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      A GAZA, L‘HORREUR ET LE CHAOS
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Le quartier général des services de sécurité et une prison frappés par un missile. Le leader du Hamas basé ŕ Damas a appelé au déclenchement d’une troisi';me Intifada. (photo: Keystone) • Samedi et dimanche, la bande de Gaza a essuyé les tirs de Tsahal, en attend >>>


      ANALYSE. TROP DE ROUTES PÉNALISE L‘«AGGLO» FRIBOURGEOISE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     FRIBOURG. L‘échec du projet, peu cohérent et s';chement recalé par Berne, pose la question de l‘utilité de l‘agglomération politique.

François Mauron Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Comment ont–ils pu se tromper ŕ ce point? Publié peu avant >>>


      APRČS SES RAIDS SUR GAZA, ISRAËL PRÉPARE SON OFFENSIVE TERRESTRE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     ATTAQUE. L‘opération «Plomb durci» est d‘une violence inédite depuis 1'67. Le Temps Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Israël a poursuivi dimanche ses raids aériens entamés samedi sur la bande de Gaza, qui ont fait pr';s de 300 morts et un millier de blessés >>>


      AU CŚUR DES MARCHÉS. MA CRISE, TON PROBLČME
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Br';ve histoire des produits de spéculations. La titrisation, tuée par la crise, intéresse toujours les banques La question de la semaine. L‘inflation reviendra–t–elle en 2010 apr';s une pause en 200'?

FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Ma crise, ton probl& >>>


      AU PREMIER PLAN. RALLY REPORTÉ D‘UNE ANNÉE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Au premier plan. Myret Zaki Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Ambiance de fin du monde. Avec des marchés retombés ŕ leur plancher d‘octobre, le rally de fin d‘année est enterré. 2008 n‘a cure des traditions.

Dans le monde des hedge funds, l‘affaire Madoff a ré >>>


      AVEC L‘INSÉCURITÉ, L‘EUFOR DÉFEND SA NEUTRALITÉ AU TCHAD
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     AFRIQUE. La force européenne aux prises avec une région déstructurée par le conflit du Darfour et le délitement du pouvoir.

Richard Werly, envoyé spécial ŕ Goz Beida Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Surmontée d‘un filet camouflé de couleur sable, la jeep se >>>


      BRČVE HISTOIRE DES PRODUITS DE SPÉCULATIONS. LA TITRISATION, TUÉE PAR LA CRISE, INTÉRESSE TOUJOURS LES BANQUES
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     DETTE. Les crédits titrisés, foyer de la plus grande débâcle financi';re, pourraient un jour revivre, mais avec beaucoup plus de garde–fous.

Myret Zaki Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Les années 1'80 et 1''0 portaient en elles les germes de la bulle de cré >>>


      CHRONIQUE D‘UN ASSASSINAT 4/5. CLAUDE F.
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Chronique d‘un assassinat 4/5. Antonella Cereghetti Lundi 2' décembre 2008 En 2003, un Suisse, Stefan S., était tué ŕ coups de manche de pioche dans son haras du sud de la France. Jugés l‘an passé par la Cour d‘assises du Var, la Suissesse Rita H. et ses coaccusés >>>


      CONTRE LE HAMAS, LE FEU EST AU VERT Ŕ WASHINGTON
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     La diplomatie américaine, en échec au Proche–Orient, approuve largement la lutte contre les «brutes».

Luis Lema, New York Lundi 2' décembre 2008 «Ces gens ne sont rien d‘autre que des brutes. Israël doit défendre son peuple contre des terroristes comme >>>


      CORNELIA PARKER AUSCULTE LES SŚURS BRONTË
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     BEAUX–ARTS. L‘artiste anglaise propose un étonnant et subtil travail sur la mémoire.

Laurence Chauvy Lundi 2' décembre 2008 En męme temps qu‘elle expose les peintures turbulentes et bariolées de Filib Schürmann, proches du dessin d‘enfant et de l‘o >>>


      DE VAN PERSIE Ŕ L‘ENFANT JÉSUS
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     NOM. Un nouveau–né péruvien sous le feu des médias. Le Temps, avec l‘AFP Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Un enfant né ŕ Lima le jour de Noël est devenu un phénom';ne médiatique au Pérou. Et il aura droit, malgré ses origines modestes, ŕ un bapt&# >>>


      DES HOMMES ET DES FEMMES DE FER
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     ETHNO. Le Musée Barbier–Mueller réunit des pi';ces africaines en métal ouvragé. Laurence Chauvy Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Autels portatifs du Dahomey, aujourd‘hui au Bénin, monnaie d‘échange (ou cloches) aux dimensions imposantes, statuettes qui plient le cor >>>


      ELECTION DU CONSEIL FÉDÉRAL PAR LE PEUPLE: C‘EST POSSIBLE!
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Philippe Roch, ancien secrétaire d‘Etat, estime que le gouvernement serait plus efficace et respecterait mieux la séparation des pouvoirs s‘il était élu directement par le peuple.

Philippe Roch Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Je suis frappé par le peu d‘imagination de >>>


      EN 200', LA CRISE VA PESER SUR LES RÉFORMES DES ASSURANCES SOCIALES
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Assurance chômage. Fin 2008, la dette de cette assurance se monte ŕ 4 milliards. Doris Leuthard a transmis au parlement un projet de réforme qui combine réductions de prestations et augmentations de cotisations. (photo: Keystone) PROJETS. Les hausses des cotisations de l‘assurance chômage >>>


      FRAUDE MADOFF: DES CLIENTS DE CREDIT SUISSE TOUCHÉS
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article Fraude Madoff: des clients de Credit Suisse touchés FINANCE. La banque reconnaît des pertes. «Sonntag» évoque le chiffre de un milliard.

Le Temps, avec AFP Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Les clients de Credit Suisse ont perdu jusqu‘ŕ >>>


      GRAND–MČRES G'4;TEAUX (4/5). LA FARINE FRITE DE LINE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Line, dans son chalet valaisan oů elle vit et fait son pain. Elle continue de correspondre avec sa famille adoptive népalaise. (photo: Eddy Mottaz) Népalaise dans l‘âme et Valaisanne d‘adoption, Line dévoile les astuces de la farine frite, «haluwa» au Népal, «f >>>


      HORLOGERIE EN PÉRIL
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Sven Buehler, Gen';ve Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Votre article concernant l‘industrie horlog';re et en particulier le commerce de mouvements n‘expose pas clairement les faits (LT du 12 décembre). L‘augmentation des prix est–elle généralisée sur tous les mo >>>


      KIOSQUE. LA NOUVELLE PROVOC‘ DE DIEUDONNÉ
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Kiosque. Olivier Perrin Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Dernier dérapage: l‘humoriste français controversé Dieudonné a invité vendredi soir sur sc';ne le négationniste Robert Faurisson, qui conteste depuis plus de trente ans la réalité de l‘Holocauste, pour d&# >>>


      LA MORT DE SAMUEL HUNTINGTON, L‘AUTEUR DU «CHOC DES CIVILISATIONS»
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     ETATS–UNIS. L‘un des plus influents politologues américains s‘est éteint ŕ la veille de Noël.

Eric Aeschimann Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Fin 2002, au détour d‘un reportage sur une visite de Lionel Jospin aux Etats–Unis, France Info présente Samuel >>>


      LA QUESTION DE LA SEMAINE. L‘INFLATION REVIENDRA–T–ELLE EN 2010 APRČS UNE PAUSE EN 200'?
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Stables en 200' selon la plupart des prévisionnistes, les prix devraient se redresser l‘année suivante en raison des injections massives de liquidités.

Roland Duss, économiste, banque Gonet &Cie. Yves Genier Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Le Temps: Quels mouvements les prix &# >>>


      LA TRISTE COALITION ROUMAINE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Gérard Delaloye, journaliste et historien, rappelle que le pays est dominé par des partisŕ l‘idéologie identique qui pratiquent le clientélisme ŕ outrance.

Gérard Delaloye Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Cela ressemble fort ŕ la réponse du berger ŕ la berg >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Stéphane Bonvin Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Elle est tr';s belle, sur la photo que le journal NZZ am Sonntag a publiée dimanche. De grands yeux, une belle bouche, un air un peu triste, peut–ętre.

Pendant un an, Ulrike Bornschein a cherché un homme sur Internet. Elle a é >>>


      LE CULTE DU LIEU (3/6). SCČNES ANTHROPOSOPHES AU GOETHEANUM
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Le Goetheanum des anthroposophes. Son allure de scarabée géant taillé dans le béton domine le bourg soleurois de Dornach. Il entraîne mille spéculations sur ses espaces intérieurs. (photo: Keystone) SOLEURE. Inauguré en 1'20, le centre sera détruit par un incendie crimine >>>


      LE MEILLEUR DE LA CULTURE EN 2008 (6/8). LES ENCHANTEURS VILIPENDÉS
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Zacharias assagit «La Belle Hél';ne» Cornelia Parker ausculte les sśurs Brontë Des hommes et des femmes de fer Le meilleur de la culture en 2008 (6/8). Les enchanteurs vilipendés Opacité. Le rejet d‘un musée Couleurs vives. Le Musée du Svalbard Couleurs vives. >>>


      LE NAUFRAGE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Luis Lema Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Certains redoutaient (ou espéraient) une attaque contre l‘Iran. Mais la période de passage de témoin entre les deux présidents américains aura finalement débouché sur une opération militaire pratiquement sans précédent " >>>


      LES ANNÉES DE SPÉCULATION: RETOUR SUR LES «FRANKENSTEIN» DE LA FINANCE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Dossiers Photos Vidéos Dessins Blogs Forums Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebA >>>


      LES BANGLADAIS, ARBITRES DU COMBAT ÉLECTORAL ENTRE LA «VEUVE» ET L‘«ORPHELINE»
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Quelle que soit la prochaine premi';re ministre, elle continuera d‘ętre surveillée de pr';s par les militaires qui peuvent ŕ tout moment réimposer leur loi. (photo: DR) BANGLADESH. Premi';res élections législatives depuis 2001 censées rétablir la d >>>


      LES ENTREPRISES SUISSES QUI ONT RÉSISTÉ EN 2008 (5/6). BELL FAIT PREUVE D‘UN APPÉTIT SANS LIMITES
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Les économistes qui avaient vu venir la crise (1/3). Marc Faber mise sur certains marchés asiatiques Fraude Madoff: des clients de Credit Suisse touchés ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article Bell fait preuve d‘un appétit sans limites Usine Bell. L’entreprise prévoit de réaliser un ch >>>


      LES IMPOSTURES DE L‘ANNÉE 2008. PHOTOS MENTEUSES
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Grand–m';res gâteaux (4/5). La farine frite de Line Chronique d‘un assassinat 4/5. Claude F.

Quoi de neuf. Marni, les enfants de l‘art SOCIETE Le Temps I Article Photos menteuses Novembre. La grosse bague de la ministre française de la justice disparaît en Une du Figaro. >>>


      LES ÉCONOMISTES QUI AVAIENT VU VENIR LA CRISE (1/3). MARC FABER MISE SUR CERTAINS MARCHÉS ASIATIQUES
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Bio express Fraude Madoff: des clients de Credit Suisse touchés ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article Marc Faber mise sur certains marchés asiatiques Marc Faber: «Un grand nombre d‘entreprises feront faillite.» (photo: Keystone) PERSPECTIVES. Le visionnaire estime que plusieurs bourses sont faiblement v >>>


      LIVRE POLITIQUE. LE GÉNÉTICIEN AXEL KAHN FACE AU CHOIX DE MOURIR
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Suicide assisté: l‘approche humaine et courageuse d‘un ennemi des idées simples.

Antoine Bosshard Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Axel Kahn. L‘Ultime Liberté. Plon, 136 p.

En France comme dans tant d‘autres pays occidentaux de culture catholique, le th';me >>>


      MINÉRAUX, L‘HISTOIRE OUBLIÉE
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Les cinq générations de minéraux (dans l’ordre des aiguilles d’une montre en partant du haut ŕ gauche). 1) Une moissanite: l’un des douze premiers minéraux de l’histoire. 2) De la troilite (les petits points dorés): apparue au temps de la formation du syst';me solaire. 3) Un quartz: >>>


      NOUVEAU COUP D‘ÉCLAT DE LARA GUT
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     SKI ALPIN. La Tessinoise remonte de la quinzi';me ŕ la troisi';me place. Le Temps, avec SI Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Lara Gut est officiellement la nouvelle attraction du Cirque blanc. Victorieuse pour la premi';re fois il y a une semaine ŕ Saint–Moritz, la Tessinoise a r >>>


      NOËL EN MER, L‘ENFER DU DÉCOR
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Les marins du Vendée Globe fętent Noël. Roland Jourdain a fait le P';re Noël; Jean–Pierre Dick a été tr';s gâté; Dominique Wavre a bouquiné; Samantha Davies a pris son pied. (photo: DR) VOILE. La météo n‘a pas fait de cadeau aux marins du >>>


      QUESTIONS D‘AVENIR. L‘ÉPREUVE DE LA RAISON ENTRE SCIENCE ET SOCIÉTÉ
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     «L‘Europe doit mieux traiter ses jeunes chercheurs» Confessions Helga Nowotny ECLAIRAGES Le Temps I Article L‘épreuve de la raison entre science et société Helga Nowotny: «La science a perdu son caract';re d’«autorité». (photo: LDD / Montage: David Wagni';res, >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. MARNI, LES ENFANTS DE L‘ART
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Quoi de neuf. Valérie Fromont Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Maman rentre ŕ la maison dans sa fusée volante, puisqu‘elle habite dans le soleil. Une girafe rampante fait un brin de causette avec une luciole volante, tandis qu‘une voiture ŕ trois roues embarque toute la famille de Guilherm >>>


      THIEL LE ROUGE. L‘ÉCHAFAUD POUR LE VICE–CONSUL
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     L’ambassadeur Walter Stucki demande qu’on le laisse faire et qu’on fasse taire la presse. Il obtient la grâce de Pétain pour les Chervet. (photo: Keystone) EPISODE '/30. Le proc';s de Toulon s‘est ouvert sans Reynold. Cinq condamnations ŕ mort.

Alain Campiotti Lundi 2' d >>>


      VEDAD IBISEVIC, DONT PERSONNE NE VOULAIT
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Vedad Ibisevic, déjŕ 18 buts avec Hoffenheim, meilleur total européen. Une éclosion tardive et soudaine ŕ 24 ans. (photo: Keystone) CONTE DE NOEL. Inconnu il y a six mois, expulsé de Suisse, raillé ŕ Dijon, il est aujourd‘huile footballeur le plus convoité d‘Europ >>>


      ZACHARIAS ASSAGIT «LA BELLE HÉLČNE»
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     «La Belle Hél';ne». Mise en sc';ne par Jérôme Savary, la Gr';ce antique bronze voluptueusement sous les spots. (photo: Opéra de Lausanne) LYRIQUE. A Lausanne, si la mise en sc';ne de Jérôme Savary est lourdement festive, le chef de son côté n‘ >>>


      ZAPPROPOS. DES HÉROS. DES ZÉROS. ET ZORRO
      Le Temps, 29-12-2008
     Zappropos. Olivier Perrin Lundi 2' décembre 2008 Horst Tappert est bien mort, mais l‘Inspecteur Derrick vit. (France 3, du lu 2' au ve 2, 13h50) ××× Tous les Angélique. Encore? Oui... (M6, du lu 2' au ve 2, d';s 15h) ××× Tous les Sissi. Encore? Oui. >>>


      ITTEFAQ STEEL PLANS TO LAY OFF 1,800 WORKERS
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Arab News DAMMAM: The second largest steel manufacturer in the Kingdom plans to lay off 1,800 workers as a result of a deepening glut in the Saudi steel market, Al–Watan daily reported yesterday.

«The Ittefaq Steel Products factory will be compelled to lay off 1,800 workers after '0 days if the >>>


      JEC BECOMES LUCRATIVE FOR LOCAL, OVERSEAS INVESTORS
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Khalil Hanware | Arab News Zaidan Mohamed O. Yousef JEDDAH: Jazan Economic City (JEC), one of the icons of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah’s vision to diversify the Kingdom’s economy, has attracted tremendous interest from local and international investors since its launch in 2006.

«The JE >>>


      INTERNET CRAWL PERSISTS IN GULF
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Molouk Y. Ba–Isa | Arab News ALKHOBAR: The Kingdom’s Internet woes were due to end on Thursday and by then connectivity appeared to be back to normal — for about four hours.

«We witnessed more than four hours of complete recovery for this link, from ' p.m. Thursday until 1:30 a.m. Friday. Then a >>>


      KOHAIL BROTHERS’ FATHER SUMMONED TO COURT
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Ghazanfar Ali Khan | Arab News RIYADH: The case of the Kohail brothers, one who is on death row and the other facing the death penalty, has taken a new turn after Saudi police called the father of the two and asked him to appear before a Jeddah court on Jan. 4 on charges of going to the press and criticizing government >>>


      MODEL CLINIC TO BE SET UP IN RIYADH TO HEAL SMOKERS
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Mohammed Rasooldeen | Arab News RIYADH: A model anti–smoking clinic will soon be set up in Riyadh to combat the increasing number of smokers in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Health has announced.

«The model clinic, the first of its kind in the Kingdom, will have state–of–the–art equ >>>


      NATIONAL MILK–DRINKING DAY ON SATURDAY
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Saeed Al–Khotani | Arab News RIYADH: More than six million cans of milk donated by major Saudi dairy companies will be distributed to schoolchildren and employees on the milk–drinking day on Saturday. This was announced by Khaled Al–Mirghalani, the official spokesman of the Ministry of Health.

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      PILGRIMS LEAVING MADINAH IN DROVES
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Yousuf Muhammad | Arab News MADINAH: The Haj Committee has announced that a total of 564,242 pilgrims arrived in Madinah by yesterday and 344,044 of them have left. A statistical report released by the committee’s secretariat–general said this is an increase of 30 percent over the same period last year.

E >>>


      SAUDI JOURNALISTS WANT THEIR BODY TO BE PROACTIVE
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Laura Bashraheel | Arab News JEDDAH: Journalists in the Kingdom have called on the Saudi Journalist Association (SJA), which held board elections in Riyadh last week, to be proactive, help women journalists and protect the rights of journalists in general. Sawsan Al–Homidan, director of Asharq Al–Awsat’s wom >>>


      US VISA DELAYS RUINING EDUCATION OF MANY
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Ibtisam Sheqdar | Arab News MAKKAH: A group of Saudi students in the US has launched a campaign to monitor problems faced by them when they return to the Kingdom on short breaks. These students are forced to reapply for visas at the US Embassy in Riyadh, a process that often takes several months if successful.

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      WHO IS ROBBING THE DEAD?
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Omar Muhammad | Arab News REPULSIVE: Taking advantage of car crashes, some people rip off the dead and injured. (AN photo)

JEDDAH: Amer Ahmad did not think that the first thing he would do after recovering from a serious car accident would be to look for the SR10,000 and other personal belongings that were in t >>>


      ANGER BOILS OVER ONTO WORLD STREETS
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Agencies BEIRUT: Thousands of people poured into the streets of cities around the world yesterday to denounce Israel’s air assault in the Gaza Strip.

Syria said it is suspending indirect peace talks with Israel, while Iran’s supreme leader urged Muslims around the world to defend Palestinians in Gaza against Is >>>


      ISRAEL SET FOR GROUND INVASION
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Hisham Abu Taha | Arab News An injured Palestinian prisoner reaches for help after being buried in the rubble of the Hamas security headquarters and prison in Gaza after it was hit in an Israeli missile strike on Sunday. (AP)

GAZA CITY: Israeli warplanes continued pounding the Gaza Strip yesterday as the casual >>>


      KASHMIR POLLS THROW UP HUNG HOUSE
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Mukhtar Ahmad | Arab News TRIUMPHANT: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, 2nd left, along with his wife and sons pray at the grave of his grandfather Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah after election results were announced in Srinagar on Sunday. (AP)

SRINAGAR: No clear winner emerged from state elections in Indian& >>>


      MAHARASHTRA OPPOSITION DEMANDS DGP’S REMOVAL
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Shahid Raza Burney | Arab News PUNE: The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned four times on Saturday as the opposition parties demanded the dismissal of Director General of Police Anami Roy. The house was adjourned as the government was not forthcoming with an answer.

Agitated members of the Bharatiya Janata Part >>>


      POTENTIAL IRAQ BOMBERS RECRUITED IN SPAIN
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     Agencies MADRID/BAGHDAD: More than 100 potential suicide bombers in Iraq have been recruited in Spain since 2003, a Spanish newspaper reported yesterday, citing security services.

«Spain has become one of the main European pools for Al–Qaeda and its associated groups to find jihadists and candidates >>>


      SEPT. 11 FAMILIES ASK BUSH TO APPROVE LAND SEIZURE
      Arab News, 29-12-2008
     PHILADELPHIA: Relatives of those who died aboard United Airlines Flight '3 want the Bush Administration to seize the land needed for a memorial where the plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in the Sept. 11,
2001, terrorist attacks.

The Families of Flight '3 sent a letter earlier this month a >>>


      ECONOMIC DOWNTURN REACHES CURBSIDE TRASH IN UTAH
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     ST. GEORGE, Utah –– The economic downturn has even reached the trash on the curb, and that‘s hurting some sanitation workers.

Washington County is producing less trash, in part because consumption is down, and in part because homes and apartments are empty, officials at Allied Waste Services s >>>


      ECONOMY THREATENS CITIES‘ FIGHTS VS. HOMELESSNESS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     ATLANTA –– Beneath the glowing red curlicues of the Coca–Cola headquarters sign, case worker Hylda Jackson bargains with one of Atlanta‘s left behind.

"Are you ready, right now, this morning?" she says, kneeling beside a white–bearded man.

Harry Byrd‘s rump >>>


      EXPLOSION LEVELS LONG ISLAND HOUSE; NO INJURIES
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     AMITYVILLE, N.Y. –– An explosion has destroyed a Long Island house, and the family inside has escaped unscathed.

Shards of wood and furniture were scattered over the lawn and driveway after the two–story Amityville home was leveled Sunday. One car was crushed by the house‘s roof.

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      ILL. GOV. LAWYER: TAPES DON‘T SHOW ILLEGAL ACTIONS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –– The lawyer for Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says federal wiretaps may have caught the governor making some "unfortunate" remarks, but they don‘t show him doing anything that justifies impeachment.

Attorney Ed Genson told a House committee Monday that there&lsquo >>>


      INVENTORS FIND INSPIRATION IN NATURAL PHENOMENA
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     A08 For some, whale watching is a tourist activity. For Gunter Pauli, it is a source of technological inspiration.

"I see a whale, I see a six–to–12–volt electric generator that is able to pump 1,000 liters per pulse through more than 108 miles of veins and arteries," he said. The in >>>


      ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER DEFENDS MILITARY STRIKES
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Israel‘s foreign minister says the Jewish state had "no alternative" but to launch a series of attacks in Gaza.

Tzipi Livni (TSIH‘–pee LIHV‘–nee) said her country "tried everything in order to avoid this military operation," but that Is >>>


      KERRY URGES CAUTION ON ‘HOT PURSUIT‘ IN SOMALIA
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     WASHINGTON –– As a young Navy swift boat commander in Vietnam, Sen. John Kerry was no stranger to the perils of hot pursuit in combat.

He was awarded a Silver Star for beaching his boat after a rocket attack and racing ashore to chase down and kill a Viet Cong fighter armed with a rocket launcher.>>>


      NEARLY 200,000 WITHOUT POWER IN MICHIGAN
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     DETROIT –– Crews were working to restore electricity to nearly 200,000 Michigan homes and businesses early Monday, a day after strong winds knocked down tree limbs and power lines, while residents in parts of the Northwest braced for another winter storm.

Meanwhile, flood warnings were posted throug >>>


      PLANE ACCIDENTALLY STARTS WITH GIRL, 6, INSIDE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     PALESTINE, Texas –– Federal investigators are looking into an accident involving a small plane at an eastern Texas airfield that injured a 6–year–old girl.

Palestine fire officials say the girl was alone in the Cessna 150 when her 81–year–old grandfather, Virgil Fielden of Fa >>>


      PLANS FOR BASE ILLUSTRATE AFGHANISTAN EFFORT IN MICROCOSM
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     The complexity of the military undertaking in Afghanistan, and the United States‘ approach to it, can be seen in miniature in the Army Corps of Engineers‘ plans to build a forward operating base next year in western Afghanistan.

The facility at Qaleh–ye Now expected to cost more than $10 milli >>>


      POLICE OFFICER DEATHS DROP IN 2008
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Fewer police officers died in the line of duty in 2008 compared to last year, reflecting better training and tactics, two law enforcement support groups reported Sunday.

The findings reversed the trend for 2007 when there was a spike in police deaths, according to the National Law Enfo >>>


      PREMARITAL ABSTINENCE PLEDGES INEFFECTIVE, STUDY FINDS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     the Data Indicate By Rob SteinWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 2', 2008; A02 Teenagers who pledge to remain virgins until marriage are just as likely to have premarital sex as those who do not promise abstinence and are significantly less likely to use condoms and other forms of birth control when they d >>>


      RATE ON 6–MONTH TREASURY BILLS HITS RECORD LOW
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     WASHINGTON –– The government says the interest rate on six–month U.S. Treasury bills dropped to the lowest on record at a weekly auction.

The Treasury Department says the Monday auction saw the rate on six–month bills drop to 0.25 percent. Heavy demand for Treasury securities by nervous >>>


      SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING CRUISE SHIP PASSENGER
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     MIAMI –– FBI agents have talked to the husband of a woman who reportedly fell from a cruise ship balcony in the waters off Cancun.

FBI spokesman Mike Leverock says agents met the ship at the dock Sunday, collected materials and "are still trying to determine if a crime occurred." The Coast >>>


      STATE BREAKDOWN OF POLICE OFFICER DEATHS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     1:08 PM A state–by–state breakdown of the 140 law–enforcement officers killed in 35 states in the line of duty in 2008, as released by two police support groups.

State Fatalities Ala. 4 Ariz. 4 Ark. 2 Calif. 12 Colo. 2 Conn. 1 Fla. 8 Ga. 7 Ill. 5 Ind. 2 Ky. 2 La. 5 Md. 4 Mass. 1 Mich. 2 Miss. >>>


      STUDY: BLACK–ON–BLACK HOMICIDES RISING AMONG TEENS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     BOSTON –– Black teenagers are killing each other in rising numbers but the troubling trend has been masked by a falling crime rate in the United States, according to a study released Monday by Northeastern University.

FBI crime statistics show overall decreases in murder and other violent crimes. Bu >>>


      STUDY: MURDERS AMONG BLACK YOUTHS ON RISE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     WASHINGTON –– The number of young black men and teenagers who either killed or were killed in shootings has risen at an alarming rate since 2000, a new study shows.

The study, to be released Monday by criminologists at Northeastern University in Boston, comes as FBI data is showing that murders have >>>


      UNDERGROUND EXPLOSION ROCKS SAVANNAH‘S DOWNTOWN
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     SAVANNAH, Ga. –– An explosion in underground electrical cables blew off manhole covers and started several fires in downtown Savannah Monday morning, prompting police to evacuate several businesses. No injuries were immediately reported, police said.

Police received calls around 8:4' a.m. report >>>


      US SEEKS 147–YEAR SENTENCE IN TAYLOR TORTURE CASE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     MIAMI –– Federal prosecutors in Miami are seeking 147 years in prison for the torture convictions against the son of ex–Liberian President Charles Taylor.

A judge is scheduled Jan. ' to sentence 31–year–old Charles McArthur Emmanuel, also known as Chuckie Taylor.

Emman >>>


      VIGILANTE KILLER ELLIE NESLER DIES AT 56
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     SACRAMENTO, Calif. –– Ellie Nesler, who sparked a national debate about vigilantism after killing her son‘s accused molester in a courtroom in 1''3, has died of cancer.

A spokeswoman for the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento says Nesler died there Friday morning. The 56–year& >>>


      WHITE HOUSE BLAMES HAMAS FOR NEW MIDEAST VIOLENCE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     CRAWFORD, Texas –– The Bush administration called Monday for an end to the new flare up in Mideast violence, saying Hamas has "once again shown its true colors as a terrorist organization" with attacks on Israel.

Johndroe said that the militant Hamas organization had chosen not to renew a >>>


      ‘DECIDER‘: EIGHT YEARS OF DUBIOUS REASONING
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     Who could forget "shock and awe" or "the Bush Doctrine" or, for that matter, "Mission Accomplished"? Who could forget, but then again, who would want to remember? Chris Matthews, one of the true superstars of cable, makes a good case for remembering tonight with a special edition of his &qu >>>


      AROUND THE NATION
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     Blagojevich on the Way Out, Says Illinois‘ No. 2 CHICAGO –– The lieutenant governor of Illinois said he is certain that scandal–plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) will be out of office in less than two months.

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn (D) said Sunday on CBS‘s "Face the Nation" th >>>


      CALIFORNIANS SHAPE UP AS FORCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     A03 California Democrats will assume pivotal roles in the new Congress and White House, giving the state an outsize influence over federal policy and increasing the likelihood that its culture of activist regulation will be imported to Washington.

In Congress, Democrats from the Golden State are in key position >>>


      MCAULIFFE‘S PROWESS AS FUNDRAISER GRABS SPOTLIGHT IN VA. RACE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     RICHMOND –– With his booming voice, quick wit and gregarious nature, Terry McAuliffe established a reputation as one of the world‘s best political fundraisers, soaking up hundreds of millions of dollars for Democratic causes and candidates.

Now, after spending much of his adult life soliciting >>>


      OBAMA TAX CUTS LIKELY SOON
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     By Philip RuckerWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 2', 2008; A04 HONOLULU, Dec. 28 –– President–elect Barack Obama‘s economic stimulus plan will include an immediate tax cut for middle–class families, and the incoming administration hopes to enact permanent tax cuts soon there >>>


      THE BEAUTIFUL MACHINE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     20 years ago with a bold experiment to master the variable that has defeated so many visionaries: Risk.

By Robert O‘Harrow Jr. and Brady DennisWashington Post Staff WritersMonday, December 2', 2008; A01 First of three parts Howard Sosin and Randy Rackson conceived their financial revolution as they wa >>>


      UNDER BUSH, OSHA MIRED IN INACTION
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     A01 In early 2001, an epidemiologist at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration sought to publish a special bulletin warning dental technicians that they could be exposed to dangerous beryllium alloys while grinding fillings. Health studies showed that even a single day‘s exposure at the agency‘s p >>>


      WEBB SETS HIS SIGHTS ON PRISON REFORM
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     2008; B01 Somewhere along the meandering career path that led James Webb to the U.S.

Senate, he found himself in the frigid interior of a Japanese prison. A journalist at the time, he was working on an article about Ed Arnett, an American who had spent two years in Fuchu Prison for possession of marijuana.
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      8 SNOWMOBILERS MISSING IN CANADIAN AVALANCHES
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     FERNIE, British Columbia –– Eight snowmobilers buried in avalanches were missing Monday in a western Canada‘s backcountry, and rescuers feared some of the men were killed by the falling snow.

Three other men from the group pulled themselves free Sunday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.< >>>


      AS MARRIOTT REOPENS, 34 DIE IN BLAST IN PAKISTAN
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     By Sebastian AbbotAssociated PressMonday, December 2', 2008; A11 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Dec. 28 –– A suicide bomber pretending to need help with his car killed 34 people in northwest Pakistan on Sunday while the target of another attack, the Marriott in Islamabad, partially reopened three months after a br >>>


      EXPLOSIVES–LADEN SUV KILLS 14 AFGHAN SCHOOLCHILDREN
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     A11 KABUL, Dec. 28 –– A single–file line of schoolchildren walked past a military checkpoint Sunday as a bomb–loaded sport–utility vehicle veered toward them and exploded, ending the lives of 14 young Afghans in a heartbreaking flash captured by a U.S. military security camera.

The >>>


      FOOD AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES GROW SCARCE ON THE BESIEGED GAZA STRIP
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     December 2', 2008; A01 NIR AM, Israel, Dec. 28 –– The family of Um Shadi al–Bardaweel did not sleep. The Israeli airstrikes and the explosions, the sirens and the screams of strangers outside their house near the Shati refugee camp in the Gaza Strip kept them awake into the predawn hours Sunday.
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      FOR KURDISH GIRLS, A PAINFUL ANCIENT RITUAL
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     Often Seen as More Socially Progressive By Amit R. PaleyWashington Post Foreign ServiceMonday, December 2', 2008; A0' TUZ KHURMATU, Iraq –– Sheelan Anwar Omer, a shy 7–year–old Kurdish girl, bounded into her neighbor‘s house with an ear–to–ear smile, looking for the part >>>


      HAMAS: NO TRUCE BEFORE ISRAEL STOPS ATTACKS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     DAMASCUS, Syria –– A senior exiled Hamas official is rejecting any talk of a new truce with Israel unless all attacks on Gaza cease and the border crossings are reopened.

Moussa Abu Marzouk has told The Associated Press in an interview in Damascus that Palestinian militants have a right to strike ev >>>


      IRANIAN GROUP REGISTERS VOLUNTEERS TO FIGHT ISRAEL
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     AM TEHRAN, Iran –– A group of influential conservative Iranian clerics launched an online registration drive on Monday seeking volunteers to fight against Israel in response to its air assault on the Gaza Strip.

About 3,550 people registered Monday with the Combatant Clergy Society‘s Web site. >>>


      ISRAEL MOUNTS THIRD DAY OF GAZA RAIDS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli warplanes pounded the Hamas–ruled Gaza Strip for a third consecutive day on Monday and the Jewish state prepared to launch a possible invasion after killing 307 Palestinians in the air raids.

Israel, which stepped up the air strikes after dark on Sunday, said it launched the >>>


      KUWAIT CANCELS $17.4 BILLION VENTURE WITH DOW CHEMICAL
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     KUWAIT CITY, Dec. 28 –– Kuwait‘s government on Sunday scrapped a $17.4 billion joint venture with U.S. petrochemical giant Dow Chemical after criticism from lawmakers that could have led to a political crisis in this small oil–rich state.

The Cabinet, in a statement carried by the state& >>>


      MAN IS FREED IN SWISS PROBE OF NUCLEAR RING
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     GENEVA, Dec. 28 –– A Swiss man suspected of involvement in the world‘s biggest nuclear smuggling ring has been released from prison after more than four years of investigative detention, his family said Sunday.

Urs Tinner, 43, was freed several days ago, his mother, Hedwig Tinner, said by tele >>>


      PRO–THAKSIN PROTESTERS RING THAI PARLIAMENT
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     BANGKOK, Thailand –– Thousands of supporters of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra ringed Thailand‘s Parliament on Monday, vowing to remain until the new government dissolves the legislature and calls general elections.

The demonstrators dared lawmakers to pass through their ranks >>>


      REPORT: NKOREA‘S KIM CHEERED AT CONCERT APPEARANCE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     SEOUL, South Korea –– Kim Jong Il attended a concert by North Korea‘s state orchestra, state media said Monday, the latest official report to portray the reclusive leader as healthy amid speculation he suffered a stroke in August.

The official Korean Central News Agency said that when Kim appe >>>


      SOMALI PRESIDENT QUITS AMID INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     December 2', 2008; 10:37 AM MOGADISHU, Somalia –– The president of Somalia‘s U.N.–backed government resigned Monday amid deepening international pressure, a move that could usher in more chaos as a strengthening Islamic insurgency scrambles for power.

Within hours of Abdullahi Yusuf& >>>


      SOMALI PRESIDENT YUSUF RESIGNS
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) – Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf resigned on Monday and blamed the international community for failing to support the interim government in the Horn of Africa nation.

Yusuf told parliament that speaker Sheikh Aden Madobe would take over his duties and left for the airport. It w >>>


      SOMALIA‘S PRESIDENT TO QUIT AFTER 4 YEARS IN POWER
      Washington Post, 29-12-2008
     AM MOGADISHU, Somalia –– Somalia‘s president said Monday he is resigning as the head of his country‘s U.N.–backed government after four years of leading one of the most violent, impoverished countries in the world.

Abdullahi Yusuf made the announcement in a speech Monday before par >>>



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