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      A POLICE MARKER INDICATES THE LOCATION...
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     EUROKINISSI A police marker indicates the location where a bullet was found after two armed men shot and injured a businessman on a building site in Thessaloniki yesterday. The assailants were passing the victim on a motorbike when they tried to take his briefcase and shot him. The man was treated at a hospital but ther >>>


      BUILDINGS POOR ON EFFICIENCY
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     Greece consumes more than double the amount of heating fuel used in Sweden, which has a much cooler climate, due to a lack of proper insulation in most Greek buildings, according to Manthos Santamouris, an associate professor of physics.

Domestic power demand has been rising consistently in Greece over the last >>>


      CLEANER ASOPOS ON WAY
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     Gov’t heralds new networks to cleanse polluted river, supply safe water Environment and Public Works Minister Giorgos Souflias yesterday heralded in a series of measures to protect residents living near the heavily polluted Asopos River in central Greece.

The measures include the construction of a drainage netw >>>


      GREECE WRONG TO GIVE OAK TREES THE CHOP
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     Oak trees in Greece are being chopped down for firewood unnecessarily instead of being allowed to grow and absorb much more carbon dioxide than other types of trees, Theoharis Zachos, a forestry professor at Thessaloniki’s Artistotle University said yesterday.

Zachos called for the better management of Greece’s >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     UEFA Cup Historic night for Greek soccer as all five sides advance to group stage Greece was yesterday celebrating being the only country to have five teams in the group stage of soccer’s UEFA Cup. Despite the fact that all four teams in action on Thursday night – Aris, Larissa, Panionios and AEK – lost their games, the >>>


      MEDICINE OUTLAY IS A CONCERN
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis has asked his ministers to come up with a plan for more stringent checks on the money spent by social security funds on medicine after expenditures rose dramatically over the last three years.

Sources told Kathimerini that Employment and Social Security Minister Vassilis Maggina >>>


      PASOK FACES CRUCIAL COUNCIL
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     One of the most crucial national councils in PASOK’s 33–year history is due to begin this morning and, for the first time, will pit the three candidates for the leadership against each other, and in front of the party members.

PASOK leader George Papandreou and his rivals, Thessaloniki MP Evangelos Venize >>>


      PENSION REPORT PLAYED DOWN
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     A report prepared by a team of government–appointed economic experts recommending changes to the social security system is just one of many factors to be taken into consideration during the reforms process, according to two ministries.

The government was responding to opposition from union groups over a r >>>


      PROTESTING MUSIC SCHOOL STUDENTS AND TEACHERS...
      Kathimerin, 06-10-2007
     Dimitris Balaskas/ANA Protesting music school students and teachers are reflected in a trumpet in the Thessaloniki district of Pylaia yesterday. Protest rallies were held all over the country with the aim of drawing attention to the problems faced by music schools, including a shortage of staff and a lack of books and m >>>


      A ZURICH, DÉJŔ UN PETIT AIR DE «MINORITY REPORT»...
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     En premi';re européenne, Microsoft a présenté en Suisse une table futuriste. Anouch Seydtaghia, Zurich Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Tout le monde se souvient du film Minority Report de Steven Spielberg, oů Tom Cruise, agent de police spécialisé, déplaçait du bout des doigts des v >>>


      AILLEURS. SEATTLE, LA BIO–ATTITUDE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     ETATS–UNIS. La cité de la côte Ouest privilégie les ressources naturelles et l‘art de vivre. Balade enthousiaste.

Florence Amalou Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Cela doit tenir ŕ la rencontre des éléments: de l‘eau, des montagnes, de la foręt aussi. Nichée entre >>>


      ALBERT A. STAHEL: «UN ENGAGEMENT POLITIQUE DE LA SUISSE EN AFGHANISTAN EST NÉCESSAIRE»
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Derni';re séance ŕ Berne pour 38 élus, les autres attendent avec anxiété le 21 octobre Albert A. Stahel: «Un engagement politique de la Suisse en Afghanistan est nécessaire» SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I Article «Un engagement politique de la Suisse en Afghanistan est >>>


      ALEXANDRE ARKHANGELSKI: «LA RUSSIE EST DÉJŔ UN ETAT AUTORITAIRE»
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Alexandre Arkhangelski Photo: Daniel Winteregg RUSSIE. Alexandre Arkhangelski, journaliste moscovite, craint que son pays ne se tourne une nouvelle fois vers le totalitarisme. Interview.

Caroline Stevan Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Payé pour ne pas écrire. Jugé trop critique, le journaliste russe Alexan >>>


      AU DOIGT ET Ŕ L‘ŚIL
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     La table tactile de Microsoft, presque un jeu d´enfant Photo: Microsoft De l‘iPod aux distributeurs, les écrans tactiles sont omniprésents. Et ce n‘est qu‘un début...

Luc Debraine Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Les écrans tactiles sont désormais partout. Des bancomats aux >>>


      BACK IN BLACK
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Le haka féroce des All Blacks Photo: Keystone RUGBY. Les joueurs tout de noir vętus affrontent la France dans le quart de finale vedette de la Coupe du monde 2007. Au fait, pourquoi ces Néo–Zélandais font–ils peur au monde du ballon ovale depuis la nuit des temps? Essai de décryptage >>>


      BON APPÉTIT. IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS LA CARBONARA
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
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      CEUX QUI ONT TRANSFORMÉ GENČVE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Maurice Braillard (187'–1'65), le p';re fondateur Photo: DR GENEVE. La Fondation Braillard fęte l‘śuvre des architectes genevois. De p';re en fils, ils ont façonné la ville tout au long du XXe si';cle. Une promenade urbaine dessine la géographie d&lsqu >>>


      DENIS MARTIN, CUISINIER ÉVOLUTIF
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     GOUT. Le chef de Vevey, représentant de la cuisine moléculaire en Suisse, publie son premier livre.

Patricia Briel Samedi 6 octobre 2007 La cuisine moléculaire sent encore le soufre. Pour tenter de bien faire comprendre sa démarche, le chef veveysan Denis Martin, représentant de cette & >>>


      DERNIČRE SÉANCE Ŕ BERNE POUR 38 ÉLUS, LES AUTRES ATTENDENT AVEC ANXIÉTÉ LE 21 OCTOBRE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Embrassades d´adieux Photo: Keystone EMOTION. Le parlement a achevé vendredi la derni';re session de la législature.

Ambiance sur fond de tensions. Philippe Miauton, Berne Samedi 6 octobre 2007 «Aujourd‘hui, je serai indulgente avec les applaudissements», avertit la prem >>>


      DOIGT SUR LA DIFFICULTÉ
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Luc Debraine Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Mettre un doigt sur la difficulté. C‘est aujourd‘hui ce qui se passe dans notre univers quotidien, dans les gares, sur les consoles de jeux, les PC, les téléphones portables ou les baladeurs numériques. L‘écran tactile se multiplie ŕ qui >>>


      ECRANS TACTILES, VOICI LE TEMPS DU TOUCHER. SI SIMPLE ET LUDIQUE!
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     TECHNOLOGIES. Et si l‘avenir se situait au bout de nos mains... Le Temps Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Touches, stylets, claviers, boutons–poussoirs, ils sont peut–ętre condamnés.

Voici que débarque quasi partout l‘écran tactile. De l‘iPhone aux nouveaux appareils photo >>>


      FACE AU CANCER
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Apr';s son best seller «Guérir», David Servan–Schreiber explore les méthodes de lutte contre le cancer dans un deuxi';me ouvrage. Un livre témoignage.

Marie–Christine Petit–Pierre Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Neuilly–sur–Seine, commune douillette >>>


      FACE Ŕ L‘UE, HANS–RUDOLF MERZ CONTRE–ATTAQUE ET DÉFEND LA POLITIQUE FISCALE DE LA SUISSE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Les exportations p';sent 56% du PIB suisse La Norv';ge s‘émeut de l‘affaire de corruption qui entache Norsk Hydro José Manuel Barroso veut surveiller les fonds souverains Le charbon attise les convoitises L‘interview de la semaine. Omar Bin Sulaiman: «L‘ambition du >>>


      HEUREUX SOIENT LES NULS, L‘HISTOIRE EST Ŕ EUX
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Inauguration en 1'37 d´une rue historique nouvellement rénovée Photo: Keystone VULGARISATION. Racontant l‘histoire suisse dans la fameuse collection First, Georges Andrey concilie sérieux et lisibilité.

Xavier Pellegrini Samedi 6 octobre 2007 On l‘attendait impatiemment. >>>


      IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS. LES CONSEILLERS FÉDÉRAUX, DES SAGES CONTRE LES TRIBUNS
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Il était une fois. Joëlle Kuntz Samedi 6 octobre 2007 La campagne électorale de cet automne secoue les institutions suisses.

Alors que nous élisons des députés aux Chambres pour qu‘ils élisent ensuite le gouvernement, tout se passe comme si nous avions ŕ nous pronon >>>


      JOSÉ MANUEL BARROSO VEUT SURVEILLER LES FONDS SOUVERAINS
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     PROTECTION. Le président de la Commission européenne lance un appel ŕ la vigilance, ŕ la suite de Jean–Claude Trichet.

Richard Werly, Bruxelles Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Tous les Etats ne se ressemblent pas. L‘argent mis sur la table par leurs gouvernements ne peut, par conséque >>>


      JOSÉ MARIA AZNAR, LE RETOUR
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     ESPAGNE. L‘ancien chef de gouvernement publie un livre dans lequel il justifie sa politique atlantiste et tire ŕ boulets rouges sur la gauche.

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      JUGÉ Ŕ GENČVE POUR AVOIR TENTÉ DE TUER SA FILLE, UN BIJOUTIER EST LA CIBLE D‘UN TIREUR
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     GENEVE. L‘agression a eu lieu en pleine rue alors que l‘accusé attendait un bus pour se rendre ŕ son proc';s. Il a été blessé par balle au niveau du cou par un homme qui a réussi ŕ prendre la fuite ŕ pied. Piste de la vengeance explorée.

Fati Mans >>>


      L‘ANTI–HÉROS Ŕ L‘ASSAUT DE L‘AMÉRIQUE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     THEATRE. A Gen';ve, Alberto Garcia Sanchez ressuscite Indiens et conquistadores sur un texte burlesque de Dario Fo. Epique.

Marie–Pierre Genecand Samedi 6 octobre 2007 En avril 2006, Philippe Caub';re scotchait le public du Forum Meyrin lors d‘un marathon d‘une semaine oů >>>


      L‘ENVOL POLITIQUE D‘EDGAR SCHORDERET BRISÉ PAR UN EMPLOI FICTIF
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     FRIBOURG. Le président central du TCS a touché pendant 21 mois un salaire pour un poste qu‘il n‘exerçait plus. Sa candidature au National est compromise.

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      L‘EUROPE SPECTATRICE DU FEUILLETON POLITIQUE UKRAINIEN
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     UKRAINE. Le président Viktor Iouchtchenko a rencontré Nicolas Sarkozy et Bill Clinton hier ŕ Paris. A Kiev, ses soutiens occidentaux p';sent peu.

Richard Werly, Bruxelles Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Le bras de fer politique qui oppose en Ukraine le camp des réformateurs pro–europ >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. OMAR BIN SULAIMAN: «L‘AMBITION DU CENTRE FINANCIER DE DUBAĎ? ETRE AU MĘME NIVEAU QUE LONDRES OU NEW YORK»
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Omar bin Sulaiman, gouverneur du Dubai International Financial Center Photo: Daniel Winteregg Omar Bin Sulaiman, gouverneur du Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).

Myret Zaki Samedi 6 octobre 2007 London Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, OMX, casinos ŕ Las Vegas, ports britanniques.

Les cibles de Du >>>


      LA BOURSE AMÉRICAINE BAT UN NOUVEAU RECORD GR'4;CE AUX BONS CHIFFRES DE L‘EMPLOI
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     CONJONCTURE. L‘économie a créé 110000 postes en septembre. Le tr';s mauvais chiffre d‘ao$';t était une aberration.

Jean–Louis Richard Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Les chiffres de l‘emploi publiés vendredi aux Etats–Unis ont rassuré les investis >>>


      LA BOURSE SUISSE. BELLES ENVOLÉES SUR LE SECOND MARCHÉ
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Belles envolées sur le second marché La Bourse suisse.

Anker Bank, Private Banking Samedi 6 octobre 2007 La Bourse suisse a connu une journée en demi–teinte vendredi, jusqu‘ŕ la publication de bonnes statistiques sur la création d‘e >>>


      LA BOUTEILLE DE LA SEMAINE. LES ECHELETTES 2006, J.–D. PORTA, VILLETTE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
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      LA NORVČGE S‘ÉMEUT DE L‘AFFAIRE DE CORRUPTION QUI ENTACHE NORSK HYDRO
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     SCANDALE. La démission, jeudi, du président du conseil d‘administration de StatoilHydro, le groupe issu d‘une récente fusion, soul';ve des questions de la part des médias et provoque des réactions politiques et syndicales.

Antoine Jacob, Riga Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Ce >>>


      LA QUADRATURE DU CERCLE DU CANDIDAT DÉMOCRATE BARACK OBAMA
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     ETATS–UNIS. Les sondages donnent Hillary Clinton de plus en plus clairement gagnante dans la course des démocrates ŕ la présidence. Face ŕ elle, Barack Obama veut laisser «parler son cśur».

Luis Lema, New York Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Barack Obama ne porte pas de drapeau >>>


      LA SEMAINE. DES SUJETS POUR UNE CAMPAGNE ÉLECTORALE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     La semaine. Beat Kappeler Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Un quart des ménages suisses n‘ont pas de fortune, 30% se contentent de moins de 50000 francs. Plus de la moitié ne disposent donc pas de ce que l‘on peut appeler de la «fortune». A l‘autre extręme, 1,4% des contribuables s&lsqu >>>


      LA TERREUR DU JURASSIQUE NE FAIT MĘME PLUS PEUR AUX VOLEURS
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Une trace de dinosaure ressemblant ŕ celle descellée ŕ Courtedoux Photo: Keystone JURA. Les traces laissées par les dinosaures il y a 152 millions d‘années et mises au jour depuis 2002 sont la fierté du canton. Des inconnus ont volé celles d‘un allosaure, antique préda >>>


      LE CHARBON ATTISE LES CONVOITISES
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     ENERGIES. La consommation chinoise explique la hausse des prix. Gaspard Kühn Samedi 6 octobre 2007 La tentative avortée d‘ArcelorMittal d‘acheter un important gisement minier en Sibérie est le dernier épisode en date de la course au charbon. La mise aux ench';res de la mine d&lsqu >>>


      LE LONG CHEMIN DES ÉPÉISTES VERS PÉKIN
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Marcel Fischer, moteur de l´équipe nationale Photo: Keystone ESCRIME. La Suisse de Marcel Fischer mise gros dimanche aux Mondiaux. Une médaille lui ouvrirait la porte des JO.

Isabelle Musy Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Il a eu deux jours pour digérer. Pour évacuer, serrer le poing et se concent >>>


      LE LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA ÉMEUT NEW YORK
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     CLASSIQUE. Concerts attendus au Carnegie Hall. Luis Lema, New York Samedi 6 octobre 2007 C‘était peu avant que retentisse L‘hymne ŕ la joie, mais on évoquait plutôt de la tristesse. Chargé d‘ouvrir la saison du prestigieux Carnegie Hall, le Lucerne Festival Orchestra faisait un >>>


      LE MARCHÉ MONÉTAIRE N‘A PAS RETROUVÉ UNE SITUATION NORMALE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     CREDIT. Deux mois apr';s le début de la crise, les tensions sur le marché du refinancement interbancaire ne se sont pas dissipées. La confiance des banques fait encore défaut.

Angélique Mounier–Kuhn Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Deux mois apr';s l‘apparition des prem >>>


      LE NEZ DEHORS
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Marion Moussadek Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Balade astronomique

– La commune de Bernex poursuit ses manifestations autour du th';me «Bernex au–delŕ des étoiles». Samedi, l‘astronome Nicolas Guérin accompagne les visiteurs le long d‘une promenade ŕ la d& >>>


      LE PORT DU FOULARD DIMINUE EN TURQUIE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     TURQUIE. Le voile fait toujours polémique, męme si de moins en moins de femmes le portent.

Delphine Nerbollier, Istanbul Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Les portes de la prestigieuse université d‘Istanbul ont rouvert lundi.

Devant la grille et comme ŕ son habitude, le gardien veille  >>>


      LES EXPORTATIONS PČSENT 56% DU PIB SUISSE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     La Norv';ge s‘émeut de l‘affaire de corruption qui entache Norsk Hydro José Manuel Barroso veut surveiller les fonds souverains Le charbon attise les convoitises L‘interview de la semaine. Omar Bin Sulaiman: «L‘ambition du centre financier de Dubaď? Etre au męme >>>


      OSVALDO PATRIZZI PORTE PLAINTE CONTRE ANTIQUORUM
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     HORLOGERIE. Une procédure est également en cours devant la justice américaine. Bastien Buss Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Le divorce brutal entre Osvaldo Patrizzi et Antiquorum continue de faire des remous. Evincé début ao$';t, le fondateur et directeur du numéro un mondial de la vente aux e >>>


      PHILIPPE BRUGGISSER VEUT ĘTRE PLEINEMENT INDEMNISÉ
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     PROCES SWISSAIR. Trois des 1' accusés ont fait recours aupr';s du tribunal cantonal zurichois.

Le Temps Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Trois des 1' accusés du proc';s Swissair ŕ Bülach (ZH) ont fait recours.

L‘ancien patron de la défunte compagnie Philippe >>>


      QUARANTE ANS APRČS LA MORT DU CHE, SES ANCIENS COMPAGNONS SE SOUVIENNENT
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Le commandant mythique avait également des facettes plus sombres, selon les personnes qui l´ont côtoyé durant la révolution Photo: Keystone CUBA. L‘image chevaleresque du commandant au béret étoilé est écornée dans un livre de l‘exilé cubain Jacobo Macho >>>


      TOUS TACTILES!
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Dans le sillage de l‘iPod Touch, les écrans tactiles se multiplient. Anouch Seydtaghia Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Toujours pas d‘iPod Touch en magasin, les technophiles suisses sont au bord de la crise de nerfs. D‘un jour ŕ l‘autre, le baladeur ŕ écran tactile va apparaître en >>>


      TROIS PROCÉDURES PÉNALES SUR LA POLICE LAUSANNOISE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     VAUD. La justice enquęte sur des dérapages mais aussi sur la fuite de documents. Le Temps, avec ATS Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Le juge d‘instruction vaudois a décidé d‘attaquer sur trois plans dans l‘affaire de la police lausannoise. Deux procédures pénales portent sur les d >>>


      UN ANGE GAUCHE ET NOIR
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Critique: Benjamin Biolay. Olivier Horner Samedi 6 octobre 2007 Il y a quatre ans, au lendemain d‘un concert parisien, Benjamin Biolay en frissonnait encore au point que ses idées peinaient ŕ trouver de la clarté. En sc';ne, le jeune homme de studio disait endurer des émotions presque t >>>


      VERS UN LIEU UNIQUE POUR L‘ART CONTEMPORAIN
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     GENEVE. Le projet de BAC+ 3 est enterré au profit de deux institutions fortes, le Centre d‘art et le Mamco.

Elisabeth Chardon Samedi 6 octobre 2007 C‘est un énorme chantier qui secoue l‘art contemporain genevois. Plus question de BAC+ 3, dont on parlait depuis une dizaine d‘ann >>>


      VILLAGE PEOPLE. L‘ÉCUME, DE NOS JOURS
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
     Village people. Stéphane Bonvin Samedi 6 octobre 2007 A tous ceux qui, dans 12 si';cles et demi, aimeront savoir ce qu‘auront été nos ch';res années 2000, aux archéologues qui se pencheront sur la décennie Loana–Cécilia, je conseille de lire l‘intervie >>>


      VUE SUR LE MONDE. ET POURTANT, '';A AVANCE
      Le Temps, 06-10-2007
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      ‘NAKED LUNCH‘ MAY BE BANNED IN MAINE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     GREENVILLE, Maine –– "Naked Lunch" just doesn‘t sound appetizing to some people. A sandwich called the Skinny Dip, featuring sliced prime rib in a baguette roll, has been offered free of charge anyone willing to plunge naked from The Black Frog Restaurant‘s dock into a lake.

Si >>>


      3 PRESUMED DEAD IN MEDICAL PLANE CRASH
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     ALAMOSA, Colo. –– A medical plane slammed into a mountainside, leaving three people presumed dead Friday amid the wreckage, authorities said.

The body of one crew member was recovered and authorities concluded no one else could have survived the impact, said Dustin Duncan of the International Associ >>>


      ANALYSIS: CLINTON EXTENDING HER LEAD
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     NEW YORK –– Hillary Rodham Clinton has strengthened her position as the front–runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. But her strong showing nationally belies a much closer race in Iowa, where she is in a tight three–way contest with Barack Obama and John Edwards.

A new AP&nda >>>


      ANALYSIS: GIULIANI LEAD NO GUARANTEE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Don‘t be fooled by Rudy Giuliani‘s ranking atop national polls. A lot can shake up the GOP presidential field _ and his opponents are counting on it.

Among the factors: _Fred Thompson is giving chase to Giuliani nationally. Thompson, Mitt Romney and John McCain are in stron >>>


      ATLANTIC CITY MAYOR DROPS OUT OF SIGHT
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –– Under federal investigation for embellishing his Army service in Vietnam, a groggy–sounding Mayor Robert Levy called in sick at City Hall, climbed into his city–issued Dodge Durango and seemingly dropped off the face of the Earth.

A spokesman issued a 36–word >>>


      BUSH DEFENDS US INTERROGATION METHODS
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush defended his administration‘s methods of detaining and questioning terrorism suspects on Friday, saying both are successful and lawful.

"When we find somebody who may have information regarding a potential attack on America, you bet we‘re going to detain >>>


      BUSH TALKS OF COMPROMISE ON HEALTH BILL
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush signaled a willingness Saturday to spend more than what he had recommended for a popular children‘s health program, but provided no specifics on how much higher he would go.

The president on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would increase spending for the State Ch >>>


      DEAD WOMAN‘S EX ARRESTED ON MISDEMEANOR
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     CHICAGO –– A former boyfriend of a Chicago woman found dead last week was arrested on a misdemeanor charge, authorities said.

Reginald Potts, 30, an ex–boyfriend of Nailah Franklin, was arrested Friday after he allegedly threatened a gas station attendant in downtown Chicago.

Police s >>>


      DECK STACKED AGAINST PHILLY CASINO FOES
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     PM PHILADELPHIA –– Surging gun violence never got Kathy O‘Neill to think about moving her family out of Philadelphia. Neither did an ever–struggling school system.

Only when plans popped up for two towering casinos _ one just blocks from her South Philadelphia home _ did O‘Neill an >>>


      EL SALVADOR FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN CALIF.
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     LOS ANGELES –– A former lawmaker from El Salvador wanted in his country on money laundering charges was arrested Friday in Southern California, authorities said.

Roberto Carlos Silva–Pereira, 33, who has been sought since he was charged in March in the Central American country, was arrested at >>>


      EPA OKS 1–YEAR USE OF PESTICIDE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     –– The Environmental Protection Agency gave the go–ahead for one–year use of a new agricultural pesticide Friday, saying its own scientific review overrides health concerns expressed by more than 50 chemists and other scientists.

Methyl iodide, also known as iodomethane, will be allowed >>>


      EX–PM TO HEAD RUSSIAN FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     DUSHANBE (Reuters) – Former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov will be appointed head of the country‘s foreign intelligence service, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

Fradkov, 57, served as prime minister under Putin from 2004 until last month before being replaced by Viktor Zubkov in a >>>


      FEDERAL JUDGE STAYS WAR OBJECTOR TRIAL
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     TACOMA, Wash. –– A federal court judge has temporarily blocked a court–martial scheduled for an Iraq war objector based at Fort Lewis.

The second court–martial of Army 1st Lt. Ehren Watada had been scheduled to start Tuesday. The first ended in a mistrial in February when the judge said >>>


      FLORIDA POLICE FIND BODY OF BANK ROBBER
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     LAUDERHILL, Fla. –– Police believe they found the body of a man who had robbed a bank and shot a security guard on Friday, authorities said.

The body was found at an apartment complex where the suspect had fled after the robbery, Lauderhill police spokesman Rick Rocco said.

"The detect >>>


      GIULIANI BLAMES SPENDING FOR ‘06 LOSSES
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Republican presidential contenders on Friday scolded Congress for extravagant spending of tax dollars, and Rudy Giuliani blamed the issue for GOP losses in last year‘s elections.

"We lost control of Congress because we were just like the Democrats as far as spending is conce >>>


      GIULIANI CRITICIZES GOP ON SPENDING
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Republican presidential contenders on Friday scolded Congress for extravagant spending of tax dollars, and Rudy Giuliani blamed the issue for GOP losses in last year‘s elections.

"We lost control of Congress because we were just like the Democrats as far as spending is conce >>>


      GIULIANI RAPS CLINTON ON IRAQ, IRAN
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     ESTERO, Fla. –– Republican Rudy Giuliani said Saturday that Democratic presidential front–runner Hillary Clinton has not stated clear goals for dealing with the Iraq war and Iran‘s nuclear ambitions.

The former New York mayor also criticized Clinton‘s health insurance proposal and >>>


      HUNTER GUILTY IN HMONG‘S DEATH
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     MARINETTE, Wis. –– A jury on Friday found a white former sawmill worker guilty in the shooting and stabbing death of a Hmong immigrant with whom he crossed paths while both were hunting squirrels in the northern Wisconsin woods earlier this year.

The jury found James Nichols guilty of second–d >>>


      INCARCERATED PROSECUTOR COMMITS SUICIDE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     DETROIT –– A federal prosecutor from Florida accused of flying to Detroit last month to molest a 5–year–old girl committed suicide in his cell in federal prison Friday, authorities said.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John D.R. Atchison was found unresponsive, taken to a local hospital and pron >>>


      INCARCERATED PROSECUTOR COMMITS SUICIDE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     DETROIT –– A federal prosecutor from Florida accused of flying to Detroit last month to molest a 5–year–old girl committed suicide in his cell Friday in federal prison, authorities said.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John D.R. Atchison was found unresponsive, taken to a hospital and pronounced >>>


      LOVE BLOOMS IN WAL–MART AISLE
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     SPRINGFIELD, Ohio –– Attention Wal–Mart shoppers, wedding in lawn and garden. Employees Chet Eldridge and Danna Hornback tied the knot Thursday amid the retailer‘s flowers, shrubs and lawn chairs.

Eldridge, 51, an automotive manager, and Hornback, 45, an arts and crafts associate, met du >>>


      NATION IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     EPA Approves One–Year Use Of New Agricultural Pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency gave the go–ahead late Friday for one–year use of a new agricultural pesticide, saying its own scientific review overrides concerns expressed by more than 50 chemists and other scientists.

Methyl iodide >>>


      OBITUARIES IN THE NEWS
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     PM –– Alexandra Boulat PARIS (AP) _ French photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, whose photographs from Iraq, Afghanistan and the former Yugoslavia gave the world an intimate look at life in conflict zones, died Friday. She was 45.

Boulat‘s photo agency confirmed her death. Boulat, the daughter of >>>


      POLICE: CHARGES EXPECTED IN ATM KILLINGS
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     PHILADELPHIA –– A man brought in for questioning was expected to be charged overnight in connection with the robbery and slaying of two armored car guards, a newspaper reported.

"It‘s over. We‘re done," a police detective who declined to give his name told The Philadelphia Inqu >>>


      PROBE INTO TAINTED RICE ENDS
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     By Rick WeissWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, October 6, 2007; A02 More than 14 months after the Agriculture Department began an investigation into how the U.S. supply of long–grain rice became tainted with an unapproved genetically engineered variety –– an event that continues to disrupt U.S.
>>>


      R.I. GRAPPLES WITH FAULTY TEEN JAIL BILL
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     PROVIDENCE, R.I. –– When 17–year–old Dennys George was arrested this summer, allegedly for carrying 10 grams of crack cocaine, he was taken handcuffed and shackled to the state prison‘s high–security wing _ not a juvenile facility.

George said he was strip–searched and >>>


      REP. WILSON TO SEEK DOMENICI‘S N.M. SEAT
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –– Rep. Heather Wilson intends to seek the Senate seat being vacated in New Mexico by fellow Republican Pete Domenici, the Associated Press has learned.

Wilson made the decision Thursday after meeting with her family and notified her staff Friday morning. She was calling supporters >>>


      RESOLUTION ON ARMENIA GENOCIDE OPPOSED
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Turkish and American officials have been pressing lawmakers to reject a measure next week that would declare the World War I–era killings of Armenians a genocide.

On Friday, the issue reached the highest levels as President Bush and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan tal >>>


      RICE ISSUES NEW RULES FOR BLACKWATER
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– The State Department has issued new guidelines to rein in and monitor Blackwater USA, the private contractor that provides heavily armed security for U.S. diplomats serving in Baghdad.

Under orders issued by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, video cameras will be mounted in Blackwat >>>


      ROAD CLOSURES MAY SNARL TRAVEL
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     B03 Visitors to the Mall over the Columbus Day weekend might experience weekday–caliber gridlock, as several major roads will be closed for events.

Stretches of Pennsylvania Avenue and Independence Avenue and several surrounding roads will be closed today for the Whitman–Walker Clinic‘s AIDS W >>>


      ROMNEY IS HIS OWN BIGGEST CAMPAIGN DONOR
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Mitt Romney once said financing his own campaign would be a "nightmare." Writing checks, he said this week, is "painful." It doesn‘t seem to be stopping him. Romney is his presidential campaign‘s most generous supporter, lending $17.5 million from his personal fo >>>


      ROMNEY SWIPES AT REPUBLICAN FRONT–RUNNER GUILIANI
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scrambling to make up ground on his top rival, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took aim at front–runner Rudy Giuliani on Friday, accusing him of big–spending policies as New York‘s mayor.

"Big City, Big Spender," read a news release from the >>>


      SAM‘S CLUB BEEF RECALLED AFTER ILLNESSES
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     MINNEAPOLIS –– The Sam‘s Club warehouse chain has pulled a brand of ground beef patties from its shelves nationwide after four children who ate the food, produced by Cargill Inc., developed E. coli illness.

Cargill on Friday asked customers to return any remaining patties purchased after Aug. >>>


      SMALL–TOWN INSPIRATION
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     By J. Freedom du LacWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, October 6, 2007; C01 GLEN DALE, W.Va. Home, for country–music star Brad Paisley, is where the signs are.

For instance, there‘s the one with the guitar on it that‘s posted alongside Route 2, in the northernmost part of this tiny Ohio Riv >>>


      TESTS HELP MUTT OWNERS FIND IDENTITY
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     LINCOLN, Neb. –– Rascal‘s mom looked like Lassie. And his dad? Well, that‘s a good question. Rascal‘s ears make it clear that he was the product of something besides a collie, but his owners couldn‘t say exactly what. So Kathie Svoboda of Lincoln dabbed a swab in her pet‘s mouth >>>


      BEFORE THE STORM CLOUDS, NOTHING BUT ‘BLUE SKIES‘
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     C01 Lynne Cheney wants time to stand still. Not now, not in this present tense of bloodshed and bile, where she is the stalwart wife of a vice president vilified as a warmonger. She wants the past back, she wants then.

Which is why her new memoir stops in 1'5', when Lynne Cheney was just graduating from >>>


      DEMOCRAT, REPUBLICAN GANG UP ON INCUMBENT
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     CEDARBURG, Wis. –– Explanations are required when you are a conservative Republican, your friend is a Democrat, and you tell people you are running a joint campaign to unseat Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (Wis.), one of the longest–serving Republicans in Congress and the very definition of an entrenc >>>


      FORT HUNT‘S QUIET MEN BREAK SILENCE ON WWII
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     By Petula DvorakWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, October 6, 2007; A01 For six decades, they held their silence.

The group of World War II veterans kept a military code and the decorum of their generation, telling virtually no one of their top–secret work interrogating Nazi prisoners of war at Fort Hu >>>


      GUANTANAMO PROSECUTOR QUITS POST, PENTAGON SAYS
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     WASHINGTON – The U.S. military‘s chief prosecutor for the Guantanamo war crimes trials has resigned, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Air Force Col. Moe Davis asked to be moved to another post after the Pentagon rejected his complaint that another official should not be supervising his work, Pentagon sp >>>


      LOOKING PAST THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     By Perry Bacon Jr.Washington Post Staff WriterSaturday, October 6, 2007; A01 CORALVILLE, Iowa –– In a campaign swing through Iowa this week, former senator Fred D. Thompson told voters that Republicans need to look to their past to determine the party‘s future.

"I think back to 1'' >>>


      N.M. CONGRESSWOMAN TO SEEK SENATE SEAT
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –– Rep. Heather Wilson says she plans to run for the Senate seat being vacated in New Mexico by Pete Domenici, her fellow Republican and political mentor.

In her announcement Friday, Wilson praised Domenici and listed traditional Republican campaign themes of limited government, lo >>>


      AFGHAN SUICIDE ATTACK KILLS US SOLDIER
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     KABUL, Afghanistan –– A suicide car bomber attacked an American military convoy on the road to Kabul‘s airport on Saturday, killing a U.S. soldier and four Afghans and sending flames shooting into the sky, officials said.

The bombing _ on the sixth anniversary of the U.S.–led invasion of >>>


      AFGHANISTAN: BOMBER TARGETS US TROOPS
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     KABUL, Afghanistan –– A suicide car bomber attacked an American military convoy Saturday on Kabul‘s most dangerous road, killing at least one civilian and wounding seven others, an Afghan official said.

Two U.S. and two civilian vehicles were damaged in the attack, police said. Dozens of shops >>>


      BRITAIN‘S BROWN RULES OUT EARLY ELECTION
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     LONDON –– Prime Minister Gordon Brown has ruled out calling an early election in a bid to gain a stronger mandate for his government, his office said Saturday.

A spokesman said there would not be an election in the coming months, putting an end to weeks of speculation.

Opinion polls showed >>>


      BRITAIN‘S PRINCE WILLIAM IN PAPARAZZI ROW
      Washington Post, 06-10-2007
     LONDON (Reuters) – British tabloid newspapers opted not to publish paparazzi pictures of Prince William and his girlfriend Kate Middleton on Saturday after he complained they had been aggressively pursued by photographers.

William, second in line to the throne, said that paparazzi had chased the couple on >>>



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