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      CELL PHONE FIRMS UNFAZED AS THEY FACE FREE MARKET
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Hadar Horesh Anyone seeking a free market for cell phone handsets, unbridled by the restrictions of the local cellular companies and the marketing tricks of the local merchants, should go to the old central bus station in Tel Aviv.

There, on Neveh Sha‘anan Street, south of Rosh Pina Street, there is a >>>


      CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY FORBIDS EL AL FROM SETTING PRICES TOO HIGH
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Zohar Blumenkrantz The Civil Aviation Authority has forbidden El Al from further raising its ticket prices.

El Al has hiked ticket prices several times since the beginning of the year, citing the increasing cost of fuel. On its flights to Cairo, Larnaca, Sofia, Istanbul, Athens, Bucharest, Budapest and Prag >>>


      FAITH IN TSHUVA
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Hertzel Laks Delek Real Estate (TASE÷ DLKR), the real estate arm of the giant Delek Group (TASE÷ DLEKG), will be receiving nearly half a billion shekels from conversion of options into convertible and regular bonds.

Ilik Rozanski, the company‘s manager, commented that the fund–rais >>>


      GINSBURG TO RESIGN AS CLUBMARKET CEO
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Sivan Klingbail Yaakov Ginsburg, CEO of supermarket chain Clubmarket, has decided to resign.

Ginsburg has informed the controlling shareholders of the company of his intention to leave and pursue his personal businesses, Haaretz has learned.

Ginsburg‘s departure will not come as a surprise to >>>


      MARKET REPORT / TASE POSTS ROBUST GAINS ON NASDAQ LEAP
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By TheMarker Tel Aviv stocks started the trading week yesterday with robust gains. The TA–25 index gained 1.5 percent to 644.2 points, the TA–100 index rose 1.5 percent to 661 points and the TelTech–15 index added 0.4 percent. Turnover was decent for the slow summer season at NIS 616 million.

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      SHOCHAT÷ WHY RUSH ON BACHAR REFORMS?
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Zvi Zrahiya Former finance minister MK Avraham Shochat (Labor) has called on his faction to vote against the government‘s capital market recommendations, known as the Bachar reforms, when the bill comes up for its first reading in the Knesset plenum this evening.

"We didn‘t come into the go >>>


      STAFF AT ISRAEL MILITARY INDUSTRIES UP ANTE AS MANAGEMENT FAILS TO PAY JUNE WAGES
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Haim Bior Workers at the troubled defense firm Israel Military Industries are considering esclating their industrial action to protest the second month of delayed pay. As of yesterday, 2,'00 staffers at the state–owned IMI had not received their June salaries, and 1,200 retirees had not received their comp >>>


      BLAIR‘S RESPONSIBILITY
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Akiva Eldar The reaction of Britain‘s Prime Minister Tony Blair proves that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon‘s instincts – which led his ministers to make do with expressions of shock, condolence and concern over the convalescence of the victims of the explosions in England – did not mislead him. >>>


      ISRAEL‘S WONDERFUL YOUTH
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Shulamit Aloni They received the best education that the State of Israel can offer its choice students during the tenure of the present government, in spite of the budget cuts. Small classes, good teachers, many rabbis, a supportive community, free transportation, a lot of enrichment classes – to which the dar >>>


      SOME GOOD IN THE LONDON AFTERMATH?
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Danny Rubinstein Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas, Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia and dozens of spokesmen for Palestinian organizations and institutions vehemently condemned the terrorist attack in London. Everyone denounced, unanimously, the killing of innocent civilians and everyone phrased their statemen >>>


      THE DISENGAGEMENT AS SMOKE SCREEN
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Jonathan Pollack Exactly one year ago the International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled that the fence that Israel is building in the territories is illegal. However, one hardly needs to mention that the construction has been affected only cosmetically. During the past two years we – Israelis, Palestinians >>>


      THE MACCABIAH‘S CONTRIBUTION
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      The Maccabiah is one of Zionism‘s most important enterprises of the past century. When thousands of Jewish athletes from 34 countries march into the national stadium tonight, in the 17th Maccabiah Games‘ opening ceremony, the sense of pride and empathy will be palpable. However, again – as with all re >>>


      TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE AT THE G8
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Danny Rabinowitz The struggle to come up with the right analysis of the G8 summit in Scotland was over before it began. British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the rest of the Western leaders who stood by him during Thursday‘s terror attacks in London did what politicians everywhere do well÷ They drew sim >>>


      55,000 J‘LEM ARABS TO REMAIN OUTSIDE FENCE
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Gideon Alon Some 55,000 residents of East Jerusalem with Israeli identity cards will remain outside the "Jerusalem envelope," and will in effect be cut off from the city‘s municipal core, it was revealed in yesterday‘s cabinet meeting. The cabinet approved a plan for arranging services for the >>>


      70–YEAR–OLD CAIRO SYNAGOGUE TO REOPEN WITH HELP FROM ISRAELIS
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Yoav Stern CAIRO – This Friday, for the first time in many years, the Meir Einayim synagogue in Cairo‘s Me‘adi neighborhood will open for prayer. Israel‘s ambassador to Egypt, Shalom Cohen, and the head of Cairo‘s Jewish community, Carmen Weinstein, agreed last week to reopen the place >>>


      AG CALLS ON PULLOUT FOES TO OBEY THE LAW
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Yuval Yoaz Attorney General Menachem Mazuz yesterday called on pullout opponents to obey the law, telling six leading religious Zionist rabbis "to leave the law–enforcement system outside the political debate." Both sides agreed that security forces implementing the disengagement plan must not be har >>>


      ANALYSIS / GOODWILL, BUT NOTHING MORE
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Danny Rubinstein Yesterday‘s approval of the Jerusalem envelope plan, which addresses the Palestinian residents‘ need for municipal services, bears no new tidings, except for an expression of goodwill on the part of the government to make life easier for tens of thousands of Arab residents of Jerusalem w >>>


      ANALYSIS / WHO SABOTAGED THE TAL LAW?
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Shahar Ilan Here is one suggestion for the agenda of the new state comptroller – check who is responsible for the Tal Law fiasco. For the Tal Law did not fail, it was sabotaged. In many respects it was a fictitious law, a law the Knesset passed and the government ostensibly intended to implement, but actually >>>


      CABINET GETS TOUGH ON MODERN SLAVERY‘
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Yuval Yoaz Yesterday the cabinet expressed support for an ambitious new law meant to combat exploitation of workers, or what the government termed "modern slavery." The bill, drafted by the Justice Ministry and approved by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation, would grant authorities greater leeway in >>>


      COURT INDICTS 2 IN BEACH STABBING
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Zvi Harel Two suspects were indicted yesterday in Tel Aviv District Court in the stabbing death of Saeed Badarna of Arabbe, who refused to give them a cigarette on a Tel Aviv beach earlier this month.

Nineteen–year–old Gil Shmila of Or Akiva was charged with the murder on Jerusalem Beach. An ind >>>


      GOV‘T ORDERS CLOSURE OF UNAUTHORIZED RAIL CROSSINGS
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By David Ratner and Sharon Kedmi All agricultural crossings that are unauthorized to traverse railroad tracks will be closed immediately, after two truck–train collisions that took place in the last three weeks, Transportation Minister Meir Sheetrit said yesterday.

Speaking to Israel Railways head Yossi >>>


      IN HIS SPARE TIME, ROMANIAN FM TEACHES JUDAISM
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Amiram Barkat Israel should invest in us now, and when we join the European Union – we‘ll repay you, Romanian Foreign Minister Mihai–Razvan Ungureanu suggested in an interview with Haaretz during his visit to Jerusalem last week.

Ungureanu believes that granting Romania a meaningful role i >>>


      ISRAEL TO ASK U.S. FOR $2.2B DISENGAGEMENT AID
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Aluf Benn A delegation of senior Israeli officials that left for Washington over the weekend will ask the American government this evening for some $2.2 billion in special aid for the disengagement plan.

The U.S. has already assured Israel in principle that it will provide funding for the military outlays r >>>


      ISRAEL TO HAND OVER BETHLEHEM THIS WEEK
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Amos Harel The Israel Defense Forces is expected to hand over control of Bethlehem to the Palestinian Authority this week, and military sources said yesterday that control may be transferred as early as tomorrow.

Meanwhile, settlers yesterday vacated nine illegally–built homes inhabited last week in t >>>


      ISRAELI CITIZENSHIP FOR $1,000 AND BASIC TRAINING
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Shlomo Shamir NEW YORK – An American umbrella organization of Jewish immigrants from Russia is spearheading an initiative that would allow Jews living in the Diaspora to be eligible for Israeli citizenship even if they remain overseas.

The prerequisites÷ investing at least $1,000 in Israel and >>>


      JOINING FORCES ON BEHALF OF THE DARK CONTINENT
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Marc Perelman and Nathaniel Popper With the G8 summit and a wave of worldwide protests shining a sudden global spotlight on African poverty, several major American Jewish organizations are taking steps to put the continent‘s troubles high on their agendas.

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) confirmed >>>


      LIKUD REBELS MISS MEMBERSHIP TARGET
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Mazal Mualem Anti–disengagement Likud "rebels" and supporters of Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed up an estimated 5,000 to 7,000 party members by yesterday, a quarter of their declared goal.

Supporters of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reported that they had registered some 2,000 memb >>>


      MIN. PINES–PAZ FORMS NEW COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Relly Sa‘ar Interior Minister Ophir Pines–Paz yesterday appointed an advisory committee to examine Israel‘s immigration laws.

The committee‘s task is "to propose an immigration policy for the State of Israel, to examine the relevant legislation including the Law of Return, the C >>>


      MORE AFRAID OF ORANGE THAN BRIDGES
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Amiram Barkat Thousands of Jewish athletes from 34 countries will participate in the 17th Maccabiah Games, opening tonight with a festive ceremony at the National Stadium in Ramat Gan. For the next 10 days, 7,000 athletes will compete, about one third of them Israeli, in 32 sporting disciplines from classics like tr >>>


      NEWS IN BRIEF /
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      Passenger accuses El Al of theft and humiliation A passenger has complained about humiliating treatment and theft of her belongings by El Al staff at Prague‘s airport. Lucie Hindlsova, a Czech national with permanent resident status in Israel, says that on a return flight to Israel on June 27 her personal belongi >>>


      PELEPHONE WORKERS DISCLOSED CALL INFO‘
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Roni Singer Tel Aviv police last week arrested three men involved in the illegal disclosure of details of calls made by clients of cellular telephone operator Pelephone, according to a statement issued yesterday.

The police conducted a secret investigation of Pelephone for several months following suspicion >>>


      PETITION÷ EASE CONTRACEPTION ACCESS OR FACE HIGH ABORTION RATE
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Ruth Sinai Women in Israel use abortion as a means of contraception, claims a petition to the High Court of Justice demanding the state fund contraceptives for all women.

The petition, submitted by the Association of Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), the Haifa–based Arab feminist organization Kayan, the >>>


      PROBE÷ '0% OF CHARITY‘S DONATIONS DON‘T REACH NEEDY
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Eynav Ben Yehuda An investigation has revealed the misuse of public donations by the nonprofit Giving from the Heart organization, Yaron Keidar, head of the registrar of nonprofit associations at the Justice Ministry, said yesterday.

An inquiry conducted by the registrar revealed that in 2002, the charity r >>>


      RABBINICAL COURT OKAYS PROXY MARRIAGE OF RABIN ASSASSIN AMIR
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Jonathan Lis and Yuval Yoaz The Jerusalem rabbinical court yesterday approved the marriage by proxy between Yigal Amir, who assassinated prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Larisa Trimbobler.

The court deliberated for three months, hearing Trimbobler‘s testimony and sending a representative to interview >>>


      SETTLERS BUILD TENT CITIES, BUT PACK UP JUST THE SAME
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Nir Hasson If a survey were conducted today among Gush Katif residents, most would probably admit the pullout is inevitable.

A tour of random settlements indicates that more and more farmers are neglecting their greenhouses, and some have begun to dismantle them. Boxes are being collected by residents who h >>>


      TAL LAW PROVING DIFFICULT TO IMPLEMENT, STATE TELLS HIGH COURT
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Yuval Yoaz Implementing the Tal Law is proving difficult, state representatives admitted yesterday during a High Court of Justice hearing on petitions to abolish the law passed three years ago. The Tal Law regulates the arrangement by which yeshiva students receive military service deferral on the grounds that Torah >>>


      VETERAN PA LAWMAKER RESIGNS OVER CHAOS
      Haaretz, 11-07-2005
      By Reuters Veteran Palestinian lawmaker Marwan Kanafani, a one–time adviser to Yasser Arafat and champion of internal reform, resigned yesterday to protest against growing insecurity and political malaise.

Kanafani was the first parliamentarian to quit over an internal crisis that blew up before Arafat&l >>>


      BLAIR‘S BLOWBACK
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Of course those who backed the Iraq war refute any link with the London bombs – they are in the deepest denial Gary Younge Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Shortly after September 11 2001, when the slightest mention of a link between US foreign policy and the terrorist attacks brought accusations of heartless he >>>


      BLAIR TO PUSH FORWARD ON CLIMATE AND TRADE REFORM
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Patrick Wintour Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Tony Blair is to use Britain‘s six–month EU presidency to push forward his trade and climate change agenda, including an end date for agricultural export subsidies of 2010 and closer EU–US cooperation on energy efficiency with India and China, the big >>>


      CLARKE WANTS TO TRACK EMAIL AND PHONE MESSAGES
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Critics warn of huge task to sift through records Alan Travis, home affairs editor Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian The home secretary, Charles Clarke, will make a fresh push to compel internet and phone companies to retain their records of traffic on millions of private emails, text messages and mobile phone calls fo >>>


      DON‘T LET THE BOMBS BURY AFRICA‘S HOPE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      The G8 plans could save more lives than a thousand blasts threaten Peter Preston Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian So, in an instant, the pages of history were re–ordered. London bomb coverage, pages 1–16; Africa and climate change, pages 17–18. If the bombers wanted to both mark the G8 summit and pus >>>


      DOWNING STREET REJECTS HOWARD CALL FOR INQUIRY
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      MI5 plans internal investigation Patrick Wintour and Richard Norton–Taylor Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Downing Street has rejected a call by Michael Howard yesterday for a full inquiry into possible security failures before the London bombings.

In a television interview, the Conservative leader sai >>>


      FULL TEXT÷ TONY BLAIR‘S STATEMENT TO MPS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      The prime minister‘s first Commons statement after the bomb attacks in London Monday July 11, 2005 With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on last Thursday‘s terrorist attacks in London. The number of confirmed dead currently stands at 52; the number still in hospital 56, some sev >>>


      IT‘S NOT THE MARSHALL PLAN, BUT IT‘S A START
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Larry Elliott Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian The last time London held the Olympic Games was in 1'48, the year that Harry Truman revealed the Marshall Plan for the reconstruction of post–war Europe. 2005, we were told, would be another double whammy÷ London would get the games, the G8 would agree a >>>


      LABOUR IS NOT FOR TURNING
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      New MP Kitty Ussher sees little evidence of rebellion in her party‘s parliamentary ranks Friday May 27, 2005 Apparently we are all in a ferment of rebellion on the Labour backbenches.

A majority reduced to a mere 67 seats, a leadership battle in prospect, difficult legislation on ID cards and goodness kn >>>


      LONDON REOPENS FOR BUSINESS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      David Fickling and agencies Monday July 11, 2005 The reflections in the side of a bus of passenger as they prepare to board during the morning rush hour in central London. Photograph÷ Toby Melville/Reuters

London was open for business again today, just two working days after last week‘s bomb attac >>>


      LUXEMBOURG SAYS YES TO EUROPEAN CONSTITUTION
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Triumphant prime minister says result revives hopes for treaty Nicholas Watt, European editor Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Voters in Luxembourg briefly revived the European constitution yesterday when they strongly endorsed the measure weeks after emphatic no votes in France and Holland.

Jean–Claude >>>


      MINISTER TO HOST ‘EXORCISM‘ SUMMIT
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Staff and agencies Monday July 11, 2005 The children‘s minister, Beverley Hughes, is holding a summit with child protection experts and African church leaders next week in a bid to combat the abuse of children through ritual exorcisms, it emerged today.

The summit, which will also involve Home Office min >>>


      NERVOUS ROOKIE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      For my maiden speech I chose to tackle Labour‘s floundering over the EU constitution, writes Ed Vaizey Friday June 10, 2005 This week I lost my parliamentary virginity and delivered my maiden speech.

Sophisticated Guardian readers are no doubt familiar with the arcane procedures that surround this rite o >>>


      NEW EDITOR, NEW DANGER?
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      John Kampfner, the recently appointed editor of the New Statesman, insists he‘s not a Brownite toady. And he thinks leftwing journalism can be fun.

Owen Gibson raises an eyebrow Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian In the middle of the football transfer silly season, John Kampfner has just made a big name c >>>


      NHS DAY SURGERY UNITS ACCUSED OF INEFFICIENCY
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Watchdog‘s report says nearly half of operating theatre time is wasted John Carvel, social affairs editor Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Day surgery units at NHS hospitals in England are wasting nearly half their operating time through poor management, the health inspectorate warns today.

If the least >>>


      OUT OF GLENEAGLES
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Leader Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian The first meeting of leading industrialised countries, the Group of Six summit in Rambouillet, was held in the shadow of events in the Middle East.

In November 1'75 the leaders gathered to discuss "serious energy problems" arising from the oil crisis that >>>


      PAUSE FOR THOUGHT
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      When you‘re facing a precipice, you don‘t step forward. Pro–Europeans across the continent need to step back and take time to consider their options, writes Nick Clegg Tuesday June 7, 2005 Just over 10 years ago I was working as a manager of EU funded aid projects in what was then termed the FSU (Form >>>


      PAY CLEAN–UP
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian The Transport and General Workers Union welcomes the article on the poor pay and conditions of cleaners in parliament (Clean up this house, G2, July 8). Unfortunately their plight is shared by 20,000 cleaners in London and hundreds of thousands throughout Britain.

The article >>>


      PLUG THE LEAKS – OR WASTE THE AID
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Sony Kapoor and John Christiansen Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian The recent G8 announcements will not make poverty history. Not only did they fall far short of what was needed on debt, aid and trade but they also ignored the equally important issue of capital flight.

The new money promised by the G8 can be >>>


      POLICE DEFEND CITY CENTRE SHUTDOWN
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Birmingham chief explains 10–hour Saturday evacuation as police cope with forgotten luggage alarms David Ward Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian The chief constable of West Midlands police yesterday defended his decision to close the centre of Birmingham on Saturday night and evacuate more than 20,000 people from >>>


      REID PLAYS DOWN IRAQ TROOP WITHDRAWAL REPORT
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Staff and agencies The defence secretary, John Reid, today said British forces would remain in Iraq "for as long as is needed," after a leaked report detailed plans to cut the number of British troops from 8,500 to 3,000.

The document – entitled Options for future UK force posture in Iraq and m >>>


      STRAW÷ WORLD‘S SHAME OVER SREBRENICA MASSACRE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Simon Jeffery and agencies Monday July 11, 2005 A child sits as a Bosnian Muslim woman digs a grave in Potocari for a relative killed in the 1''5 Srebrenica massacre. Photograph÷ Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

The foreign secretary, Jack Straw, today said it was to the shame of the international community >>>


      SURVEY REVEALS ‘BOG STANDARD‘ STATE OF SCHOOL TOILETS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Polly Curtis, education correspondent Monday July 11, 2005 Pupils are avoiding using school toilets because they are smelly and old, a survey revealed today.

The research, carried out by the toilet manufacturers Armitage Shanks, also found that seven out of 10 school toilets blocks are over 20 years old and on >>>


      THE LABEL OF CATHOLIC TERROR WAS NEVER USED ABOUT THE IRA
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Fundamentalism is often a form of nationalism in religious disguise Karen Armstrong Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Last year I attended a conference in the US about security and intelligence in the so–called war on terror and was astonished to hear one of the more belligerent participants, who as far as I coul >>>


      THE NEW THATCHER?
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Downing Street rejects Howard call for inquiry Rank and file vote on leader defended Ancram hits out at Tory election plans Tories have ‘no vision‘, says Ancram Tories must embrace change, not echo Labour, says Davis Liam Fox÷ Tories must give Britain hope again Fox calls for single–sex schools >>>


      UK PLANS TO SLASH IRAQ FORCE OVER THE NEXT YEAR
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Memo gives timetable for pullout of most British and US troops Richard Norton–Taylor and Michael Howard in Irbil Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Britain and the US are privately planning to withdraw most of their forces from Iraq by early next year, according to a secret memo written by John Reid, the UK defenc >>>


      WATER÷ WE GO WITH THE FLOW
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Mark Curtis claims that the Department for International Development is "forcing water privatisation on poor countries" as a "way to control nominally independent economies" (Brown‘s doleful role at Gleneagles, July '). DfID does not force developing count >>>


      WE DON‘T HAVE IT SO BAD
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Ashley Seager Monday July 11, 2005 The Guardian Now that Britain‘s six–month presidency of the European Union has kicked off, we are going to hear a lot of discussion about which economic model is better – the so–called Anglo–Saxon model or the European social one.

Many people in >>>


      2 FREIGHT TRAINS COLLIDE IN MISS.; 1 DEAD
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 12÷46 AM BENTONIA, Miss. (AP) – Two freight trains collided and partially derailed early Sunday, killing at least one crew member and leaving rescue crews searching for three others presumed dead in the wreckage.

A fire that followed the crash hampered the search efforts, Yazo >>>


      4 TERROR SUSPECT ESCAPE U.S. AFGHAN BASE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 11÷46 AM KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Four suspected terrorists have escaped from the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, sparking a massive ground and air search, a U.S. military spokeswoman said Monday.

They are considered dangerous and are suspected terrorists. That is wh >>>


      4 TERROR SUSPECTS ESCAPE U.S. AFGHAN BASE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 12÷16 PM By AMIR SHAH Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Four suspected terrorists escaped Monday from the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, the first time anyone has broken out of the heavily guarded detention facility, sparking a massive ground and air search, officials s >>>


      ' IRAQI SOLDIERS KILLED NORTH OF BAGHDAD
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 10÷46 AM AP Photo BAG118 By SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Insurgents killed nine Iraqi soldiers in a town north of Baghdad Monday, seven of them in an armed assault on a checkpoint and two others in a car bombing a short time later, an Iraqi official sai >>>


      ACCUSED VAN GOGH KILLER WON‘T DEFEND SELF
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 4÷46 PM By TOBY STERLING Associated Press Writer AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) – The accused killer of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh defied the judges at the opening of his trial Monday, strolling into court with a Quran under his arm and refusing to mount a defense before civilian autho >>>


      AMTRAK RESUMES LIMITED ACELA SERVICE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 4÷01 PM WASHINGTON (AP) – Amtrak resumed limited Acela Express runs Monday morning, the first time the railroad‘s high–speed fleet has been in operation since it was pulled out of service in April due to cracks found in many of the trains‘ disc brake rotors.

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      ARRESTS MADE IN CHINA SHANTYTOWN ATTACK
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 5÷46 PM BEIJING (AP) – Authorities have arrested more than 100 people and are investigating two Communist Party officials after an attack on a shantytown in northern China left six people dead and wounded 48 others, the government said Monday.

The violence erupted over a plann >>>


      BAKIYEV HEADS TO VICTORY IN KYRGYZ VOTE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 12÷46 AM AP Photo XAZ102 By KADYR TOKTOGULOV Associated Press Writer BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) – The man who took over the interim leadership of Kyrgyzstan when its president fled an uprising three months ago headed to an overwhelming victory in presidential elections, according to resu >>>


      BARRIER MEANT TO ENSURE JEWISH MAJORITY
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 6÷01 PM AP Photo JRL110 By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel‘s separation barrier in and around Jerusalem is meant to ensure a Jewish majority in the disputed city, a Cabinet minister acknowledged Monday, contradicting government claims that the divider i >>>


      BODY OF U.S. COMMANDO FOUND IN AFGHANISTAN
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷31 AM By DANIEL COONEY Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The body of a missing U.S. commando has been located in eastern Afghanistan, the military said Monday, bringing an end to the desperate search for the last member of an ill–fated, four–man special fo >>>


      BOX÷ HISPANIC SEEN LIKELY AS COURT NOMINEE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷31 AM By The Associated Press HISPANIC LIKELY CHOICE? Supreme Court watchers say the possibility of two upcoming vacancies increases the likelihood President Bush will nominate a Hispanic for one of the seats.

GONZALES÷ Some conservatives are opposing Attorney General Alber >>>


      BOX÷ SURVIVORS MARK SREBRENICA MASSACRE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 12÷16 PM By The Associated Press VICTIMS REMEMBERED÷ Monday marked the 10th anniversary of Europe‘s worst massacre of civilians since World War II.

U.N. FAILURE÷ About 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed when Serbs overran the U.N.–protected Muslim enclav >>>


      BUSH CITES LONDON BLASTS FOR WAR ON TERROR
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 '÷01 AM AP Photo DCPM103 By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – President Bush is citing the bombings on London‘s mass transit as fresh evidence of the need to aggressively stamp out terrorism, providing a new urgency to the cause that has been the strong >>>


      BUSH EXPRESSES SOLIDARITY WITH BRITAIN
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 4÷01 PM AP Photo WHRE102 By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer QUANTICO, Va. (AP) – President Bush expressed solidarity with Britain on Monday over the deadly bombings in London and said terrorists are trying to break the will of the world‘s democracies by killing innocent peo >>>


      CALIF. GAY–MARRIAGE BACKERS PRESS CASE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 4÷46 PM By STEVE LAWRENCE Associated Press Writer SACRAMENTO (AP) – Rebuffed by the Assembly, California gay marriage advocates are hoping to revive their campaign this week by moving to the other side of the state Capitol.

After a bill legalizing same–sex marriages fell >>>


      CONGRESS SET FOR BUSY PERIOD BEFORE BREAK
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 4÷01 PM AP Photo WX111 By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The three–week window between the Independence Day and August breaks, typically one of the most productive times for Congress, could be even more so this year as lawmakers try to clear the decks for >>>


      DAIRY INDUSTRY SKEPTICAL ABOUT CLONED COWS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 4÷46 PM AP Photo MP101 By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – As the Food and Drug Administration considers whether to lift a voluntary ban on selling food from cloned animals, the agency is getting some resistance from an unusual source÷ the dairy indu >>>


      DENNIS DWINDLES TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 12÷16 PM AP Photo FLMW123 By DAVID ROYSE Associated Press Writer NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) – With a sigh of relief, Gulf Coast residents began hurricane cleanup – again. Hurricane Dennis hit the storm–weary Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast on Sunday with less force than f >>>


      DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING HURRICANE DENNIS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 '÷46 AM By The Associated Press

– The eye of Hurricane Dennis hit the Florida Panhandle between Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach on Sunday afternoon with 120–mph top sustained winds.

– About 1.8 million people in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi were >>>


      DUTCH PEACEKEEPERS HAUNTED BY SREBRENICA
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 '÷01 AM AP Photo DV115 By ARTHUR MAX Associated Press Writer AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) – The images don‘t go away÷ Bosnian Muslim men being herded onto trucks for execution. Women and children sobbing, pleading for protection. Piles of corpses. Gloating Serb forces. >>>


      EU ENVOY÷ ISRAEL BARRIER RAISES CONCERNS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 12÷01 PM AP Photo AKCF105 By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) – The separation barrier Israel is building in Jerusalem raises humanitarian problems for Palestinians and could complicate future negotiations on a final peace deal, the visiting European Foreign policy chi >>>


      EXECUTION SET FOR VA. DEATH ROW INMATE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 5÷01 PM JARRATT, Va. (AP) – Authorities prepared Monday for the first execution in Virginia in 2005, as lawyers sought last–minute court intervention in a case where the murder weapon and other evidence was destroyed after the trial.

Attorneys for Robin Lovitt, 41, had a >>>


      FBI IDS MISSING IDAHO BOY‘S REMAINS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 6÷01 PM AP Photo NY120 By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press Writer COEUR D‘ALENE, Idaho (AP) – The remains of '–year–old Dylan Groene have been identified, ending his family‘s hope that he had survived a kidnapping ordeal as his 8–year–old si >>>


      GULF COAST CLEANS UP FROM HURRICANE DENNIS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 2÷16 PM AP Photo FLLM111 By DAVID ROYSE Associated Press Writer NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) – With a sigh of relief, Gulf Coast residents began hurricane cleanup – again.

Hurricane Dennis hit the storm–weary Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast on Sunday with less forc >>>


      HISPANIC GROUPS TO BATTLE OVER NOMINEE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷16 AM By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The possibility of two Supreme Court vacancies – following Sandra Day O‘Connor‘s planned retirement and speculation surrounding Chief Justice William Rehnquist – increases chances that Preside >>>


      HISPANICS SEE HISTORIC CHANCE WITH NOMINEE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 6÷16 PM AP Photo VASW201 By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The possibility of two Supreme Court vacancies – following Sandra Day O‘Connor‘s planned retirement and speculation surrounding Chief Justice William Rehnquist – increases cha >>>


      HURRICANE DENNIS BLOWS THROUGH ALA., FLA.
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷16 AM AP Photo FLMW123 By ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press Writer PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – Hurricane Dennis roared quickly through the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast Sunday with a 120–mph bluster of blinding squalls and crashing waves, but shellshocked residents emerged to fi >>>


      HURRICANE DENNIS HITS ALA.–FLA. COAST
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 10÷31 AM AP Photo FLMW123 By DAVID ROYSE Associated Press Writer NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) – With a sigh of relief, Gulf Coast residents began hurricane cleanup – again.

Hurricane Dennis hit the storm–weary Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast on Sunday with less for >>>


      HURRICANE DENNIS POUNDS ALA.–FLA. COAST
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 8÷31 AM AP Photo FLMW123 By ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press Writer PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – Hurricane Dennis roared quickly through the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast Sunday with a 120–mph bluster of blinding squalls and crashing waves, but shellshocked residents emerged to fi >>>


      ILL. OFFICIAL CHANGED AGENCY OVERTIME RULE
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 1÷16 AM By JOHN O‘CONNOR Associated Press Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A state official on leave amid an investigation into a half–million–dollar contract awarded to his brother–in–law also recently changed an agency overtime rule in a way that benefits >>>


      IRAQIS DIVIDED OVER OPERATION LIGHTNING
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷01 AM AP Photo BAG117 By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – On a sultry night in Baghdad, Iraqi soldiers stormed an apartment building, arresting Ahmed Sabaawi and his brother Osama among 1,700 people rounded up under the Iraqi army‘s Operation Lightning. >>>


      ISRAEL TO ASK U.S. FOR $2.2 BILLION IN AID
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 '÷16 AM JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel plans to ask the United States for $2.2 billion in additional aid to help fund its upcoming withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank, deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres said Monday.

Speaking to reporters at the start of a me >>>


      L.A. POLICE KILL SUSPECT, GIRL IN SHOOTOUT
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 2÷01 PM By ANDREW DALTON Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – A toddler who was killed in a gunbattle between a suspect and police was being used by the man as a shield, officials said. The suspect also died and an officer was wounded.

The man killed Sunday night after a >>>


      LAPD OFFICERS KILL MAN HOLDING BABY
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷31 AM By ANDREW DALTON Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police officers shot and killed a man Sunday night when he emerged from his home carrying a young girl following an hours–long standoff and opened fire, wounding one officer, authorities said. The girl was also k >>>


      LAPD OFFICERS KILL MAN, BABY IN STANDOFF
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 7÷01 AM By ANDREW DALTON Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police officers shot and killed a man and the young girl he was carrying Sunday night when he emerged from his home following an hours–long standoff and opened fire, wounding one officer, authorities said.
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      LONDON BACK IN BUSINESS AFTER BOMBINGS
      Guardian, 11-07-2005
      Monday July 11, 2005 1÷31 PM AP Photo LON801 By MATT MOORE Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) – Commuters returned to work in London on Monday, the start of the first full week since bombers killed at least 4' people on a bus and subway trains. Many travelers said they would defy the attackers by usin >>>



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