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      2008, ANNÉE ZOOLOGIQUE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     L‘actualité de l‘an écoulé a été dominée par quelques esp';ces animales. Pas de celles que décrivent les traités de biologie, plutôt de celles qu‘on rencontre dans les fables. Petit tour du parc.

Etienne Dubuis Mardi 30 décembre 2008 L& >>>


      2008, OU LA CONSÉCRATION DU REL'4;CHEMENT
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Usain Bolt marque l’histoire en toute décontraction. Le Jamaďcain a préparé la finale olympique du 100 m en mangeant des «nuggets». (photo: AFP) TENDANCE. A travers les exploits de Bolt ou Phelps, le sport d‘élite a magnifié cette année une quęte de la gestuelle parfaite qui >>>


      200', LE RETOUR DU POLITIQUE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Barack Obama entouré de supporters pendant sa campagne électorale victorieuse. Un de ces moments de l’Histoire oů l’élan des hommes est nécessaire pour permettre un saut qualitatif des institutions.

Agrandir l‘image • L‘an 2008 a vu la plus grande destruction de richesse de >>>


      AFFAIRE DU TRIPLE MEURTRE DE VEVEY: UN TÉMOIN SURPRISE SČME LE DOUTE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     VAUD. Une boulang';re affirme avoir servi deux des trois victimes ŕ une heure oů elles étaient censées avoir été tuées par François L.

Laurent Caspary Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Et une zone d‘ombre de plus dans l‘une des plus troublantes affaires qu&l >>>


      ALORS QUE LA RÉCESSION SE PRÉCISE, LES CONSEILLERS FÉDÉRAUX SE CONTREDISENT
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     RELANCE. L‘indicateur avancé du PIB calculé par le centre de recherches conjoncturelles de l‘EPFZ confirme l‘amorce d‘une forte chute de croissance.

Les membres du gouvernement divergent sur les programmes de relance. Willy Boder Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Le centre de recherc >>>


      AU MILIEU DU TUNNEL, DEUX LUEURS
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Jean–Jacques Roth Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Quelle année! Oů que l‘on se tourne, c‘est le vertige. Massacre financier, destruction de valeurs sans exemple dans l‘histoire humaine, l‘imprévu devenu quotidien, les prévisions les plus doctes piétinées par des ph >>>


      AURELIA FINANCE, UN GÉRANT GENEVOIS TOMBÉ DANS LES FILETS DE MADOFF
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     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 >>>


      CHRONIQUE D‘UN ASSASSINAT 5/5. YVES L.
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Chronique d‘un assassinat 5/5. Antonella Cereghetti Mardi 30 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 dernier par la Cour d‘assises du Var, la Suissesse Rita H. et ses coaccusés devaie >>>


      DE LA CRISE Ŕ L‘ESPOIR
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     • Apr';s la plus grande destruction de richesse de tous les temps, le retour du politique.

• Edgar Morin, pour une éthique des temps de trouble. • «Yes, we can»: ils fabriquent le monde de demain. • En Suisse aussi: «Oui, je peux!». • L‘année écoulée vue >>>


      EDGAR MORIN: «IL FAUT TOUJOURS S‘ATTENDRE Ŕ L‘IMPRÉVU»
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Le sociologue Edgar Morin plaide pour l’idée d’une politique de civilisation comme antidote ŕ l’individualisme, qui a produit l’égocentrisme destructeur des solidarités traditionnelles. (photo: © Marc Chaumeil) Sociologue du présent, Edgar Morin reste ŕ 87 ans une voix qu‘il faut  >>>


      ELENA HAZANOV: «LA LANGUE DE MUSSET SE RÉVČLE DANS UN ÉCRIN QUOTIDIEN»
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Questions ŕ Elena Hazanov, co–réalisatrice, avec Jean Liermier, des «Caprices de Marianne», d‘Alfred de Musset.

Marie–Pierre Genecand Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Un scooter ŕ terre, une mini en travers de la chaussée. Les deux véhicules viennent de se heurt >>>


      EN SUISSE AUSSI: «OUI, JE PEUX!»
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     La maîtresse des mamans Le théâtre romanche L‘hôpital de Lukla, un don du cśur Les montres résilientes Pour les déboutés L‘Afrique dans la peau La musique ŕ la neige La résurrection du cheval de Przewalski Le bonheur d‘accueillir et de régaler Pass >>>


      ESPOIRS DE SUISSE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     L‘Europe en ligne de mire Le droit de vote d';s 16 ans L‘indépendance du pays en bandouli';re Un monde durable, pour de vrai En Suisse aussi: «Oui, je peux!» 2008, année zoologique TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article Espoirs de Suisse Ils ont entre 20 et 30 ans et partagent le >>>


      GRAND–MČRES G'4;TEAUX (5/5). ANNE–MARIE ET SON G'4;TEAU BULLOIS
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Assise ŕ côté de sa grand–m';re, Alice, 4ans, suit tous ses gestes. A 53ans, Anne–Marie Piccand a déjŕ cinq petits–enfants. (photo: Eddy Mottaz) La paysanne fribourgeoise de Farvagny a beau ętre originaire d‘Argovie, elle décline les spécialité >>>


      ILS FABRIQUENT LE MONDE DE DEMAIN
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     François Modoux Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Evénement majeur de l‘année 2008, l‘élection de Barack Obama ŕ la présidence des Etats–Unis a consacré la trajectoire d‘un homme convaincu de son destin.

Charismatique, intelligent, discipliné, serein, le >>>


      INQUIÉTUDE AU PAYS DE L‘OR NOIR
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (photo: Keystone) IRAN. La flambée des cours du pétrole a longtemps permis au président Ahmadinejad d‘assurer une gestion au jour le jour de son économie, et d‘acheter la paix sociale. Mais la chute soudaine du prix du baril pourrait bien lui jouer des tours.

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      JACQUES DELORS: «LA MONNAIE UNIQUE PROTČGE, MAIS ELLE NE DYNAMISE PAS»
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     DEVISE. L‘ancien président de la Commission européenne Jacques Delors dresse le bilan des dix ans de l‘euro, lancé officiellement le 1er janvier 1'''.

François Lenglet et Philippe Mabille, La Tribune Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Cet article n‘est pas disponible s >>>


      L‘AUTORITAIRE PRÉSIDENT SOMALIEN A DÉMISSIONNÉ
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     CORNE DE L‘AFRIQUE. Selon les spécialistes, le départ de Yusuf Ahmed n‘est pas forcément négatif.

Angélique Mounier–Kuhn Mardi 30 décembre 2008 En concédant lui–męme ne pas avoir tenu sa promesse de «ramener la paix, la stabilité ainsi q >>>


      L‘AVANT–GARDE RUSSE SAUVÉE PAR UN COLLECTIONNEUR
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     «Sans titre», par Ivan Klioune. Aquarelle, encre et traits de mine de plomb sur papier, 30 x 26 cm. (photo: Musée national dĄart contemporain) EXPOSITION. A Paris, le Musée Maillol rend hommage ŕ Georges Costakis, qui a rassemblé les śuvres d‘artistes de la Russie révolutionnaire >>>


      L‘ETAT HÉBREU CONTINUE DE PILONNER GAZA
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Des colonnes de chars israéliens pr';s de la fronti';re nord de la bande de Gaza. (photo: Keystone) PROCHE–ORIENT. Une offensive terrestre serait en préparation.

Serge Dumont, Ashkelon Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Trois jours apr';s le déclenchement de l‘opé >>>


      L‘EURO CÉLČBRE EN PLEINE FORCE SON DIXIČME ANNIVERSAIRE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     CHANGES. Poussée par des taux encore élevés, la devise s‘apprécie face au dollar alors que l‘Europe plonge dans la crise.

Yves Genier Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Alors qu‘il célébrera son 10e anniversaire le 1er janvier prochain, l‘euro est en pleine forme f >>>


      LA BOURSE SUISSE. HAUSSES DE FIN D‘ANNÉE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Hausses de fin d‘année La bourse suisse.

BCGE Private Banking Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Le SMI a débuté la séance sur une hausse de 0.32% ŕ 5‘416.5' points qui s‘est poursuivie en matinée sans explication particuli >>>


      LA FOLIE FACEBOOK, UNE MINE D‘OR POUR TOUS LES POLITICIENS QUI Y ONT GOŰTÉ
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     INTERNET. Le plan communication de Barack Obama a fait des émules en Suisse. Mais quel est le potentiel réel du numéro un des réseaux sociaux en ligne? Et quels en sont les dangers? Valentine Zubler, Berne Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Il y a ceux qui y croient et ceux qui n‘y croient pas. Mais l >>>


      LA PHILOSOPHIE DANS L‘AQUARIUM
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     La nostalgie de la nature, ou comment le kitsch est venu ŕ l‘homme moderne. (photo: DR) SCIENCES. Un livre passionnant raconte l‘histoire culturelle du kitsch, dans l‘Europe du XIXe si';cle.

Philippe Dagen, Le Monde Mardi 30 décembre 2008 L‘aquarium constitue une des d& >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Stéphane Bonvin Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Les enfants ont–ils été trop gâtés ŕ Noël? La question revient chaque année sur le tapis – un tapis jonché de papiers de fęte déchirés et d‘emballages éventrés. «Quand on fait trop de >>>


      LE CINÉMA DU MERCREDI 31 DÉCEMBRE. L‘ÉNIGME ANDREOTTI EN COMMEDIA DELL‘ARTE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Au centre, Giulio Andreotti (Toni Servillo) ou l’inertie payante. Visite dans les arcanes du pouvoir italien. (photo: Film Coopi) Tragicomédie du pouvoir portée par une performance d‘anthologie, «Il Divo» de Paolo Sorrentino s‘attaque ŕ la politique italienne ŕ travers son plu >>>


      LE CINÉMA DU MERCREDI 31 DÉCEMBRE. LA POLITIQUE DU GAG
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     «Louise–Michel» épingle la mondialisation avec un humour noir jouissif. Norbert Creutz Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Quand l‘équipe du Groland de Canal+ passe au cinéma, cela donne un mélange détonant de Charlie Hebdo et d‘Aki Kaurismäki, d‘humour libertair >>>


      LE CINÉMA DU MERCREDI 31 DÉCEMBRE. «THE SPIRIT» DÉ'';OIT EN TOUT POINT
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Frank Miller se méprend en réalisant un film comme il dessine ses BD. Elsa Duperray Mardi 30 décembre 2008 On ne change pas une recette qui marche, Frank Miller l‘a bien compris, quitte ŕ la décliner ŕ perte. Fort du succ';s de l‘adaptation au cinéma de ses bandes d >>>


      LE CINÉMA DU MERCREDI 31 DÉCEMBRE. «VILAINE», UNE COMÉDIE QUI FAIT PSCHIIIT
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Oů une bonne idée ne suffit pas toujours ŕ réaliser un bon film. Elsa Duperray Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Vilaine, sur le papier, a tout pour plaire. Une jeune actrice pleine de promesses, Marilou Berry, ni';ce de Richard, fille de Josiane Balasko dont elle a hérité la gouaille et >>>


      LE CULTE DU LIEU (4/6). A GENČVE, LE MINARET DE LA CONCORDE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     La Mosquée du Petit–Saconnex ŕ Gen';ve. Bâtie sur les ruines d’une ancienne maison genevoise, elle a été financée par le roi Fayçal d’Arabie saoudite.

(photo: Keystone) GENEVE. Seule ŕ posséder un minaret avec celle de Zurich, la consensuelle Mosqué >>>


      LE GOUVERNEMENT BERLUSCONIEN FAIT FACE Ŕ UN AFFLUX DE CLANDESTINS
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Des centaines d’immigrés clandestins sont arrivés sur les îles italiennes de Lampedusa et Linosa ces derni';res semaines. Plus de 2000 ont débarqué depuis vendredi. (photo: AFP) ITALIE. Pr';s de 2500 immigrés illégaux ont débarqué sur les petites îles de >>>


      LE MEILLEUR DE LA CULTURE EN 2008 (7/8). LA VERTICALITÉ DÉBATTUE Ŕ CIEL OUVERT
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     L‘avant–garde russe sauvée par un collectionneur Elena Hazanov: «La langue de Musset se rév';le dans un écrin quotidien» Le cinéma du mercredi 31 décembre. L‘énigme Andreotti en commedia dell‘arte Le cinéma du mercredi 31 décembre. &laqu >>>


      LES VISAGES DU VENDÉE GLOBE (7). LE RĘVE BRISÉ DE SÉBASTIEN JOSSE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Sébastien Josse. (photo: Vendée Globe) VOILE. Le Niçois, dans l‘impossibilité de réparer son bateau tout seul, a abandonné lundi.

Isabelle Musy Mardi 30 décembre 2008 Il était parti pour gagner. Il a officialisé son abandon, lundi, avant de mettre le cap sur la >>>


      LES ÉCONOMISTES QUI AVAIENT VU VENIR LA CRISE (2/3). JEREMY GRANTHAM AVAIT PRÉDIT LA DISPARITION D‘UNE GRANDE BANQUE
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Jeremy Grantham: «Les investisseurs apprennent beaucoup ŕ tr';s court terme, un peu ŕ moyen terme, rien ŕ long terme.» (photo: GMO) PERSPECTIVES. Le directeur de GMO critique les bases du syst';me, notamment une surveillance qui ne fonctionne que par beau temps.

Emmanuel Garessus, >>>


      NOUVELLES RÉVÉLATIONS Ŕ PROPOS DE ROLAND NEF
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     SECURITE. La presse alémanique fait état d‘un comportement encore plus problématique.

D.S. Miéville Mardi 30 décembre 2008 La personnalité de Roland Nef était encore plus problématique, pour un chef de l‘armée, qu‘on ne l‘avait cru au fil des >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. L‘ART DU BAIN
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Quoi de neuf. Valérie Fromont Mardi 30 décembre 2008 De la cuisine londonienne de Jo Malone ŕ l‘empire cosmétique international d‘Estée Lauder, subsiste le souvenir de quelques notes de gingembre et de muscade. Avant que ses produits ne soient emballés dans de jolies boîtes >>>


      REPČRE. ATOUTS ET PÉRILS DE L‘ARGENT DORMANT
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Rep';re. Pierre–Alexandre Sallier Mardi 30 décembre 2008 A en croire un décompte de l‘agence financi';re Bloomberg et la maison de gestion Leuthold C.M., une masse de 8850 milliards de dollars de «cash» serait mise ŕ l‘abri par les investisseurs et les institu >>>


      SAMUEL SCHMID REMET LES CLÉS Ŕ UELI MAURER
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     Passation des pouvoirs. Samuel Schmid a rencontré lundi Ueli Maurer. Ce dernier entrera officiellement en fonction le 1er janvier. Le Zurichois s’est toutefois refusé ŕ tout commentaire avant cette date. (photo: Keystone) DEFENSE. Le ministre et son successeur se sont rencontrés plusieurs fois depuis >>>


      UNE SÉRIE DE MORTS ÉBRANLE LES HÔPITAUX FRAN'';AIS
      Le Temps, 30-12-2008
     FRANCE. Trois patients ont péri par négligence en quelques jours, déclenchant une polémique.

Sylvain Besson, Paris Mardi 30 décembre 2008 La France se vante souvent d‘avoir le meilleur syst';me de santé au monde.

Mais, ces jours–ci, ses hôpitaux on >>>


      CHINA TO BOOST OIL STOCKPILING
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Jim Bai | Reuters BEIJING: China plans to use the fall in global energy demand to boost its fledgling oil reserves against future supply shocks, as it speeds up development of nuclear and wind power and cuts reliance on coal, a top energy official said.

Setting out the nations policy responses to the global eco >>>


      CORPORATE NEWS
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News ANB Visa Internationals summer–2008 worldwide marketing campaign for June 1–Aug.
31 ended with a bumper prize for an Arab National Banks customer. Mohammed Al–Omrani of Dammam, holder of Al–Arabi Visa Credit Card, won the campaign prize, a fully paid royal trip package for two perso >>>


      ECONOMY BRIEFS: ETIHAD ATHEEB PLANS $80M IPO
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News RIYADH: Etihad Atheeb, one of three firms that were licensed to operate a fixed–line network in Saudi Arabia, plans to sell shares to the public for the first time from next month, the Saudi bourse regulator said yesterday.

Atheeb, which comprises Bahrains Batelco and private Saudi investors, pl >>>


      GAZA VIOLENCE ADDS NEW FINANCIAL JITTERS
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Agencies LONDON/NEW YORK: The global financial crisis scuppered a $17 billion petrochemicals joint venture and drove three Japanese insurers into merger talks, while data from Europe showed the regions economies face a bleak 200'.

Israels assault on Gaza added another element of risk to the mix yesterday, s >>>


      OMANTEL SALE PROCESS STOPPED
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News MUSCAT: Omans Ministry of Finance yesterday announced that it has taken the conscious decision to stop the proposed sale of a 25 percent stake in Omantel to a strategic partner as a result of the current conditions in the global capital markets.

Darwish Ismail Al–Balushi, secretary–general >>>


      10 HURT IN YANBU BUILDING COLLAPSE
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Muhammad Al–Sheikh I Arab News RESCUE EFFORT: Civil Defense officers search for victims after the roof of a college building under construction in Yanbu collapsed on Monday.

(AN photo) YANBU: Ten Asian workers suffered injuries of varying degrees when a college building under construction collapsed yester >>>


      AIR INDIA POSTPONES HAJ OPERATIONS FROM MADINAH BY 3 DAYS
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     K.S. Ramkumar I Arab News JEDDAH/MADINAH: Air India will commence its operation of transporting back Indian Haj pilgrims from Madinah on Friday, three days behind its original schedule that was to start today.

"What we did in Jeddah suspending the return operations by three days to clear the backlog of pil >>>


      EGYPTIAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News JEDDAH: Police have arrested a 17–year–old Egyptian who stabbed two Saudi youths, killing one and seriously injuring the other.

Col. Misfar Al–Juaid, spokesman for Jeddah police, said, "An eyewitness informed us about a fight in which the Egyptian youth took out a knife and stab >>>


      JEDDAH MUNICIPALITY COUNTS THE COST OF SANDSTORM
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Hasan Hatrash I Arab News JEDDAH: Last weeks sandstorm knocked down light posts, street signs and trees in various places around Jeddah, according to a municipal official.

Officials announced yesterday that they have completed cleanup efforts, but some residents resorted to hiring their own cleanup workers and >>>


      MADINAH SEX DEN RAIDED, SUSPECT ARRESTED IN ACT
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News MADINAH: The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice arrested an Arab expatriate on charges of having illegal relations with a young girl in a mobile shop in Madinah, according to Yasser Al–Matrafi, director of public relations at the commissions local branch.

Officials did >>>


      MISSING OFFICERS&#8217; BODIES FOUND OFF WAJH COAST
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
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Missing officers bodies found off Wajh coast Sultan Al–Tamimi I Arab News

JEDDAH: The bodies of two border guards who went missing two weeks ago in fast moving floodwaters have been found in the Red Sea.

"We found their bodies in the Red Sea clos >>>


      SAUDIS, EXPATS DONATE BLOOD FOR GAZANS
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Samir Al–Saadi I Arab News JEDDAH: Hundreds of residents and citizens are flocking to hospitals and mobile blood banks located in commercial centers to donate blood in what they described as the least they can do to show their support for the Palestinians in Gaza.

King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSH) st >>>


      YAMAMAH COLLEGE BECOMES UNIVERSITY
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah issued a royal decree upgrading Riyadhs Yamamah College into a private university, said Higher Education Minister Khaled Al–Anqari in statement to the Saudi Press Agency yesterday.

The royal decree also included the launch of three new gove >>>


      GCC DENOUNCES MASSACRE
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Arab News Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah is received by Sultan Qaboos of Oman at Muscat airport on Monday. (SPA)

MUSCAT: Leaders of the six–member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began their two–day summit conference here yesterday denouncing Israels brutal military aggression agains >>>


      HASINA ALLIANCE TAKES STRONG LEAD
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Agencies Former Bangladesh prime ministers Hasina Wajed flash victory signs after casting her vote in Dhaka on Monday. (AP)

DHAKA: An alliance headed by Bangladeshs former Prime Minister Hasina Wajed took a strong early lead in unofficial results from yesterdays parliamentary polls, election officials said.
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      IRANIANS ENLIST TO FIGHT ISRAEL
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Reuters SHOWING SOLIDARITY: Iranian women protest against the Israeli raids on Gaza in Tehran on Monday. (EPA)

TEHRAN: A group of influential Iranian clerics is signing up volunteers to fight in the Gaza Strip in response to Israels air strikes that have killed over 300 Palestinians, a news agency reported yest >>>


      IRAQ INCHES CLOSER TO ATTAIN SOVEREIGNTY
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Benjamin Morgan I AP BAGHDAD: A newly assertive and somewhat safer Iraq takes a major step toward securing full sovereignty on Jan. 1, when a UN mandate that made legal the presence of foreign troops expires.

The end of the UN mandate put in place soon after the March 2003 US–led invasion means Iraq will >>>


      ISRAEL DECLARES &#3'ALL–OUT WAR&#3'
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     GAZA CITY: Israel announced an all–out war on Hamas yesterday as it flattened buildings that housed government departments in a third day of bombings in the Gaza Strip. US–supplied F–16s also bombed homes of at least two top Hamas commanders. They were not at home at the time but several family members >>>


      ISRAEL IS NOT TELLING THE TRUE STORY
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Johann Hari I The Independent THE world isnt just watching the Israeli government commit a crime in Gaza; we are watching it self–harm. This morning, and tomorrow morning, and every morning until this punishment beating ends, the young people of the Gaza Strip are going to be more filled with hate, and more determ >>>


      KASHMIR&#8217;S PARTIES WORK ON COBBLING TOGETHER COALITION
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
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SRINAGAR: Political parties in Indian Kashmir tried to stitch together a coalition yesterday after elections seen as a vote for better governance in the disputed region rather than acceptance of Indian ru >>>


      MIDEAST IN 2008: SHOED! AL–ZEIDI&#8217;S FAREWELL GIFT TO BUSH
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
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MIDEAST IN 2008: SHOED! Al–Zeidis farewell gift to Bush Khaled Diab I Arab News

MUNTADAR Al–Zeidi will go down in the annals of popular protest as the man who kissed the Bush presidency goodbye by hurling his shoes at the outgoing US president. On Dec. 1 >>>


      PAKISTAN CALLS FOR CALM WITH INDIA
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Azhar Masood I Arab News ISLAMABAD: Pakistan yesterday called for an easing of tensions with India, one month after ties between the nuclear–armed neighbors were sent into a tailspin in the aftermath of the Mumbai attacks.

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and the countrys powerful army chief Gen. Ashfaq >>>


      TERRORISTS MADE NO DEMANDS: PATIL
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Shahid Burney I Arab News PUNE: Maharashtra Home Minister Jayant Patil denied that terrorists involved in the Mumbai attacks had made any demands. "As to the best of my knowledge and from the information received from the top brass of the Maharashtra police, none of the terrorists had made any demands," Patil >>>


      US SMART BOMB COMES HANDY
      Arab News, 30-12-2008
     Mohammed Mari I Arab News WAITING FOR ORDERS: Israeli armored personnel carriers take position on the Israeli–Gaza Strip border on Monday. (AFP)

RAMALLAH, West Bank: The Israeli Air Force used a new bunker–buster missile in the Gaza Strip that it received recently from the United States.

Th >>>


      ACLU OF ARKANSAS SUES OVER ADOPTION RESTRICTIONS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –– More than a dozen families filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new Arkansas law banning unmarried couples living together from becoming foster or adoptive parents.

The Arkansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit on behalf of the families in Pulaski >>>


      AMID POLITICAL CHANGE, TROOPS PREPARE FOR IRAQ
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     AM FORT DIX, N.J. –– Over his holiday leave, 1st Sgt. Lewis Walls will put a ring on his new bride‘s finger, hold their baby boy one last time, and then report back to deploy to Iraq.

Even as signs point toward the winding down of U.S. involvement in the Iraq war, there‘s been no slowing >>>


      ANALYSIS: GAZA CRISIS MAY HURT OBAMA PEACE EFFORTS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Israel‘s military onslaught against the militant Hamas movement will probably make it harder for President–elect Barack Obama to fulfill a campaign pledge of early and vigorous Mideast peacemaking, and the pre–inauguration timing may frustrate any effort he plans to establish >>>


      AP NEWSALERT
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     NEW YORK –– Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is AP‘s NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
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      BONUSES, ELITE REP HELP BOOST MARINE NUMBERS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     AM WASHINGTON –– Buoyed by more recruiters, bigger bonuses and an elite reputation, the Marine Corps has grown by nearly 27,000 members in a little more than two years _ half the time that military officials believed it would take.

While the rapid expansion has stretched the Marine budget and put so >>>


      CONGRESS TO EXAMINE MADOFF CASE NEXT WEEK
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers will take their first close look next Monday at financier Bernard Madoff‘s alleged $50 billion fraud and why the Securities and Exchange Commission failed to discover the scandal.

Information gleaned from the hearing will help guide Congress as it attempts to reform >>>


      FAMILY: MISSING FLA. WOMAN LIKELY JUMPED OVERBOARD
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     MIAMI –– A woman who went missing from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico might have jumped overboard, her family believes, but authorities are still investigating whether someone could have pushed her.

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for Jennifer Ellis Seitz, a Florida journalist, >>>


      FBI PAPERS REVEAL NO LEAK OF EAGLETON‘S MENTAL HISTORY
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     ST. LOUIS –– A newspaper review of more than 1,000 pages of internal FBI documents on Thomas Eagleton found no evidence that the bureau leaked information about his treatment for depression, a revelation that ended his vice presidential campaign.

The public disclosure of his mental illness and shock >>>


      GIRL DIES ON COLD WALK; DAD CHARGED WITH MURDER
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     TWIN FALLS, Idaho –– The father of an 11–year–old girl who died, likely of hypothermia, after trying to walk 10 miles in the snow on Christmas Day has been charged with second–degree murder and felony injury to a child.

Robert Aragon, 55, of Jerome, made an initial appearance Monda >>>


      GMAC TO GET $6 BILLION LIFELINE
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     By Neil Irwin and Binyamin AppelbaumWashington Post Staff WritersTuesday, December 30, 2008; D01 The government will invest $6 billion to prop up GMAC, the auto financing giant, the Treasury Department said last night, expanding its bailout of the troubled U.S. auto industry.

The Treasury said it would use $5 b >>>


      GOVERNMENT, DEVELOPER SETTLE DISPUTE OVER MICHIGAN WETLANDS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     DETROIT, Dec. 2' –– A Michigan developer has reached a settlement with regulators in a decades–long dispute over wetlands and development in a case that landed before the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal government announced Monday.

John Rapanos and other defendants have agreed to pay a $15 >>>


      HIGH ARSENIC LEVELS FOUND IN WATER NEAR TENN. ASH SPILL
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     KINGSTON, Tenn., Dec. 2' –– Some water samples near a massive spill of coal ash in eastern Tennessee are showing high levels of arsenic, and state and federal officials Monday cautioned residents who use private wells or springs to stop drinking the water.

Samples taken near the spill slightly e >>>


      ILL. GOVERNOR EXPECTED TO NAME OBAMA REPLACEMENT
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     CHICAGO –– Embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich is expected to name former Illinois attorney general Roland Burris to President–elect Barack Obama‘s vacated Senate seat.

State Senate President Emil Jones said Tuesday that Burris told him about the appointment. Burris did not immediately respon >>>


      IMPEACHMENT PANEL OFFERED TAPES ON BLAGOJEVICH
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     CHICAGO (Reuters) – Prosecutors agreed on Monday to provide an impeachment panel with tape–recordings in which investigators say Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is heard scheming to sell the powers of his office.

Patrick Fitzgerald, the U.S. Attorney in Chicago, said he will ask a judge next week for >>>


      NM‘S SEN. DOMENICI LEAVES OFFICE AFTER 36 YEARS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –– Sen. Pete Domenici, who is retiring after 36 years in the Senate, has packed up his office and said goodbye to most of his staffers.

But with only days left in office, it seems the thought of retirement is still unreal to him. "I love the job too much," Domenici said. >>>


      OBAMA CAN‘T SHAKE THE BOWLING JOKES
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     KAILUA, Hawaii –– President–elect Barack Obama thought he‘d put the bowling jokes behind him.

Not likely. On the golf course Monday, a woman waiting at the 18th green reminded Obama of his disastrous bowling during the presidential campaign. It was an unwelcome reminder for Obama, whose >>>


      OBAMA TEAM ENGAGES PUBLIC ON HEALTH CARE
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     By Ceci ConnollyWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 30, 2008; A03 DUBLIN, Ind., Dec. 2' –– Dolly Sweet, 77, has battled cancer more than once. She‘s a fighter. But when her doctor recently prescribed a medication that cost $35,000 a year, she felt she had no choice.

"I cance >>>


      PALIN‘S DAUGHTER GIVES BIRTH TO SON NAMED TRIPP
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     ANCHORAGE, Alaska –– The daughter of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has given birth to a son, a magazine reported Monday.

Bristol Palin, 18, gave birth to Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston on Saturday, People magazine reported online. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Colleen Jones, the si >>>


      PHILLY MAYOR UNDER FIRE FOR THREATENING LIBRARIES
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     PHILADELPHIA –– Some of the loudest protests over proposed city budget cuts in Philadelphia are being voiced for places that are usually ghostly quiet _ city libraries.

Mayor Michael Nutter was repeatedly booed during a news conference Monday over his decision to shutter 20 percent of the city&lsquo >>>


      POLICE: ‘JENA SIX‘ TEEN SHOOTS SELF, IS TREATED
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     MONROE, La. –– A teen convicted in the "Jena Six" beating case shot himself in the chest and was taken to the hospital Monday, days after his arrest on a shoplifting charge, police said.

Mychal Bell‘s wound isn‘t life threatening, said Monroe Police Sgt. Cassandra Wooten. The 1 >>>


      POLICE: SANTA GUNMAN PLANNED TO KILL MORE THAN '
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     5:11 AM COVINA, Calif. –– The man who killed nine people at his former in–law‘s Christmas party while dressed as Santa Claus had plotted the attack several months ago and his hit list was longer than first thought.

Police said Monday that Bruce Pardo planned to also kill his mother and h >>>


      SECRET BALLOT INITIATIVE BACKED BY BUSINESS GROUP
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –– A new business–backed coalition is targeting at least five states in an attempt to require all union elections be conducted by secret ballot.

The group, called Save Our Secret Ballot, is proposing a 47–word amendment to state constitutions that reads, in part, &quo >>>


      SPOKANE DIGS OUT FROM RECORD–BREAKING SNOW
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     7:20 AM SPOKANE, Wash. –– Spokane residents were trying to dig out Tuesday after a month of record–breaking snow collapsed roofs and clogged streets.

The center of a snow–laden supermarket roof in north Spokane collapsed Monday evening, prompting the evacuation of that store and adjacent >>>


      TEAM FREES WHALE TANGLED IN FISHING LINES
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     By Juliet EilperinWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 30, 2008; A02 A team of federal, state and nonprofit marine mammal experts managed to free a critically endangered right whale this weekend off the Florida coast after it became tangled in fishing lines during its annual migration along the Eastern seaboard >>>


      THE NATION‘S WEATHER
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     7:23 AM –– A storm system was kicking up snow and high winds in the Plains and Great Lakes early Tuesday as it moves east, while high pressure was to keep the Southeast unusually warm.

Several inches of snow was expected in the northern Plains and upper Midwest, and winds as strong as 30 mph will bl >>>


      TODAY IN HISTORY
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     12:30 PM –– Today is Saturday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 200'. There are 355 days left in the year.

Today‘s Highlight in History: On Jan. 10, 1776, Thomas Paine anonymously published his influential pamphlet, "Common Sense." On this date: In 1810, Napoleon I, Emperor of the French >>>


      TOLL EXPRESS LANES EASE TRAFFIC ON URBAN HIGHWAYS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     MIAMI –– Attorney David Kubiliun is a typical South Floridian: He lives in a suburb, works in downtown Miami and spends several hours a week sitting in maddening traffic on Interstate '5.

Earlier this year, his 14–mile slog home took 50 minutes out of his day, if there weren‘t any ac >>>


      TRIAL DELAYED FOR IRAQI WHO THREW SHOES AT BUSH
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The trial of an Iraqi reporter who threw his shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush in Baghdad has been postponed pending an appeal over whether the incident amounted to an assault, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

TV journalist Muntazer al–Zaidi is charged with assault against a fo >>>


      WHITE HOUSE: BUSH CALLS ABBAS, DISCUSSES GAZA
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     CRAWFORD, Texas –– President George W. Bush and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas agreed in a telephone conversation Tuesday that if any new cease–fire agreement is to be effective in the Mideast, "it must be respected by Hamas," the White House said.

Briefing reporters a >>>


      WYOMING SEES BENEFITS IN NEW PRISON GARMENT SHOP
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     RAWLINS, Wyo. –– Richard Edwards hunched over a sewing machine and stitched a pocket onto a new shirt, one of many to pass through his hands on a recent workday.

The 64–year–old has become a skilled tailor from his years in the trade _ all of which came during his imprisonment at the Wyo >>>


      ANOTHER MAN CHARGED WITH SECRETLY AIDING SADDAM HUSSEIN
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     B03 Federal authorities yesterday charged an Iraqi–born man who allegedly worked at Iraq‘s embassy in Washington with secretly providing information to the regime of Saddam Hussein, the second such case to come to light in recent days.

Mouyad Mahmoud Darwish, a Canadian citizen, was allegedly paid & >>>


      BLAGOJEVICH LAWYER IMPLORES PANEL
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 2' –– Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich‘s attorney said Monday that a vague array of charges and evidence do not merit removing the governor from office, and he urged a committee in the state House not to recommend impeachment.

Lawyer Ed Genson complained bitterly that >>>


      EMANUEL ANNOUNCES HOUSE RESIGNATION
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D–Ill.) used an automated phone call to let his constituents know he would be resigning his House seat Friday as he prepares for his role in the Obama White House.

"This is Congressman Rahm Emanuel. As you may have heard, President–elect Obama has asked me to be his new chief >>>


      GOP LEADERS OPPOSE HASTE ON STIMULUS
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     Congressional Republicans objected yesterday to hurried consideration of President–elect Barack Obama‘s emerging stimulus proposal, questioning the economic value of many of the projects being floated for inclusion and voicing support for a more methodical process that might delay the legislation‘s pas >>>


      HARGROVE KEEPS JOB AS PRESIDENTIAL PARTY HOST
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     D03 Since 1''3, when the Presidential Inaugural Committee began designating one company to oversee all the major events that come with the swearing in of a new president, only one company has won the work. This year, it won again: For the fifth time in its 60–year history, Hargrove is in charge of planning >>>


      HOMELESSNESS OFFICIAL WINS PRAISE WITH FOCUS ON PERMANENT HOUSING
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     By Derek KravitzWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 30, 2008; A13 Since he became the Bush administration‘s homelessness czar in 2002, Philip F. Mangano has attempted to sell officials in the United States and around the world on his preferred solution for getting people off the streets, asking them to f >>>


      THE POSSIBLE DREAM
      Washington Post, 30-12-2008
     By Neely TuckerWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 30, 2008; C01 NEW ORLEANS Anh "Joseph" Cao –– the hot new property in Congress, Mr. Upset, the first Vietnamese American elected to the U.S. House or Senate, the first Republican to win Louisiana‘s 2nd Congressional District since b >>>



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