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      2 DEAD, 2 CRITICAL IN ATLANTA BUS WRECK
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     ATLANTA –– A bus hit a median wall and utility poles on Interstate 85 near downtown, killing two people and critically injuring two others, police said.

The driver struck a median wall at about 6:30 p.m. and the steering parts underneath the bus broke, police spokesman Eric Schwartz said. The bus, w >>>


      ALL–ABOUT–ME CLINTON NOW ABOUT ‘HER‘
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Love him or hate him, anybody who‘s followed Bill Clinton‘s career knows it‘s always been about him _ as in No. 1 or "me," "my" and "I." Now it‘s about her.

Considered by friends to be as self–absorbed as he is brilliant, the >>>


      FAST–MOVING WILDFIRE KILLS 3 IN UTAH
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     NEOLA, Utah –– As a fast–moving wildfire burned through a hay field, a man and his father who were working there told the man‘s 11–year–old son to run, a witness said.

The boy escaped the fire, which had suddenly changed direction, but 43–year–old Tracy Houston an >>>


      INDIAN NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS TO MONITOR USS NIMITZ
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     CHENNAI, India (Reuters) – An Indian Navy ship equipped with a radiation–monitoring laboratory will keep watch on the American nuclear–powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz when it comes calling at the southern port of Chennai on Monday.

The first ever Indian port call by a U.S. aircraft carrier >>>


      KEY TO A GOOD MARRIAGE? SHARE HOUSEWORK.
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     NEW YORK –– The percentage of Americans who consider children "very important" to a successful marriage has dropped sharply since 1''0, and more now cite the sharing of household chores as pivotal, according to a sweeping new survey.

The Pew Research Center survey on marriage and p >>>


      MAN BEATS PEACOCK HE SAYS WAS VAMPIRE
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     NEW YORK –– A peacock that roamed into a fast–food restaurant parking lot was attacked by man who vilified the bird as a vampire, animal–control authorities said.

Beaten so fiercely that most of his tail feathers fell out, the bird was euthanized, said Richard Gentles, a spokesman for th >>>


      THE NATION‘S WEATHER
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     –– Forecasters predicted rain in the Southeast and southern Plains, falling temperatures in New England and sizzling heat in the Southwest on Sunday.

Showers and thunderstorms were expected in the Southeast and rain was expected in parts of the southern Plains.

Rain was also forecast for pa >>>


      BAT VIRUS NAME OFFENDS MALAYSIAN STATE
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –– The state of Melaka is upset that scientists have named a new bat–borne virus after it, news reports said Sunday.

Australian and Malaysian scientists announced last week they had discovered a new virus likely carried by bats that can cause respiratory illness in human >>>


      BRITAIN ON ‘CRITICAL‘ TERROR ALERT LEVEL
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     GLASGOW, Scotland –– Three terrorist suspects were in police custody Sunday and a fourth man was under guard in a hospital after a flaming jeep crashed into a Scottish airport and two car bomb plots were foiled in central London.

Meanwhile, authorities searched several homes near Glasgow Internation >>>


      BRITISH POLICE COMB HOUSES, ATTACK RISK "CRITICAL"
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     GLASGOW (Reuters) – British police searched houses near Scotland‘s second city Glasgow on Sunday after what they described as a terrorist attack on its airport that they linked to two failed car bombings in London.

Britain raised its security level to "critical" –– meaning the >>>


      HONG KONG MARKS HANDOVER ANNIVERSARY
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     HONG KONG –– Hong Kongers marked a decade of Chinese rule on Sunday with a colorful parade and a mass street protest to call for progress on democratic reform.

Several thousand pro–democracy protesters streamed through the city as they marched to the government‘s downtown headquarters fr >>>


      IRAQ‘S JUNE CIVILIAN DEATH TOLL DOWN SHARPLY
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The number of civilians killed in Iraq fell sharply in June to the lowest monthly total since a U.S.–backed security clampdown was launched in February, Iraqi government figures showed on Sunday.

The data, obtained from the ministries of interior, defense and health, showed 1,227 >>>


      ISRAEL TO RESUME PAYING TAX FUNDS TO ABBAS GOVT
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel will resume as early as Sunday the transfer of tax funds to the Palestinian government for the first time in 17 months to bolster President Mahmoud Abbas, officials said.

Senior Israeli and Palestinian officials said the tax money would be transferred to the emergency governme >>>


      ISRAEL TO TRANSFER FUNDS TO ABBAS GOV‘T
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     JERUSALEM –– In a gesture to the new Palestinian government, Israel will begin releasing some of the hundreds of millions of dollars in Palestinian tax money it has frozen for more than a year, Israeli officials said Sunday.

Miri Eisin, spokeswoman for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, said at least $50 m >>>


      LAOS DAM SETS HIGH BAR, BUT WILL OTHERS FOLLOW?
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     NAKAI PLATEAU, Laos (Reuters) – Two years from completion, the Nam Theun 2 dam being carved out of a jungle–clad corner of Laos has already set a high standard for future hydroelectric projects in the power–hungry region.

Now the question is will others follow its lead. Stretching 200 km (125 >>>


      RIGGED VEHICLE RAMS TERMINAL AT U.K. AIRPORT
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     By Mary Jordan and Craig WhitlockWashington Post Foreign ServiceSunday, July 1, 2007; 7:02 AM LONDON, June 30 –– Two men rammed a jeep into the entrance of the main terminal at Glasgow Airport on Saturday, sending a burst of flames into the air and terrifying bystanders. Authorities said the attack was linke >>>


      TAIWANESE DIRECTOR YANG DIES AT 5'
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     HONG KONG –– Edward Yang, who won best director in 2000 at the Cannes Film Festival and was known for his realistic portrayals of modern Taiwan, has died of complications from colon cancer, a film industry consultant said Sunday. He was 5'.

Yang died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Frida >>>


      U.S. DIPLOMAT MISSING IN CYPRUS
      Washington Post, 01-07-2007
     NICOSIA, Cyprus –– Police were searching for an American diplomat reported missing on the Mediterranean island, authorities said Sunday.

Thomas Mooney, 45, has not contacted the U.S. Embassy in three days, a police statement said.

Neither the police nor the embassy specified his role at the >>>


      ANALYSIS / ARE THE FLOUR MILLS A CARTEL?
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Ora Cohen Wheat prices jumped 30 percent in a few weeks to a 12–year high as a result of shrinking grain inventories around the world, and following news that in the U.S. – the world‘s largest wheat exporter – harvest delays were expected.

Also, the growing demand for wheat in China h >>>


      BUSINESS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
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Bookmark to del.icio.us Business in Brief Fuel prices rose this morning at midnight between yesterday and today for the sixth month in a row. The average price increase was 1.62 percent, and prices have risen 12.8 percent since the beginning of 2007. The price of >>>


      FLOUR MILLS RAISE PRICES BY 40 PERCENT
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Ora Coren The flour mills notified the bakeries over the last two weeks that they are raising flour prices by 35–40 percent starting today, July 1.

The sharp rise in prices is a result of the increase in world flour prices by 30 percent over the last month, as well as the rise in the dollar against the >>>


      RECYCLING OLD TIRES MANDATORY AS OF TODAY FOR IMPORTERS
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Lior Gutman The law requiring that used tires be recycled goes into effect today.

By law, tire manufacturers and importers now must collect used tires and recycle them.

Advertisement The manufacturers and importers will have to pay for collecting the tires from retailers, such as garages.

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      THE BOTTOM LINE / A BLOOD BATH IN THE NEWSPAPER BUSINESS
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
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Bookmark to del.icio.us The Bottom Line / A blood bath in the newspaper business By Sami Peretz The newspaper business in Israel hasn‘t seen such interest in years.

After a decade when papers only closed and readership levels continuously dropped, >>>


      DO COMPLAIN
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Haaretz Editorial "Don‘t complain. Don‘t turn to the authorities ... it won‘t help you at all. And if it‘s a public figure – forget about it for sure." These dismayed words of complainant A. at her press conference Thursday continue to resonate.

One can understand what >>>


      EVERY HEBREW WOMAN WILL KNOW
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Gideon Levy Another damaging player – the attorney general – has now bolstered the justice minister‘s campaign against the justice system. If Daniel Friedmann thinks the court system is flawed, Menachem Mazuz has made it irrelevant.

For the second time in his career, Mazuz flinched at the m >>>


      THE STATE WAS SAVED FROM AN INDECENT ACT
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Shahar Ilan Complainant A. is right: The system "gave up on her." Attorney General Menachem Mazuz even sacrificed her and her colleagues to some extent. He did this for the good of the country – or, in Mazuz‘s words, for the "public interest." And this was the proper thing to do. A. is >>>


      THE STRONG STANCE AGAINST SHALIT
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Zvi Bar‘el Would someone today agree to release Sheikh Ahmed Yassin from prison? Would it even occur to anyone to ask this question? The answer depends on which button is pressed in the time machine.

About 10 years ago, when Yassin was released from prison, the test of "blood on the hands" &n >>>


      ‘KATSAV MUST FULLY CONFESS‘
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Yuval Yoaz President Moshe Katsav could face a harsher indictment unless he unequivocally admits before the court to committing forcible indecent assault and sexual harassment, as stated in his current indictment, Katsav defense attorney Avigdor Feldman said in an interview with Haaretz yesterday.

Feldman de >>>


      20,000 RALLY AGAINST KATSAV PLEA, CALL ON ATTORNEY GENERAL TO QUIT
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Roni Singer–Heruti, Shahar Ilan and Yuval Yoaz Some 20,000 people gathered in Tel Aviv‘s Rabin Square last night to protest against the plea bargain that spared outgoing president Moshe Katsav from rape charges and possible jail time.

In the plea deal reached last Wednesday, the indictment agains >>>


      CIA DOCUMENTS REVEAL LEADS INTO ISRAELI ENVOY‘S 1'73 MURDER
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By The Associated Press In the early morning of July 1, 1'73, Col. Yosef Alon, a charismatic former fighter pilot who helped establish the Israeli Air Force, was gunned down in his suburban Maryland driveway. The case is still unsolved.

Many suspected that the 43–year–old diplomat was the target >>>


      FINAL RESTING PLACE / REMAINS OF MEDIC FOUND IN ESTONIAN MASS GRAVE TO BE BURIED IN ISRAEL
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Amiram Barkat At the height of World War II, Elena Varshavskaya, a 16–year–old Soviet Jew, concealed her age and enlisted in the Red Army to fight the Nazis.

She earned a Red Star medal of honor for her service as a medic, during which she treated hundreds of casualties, both soldiers and civilia >>>


      FLAMING CAR DRIVES INTO GLASGOW AIRPORT
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By The Associated Press A Jeep Cherokee trailing a cascade of flames rammed into Scotland‘s largest airport yesterday, shattering glass doors and stopping within meters of where holidaymakers were lined up at check–in counters. Two people were arrested – one of them on fire – and there were no re >>>


      KATSAV‘S TEAM GOT THE BEST OF THE PROSECUTION
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Yuval Yoaz, Roni Singer–Heruti and Jonathan Lis An offer in a phone conversation between Zion Amir, a member of outgoing president Moshe Katsav‘s defense team, and Raz Nizri, chief deputy to Attorney General Menachem Mazuz, caught the State Prosecutor‘s Office at a moment of major indecision.
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      LEBANON WAR CITATIONS / A SURPLUS OF HEROES
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Yossi Sarid Days turn into weeks, weeks become 12 months, and still the issue of citations for the combatants who served in the Second Lebanon War drags on. The army‘s top brass are now saying that it will be resolved after the commemoration and mourning services have come to an end. That‘s all the powers >>>


      MAZUZ MAY BE FORCED TO RELEASE ORIGINAL KATSAV DRAFT INDICTMENT
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Yuval Yoaz The Justice Ministry may be forced to release the January 23 draft indictment against outgoing president Moshe Katsav, citing the original charges Attorney General Menachem Mazuz had planned to include before Katsav‘s hearing and the subsequent plea bargain, a Justice Ministry official said yesterday >>>


      NEGOTIATOR MEETS WITH IMPRISONED HAMAS MEN
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Avi Issacharoff and Amos Harel The prime minister‘s coordinator for prisoners and MIAs, Ofer Dekel, met over the weekend with a number of senior Hamas members incarcerated in an Israeli prison, Palestinian sources told Haaretz. Among the prisoners are members of the senior Hamas leadership whose release Hamas i >>>


      NEWS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     The cabinet will not be discussing the release of 250 Fatah prisoners this week, despite Prime Minister Ehud Olmert‘s declaration at the recent Sharm el–Sheikh summit. Instead, the cabinet will be asked to approve the return to Jordan of four Jordanian prisoners, who would serve out their life sentences for >>>


      SECOND LEBANON WAR TO BE COMMEMORATED TOMORROW
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Amiram Barkat Mount Herzl in Jerusalem will see the first national commemoration ceremony for the victims of the Second Lebanon War tomorrow, which broke out one year ago. Several other ceremonies will be held in parallel in the North.

The ceremony rally in Jerusalem, which will be the central event, will co >>>


      THE VIEW IN KATSAV‘S HOME TOWN: A MARTYR OF SORTS
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Yuval Yoaz President Moshe Katsav‘s neighbors in Kiryat Malachi have no doubt about who is the good guy in his indictment for sexual offenses, which is expected to be handed down today. The residents of Raziel Street, near the Katsav home, have already acquitted him of wrongdoing and are treating him with warmt >>>


      U.S. FORCES RAID BAGHDAD SLUM; 26 IRAQIS KILLED
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Associated Press BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al–Maliki condemned a U.S. raid yesterday in Baghdad‘s Shi‘ite Sadr City slum in which American troops searching for Iranian–linked militants sparked a firefight that left 26 Iraqis dead.

The U.S. military said all those kille >>>


      UN‘S BAN: THREAT TO THE LIVES OF ABDUCTED IDF SOLDIERS IS INCREASING
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     By Yoav Stern and Shlomo Shamir NEW YORK – United Nations Secretary–General Ban Ki–moon expressed concern for the lives of the two Israeli soldiers abducted in Lebanon last summer.

Unfortunately, the situation is aggravated by Hezbollah‘s persistent refusal to provide a proof of life. Wo >>>


      WORLD NEWS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 01-07-2007
     Over 30 civilians were reported killed and dozens wounded yesterday in an air strike by foreign forces fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan‘s southern Helmand province, a regional official said. U.S. Air Force Major John Thomas added that after a long skirmish and under constant fire from the Taliban, troops of the >>>


      2 DEAD, 2 CRITICAL IN ATLANTA BUS WRECK
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 5:46 AM ATLANTA (AP) – A bus hit a median wall and utility poles on Interstate 85 near downtown, killing two people and critically injuring two others, police said.

The driver struck a median wall at about 6:30 p.m. and the steering parts underneath the bus broke, police spokesman Eric >>>


      2 DEAD, 2 CRITICAL IN BUS WRECK
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 4:46 AM ATLANTA (AP) – A bus hit a median wall and utility poles on Interstate 85 near downtown, killing two people and critically injuring two others, police said.

Police were investigating the accident, which happened just after 6:30 p.m., said spokesman Eric Schwartz.

Schar >>>


      3 DEAD IN UTAH WILDFIRE
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 1:01 AM AP Photo CAJC103, CAJC106 NEOLA, Utah (AP) – A fast–moving wildfire burning in eastern Utah killed three men who were working in a hay field, authorities said.

A 63–year–old man and his 43–year–old son were working in the field Friday afternoon whe >>>


      3 MEN DIE IN FAST–MOVING UTAH WILDFIRE
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 1:16 AM AP Photo CAJC103, CAJC106 NEOLA, Utah (AP) – A fast–moving wildfire burning in eastern Utah killed three men who were working in a hay field, authorities said.

A 63–year–old man and his 43–year–old son were working in the field Friday afternoon whe >>>


      AFGHANS: 62 TALIBAN, 45 CIVILIANS DEAD
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 ':31 AM By NOOR KHAN Associated Press Writer KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – An investigation into airstrikes that slammed into Afghan homes where Taliban fighters sought shelter found that 62 insurgents and 45 civilians were killed, two Afghan officials said Sunday.

An investigating >>>


      AFGHANS: 62 TALIBAN, 45 CIVILIANS KILLED
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 ':46 AM AP Photo HMD101, HMD103, HMD104 By NOOR KHAN Associated Press Writer KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – An investigation into airstrikes that slammed into Afghan homes where Taliban fighters sought shelter found that 62 insurgents and 45 civilians were killed, two Afghan officials said Su >>>


      AIRSTRIKES KILL 62 TALIBAN, 45 CIVILIANS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 ':31 AM AP Photo HMD101, HMD103, HMD104 By NOOR KHAN Associated Press Writer KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – An investigation into airstrikes that slammed into Afghan homes where Taliban fighters sought shelter found that 62 insurgents and 45 civilians were killed, two Afghan officials said Su >>>


      BAT VIRUS NAME OFFENDS MALAYSIAN STATE
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 6:31 AM KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – The state of Melaka is upset that scientists have named a new bat–borne virus after it, news reports said Sunday.

Australian and Malaysian scientists announced last week they had discovered a new virus likely carried by bats that can cause re >>>


      BRITAIN ON ‘CRITICAL‘ TERROR ALERT LEVEL
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 10:16 AM AP Photo LON816, XGLA103, LON825, LON218 By IAN STEWART Associated Press Writer GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) – Three terrorist suspects were in police custody Sunday and a fourth man was under guard in a hospital after a flaming jeep crashed into a Scottish airport and two car bomb plots wer >>>


      CLINTON SLAMS GOP RIVAL‘S CUBA REMARK
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 12:46 AM AP Photo FLRM101, NHJC101 By BETH FOUHY Associated Press Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Taking a swipe at a potential GOP presidential rival, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday criticized Fred Thompson for suggesting illegal Cuban immigrants pose a terrorist threat.
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      EVERYONE SHOWS ID FOR BEER IN TENN.
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 4:46 AM AP Photo TNJR602, TNJR601 By LUCAS L. JOHNSON II Associated Press Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Comer Wilson hasn‘t had to show his ID to buy beer in a while. Maybe it‘s the 66–year–old man‘s long white beard. Starting Sunday, gray hair won‘t be good >>>


      FLAMING SUV RAMS U.K. AIRPORT; 4 ARRESTS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 2:16 AM AP Photo LON815, LON816, LON218, XGLA101, BSD106 By IAN STEWART Associated Press Writer GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) – A Jeep Cherokee trailing a cascade of flames rammed into Glasgow‘s airport on Saturday, shattering glass doors just yards from passengers at the check–in counters >>>


      FLOODED–OUT TEXANS URGED TO LEAVE AGAIN
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 5:01 AM AP Photo WXS110, KSPIT103, KSIND103, KSPIT102, KSPIT101, KSIND101 WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) – Returning residents who had evacuated their home this week kept watch Saturday night on the Brazos River, which officials expected to swell again on Sunday after opening another flood gate at a n >>>


      FORMER PERUVIAN SOLDIER GETS 6 MONTHS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 4:46 AM MIAMI (AP) – A former Peruvian soldier convicted there in a 1'85 massacre of suspected guerrillas was sentenced to six months in federal prison for lying to U.S. officials to obtain a visa.

Telmo Ricardo Hurtado was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty in May in a deal with >>>


      GIULIANI SAYS BORDER SECURITY CRITICAL
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 1:46 AM AP Photo PAGP111, PAGP116 NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The car bomb scare in London and the attack Saturday at the Glasgow airport underscore the need for a strong immigration policy in the United States, Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani said Saturday.

Border security is cri >>>


      GLASGOW ATTACK SEEN TIED TO LONDON BOMBS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 2:16 AM AP Photo LON836, XGLA105, LON218, XGLA103 By IAN STEWART Associated Press Writer GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) – A Jeep Cherokee trailing a cascade of flames rammed into Glasgow‘s airport on Saturday, shattering glass doors just yards from passengers at the check–in counters. Polic >>>


      HONG KONG MARKS HAND–OVER ANNIVERSARY
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 10:01 AM AP Photo XKC112, LON126, XKC107 By WILLIAM FOREMAN Associated Press Writer HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong‘s red flag was raised into a cloudy blue sky Sunday as the former British colony marked the 10th anniversary of its hand–over to China and bid farewell to a rocky decade of >>>


      HONG KONG MARKS HANDOVER ANNIVERSARY
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 2:16 AM AP Photo XVY117, XKC126, LON126, XKC130 By WILLIAM FOREMAN Associated Press Writer HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong‘s red flag was raised into a cloudy blue sky Sunday as the former British colony marked the 10th anniversary of its handover to China and bid farewell to a rocky decade of >>>


      IRANIAN GROUP DENOUNCES TERROR LISTING
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 1:46 AM By CECILE BRISSON Associated Press Writer VILLEPINTE, France (AP) – Thousands rallied Saturday outside Paris to decry a recent European Union decision to keep an Iranian opposition group on a terror blacklist, while a group leader insisted Iran is on the verge of exploding.&ls >>>


      IRANIAN LEADERS DEFEND FUEL RATIONING
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 5:01 AM By ALI AKBAR DAREINI Associated Press Writer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran‘s top leaders defended a new fuel rationing plan Saturday that sparked violence earlier this week, saying it will free up funding for development projects and make the country invincible,‘‘ >>>


      IRAQ: 2 U.S. TROOPS CHARGED WITH MURDER
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 5:01 AM By LAUREN FRAYER Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD (AP) – Two American soldiers have been charged with premeditated murder for allegedly killing three Iraqis and then planting weapons on their bodies to portray them as combatants, the U.S. military said Saturday.

The three Iraqis >>>


      IVORIAN PRINCE KILLED IN IRAQ IS BURIED
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 5:01 AM By PARFAIT KOUASSI Associated Press Writer ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) – A U.S. soldier killed in Iraq who was the son of a king in this African country was buried here Saturday in a princely ceremony.

Spc. Ebe Firmin Emolo, 33, joined the army two years ago and became a paratroo >>>


      KEY TO A GOOD MARRIAGE? SHARE HOUSEWORK.
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 10:01 AM AP Photo CODZ107 By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) – The percentage of Americans who consider children very important‘‘ to a successful marriage has dropped sharply since 1''0, and more now cite the sharing of household chores as pivotal, acc >>>


      MILITARY JUDGE STANDS BY GITMO DISMISSAL
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 1:01 AM AP Photo WX105 By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press Writer SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – A military judge has refused a Pentagon request to reconsider his dismissal of charges against a Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of killing an American soldier in Afghanistan.

The judge, Army >>>


      PLANE CRASHES INTO ARK. HOUSE, KILLS 2
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 7:01 AM By JILL ZEMAN Associated Press Writer CONWAY, Ark. (AP) – A small plane crashed into a house as it was apparently trying to land at a nearby airport on Saturday, killing the male pilot and a woman on the ground, authorities said.

Faulkner County Coroner Patrick Moore said at a >>>


      REPORT CRITICIZES ISRAEL, PALESTINIANS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 10:46 AM By AMY TEIBEL Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) – Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli towns and Israeli artillery strikes near populated areas in northern Gaza constitute serious violations of the laws of war, a leading human rights group said in a report released Sunday.
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      TAIWANESE DIRECTOR YANG DIES AT 5'
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 6:46 AM HONG KONG (AP) – Edward Yang, who won best director in 2000 at the Cannes Film Festival and was known for his realistic portrayals of modern Taiwan, has died of complications from colon cancer, a film industry consultant said Sunday. He was 5'.

Yang died at his home in Beve >>>


      U.S. RAIDS BAGHDAD SLUM; 26 IRAQIS DIE
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 4:46 AM AP Photo BAG106, BAG103, BAG101, BAG104, BAG108, BAG10', BAG110, BAG111 By LEE KEATH Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al–Maliki condemned a U.S. raid Saturday in Baghdad‘s Shiite Sadr City slum – a politically sensitive district for >>>


      U.S. TIGHTENS SECURITY AT SOME AIRPORTS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 4:46 AM AP Photo XGLA106, XGLA101, XGLA105 By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) – U.S. airports and mass transit systems will tighten security in response to apparent terrorist incidents in Britain, the Bush administration said Saturday.

The United States, >>>


      WEATHER EXTREMES WITHER LA, DROWN TEXAS
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 6:46 AM AP Photo LA101, CASAB102, LA102 By JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – Barring a surprise arrival of the kind of gully washers Texas is getting these days, Los Angeles‘ driest year in 130 years of record–keeping will go into the books this weekend.
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      WORKER KILLED AT N.Y. PARK THRILL RIDE
      Guardian, 01-07-2007
     Sunday July 1, 2007 2:01 AM RYE, N.Y. (AP) – A safety precaution put in place for a thrill ride after a fatal accident three years ago wasn‘t being followed when a worker was killed on the same ride, an amusement park official acknowledged Saturday.

Gabriela Garin, 21, died Friday night after she wa >>>


      AGENT KATE IS TERMINATED BY A YOUNGER PROVOCATEUR
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     When Kate Moss stepped out last week looking pale and gaunt, many speculated that her modelling days were numbered.

Now, just weeks after I revealed that Kate would be quietly dropped from Burberry‘s latest campaign, I can report that the supermodel‘s Ł500,000–a–year contract with p >>>


      AN APPLE FOR TEACHER? NOT WHEN THERE‘S A WHOLE M&S GIFT RANGE TO CHOOSE FROM
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Parents have enough to worry about choosing the best schools for their children, but now they face even more competition – selecting the best end–of–term gifts for the teachers.

Where an apple once sufficed, mums and dads are now expected to find money for special cards and presents from High >>>


      ARMY ORDERED TO REPORT EVERY CIVILIAN DEATH TO AFGHANISTAN PRESIDENT
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     At risk: A British soldier in Kabul Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ord >>>


      BRITISH SOLDIER KILLED BY TALIBAN
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered to repay expenses he gave dumpe >>>


      BROWN‘S NEW PEER AND HIS SECRET TALKS WITH TORIES
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     The top businessman who has become a minister in Gordon Brown‘s Government had secret talks on joining Michael Howard‘s Tory team, it was revealed last night.

Former Confederation of British Industry (CBI) chief Sir Digby Jones‘s approach to the Tories led to high–level discussions over >>>


      ENGLAND NOW A SMOKEFREE ZONE
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered to repay expenses he gave dumpe >>>


      FIRST PLANES LAND AT ATTACK AIRPORT
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered to repay expenses he gave dumpe >>>


      FOUR ARRESTED OVER TERROR ATTACKS
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Four people are under arrest as Britain moved to its highest state of terror alert after three failed car bombings in London and Glasgow.

Police are linking an attempt to ram a flaming Jeep Cherokee into Glasgow Airport on Saturday to the discovery of two car bombs in the capital‘s West End on Friday.
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      I SAW MY LOVELY WEE BROTHER DIE IN AGONY... KNIFED BY THE GANG WHO HAD TAUNTED HIM
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     The brother of a teenager stabbed to death yards from home has described the harrowing moment he found him dying from his wounds.

Martin Dinnegan, 14, was attacked by a gang as he returned from a youth club in Islington, North London, last week.

The keen sportsman, who was knifed four times, was the ei >>>


      JONATHAN ROSS IN ROYAL CONTROVERSY OVER HARRY COMMENTS
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories TV & showbiz Entire site Jonathan Ross in royal controversy over Harry comments Agent Kate is terminated by a younger Provocateur Princes tour rain–lashed Wembley ahead of Di‘s concert Paris relaxes in sun after prison ordeal Posh‘s tough fitness regime for Spice Girls More >>>


      LONDON ON HIGHEST SECURITY LEVEL
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered to repay expenses he gave dumpe >>>


      MI5 FEAR BOMBERS WERE ‘OFF THE RADAR‘
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     MI5 fear bombers were ‘cleanskins‘ Mercedes terrorists were ‘off the radar‘ Police hunt for Iraqis on the run CCTV footage may be unclear MI5 fear the gang behind the attempt to set off car bombs in London‘s West End are an "off–the–radar" cell with no previous links t >>>


      MI5 FEAR BOMBERS WERE ‘OFF THE RADAR‘
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     MI5 fear bombers were ‘cleanskins‘ Mercedes terrorists were ‘off the radar‘ Police hunt for Iraqis on the run CCTV footage may be unclear MI5 fear the gang behind the attempt to set off car bombs in London‘s West End are an "off–the–radar" cell with no previous links t >>>


      PARENTS OF MURDERED ENGLISH TEACHER VISIT KILLER‘S TOKYO APARTMENT
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     The parents of a young English teacher brutally murdered in Tokyo then buried in a sand–filled bath have made a heartbreaking visit to the apartment where she died as part of a campaign to step up the hunt for her killer.

Bill and Julia Hawker have also appeared on the Japanese version of Crimewatch to ap >>>


      PARENTS WIN RIGHT TO KEEP FOURTH CHILD – BUT VOW TO FIGHT FOR THE OTHER THREE
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Norfolk couple Mark and Nicky Webster last week finally won their landmark legal fight to keep their fourth child, Brandon, after a false allegation of child abuse robbed them of their three older children.

In what has been described as a "gross miscarriage of justice", the Websters‘ children we >>>


      PARIS RELAXES IN SUN AFTER PRISON ORDEAL
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     After 23 days in jail, Paris Hilton is enjoying the freedom – and the solitude – of a holiday in the sun. The hotel heiress claimed she was profoundly affected by her time in prison and vowed to end the wild partying for which she is famous – even if it meant ditching some of her friends.

Scro >>>


      PATENTS WIN RIGHT TO KEEP FOURTH CHILD – BUT VOW TO FIGHT FOR THE OTHER THREE
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Norfolk couple Mark and Nicky Webster last week finally won their landmark legal fight to keep their fourth child, Brandon, after a false allegation of child abuse robbed them of their three older children.

In what has been described as a "gross miscarriage of justice", the Websters‘ children we >>>


      PENELOPE CRUZ PANIC ATTACK ALLEDGEDLY DELAYS PLANE BY TWO HOURS
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Actress Cruz alledgedly suffers from panic attacks Most popular stories TV & showbiz Entire site Jonathan Ross in royal controversy over Harry comments Agent Kate is terminated by a younger Provocateur Princes tour rain–lashed Wembley ahead of Di‘s concert Paris relaxes in sun after prison ordeal Pos >>>


      PIERS MORGAN: THE INSIDER
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     ‘So come on Boris,‘ I said. ‘Which female tennis stars did you fancy the most, then?‘ ‘Oh God,‘ he sighed, ‘there were so many‘ Monday, June 18 AA Gill called me ‘skin–crawling‘ in a pleasingly vile review of my performance on Britain‘s Got Talent.< >>>


      POSH‘S TOUGH FITNESS REGIME FOR SPICE GIRLS
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     It seems Victoria Beckham‘s Spice Girl bandmates are about to get a taste of edamame beans, the secret to her impossibly tiny 23in waist.

Posh is urging Ginger, Scary, Baby and Sporty to follow her diet in preparation for their one–off world tour later this year.

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      PRESCOTT‘S NEW JOB COMES WITH &#163;35,000 LUXURY CAR
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     John Prescott: Change of motor Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered >>>


      PRINCES STAGE DIANA TRIBUTE CONCERT
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered to repay expenses he gave dumpe >>>


      ROYAL CHEF SPILLS THE BEANS ON THE BIZARRE RITUALS IN THE QUEEN‘S KITCHEN
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Cook and tell: Chef Darren McGrady has written a book about his time with the Royal Family A former Royal chef has broken a silence of more than 20 years to reveal the eccentricities and military precision that reign in the Queen‘s kitchens.

Darren McGrady, who served as a chef for the Queen for 11 years, >>>


      RURAL RESIDENTS ‘LIVING IN POVERTY‘
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Most popular stories News Entire site Suicide bombers hit British airport Security guard was attacked by man shouting ‘there‘s a bomb‘ MI5 fear bombers were ‘off the radar‘ The ghostly history of Blair‘s new home in Connaught Square Tory cad ordered to repay expenses he gave dumpe >>>


      SCOTLAND IN TWO HOURS BY GORDON THE BULLET
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     A futuristic high–speed rail line carrying 186mph ‘bullet trains‘ between London and Scotland is being planned as part of a shake–up of the rail industry.

The huge engineering project which would cost at least Ł10billion is said by senior rail sources to have the backing of new >>>


      SECURITY GUARD WAS ATTACKED BY MAN SHOUTING ‘THERE‘S A BOMB‘
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Those caught up in the chaos at Glasgow Airport described how people "ran for their lives" after the terror attack.

Witness Sally Cameron told how airport security guards initially thought the bombers‘ Jeep had been involved in an accident.

She said: "One of the guards had been try >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBERS HIT BRITISH AIRPORT
      The Daily Mail, 01-07-2007
     Jeep smashes into Glasgow air terminal Asian men on fire, then fight police Target: first day of school holidays Suicide bombers tried to blow up Glasgow Airport by driving a blazing car bomb into the terminal building.

Two Asian men ploughed the Jeep Cherokee 4x4 at high speed into the airport‘s main ent >>>



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