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      AILLEURS. EPERDU EN MER
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Speichersptadt, le plus grand complexe d´entrepôts du monde dans la vieille ville Photo: Keystone ALLEMAGNE. Troisi';me port d‘Europe, Hambourg tente une expérience urbanistique inédite: densifier son centre–ville. Promenade dans une ville ambitieuse et impressionnante, aux parfum >>>


      ALAIN BERSET: «LA CONCURRENCE FISCALE NE PROFITE QU‘Ŕ CEUX QUI EN ONT LES MOYENS»
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Alain Berset, candidat ŕ sa propre succession au Conseil des Etats Photo: Keystone IMPOTS. Le socialiste Alain Berset motive le référendum contre la réforme de l‘imposition des entreprises et l‘initiative sur l‘équité fiscale.

Bernard Wuthrich, Berne Samedi 7 juil >>>


      ATTENTATS MANQUÉS AU ROYAUME– UNI: LA PISTE D‘AL–QAIDA SE PRÉCISE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     TERRORISME. «Ceux qui soignent vous tueront», avait entendu, sans comprendre, un vicaire anglican ŕ Bagdad en avril dernier.

Eric Albert, Londres Samedi 7 juillet 2007 La piste internationale semble se confirmer. Une semaine apr';s les attentats manqués de Londres et de Glasgow, l& >>>


      BON APPÉTIT. LECTURES D‘UN ÉTÉ GOURMAND
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Bon appétit. Maxime Pietri Samedi 7 juillet 2007 L‘été est–il une saison plus gourmande que les autres? Voilŕ du grain ŕ moudre pour les amateurs de bikinis brésiliens, une sorte de tonsure dont les dames se font enjoliver le Mons Veneris afin que ne dépassât point, du >>>


      B'4;TIR: LE JOUR OŮ ZURICH A BRŰLÉ SES RČGLEMENTS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Turbinenplatz. Effet d´un partenariat public–privé satisfaisant, une place réalisée vite et bien Photo: Keystone Pragmatique, Zurich a changé ses méthodes urbanistiques. Résultat: un essor fulgurant. A méditer ŕ Gen';ve, au moment du débat sur la Praille. >>>


      CAMERAMAN PALESTINIEN PRIS POUR CIBLE: POLÉMIQUE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     PROCHE–ORIENT. La victime, blessée par des tirs israéliens, a d$'; ętre amputée des deux jambes.

Serge Dumont, Tel–Aviv Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Onze morts – dont neuf miliciens du Hamas – et une trentaine de blessés.

Tel est le bilan de l‘op&# >>>


      CARLA DEL PONTE EN ARGENTINE?
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     CARRIERE. La Tessinoise devrait ętre nommée ambassadeur ŕ Buenos Aires. La lecture de ce texte (2447 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      CRITIQUES. BRUCKNER SUR COUSSIN D‘AIR
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
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      CRITIQUES. «DES NOCES» SANS GÉNIE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
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      DES DIEUX ET DES HOMMES (3). LE COUP DE FOLIE D‘AJAX
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Une représentation d´Ajax Photo: DR Des dieux et des hommes (3).

Philippe Mathonnet Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Un nom bref, qui balaie tout comme une tornade. Qui transperce les défenses.

Tel un produit de nettoyage. Ou comme une équipe néerlandaise. Publicitaires et sportifs n&lsqu >>>


      ELLEN VON UNWERTH SČME SES FLEURS DE VILLE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     IMAGES. La star de la photo de mode présente 28 images, le temps d‘une exposition éphém';re accrochée dans une boutique genevoise. Interview.

Luc Debraine Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Ellen von Unwerth, c‘est un nom d‘héroďne ŕ cigarettes dans un polar expre >>>


      FRAN'';OIS LONGCHAMP: «CRÉER 1000 EMPLOIS DE SOLIDARITÉ? C‘EST RÉALISTE»
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     GENEVE. Alors qu‘un référendum attaque la nouvelle loi sur le chômage, le ministre de l‘Emploi, François Longchamp, s‘explique sur sa mise en śuvre.

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      FRIBOURG CONFIE SES REQUÉRANTS D‘ASILE AU PRIVÉ
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     FRIBOURG. ORS Service AG retenue par l‘Etat. La lecture de ce texte (2538 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      L‘HOMME QUI PARLE AUX VAGUES
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Ernesto Bertarelli Photo: Keystone GENEVE. En remportant sa deuxi';me Coupe de l‘America, le Genevois a réussi le plus difficile: confirmer son statut de héros national. L‘homme, lui, reste difficile ŕ cerner. Discret, pudique, il aime brouiller les pistes.

Portrait. Pierre&nd >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. ALBERT BAEHNY: «NOUS VOULONS AUGMENTER L‘UTILISATION DES ÉNERGIES RENOUVELABLES DE 10% PAR ANNÉE»
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Albert Baehny Photo: Keystone Albert Baehny, CEO du groupe Geberit.

Daniel Eskenazi, Jona (SG) Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Aux côtés de Logitech (LOGN.S) et d‘Actelion (ATLN.S), Geberit (GEBN.S), leader européen des techniques sanitaires, a fait cette semaine son entrée dans l‘indice S >>>


      LA BOURSE SUISSE. LE SMI REPREND LE CHEMIN DE LA HAUSSE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Le SMI reprend le chemin de la hausse La Bourse suisse.

Anker Bank Private Banking Samedi 7 juillet 2007 A la veille du week–end et au lendemain d‘un sév';re recul, le marché suisse est parvenu ŕ se ressaisir, soutenu par les bonnes perform >>>


      LA BOUTEILLE DE LA SEMAINE. NOBLE CONTRÉE 2005, ROUVINEZ VINS, SIERRE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
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      LA CRISE DES «SUBPRIME» N‘A PAS FINI DE FAIRE DES VICTIMES
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     HYPOTHEQUES. Le hedge funds de UBS a perdu beaucoup d‘argent sous l‘';re de Peter Wuffli.

Angélique Mounier–Kuhn Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Peter Wuffli, le directeur général démissionnaire de UBS (UBSN.VX), serait–il une victime collatérale de la crise des &l >>>


      LA JUSTICE REND LE SOURIRE Ŕ DES ÉPARGNANTS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     GENEVE. Des retraités britanniques, floués par un financier, ont obtenu gain de cause devant la Cour de cassation. Ils pourront se partager le million et demi confisqué dans ce dossier.

Fati Mansour Samedi 7 juillet 2007 L‘Etat de Gen';ve ne s‘enrichira pas sur le dos de petit >>>


      LE COUTEAU SUISSE CHANGE DE LOOK
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Alain Berset: «La concurrence fiscale ne profite qu‘ŕ ceux qui en ont les moyens» Carla Del Ponte en Argentine?

Le financement de l‘assurance invalidité en panne malgré le vote positif du 17 juin Le couteau suisse change de look SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I Article Le coutea >>>


      LE FINANCEMENT DE L‘ASSURANCE INVALIDITÉ EN PANNE MALGRÉ LE VOTE POSITIF DU 17 JUIN
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebAdresses Publ >>>


      LE FLUX DES CAPITAUX ÉTRANGERS ENTRAVÉ PAR LE NATIONALISME
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     INVESTISSEMENTS. L‘OCDE s‘inqui';te et craint que le phénom';ne ne prenne de l‘ampleur.

Ram Etwareea Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Le flux des investissements directs étrangers ne tarit pas. L‘an dernier, le nombre de fusions et acquisitions transfrontali';res s >>>


      LE KOSOVO DIVISE TOUJOURS LE CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ DE L‘ONU
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     SERBIE. Le projet de résolution onusienne sur l‘indépendance de la province serbe ne cesse d‘ętre repoussé.

Richard Werly Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Apr';s la procureure du Tribunal pénal international pour l‘ex–Yougoslavie (TPIY) Carla Del Ponte, Bernard Kouc >>>


      LE NEZ DEHORS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Marion Moussadek Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Lake Parade Quinze chars envahissent la rade genevoise. Comme chaque année depuis onze ans, l‘événement devrait drainer quelque 350000 personnes.

Sa 7, rendez–vous ŕ 14h, avenue de France. Départ du cort';ge ŕ 16h. « >>>


      LES MANIFESTATIONS CONTRE LES ENLČVEMENTS NE CACHENT PAS LA DIVISION DES COLOMBIENS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Des milliers de personnes ont défilé dans le centre de la capitale pour exiger la libération de tous les kidnappés Photo: Keystone COLOMBIE. Les tensions entre partisans du dialogue et sympathisants du pouvoir ont été flagrantes durant les défilés.

Vincent Taillefumier, B >>>


      MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL. HERMAN DÜNE, LA CULTURE DES MOTS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Montreux s‘offre son Prince Montreux Jazz Festival. «On est des dinosaures. C‘est génial» Montreux Jazz festival. Herman Düne, la culture des mots Tintin fęte Hergé ŕ Lausanne Critiques. «Des Noces» sans génie Critiques. Bruckner sur coussin d‘air D >>>


      MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL. «ON EST DES DINOSAURES. C‘EST GÉNIAL»
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Les Beastie Boys Photo: Getty Images/Le Temps HIP–HOP. Rencontre ŕ Paris avec les Beastie Boys avant leur concert lundi et mardi ŕ Montreux.

Arnaud Robert, Paris Samedi 7 juillet 2007 La mode est un éternel recommencement, prétendent les dames qui ont vieilli.

Il y a quelques >>>


      MONTREUX S‘OFFRE SON PRINCE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     EVENEMENT. La venue du «Kid de Minneapolis» a été révélée vendredi ŕ l‘ouverture de la 41e édition.

Olivier Horner Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Depuis des années, il en ręvait. Depuis sa premi';re tournée européenne voilŕ pr' >>>


      NEUCH'4;TEL, OASIS DES GRANDS TÉTRAS? FERNAND CUCHE PLIE MAIS NE ROMPT PAS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Le grand tétras Photo: Keystone NEUCHATEL. Męme s‘il doit renoncer aux interdits en foręt pour sauvegarder la tranquillité de la faune sauvage, le ministre Vert estime l‘essentiel sauvé: le principe des périm';tres de protection.

Serge Jubin Samedi 7 juillet 200 >>>


      NOUVELLE PERQUISITION VISANT VILLEPIN
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     FRANCE. Enquęte sur l‘affaire Clearstream. Le Temps Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Les juges chargés de l‘affaire de dénonciation calomnieuse Clearstream, devenue une affaire d‘Etat en France, ont perquisitionné vendredi ŕ Paris un bureau de l‘ex–premier ministre Dominique d >>>


      PETER BRABECK: «LA HAUSSE DES PRIX SERA LONGUE»
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     ALIMENTATION. Le patron de Nestlé pense que l‘inflation des mati';res premi';res va durer.

Bastien Buss Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Les prix de l‘alimentation dans le monde vont sans doute connaître une période de hausse durable, a déclaré Peter Brabeck, administra >>>


      RENVOYÉ SČCHEMENT, PETER WUFFLI PAIE CASH LES RÉCENTS RATÉS DE UBS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     FINANCE. En mal d‘ambition, le géant bancaire cherche ŕ se relancer. Le Temps Samedi 7 juillet 2007 UBS change de patron avec effet immédiat, de mani';re totalement inattendue.

Le CEO PeterWuffli est remplacé par son adjoint Marcel Rohner. L‘information a été co >>>


      ROGER FEDERER: «UNE ANNÉE QUE J‘ATTENDS CE MOMENT»
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     TENNIS. Roger Federer rencontre samedi l‘invité surprise des demi–finales, le Français Richard Gasquet. Le numéro un mondial entrevoit un cinqui';me titre consécutif ŕ Wimbledon. A l‘approche de ce record, il partage ses pensées intimes.

La lecture de ce t >>>


      SAINT–GALL, LE HAVRE DES MIGRANTES VICTIMES DE VIOLENCE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     SAINT–GALL. Sous l‘impulsion de Karin Keller–Sutter, le canton élargit la protection de ces femmes vulnérables.

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      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. CLABAUDER, ABOIEMENT MOYEN
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Samedi 7 juillet 2007 La Coupe de l‘America aura fait notre bonheur langagier. Grâce aux mots du nautisme, qui nous ont occupés cette semaine, et qui forment un lexique fort technique, mais d‘une belle rudesse historique. De plus, les régates auront fai >>>


      TINTIN FĘTE HERGÉ Ŕ LAUSANNE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Tintin, ici exposé au Centre Pompidou ŕ Paris Photo: Keystone CENTENAIRE. Pour les 100 ans de la naissance d‘Hergé, le 2e Festival Tintin s‘installe au cśur du Festival de la Cité, avec expositions, films, caisses ŕ savon et un Milou de la poste suisse.

Ariel Herbez Sam >>>


      TOUR DE FRANCE. PROLOGUE, LONDRES (7,' KM)
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Tour de France. Guillaume Prébois, Journaliste et cycliste amateur Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Le faire ŕ «bloc» ou ne pas le faire «ŕ bloc», tel était le dilemme shakespearien avant de s‘élancer sur le parcours du prologue.

Cinq cents m';tres apr' >>>


      TOUR DE FRANCE. QUESTIONS POUR UN PELOTON
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Alexandre Vinokourov sort de sa visite médicale sous l´oeil attentif de la presse Photo: keystone CYCLISME. Le Tour de France part ce samedi de Londres avec beaucoup de casseroles au postérieur. Entre journalistes qui s‘interrogent et coureurs qui éludent, la tension ne cesse de grimper.
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      TRÉSORS DU MARCHÉ (6/6). RES B'6;RTSCHI, BIO ET BON BOUCHER
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Amoureux des bętes, ce grand artisan produit une viande raffinée qu‘il vend au «Bernermärit» et que ses clients adorent. Pour lui, les animaux bien traités donnent une chair meilleure.

Albertine Bourget, Berne Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Sa boucherie, ŕ Schüpfen, ŕ >>>


      TURBINENPLATZ, FRUIT DE LA MÉTHODE ZURICHOISE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     L‘une des nouvelles places branchées de Zurich est due ŕ un bureau genevois. ADR Architectes y a trouvé une souplesse et une efficacité peu communes sous les latitudes romandes.

Lorette Coen Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Marco Rampini et Julien Descombes, du bureau genevois ADR Architectes, fi >>>


      UBS, EN MAL D‘AMBITION, CHANGE DE PATRON
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Peter Wuffli Photo: Keystone BANQUE. Peter Wuffli paie les probl';mes de la banque d‘investissement.

Marcel Rohner lui succ';de avec effet immédiat. Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Coup de théâtre chez UBS (UBSN.VX). Dans un communiqué publié dans la >>>


      UN MARIN Ŕ LA MER
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Jean–Claude Péclet Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Un scénariste habile en fera un bon film. Tandis qu‘ŕ Valence mardi dernier le champagne coulait ŕ flots autour d‘Alinghi et de son sponsor principal UBS, un marin de luxe se savait déjŕ jeté ŕ la mer. Réuni quelques >>>


      UN «ÉLÉPHANT» SOCIALISTE Ŕ LA TĘTE DU FMI?
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     FRANCE. Le travail de sape de Sarkozy. Sylvain Besson, Paris Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Nicolas Sarkozy poursuit son travail de sape contre le Parti socialiste.

Vendredi, son entourage a laissé entendre que la France pourrait proposer le nom d‘un ponte du PS, Laurent Fabius ou Dominique Strauss–Kahn >>>


      UNE SÉRIE DE PANNES FRAGILISE SHINZO ABE
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Shinzo Abe. En neuf mois de pouvoir, le premier ministre n´est pas parvenu ŕ convaincre ses compatriotes Photo: Keystone JAPON. Incarnation d‘un pays plus s$';r de lui, le premier ministre voit sa cote de popularité s‘effriter ŕ la veille d‘élections sénatoriales.>>>


      VIDÉOS SUR LES POLICIERS TORTIONNAIRES GRECS
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     GRECE. Le pays est sous le choc apr';s la diffusion sur Internet ou ŕ la télévision de sc';nes de violences sadiques.

Angélique Kourounis, Ath';nes Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Les Grecs sont sous le choc. Depuis trois semaines, des vidéos montrant des violences polici& >>>


      VILLAGE PEOPLE. GIRAUBEAU
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
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      VOUS ET NOUS. VOUS ÉCRIVEZ. D‘AUTRES PRÉCISIONS SUR L‘OIT
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Vous et nous. Patricia O‘Donovan, Directrice exécutive, Gestion et administration du BIT.

Samedi 7 juillet 2007 Des informations concernant le bâtiment du si';ge de l‘Organisation internationale du travail ŕ Gen';ve ont été présentées ŕ vos lec >>>


      Y A–T–IL UN ART PERNICIEUX?
      Le Temps, 07-07-2007
     Fanny Vessaz, él';ve au coll';ge De–Candolle, est une des 11 lauréat(e)s du prix de la Fondation Arditi, qui récompense les meilleures dissertations de maturité rédigées dans le canton de Gen';ve. Nous publions ici de larges extraits du texte qu‘elle a re >>>


      2–YEAR–OLD DIES AFTER BEING LEFT IN CAR
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     STORM LAKE, Iowa –– A 2–year–old boy died after his teenage uncle left him in a car for five hours as temperatures soared, authorities said Friday.

The child‘s uncle, Noe Vargas, 18, was charged with child endangerment causing death.

He picked up his nephew, Steven Saavedr >>>


      2 BODIES FOUND AS STORMS LEAVE TEXAS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     SAN ANTONIO –– Two people, including a boy who was swept from his father‘s arms by the fast–moving currents of the Brazos River, were found dead as the heavy rains that have pounded parts of Texas for weeks were leaving the state Friday.

The four–day search for 6–year–o >>>


      A VOW TO RIDE OUT THE STORM
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Peter WhoriskeyWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, July 7, 2007; A02 MIAMI, July 6 –– The embattled director of the National Hurricane Center, Bill Proenza, refused to resign Friday, leaving at an impasse what has become a bitter rift in the forecasting group the nation relies upon for accurate warnings >>>


      AMID RAIN, TEXANS GETTING CABIN FEVER
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     DALLAS –– On the same day Texas declared its worst flooding in 50 years, another afternoon of imprisoning rain pushed suburban mom Chrissy Lodmell to a milestone of cooped–up desperation.

In a soggy summer measured in flood levels and historic rain totals, captive families are marking the days >>>


      AS STORMS LEAVE TEXAS, 2 BODIES FOUND
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     SAN ANTONIO –– As the heavy rains that have pounded parts of Texas for weeks mercifully began to taper off, a four–day search came to an end when the body of a young boy swept away by the swollen Brazos River was recovered.

The bodies of two people, including 6–year–old Cesar Apari >>>


      CLASS ACTION PLANNED ON GREEN CARDS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     CHICAGO, July 6 –– A woman is seeking class–action status for a lawsuit alleging that the federal government violated her constitutional rights when it announced that no new employer–sponsored applications for green cards would be accepted until the fall.

The lawsuit was filed Friday in >>>


      CORRECTION: FIREFIGHTER VACANCIES STORY
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     SAN DIEGO –– In an early version of a July 6 story about staffing shortages in federal firefighting agencies, The Associated Press included erroneous information about a fire squad that has brought former top–level managers out of retirement. Squad members are based throughout the Great Basin states, n >>>


      CORRECTION: FRIGO OBITUARY
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     CHICAGO –– In the initial version of a July 5 obituary for jazz violinist Johnny Frigo, The Associated Press misspelled the surname of a vocalist who popularized some of his work. Her name is Sarah Vaughan, not Vaughn.

The story also said Frigo wrote "Detour Ahead," but it was co–wri >>>


      CUSTOMER SERVICE HANGS UP
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     If you want to get out of your cellphone contract, try calling the company a few hundred times.

Sprint Nextel is disconnecting service to about 1,000 subscribers who call customer service excessively, company spokeswoman Roni Singleton said.

The terminated contracts represent a tiny fraction of Sprint& >>>


      ECO–KOSHER MOVEMENT AIMS TO HEED TRADITION, CONSCIENCE
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     First she had to find an organic cattle farm near Washington. Then a shochet, a person trained in kosher slaughtering, who was willing to do a freelance job. Then a kosher butcher to carve the beef into various cuts and other families from her synagogue to share it.

All told, it took Devora Kimelman–Block >>>


      FIRE CREWS FIGHT HEAT, WILDFIRES IN WEST
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     PM SALT LAKE CITY –– Firefighters had to contend with triple–digit temperatures Friday in Utah, Southern California, Nevada and Oregon as they battled wildfires that charred thousands of acres in rugged terrain.

Crews managed to keep a week–old blaze that killed three people and destroye >>>


      LAWYER CALLS EX–MARINE A COMBAT HERO
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     SAN DIEGO –– An ex–Marine at the center of a probe into whether Camp Pendleton troops killed between five and 10 unarmed captives during a battle in Iraq is a hero who faced vicious enemies, his lawyer said Friday.

Former Cpl. Ryan Weemer sought a lawyer earlier this year because he was concer >>>


      LITTLE PROGRESS SEEN IN PA. BUDGET TALKS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     HARRISBURG, Pa. –– A long day of high–level negotiations over the state budget ended without a deal Friday, with 24,000 state workers slated to go on unpaid furlough Monday if no agreement is reached over the weekend.

Pennsylvania‘s fiscal year ended last Saturday, and more than 24,000 s >>>


      NAACP WILL ‘BURY‘ SLUR AT GATHERING
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     DETROIT –– Julian Bond wants people to understand that when the NAACP symbolically buries the N–word on Monday, the effort will be led by the younger members of the venerable civil rights organization.

"Seven young people are on our board of directors, and they are spearheading this initi >>>


      NATION IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     FBI: Accused Plotters Had Different Motives MIAMI –– Statements given to the FBI by six of the seven men accused of plotting to destroy Chicago‘s Sears Tower and other buildings indicate that some did not believe the talk of joining up with al–Qaeda and that others were motivated by money, rather >>>


      NO CHARGES IN KANSAS DUCK STABBING CASE
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     WICHITA, Kan. –– A sixth grader who said he stabbed a mother duck and two ducklings, then later recanted his story, won‘t face charges, a district attorney said Friday.

There was insufficient evidence to support any charges, said District Attorney Nola Foulston.

The case of the duck, >>>


      NO DEAL: PA. FURLOUGHS MORE LIKELY
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     HARRISBURG, Pa. –– Furloughs for thousands of state workers, a shutdown of casinos and parks and severely curtailed government services are just two days away as Pennsylvania budget negotiators entered the weekend with no deal in sight.

Even signs of progress were hard to find Friday _ the best they >>>


      PENTAGON APPEALS CASE OF CANADIAN DETAINEE
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     Prosecutors in the Pentagon‘s Office of Military Commissions have appealed the dismissal of war crimes charges against a Canadian detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, continuing their argument that detainees in U.S.

custody can be tried under Congress‘s new rules for military commissions. The case >>>


      POLICE KILL MAN WHO TOOK 2 HOSTAGES
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     SALT LAKE CITY –– An armed man who dashed into a house Friday was fatally shot by an officer while holding a hostage around the neck, police said.

The man refused to drop his gun and shouted that he would rather die than return to prison, said Detective Jeff Bedard, a Salt Lake City police spokesman >>>


      VET WHO WAS AWOL WON‘T BE COURTMARTIALED
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     ROCHESTER, N.Y. –– An Iraq war veteran will not be court–martialed for leaving his post without permission for 15 months to undergo treatment for post–traumatic stress disorder, the Army said.

Instead of facing a bad conduct discharge _ a felony punishable by up to a year in military pri >>>


      WEST SWELTERS IN RECORD HEAT
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     Associated PressSaturday, July 7, 2007; A02 HELENA, Mont., July 6 –– If a record–breaking heat wave doesn‘t lift soon, cattle rancher Sharon McDonald may see her hay crop turn to dust.

Oppressive temperatures eased a bit Friday in some parts of the West, but McDonald‘s ranch in cen >>>


      A QUIET RAINMAKER
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Sridhar PappuWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, July 7, 2007; C01 NEW YORK Inside the Park Avenue office of 38–year–old lawyer and Democratic heavyweight Bal Das, there are none of the usual artifacts of vanity. No grip–and–grin photos of him smiling brightly with Bill or Hillary Clinton, w >>>


      SENATE FLOOR TO BE A STAGE FOR ‘08 RACE
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     The four Senate Democrats seeking their party‘s presidential nomination will take their campaigns to the chamber‘s floor next week, pushing new limits on U.S. involvement in Iraq in an attempt to burnish their antiwar credentials.

Next week, the Senate turns to the annual Defense Department authoriz >>>


      THOMPSON LOBBIED FOR ABORTION RIGHTS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Fred Thompson, who is weighing a Republican presidential bid as a social conservative, "has no recollection" of performing lobbying work in 1''1 for a family planning group that was seeking to relax an abortion counseling rule, a spokesman said Friday.

The Los Angeles >>>


      VIRGINIA MAY SPURN GOP IN ‘08
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     July 7, 2007; A01 Virginia, usually a reliably Republican state in presidential elections, may become a key battleground in the 2008 election as broadly negative views among independents of President Bush and the war in Iraq have altered the presidential race.

Mirroring the national mood, Virginians‘ appr >>>


      WAL–MART ANTAGONISTS SET TO JOIN EDWARDS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     Two of the political operatives who helped create the anti–Wal–Mart movement are close to leaving the cause to join the presidential campaign of former Democratic senator John Edwards, raising questions about the fate of a movement that has turned the behemoth retailer into a hot political and social issue.< >>>


      100 MILITANTS KILLED IN AFGHAN FIGHTING
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     KABUL, Afghanistan –– Fierce fighting broke out around Afghanistan on Friday, with battles in three separate regions killing more than 100 militants, part of a cycle of rapidly rising violence five years into the U.S.–led effort to defeat the Taliban.

The governor of northeastern Kunar provinc >>>


      11 DIE IN SOUTH NEPAL TRACTOR ACCIDENT
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     KATMANDU, Nepal –– Nine children and two adults died when a tractor pulling a trailer carrying guests in a wedding procession skidded off a road and into a canal in rural southern Nepal, an official said Saturday.

Two other passengers were seriously injured in the accident late Friday in Barhathawa >>>


      2 UK BOMB SUSPECTS LOOKED INTO U.S. JOBS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     LONDON –– The FBI said Friday that two suspects in the failed car bombings in Britain had made inquiries about working in the United States, and an Iraqi doctor arrested at the attack on Glasgow airport became the first person charged in the terror plot.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned Britons to >>>


      6 MORE U.S. TROOPS KILLED IN IRAG
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     BAGHDAD –– The U.S. military Saturday announced the deaths of six more American service members in combat operations in Iraq, most of them in the Baghdad area.

Two soldiers died Friday and three others were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in east Baghdad, the military said.>>>


      AFGHANS CHECK REPORTS OF HEAVY CIVILIAN CASUALTIES
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan‘s government said on Saturday it was checking reports of heavy civilian casualties caused by NATO and U.S. air strikes in two areas of the country.

The U.S. military said more than 30 insurgents were killed in air strikes in the western province of Farah on Friday, whil >>>


      ALLEGED SLAYINGS IN FALLUJAH SPUR MILITARY INQUIRY
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Josh WhiteWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, July 7, 2007; A11 The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is probing allegedly wrongful killings of suspected Iraqi insurgents during heavy fighting in Fallujah in November 2004, but officials said yesterday that no criminal charges have been proposed so far.

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      BULL RUN BEGINS IN SPAIN; 1 PERSON GORED
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     PAMPLONA, Spain –– One person was gored in the buttock and another suffered a shoulder injury as the running of the bulls got under way Saturday. Both were evacuated by ambulance, officials said.

The number of revelers swelled this year because the traditional start day, July 7, fell on a weekend. T >>>


      BUS CRASH KILLS 14 IN INDONESIA
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     JAKARTA, Indonesia –– A speeding bus carrying a group of junior high school students and their teachers plunged into a 30–foot ravine on Indonesia‘s main island of Java Saturday, killing 14 people, police said.

Forty–eight others were hospitalized, including 26 who were in critical >>>


      CLERIC: 70 KILLED AT PAKISTAN MOSQUE
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     ISLAMABAD, Pakistan –– The top cleric at a besieged mosque in Pakistan‘s capital accused security forces on Saturday of killing more than 70 of his students, but said he and his supporters preferred martyrdom to capture.

Explosions and intense gunfire continued overnight and early Saturday as >>>


      COLOMBIA‘S LOW–TECH COCA ASSAULT
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Juan ForeroWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, July 7, 2007; A01 EL MIRADOR, Colombia –– The latest shift in Colombia‘s war on drugs is evident on a green hilltop in this town, as weather–beaten men in gray jumpsuits –– government–paid eradicators –– use hoes >>>


      EXPERTS REDUCE ESTIMATE OF INDIA‘S HIV POPULATION BY HALF
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     NEW DELHI, July 6 –– India‘s HIV population, thought to be the largest in the world, is actually half what experts had previously estimated, according to new figures released Friday by the country‘s Health Ministry.

The number of Indians infected with HIV is 2 million to 3 million, a lar >>>


      FOR RIO, A TEST OF TEMPERAMENT
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Monte ReelWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, July 7, 2007; A10 RIO DE JANEIRO, July 6 –– Magazine surveys have called the residents here the friendliest in the world, the local music can melt stress on contact, and geological terms seem less apt than religious ones for the spectacular landscape.
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      GROUP DENOUNCES SHOOTING OF CAMERAMAN
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip –– A media watchdog group called for an investigation Friday into the shooting of a cameraman for Hamas TV.

The International Federation of Journalists, in a statement from Brussels, Belgium, denounced Israel for what it said was "a vicious and brutal example of deliberate >>>


      IN FRANCE, JOGGING IS A RUNNING JOKE
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Joel GarreauWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, July 7, 2007; C01 The sight of the new French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, jogging –– often wearing his favorite NYPD T–shirt –– has fired up a tempest in a Reebok in France and Britain this summer. Sarkozy‘s running is an un–F >>>


      IN MOROCCO‘S ‘CHEMIST,‘ A GLIMPSE OF AL–QAEDA
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Craig WhitlockWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, July 7, 2007; A01 CASABLANCA, Morocco –– On March 6, Moroccan police surrounded a cybercafe here and arrested a fugitive who many people assumed had fled the country or was dead. Saad al–Houssaini, known as "the Chemist" because of his >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 23 NORTH OF BAGHDAD
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     BAGHDAD –– A suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives in an outdoor market Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding at least 86 others in a village of Shiite ethnic Turkomen north of Baghdad, police said.

Hours earlier, a suicide car bomber struck outside a cafe Friday night >>>


      TAIWAN CONSIDERS FOREIGN DEBT WRITE–OFFS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     TAIPEI, Taiwan –– Taiwan is considering writing off or reducing the debts it is owed by some of its most impoverished diplomatic allies, an official said Saturday, as the island seeks to strengthen its diplomatic position in Africa and Latin America.

Taiwan and rival China split amid civil war in 1& >>>


      TWO TERROR SUSPECTS INQUIRED ABOUT MEDICAL POSITIONS IN U.S.
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     Two of the foreign–born doctors suspected of plotting last week‘s failed car bomb attacks in London and Glasgow had inquired about applying for medical training positions in the United States, U.S. officials said yesterday.

Within the past year, Mohammed Asha, 26, a Saudi–born Jordanian, conta >>>


      U.N. DECRIES NEGLECT OF IRAQI REFUGEES
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Sudarsan RaghavanWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, July 7, 2007; A11 BAGHDAD, July 6 –– U.N. refugee officials on Friday accused donor countries of neglecting the plight of hundreds of thousands of refugees from Iraq flooding into neighboring Syria and Jordan.

"It is unconscionable th >>>


      US COAL FIRM LINKED TO COLOMBIA MILITIAS
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     LA LOMA, Colombia –– The bus had just left Drummond Co. Inc.‘s coal mine carrying about 50 workers when gunmen halted it and forced two union leaders off. They shot one on the spot, pumping four bullets into his head, and dragged the other one off to be tortured and killed.

In a civil trial se >>>


      WHISTLE–BLOWER‘S FIGHT FOR PENSION DRAGS ON
      Washington Post, 07-07-2007
     By Lyndsey LaytonWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, July 7, 2007; A03 From a cramped motor home in a Montana campground where Internet access is as spotty as the trout, Richard Barlow wakes each morning to battle Washington.

Once a top intelligence officer at the Pentagon who helped uncover Pakistan‘s >>>


      100 MILITANTS KILLED IN AFGHAN FIGHTING
      Guardian, 07-07-2007
     Saturday July 7, 2007 6:46 AM AP Photo FW101, FW106, FW104, FW105 By JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Fierce fighting broke out around Afghanistan on Friday, with battles in three separate regions killing more than 100 militants, part of a cycle of rapidly rising violence five year >>>


      100 MILITANTS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN
      Guardian, 07-07-2007
     Saturday July 7, 2007 6:31 AM AP Photo KANDX101 By JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Fierce fighting broke out around Afghanistan on Friday, with battles in three separate regions killing more than 100 militants, part of a cycle of rapidly rising violence five years into the U.S.&nd >>>


      11 DIE IN SOUTH NEPAL TRACTOR ACCIDENT
      Guardian, 07-07-2007
     Saturday July 7, 2007 6:31 AM KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Nine children and two adults died when a tractor pulling a trailer carrying guests in a wedding procession skidded off a road and into a canal in rural southern Nepal, an official said Saturday.

Two other passengers were seriously injured in the acciden >>>


      2 BODIES FOUND AS STORMS LEAVE TEXAS
      Guardian, 07-07-2007
     Saturday July 7, 2007 6:01 AM AP Photo TXHOU101, LASHT101, TXTYL102 By MICHELLE ROBERTS Associated Press Writer SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Two people, including a boy who was swept from his father‘s arms by the fast–moving currents of the Brazos River, were found dead as the heavy rains that have pounded parts >>>


      2 UK BOMB SUSPECTS LOOKED INTO U.S. JOBS
      Guardian, 07-07-2007
     Saturday July 7, 2007 6:01 AM AP Photo PX102 By THOMAS WAGNER Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) – The FBI said Friday that two suspects in the failed car bombings in Britain had made inquiries about working in the United States, and an Iraqi doctor arrested at the attack on Glasgow airport became the first perso >>>



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