to our largest prison, Wandsworth, to witness the hidden life of those behin >>>


      BLAIR IS DEAD BUT BLAIRISM MUST NOT DIE WITH HIM
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      If Gordon Brown becomes Prime Minister, his first duty should be to restore New Labour‘s core values Will Hutton Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Ideas matter. They are why politicians want to use power to build a better world. And although politics often seems no more than an engrossing soap opera of ambit >>>


      BROWN POINTS THE WAY FOR THE UNION
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      The Chancellor‘s backing for ‘Britishness‘ is no cynical ploy, but a far–sighted and strong belief Ruaridh Nicoll Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer It is hard not to wince a little when Gordon Brown gets up in front of Edinburgh Castle and makes a speech about how he has ‘stood up for >>>


      COUNTING DOWN TO MELTDOWN
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      David Smith Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Friday 1 September The hare starts running . . .

Returning from his summer holiday in the Caribbean, Tony Blair, gives an interview to the Times in which he refuses to set a timetable for his departure, telling his party to ‘stop obsessing‘. Andrew >>>


      CRACKDOWN ON SOFT SENTENCES FOR DRIVERS WHO KILL
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Mark Townsend, legal affairs correspondent Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Dangerous drivers who kill people on the roads will face much longer prison terms under moves to eradicate lenient sentences.

In an interview with The Observer, Ken Macdonald QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said the puni >>>


      DON‘T BE BULLIED. IT HASN‘T GOT TO BE GORDON‘S
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Leader Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The Labour party enjoyed two full terms in government without serious opposition.

Politics was a one–sided football match. The Tories could barely pass the ball in their own half.

But that has changed. Under David Cameron‘s leadership, the Cons >>>


      EVEN A BAG–LADY CAN TEACH BUSH ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      The President is destroying the constitution and few Americans seem to care or even notice Henry Porter Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer An elaborately turned–out bag–lady of the sort you occasionally see in Manhattan – a former fashion editor, perhaps, or designer who has lost her mind but not >>>


      EYES ON THE PRIZE
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Ian Woosnam talks to Bill Elliott Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Late last Sunday evening in a Munich hotel bar a weary Ian Woosnam sat down at a table for a drink. Across from him was Thomas Bjorn, the Danish golfer Woosnam had just passed over in favour of Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke as his Ryder Cup capta >>>


      FOR THE RECORD
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer ‘Keep interfering government ministers out of our bedrooms‘, (Opinion, last week) was wrong to state that murder victim Jane Longhurst was ‘killed by her lover‘. Ms Longhurst was killed by Graham Coutts, her friend‘s boyfriend.

The prosecutio >>>


      FORGIVENESS IS GOOD FOR YOU – BUT WE ARE STRANGELY RELUCTANT TO PRACTISE IT
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Nick Cohen Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer As every twitch and gibber of the Labour party‘s nervous breakdown is being analysed 24/7, I thought you might welcome a break from the Brown–Blair war, so I‘ve decided to get as far away from it as possible by looking at fashionable academic investiga >>>


      GALA CORAL IN &#163;540M TOTE BID
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
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      HEY BABY – WE‘RE ALL SWAYZE NOW
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      It‘s thrilled millions of teenage girls, saved people from bombing in Bosnia, and – so the creator of Dirty Dancing claims – helped bring down the Berlin Wall. How did a low–budget chick flick become one of the most adored films of all time, and now a West End stage phenomenon before it‘s >>>


      HOW TO DO VENICE LIKE A VENETIAN
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      It may be beautiful, but Venice has a reputation for being unkind to its visitors, who often return with tales of rip–offs and unfriendly locals.

Long–term resident John Brunton tells you how to avoid the tourist traps with his insider‘s guide to the city Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observe >>>


      I‘D HAPPILY LYNCH LYNCH ...
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      ... so thank goodness for star performances from Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins and Michael Caine Jason Solomons Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Yet again, a major European film festival has managed to go its entire length without a laugh. Comedy is not considered a serious business when it comes to awards but, m >>>


      INSIDE THE MIND OF THE IRON CHANCELLOR
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Denis Campbell Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer A control freak. Difficult to work with. Someone lacking in courage, without enough ‘bottle‘ to do the country‘s top job. He‘s got ‘psychological‘ issues he should tackle. His claims to like the Arctic Monkeys and expressed desire >>>


      INSISTING ON THE SCHOOL OF YOUR CHOICE? BE READY FOR A BATTLE
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      More than 80,000 secondary school places went to appeal last year, writes Jon Robins, but little more than a third were successful Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer ‘It‘s so frustrating. Rosie can‘t have a place at the school she can see from her bedroom window,‘ says Marie Foale, whose 11& >>>


      IT MAY WELL TAKE 20 YEARS. BUT AL–QAEDA‘S DAYS ARE NUMBERED
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Five years after '/11, Osama bin Laden waits in vain for a Muslim ‘awakening‘. The lure of the West is just too powerful a force Jason Burke Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Tomorrow will mark five years since the attacks of 11 September 2001. If one generation knew where they were when mankind fi >>>


      JOHNSON DOUBLES UP TO LEAVE REDS FEELING BLUE
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Kevin Mitchell at Goodison Park Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer In the morning, Everton lost 1–0 to ‘Premiership new boys‘ Warbury Warriors (The Striker, page 3', the Sun) and, after lunch, returned to planet earth to give Liverpool the sort of derby hiding even a cartoonist would not dream >>>


      JUST POPPING OUT – GOT TO SEE A WOMAN ABOUT A BLOG
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      They trawl for men, display their most intimate secrets on the internet and turn their diaries into essential reading for thousands. Stephanie Klein, queen of the confessional blog, explains why more and more women are making their personal lives public Rafael Behr Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The Hotel Pierr >>>


      NHS RATIONS ANTI–OBESITY SURGERY
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Jo Revill, health editor Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Hospitals are being overwhelmed by large numbers of obese people asking for radical surgery to reduce their appetites, with doctors turning away patients because the queues are so long.

Specialists say they cannot meet the huge demand for operatio >>>


      OPEN DEBATE IS BROWN‘S BEST OPTION
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Tristram Hunt Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer ‘I studied history. It is fascinating. There is a Namier school of history, which suggests that everything is less to do with ideas or popular concerns and all to do with manoeuvrings of the elites. I do not accept that. I think that the real story of decision& >>>


      SHE SURVIVED A DUNGEON. HER NEXT TEST IS FREEDOM
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Natascha Kampusch has emerged from her eight–year kidnapping ordeal as a brave and tough young woman, but do we understand children enough to know what she needs next?

Mary Riddell Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The Natascha Kampusch story was not meant to unfold like this. Her case file, as comp >>>


      SIBERIAN THAW TO SPEED UP GLOBAL WARMING
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      The release of trapped greenhouse gases is pushing the world past the point of no return on climate change Robin McKie and Nick Christian Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The frozen bogs of Siberia are melting, and the thaw could have devastating consequences for the planet, scientists have discovered.

T >>>


      SUMMER‘S NOT OVER ... IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Empty beaches are good. Empty bars are not so good. Sarah Turner tells you where to find late sunshine without that end–of–season feeling Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer No crowds; enough sun to get a tan, but not heatstroke; a sea warmed by a long, hot summer; and (here‘s the best bit) a barga >>>


      THE AGE OF HORRORISM (PART ONE)
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      On the eve of the fifth anniversary of '/11, one of Britain‘s most celebrated and original writers analyses – and abhors – the rise of extreme Islamism.

In a penetrating and wide–ranging essay he offers a trenchant critique of the grotesque creed and questions the West‘s falte >>>


      THE QUIET AMERICAN
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      It‘s a magazine that runs 10,000–word articles on African states and the pension system, has almost no pictures and is published in black and white.

So how does the New Yorker sell more than a million copies a week? Gaby Wood meets David Remnick, its big–brained editor, and talks speed writin >>>


      UNIVERSITY CATCHES 237 STUDENT CHEATS WHO TRAWL THE INTERNET
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Rob Davies Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer One of Britain‘s newest universities has found more than 200 students guilty of cheating after it launched a crackdown on what university officials admit is one of the biggest problems they face.

Using a computer program to catch students trying to pass o >>>


      US ACCUSED OF COVERT OPERATIONS IN SOMALIA
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Emails suggest that the CIA knew of plans by private military companies to breach UN rules Antony Barnett and Patrick Smith Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer Dramatic evidence that America is involved in illegal mercenary operations in east Africa has emerged in a string of confidential emails seen by The Observer >>>


      WHY THE IPOD IS LOSING ITS COOL
      Guardian, 10-09-2006
      Apple has added ever more extras to its digital music–player in a bid to stem falling sales. But fears are rising that the device is now too common to be cutting edge David Smith, technology correspondent Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer The Mermaid, Puddle Dock, is not the first place you might go in searc >>>


      250 000 GL'6;UBIGE WERDEN ZUR PAPSTMESSE IN MÜNCHEN ERWARTET
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      München (dpa) – 250 000 Menschen werden heute auf dem Gelände der Münchner Messe zur Papstmesse erwartet. Gemeinsam mit Benedikt XVI. werden zehn Kardinäle und rund 60 Bischöfe auf die Altarinsel ziehen. Am Abend wird der Papst bei einem Vespergottesdienst im Münchner Dom predigen. A >>>


      ARCHITEKTUR–BIENNALE IN VENEDIG ÖFFNET IHRE PFORTEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Venedig (dpa) – Die 10. Architektur–Biennale in Venedig öffnet heute ihre Pforten. Bei der Schau mit dem Titel «Städte. Architektur und Gesellschaft» geht es um urbane Entwicklung und Städteplanung. Zum Auftakt wird dem britischen Stararchitekten Richard Rogers der Goldene Löwe für >>>


      AUS FÜR BREMEN UND HSV IN ERSTER RUNDE UND BAYERN GLÜCKLICH WEITER
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Hamburg (dpa) – Pleite für den fünffachen Cupsieger Werder Bremen, der Hamburger SV und Energie Cottbus: Sie sind als erste Clubs aus der Bundesliga in der ersten Runde des DFB–Pokals ausgeschieden. Bayern München dagegen kam durch einen glücklichen 2:1 nach Verlängerung beim FC St. >>>


      DAMASKUS DEMENTIERT ZUSTIMMUNG ZU EU–GRENZSCHÜTZERN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Damaskus (dpa) – Damaskus hat Berichte, wonach Syrien EU– Grenzschützer an der syrisch–libanesischen Grenze akzeptiert, zurückgewiesen. Diese Angaben seien unzutreffend, meldete die amtliche syrische Nachrichtenagentur Sana. In einem Telefonat des syrischen Präsidenten Baschar al– >>>


      DPA–NACHRICHTENÜBERBLICK POLITIK
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Papst in Bayern herzlich empfangen München (dpa) – Mit großer Begeisterung ist Papst Benedikt XVI. zu seinem sechstägigen Besuch in Bayern empfangen worden. Zehntausende Menschen säumten die Straßen in München, um dem Oberhaupt der katholischen Kirche zuzujubeln. Das letzte Stüc >>>


      HALMICH BLEIBT WELTMEISTERIN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Fliegengewicht. Die 2'–Jährige besiegte in Magdeburg Ria Ramnarine aus Trinidad und Tobago durch Technischen K.o. in der sechsten Runde. Die in Stuttgart lebende Weißrussin Alesia Graf verteidigte ihren WM–Titel im Junior–Bantamgewicht gegen die Uruguayerin Maria Jose Nunez Anchorena dur >>>


      IM WORTLAUT: BENEDIKT XVI. ZUR ÖKUMENE
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Großansicht München (dpa) – Bei seinem ersten Besuch als Papst in seiner bayerischen Heimat hat Benedikt XVI. die persönliche Bedeutung der Reise für ihn hervorgehoben. An die Deutschen appellierte er, den Glauben an die nächste Generation weiterzugeben. Zugleich bekräftigte er, vom >>>


      KOMMUNALWAHL IN NIEDERSACHSEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Hannover (dpa) – In Niedersachsen werden heute neue Kommunalparlamente gewählt. Das Votum der rund 6,37 Millionen Wahlberechtigten in dem nach Bayern flächenmäßig zweitgrößten Bundesland gilt anderthalb Jahre vor der Landtagswahl 2008 als wichtiger Stimmungstest. 20 Parteien treten z >>>


      NASA KANN NACH ERFOLGREICHEM START AUFATMEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Cape Canaveral (dpa) – Die NASA hat nach rund vier Jahren wieder ihre Transportflüge zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS aufgenommen. Nach vier vergeblichen Startversuchen hob die Raumfähre «Atlantis» vom Weltraumbahnhof in Cape Canaveral in Florida ab. Das Ankoppelmanöver an der ISS, wo sich derze >>>


      OFFENBAR FORTSCHRITTE IM ATOMSTREIT MIT DEM IRAN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Großansicht Wien/Helsinki (dpa) – Im Atomstreit mit dem Iran hat eine neue und möglicherweise entscheidende Runde zur Lösung des Konflikts begonnen. Nach einem dreistündigen Treffen in Wien äußerten sich EU–Chefdiplomat Javier Solana und der iranische Atomunterhändler Ali >>>


      PAPST–BESUCH: 150 000 MENSCHEN AUF DEN BEINEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Großansicht München (dpa) – Mit Begeisterung und «Benedetto»–Rufen ist Papst Benedikt XVI. am Samstag zu seinem sechstägigen Besuch in Bayern empfangen worden. 150 000 Menschen begrüßten nach Polizeiangaben auf Münchner Straßen und Plätzen mit Fähnchen und Konfet >>>


      PAPST–BESUCH: 150.000 MENSCHEN AUF DEN BEINEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Großansicht München (dpa) – Mit Begeisterung und «Benedetto»–Rufen ist Papst Benedikt XVI. am Samstag zu seinem sechstägigen Besuch in Bayern empfangen worden. 150 000 Menschen begrüßten nach Polizeiangaben auf Münchner Straßen und Plätzen mit Fähnchen und Konfet >>>


      PAPST IN BAYERN HERZLICH EMPFANGEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      München (dpa) – Mit großer Begeisterung ist Papst Benedikt XVI. zu seinem sechstägigen Besuch in Bayern empfangen worden. Zehntausende Menschen säumten die Straßen in München, um dem Oberhaupt der katholischen Kirche zuzujubeln. Das letzte Stück in die Münchner Innenstadt f >>>


      PAPSTMESSE AM SONNTAG IN MÜNCHEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      München (dpa) – Gemeinsam mit dem Papst werden zehn Kardinäle und rund 60 Bischöfe auf die Altarinsel ziehen. Am Abend wird der Papst bei einem Vespergottesdienst im Münchner Dom predigen. Am Montag steht der Besuch von Bayerns berühmten Wallfahrtsort Altötting auf dem Programm der s >>>


      RAUMF'6;HRE «ATLANTIS» IST ZUR ISS GESTARTET
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Großansicht Cape Canaveral (dpa) – Nach vier vergeblichen Anläufen ist die amerikanische Raumfähre «Atlantis» am Samstag in Cape Canaveral in Florida gestartet. Die «Atlantis» mit der sechsköpfigen Crew an Bord fliegt zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS.

Auf der ISS hält sich der >>>


      RAUMF'6;HRE «ATLANTIS» ZUR INTERNATIONALEN RAUMSTATION GESTARTET
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Cape Canaveral (dpa) – Nach vier vergeblichen Anläufen ist die amerikanische Raumfähre «Atlantis» in Cape Canaveral in Florida gestartet.

Die «Atlantis» fliegt mit einer sechsköpfigen Crew an Bord zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS, wo sich zurzeit auch der deutsche Astronaut Thomas Reite >>>


      SCHUMACHER FÜR MONTEZEMOLO MEHR ALS NUR EIN ANGESTELLTER
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Monza (dpa) – Ferrari–Chef Luca di Montezemolo hat erneut eine eine Liebeserklärung an Michael Schumacher gerichtet, doch das Geheimnis um die Zukunft des Formel–1–Rekordweltmeisters wollte auch er nicht lüften.

«Michael ist noch immer der schnellste Fahrer der Welt. Als Mensc >>>


      SPD LEHNT NIEDRIGLOHN–MODELL DER SACHVERST'6;NDIGEN AB
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Großansicht Berlin (dpa) – SPD, Sozialverbände und Wirtschaftsexperten haben das Niedriglohn–Modell der Wirtschaftsweisen mit einer 30–prozentigen Senkung des Arbeitslosengeldes II rundherum abgelehnt.

Zustimmung kam dagegen von mehreren Unions–Politikern und der FDP–Eur >>>


      SPITZENPOLITIKER AUS EU UND ASIEN TREFFEN IN HELSINKI ZUSAMMEN
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Helsinki (dpa) – Staats– und Regierungschefs aus der Europäischen Union und Asien treffen heute in Helsinki zusammen. In der finnischen Hauptstadt werden Vertreter der 25 EU–Staaten sowie 13 asiatischer Länder erwartet, darunter auch Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel. Bei dem ASEM–Gipfel g >>>


      TITELVERTEIDIGER FEDERER UND LOKALMATADOR RODDICK IM FINALE
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      New York (dpa) – Titelverteidiger Roger Federer und der Amerikaner Andy Roddick bestreiten das Finale bei den US Open der Tennis–Profis in New York. Roddick gewann 6:7, 6:0, 7:6, 6:3 gegen den Russen Michail Juschni und strebt seinen zweiten Titel nach 2003 an. Federer steht vor seinem dritten Triumph nache >>>


      «ACADEMIXER» FEIERN 40. GEBURTSTAG MIT KÜNSTLERN UND AUSSTELLUNG
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Leipzig (dpa) – Das Kabarett «academixer» feiert heute sein 40– jähriges Bestehen und hat dazu zahlreiche Kleinkünstler und Weggefährten eingeladen.

Geplant ist nach Angaben von Geschäftsführer Klaus Kitzing «ein Volksfest mit Satirebeiträgen, Lesungen und einer Ausste >>>


      «BENEDETTO, BENEDETTO» – PAPST IN BAYERISCHER HEIMAT BEJUBELT
      Die Welt, 10-09-2006
      Von den dpa–Korrespondenten Großansicht München (dpa) – Der Tag hätte nicht schöner sein können: Ein strahlend blauer Himmel und Papst Benedikt XVI. in seiner bayerischen Heimat. Schon Stunden vor der Ankunft auf dem Münchner Flughafen waren die ersten Gläubigen zum Mü >>>


      15–YEAR–OLD SHOT DEAD IN MANCHESTER STREET
      The Daily Mail, 10-09-2006
      The crime scene in Raby Street, Manchester Headlines Forces‘ combat deaths worst since Falklands Unions snub Johnson for leadership The Great Bin Bug Rebellion Lucy, 1', becomes Britain‘s youngest magistrate Nicola latched on to me like an alligator Zoe Lucker: Dalai Lama cured my panic attacks Pay less >>>


      ABRAMOVICH GIVES A BEGGAR A THOUSAND
      The Daily Mail, 10-09-2006
      Abramovich gives beggar a thousand Headlines Forces‘ combat deaths worst since Falklands Unions snub Johnson for leadership The Great Bin Bug Rebellion Lucy, 1', becomes Britain‘s youngest magistrate Nicola latched on to me like an alligator Zoe Lucker: Dalai Lama cured my panic attacks Pay less tax sch >>>


      BARRED: THE AID WORKERS WHO EXPOSED ROMANIA‘S ORPHAN ABUSE
      The Daily Mail, 10-09-2006
      Storm: Aid workers who exposed Romania‘s orphan abuse have been forced out of their jobs Headlines Forces‘ combat deaths worst since Falklands Unions snub Johnson for leadership The Great Bin Bug Rebellion Lucy, 1', becomes Britain‘s youngest magistrate Nicola latched on to me like an alligator Zo >>>


      BBC‘S TROPHY HUNTING SHOW
      The Daily Mail, 10-09-2006
      Savannah life: Emma and Shaun Rambert with daughter Phoebe and Taula the dog Headlines Forces‘ combat deaths worst since Falklands Unions snub Johnson for leadership The Great Bin Bug Rebellion Lucy, 1', becomes Britain‘s youngest magistrate Nicola latched on to me like an alligator Zoe Lucker: Dalai La >>>


      BMX BOY, 15, SHOT DEAD IN THE ‘BRITISH BRONX‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-09-2006
      Shot: Jessie James was targeted in gun attack Headlines Forces‘ combat deaths worst since Falklands Unions snub Johnson for leadership The Great Bin Bug Rebellion Lucy, 1', becomes Britain‘s youngest magistrate Nicola latched on to me like an alligator Zoe Lucker: Dalai Lama cured my panic attacks Pay l >>>


      CHELSY ROBBED AT GUNPOINT
      The Daily Mail, 10-09-2006
      Chelsy Davy: Hour–long ordeal Headlines Forces‘ combat deaths worst since Falklands Unions snub Johnson for leadership The Great Bin Bug Rebellion Lucy, 1', becomes Britain‘s youngest magistrate Nicola latched on to me like an alligator Zoe Lucker: Dalai Lama cured my panic attacks Pay less tax sc >>>



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