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      GREEK CYPRIOT ‘WAS BEATEN’
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     A Greek–Cypriot smuggling suspect who died of a heart attack in Turkish–Cypriot custody had been beaten in detention, Cypriot state radio quoted a coroner as saying yesterday.

State coroner Eleni Antoniou said she had established that Stephis Stephanou,
64, was the «victim of a beating&raq >>>


      HARRY POTTER NOVEL...
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     Orestis Panagiotou/EPA A makeup artist puts the finishing touches on a young girl’s witch ensemble in a central Athens bookstore on Saturday as part of a campaign to promote the release of J.K. Rowling’s latest Harry Potter novel. The seventh, and final, volume of the British schoolboy’s adventures, ‘Harry Potter and th >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     EDUCATION PROTESTS Secondary school students to continue sit–ins until Friday Student groups decided yesterday to continue with sit–ins across the country until the end of the week in protest action aimed at convincing the government to up spending in the sector. Some 400 secondary schools across Greece have >>>


      KENYANS RULE IN MARATHON
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     Yiorgos Karahalis/REUTERS Kenya’s Hosea Kiptanui Kimutai crosses the finish line of the 25th Athens Classic Marathon to join his compatriot Benjamin Korir Kiprotich at Athens’s Panathenaic Stadium yesterday. Kiprotich won the race in 2 hours, 14 minutes,
40 seconds.

Kenyan runners dominated the annual Athen >>>


      PASOK PREPARES FOR BALLOT
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     With a week to go before PASOK socialists choose their next president, the party‘s three–day conference finished yesterday with repeated calls of unity that will «help them to topple the ruling conservatives.» Party President George Papandreou called on party members to «roll up their sleeves» and prepare fo >>>


      TENTH ATHENS BUS BURSTS INTO FLAMES
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     The Athens public bus company (ETHEL) has demanded an explanation from its supplier after a 10th vehicle burst into flames on Saturday while transporting passengers from the city’s airport to Syntagma.

None of the 15 passengers aboard the bus was injured as the driver evacuated them all quickly, on a slip road >>>


      THIS WEEK
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     Monday Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis visits London, where she will meet with her British counterpart David Miliband. To Wednesday.

Communist Party General Secretary Aleka Papariga attends the ninth meeting of communist and workers’ parties in Minsk, Belarus. To Thursday.

Transport Minister Costis Ha >>>


      TOUGHER CHECKS ON HOSPITAL SPENDING
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     The Finance Ministry will step up checks on the country’s costly hospital system in a bid to fight overspending and help meet tight fiscal goals, according to sources.

The Finance Ministry’s Special Investigation Service (SIS) will comb over hospital books after growing reports of employees fixing tender deals >>>


      UN SEEKS FYROM BREAK
      Kathimerin, 05-11-2007
     Athens, Skopje must clarify priorities, ease bilateral tensions, envoy says Athens and Skopje must clarify their priorities and defuse bilateral tensions before a compromise can be reached on their dispute over the official name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), UN mediator Matthew Nimetz said in an >>>


      A NEW YORK, LE MARATHON DES CULOTTÉS
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     ATHLETISME. Martin Lel, Paula Radcliffe et les autres... Tous des superhéros de la Grosse Pomme.

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      ALLUME LA TÉLÉ, QUE J‘APPRENNE MON VOC
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     APPRENTISSAGE. Contrairement aux apparences, la capacité ŕ gérer plusieurs tâches simultanément est moins grande chez un adolescent que chez un adulte.

Bon ŕ savoir ŕ l‘heure des devoirs. Anna Lietti Lundi 5 novembre 2007 La zone s‘appelle région frontale pola >>>


      ANALYSE. BONNE RETRAITE, STAN!
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Analyse: Stan O‘Neal, patron de Merrill Lynch, se retire avec 161,5 millions apr';s avoir fait perdre des milliards ŕ la banque d‘investissement. "Une récompense obsc';ne pour l‘échec", écrit le Wall Street Journal. Le Temps, lui, assistait par tél >>>


      AU CŚUR DES MARCHÉS. TOUT, TOUJOURS PLUS HAUT?
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Analyse. Bonne retraite, Stan! Kiosque. L‘éthanol dans la formule 1 Questions ŕ Alexandre Col et Jean Golinelli. «L‘immobilier résidentiel et commercial de qualité n‘a baissé nulle part» FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Tout, toujours plus haut?

Au c >>>


      AU TCHAD, SARKOZY DONNE UNE NOUVELLE LE'';ON DE POLITIQUE SPECTACLE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     AFRIQUE. Le président a obtenu la libération de trois journalistes et quatre hôtesses de l‘air détenus dans l‘affaire de L‘Arche de Zoé.

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      CANDIDE. UN PETIT COIN DE SICILE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
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      CHARLES FAVRE, LES ÉCONOMIES EN TĘTE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Marco Danesi Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Ministre des finances cantonales, de 1''6 ŕ 2002, il a vécu la période de l‘endettement, des déficits et de la crise de la Banque Cantonale Vaudoise.

Sauvée in extremis par une recapitalisation massive aux frais de l‘Etat. En qu >>>


      CHRISTOPH BLOCHER VEUT MUSELER SES «ENNEMIS» DANS L‘ADMINISTRATION FÉDÉRALE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     L´intérieur du pavillon suisse ŕ l´Exposition universelle d´Aichi, au Japon en 2005. Présence suisse est clairement visée par Christoph Blocher. Photo: Keystone IMAGE. Le ministre n‘a pas apprécié la façon dont la presse internationale a rendu compte de la campagne >>>


      CHRISTOPH BLOCHER. FAUT–IL LE RÉÉLIRE AU CONSEIL FÉDÉRAL?
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Christoph Blocher. Marco Danesi et Laurent Caspary Lundi 5 novembre 2007 – Allez–vous voter pour Christoph Blocher le 12 décembre?

Guy Parmelin: J‘ai voté pour lui en 2003 et je voterai pour lui le 12 décembre. J‘estime qu‘il a parfaitement rempli son mandat. Charles >>>


      DEUXIČME TOUR. LA GAUCHE ASPIRE Ŕ DEUX SIČGES
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Deuxi';me tour. Marco Danesi et Laurent Caspary Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Le Temps: Ecologie libérale appelle ŕ voter pour la liste du centre droit, n‘est–ce pas étonnant ? En męme temps, le PDC incite ses électeurs ŕ porter leurs suffrages sur le ticket de gauche.

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      DROITE ET GAUCHE VAUDOISES DANS UN CHOC FRONTAL
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Luc Recordon et Géraldine Savary, candidats vert et socialiste au Conseil des Etats. Photo: Pierre–Antoine Grisoni / Strates • Un radical et un UDC d‘un côté. Une socialiste et un Vert de l‘autre.

La bataille pour deux si';ges au Conseil des Etats fait rage. • Entre cont >>>


      DU NOUVEAU DANS LA FINANCE. QUELS ÉLÉMENTS PRENDRE EN COMPTE POUR INVESTIR DANS LES «COMMODITY CURRENCIES»?
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Vidéos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebA >>>


      DUEL SERRÉ Ŕ LA PRÉSIDENCE GUATÉMALTČQUE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     GUATEMALA. Apr';s une campagne violente. Jean–Michel Caroit, Saint–Domingue, Le Monde Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Pour les Guatémalt';ques, le second tour de l‘élection présidentielle, dimanche, se présente comme un choix entre la mano dura (main de fer) de l‘ancien >>>


      DÉCELER ET CORRIGER LES ERREURS CLASSIQUES DES INVESTISSEURS
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     FINANCE COMPORTEMENTALE. Une discipline de la finance analyse le comportement souvent irrationnel des acteurs.

Philipp Martin et Denisa Hybler, Portfolio & Investment Consulting, Clariden Leu, Head Structured Advisory, Clariden Leu Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Réunissant constatations psychologiques et é >>>


      ELOGE DE L‘AMITIÉ AU PAYS DES OMBRES
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Serge Merlin, en solo, bouleverse au Théâtre de Vidy. Photo: Mario Del Curto THEATRE. Serge Merlin gronde en solitaire sur un texte méchant de Thomas Bernhard.

Un solo coup de fouet qui bouleverse au Théâtre de Vidy. Alexandre Demidoff Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Le théâtre, c&lsquo >>>


      EN SUISSE, LES FACTURES SUR PAPIER TUENT 500‘000 ARBRES PAR AN
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Au cśur des marchés. Tout, toujours plus haut? Analyse. Bonne retraite, Stan! Kiosque. L‘éthanol dans la formule 1 Questions ŕ Alexandre Col et Jean Golinelli. «L‘immobilier résidentiel et commercial de qualité n‘a baissé nulle part» FINANCE Le Temps I Fin >>>


      ETRANGERS, SÉCURITÉ. ENTRE RÉPRESSION ET INTÉGRATION
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Etrangers, sécurité. Marco Danesi et Laurent Caspary Lundi 5 novembre 2007 – Que compte faire la gauche sur ces questions exploitées par l‘UDC?

Luc Recordon: Le probl';me de la gauche est de réussir ŕ obtenir les moyens de concrétiser ses propositions. Car il ne >>>


      FISCALITÉ. QUELLES LIMITES Ŕ LA CONCURRENCE?
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Fiscalité. Marco Danesi et Laurent Caspary Lundi 5 novembre 2007 – La famille Bertarelli quitte le canton de Vaud pour s‘établir dans l‘Oberland bernois, la concurrence fiscale entre cantons reste ŕ l‘ordre du jour.

Charles Favre: Si en Suisse les impôts sont en g >>>


      GESTION DE FORTUNE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Chaque mois, «Le Temps» consacre une page ŕ la gestion de fortune, centrée sur les produits structurés. L‘investisseur y trouvera les derni';res nouveautés et les th';mes les plus discutés, ainsi qu‘un article pédagogique de la banque Clariden Leu sur >>>


      GUY PARMELIN, DANS LE SILLAGE DE BLOCHER
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Marco Danesi Lundi 5 novembre 2007 En une législature ŕ Berne, le maître agriculteur–viticulteur de Bursins, sur La Côte, a retourné son image d‘agrarien UDC modéré. «Il aurait pu faire un bon radical», observent des connaisseurs de la politique cantonale.
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      GÉRALDINE SAVARY, POLITIQUE ET GLAMOUR
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Marco Danesi Lundi 5 novembre 2007 D‘aucun l‘ont comparée ŕ Ségol';ne Royal. D‘autres doutaient de ses capacités ŕ s‘imposer ŕ Berne. En quatre ans, depuis son élection au Conseil national, elle a su sortir de l‘ombre de Pierre–Yves Maillard, >>>


      KIOSQUE. L‘ÉTHANOL DANS LA FORMULE 1
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Kiosque: Freedom from oil. How the next president can end the United States‘ oil addiction. David Sandalow, Mc Graw Hill, 250 pages.

Emmanuel Garessus Lundi 5 novembre 2007 On se délecte de lire un ouvrage de 1200 pages dans la lignée de L‘Os ŕ moelle de Pierre Dac et de son cél& >>>


      L‘AGENDA DE LA SEMAINE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Le Temps Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Lundi 5 novembre Tribunal correctionnel de Lausanne: ouverture du proc';sdes malversations ŕ la Banque cantonale vaudoise (BCV (BCVN.S)) Réunion des syndicats Syna et Unia avec la Société suisse des entrepreneurs sur une possible reprise des négociations su >>>


      LA CHRONIQUE DU PRIVATE BANKER. ACTIONS Ŕ HAUT RENDEMENT: UNE STRATÉGIE PAYANTE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     La chronique du private banker. Tony Campione, Portfolio Manager, Merrill Lynch Bank (Suisse) Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Investir en obligations n‘est pas le seul moyen de générer un rendement.

Les actions payant des dividendes élevés permettent également d‘y parvenir. Privil >>>


      LA FRONTIČRE EMPOISONNÉE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Editorial. Sylvie Arsever Lundi 5 novembre 2007 On a beaucoup entendu cette question dans le débat sur la candidature turque: l‘Europe veut–elle avoir une fronti';re commune avec l‘Irak? Ce qui se passe aujourd‘hui sur cette fronti';re illustre de façon frappante les ris >>>


      LA SUISSE VEUT PROFITER DU BOOM ÉCONOMIQUE DANS LE GOLFE PERSIQUE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article La Suisse veut profiter du boom économique dans le golfe Persique Les ministres suisse et omanais de l´Economie, Doris Leutard et Ahmed Macki, signent un accord contre la double taxation. Photo: Keystone BILATERALES. La conseill';re fédérale Doris Leutha >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Stéphane Bonvin Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Les Vietnamiens sont toujours plus nombreux que les Vietnamiennes. Dans un pays imprégné d‘une tradition de préférence pour le sexe mâle, on compte désormais 110 naissances de garçons pour 100 naissances de filles – alors que les m >>>


      LAUSANNE HC, LE «QUINTÉ PLUS» QUI RAPPORTE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     HOCKEY SUR GLACE. LHC est de retour aux affaires, apr';s plusieurs saisons calamiteuses. Revue d‘effectifs de ces personnalités qui ont ramené le succ';s dans les entrailles de Malley.

Julien Caloz Lundi 5 novembre 2007 «Un de vos confr';res un jour m‘a dit qu >>>


      LE CAPITAL–INVESTISSEMENT EN SUISSE ROMANDE PEINE Ŕ PRENDRE SON ENVOL
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Une fiscalité «peu compétitive» Un vaste champ d‘interventions Du nouveau dans la finance. Quels éléments prendre en compte pour investir dans les «commodity currencies»?

La chronique du private banker. Actions ŕ haut rendement: une stratégie payante L >>>


      LES POMMIERS MALADES SČMENT LA DISCORDE
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     SAINT–GALL. La col';re gronde sous les arbres fruitiers de Suisse orientale, région touchée par le feu bactérien cette année. Le canton se retrouve confronté ŕ la fronde de certains agriculteurs, qui refusent d‘abattre leurs arbres.

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      LES SOCIALISTES ZURICHOIS DISCUTENT DE CRIMINALITÉ DES JEUNES
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     ZURICH. Martin Killias, criminologue socialiste, se réjouit du débat. Catherine Cossy Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Les socialistes zurichois remettent la criminalité des jeunes sur le tapis.

Un th';me controversé au sein męme du parti, mais un th';me porteur, puisqu‘il a >>>


      LUC RECORDON, L‘ART DU RÉSEAU
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Marco Danesi Lundi 5 novembre 2007 L‘écolo de 52 ans est partout. Avocat, municipal ŕ Jouxtens–Mézery, il court les associations: Avdems (Association vaudoise d‘établissements médico–sociaux), Asloca, ATE, la liste est longue. Il est membre également du conseil d&lsq >>>


      PKK: LA TURQUIE BRANDIT TOUJOURS LA MENACE D‘ENTRER EN IRAK
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     CONFLIT. Le premier ministre turc veut obtenir des garanties de Washington. Le Temps Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Les soldats turcs qui avaient été enlevés par des rebelles du PKK ont fait leur retour dans leurs casernes, au lendemain de la conférence d‘Istanbul.

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      QUAND LES RAVUSSIN FONT TANGUER LE PONTON
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Groupama 2, l´embarcation de St';ve Ravusin Photo: Thierry Martinez VOILE. Soixante bateaux ont entamé la Transat Jacques–Vabre, du Havre jusqu‘ŕ Salvador de Bahia. Un coup d‘envoi en deux temps avec Stamm–Cariou samedi en monocoques et les duos St';ve Ravussin&ndas >>>


      QUESTIONS Ŕ ALEXANDRE COL ET JEAN GOLINELLI. «L‘IMMOBILIER RÉSIDENTIEL ET COMMERCIAL DE QUALITÉ N‘A BAISSÉ NULLE PART»
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Fiche signalétique FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article «L‘immobilier résidentiel et commercial de qualité n‘a baissé nulle part» Questions ŕ Alexandre Col et Jean Golinelli, respectivement responsable du département fonds de la Banque privée Edmond de Rothschil >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. MARIAGE, LE COMPTE Ŕ REBOURS
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
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      SOLDATS TURCS LIBÉRÉS: MESSAGE DU PKK POUR UNE «SOLUTION PACIFIQUE»
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Des soldats turcs en patrouille dans la province de Sirnak ŕ la fronti';re turco–irakienne. Photo: Keystone TURQUIE. Les rebelles séparatistes du Parti des travailleurs du Kurdistan ont libéré les huit soldats capturés il y a quinze jours, au moment oů on tente de dissuader An >>>


      TRANSPORTS. LA TROISIČME VOIE AVANT LE GOTHARD
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Etrangers, sécurité. Entre répression et intégration Fiscalité. Quelles limites ŕ la concurrence?

Luc Recordon, l‘art du réseau Géraldine Savary, politique et glamour Charles Favre, les économies en tęte Guy Parmelin, dans le sillage de Blocher TEMPS FORT >>>


      UN MANUEL COMPARE DIEU Ŕ DARWIN
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     ECOLE. Un livre scolaire bernois soupçonné de valoriser le créationnisme. La lecture de ce texte (1530 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      UN SECTEUR SOUS LA LOUPE. L‘ÉDUCATION DES «TUEUSES»
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     Un secteur sous la loupe. P. Boyer Barresi, CFA Analyste Santé, Bordier & Cie Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Les maladies auto–immunes pourraient avoir trouvé une solution. Ce type de pathologies conduit ŕ une réaction immunitaire tr';s agressive et auto–destructive envers un tissu par >>>


      ZAPPROPOS. DE KAAMELOTT Ŕ GROLAND, LES POTACHES S‘ÉCLATENT
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
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      «ALLONGER LA DURÉE DE VIE DE LA STATION SPATIALE EST ENVISAGEABLE»
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     ESPACE. L‘administrateur assistant de la NASA, de passage ŕ Gen';ve, évoque les collaborations dans le domaine de l‘exploration spatiale.

Olivier Dessibourg Lundi 5 novembre 2007 «Collaborons!» Voilŕ le souhait exprimé par Michael Griffin lorsqu‘il é >>>


      «LE PRÉSIDENT MUSHARRAF A PRIS LE PAKISTAN EN OTAGE. CELA NE DURERA PAS»
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     ASIE DU SUD. L‘état d‘urgence, décrété samedi, a été défié par des manifestants. Le président de la Cour supręme évincé. Nadia Blétry et Eric de Lavar';ne, Islamabad Lundi 5 novembre 2007 «C‘est la pire des solutions pour Pe >>>


      «SALAIRES EXCESSIFS» ET FISC
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     L‘avis de l‘expert. Claude Charmillot, expert fiscal diplômé c.charmillot@g–po.com Lundi 5 novembre 2007 Depuis quelque temps, les «salaires excessifs» de certains dirigeants d‘entreprise sont de notoriété publique et font l‘objet de discussions, voire de d&# >>>


      «UNE RÉVOLUTION COMPARABLE Ŕ CELLE DE 1848»
      Le Temps, 05-11-2007
     NEUCHATEL. Dans son rapport «Un canton, une vision», le Conseil d‘Etat se projette en 2047. Pour Bernard Soguel, conseiller d‘Etat, il s‘agit de faire prendre conscience ŕ la population «des chamboulements ŕ venir» sur le front de la politique régionale. Entretien >>>


      ‘MOCKINGBIRD‘ AUTHOR, BLACK LEADER WIN U.S. MEDALS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush awarded the highest U.S. civilian honor on Monday to two figures in the push for racial equality: former NAACP leader Benjamin Hooks and "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee.

Hooks and Lee received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White >>>


      11 DETAINEES RETURNED TO HOME NATIONS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     A group of 11 detainees who had been held at the U.S. military detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to the custody of their home countries in recent days, according to the Defense Department.

Department officials said yesterday that eight detainees were transferred to Afghanistan an >>>


      AD: BREAST MILK FOR $200 OR BEST OFFER
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa –– A woman who doesn‘t want her breast milk to go to waste has taken out a newspaper ad in hopes of selling it.

Martha Heller, 22, took out an ad in The Gazette newspaper offering 100 ounces of her breast milk for $200 or the best offer.

Heller said her freezer is o >>>


      AP NEWS ALERT
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     LAS VEGAS –– A former pawn shop owner accused of killing his wife and shooting the judge handling their bitter divorce has agreed to a plea deal.
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      BAYER STOPS SALES OF TRASYLOL GLOBALLY
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     5, 2007; 11:02 AM WASHINGTON –– Under government pressure, Bayer AG said Monday it halted worldwide sales of its antibleeding drug Trasylol after a Canadian clinical study found it could be linked to a higher risk of death than other drugs.

The Food and Drug Administration asked the company to stop >>>


      BAYER TO SUSPEND SALES OF DRUG USED IN HEART SURGERY
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     AM The Food and Drug Administration today announced that Bayer Pharmaceuticals had agreed to suspend the sale of a drug widely used to control bleeding during heart surgery after a study found that patients receiving the medication were at increased risk of dying.

Bayer agreed to stop selling Trasylol until the >>>


      BUSH‘S FAITH IN MUSHARRAF TESTED
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush says he gains influence with world leaders by building personal relations with them. Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf got a dose of that diplomacy at the White House last fall, when Bush hailed him as a friend and a voice of moderation.

"The president is a stron >>>


      BUSH PRESENTS MEDALS OF FREEDOM
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush on Monday presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation‘s highest civilian award, to recognize contributions in science, the arts, literature and the cause of peace and freedom.

"Each of them, by effort and by character, has earned the respect of the >>>


      CHINA, U.S. AGREE ON DEFENSE HOTLINE AS GATES VISITS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States agreed on Monday to open a military hotline as U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates held talks in Beijing aimed at strengthening ties overshadowed by years of mistrust.

Chinese Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan said the two countries had directed technical exper >>>


      COMET BURNS BRIGHT, ATTRACTS GAZERS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     KNOXVILLE, Tenn. –– A comet that unexpectedly brightened in the last couple of weeks and is now visible to the naked eye is attracting professional and amateur interest.

Paul Lewis, director of astronomy outreach at the University of Tennessee, is drawing students to the roof of the Nielsen Physics >>>


      COMPLAINTS IN FOUR–PART HARMONY
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     CHICAGO –– From bad dates, to people who chew gum too loudly, to global warming, no complaint is too ridiculous _ or too sublime _ for the international complaints–choir movement.

Now, it‘s reached the United States, thanks to a couple from Finland out to combat the persistent American b >>>


      COUPLE FROM HELL WIN HALLOWEEN LOTTERY
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     HELL, Mich. –– Life in Hell just got a little easier for John and Sue Wilson. The couple, who live in the unincorporated town 45 miles west of Detroit, were blessed with a $115,001 windfall from the Michigan Lottery.

They won the big prize in the Fantasy 5 drawing held Wednesday _ that is, Halloween >>>


      DOCTOR QUESTIONS POLITICS IN INDICTMENT
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     PITTSBURGH –– A nationally renowned medical examiner has asked a federal judge to determine whether an 84–count indictment against him was politically motivated.

Congressional Democrats have spotlighted former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht‘s prosecution on charges of theft, ma >>>


      EDWARDS FAULTS CLINTON ON FOREIGN POLICY
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     IOWA CITY, Iowa –– Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards on Monday accused rival Hillary Rodham Clinton of a two–faced foreign policy and argued that she is failing to do enough to stop what he called President Bush‘s march to war with Iran.

"Senator Clinton is voting like >>>


      FEMINISTS WEIGH VOTE FOR CLINTON
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WELLESLEY, Massachusetts (Reuters) – Many American women are excited about Democrat Hillary Clinton‘s ground–breaking bid for the White House, but feminists warn she can‘t count on them just because she‘s a woman.

They said tens of millions of women are more concerned about selecti >>>


      GIULIANI WORKS QUIETLY IN N.H., IOWA
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Rudy Giuliani, a GOP moderate on social issues, is quietly trying to sell himself to Iowa and New Hampshire voters as a conservative on fiscal and security matters with an under–the–radar campaign of direct mail and radio ads.

His fliers contend he "cut more taxes than >>>


      IRAQ VET LOSES 3 KIDS IN CAR WRECK
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     DALLAS –– All three young children of a wounded Iraq veteran and his wife have died following a car accident that happened on their way to visit their father in a hospital.

Three weeks after his two siblings died in the Oct. 13 accident, '–year–old Tyler Johnson died Saturday at Chil >>>


      MAN PLEADS IN NEV. COURTHOUSE SHOOTING
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     LAS VEGAS –– A man accused of killing his wife and shooting the judge who was handling their bitter divorce reached a plea deal Monday, bringing an abrupt end to his trial.

Darren Mack, 46, pleaded guilty to first–degree murder and entered an Alford plea to a charge of attempted murder.
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      NATION IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     Discovery‘s Mission Ends With a Tearful Goodbye CAPE CANAVERAL –– Still on "a major high" from their successful solar–panel repair, the 10 astronauts aboard the linked shuttle Discovery and international space station cried as they hugged goodbye Sunday and closed the door between the t >>>


      NEW STUDY GIVES HOVERING COLLEGE PARENTS EXTRA CREDIT
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     Despite the negative reputation of "helicopter parents," those moms and dads who hover over children in college and swoop into their academic affairs appear to be doing plenty of good.

That‘s the conclusion of one of the nation‘s most respected college surveys in a report, to be released t >>>


      OIL‘S RECENT RISE NOT AS FAMILIAR AS IT LOOKS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     By Steven MufsonWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, November 5, 2007; A01 After a week of new records for crude oil prices, the question is: How high can they go?

In the past 10 weeks, the price of crude oil has shot up $25 a barrel, closing at $'5.'3 in New York on Friday, near an all–time inflat >>>


      PRANK LEAVES POLICE OVERRUN BY GNOMES
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     SPRINGFIELD, Ore. –– A number of gnomes and other creatures have taken sanctuary at the Springfield police station.

As part of a prank, somebody stole 75 lawn ornaments from around town and placed them meticulously on and around the lawn of one house on Oct. 17, police said.

Among the figur >>>


      SCHOOL SAYS STUDENT SHOT SELF
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     RIVER RIDGE, La. –– A student shot himself in a suicide attempt outside the gym of a private school in a New Orleans suburb Monday morning, officials said.

No information was released on the male student‘s condition. Bob Eutsler, spokesman for John Curtis Christian School in River Ridge, says >>>


      SERVICE FOR TOT FOUND IN BOX ON BEACH
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     TIKI ISLAND, Texas –– Residents held a memorial service for "Baby Grace," a young girl whose remains were discovered inside a storage box that washed ashore on Galveston Bay.

The toddler, found by a fisherman a week ago, remains unidentified despite hundreds of tips that have come from aro >>>


      SHUTTLE PREPARES TO UNDOCK FROM STATION
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     AM HOUSTON –– After a week and a half of intense and unprecedented work, the astronauts aboard shuttle Discovery prepared Monday to undock from the international space station and start heading home.

Discovery‘s crew arrived at the orbiting outpost on Oct. 25 and quickly accomplished the ambit >>>


      SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY ENDS 11–DAY STAY AT STATION
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     HOUSTON (Reuters) – Space shuttle Discovery undocked from the International Space Station on Monday to end an eventful 11–day stay that included delivery of a new room for the space outpost and a risky repair to a power–producing solar panel.

Discovery, with pilot George Zamka at the helm, gen >>>


      SPECTER SAYS HE WILL BACK AG NOMINEE
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WASHINGTON –– The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday he is bothered by Michael Mukasey‘s refusal to say whether waterboarding is torture but will support his nomination for attorney general anyway.

Sen. Arlen Specter, R–Pa., joins two key Senate Democrats in say >>>


      SURVEY EYES HOVERING COLLEGE PARENTS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     –– College administrators grumble about the rise of "helicopter parents," moms and dads who keep hovering over the lives of their children even after they leave for college.

But helicopter parents aren‘t just hovering. They‘re swooping down in attack mode.

Nearly 40 pe >>>


      TODAY IN HISTORY – NOV. 5
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     AM –– Today is Monday, Nov. 5, the 30'th day of 2007. There are 56 days left in the year.

Today‘s Highlight in History: On Nov. 5, 1605, the "Gunpowder Plot" failed as Guy Fawkes was seized before he could blow up the English Parliament.

On this date: In 1857, muckraking >>>


      U.S. URGES PAKISTAN TO END MEDIA CURBS, FREE DETAINEES
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The United States embassy in Islamabad said it was "gravely concerned" by the curbs placed on Pakistani media and detentions of lawyers, politicians and rights activists following the imposition of emergency rule.

"We urge the government of Pakistan to quickly lift the >>>


      VIDEO SHOWS TEENS VANDALIZING FLA. POND
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     PALM HARBOR, Fla. –– Two 17–year–old boys face felony animal cruelty charges after a security video caught two suspects apparently vandalizing a koi fish pond with dishwashing detergent, authorities said.

Deputies were called early Sunday after the residential pond was found filled with >>>


      AN UNLIKELY PARTNERSHIP LEFT BEHIND
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     It felt familiar, as if the past five years had not happened –– the Republican president and the Democratic senator together again, plotting ways to reshape the nation‘s education system. As they sat in the Oval Office that day back in January, President Bush and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy put their schism >>>


      AT FULL TILT ON THE ‘NEWS BIAS‘ MERRY–GO–ROUND
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     As an experience in vertigo, it‘s hard to beat sitting down with Bill O‘Reilly and Keith Olbermann in the space of 24 hours. The bitter cable rivals are both sharply critical of news organizations –– but appear to be living in parallel universes.

On his Fox News show, O‘Reilly rout >>>


      BOOK GIVES ANOTHER LOOK AT FORD‘S MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT CHENEY
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     He may have been his White House chief of staff in the 1'70s, but by 2004, former president Gerald R. Ford harbored serious reservations about whether Vice President Cheney should be kept on the ticket for reelection. According to a new book, senior Republican figures approached Ford about getting President Bush to >>>


      CAPITOL TO BUY OFFSETS IN BID TO GO GREEN
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     By Jonathan WeismanWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, November 5, 2007; A06 Daniel Beard, the House‘s chief administrative officer, will cut a taxpayer–funded check today for $8',000 to buy credits that will offset the impact of 30,000 tons of carbon belched into the atmosphere by the U.S. Capitol&lsquo >>>


      CONGRESS‘S UNUSED WAR POWERS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     Americans are wondering, with the lassitude of uninvolved spectators, whether the president will initiate a war with Iran. Some Democratic presidential candidates worry, or purport to, that he might claim an authorization for war in a Senate resolution labeling an Iranian Revolutionary Guard unit a terrorist organizatio >>>


      EDWARDS EMPHASIZES LACK OF CORPORATE FUNDING TIES
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     Former senator John Edwards (N.C.) continued to swing hard at the Democratic front–runner, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.), saying: "I think she operates within a corrupt system and defends it. . . . And it‘s not okay.

And it‘s costing America." On ABC‘s "This Week,&quo >>>


      EMILY‘S LIST SUPPORTS REP. WYNN‘S CHALLENGER
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     By Rosalind S. HeldermanWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, November 4,
2007; C04 Emily‘s List, which calls itself the country‘s largest political action committee, has endorsed lawyer Donna F. Edwards for the Democratic nomination in Maryland‘s 4th Congressional District against incumbent Rep. Alb >>>


      EVANGELICAL DEMOCRAT STIRS THE POT IN MISS.
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     A03 JACKSON, Miss. –– A wealthy evangelical Christian, John Arthur Eaves Jr., is running a campaign for governor that is rife with what Jesus might do.

He talks about banishing "the money changers" from state politics and about a health–care proposal focusing on the "least among >>>


      HOUSE COMMITTEE PRESSES BUSH ON SUBPOENAS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     12:3' PM The House Judiciary Committee sent a final warning to the White House today to provide Democrats with access to disputed documents and testimony a move that pushed the House closer to a vote on contempt citations for two administration officials.

In a letter to White House Counsel Fred F. Fielding, >>>


      HOUSE PRESSES BUSH ON SUBPOENAS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     WASHINGTON –– House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers exhorted the White House Monday to comply with subpoenas of President Bush‘s key confidants in connection with a probe of U.S. attorney firings.

In so doing, the Michigan Democrat raised the specter of a House floor vote by Thanksgi >>>


      NO CLEAR FRONT–RUNNER FOR GOP NOMINATION, POLL FINDS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     4, 2007; 5:51 PM For the first time in nearly 30 years, there is no breakaway front–runner for the Republican nomination as the first votes of Campaign 2008 loom, and a new Washington Post–ABC News poll underscores how open the GOP race remains.

Former New York City mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani maintai >>>


      POLLS AND POWER IN SIGHT, PARTIES TRY TO RALLY VOTERS
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     5, 2007; B01 NORFOLK, Nov. 4 –– Gov. Timothy M. Kaine went door–to–door looking for votes for Democratic candidates Sunday as top Republicans gathered for a hoedown during the final push of the most expensive campaign in history for control of the Virginia General Assembly.

With the seat >>>


      THOMPSON CALLS KEY FUNDRAISER ‘GOOD MAN‘
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     By Matthew MoskWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, November 4, 2007; 3:23 PM Republican presidential candidate Fred D. Thompson said today he wishes one of his key fundraisers had told him earlier about past drug trafficking and bookmaking arrests because, even though they occurred two decades ago, "nothing is ever >>>


      2' DEAD IN ARGENTINE PRISON FIRE
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     BUENOS AIRES, Argentina –– A fire apparently set as part of an escape attempt swept through an Argentine prison cellblock and killed at least 2' inmates, authorities said Monday.

The fire broke out late Sunday in one of the cellblock complexes of a maximum security prison for men in the central >>>


      7 EUROPEANS FREED IN CHAD KIDNAP CASE
      Washington Post, 05-11-2007
     N‘DJAMENA, Chad –– Seven Europeans among 17 detained for over a week in an alleged attempt to kidnap 103 African children were released Sunday and left the country with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

It was the second time since taking office in May that the French leader has intervened in >>>



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