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      VIRTUAL EMPATE EN LAS ELECCIONES PRESIDENCIALES DE COSTA RICA
      Clarin, 06-02-2006
      Escrutadas el 84,4% de las mesas, el premio Nobel de la Paz lograba el 40,5'% de los votos, frente al 40,21% de su principal contrincante, el economista Ottón Solís.

Tras lo comicios de ayer, los costarricenses deberán esperar a que acabe el recuento de votos para saber quién se >>>


      VISTO BUENO PARA EL DESPEGUE DE OCHO NUEVAS AEROLÍNEAS
      Clarin, 06-02-2006
      Tres están basadas en la Patagonia y otras partirán de aeropuertos regionales. Luis Ceriotto. El Gobierno habría decidido ya dar el visto bueno para que ocho nuevas líneas aéreas comiencen a volar en los próximos meses, luego de que la Junta Asesora de Transporte Aéreo (JATA) diera el >>>


      VOLVIÓ GAGO, INVITÓ A JUGAR POR ABAJO Y PRODUJO EL CONTAGIO
      Clarin, 06-02-2006
      La fisonomía del equipo cambió porque el fútbol pasó por sus pies. Casi todos sus compańeros levantaron el nivel. El campeón había sentido mucho su ausencia.

Horacio Pagani. No parece lógico decir que la presencia de un solo jugador puede cambiar la fisonomía comple >>>


      CLIMBER KILLED ON OLYMPUS
      Kathimerin, 06-02-2006
      A 25–year–old professional mountaineer, who had participated in numerous operations to rescue trapped climbers, was found dead yesterday at the bottom of a steep ravine on Mount Olympus, rescue workers said.

Constantinos Nikotzidis slipped and fell into an 800–meter–deep gorge soon afte >>>


      CRETE TO HAVE NEW AIRPORT
      Kathimerin, 06-02-2006
      A new international airport costing more than 1 billion euros will be built on Crete with the ability to serve 5,000 holidaymakers at a time and serve as a transport hub for air cargo in the eastern Mediterranean, the government said yesterday.

Transport Minister Michalis Liapis and Merchant Marine Minister Ma >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 06-02-2006
      SECURITIZATION EU says Greece can use proceeds of uncollected taxes as budget boost The European Union gave preliminary approval to Greece yesterday to use the proceeds from uncollected taxes, or securitization, for its budget revenues but the Economy and Finance Ministry said that it did not intend to do so for the 20 >>>


      MOST GREEK LAND BECOMING ARID
      Kathimerin, 06-02-2006
      An overwhelming 84 percent of Greece’s land is at risk of desertification and another 8 percent is already arid but is being cultivated by farmers reluctant to lose their subsidies, according to scholars at a conference in Thessaloniki yesterday.

The threat of desertification is significant for over a third (3 >>>


      PROBE INTO PHONE SPYING BEGINS
      Kathimerin, 06-02-2006
      Vodafone denies suicide of its technician had anything to do with mobile telephone snooping ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU/ANA A mobile telephony mast pokes out from the top of the Athens Tower in the center of the city yesterday. It was one of the four masts used to eavesdrop on around 100 mobile phones, including the prime minis >>>


      RUSSIA STEPS IN AND ASKS FOR ZHILIM’S BODY
      Kathimerin, 06-02-2006
      The body of the Russian prisoner alleged to have shot and killed two guards during an escape was dug up yesterday, just days after being buried, following a request by the Russian consul in Thessaloniki.

Maxim Zhilim was being transferred between prisons on December 30 when he shot two guards and escaped near >>>


      "SI FUERA JESUCRISTO, NUESTRO ENOJO SERÍA SIMILAR"
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 "Es el momento de que todos actúen para calmar la situación y ayuden a consolidar las relación de amistad y mutuo respeto que los gobiernos de la UE buscan". Con esta frase, en la que puede verse una llamada a no seguir alimentando la rabia del mundo islámi >>>


      AHMADINEYAD RECHAZA LA RESOLUCIÓN DE LA AIEA: "LA M'3;S GRACIOSA QUE HE VISTO JAM'3;S"
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 Agencias. TEHER'3;N El presidente iraní, el ultraconservador Mahmud Ahmadineyad, calificó ayer de "graciosa" la resolución de la Agencia Internacional de la Energía Atómica (AIEA) que remite el caso iraní al Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU y >>>


      CIENTOS DE FAMILIARES DE LAS VÍCTIMAS DEL FERRY EGIPCIO ATACAN LA SEDE DE LA EMPRESA NAVIERA
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Al menos 388 supervivientes y 244 muertos en la tragedia, según el último balance oficial La Policía antidisturbios ha empezado a lanzar gases lacrimógenos para restaurar el orden

LVD – 06/02/2006 – 0'.00 horas Actualizada: 06/02/2006 14.30 horas Safaga. (Agencias) C >>>


      DIVERGENCIAS ENTRE LÍDERES DE HAMAS SOBRE EL RECONOCIMIENTO DEL ESTADO DE ISRAEL
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 Agencias. EL CAIRO El reconocimiento del Estado de Israel por parte de Palestina fue un "error que necesita ser rectificado", dijo ayer Musa Abu Marzuk, uno de los líderes de Hamas, en un encuentro con periodistas en la capital egipcia. Por el contrario, y en una aparente >>>


      EE. UU. ACUSA A SIRIA DE COMPLICIDAD EN LA VIOLENCIA CONTRA LAS EMBAJADAS ESCANDINAVAS
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Bush insiste en la libertad de expresión pero cree que las vińetas son ofensivas y no debieron publicarse Washington cree que Siria, acosadaporsupapelenlamuerte del líder libanés Hariri, ha atizadolaviolenciaantioccidental con la excusa de los dibujos de Mahoma. Y que los ataques a las embajadas era >>>


      ISRAEL DESBLOQUEA EL PAGO DE 44 MILLONES DE EUROS A LA ANP A CUENTA DE IMPUESTOS
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Palestinos e israelíes reemprenden la campańa de ataques y contraataques El Gobierno israelí decidió ayer descongelar una transferenciadeimpuestosalaAutoridad Nacional Palestina por valor de 44 millones de euros, mientras crece la tensión en la zona con ataques y muertos por ambas partes.
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      LA CRISIS ‘LIB DEM‘ ALTERA LA POLÍTICA BRITÁNICA
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Los laboristas temen que la guerra por el liderazgo entre los liberales provoque un trasvase de votos a los ´tories´ La destitución de Kennedy desató la maldición: dos de sus herederos cayeron por escándalos sexuales

RAFAEL RAMOS – 06/02/2006 Londres. Corresponsal >>>


      LA CÓLERA SE APODERA DE BEIRUT
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Manifestantes con banderas islámicas verdes y negras, frente a la misión diplomática danesa en Beirut, que incendiaron como protesta

5 min Desgloses Evacuación de daneses Conflictivo Oriente Medio

Noticias Miles de manifestantes libaneses incendian la sede del consulado dan >>>


      LA ONU ADVIERTE QUE HAITÍ ESTÁ "ANTE SU ÚLTIMA OPORTUNIDAD" DE SEGUIR INDEPENDIENTE
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Las elecciones de mañana certificarán si puede autogobernarse o debe ser un protectorado Después de cuatro aplazamientos, Haití celebra mañana elecciones presidenciales y legislativas en una situación de calma aparente. Eljefedelamisión de la ONU asegura que el paí >>>


      LA UE TEME QUE LA CRISIS DE LAS CARICATURAS SEA DETONANTE DEL CHOQUE DE CIVILIZACIONES
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      La quema de embajadas deja en punto crítico la relación europea con los países musulmanes Los responsables de laUEpidieron ayer ayuda a los gobiernos de los países musulmanes para acabar con la espiral de violencia por las vińetas antiislámicas.

La diplomacia comunitaria cree quee >>>


      OSCAR ARIAS MANTIENE UNA MÍNIMA VENTAJA SOBRE OTTÓN SOLÍS EN LAS ELECCIONES DE COSTA RICA
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      JOAQUIM IBARZ – 05/02/2006 Brasil libera a sus esclavos BERNARDO GUTIÉRREZ – 05/02/2006 "Zapatero ha sido un buen amigo para evitar la discordia en Latinoamérica" EUSEBIO VAL – 02/02/2006

Foros Chile, 30 años después del golpe militar ¿Qué >>>


      UN GRUPO '3;RABE EUROPEO RESPONDE CON CARICATURAS DE ANA FRANK Y HITLER JUNTOS
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 Redacción y agencias. BRUSELAS La organización Liga '3;rabe Europea (LAE) reaccionó ayer a las caricaturas del profeta Mahoma con la publicación en su página web de dibujos antisemitas que, según afirma este movimiento, "romperán muchos tab >>>


      VIOLENTAS PROTESTAS EN IRÁN, AFGANISTÁN E INDONESIA CONTRA LAS VIÑETAS DE MAHOMA
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Líbano pide perdón a Dinamarca por el asalto a su Embajada en Beirut Manifestantes musulmanes lanzan piedras contra el consulado danés en la ciudad indonesia de Surabaya

LVD – 06/02/2006 – 0'.13 horas Actualizada: 06/02/2006 13.55 horas Kabul. (Agencias). Afganistán, >>>


      ZAPATERO Y ERDOGAN LLAMAN A LA CALMA ANTE LA ESCALADA DE VIOLENCIA POR LAS CARICATURAS DE MAHOMA
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LVD – 06/02/2006 – 11.12 horas París. (EFE). Los jefes de Gobierno de España, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, y Turquía, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hicieron hoy un llamamiento conjunto "al respeto y la calma", ante las "tensiones" provocadas por la publicaci&o >>>


      CAROD CREE QUE AÚN PUEDE HABER ACUERDO
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 El presidente de ERC, Josep Lluis Carod–Rovira, está convencido que todavía es posible alcanzar un acuerdo sobre el Estatut aplicando "soluciones imaginativas" tanto en la financiación como en la definición de Catalunya como nación, aunque no ser >>>


      CIU NO SE PLANTEA ENTRAR EN EL GOBIERNO
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 El secretario general de CiU, Josep Antoni Duran Lleida, aseguró ayer que la coalición "no se ha planteado ni se plantea" entrar en esta legislatura en el Gobierno y que el futuro pasa por una victoria de la federación en la Generalitat. Duran respondía as& >>>


      EL CONGRESO INICIA EL DEBATE DEL ESTATUT SIN UN ACUERDO TOTAL Y CON LA OPOSICIÓN DEL PP
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Los partidos formalizarán hoy la designación de los miembros de la ponencia El debate del Estatut llega hoy a la comisión Constitucional del Congreso, que constituirá la ponencia– 11miembrosde lapartecatalanay11delaparte espańola encargada de decidir elnuevotextodefinitivo. Lasespadas sig >>>


      EL PP SUMA 800.000 FIRMAS ANTI–ESTATUT
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 El PP, que ayer comenzó en Euskadi la recogida de firmas contra el Estatut, ha logrado reunir en una semana 800.000 firmas a favor de celebrar un referéndum.

Así lo avanzó el secretario general del PP, '3;ngel Acebes, durante su visita a una mesa de r >>>


      ERC RETA A MAS A HACER UN "MEA CULPA" PÚBLICO POR UN PACTO QUE LLEVA A CATALUNYA AL "CONFLICTO SOCIAL"
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Puigcercòs reafirma la continuidad del tripartito pese a mantenerse entre la abstención y el no al Estatut LVD – 06/02/2006 – 14.00 horas Barcelona. (EUROPA PRESS). El secretario general de ERC, Joan Puigcercòs, retó hoy al líder de CiU, Artur Mas, a hacer un «mea culpa» p >>>


      LA ERTZAINTZA SOSPECHA QUE ETA TIENE ESTRUCTURA ESTABLE EN EUSKADI
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 Agencias. MADRID La cadena de atentados perpetrados por ETA en los últimos días hace sospechar a la Ertzaintza que la banda terrorista dispone de una infraestructura estable en Euskadi. Ésta es la hipótesis con la que trabajan los efectivos de la lucha antiterrorista >>>


      LA SOCIOVERGENCIA DEBER'3; ESPERAR UNOS AŃOS M'3;S
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      EL PSC NO ECHAR'3; A ERC del Govern pese a su postura contraria al Estatut y no forzará unas elecciones que podrían beneficiar a Mas

JORDI JUAN – 06/02/2006 Siempre nos quedará el PP. Menos mal que Mariano Rajoy y los suyos siguen en sus trece con su feroz campańa contra el Est >>>


      LAS VENTAS DE CAVA CAYERON UN 6,6% EN ESPAÑA DEBIDO AL BOICOT CONTRA LOS PRODUCTOS CATALANES
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LVD – 06/02/2006 – 14.20 horas Barcelona. (EFECOM).– Las ventas de cava en el mercado español cayeron un 6,6% en 2005 debido al boicot contra los productos catalanes, frente al aumento del 6,3% de las exportaciones de vinos espumosos, según los datos facilitados hoy por el Consejo Regula >>>


      LOS FISCALES DEL TRIBUNAL SUPREMO AVALAN LA ACUMULACIÓN DE PENAS DEL ETARRA PAROT
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LVD – 06/02/2006 – 14.45 horas Madrid. (EFE). Los miembros de las dos Secciones de lo Penal de la Fiscalía del Tribunal Supremo ratificaron hoy por unanimidad el informe del Ministerio Público que avaló la acumulación de penas del etarra Henri Parot como éste había >>>


      LOS PARTIDOS CATALANES COINCIDEN EN QUE EL ESTATUT CONDICIONA EL ALZA DEL PP
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Los partidos catalanes coinciden en que el Estatut condiciona el alza del PP Los populares se ven reforzados y culpan al PSOE de su propio declive Esunacuestióndetiempo. Lamayoríadelospartidos catalanes, aexcepción del PP, cree que la aprobación del Estatut retornará las aguas a su cauceyquela >>>


      MARAGALL ADVIERTE A ZAPATERO DE QUE SACRIFICAR EL TRIPARTITO POR CIU SERÍA UN "FRAUDE HISTÓRICO"
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      Montilla afirma que las alianzas y los candidatos del PSC los decide sólo el PSC El presidente de la Generalitat, Pasqual Maragall, advirtió ayer al presidente Zapatero de que incorporar a Converg';ncia i Unió a la gobernabilidad de Espańa a cambio de poner en peligro el Gobierno tripartito >>>


      M'3;S DE LA MITAD DE LOS CATALANES VOTARÍA EL ESTATUT
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 FICHA TÉCNICA.

Universo: población mayor de 18 ańos residente y empadronada en Espańa. Muestra: 1.000 entrevistas en toda Espańa distribuidas de forma proporcional; la muestra de Catalunya se ha ampliado hasta alcanzar 400 entrevistas.

Muestra >>>


      PIQUÉ: "ZAPATERO JUSTIFICA SU TRAICIÓN"
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      LA VANGUARDIA – 06/02/2006 El líder del PP de Catalunya, Josep Piqué, dijo ayer que José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero acudió al consejo nacional del PSC a "justificar la clara traición al PSC" por hacer un pacto estatutario con CiU "sin contar ni con el Govern de Catalunya >>>


      SI CAE DINAMARCA
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      EL IM'3;N DE TURNO y las parabólicas pueden convertir muchos barrios en burbujas ajenas a los valores básicos europeos

FRANCESC–MARC '3;LVARO – 06/02/2006 La noticia de las caricaturas sobre Mahoma en un periódico de Copenhague se publica en las páginas de informac >>>


      ZAPATERO PIDE A LOS PARTIDOS CATALANES GRANDEZA DE MIRAS PARA APOYAR EL ESTATUT
      La Vanguardia, 06-02-2006
      El presidente señala que la reforma servirá para clarificar el modelo territorial de España El presidente del Gobierno, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, pidió en el consejo nacional del PSC una mirada a largo plazo a las formaciones catalanas, ya que "no se están dirim >>>


      '/11 FAMILIES TO WATCH MOUSSAOUI FACE FATE
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Timothy DwyerWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, February 6, 2006; A01 David Yancey is anxious. He‘s not sure how many days he will last. All he knows is that he must go to court for his wife, Vicki, who was killed Sept. 11, 2001, for himself and for the other families with whom he has formed a bond born of gr >>>


      AFTER WELCOMING EVACUEES, HOUSTON HANDLES SPIKE IN CRIME
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Sylvia MorenoWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, February 6, 2006; A03 HOUSTON –– The southwest corner of this city is one sprawling low–rise apartment complex after the next, a once–hot real estate area that died with the 1'80s oil bust only to be reborn in the ‘'0s as a low&nd >>>


      CORETTA SCOTT KING‘S FOUR CHILDREN SPEAK OF HER ILLNESS, FINAL DAYS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      February 6, 2006; A05 ATLANTA, Feb. 5 –– During the months between their mother‘s stroke and her death last Monday, the children of civil rights legend Coretta Scott King rode an emotional roller coaster of hope and despair –– down when the stroke and a heart attack paralyzed parts of her >>>


      GROUP: KIDS NEED EXTRA CARE IN DISASTERS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      AM CHICAGO –– A national pediatricians‘ group is calling on doctors to ensure that children‘s needs are not neglected in disaster planning. Doctors should volunteer for medical response teams, and help schools, day–care centers and families plan for both natural disasters, such as hurrican >>>


      HATE–CRIME SUSPECT KILLS OFFICER, DIES AFTER SHOOTOUT
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      GASSVILLE, Ark., Feb. 5 –– The teenager suspected in a hatchet–and–gun attack inside a New England gay bar and in the killing of a policeman died Sunday after being wounded in a shootout with Arkansas officers. Authorities believe he also killed a female acquaintance he had picked up while drivi >>>


      KING‘S SUDDEN DEATH SHOCKED HER CHILDREN
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      ATLANTA –– Coretta Scott King‘s four children talked about her last days Sunday, saying she had appeared to be making steps toward recovery before she died suddenly the day she was supposed to begin treatment at an alternative medical clinic in Mexico.

"It came as a tremendous shock to u >>>


      NATION IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Ala. Worshipers Return To Arson–Hit Churches BRIERFIELD, Ala. –– Standing at a charred pulpit, the Rev. David Hand counted the blessings of his little country church on Sunday.

Arson hit five churches in rural Alabama last week, destroying three. But Hand‘s church, Old Union Baptist, an >>>


      SPORTS ON ICE ARE FEELING UNDER THE WEATHER
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      2006; A02 MEREDITH, N.H. –– New Englanders have a lot of names for bad ice: They call it "rotten ice" if it‘s weak like decaying wood, "crispy ice" if it crackles beneath their boots, and "candle ice" if, as it thaws, it starts to show opaque streaks that look like candle >>>


      SUSPECT IN BAR ATTACK DIES AFTER SHOOTOUT
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. –– A teenager suspected in a brutal rampage at a Massachusetts gay bar died Sunday from wounds suffered in a shootout with Arkansas police after he fatally shot an officer and a woman acquaintance, authorities said.

The slain officer, Jim Sell, 63, did not know the 18–year >>>


      ‘REFORM‘ MAY STILL DEPEND ON ABRAMOFF
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Lobbying legislation will proceed one of two ways this year: a bidding war or a slow walk.

If disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff drops the dime on a bunch of lawmakers and several of them are indicted, Congress won‘t be able to say no to even the harshest anti–lobbying measures. That would produce a >>>


      2007 BUDGET FAVORS DEFENSE
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      President Bush plans to propose a $2.7 trillion budget tomorrow that would shrink most parts of the government unrelated to the nation‘s security while slowing spending on Medicare by $36 billion during the next five years, according to White House documents.

The spending plan Bush is to recommend to Con >>>


      A SPLIT WITH BUSH THAT‘S ALL FOR THE FAMILY
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Peter BakerWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, February 5, 2006; A04 WACO, Tex., Feb. 4 –– No one may be more loyal to President Bush than his press secretary, Scott McClellan. But there was McClellan cruising out of his hotel not far from the president‘s ranch Saturday en route to Austin to meet w >>>


      ACCUSATIONS, VITRIOL FLY IN VERY PUBLIC NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN FAA, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      The union president writes a blog, The Main Bang. He courts lawmakers on Capitol Hill in hopes of gaining leverage at the negotiating table.

The agency head calls in an outside auditor to validate her figures on pay and benefits and counter the union‘s claims. Top aides issue an investigative report char >>>


      ATF DIRECTOR IS LINKED TO COST OVERRUNS FOR NEW BUILDING
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      The new headquarters of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in the District is at least $1' million over budget at a time when the agency is considering sharp cuts in the number of new cars, bulletproof vests and other basics it provides agents.

The Justice Department inspector general& >>>


      BACKING DARK HORSE BOEHNER MAY MEAN BIG PAYOFF FOR A FEW
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      After last week‘s House Republican leadership elections, the main winner was obvious: Rep. John A. Boehner (Ohio) was the new majority leader after a surprising come–from–behind victory over Rep. Roy Blunt (Mo.), who will have to stay content in his current job as majority whip.

The top&ndash >>>


      BOEHNER OPPOSES SWEEPING CHANGES IN LOBBYIST WORK
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Newly elected House Majority Leader John A. Boehner (R–Ohio) said he opposed efforts to ban privately funded travel for members of Congress and provisions in spending bills that fund lawmakers‘ pet projects.

The views of Boehner, elected by his GOP colleagues on Thursday to succeed Rep. Tom DeLay ( >>>


      BUSH BUDGET FAVORING DEFENSE, SECURITY
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      AM WASHINGTON –– President Bush‘s 2007 budget proposes spending more than $2.7 trillion, showering big increases on defense and homeland security and a smattering of other favored programs such as scientific research, education and energy.

At the same time, Bush‘s blueprint being submit >>>


      BUSH SEEKS TO INCREASE HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      A13 In his State of the Union speech last week, President Bush gave short shrift

–– just 165 words –– to the subject of health care. Still, administration officials say finding an antidote to rising costs will be a priority for the White House this year.

Bush‘s prescripti >>>


      CREDIT CARD SHARKS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      There‘s a new law that forces credit card issuers to increase the minimum monthly payments borrowers must make. The good news is that borrowers will pay much less in interest over time. Nevertheless, many consumers might still be better off owing a loan shark money than a credit card company.

Here are se >>>


      DR. FRIST TO N.H., STAT
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Mark LeibovichWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, February 5, 2006; D01 HAMPSTEAD, N.H. –– It‘s always fun to hear politicians who are clearly thinking about running for president tell you –– while in New Hampshire

–– that they‘re not thinking about running fo >>>


      GETTING TO KNOW TERRORISM, ONE DAY AT A TIME
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      The National Counterterrorism Center‘s calendar/weekly planner is much improved for 2006, with snappier color photos and updated information on individual terrorists and groups. Measurements are given in English and metric, and dates, listed on the right–hand pages, are given in the standard and Islamic cal >>>


      GIVE HAMAS NOTHING FOR FREE
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      During my years of trying to negotiate peace between Israel and its neighbors, I was struck by how rarely the two sides were in sync. Unfortunately, that pattern is holding today. At a time when both the Israelis and Palestinians are experiencing political earthquakes, the two sides appear poised for far–reaching >>>


      HANDFUL OF RACES MAY TIP CONTROL OF CONGRESS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      6, 2006; A01 In Pennsylvania, Sen. Rick Santorum (R) has been running behind his challenger for months. In Montana, Sen. Conrad Burns (R), linked to the Jack Abramoff scandal, is on the defensive. In Ohio, Sen. Mike DeWine (R) is struggling to overcome a toxic environment of scandals that have tarnished the state Repub >>>


      NASA ADMINISTRATOR CALLS FOR OPENNESS IN STATEMENT TO STAFF
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      A0' NASA Administrator Michael D. Griffin, facing complaints from agency scientists that political appointees were stifling discussion of global warming, acknowledged problems late Friday and pledged his commitment to "scientific openness." In an e–mail to the agency‘s 1',000 employees, Gr >>>


      NEW ORLEANS: THEIR PROBLEM
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      President Bush‘s 2006 State of the Union message has been widely dismissed as an inconsequential affair already headed for history‘s ash heap. But the speech leaves an astringent aftertaste that brings it to mind days after its delivery.

The bitter aftertaste comes primarily from Bush‘s perfu >>>


      REP. SANDERS ‘ALL RIGHT‘ AFTER COLLAPSE
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      RICHFORD, Vt. –– Rep. Bernie Sanders collapsed Sunday while attending the funeral of a Vermont National Guardsman and was later treated at a hospital for the flu and dehydration.

"I feel all right," the 64–year–old Sanders said as he left the event at Richford High School. &qu >>>


      REUTERS POLITICS SUMMARY
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Eavesdropping targets only al Qaeda: US officials WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Bush administration defended a domestic spying program on Sunday, saying it was tightly targeted only at people suspected of having ties to al Qaeda, but a Republican senator who is to lead hearings on it said he believes the White House >>>


      SCHOOLS OF REEDUCATION?
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      For those who have been troubled by the tendency of universities to adopt campus speech codes, a worrisome new fad is rearing its head in the nation‘s schools of education. Stirred by professional opinion and accreditation pressures, teachers colleges have begun to regulate the dispositions and beliefs of those w >>>


      SPECTER CRITICIZES RATIONALE FOR SPYING
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      WASHINGTON –– Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has not adequately justified why the Bush administration failed to seek court approval for domestic surveillance, said the senator in charge of a hearing Monday on the program.

Sen. Arlen Specter said Sunday he believes that President Bush violated a >>>


      SURVEILLANCE NET YIELDS FEW SUSPECTS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Barton Gellman, Dafna Linzer and Carol D. LeonnigWashington Post Staff WritersSunday, February 5, 2006; A01 Intelligence officers who eavesdropped on thousands of Americans in overseas calls under authority from President Bush have dismissed nearly all of them as potential suspects after hearing nothing pertinent to >>>


      THE GOAL OF THESE PAGES
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Last week the editorial page received hundreds of letters and e–mails suggesting that The Post‘s opinion pages had crossed a line, not once but twice. The criticism echoed, in a very faint way, a controversy raging through Europe and the Muslim world. Three distinct stories –– but together they >>>


      THE TALK SHOWS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (WTTG), ' a.m.: Gen. Michael V. Hayden , deputy director of national intelligence, and Rep. John A. Boehner (R–Ohio).

THIS WEEK (ABC, WJLA), ' a.m.: Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman , Olympic gymnast >>>


      THOUSANDS PAY RESPECTS TO KING
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Hamil R. Harris and Darryl FearsWashington Post Staff WritersSunday, February 5, 2006; A03 ATLANTA, Feb. 4 –– Thousands of people from as far away as Louisiana and New York braved a sharp, cold afternoon here, standing in line for hours to pay their last respects to civil rights legend Coretta Scott King >>>


      AP NEWS ALERT
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      SAFAGA, Egypt –– Relatives of passengers drowned on a Red Sea ferry have attacked the offices of the owners and police are responding with tear gas.
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      CANADA THRIVING AS NEW LEADER STEPS IN
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Doug StruckWashington Post Foreign ServiceMonday, February 6, 2006; A12 OTTAWA, Feb. 5 –– The conservative Canadian government to be sworn in Monday will take the reins of a country that is economically flush, newly confident and ready to reap the benefits of one of the largest supplies of oil in the wor >>>


      INDIA MAKES SLIGHT REDUCTION IN KASHMIR TROOP LEVEL
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has withdrawn at least 3,000 troops from Jammu and Kashmir state as the level of violence there falls, the country‘s defense minister and army chief said on Monday.

Earlier, government and military officials said a total of 15,000 troops would be withdrawn in phases. But >>>


      ISRAEL SENDS $55 MILLION PAYMENT TO PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      3:3' PM JERUSALEM, Feb. 5 –– The Israeli cabinet authorized Sunday a $55 million tax payment to the Palestinian Authority, five days after freezing the transfer following the victory of the radical Islamic group Hamas in Palestinian parliamentary elections.

Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert unf >>>


      LA MEDITACIÓN DE URIBE
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Por Marcela SanchezSpecial to washingtonpost.comFriday, February 3, 2006;
12:00 AM Alvaro Uribe, un consagrado prácticamente de yoga y meditador asiduo, me contó hace dos años que uno de sus mantras era "mantener la humildad." Este sería un buen momento para que el Presidente c >>>


      LARGE SHARK ZEROES IN ON SYDNEY OCEAN RACE SWIMMERS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      SYDNEY (Reuters) – Swimmers in an ocean race off Sydney faced their worst nightmare when a 10–foot shark was spotted heading straight for them, forcing race officials to quickly pluck competitors from the water.

Swimmers in the Cole Classic ocean swim, a six–mile race out through the heads of >>>


      LEBANON PROTESTERS SET EMBASSY AFIRE
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Anthony ShadidWashington Post Foreign ServiceMonday, February 6, 2006; A01 BEIRUT, Feb. 5 –– Thousands of Muslim protesters, enraged over the publication of caricatures of Islam‘s prophet Muhammad, set ablaze the Danish Embassy on Sunday and rampaged through a predominantly Christian neighborhood, >>>


      MANILA STAMPEDE INQUIRY POINTS TO SECURITY LAPSES
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      MANILA (Reuters) – A Philippine official investigating a deadly stampede for a popular television game show said on Monday there appeared to be poor coordination among security personnel and no contingency plan to deal with the disaster.

Health officials said 74 people, mostly elderly women, were killed >>>


      NUCLEAR INSPECTIONS ARE CURBED BY IRAN
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Ali Akbar DareiniAssociated PressMonday, February 6, 2006; A11 TEHRAN, Feb. 5 –– Iran ended voluntary cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency on Sunday, saying it would start uranium enrichment and bar surprise inspections of its facilities after being reported to the U.N. Security Counci >>>


      PLOTTER IN USS COLE ATTACK FLEES JAIL
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      SANAA, Yemen, Feb. 5 –– An al Qaeda operative sentenced to death for plotting the USS Cole bombing that killed 17 sailors in 2000 was among a group of convicts who escaped from a prison in Yemen last week, Interpol said Sunday in issuing a global security alert.

Officials set up checkpoints around >>>


      ROMANIANS EAGER FOR LONG–AWAITED ARRIVAL OF THE YANKS
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      A10 MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania –– Camelia Mohorea stood outside the Vascov Nonstop shop with a big bottle of beer and a huge sack of pig feed, waiting for a ride home and daydreaming about American soldiers. "If the Americans come, they will give us a better life," said the 43–year–o >>>


      THREE DAYS WITH A BIRD FLU SLEUTH
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Alan SipressWashington Post Foreign ServiceMonday, February 6, 2006; A10 JAKARTA, Indonesia The maroon minivan had just edged into morning traffic, but passenger Gina Samaan, a field investigator for the World Health Organization, admitted she was already a bit worried.

This much was for sure, she said, rev >>>


      URIBE‘S MEDITATION
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      By Marcela SanchezSpecial to washingtonpost.comFriday, February 3, 2006;
12:00 AM WASHINGTON –– Alvaro Uribe, devoted yoga practitioner and meditator, told me two years ago that one of his mantras was "mantener la humildad,‘‘ maintain humility. Now would be a good time for the Colombian >>>


      WORLD IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 06-02-2006
      Nobel Laureate Leads Costa Rican Election SAN JOSE, Costa Rica –– A Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former president who supports a regional trade pact with the United States held a narrow lead in Costa Rica‘s presidential election on Sunday, according to partial returns.

With half the votes >>>


      ‘DOES AID REALLY HELP ORDINARY PEOPLE?‘
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Ten people from across the continent give their views on whether 12 months in the political spotlight have seen progress for the citizens of their countries Interviews by Jeevan Vasagar, David Beresford and Duncan Campbell Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian Ayesha Kajee Political science researcher, South Africa Ther >>>


      A STEADY FIRST STEP FORWARD
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      A year ago the Guardian set out to track the west‘s promises of action for Africa on aid, trade, health and debt relief. As G8 finance ministers meet this week, our
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      AMNESTY URGES UK TO ACT ON GUANT'3;NAMO BRITONS
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Owen Bowcott Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian The UK government must intervene on behalf of nine British residents being held without trial at the US Guantánamo Bay detention centre, Amnesty International urges today in a report on the impact on inmates‘ families. " The UK government‘s relucta >>>


      BLAIR AND BROWN DISCUSS TRANSFER OF POWER ‘BUT NO DATE SET‘
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Julian Glover, political correspondent Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian Tony Blair has had a series of meetings with Gordon Brown about plans to hand over power as pressure grows for Labour to mount a united and vigorous response to a surge in Conservative support.

"There have been a number of positiv >>>


      BRITAIN DEFIES US WITH FUNDING TO BOOST SAFE ABORTION SERVICES
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Attempt to replace lost dollars after ‘global gag‘
70,000 died last year in backstreet operations Sarah Boseley Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian The British government will today publicly defy the United States by giving money for safe abortion services in developing countries to organisations that >>>


      FANCY EU FOOTWORK FROM GORDON
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      William Keegan Sunday February 5, 2006 The Observer Just think – Gordon Brown could have been Prime Minister of Scotland! Government papers released under Whitehall‘s 30–year rule for the storage of sensitive information indicate that in the mid 1'70s the Treasury was even more worried than we tho >>>


      GALLOWAY FREED AFTER DETENTION IN CAIRO
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Press Association Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian George Galloway received an apology from the president of Egypt yesterday after being held at Cairo airport for more than 12 hours, his Respect party said. The politician was detained on Friday night and only released on Saturday when a mock trial of George Bush an >>>


      IRAQI TROOP WITHDRAWAL COULD BEGIN IN MAY, BUT MINISTER REMAINS COY
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      British commanders step up plans after joint talks Frustration mounts at ‘dependency culture‘ Richard Norton–Taylor Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian British military commanders are stepping up plans for a significant cut in the number of troops in Iraq by the end of the year despite the government >>>


      NEW POWERS TO FORCE ABSENT FATHERS TO PAY CHILD MAINTENANCE
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Angry mother who wrote to Blair plans action group Records show a million failing to support offspring David Hencke, Westminster correspondent Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian Tough new measures to chase up the million absent fathers who refuse to pay child maintenance are expected to be announced by John Hutton, t >>>


      NHS CLOSE TO TARGET ON CUTTING WAITING TIMES
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      John Carvel Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian The government was a whisker away from achieving Labour‘s 2001 manifesto promise to eliminate excessive NHS waiting times at hospitals in England, according to Department of Health data released yesterday.

The aim was to cut inpatients‘ maximum waiti >>>


      QUEEN‘S POWERS SHOULD BE REMOVED, SAYS CAMERON
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Julian Glover, political correspondent Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian David Cameron will today call for the Queen to be stripped of many of her traditional powers, a move that takes his campaign to reshape the Conservative party to a startling new level.

In his first constitutional intervention since bec >>>


      REPORT SAYS A QUARTER OF PUPILS PLAY TRUANT
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Worst figures in Glasgow, Belfast and Norwich Government ‘losing battle‘ to keep children at school Matthew Taylor, education correspondent Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian Almost one–quarter of schoolchildren skip lessons, with the most regular offenders living in Glasgow, Belfast and Norwich, ac >>>


      ROW OVER &#163;1.1BN UPGRADE FOR BARTS HOSPITAL
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
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      TEACHERS SPLIT OVER MATHS A–LEVEL
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      Matthew Taylor, education correspondent Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian Many teachers believe reforms introduced to make A–level maths more popular have led to the subject being "dumbed down".

An interim report from the government‘s exam watchdog, the Qualifications and Curriculum Au >>>


      WILL THE CAMPAIGN BUBBLE BURST?
      Guardian, 06-02-2006
      As the Make Poverty History movement winds up, the trick now is to keep up the momentum it created Andy Beckett Monday February 6, 2006 The Guardian Twenty years ago, the political magazine Living Marxism – long gone now but then at the height of its reputation – published an essay about Bob Geldof‘s >>>



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