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      200', PRÉSUMÉE ANNÉE DE L‘ÉTHIQUE EN FINANCE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     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 >>>


      A L‘OMBRE DES ALPES, LES FOR'';ATS DE L‘OR BLANC
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     VALAIS. L‘hiver dans les Alpes a aussi ses ouvriers de l‘ombre. L‘abondance des précipitations les mobilise plus que jamais dans les coulisses de la montagne pour assurer le bonheur des touristes. Portraits.

Xavier Filliez Samedi 3 janvier 200' De la neige par tonnes. Cet hiver, la m& >>>


      ASSAINISSEMENT DES B'4;TIMENTS: UN PROGRAMME NATIONAL SE DESSINE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     ENERGIE. Gouvernement, parlement et cantons se concentrent sur l‘efficacité énergétique du parc immobilier, domaine clé de la réduction de la consommation d‘énergie et d‘émission de CO2.

Philippe Miauton Samedi 3 janvier 200' En Suisse, pr';s de l >>>


      CRITIQUÉE, LA DIRECTION DE RAIFFEISEN PROMET DE RÉDUIRE SON TRAIN DE VIE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Pierin Vincenz, directeur de Raiffeisen Suisse, est sous le feu des critiques depuis que la presse alémanique a révélé certains détails de son luxueux train de vie. (photo: Keystone) BANQUE. La politique salariale des cadres sera détaillée ŕ partir du printemps prochain.

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      CULTURE. LE CINÉMA, TROISIČME DIMENSION
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Modell Bauhaus Quelques dates ŕ retenir Société. Calvin et saint François, fr';res dans l‘exigence TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article Le cinéma, troisi';me dimension Culture.

Thierry Jobin Samedi 3 janvier 200' Apr';s le son et la couleur, le 7e art conquier >>>


      ECONOMIE. ERIGER LE MONDE DE L‘APRČS–CRISE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     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 WebAdresses Publicité Voyages Rencont >>>


      ESCROQUERIE MADOFF: DÉBUT DE LA GUERRE JUDICIAIRE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     FRAUDE. Inventaire des biens du financier ŕ New York. Une banque est mise sous tutelle ŕ Vienne.

Pierre–Alexandre Sallier Samedi 3 janvier 200' Des deux côtés de l‘Atlantique, des hordes d‘avocats se mettent en ordre de bataille afin d‘essayer d‘obtenir des >>>


      FREDDIE HUBBARD, FERRAILLEUR SOLAIRE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Freddie Hubbard. Il a cotoyé Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter. (photo: Keystone) HOMMAGE. Le trompettiste américain est mort lundi ŕ l‘âge de 70 ans d‘une insuffisance cardiaque. Il reste un pionnier de la trompette moderne en jazz.

Arnaud Robert Samedi 3 janvier 200' >>>


      HASINA WAJED REPREND LA MAIN
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     BANGLADESH. L‘ex et future premi';re ministre devrait ętre élue le 6janvier. Caroline Stevan Samedi 3 janvier 200' Elles sont tour ŕ tour premi';re ministre et opposante. Cheikh Hasina Wajed et Khaleda Zia monopolisent la vie politique du Bangladesh depuis vingt ans. Cette semai >>>


      INTERNATIONAL. L‘ÉTOILE OBAMA
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Le chaos pakistanais Quelques dates ŕ retenir Politique suisse. La Suisse joue sa relation avec l‘UE Régions. Télévisions locales grand format Sports. La marche historique de Roger Federer Economie. Eriger le monde de l‘apr';s–crise Culture. Le cinéma, troisi';m >>>


      ISRAËL PRÉPARE SON INCURSION Ŕ GAZA
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Des milliers de Palestiniens ont manifesté vendredi en Cisjordanie, comme ici ŕ Naplouse, contre l‘offensive de Tsahal sur Gaza. (photo: Keystone) PROCHE–ORIENT. Alors que l‘armée israélienne poursuit ses bombardements, le Hamas menace de reprendre les attentats–suicides.
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      JOSEPH KONY SE REMET Ŕ SÉVIR
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     OUGANDA. L‘Armée de résistance du Seigneur a massacré des civils en RDC. La lecture de ce texte (4627 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      KIOSQUE. LES 100 QUI FERONT L‘AFRIQUE DE 200'
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Kiosque. Ignace Jeannerat Samedi 3 janvier 200' Compte tenu de sa faible intégration ŕ la mondialisation économique et financi';re, l‘Afrique est peut–ętre ŕ ce jour le continent le moins touché par la crise financi';re. Mais contrairement ŕ ce qu‘ >>>


      KLAUS WELLERSHOFF N‘ANTICIPE PAS DE REBOND AVANT NEUF MOIS
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     PERSPECTIVES. Le chef économiste d‘UBS reste confiant envers la Chine et l‘Allemagne.

Yves Hulmann, Zurich Samedi 3 janvier 200' D';s la mi–2006, Klaus Wellershoff a multiplié les signaux d‘alarme ŕ propos des menaces qui pesaient sur l‘économie am&# >>>


      L‘ARMÉE SRI LANKAISE INFLIGE UN SÉRIEUX REVERS AUX TIGRES TAMOULS
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     SRI–LANKA. Le fief de la guérilla, Kilinochchi, aurait été pris vendredi par les forces gouvernementales. En représailles, un attentat a été commis ŕ Colombo.

Pierre Prakash, New Delhi Samedi 3 janvier 200' C‘est une victoire militaire qui pourrait marquer un t >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. «POUR PRÉVENIR DE NOUVELLES CRISES, FAISONS DE 200' L‘ANNÉE DE LUTTE CONTRE LA SPÉCULATION»
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Heiner Flassbeck, chef de la division «Mondialisation» ŕ la Conférence de l‘ONU pour le commerce et le développement (Cnuced), ŕ Gen';ve.

Ram Etwareea Samedi 3 janvier 200' Le Temps: Vous ętes économiste ŕ la Cnuced. Quel regard portez–vous >>>


      LA «SUISSITUDE» SELON HANS–RUDOLF MERZ
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Le Conseil fédéral prend la pose. Comme le veut la coutume, Ueli Maurer a été placé tout ŕ gauche. (photo: Keystone) PHOTO OFFICIELLE. Pour 200', nos ministres ont posé tout de noir vętus sur fond rouge.

Valentine Zubler, Berne Samedi 3 janvier 200' En 2007, la ph >>>


      LE CULTE DU LIEU (5/6). LE TEMPLE MORMON DE ZOLLIKOFEN A ÉTÉ LE PREMIER D‘EUROPE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     «L‘Hebdo» licencie Eric Felley REGIONS Le Temps I Article Le temple mormon de Zollikofen a été le premier d‘Europe L‘église de Jésus–Christ des saints des derniers jours, ŕ Zollikofen, parquée entre des lotissements et une prairie. (photo: Kirche Jesu Chr >>>


      LE DÉFI DU NOUVEAU PREMIER MINISTRE BELGE: TENIR JUSQU‘EN 2011
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     BELGIQUE. Successeur d‘Yves Leterme, Herman Van Rompuy a obtenu la confiance de la Chambre. Il devra jouer tr';s finement pour aller jusqu‘au bout de la législature.

François Janne d‘Othée, Bruxelles Samedi 3 janvier 200' Tiendra–t–il jusqu‘aux  >>>


      LE MEILLEUR DE LA CULTURE EN 2008 (8/8). BRAVO VEUT DESSINER ET PARLER AUX ENFANTS
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Les musées italiens ŕ la sauce McDonald‘s Freddie Hubbard, ferrailleur solaire Le meilleur de la culture en 2008 (8/8). Bravo veut dessiner et parler aux enfants Le cinéma fait ses choux gras de la bande dessinée Trois révélations Notre palmar';s CULTURE Le Temps I Culture I A >>>


      LE RITUEL DES VOITURES BRŰLÉES INQUIČTE LA FRANCE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     FRANCE. Plus de 1100 véhicules ont br$';lé dans la nuit du Nouvel An. Nicolas Sarkozy veut sévir.

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      LES ENTREPRISES QUI ONT RÉSISTÉ LA CRISE (6/6). 2008, UNE ANNÉE TRČS LUCRATIVE POUR LES COURTIERS DE DEVISES
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     NEGOCE. Swissquote, ACM, Dukaskopy, MIG et Saxo Bank le confirment: la forte volatilité a attiré les investisseurs en ligne vers le marché des changes, qui a l‘avantage rare de la liquidité.

Myret Zaki Samedi 3 janvier 200' L‘année 2008 n‘a pas été celle >>>


      LES GRANDS ÉVÉNEMENTS AUXQUELS VOUS N‘ÉCHAPPEREZ PAS EN 200'
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Barack Obama. Quelque deux millions de personnes viendront écouter son discours d‘intronisation le 20 janvier ŕ Washington. (photo: Keystone) A nouvelle année, nouvelle actualité. Parmi les événements largement prévisibles de 200', en voici une sélection. A commencer p >>>


      LES MUSÉES ITALIENS Ŕ LA SAUCE MCDONALD‘S
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     PATRIMOINE . Polémique apr';s la nomination, ŕ la tęte des musées nationaux, du directeur de la chaîne de fast–foods.

Eric Jozsef, Rome Samedi 3 janvier 200' Ses détracteurs parlent déjŕ de «Big Mac musées» ou de culture fast–food. >>>


      LES TEMPS FORTS DE L‘ANNÉE 200': OBAMA, CRISE ET ENVIRONNEMENT
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     UNE Le Temps I Article Les temps forts de l‘année 200': Obama, crise et environnement HORIZON. L‘intronisation du premier président américain métis marquera l‘année.

Le Temps Samedi 3 janvier 200' L‘un arrive, l‘autre part. L‘Amérique cha >>>


      LES TREMPLINS D‘EINSIEDELN REDÉCOLLENT
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Les tremplins, quelques mois apr';s leur construction. (photo: Keystone) SAUT A SKIS. Sauvé de la faillite et repris par des investisseurs visionnaires, l‘outil le plus moderne de Suisse connaît un nouvel envol qui vise ŕ rendre la discipline plus populaire. Reportage.

Ariane Pellat >>>


      POLITIQUE SUISSE. LA SUISSE JOUE SA RELATION AVEC L‘UE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Contrer la crise? Quelques dates ŕ retenir Régions. Télévisions locales grand format Sports. La marche historique de Roger Federer Economie. Eriger le monde de l‘apr';s–crise Culture. Le cinéma, troisi';me dimension Société. Calvin et saint François, fr >>>


      REPČRE. C‘EST L‘ANNÉE DU BŚUF, L‘ČRE DE L‘ANTI–CASINO
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Rep';re. Myret Zaki Samedi 3 janvier 200' Premi';re séance boursi';re de l‘année 200', tout va bien: les indices brésilien (+4%) et européen (+1,7%) ouvrent les feux en hausse, et Hongkong clôture ŕ 4,6%. Les augures sont bonnes.

Mais si l&lsqu >>>


      ROCHE ENTEND TIRER PARTI DES RÉFORMES DE LA SANTÉ Ŕ L‘EST
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     INDUSTRIE PHAMACEUTIQUE. Les marchés des médicaments sont en mutation dans les pays de l‘Europe de l‘Est. Le groupe suisse s‘attend ŕ une forte croissance ces prochaines années.

Willy Boder, de retour de Varsovie Samedi 3 janvier 200' Roche tire 5,8% de son chiffre d&ls >>>


      RÉGIONS. TÉLÉVISIONS LOCALES GRAND FORMAT
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Lausanne, Gen';ve: villes en mutation Quelques dates ŕ retenir Sports. La marche historique de Roger Federer Economie. Eriger le monde de l‘apr';s–crise Culture. Le cinéma, troisi';me dimension Société. Calvin et saint François, fr';res dans l‘ex >>>


      S‘APPELER CRIME OU TROUABAL: LE DERNIER ABUS DE POUVOIR DE L‘ESCLAVAGE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     PATRONYMES. Certains noms donnés au moment de l‘abolition de l‘esclavage, sont difficiles ŕ porter. Un livre raconte comment la société antillaise se débrouille aujourd‘hui avec cette tache indélébile.

Sylvie Arsever Samedi 3 janvier 200' Prout, Conard, P >>>


      SOCIÉTÉ. CALVIN ET SAINT FRAN'';OIS, FRČRES DANS L‘EXIGENCE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     La chance climatique de Copenhague Quelques dates ŕ retenir TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article Calvin et saint François, fr';res dans l‘exigence Patricia Briel Samedi 3 janvier 200' Deux commémorations religieuses importantes: le 500e anniversaire de la naissance de Calvin, et le 800e anniver >>>


      SPORTS. LA MARCHE HISTORIQUE DE ROGER FEDERER
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Coupe de l‘America: dénouement juridique Quelques dates ŕ retenir Economie. Eriger le monde de l‘apr';s–crise Culture. Le cinéma, troisi';me dimension Société. Calvin et saint François, fr';res dans l‘exigence TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article La >>>


      THIEL LE ROUGE. PASSION, SECRET, GUERRE, TERREUR, TRAHISON. UNE HISTOIRE COMMUNISTE SUISSE. LE MASQUE DES BEAUX–ARTS
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Kiosque. Les 100 qui feront l‘Afrique de 200' ZOOMS Le Temps I Article Le masque des Beaux–Arts EPISODE 10/30. Les Lasserre trouvent refuge ŕ Potsdam, et Reynold Thiel livre un secret.

Alain Campiotti Samedi 3 janvier 200' Une m';re est pręte ŕ tout quand son fils va m >>>


      VILLAGE PEOPLE. KATY PERRY, EMBRASSEUSE Ŕ LA CERISE
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Village people. Stéphane Bonvin Samedi 3 janvier 200' Chanter des gospels dans une chorale, avoir pour parents des pasteurs méthodistes tr';s sév';res, aller ŕ l‘église, prier, on ne sait jamais oů ça peut mener une jeune fille, de nos jours... Par exemple, &# >>>


      «L‘HEBDO» LICENCIE ERIC FELLEY
      Le Temps, 03-01-2009
     Le Temps Samedi 3 janvier 200' Le journaliste Eric Felley a été congédié par L‘Hebdo. En cause: sa candidature au Conseil d‘Etat valaisan. Selon la direction de l‘hebdomadaire, répondant au quotidien Le Matin, son rédacteur n‘aurait plus été en mesure d >>>


      ‘HELLO '11? I‘M DRIVING DRUNK‘
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     AM BISMARCK, N.D. –– Police get calls about drunken drivers all the time, but rarely do they come from the alleged offender. A 17–year–old girl in Bismarck called '11 on New Year‘s Eve "to report herself driving under the influence," police Lt. Randy Ziegler said. "I&lsqu >>>


      12–YEAR–OLD ARIZONA BOY GUILTY IN MOM‘S SHOOTING
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –– A 12–year–old boy who fatally shot his mother after an argument over his chores was found guilty of premeditated murder.

Judge James Conlogue found the boy guilty after a hearing Friday in Cochise County Superior Court in the southern Arizona town of Bisbee. The bo >>>


      A NUMERICAL LOOK AT THE BUSH YEARS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     11:51 AM –– Facts and figures on President George W. Bush, the nation‘s 43rd president, who will leave office to make way for President–elect Barack Obama on Jan.
20.

___
62, president‘s age.

2, number of children, twin daughters Jenna and Barbara.
3, the numbe >>>


      AIRLINE APOLOGIZES FOR BOOTING ' MUSLIMS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     January 3, 200'; A01 A U.S. airline apologized yesterday to nine Muslim American passengers from the Washington area who were removed from a flight out of Reagan National Airport, but a Muslim civil rights group said it intends to press a discrimination complaint against the airline for its treatment of the passenge >>>


      AIRTRAN APOLOGIZES FOR REMOVING MUSLIM PASSENGERS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– AirTran Airways apologized Friday to nine Muslims kicked off a New Year‘s Day flight to Florida after other passengers reported hearing a suspicious remark about airplane security. One of the passengers said the confusion started at Reagan National Airport just outside Washington, D.C., w >>>


      ANALYSIS: BUSH‘S PERSONALITY SHAPES HIS LEGACY
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– President George W. Bush will be judged on what he did. He will also be remembered for what he‘s like: a fast–moving, phrase–mangling Texan who stays upbeat even though his country is not.

For eight years, the nation has been led by a guy who relaxes by clearing brush >>>


      BUSH SAYS HE WANTS LASTING MIDEAST CEASE–FIRE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– President George W. Bush says any cease–fire in the Mideast must be fully respected, Hamas rocket attacks on Israel stopped and the flow of smuggled weapons into Gaza cut off.

Bush called the Hamas attacks an "act of terror" and said no peace deal would be acceptable un >>>


      BUSH: HAMAS ATTACKS ON ISRAEL AN ‘ACT OF TERROR‘
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– President George W. Bush on Friday branded the Hamas rocket attacks on Israel an "act of terror" and outlined his own condition for a cease–fire in Gaza, saying no peace deal would be acceptable without monitoring to halt the flow of smuggled weapons to terrorist groups.

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      CELL PHONE SOAP OPERAS DELIVER SAFE–SEX MESSAGE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     PM TRENTON, N.J. –– "Hey baby, you OK?" Mike asks his girlfriend as she sits down next to him.

"Yeah, I‘m OK," Toni says, and she puts her head on his shoulder. Mike thinks it‘s safe to move in for a kiss.

"Slow down," she says, pushing him back. &q >>>


      COMPLAINT: NYC MATRON KNOWINGLY LEFT MAN ON BUS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     NEW YORK –– Edwin Rivera, a severely disabled 22–year–old, was supposed to be escorted home from his special–needs school.

Instead, authorities said Friday, a matron eager to get to an appointment knowingly stranded him on a bus where he spent an icy New Year‘s night alone. H >>>


      CONGRESS UNDER PRESSURE AMID HISTORIC CHALLENGES
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers will pack greater clout when the new Congress convenes on Tuesday but they face enormous expectations from voters as they grapple with two wars, a financial crisis and record budget deficits.

Lawmakers begin work 14 days before Barack Obama is sworn in as pre >>>


      DANNY‘S HEART: COLLEGE SWIMMER FACES MORTALITY
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     CHICAGO –– This time, when the lanky young man stepped into the pool, his chest was tight. His muscles ached. He pushed off to take his first strokes, and grimaced at the pain.

That he was back in the pool just six weeks after open heart surgery was quite remarkable, but he was still a bit crestfall >>>


      DEMOCRATS PLAN COOL RECEPTION FOR SENATE APPOINTEE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– Senate Democratic leaders plan to grant few if any privileges next week to Roland Burris, the man picked by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to represent the state in the Senate, even if Burris arrives on Capitol Hill with the proper credentials.

Senate officials involved in the tangle of >>>


      DETROIT LAWYER GETS 5–CENT IRS BILL, 4–CENT REFUND
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     DETROIT –– James Howarth is a little confused by two letters he has received from the Internal Revenue Service.

The Detroit defense lawyer received one letter in November that said he owed the IRS money _ five cents.

He was warned that he should pay "to avoid additional penalty and/or >>>


      FORMER WEST POINT LEADER WILLARD W. SCOTT JR. DIES
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– Ret. Lt. Gen. Willard W. Scott Jr., who was superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point from 1'81 to 1'86, has died.

He was 82. Scott suffered from a form of Parkinson‘s disease and died Thursday at his home in Alexandria, Va., according to family members.>>>


      GUESTS FOR THE SUNDAY TV NEWS SHOWS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     3:06 AM –– Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows: ___ ABC‘s "This Week" _ Senate appointee and former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris, D–Ill.; Sens. Dick Durbin, D–Ill., and Mitch McConnell, R–Ky.

___ CBS‘ "Face the Nation" _ Vice Preside >>>


      HOMICIDES DOWN IN SOME LARGE US CITIES
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     AM MILWAUKEE –– Killings dropped by a third here last year, making Wisconsin‘s largest city among the nation‘s most successful in tackling its 2008 murder rate.

While New York and Chicago saw an uptick in slayings last year, other cities including Detroit, Cleveland, Baltimore, Philadelp >>>


      MARS ROVER MISSION REACHES 5TH ANNIVERSARY
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     PASADENA, Calif. –– Five years after the NASA rover Spirit landed on Mars, the six–wheel robotic geologist and its twin Opportunity are still on the job.

Expectations were far lower when Spirit made a bouncing landing in a cocoon of air bags on Jan. 3, 2004, followed 21 days later by Opportuni >>>


      NAVY TO CONSIDER CLOSING CASE OF MISSING PILOT
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     WASHINGTON –– The family of a Navy pilot missing since his plane was shot down during the first Gulf war isn‘t ready to give up hope that he is alive and say they will oppose any decision to declare him killed in action.

The Navy has scheduled a review board hearing for Monday on the status of >>>


      OBAMA: COUNTRY NEEDS ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     3, 200'; 7:34 AM CHICAGO –– President–elect Barack Obama urged congressional leaders Saturday to move quickly on an economic recovery plan, even as some Republicans are saying they want more time to review the details.

Obama said Congress should pass an American Recovery and Reinvestment P >>>


      OLD MACDONALD WOULDN‘T RECOGNIZE THIS FARM
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     By Jenna JohnsonWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, January 3, 200'; B01 Jim Moore has slowly sold off the animals that once made up his St. Mary‘s County farm. First went nearly all of his 30 hogs. Then, late last year, he got rid of 17 of his 30 cows. In their place are more than two dozen long–haire >>>


      OREGON LOOKS AT TAXING MILEAGE INSTEAD OF GASOLINE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     PORTLAND, Ore. –– Oregon is among a growing number of states exploring ways to tax drivers based on the number of miles they drive instead of how much gas they use, even going so far as to install GPS monitoring devices in 300 vehicles. The idea first emerged nearly 10 years ago as Oregon lawmakers worried t >>>


      RAINBOW ROOM TO CLOSE RESTAURANT, CITING ECONOMY
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     NEW YORK –– The recession has reached the ritzy Rainbow Room, the special–occasion spot that overlooks midtown Manhattan from high above the tourist–attracting Rockefeller Center skating rink.

WNBC–TV reports that the owners plan to shutter the Italian–themed Rainbow Grill re >>>


      SEN. REID CALLED BLAGOJEVICH ABOUT SENATE SEAT
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     CHICAGO –– A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Reid called Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in early December to discuss the seat vacated by President–elect Barack Obama.

Reid spokesman Jim Manley says the Nevada Democrat made one call to Blagojevich on Dec. 3.

That wa >>>


      TEXAS GIRL, 17, GETS 2 LIFE TERMS IN FAMILY DEATHS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     EMORY, Texas –– A teenage girl charged with capital murder for her role in the deaths of her mother and two young brothers agreed to a plea deal that could make her eligible for parole when she‘s 5', her attorney said.

Erin Caffey, 17, accepted the agreement Friday, said defense attorney W >>>


      TEXAS JAIL CLOSES AFTER RECLINERS FOUND IN CELLS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     AM FORT WORTH, Texas –– A jail in northern Texas has been closed and its nearly 60 inmates transferred as authorities investigate what they call dangerous conditions for jailers and those behind bars _ including cells that locked from the inside or contained recliners. Five inmates had already been moved fro >>>


      THOUSANDS OF SHOES APPEAR ON MIAMI FREEWAY
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     MIAMI, Jan. 2 –– Thousands of work boots, bath slippers, tennis sneakers, beach sandals and even roller skates all inexplicably materialized Friday morning on the Palmetto Expressway, disrupting traffic for hours, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Lt. Pat Santangelo said he was not sure where the sho >>>


      AS 111TH SENATE IS SET TO BEGIN, FOUR SEATS STILL UP IN AIR
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     As the gavel quietly fell yesterday on the final session of the 110th Senate, officials in several states sought to cut through the confusion surrounding a quartet of chamber seats whose future occupants remain undetermined amid succession fights and election recount disputes.

In Colorado, Gov. Bill Ritter (D) >>>


      FORGING A NEW RELATIONSHIP
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     By Francis X. RoccaReligion News ServiceSaturday, January 3, 200'; B07 VATICAN CITY –– In the 24 years since the United States and the Holy See established full diplomatic ties, relations have never been closer or warmer than during the administration of President Bush.

The two sides broke over >>>


      GOVERNORS CALL FOR $1 TRILLION STIMULUS TO OFFSET BUDGET CUTS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     A02 NEW YORK –– To help offset state budget cuts, a group of governors on Friday urged the federal government to pass a trillion–dollar economic stimulus package, significantly larger than the one under discussion in Congress.

The package would help states compensate for cuts to education spen >>>


      REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE | CHAIRMAN CANDIDATES
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     Saul Anuzis Experience: Chairman of Michigan Republican Party Why he may get the job: Embraces technology, particularly online campaigning.

Why he may not: Michigan GOP has lost key statewide races during his tenure, raising questions about his effectiveness.

J. Kenneth Blackwell Experience: Former Ohi >>>


      SIX VYING TO BECOME THE NEXT RNC CHAIR
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     A01 Following an election that has left Republicans with no clear vision about how to regain power, the normally low–profile race to head the GOP‘s national committee has turned into a six–man showdown that has opened rifts along racial, regional and ideological lines.

As Republicans debate th >>>


      U.S. DEBT EXPECTED TO SOAR THIS YEAR
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     By Lori MontgomeryWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, January 3, 200'; A01 With President–elect Barack Obama and congressional Democrats considering a massive spending package aimed at pulling the nation out of recession, the national debt is projected to jump by as much as $2 trillion this year, an unpreced >>>


      WITH OBAMA‘S RISE, HAWAII SCHOOL ADDS TO ITS DISTINCTIONS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     A04 HONOLULU –– When President–elect Barack Obama visited the lush campus of his old high school for a game of basketball in the waning days of his vacation this week, he returned to no ordinary Hawaiian school, but one with a rich history of teaching the island‘s elite and an array of distinctio >>>


      AUSTRALIA TELLS US IT WON‘T ACCEPT GITMO DETAINEES
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     CANBERRA, Australia –– Australia has told the United States for a second time that it will not resettle detainees freed from the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba, the acting prime minister said Saturday.

Julia Gillard said U.S. President George W. Bush‘s administration was told Friday th >>>


      AUTOPSY PLANNED IN DEATH OF JOHN TRAVOLTA‘S SON
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     NASSAU, Bahamas –– An autopsy is planned for John Travolta‘s teenage son, who died after apparently hitting his head on the bathtub while the family was vacationing at their home in the Bahamas, authorities said.

Jett Travolta, 16, had last been seen entering the bathroom on Thursday and had a >>>


      CASE AGAINST OHIO MAN COULD BE GERMANY‘S LAST NAZI CRIMES TRIAL
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     A08 LUDWIGSBURG, Germany –– Prosecutors here have assembled a case against a retired autoworker living in Ohio that could lead to Germany‘s last major Nazi war crimes trial.

The Central Office for the Investigation of Nazi Crimes, based for the past half–century in this southwestern Germ >>>


      DENMARK HOLDS SUSPECTED PIRATES
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     COPENHAGEN, Denmark –– Denmark says it is keeping five suspected pirates in custody while it explores legal action after an attack on a Netherlands Antilles–registered freight ship off the coast of Somalia.

Thomas Winkler, head of legal services at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says a reque >>>


      ETHIOPIA BEGINS SOMALIA PULLOUT
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     By Stephanie McCrummenWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, January 3, 200'; A10 NAIROBI, Jan. 2 –– Ethiopian troops propping up Somalia‘s fragile transitional government began a partial withdrawal from the seaside capital of Mogadishu on Friday, a move that many Somalis and analysts say will pr >>>


      EU GAS SUPPLIES FALL AS RUSSIA–UKRAINE ROW DEEPENS
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     5:05 AM KIEV (Reuters) – European Union countries were on alert on Saturday for further disruption to their gas supplies after Russia cut off Ukraine in a row over pricing, and accused it of stealing gas bound for western markets.

The EU‘s fear of disruption to its gas supply in the dead of winter b >>>


      EUROPEAN PROTESTERS URGE END TO ATTACKS ON GAZA
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     LONDON –– Demonstrators hurled shoes at the tall iron gates outside the British prime minister‘s residence in London on Saturday and waved Palestinian flags in more than a dozen European cities as tens of thousands protested Israel‘s bombardment of Gaza.

Amid increasing criticism of Isra >>>


      GHANA OPPOSITION LEADER WINS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     ACCRA (Reuters) – John Atta Mills of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has won Ghana‘s presidential election, the electoral commission said on Saturday.

Results of a run–off in which a final constituency voted on Friday showed Mills had narrowly defeated Nana Akufo–Addo o >>>


      IN BRITAIN, THE STAIN OF ORANGE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     By Karla AdamSpecial to The Washington PostSaturday, January 3, 200'; A10 LONDON Like moths attracted to a bright light, the British are suddenly enthralled by the site of criminals picking up trash along roadsides or scrubbing graffiti off buildings.

The new fluorescent–orange vests help. And so do t >>>


      IN CUBA, CELLPHONE CALLS GO UNANSWERED
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     By William BoothWashington Post Foreign ServiceSaturday, January 3, 200'; A01 HAVANA, Jan. 2 –– Tatiana González stood transfixed before the glass display case watching a single cellphone spin around and around on a carousel at the government–run store. It was a Nokia 1112, a simple, boxy gray >>>


      ISRAEL BLASTS HAMAS TARGETS, DIPLOMACY GAINS STEAM
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     3, 200'; 5:10 AM GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip –– Israeli warplanes and gunboats blasted more than two dozen Hamas targets Saturday, including weapons storage facilities, training centers and leaders‘ homes as Israel‘s offensive against Gaza‘s Islamic militant rulers entered a second week.
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      ISRAEL BOMBS GAZA MOSQUE, KILLS 10
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     3, 200'; 12:41 PM GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip –– Artillery units joined Israel‘s Gaza offensive for the first time Saturday while warplanes and gunboats pounded more than 40 Hamas targets and a mosque where 10 people were killed.

Airstrikes waned during the day but gathered pace after dark Satur >>>


      ISRAELI STRIKES, HAMAS ROCKETS MARK 8TH DAY OF STRIFE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces bombed the Gaza Strip from the air and sea on Saturday, killing a senior Hamas commander, and desperate residents of the Palestinian enclave sheltered in their homes as the offensive entered a second week.

Basic foodstuffs in the densely populated zone were running short an >>>


      OPPOSITION LEADER WINS PRESIDENCY IN GHANA
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     ACCRA, Ghana –– Opposition leader John Atta Mills won Ghana‘s presidency, narrowly defeating his ruling party rival in a tense runoff, the election agency of this West African nation announced Saturday.

Mills won Sunday‘s runoff by capturing 50.23 percent of the vote _ or 4,521,032 ballo >>>


      PARENTS OF KIDS IN CHINA MILK SCANDAL RELEASED
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     BEIJING –– Five parents whose children were sickened by tainted milk have been released by Chinese police after being detained for a day in an apparent move to prevent them from meeting with journalists, a lawyer said Saturday.

The parents were unhappy about a compensation plan made public this week >>>


      SRI LANKA ARMY PUSHES FARTHER INTO REBEL TERRITORY
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     COLOMBO, Sri Lanka –– Sri Lanka‘s military says that air force jets and helicopters have bombed a series of rebel targets in the north and northeast as soldiers press deeper into Tamil Tiger territory a day after capturing the rebels‘ de facto capital.

The military says in a statement th >>>


      SRI LANKA BOMBS REBELS AFTER SEIZING THEIR HQ
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     COLOMBO, Sri Lanka –– Sri Lankan air force jets and helicopters bombed a series of rebel targets in the north and northeast, the military said Saturday, as soldiers pressed deeper into Tamil Tiger territory a day after capturing the rebels‘ de facto capital.

The fall of Kilinochchi on Friday d >>>


      SWASTIKAS DAUBED ON HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     BERLIN –– Berlin police say vandals have daubed swastikas on some of the slabs that make up the German capital‘s Holocaust memorial.

A police statement says security guards discovered the swastikas and anti–Semitic slogans on 12 slabs Saturday lunchtime. Authorities ordered the graffiti& >>>


      THOUSANDS PROTEST IN EUROPE AT GAZA OFFENSIVE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of chanting, banner–waving demonstrators marched in cities across Europe on Saturday to demand a halt to Israeli bombing in the Gaza Strip.

Protests were held in Britain, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Turkey as the Israeli offensive >>>


      TURKEY SEEKS END TO GAZA VIOLENCE
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     ANKARA, Turkey –– Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Saudi Arabia on Saturday as Turkey engaged in shuttle diplomacy with Arab countries in the search for a cease–fire in the Middle East.

Meanwhile around 5,000 Turks shouting "killer Israel" protested in downtown Ankara as a >>>


      US: SOLDIERS SHOOT, WOUND WOMAN IN BAGHDAD
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     PM BAGHDAD –– American soldiers shot and wounded a woman _ identified by an Iraqi television station as one of its producers _ after she failed to heed warnings to stop near a Baghdad checkpoint recently targeted by suicide and car bombs, Iraqi and U.S. military officials said Saturday.

The U.S. mil >>>


      ZIMBABWE MEDIA: MUGABE SET TO FORM GOVERNMENT
      Washington Post, 03-01-2009
     HARARE, Zimbabwe –– Zimbabwe‘s main opposition leader has insisted that he will not become prime minister in a government of national unity until disagreements are settled. There were signs Saturday that President Robert Mugabe would press ahead regardless.

The official Herald newspaper said t >>>


      AN EVENT OF IMPORTANT HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE IN VIETNAM–CHINA RELATIONSHIP
      Nhan Dan, 03-01-2009
     A Government–level negotiation on the territorial boundaries between Vietnam and China held on December 28–31 in Hanoi has successfully concluded with a Joint Declaration on the completion of the landmark planting and demarcation work between the two countries. On the occasion, Deputy Minister for Foreign Af >>>


      NA CHAIRMAN: CO–OPERATION WITH AUSTRALIA IMPORTANT
      Nhan Dan, 03-01-2009
     Vietnam values Australia‘s role in the Asia–Pacific region and attaches importance to promoting co–operation with the country, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong said on January 2.

Chairman Trong noted the development in the two countries‘ bilateral and multilateral relations ov >>>


      VIETNAM WELCOMES CZECH DECISION TO RESUME LONG–TERM VISAS FOR VIETNAMESE
      Nhan Dan, 03-01-2009
     Nhan Dan – Vietnam welcomes the decision by the government of the Czech Republic to resume long–term visas for Vietnamese from January 200', said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Dung, adding that the decision conformed to the traditional friendship relations between the two countries.

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      DJANET: PLUS DE '50 PIČCES ARCHÉOLOGIQUES RÉCUPÉRÉES EN 2008
      APS, 03-01-2009
      ILLIZI – Quelque '56 pi';ces archéologiques ont été récupérées par les services des douanes de l‘aéroport international "Tiska" de Djanet au cours de l‘année 2008, selon un bilan de la direction régionale des douanes d‘Illizi. Ce >>>


      GHAZA MENACÉE DÉSORMAIS PAR UNE GRAVE CRISE HUMANITAIRE
      APS, 03-01-2009
      ALGER – Israël poursuivait samedi, pour la huiti';me journée consécutive, ses massacres dans la bande de Ghaza oů plus de 442 Palestiniens sont tombés en martyrs et plus de 2.200 autres ont été blessés depuis le début de raids israéliens sur ce territoire >>>


      LA SITUATION ALIMENTAIRE Ŕ GHAZA EST "ÉPOUVANTABLE"
      APS, 03-01-2009
      GHAZA– Des représentants d‘agences humanitaires des Nations unies dans la bande de Ghaza ont déploré la situation "critique" dans ce territoire palestinien, avertissant contre les risques d‘une crise humanitaire dans la région en raison de la poursuite des bombardements i >>>


      MANIFESTATIONS DANS LE MONDE CONTRE LES RAIDS ISRAÉLIENS SUR GHAZA
      APS, 03-01-2009
      ALGER – Les manifestations de protestation se sont poursuivies vendredi ŕ travers le monde pour dénoncer l‘agression militaire israélienne contre la bande de Ghaza et demander un cessez–le–feu le plus tôt possible.

Ainsi, plusieurs centaines de manifestants ont prote >>>


      PLUS DE 200 LITS RÉSERVÉS DANS LES HÔPITAUX ALGÉRIENS AUX BLESSÉS PALESTINIENS
      APS, 03-01-2009
      ALGER – Le ministre de la Solidarité nationale, de la Famille et de la Communauté nationale ŕ l‘étranger, M. Djamal Ould Abbas, a annoncé samedi que l‘Etat algérien a réservé plus de 200 lits dans les différents hôpitaux du pays pour accueillir les ble >>>



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