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      ISRAEL REJECTS U.N. REQUEST FOR CEASE–FIRE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:01 PM AP Photo JRL116 By THOMAS WAGNER Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel on Saturday rejected a request by the U.N. for a three–day cease–fire in Lebanon to deliver humanitarian supplies and allow civilians to leave the war zone.

Avi Pazner, a govern >>>


      ISRAELI PLANES POUND TARGETS IN LEBANON
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 1:16 PM AP Photo JRL115 By KATHY GANNON Associated Press Writer TYRE, Lebanon (AP) – Israeli planes targeted bridges in southern and eastern Lebanon in new airstrikes Saturday, destroying one in a resort area on the Syrian border, as U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was returnin >>>


      ISRAELI TANKS MOVE BACK INTO GAZA STRIP
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:01 AM By SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press Writer GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Israeli tanks pushed back into the Gaza Strip before dawn Saturday, a day after ending a deadly incursion that killed 30 Palestinians over three days.

Seven tanks crossed just over Gaza‘s northe >>>


      JURY CONVICTS 4 WHITE–SUPREMACISTS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 ':46 AM AP Photo CACC101 By GREG RISLING Associated Press Writer SANTA ANA, Calif. – The witnesses were a parade of self–admitted drug addicts, murderers and liars, people with a seemingly strong incentive to twist the truth if it would help the government make its case agains >>>


      LAWYER WHO DEFENDED JOHN HINCKLEY DIES
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 1:31 PM WASHINGTON (AP) – Vincent J. Fuller, the star Washington attorney who successfully defended would–be presidential assassin John Hinckley, has died in a suburban Maryland hospice. He was 75.

Fuller, who lived in Bethesda, Md., died Wednesday of lung cancer and chro >>>


      MAN ARRESTED FOR FATAL PIT BULL ATTACK
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:01 AM KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – The caretaker of a dog suspected in the mauling death of a 71–year–old woman was charged with involuntary manslaughter, officials said.

The man denied he was responsible for the attack and claimed to only feed one of the dogs at a ho >>>


      MAN DRIVES ONTO STARBUCKS PATIO; 10 HURT
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 8:16 AM EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – An elderly man drove a car onto a patio at a Starbucks on Friday night, injuring 10 people, two of them critically, authorities said.

The driver, who was believed to be 80 or 81, was trying to park in a handicapped spot just after ' p.m. when >>>


      MINIMUM WAGE GLANCE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:01 PM By The Associated Press Major provisions in a House bill raising the federal minimum wage and reducing taxes:

–Minimum wage: Increases the $5.15 hourly minimum wage to $7.25 in three steps: $5.85 on Jan. 1, $6.55 on June 1, 2008, and $7.25 on June 1, 200'.

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      N. KOREA CANCELS PROPAGANDA PERFORMANCE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 3:46 PM AP Photo TOK101 By KWANG–TAE KIM Associated Press Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea has canceled a massive propaganda event because of floods that devastated the country this month, a North Korean diplomat said Saturday.

The event known as the  >>>


      NATION OF ISLAM MINISTER WON‘T BE CHARGED
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 3:46 PM LOS ANGELES (AP) – The West Coast leader of the Nation of Islam will not be charged with battery for a scuffle with police officers last year, the city attorney announced.

Police Chief William J. Bratton had requested that Minister Tony Muhammad and two of his security >>>


      NEV. WILDFIRES DESTROY MORE THAN 2'5 MILES
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 7:31 AM By TOM GARDNER Associated Press Writer RENO, Nev. (AP) – After a week of lightning–sparked blazes, more than 2'5 square miles of Nevada rangeland was burning or blackened Friday – the most land scorched by wildfires in the country this year, a national fire cente >>>


      NEVADA WILDFIRE BLAZES LARGEST IN U.S.
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 2:31 AM AP Photo LA106 RENO, Nev. (AP) – After a week of lightning–sparked blazes, more than 160 square miles of Nevada rangeland was burning or blackened Friday – the most land scorched by wildfires in the country this year, a national fire center said.

Four of the >>>


      OBITUARIES IN THE NEWS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 1:01 PM David Gemmell LONDON (AP) – David Gemmell, a fantasy author known for his adventure tales revolving around heroism and leadership, has died. He was 57.

Gemmell had quadruple heart bypass surgery two weeks ago, and died in the hospital Friday, according to his publisher, >>>


      PENSIONS GLANCE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:01 PM By The Associated Press Major provisions of the House pension protection bill:

–Requires employers with defined–benefit plans to make sufficient contributions to meet a 100 percent funding target and erase funding shortfalls over seven years.

–Force >>>


      PRISON INMATE CHARGED IN DOG CRATE ESCAPE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:16 AM LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) – A convicted killer accused of escaping from prison in February by hiding in a dog crate carried out by a trainer was charged Friday.

The prosecutor said he waited charge John Michael Manard until he resolved the case with the dog trainer who was >>>


      RELATIVES: FLA. WOMAN MISSING FROM CRUISE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:46 PM MIAMI (AP) – Authorities are investigating the disappearance of a Florida woman from a cruise ship sailing along the coast of Italy, relatives say.

Family members identified the woman as Elizabeth Kay Galeana, 22, of Naples, Fla., reporting missing Tuesday from Royal Ca >>>


      REPORT: BIG DIG WORKER‘S MEMO QUESTIONED
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 ':46 AM AP Photo BX104 BOSTON (AP) – Officials at a Big Dig construction company have been unable to locate a memo a safety officer said he wrote in 1''' warning his superiors that portions of a tunnel‘s ceiling could collapse, a newspaper reported Saturday.
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      RESIDENTS RETURN HOME AFTER OHIO FLOODS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:16 PM AP Photo OHTD103 By M.R. KROPKO Associated Press Writer EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) – Eric Martin purchased a condominium a few weeks ago in Painesville, a Cleveland suburb surrounded on three sides by the Grand River.

On Friday, 10 inches of rain raised the river 11 feet above >>>


      RICE PLEASED BY LEBANESE CABINET‘S EFFORTS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 12:46 PM By KATHERINE SHRADER Associated Press Writer DOHA, Qatar (AP) – The Lebanese Cabinet‘s new proposal to end the fighting with Israel is evidence the young democracy can function like a healthy government, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday as she flew back t >>>


      RICE TO RETURN TO MIDEAST TO WORK ON TRUCE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 2:46 AM AP Photo KL108A By KATHERINE SHRADER Associated Press Writer KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will return to the Middle East this weekend to try working out an agreement for a multinational force aimed at bringing an end to the Israeli–Hezb >>>


      SINGER JOHN HALL TARGETS N.Y. GOP LAWMAKER
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:31 PM AP Photo WX101 By BETH FOUHY Associated Press Writer FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) – For a dozen years, upstate New Yorkers‘ view of Republican Rep. Sue Kelly could be summed up in a song – the 1'70s pop tune Still the One.‘‘ This election year, a few >>>


      SOMALIA PM: IRAN, LIBYA BACKING MILITANTS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 12:31 PM AP Photo NAI101 By MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN Associated Press Writer BAIDOA, Somalia (AP) – Somalia‘s prime minister on Saturday accused Egypt, Libya and Iran of providing weapons for Islamic militants who have seized control of much of this country‘s south.

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      SON TRANSFERRED OWNERSHIP OF ASTOR ESTATE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 12:46 PM AP Photo NY114 NEW YORK (AP) – The son of philanthropist Brooke Astor transferred ownership of her Maine estate to his wife after his mother had given him the title to the property, according to a published report.

The transfer, reported Saturday by The New York Times, >>>


      STATE RADIO: IRAN TO REJECT U.N. PROPOSAL
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:16 PM AP Photo XHS106 By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press Writer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian state radio said Saturday that the government would reject a proposed U.N. resolution that would give it until Aug. 31 to suspend uranium enrichment or face the threat of international sanctions >>>


      STRUGGLING LIEBERMAN FACES POLITICAL ABYSS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 ':31 AM AP Photo HF102 By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Anti–war Democrats bailed in droves. Teachers unions left over vouchers. Men are drawn to his challenger, and women aren‘t all that crazy about the incumbent, either.

Once, >>>


      U.N. EXEC FEARS AUGUST END TO MIDEAST FIGHT
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 2:31 AM AP Photo AXLP10' By KATHY GANNON Associated Press Writer NAQOURA, Lebanon (AP) – A top U.N. peacekeeping official on Friday said he feared the war in southern Lebanon would continue until late August and voiced fears Israel would flatten Lebanon‘s southern villages and >>>


      U.S. REPOSITIONING TROOPS IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:46 PM AP Photo BAG103 By RYAN LENZ Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – The U.S. command said Saturday it will reposition about 3,700 troops from around Iraq in an effort to quell violence in Baghdad.

Meanwhile on Saturday, a car packed with explosives blew up in a re >>>


      U.S. TO SEND 3,700 TROOPS TO BAGHDAD
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:46 PM AP Photo BAG104 BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – The U.S. command confirmed Saturday that it will move about 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell violence in the capital.

The 172nd Stryker Brigade, which had been due to leave Iraq after a year‘s assignment, will be sent fr >>>


      VOTERS IN MIND, CONGRESS EYES MONEY ISSUES
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 4:01 PM By MARY DALRYMPLE AP Tax Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is spending its last working days before a long summer break by attending to pocketbook issues, with votes to increase the minimum wage, cut estate taxes and shore up pensions.

The hope is to grab voters‘ >>>


      WAR–BATTERED CONGO SET FOR HISTORIC VOTE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 5:16 PM AP Photo SVZ104 By EDWARD HARRIS Associated Press Writer KINSHASA, Congo (AP) – After decades of dictatorship and war, this massive nation in the heart of Africa chooses a new leader Sunday in its first multiparty presidential elections since winning independence nearly half a c >>>


      ‘YOU WOKE UP ON A THURSDAY AND IT SMELLED LIKE A TOP OF THE POPS DAY‘
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Tomorrow, the final TOTP airs. Music stars past and present remember the good times Interviews by Dave Simpson and Dorian Lynskey Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Hit parade ... (clockwise from top left) Slade, All About Eve, the Stranglers, Pan‘s People

Slade Top Of The Pops was crucially entwine >>>


      A MATTER OF CASTE AS BOLLYWOOD EMBRACES THE BARD
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Big budget remake of Othello – with song and dance – starts new trend Randeep Ramesh in Delhi Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian The Bard arrived in Bollywood yesterday with the release of the first big–budget cinema version of a Shakespeare play in India: Omkara, an adaptation of Othello.
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      AIRLINES CLEARED FOR RIP–OFF
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Too many passengers are being denied compensation. Miles Brignall reports Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Complaints about airlines jumped 50% last year – but there is evidence that the consumer bodies charged with protecting passenger rights in the UK are failing to take on an industry which too often re >>>


      AN ELECTION FOR AFRICA‘S FUTURE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Leader Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Democracy and development do not always march in step but without good government Africa cannot hope to pull itself away from failure. The Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka described a continent cursed by "king toads", rulers who grow fat on their power; and no countr >>>


      AS THE SHELLS FALL AROUND THEM, HIZBULLAH MEN AWAIT THE ISRAELIS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Ghaith Abdul–Ahad, south of Tyre Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian An injured Lebanese boy with his mother after their van was attacked by Israeli aircraft as they fled their village in Tyre, Lebanon. Photo: Ghaith Abdul–Ahad/Getty

Inside a well–furnished apartment in a village on the o >>>


      BELL BECOMES MASTER OF HIS OWN DESTINY AT LAST
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Steve James at Old Trafford Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Ian Bell would have left Lord‘s after the first Test contented but inwardly resigned to the axe. By rights Test match centurions should not face such a dichotomy of emotion but matters concerning Andrew Flintoff rarely follow the well–trodd >>>


      BLAIR RISKS ‘POODLE‘ JIBES TO JOIN MURDOCH‘S JAMBOREE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Prime minister knows applause at conference will come at a cost Michael White Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian On Sunday afternoon an executive jet will interrupt Tony Blair‘s five–day US visit to fly him from San Francisco on a short hop to the Monterey peninsula.

Waiting for the prime mini >>>


      BRICKBATS FLY OVER BRICK LANE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Germaine Greer‘s article (G2, July 24) about the proposed filming of Monica Ali‘s novel Brick Lane is a strange mixture of ignorance (she actually believes that this is the first novel to portray London‘s Bangladeshi community, and doesn‘t know that many B >>>


      BUSH AND BLAIR LAY OUT LEBANON PLAN BUT WARN TEHRAN
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Timetable ‘could lead to ceasefire by next week‘ Iran nuclear plan will lead to ‘confrontation‘ – Blair Patrick Wintour and Julian Borger in Washington and Ewen MacAskill Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Tony Blair and George Bush speak at the White House. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty>>>


      CABINET CONCERN OVER PM‘S STANCE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Tania Branigan and Alexi Mostrous Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Ministers are growing increasingly concerned about the government‘s approach to the conflict in Lebanon, as normally loyal MPs warn that Britain is damaging its international standing.

Cabinet members feel the tone of government pr >>>


      CALL OF THE WILD
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      She is the rising star of BBC‘s nature programmes, but now Kate Humble has found her true vocation: to help save Britain‘s last great wilderness

– the sea Aida Edemariam Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Kate Humble was being quite complimentary when the fish attacked her. "Cod are >>>


      COOK STICKS TO A SLOW BURNER BUT MATCHES THE MIGHTY BOTHAM
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      David Hopps at Old Trafford Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian They say that stag parties are getting out of hand but that accusation could hardly be levelled against the group down at third man yesterday.

Not for them the hedonistic pursuits of Prague, Riga or Amsterdam, dancing naked in public fountains >>>


      DISASTER? JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR SUCCESS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Barbara Toner Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Laden with doom we might be but there‘s always another way of looking at things. The television presenter Noel Edmonds says so in his newly published book, Positively Happy: Cosmic Ways to Change Your Life. If we can‘t control our fate, we can control ho >>>


      DON‘T EVEN THINK ABOUT ISLINGTON, ANGEL
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      In London a nurse can work 12Ž–hour shifts for 10 years and still not afford a home in the area – as Tanya Ferrai has discovered Katie Allen Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Tanya Ferrai has been a nurse for 10 years but still can‘t get on the housing ladder. The 2'–year–ol >>>


      EDITOR‘S WEEK
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Welcome to G24: a new edition of the paper every 15 minutes Neil McIntosh Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian This week Guardian Unlimited launched a new print edition – but unlike any newspaper you‘ll have come across before. For a start, its distinguishing features appear to owe more to the world of o >>>


      EUROPE MUST LEAD THE SEARCH FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      The world is right to get nervous when the US is frustrated and Israel faces defeat. The EU needs to go its own way Paddy Ashdown Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Sometimes events surpass hyperbole – and this, I fear, is one of them.

It is impossible to overstate what is now at stake in the Middle >>>


      FACE TO FAITH
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Art may have moved on from depicting biblical tales but it still has an important connection to the divine, says Nicholas Buxton Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Art and religion have always been closely connected. At Delphi there was a theatre in the middle of the temple complex, emphasising the relationship be >>>


      GONE WITH THE WIND
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Since hurricane Katrina battered New Orleans almost a year ago, the population has halved. Amid the debris and regret, Gary Younge finds a city losing its soul Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian A woman walks through the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, May 2006. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty

The Selmer Mark VI >>>


      HOPE AND FEAR DOMINATE HISTORIC CONGO VOTE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      25m voters have choice of 33 presidential candidates Militia shows support for first poll in four decades Rory Carroll, Africa correspondent Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian A tense calm gripped the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday on the eve of a momentous election which could turn the page on decades of >>>


      IN PRAISE OF ... THE PC
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Leader Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Twenty–five years ago, a group of engineers were finalising the IBM PC 5150 computer – the archetype of what is now universally known as the PC.

In doing so they were unwittingly launching a revolution. Like the Ford Model T, the IBM PC was a success b >>>


      ISRAEL REJECTS CALLS FOR TEMPORARY CEASEFIRE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Staff and agencies Saturday July 2', 2006 Guardian Unlimited Israel today rejected a United Nations request for a three–day ceasefire in Lebanon to allow aid through and civilians to leave the war zone.

The UN‘s emergency relief coordinator, Jan Egeland, requested the truce while warning that t >>>


      JUST WAR OF SELF–DEFENCE OR SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENT – ONE CONFLICT THROUGH DIFFERENT EYES
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Two weeks of violence in Lebanon have seen an estimated 616 people killed and hundreds of thousands displaced. Suzanne Goldenberg and Rory McCarthy speak to some of those caught in the conflict on both sides Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian The Lebanese victim – Riaz Juma‘a The monotony is a comfort. >>>


      KEY WORKERS NOW PRICED OUT OF HOUSING MARKET IN MOST UK TOWNS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Beach chalet with view sold for 216,000 London‘s house prices rise at fastest rate in six years House prices to soar 50% within six years Rightmove reports hot market in July Higher house prices and raw material costs send inflation warning House price inflation hits 12–month high Nottingham outlaws are rob >>>


      LABOUR‘S SUMMER TASK IS TO MAKE CLEAR WHAT IT IS HERE FOR
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Blair and Brown have to flush out the policy arguments around the leadership issue to avoid a car–crash transition Martin Kettle Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian There is plenty of evidence that leadership is one of Tony Blair‘s favourite political themes. It is the subject of one of his entries in t >>>


      MADE IN THE UK, BRINGING DEVASTATION TO LEBANON – THE BRITISH PARTS IN ISRAEL‘S DEADLY ATTACK HELICOPTERS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
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      OFFICERS WHO SHOT MENEZES TO GO BACK ON DUTY
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Brazilian‘s family shocked at ‘hurtful‘ decision Deliberations continue over disciplinary action Hugh Muir Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian The family of Jean Charles de Menezes, the innocent man shot dead by anti–terrorist police in the aftermath of the London bombings, reacted angrily y >>>


      OIL PRICE AND DOLLAR PLUNGE AS AMERICAN GROWTH STALLS
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Wall Street urges Fed to hold off from rate rise Economy was boosted by spending after Katrina Larry Elliott, economics editor Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Oil prices plunged and the dollar fell sharply last night amid fears that the US economy is buckling under the weight of rising interest rates and the th >>>


      Q: HOW DO YOU MAKE &#163;1.6M A YEAR AND DRIVE A FERRARI? A: SELL ESSAYS FOR &#163;400
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Universities call summit to combat plagiarism Industry estimated to be worth 200m a year Matthew Taylor and Riazat Butt Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian The multimillion–pound trade in internet cheating which sees thousands of students hand over money in return for bespoke essays is to be investigated by a >>>


      RONAN GIVES US HOPE
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      When the going gets tough, the tough bring out a new fragrance Marina Hyde Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian A recent newspaper article began with the words: "Irish popstar Ronan Keating is under no illusions what his limits or his strengths are ..." In which case, why has he not chained himself up in h >>>


      SOCIAL JET LAG (THE MISMATCH PARADIGM)
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      James Harkin Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Unable to sleep at night in all this heat? Feeling sluggish at the office, and skulking around in a disoriented daze? According to new research unveiled by the best German sleep physicians, you might well be suffering from an ailment called social jet lag.

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      SPACE ODYSSEY
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Once space exploration was a state monopoly. Now businessmen like Richard Branson and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos are leading the way. But why?

Andrew Smith Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Jeff Bezos is not an innately glamorous figure. Affable and eager, with a laugh like a foghorn and soberly casual ta >>>


      THE ESSENTIAL SUMMER MIX
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Everybody has a song they associate with sun–kissed days on the beach, sunsets, bars and barbies. We asked top music–makers to name their tunes and where they take them to Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian Highland drive ... the background to Mylo‘s summer soundtrack. Photograph: Joe Cornish/Get >>>


      THE WORLD IS STILL WAITING
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Leader Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian When Orpheus played his lyre to Apollo just before dawn, the sun rose and when Tony Blair arrived in Washington yesterday George Bush talked of peace, but that does not mean the music caused the sunlight and nor does it mean Mr Blair‘s arrival brought about the presi >>>


      THIS IS WORSE THAN IRAQ
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      TV pictures of the destruction that Israel has wreaked in Lebanon. We find it difficult to understand why our government has steadfastly supported the US in giving a green light to Israel, allowing the killing to continue.

I recently took part in a televised appeal for donations to help victims of the attacks. >>>


      TRAVELS WITH MY ANXIETY
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Holidays are hell when hypochondria and insomnia are your companions Rebecca Front Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian It is 2am and I can‘t sleep. Let me rephrase that more positively: I choose not to sleep. I feel better already, more "empowered", though still annoyingly awake. I can sleep – >>>


      VICTORY AT LAST FOR HYPNOTIST IN LIBEL SAGA, BUT JUDGE ASKS: WHAT HAS IT ALL ACHIEVED?
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Esther Addley Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian After more than nine years of dispute, months of legal wrangling and huge costs on both sides, the entertainer and hypnotist Paul McKenna yesterday won his libel trial against the publishers of the Daily Mirror for suggesting he had knowingly obtained a "bogus& >>>


      WHATEVER HAPPENED TO NECROTISING FASCIITIS?
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Iain Hollingshead Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian It was reported this week that the number of elderly patients infected with the Clostridium difficile "superbug" rose by 17.2% last year, while levels of MRSA infections dipped by 2% across the population. There was no mention, however, of necrotising >>>


      WHO‘D BE A GP?
      Guardian, 29-07-2006
      Long hours, budget constraints and now outposts in Boots – doctors must be saints, says John Crace Saturday July 2', 2006 The Guardian It‘s not everyone who wants to start their day surrounded by invalids spraying germs around their workplace. So the rest of us should be grateful that there are still a >>>


      14–J'6;HRIGER NACH SCHWEREM GEWITTERREGEN ERTRUNKEN
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Großansicht Kassel (dpa) – Heftige Gewitterregen über Deutschland: In der Nähe von Kassel ertrank ein 14–jähriger Junge in den Fluten eines plötzlich angeschwollenen Baches. Wie die hessische Polizei mitteilte, hatte sich der Junge aus Nordrhein–Westfalen mit einem Freund vor >>>


      14–J'6;HRIGER NACH SCHWEREM GEWITTERREGEN NAHE KASSEL ERTRUNKEN
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Kassel (dpa) – Nach einem heftigen Gewitterregen ist ein 14– Jähriger in der Nähe von Kassel in den Fluten eines plötzlich angeschwollenen Baches ertrunken. Der Junge hatte sich am Abend zusammen mit einem Freund vor dem Regen in eine Bahnunterführung an einem kleinen Bach geflüchte >>>


      14–J'6;HRIGER STEUERT SICH UND FREUND IN DEN TOD
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Konstanz (dpa) – Bei einem schweren Autounfall hat ein 14– Jähriger sich und seinen 17–jährigen Freund in der Nähe von Konstanz in den Tod gefahren.

Ein dritter Jugendlicher wurde bei dem Unfall in der Nacht schwer verletzt. Das Auto war zu schnell auf der Landstraße 220 z >>>


      ANFÜHRER DER «ARISCHEN BRUDERSCHAFT» IN KALIFORNIEN VERURTEILT
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Los Angeles (dpa) – Anführer der gefürchteten Gefängnisbande «Arische Bruderschaft» sind vor einem kalifornischen Bundesgericht wegen Mordes und Anstiftung zum Mord schuldig gesprochen worden. Den beiden Rädelsführern droht nun die Todesstrafe. Das berichtet die «Los Angeles Times». Zwei >>>


      ANNAN L'6;DT POTENZIELLE TEILNEHMER EINER LIBANON–TRUPPE EIN
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      New York (dpa) – UN–Generalsekretär Kofi Annan will die Aufstellung einer internationalen Libanontruppe beschleunigen. Er hat deshalb für Montag ein erstes Treffen potenzieller Teilnehmer an einer solchen Mission einberufen. Über die Teilnehmerländer sagte der UN–Chef zunächst >>>


      ANNAN NIMMT LIBANONTRUPPE IN ANGRIFF
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Großansicht New York (dpa) – Mit einem Treffen potenzieller Teilnehmerländer laufen die Vorbereitungen für eine internationale Sicherheitstruppe im Libanonkonflikt an. UN–Generalsekretär Kofi Annan hat die Zusammenkunft für Montag in New York anberaumt.

Derweil drängen >>>


      ANTI–TALIBAN–OPERATION «MOUNTAIN THRUST» GEHT ZU ENDE
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Kabul (dpa) – Die große Anti–Taliban–Operation «Mountain Thrust» im Süden Afghanistans soll übermorgen zu Ende gehen. Das kündigte die NATO–Führung in Kabul an. Dann übernimmt die NATO das Kommando im Süden von den amerikanisch geführten Koalitionstruppen. >>>


      AUCH UNION PLANT GESETZLICHE VERSCH'6;RFUNGEN GEGEN DOPING
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Düsseldorf (dpa) – Nach der positiven Dopingprobe für den Tour–de France–Sieger Floyd Landis hält auch die Union gesetzliche Verschärfungen für angezeigt. Nach Informationen der «Rheinischen Post» hat die Unionsfraktion im Bundestag einen entsprechenden Antrags–Entwurf e >>>


      AUTO RAST IN MÜNCHNER CAFÉ
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      München (dpa) – Ein Autofahrer ist nach einem Anfall am Abend in ein Münchner Straßencafé gerast. Dabei wurden sechs Menschen zum Teil schwer verletzt. Der 54–jährige Fahrer hatte zuvor Unfallflucht begangen und wurde von der Polizei gesucht. Als ihn eine Zivilstreife entdeckte, erl >>>


      AUTOFAHRERIN AUF BAHNÜBERGANG VON VORBEIFAHRENDEM ZUG ERFASST
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Herzogau (dpa) – Eine Autofahrerin ist am Morgen auf einem Bahnübergang in Bayern von einem Zug erfasst und lebensgefährlich verletzt worden. Wie die Polizei mitteilte war die Frau mit ihrem Wagen auf den nur halbseitig beschrankten Bahnübergang der Strecke Deggendorf–München gefahren. E >>>


      AUßERIRDISCHER?
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Großansicht Wie ein Mann von einem anderen Planeten wirkt dieser Serbe, der bei dem Dorf Ovca nahe Belgrad ein Bad in Heilschlamm nimmt. Foto: Rajko Ristic, dpa.
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      BERLIN SETZT AUF DAUERHAFTE STABILISIERUNG LIBANONS
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Großansicht Berlin (dpa) – Die Bundesregierung setzt darauf, Libanon langfristig politisch zu stabilisieren und innerhalb des Landes einen Versöhnungsprozess zu starten. «Es gibt eine ganze Reihe von Aufgaben, die Deutschland im Rahmen der internationalen Anstrengungen um eine tragfähige Friedensl& >>>


      BOMBENEXPLOSION IN IZMIR
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Ankara (dpa) – Bei einer Explosion in der türkischen Hafenstadt Izmir sind am Abend fünf Personen verletzt worden. Laut türkischen Medienberichten erlitt eine Person schwere Verletzungen, als offenbar ein Sprengkörper vor einer Bank explodierte. Drei Stockwerke des Bankgebäudes und mehrer >>>


      BUNDESREGIERUNG SETZT AUF DAUERHAFTE STABILISIERUNG LIBANONS
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Berlin (dpa) – Die Bundesregierung setzt darauf, Libanon langfristig politisch zu stabilisieren. Es gebe eine ganze Reihe von Aufgaben, die Deutschland im Rahmen der internationalen Anstrengungen um eine Friedenslösung übernehmen könne, sagte Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel der «Bild am Sonntag». Unt >>>


      BUSH FÜR MULTINATIONALE TRUPPE IM LIBANON
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Washington (dpa) – Zweieinhalb Wochen nach Beginn des Konflikts im Libanon hat US–Präsident George W. Bush die baldige Entsendung einer multinationalen Truppe in den Süden des Landes gefordert. Die USA und Großbritannien wollten kommende Woche eine entsprechende UN– Resolution im Weltsi >>>


      BUSH UND BLAIR WOLLEN RASCHE TRUPPENENTSENDUNG IN DEN LIBANON
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Washington (dpa) – Die USA und Großbritannien wollen eine rasche Entsendung multinationaler Truppen in den Libanon. Bereits Anfang kommender Woche soll ein entsprechender Resolutionsentwurf in den Weltsicherheitsrat eingebracht werden. Das teilten Präsident George W.

Bush und der britische Prem >>>


      CSU–GENERALSEKRET'6;R FORDERT VERSCH'6;RFUNG DER HARTZ–IV–REGELN
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Berlin (dpa) – CSU–Generalsekretär Markus Söder hat eine deutliche Verschärfung der Hartz–IV–Regeln gefordert. Wer zwei Mal eine zumutbare Arbeit ablehne, dem müsse zwingend das Arbeitslosengeld II halbiert werden, sagte er der «Passauer Neuen Presse». Die Regelung, Kürz >>>


      DEUTSCHER RADSPORT WILL MIT H'6;RTE GEGEN DOPING VORGEHEN
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Hamburg (dpa) – Der deutsche Radsport will vereint mit aller Härte gegen Dopingsünder vorgehen. «Unser Ziel ist: Strich drunter, alle die mit Doping zu tun haben raus», sagte Rudolf Scharping, Präsident des Bundes Deutscher Radfahrer in Hamburg. Bei einem Krisengipfel mit Vertretern der deutschen P >>>


      DGB WIRFT REGIERUNG VERSAGEN AM ARBEITSMARKT VOR
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Berlin (dpa) – Der DGB hat der der Bundesregierung Versagen in der Arbeitsmarktpolitik vorgeworfen. «Auf dem Arbeitsmarkt hat die Koalition in den letzten acht Monaten noch nichts Entscheidendes bewegt», sagte DGB–Vorstand Annelie Buntenbach der «Neuen Presse» Hannover. Aus Protest gegen die Politik der gro >>>


      DPA–NACHRICHTENÜBERBLICK POLITIK
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Bush für multinationale Truppe im Libanon Washington (dpa) Zweieinhalb Wochen nach Beginn des Konflikts im Libanon hat US–Präsident George W. Bush die baldige Entsendung einer multinationalen Truppe in den Süden des Landes gefordert. Die USA und Großbritannien wollten kommende Woche eine entsp >>>


      DREI WEITERE US–SOLDATEN IM WESTIRAK GETÖTET
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Bagdad (dpa) – Bei Kämpfen in der teilweise von Aufständischen kontrollierten westirakischen Provinz Anbar sind vor zwei Tagen weitere drei US–Marineinfanteristen getötet worden. Dies bestätigte das US–Militärkommando in Bagdad. Am Tag zuvor hatte das US–Militär ber >>>


      EGELAND FORDERT 72–STÜNDIGE WAFFENRUHE
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      New York (dpa) – UN–Nothilfekoordinator Jan Egeland hat eine 72 stündige «humanitäre Waffenpause» im Libanon–Konflikt verlangt. Die drei Tage seien dringend notwendig, um Verwundete, Kinder und alte Menschen aus den umkämpften Gebieten zu holen, sagte er in New York. Bislang seien sch&# >>>


      EIN TOTER BEI SCHIEßEREI IN JÜDISCHEM ZENTRUM IN SEATTLE
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Washington (dpa) – Bei einer Schießerei in einem jüdischen Zentrum in Seattle ist ein Mensch getötet worden. Fünf Menschen wurden verletzt, hieß es nach US–Medienberichten. Der mutmaßliche Täter sei hereingekommen, habe gesagt, er sei «böse auf Israel» und habe dann d >>>


      ERIK ZABEL GEWINNT ZUM DRITTEN MAL «NACHT VON HANNOVER»
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Hannover (dpa) – Radprofi Erik Zabel hat zum dritten Mal die «Nacht von Hannover» gewonnen. Der Fahrer aus dem Team Milram entschied das Rennen im Spurt für sich. Nach 100 Runden und 62 Kilometern verwies der Sprintspezialist aus Unna den Tour–de–France– Dritten Andreas Klöden und sein >>>


      EXTRA: WAL–MART AUF US–MARKT ZUNEHMEND UNTER DRUCK
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      New York (dpa) – Der Wal–Mart–Konzern sieht sich nicht nur im deutschen Markt Problemen gegenüber, sondern hat im ungleich größeren und wichtigeren Heimatmarkt schwer zu kämpfen. Die amerikanischen Hauptkonkurrenten Target und Costco wachsen auf vergleichbarer Geschäftsbasis s >>>


      FDP UND GRÜNE WOLLEN REGELUNG FÜR ABGEORDNETE MIT DOPPELFUNKTION
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Hamburg (dpa) – Die FDP und die Grünen wollen, dass Abgeordnete, die als Lobbyisten tätig sind, sich bei Abstimmungen für befangen erklären können.

Sie sollten nicht mitstimmen dürfen, wenn es um die Interessen ihrer Auftraggeber geht, forderte FDP–Vize Cornelia Pieper >>>


      FLÜCHTLINGE DREI WOCHEN OHNE NAHRUNG AUF DEM MEER
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Rom (dpa) – Ohne Lebensmittel haben 14 Flüchtlinge 20 Tage lange in einem Boot vor der italienischen Küste überlebt. In der Nacht wurden sie völlig entkräftet von der italienischen Marine gerettet. Sieben der illegalen Einwanderer seien in «kritischem Zustand», zwei von ihnen seien in ein >>>


      FRAGE NACH EINEM BUNDESWEHREINSATZ STELLT SICH LAUT MERKEL NICHT
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Berlin (dpa) – Für Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel stellt sich die Frage nach einem Nahost–Einsatz der Bundeswehr im Augenblick nicht. «Wir wissen ja noch nicht einmal, wie das Mandat aussehen wird», sagte die Kanzlerin der «Bild am Sonntag». Erst sei der UN– Sicherheitsrat am Zug, um das Mandat zu >>>


      HAMBURGER SV IM LIGAPOKAL–HALBFINALE
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Düsseldorf (dpa) – Der Hamburger SV hat das Halbfinale des Fußball–Ligapokals erreicht. Der Dritte der abgelaufenen Bundesliga Saison gewann in Düsseldorf gegen Hertha BSC mit 1:0. Die Hamburger treffen nun im Kampf um den Einzug ins Endspiel am Dienstag im Weserstadion auf Vizemeister Werder >>>


      HEFTIGE REGENF'6;LLE UND GEWITTER
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Kassel (dpa) – Heftige Gewitterregen über Deutschland: In der Nähe von Kassel ertrank ein 14–jähriger Junge in den Fluten eines plötzlich angeschwollenen Baches. Wie die hessische Polizei mitteilte, hatte sich der Junge aus Nordrhein–Westfalen mit einem Freund vor dem Regen in eine >>>


      HEFTIGE UNWETTER FLUTEN KELLER UND BRINGEN DACH ZUM EINSTURZ
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Düsseldorf (dpa) – Heftige Gewitter mit starken Regenfällen haben in der Nacht in Nordrhein–Westfalen viele Keller geflutet und das Dach einer Autowerkstatt zum Einsturz gebracht. Vor allem in der Eifel, dem Siegerland und in Dortmund waren die Feuerwehren im Dauereinsatz. In Schwerte brachten die >>>


      HISBOLLAH FEUERT RAKETEN MIT GRÖßEREM SPRENGKOPF AUF ISRAEL AB
      Die Welt, 29-07-2006
      Tel Aviv (dpa) – Die Hisbollah hat erstmals Raketen mit größerem Sprengkopf auf Israel abgefeuert. Sie seien etwa 50 Kilometer von der libanesischen Grenze entfernt eingeschlagen, teilte die Polizei mit. Die Raketen hätten je 100 Kilogramm Sprengstoff getragen. Hisbollah hatte zuvor den Einsatz ein >>>



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