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      BRITISH SMASH INTO IRAQI JAIL TO FREE 2 DETAINED SOLDIERS
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      September 20, 2005; A01 BAGHDAD, Sept. 1' –– British armored vehicles backed by helicopter gunships burst through the walls of an Iraqi jail Monday in the southern city of Basra to free two British commandos detained earlier in the day by Iraqi police, witnesses and Iraqi officials said. The incident cl >>>


      CHINA SACKS OFFICIALS OVER FORCED ABORTIONS
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      AM BEIJING (Reuters) – China, which enforces a one–child policy in cities, has sacked and detained officials in coastal Shandong province for forcing pregnant women to undergo abortions or sterilizing couples with more than two children.

The dismissals and detentions appeared to be in line with a p >>>


      CHINA TERSE ABOUT ACTION ON ABUSES OF ONE–CHILD POLICY
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      A17 BEIJING, Sept. 1' –– China said Monday that it has dismissed and detained officials in the eastern city of Linyi for abuses committed while enforcing the country‘s one–child policy. But the government provided no details and said nothing about the arrest this month of an activist who had >>>


      FOOTAGE SHOWS LONDON BOMBERS‘ PRACTICE RUN
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      AM LONDON –– Police released closed–circuit TV footage Tuesday showing three of the four July 7 suicide bombers on what detectives believe was a reconnaissance trip less than two weeks before they attacked London‘s mass–transit system.

Scotland Yard also said the bombers made thei >>>


      FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS, SOME AID IS TOO RISKY
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      By Darryl FearsWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, September 20, 2005; A06 BATON ROUGE, La. –– The man who stood with his head bowed outside a cheap motel room here said his name is Almicar of Guatemala. He crept across the Mexican border into the United States a few years ago and since that time has found >>>


      IAEA CHIEF URGES MORE DIPLOMACY ON IRAN
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      VIENNA, Austria –– The chief U.N. atomic inspector on Monday called for talks to replace international confrontation over Iran‘s nuclear activities, while the United States and European Union pressed efforts to haul Tehran before the U.N. Security Council.

A resolution drafted by U.S. and Eur >>>


      IRAN VOWS TO ENRICH URANIUM IF SENT TO UN COUNCIL
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran said on Tuesday it would resume uranium enrichment and review its policy of allowing short notice inspections of its nuclear facilities if sent to the U.N. Security Council.

The EU is ratcheting up the pressure on Iran, seeking to report it to the Security Council for violating in >>>


      ISRAELI SEEKS CLOSER TIES WITH ARAB WORLD
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      AM UNITED NATIONS –– Israel‘s foreign minister called on Arab states Monday to open formal relations with his country after talks with his Tunisian counterpart, the latest in a string of meetings that have boosted hopes of a new era of cooperation in the Middle East.

But the Arabs showed cont >>>


      KERRY, EDWARDS CRITICIZE BUSH OVER RESPONSE TO HURRICANE
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      President Bush came under withering criticism for his handling of Hurricane Katrina yesterday, with Sen. John F. Kerry (D–Mass.) charging that the storm exposed the administration‘s incompetence and ideological blinders and former senator John Edwards (D–N.C.) asserting that even in its response, the >>>


      MANEUVERING BEGINS FOR A NEW GERMAN GOVERNMENT
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      By Craig WhitlockWashington Post Foreign ServiceTuesday, September 20,
2005; A17 BERLIN, Sept. 1' –– Germany‘s major political parties both claimed the right on Monday to patch together a new government following inconclusive national elections, but were confronted with the likelihood of weeks >>>


      MERKEL SEEKS BACKING AS ECONOMY FEARS MOUNT
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      BERLIN (Reuters) – Angela Merkel, still reeling from a poor showing in Sunday‘s German election, was asking her party for fresh backing on Tuesday amid mounting concern that political uncertainty could hurt Europe‘s largest economy.

Members of her Christian Democrats (CDU) and their sister Ch >>>


      N. KOREA, U.S. GAVE GROUND TO MAKE DEAL
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      20, 2005; A01 The unexpected agreement by North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, announced yesterday in Beijing, followed decisions by both the Pyongyang government and the Bush administration to compromise on positions they had clung to during nearly three years of crisis over North Korea‘s nuclear >>>


      N.KOREA ROCKS NUCLEAR DEAL; SEOUL SAYS NOT DEAD YET
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      AM SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea threw a deal on dismantling its nuclear program into doubt on Tuesday, just one day after it was struck, vowing not to give up nuclear arms until Washington provides it with civilian atomic reactors.

The U.S. State Department said the North‘s views, set out >>>


      NAZI HUNTER SIMON WIESENTHAL DIES AT '6
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      3:55 AM Simon Wiesenthal, '6, the controversial Nazi hunter who pursued hundreds of war criminals after World War II and was central to preserving the memory of the Holocaust for more than half a century, died today in Vienna, Austria, his base of operations.

Dubbed the "deputy for the dead" and >>>


      NORTH KOREA DEMANDS NUKE REACTOR FROM U.S.
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      AM SEOUL, South Korea –– North Korea insisted Tuesday it won‘t dismantle its nuclear weapons program until the U.S. gives it civilian nuclear reactors, casting doubt on a disarmament agreement reached a day earlier during international talks.

Washington reiterated its rejection of the reactor >>>


      PENTAGON TO PAY MILLIONS FOR USE OF UZBEK AIR BASE
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      September 20, 2005; A18 Over congressional objections, the Pentagon intends to pay Uzbekistan almost $23 million for past use of its military base from which U.S. forces were recently told to leave, according to congressional and administration officials.

"It‘s our practice to pay our bills," s >>>


      PROPRIETY AND HISTORY CLASH IN ARGENTINA
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      By Monte ReelWashington Post Foreign ServiceTuesday, September 20, 2005; A17 SALTA, Argentina –– Their facial features are clear, and their muscles are firm. The blood remains frozen in their veins, and the vivid clothes they wore the day they died remain intact.

The three Incan children –&nd >>>


      RIGHTS GROUPS ALLEGE UZBEKISTAN COVER–UP
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      MOSCOW –– Two leading human rights organizations have accused Uzbekistan of covering up the killings of hundreds of protesters and are calling on the United States and the European Union to increase pressure for an international investigation into the bloody May crackdown.

Human Rights Watch urged >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS U.S. DIPLOMAT IN IRAQ
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      2005; 4:3' AM BAGHDAD, Sept. 20 –– An American diplomat and three private security contractors died Monday in the northern city of Mosul when their armored SUV was attacked by a suicide car bomber, a Western official in Baghdad confirmed Tuesday morning.

Two others riding in the three–veh >>>


      U.S., U.N. ORGANIZE SUPPORT FOR LEBANON
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      20, 2005; A18 UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 1' –– The United States, the United Nations and several European and Arab governments sought to bolster Lebanon‘s quest to shake Syrian domination over its political life Monday, pledging economic and political support for Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Siniora.>>>


      UN INVESTIGATORS TAKE HARIRI PROBE TO SYRIA
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      DAMASCUS (Reuters) – A U.N. team probing the killing of Lebanese former Prime Minister Rafik al–Hariri crossed into Syria on Tuesday to hear the testimony of Syrian officers.

"The head of the international investigation committee Mr. Detlev Mehlis arrived to Damascus today and he is expected t >>>


      UZBEKISTAN ACCUSED OF COERCION IN PROTEST PROBE
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      A18 MOSCOW, Sept. 1' –– The Uzbek government has detained and questioned hundreds of people in a campaign of intimidation aimed at securing testimony that backs its version of events about the killing of demonstrators in the city of Andijan in May, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.
>>>


      WEAKENED MERKEL SEEKS PARTY BACKING BEFORE TALKS
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany‘s Angela Merkel, still reeling from a bitterly disappointing election result, will ask her conservatives to back her as parliament leader on Tuesday as she gears up for tough talks on forming a new government.

Members of her Christian Democrats (CDU) and sister party, the >>>


      WORLD IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      Al Qaeda Lays Claim To London Attacks CAIRO –– The second–ranking leader of al Qaeda, Ayman Zawahiri, said in a statement broadcast Monday that his terror network carried out the July 7 bombings in London, marking the group‘s first direct assertion of responsibility for attacks on the city&lsquo >>>


      YUSHCHENKO URGES CHAMBER TO END CHAOS, BACK NEW PM
      Washington Post, 20-09-2005
      KIEV (Reuters) – President Viktor Yushchenko urged parliament on Tuesday to approve his candidate for prime minister to save Ukraine from disorder and denounced a "cynical plot to destroy" his eight–month old liberal administration.

Yushchenko in early September sacked Yulia Tymoshenko, h >>>


      A BALLROOM, BUT NO FIZZ IN THE PARTY
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Simon Hoggart Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The Liberal Democrats are in Blackpool. They haven‘t been here for a several years, and they looked a little stunned. A place where you can buy split crotch panties from slot machines for 1 is outside their normal experience.

It‘s not always eas >>>


      BOGEYMAN BLAIR HAS THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS FOR WINNING RHYME
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Lucy Ward, social affairs correspondent Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The tail–slicing farmer‘s wife and Muffet–scaring spider have been joined in the panoply of brutal nursery rhyme figures by a new bogeyman – Tony Blair.

The prime minister is the star – or more accurat >>>


      BRITAIN‘S PUBLIC SECTOR BORROWING FALLS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Mark Tran Tuesday September 20, 2005 Public borrowing fell to its lowest level in three years in August as strong tax receipts swelled government coffers, official figures showed today.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said public sector net borrowing came to 4.8bn last month – 1.8bn lower than a >>>


      CABLE CALLS FOR CUTS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Matthew Tempest, political correspondent, in Blackpool Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Liberal Democrats‘ Treasury spokesman, Vincent Cable, threw down the gauntlet to his party today to shed its image as the "high tax and big spending" party, as he promised major spending cuts from current party policy. >>>


      CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Oliver King meets the man who has to make the Lib Dems‘ policies add up Tuesday September 20, 2005 If the Liberal Democrats were a different kind of party, Vincent Cable would be the man who told his colleagues to turn the music down and go to bed. A self–styled "enforcer", he has to impose financ >>>


      DEMAND TO EXPEL CANDIDATE WHO CANVASSED FOR LIB DEM RIVAL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      David Hencke, Westminster correspondent Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Members of Labour‘s national executive committee will today call for the expulsion from the party of the head of one of the country‘s best known tactical voting websites for his conduct as a parliamentary candidate at the last g >>>


      FULL TEXT: VINCENT CABLE‘S SPEECH TO THE LIB DEM CONFERENCE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 In a few weeks, Gordon Brown will give his annual pre–budget report on the economy. I can anticipate the opening lines: "Under Labour, Britain has enjoyed the longest period of economic expansion since the Black Death.

We have the best employment creating record since the >>>


      GOVERNMENT DEFERS COUNCIL TAX REVALUATION
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Hélène Mulholland Tuesday September 20, 2005 Council tax revaluation will not take place before the next general election, the local government minister, David Miliband, announced today.

Mr Miliband confirmed the decision to indefinitely postpone revaluation as part of a wider decision to extend >>>


      GOVERNMENT WARNED OVER MENTAL HEALTH REFORM PLANS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Full text: King‘s Fund report – A Question of Numbers (pdf) Press Association Tuesday September 20, 2005 The government was today warned that many more people with mental health problems will be compulsorily treated in the community than was estimated if proposed legislation is introduced.

The Depa >>>


      HOW MARK THATCHER EXPLOITED HIS POSITION – AND INFURIATED WHITEHALL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Taxpayer forced to fund bodyguards, files show Mother pressed for aid to company employing son Read the documents here Thatcher at the Oman University David Leigh and Rob Evans Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian A hitherto unknown saga of Whitehall exasperation at Sir Mark Thatcher‘s use of his position as t >>>


      HUBRIS AND POLITICS IS A FATAL COCKTAIL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Ruaridh Nicoll Sunday September 4, 2005 The Observer ‘There is a price to be paid for the pressures of public life,‘ said lawyer Paul Burns last week as he sought clemency for Mike Watson, the Labour peer who tried to burn down an Edinburgh hotel full of sleeping people last November.

Yes, those pr >>>


      IS KEN OLD ENOUGH FOR THE JOB?
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      The former Chancellor will have to prove that his thinking has advanced in the eight years since the Tories first spurned him as leader Andrew Rawnsley Sunday September 4, 2005 The Observer The day that he launched his third bid for the Tory leadership, Ken Clarke declared that he would address the pensions crisis by a >>>


      IT WOULD SEEM THAT I WAS WRONG ABOUT BIG BUSINESS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Corporations are ready to act on global warming but are thwarted by ministers who resist regulation in the name of the market George Monbiot Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Climate–change denial has gone through four stages. First the fossil–fuel lobbyists told us that global warming was a myth. The >>>


      JULY 7 VICTIMS FEEL HARDSHIP AS PAYOUTS FALL SHORT
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Compensation delayed by up to 15 months Terror casualties worse off than those in road crashes Sandra Laville Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The most severely injured victims of the July 7 suicide bombings in London could be left struggling financially for the rest of their lives because of the shortcomings of >>>


      LEADERSHIP DEFEATED ON EU BUDGET VOTE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Delegates ambivalent over party‘s performance in 2005 Michael White, political editor Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Liberal Democrat activists yesterday defied the party leadership and voted to ignore calls for a spending cap on the EU‘s unreformed budget – despite the risk that the new Germ >>>


      LIB DEMS REFUSE TO BACK POSTAL PLAN
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Matthew Tempest, political correspondent, in Blackpool Tuesday September 20, 2005 Liberal Democrats inflicted a second humiliating snub on their party leadership today, refusing to endorse a plan to part–privatise the Royal Mail.

Party modernisers, led by the trade and industry spokesman, Norman Lamb, wa >>>


      LIBS DEMS CALL FOR HOUSE SYSTEMS TO TACKLE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Staff and agencies Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Liberal Democrats today unanimously backed proposals to introduce house systems in comprehensive schools to improve discipline.

The party‘s education spokesman, Ed Davey, said the system – which features prominently in the Harry Potter books – >>>


      MANDARINS IN A MESS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      The Foreign Office‘s policy on Muslim extremists is dangerous and misguided Nick Cohen Sunday September 4, 2005 The Observer A few weeks ago, Emma Lewis, a PR for Ken Livingstone, demanded that the gay pressure group Outrage! correct a piece on its website. The offending article had nothing to do with the capital >>>


      MINISTERS SET FOR COUNCIL TAX CLIMBDOWN
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Hélène Mulholland Tuesday September 20, 2005 Plans to revalue homes in England for the property–based council tax are to be put on hold, the government is expected to announce today.

The local government minister, David Miliband, is expected to confirm that he is asking Sir Michael Lyons to >>>


      MONEY AND POWER
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Liberal Democrat frontbencher Sarah Teather reveals why she believes giving councils more power, especially to raise revenue, could enthuse local voters.

By Hélène Mulholland Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Commons touch: Sarah Teather takes up her Commons seat. Photo: PA.

Ask Sarah Teath >>>


      MPS URGED TO BE VIGILANT ON LIBERTIES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tania Branigan, political correspondent Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The "shoot to kill to protect" policy which led to the death of Jean Charles de Menezes amounts to state execution, the former Liberal Democrat chairman and Treasury spokesman Matthew Taylor MP claimed yesterday.

Speaking >>>


      MPS URGED TO BE VIGILANT ON LIBERTIES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tania Branigan, political correspondent Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The "shoot to kill to protect" policy which led to the death of Jean Charles de Menezes amounts to state execution, the former Liberal Democrat chairman and Treasury spokesman Matthew Taylor MP claimed yesterday.

Speaking >>>


      NUS CLEARED OF ANTI–SEMITISM CLAIMS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Polly Curtis, education correspondent Tuesday September 20, 2005 The National Union of Students (NUS) was today cleared of failing to tackle anti–semitism against its members, but criticised for not having rigorous complaints procedures in place and reacting too slowly to allegations.

The judgment came i >>>


      OPEC DEAF TO CHANCELLOR‘S PLEAS FOR CARTEL TO PUMP MORE OIL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      We‘re not to blame for crude crisis, say producers Prices surge again as Tropical Storm Rita looms Larry Elliott, economics editor Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The oil producers‘ cartel Opec was last night poised to deliver a snub to Gordon Brown by postponing an increase in output demanded by th >>>


      RESIDENTS FIGHT PRINCE CHARLES‘S PLANS FOR FLATS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Press Association Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Prince of Wales is today facing opposition from the residents of Poundbury, his mock Dorset village, over plans to build a block of flats in the new settlement.

A three–day public planning inquiry starts in Dorchester today into the disputed block, which h >>>


      SEIZE THE DAY, MR CLARKE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      The Home Secretary could enhance his reputation still further with some genuine prison reforms Mary Riddell Sunday September 4, 2005 The Observer Charles Darwin once believed bears could turn into whales. In the first edition of On the Origin of Species, he saw ‘no difficulty‘ about a tribe of grizzlies get >>>


      TESCO STOCKS UP ON INSIDE KNOWLEDGE OF SHOPPERS‘ LIVES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Crucible database is exhaustive – and secret Government bodies are tapped for information Heather Tomlinson and Rob Evans Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Tesco is quietly building a profile of you, along with every individual in the country – a map of personality, travel habits, shopping preferences >>>


      THE DANGER IN BLAIR‘S BALDERDASH
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Forget principles, ‘outflanking‘ is the New Labour watchword Roy Hattersley Monday September 5, 2005 The Guardian The admission of error is never easy – even for someone of a naturally humble disposition. But, having misjudged Tony Blair for years and repeated my misjudgment time after time in this co >>>


      THE RIGHT QUESTIONS, NOT THE WRONG ANSWERS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      In troubled times people turn to reassuring certainties, writes Nick Clegg. But now more than ever liberals have a duty to ask difficult questions Wednesday July 27, 2005 Insecurity, fear and volatility make life hard for Liberals, and, as a recent addition to Menzies Campbell‘s foreign affairs team, I‘ve b >>>


      TODAY IN BLACKPOOL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Julian Glover Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian On the agenda ...

The debate on the part–privatisation of the Royal Mail is likely to be the day‘s most controversial. The trade and industry spokesman, Norman Lamb, will seek to persuade activists to back his plans to pass ownership to employee >>>


      WHAT EXACTLY ARE THE LIBDEMS FOR?
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Andy Beckett Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian To make certain people feel superior. For worldly political journalists, Britain‘s third party provides an opportunity, traditionally taken this week during its annual conference, for offering subtly patronising advice and straightforward mockery. For voters wi >>>


      WHEN IS CANDOUR NOT BETRAYAL? WHEN IT IS DISPLAYED BY SOMEONE WHO IS RICH, POWERFUL OR USEFUL TO BLAIR
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Marina Hyde Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian A couple of years ago, Roy Horn – half of the insanely camp Siegfried and Roy – had his throat ripped out by one of the tiger stars of the duo‘s long–running Vegas show. I have to confess my first thought on hearing the news was for our prime m >>>


      WHY WAS THE IRA LESS OF A THREAT THAN ISLAMIST BOMBERS?
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      From Iraq to anti–terror legislation and Turkey‘s exclusion from Europe, we are turning the clash of civilisations into a reality Polly Toynbee Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The political season opens in an air of bizarre unreality. This is a country at war and yet that war hardly features, even a >>>


      BRITAIN DEFENDS RAID ON IRAQI JAIL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:16 PM AP Photo BAG111 By ABBAS FAYADH Associated Press Writer BASRA, Iraq (AP) – British armored vehicles broke down the wall of a jail in the southern city of Basra during a raid to free two British soldiers later found elsewhere in the custody of local militiamen. Britain‘s d >>>


      BUSH CONCERNED ABOUT RITA‘S EFFECT OF GULF
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo WHRE103 By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – President Bush on Tuesday embarked on his fifth trip to survey hurricane recovery efforts amid worries that Hurricane Rita, lashing the Florida Keys with 75 mph winds, could bring new misery to the devas >>>


      FALSELY ACCUSED BOY GETS $6.2 MILLION
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:01 AM By DON BABWIN Associated Press Writer CHICAGO (AP) – A boy falsely accused of killing an 11–year–old girl seven years ago agreed Monday to settle his lawsuit against the city and two police detectives for $6.2 million, a judge announced.

The settlement, whic >>>


      FOOTAGE SHOWS LONDON BOMB RECONNAISSANCE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:16 PM LONDON (AP) – Police released closed–circuit TV footage on Tuesday showing three of the suspected London suicide bombers on what detectives believe was a reconnaissance trip less than two weeks before the deadly July 7 attacks.

The June 28 images show the three e >>>


      HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR SIMON WIESENTHAL DIES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 11:31 AM AP Photo FRA102 By IAN GREGOR Associated Press Writer VIENNA, Austria (AP) – Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who helped track down Nazi war criminals following World War II, then spent the later decades of his life fighting anti–Semitism and prejudice against all >>>


      HURRICANE RITA LASHES FLORIDA KEYS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo FLJC105 By MICHELLE SPITZER Associated Press Writer KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) – Rita strengthened into a hurricane on Tuesday as it lashed the Florida Keys with heavy rain and strong wind, threatening the island chain with a storm surge of up to 7 feet and sparking fears the >>>


      IRAN WARNS AGAINST U.N. COUNCIL REFERRAL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo VAH103 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran on Tuesday threatened to reconsider its promise of allowing unfettered inspections of its nuclear facilities if it is referred to the U.N. Security Council for possible sanctions over its atomic program.

However, its top nuclear >>>


      ISRAELI SEEKS CLOSER TIES WITH ARAB WORLD
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 6:16 AM AP Photo UNDK107 By SAM F. GHATTAS Associated Press Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Israel‘s foreign minister called on Arab states Monday to open formal relations with his country after talks with his Tunisian counterpart, the latest in a string of meetings that have boosted >>>


      JURY MAY BE DEADLOCKED IN GOTTI CASE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:01 PM AP Photo WES101 By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Jurors deliberating the fate of accused Mob boss John A.

Junior‘‘ Gotti indicated they were deadlocked over his claim he had quit organized crime, though the judge urged panelists >>>


      JURY SELECTION BEGINS IN THERAPIST KILLING
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:31 AM By BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Jury selection in the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband, whom she first met as her therapist, began Monday in a case that will pit one son against another.

Susan Polk, 47, claims she killed her >>>


      KARZAI WANTS END TO U.S.–LED OPERATIONS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo XSD103 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday challenged the need for continued U.S.–led military operations in Afghanistan such as air strikes and house searches.

Instead, he recommended that foreign governments should conc >>>


      KY. COAL SLUDGE CASE SETTLED OUT OF COURT
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 4:46 AM By ROGER ALFORD Associated Press Writer INEZ, Ky. (AP) – Residents of a community that was deluged with more than 300 million gallons of gooey black coal sludge five years ago reached an out–of–court settlement Monday with the coal company.

Terms of the sett >>>


      LIST OF 2005 MACARTHUR FOUNDATION FELLOWS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:46 AM The list of 25 fellows announced by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Each will receive $500,000 over the next five years:

–Marin Alsop, 48, the principal conductor of England‘s Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Alsop was recently named the music di >>>


      MACARTHUR FOUNDATION AWARDS 25 GRANTS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:46 AM AP Photo DT101 By TARA BURGHART Associated Press Writer CHICAGO (AP) – A lobsterman from Maine, an oncologist from Nigeria and the first woman to lead a major American symphony are among the 25 people chosen for this year‘s MacArthur Foundation genius grants,&lsq >>>


      MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN KATRINA‘S AFTERMATH
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:16 PM By The Associated Press Major developments in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina:

– President Bush says he was concerned that Tropical Storm Rita could hit the already devastated Gulf Coast as he prepares for a fifth trip to the region to survey hurricane recovery effo >>>


      MILITARY: TROOP DEATHS HIT 1,'04 IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:46 PM AP Photo BAG112 By STEVEN R. HURST Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – The U.S. military said Tuesday that four U.S. soldiers died in two roadside bombings near the insurgent stronghold of Ramadi and a fifth died in a blast north of Baghdad, pushing the toll of American >>>


      MRS. BUSH URGES PATIENCE WITH GULF CLEANUP
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo WHRE102 By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Laura Bush said Tuesday she is worried that Americans could turn away from the staggering need in the Gulf Coast before the effort to recover from Hurricane Katrina is done.

That&lsqu >>>


      MRS. BUSH WORRIES ABOUT KATRINA IMPATIENCE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo WHRE102 By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Laura Bush said Tuesday she is worried that Americans could turn away from the staggering need in the Gulf Coast before the effort to recover from Hurricane Katrina is done.

That&lsqu >>>


      NEW ORLEANS SUSPENDS REOPENING OF CITY
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 7:01 AM AP Photo LAPS107 By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Under pressure from President Bush and other top federal officials, the mayor suspended the reopening of large portions of the city Monday and instead ordered nearly everyone out because of the risk >>>


      NORTH KOREA DEMANDS NUKE REACTOR FROM U.S.
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 11:31 AM AP Photo XHG107 By JAE–SOON CHANG Associated Press Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea insisted Tuesday it won‘t dismantle its nuclear weapons program until the U.S. gives it civilian nuclear reactors, casting doubt on a disarmament agreement reached a day >>>


      NTSB: CHICAGO TRAIN WRECK WAS PREVENTABLE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:01 AM By MIKE COLIAS Associated Press Writer CHICAGO (AP) – A fatal train derailment last weekend might not have happened if the route had an automatic system that applies a train‘s brakes when an engineer fails to do so, a federal official said Monday.

I beli >>>


      RIGHTS GROUPS ALLEGE UZBEKISTAN COVER–UP
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:01 AM By HENRY MEYER Associated Press Writer MOSCOW (AP) – Two leading human rights organizations have accused Uzbekistan of covering up the killings of hundreds of protesters and are calling on the United States and the European Union to increase pressure for an international investi >>>


      SUSPECT IN CALIF. KILLING TIED TO OTHERS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:31 AM SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – A man awaiting retrial for the 1'7' slaying of a 12–year–old girl has been indicted in the murders of four women during the 1'70s, prosecutors announced Monday.

Rodney Alcala, 62, was connected to three of the other cases >>>


      TINIEST BABY CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:46 PM MAYWOOD, Ill. (AP) – A baby born weighing less than a soda can and believed to be the smallest baby ever to survive has celebrated her first birthday.

Rumaisa Rahman, who weighed just 8.6 ounces at birth and was less than 10 inches long, turned a year old on Monday. She >>>


      TROPICAL STORM RITA BARRELS TOWARD LAND
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:01 PM AP Photo FLWL105 By MICHELLE SPITZER Associated Press Writer KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) – Thousands of residents fled the Florida Keys as Tropical Storm Rita barreled toward the island chain, poised to grow into a hurricane with a potential '–foot storm surge and sparking fe >>>


      TROPICAL STORM RITA HEADS TOWARD THE KEYS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:16 PM AP Photo FLWL105 By MICHELLE SPITZER Associated Press Writer KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) – Thousands of residents fled the Florida Keys as Tropical Storm Rita barreled toward the island chain, poised to grow into a hurricane with a potential '–foot storm surge and sparking fe >>>


      TV SHOWS LONDON BOMB SUSPECTS IN TRAINS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 12:16 PM LONDON (AP) – Police released closed–circuit television footage on Tuesday showing three of the suspected London suicide bombers on what detectives believe was a reconnaissance trip less than two weeks before the deadly July 7 attacks.

The June 28 images showed t >>>


      U.S., OTHER MIDEAST PEACEMAKERS TAKE STOCK
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Tuesday September 20, 2005 3:31 PM AP Photo JRL107 By ANNE GEARAN AP Diplomatic Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Key Mideast peacemakers took stock of progress following Israel‘s historic withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, and one participant said Tuesday many logistical problems remain.

The congratulator >>>


      50,000 LONDONERS ARE ADDICTED TO CRACK, SAYS STUDY
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Much higher number of users than expected Drug linked to violence, paranoia and depression James Meikle, health correspondent Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Almost 50,000 Londoners are addicted to crack cocaine, according to research published yesterday.

The estimate suggests that 46,000 15 to 44&ndas >>>


      7/7 BOMBERS ‘STAGED DUMMY RUN‘
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Police release new CCTV images Al–Qaida claims responsibility for 7/7 Families of victims to get 10,000 Rosalind Ryan and agencies Tuesday September 20, 2005 Shahzad Tanweer (l), Germaine Lindsay and Mohammed Sidique Khan (r) enter Luton Train Station at 8.10am on June 28. Photograph: Metropolitan police

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      ANNAN HAS PAID HIS DUES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      The UN declaration of a right to protect people from their governments is a millennial change Ian Williams Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian By the time John Bolton had hacked large parts out of the UN‘s 60th anniversary draft declaration, and then had to agree to much of it going back in after Condoleezza >>>


      AUSTRALIAN SELECTORS WIELD THE AXE
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      ‘It doesn‘t mean these players can‘t come back‘ Staff and agencies Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Australian squad for the Super Series is unveiled. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty.

Out–of–form pace bowlers Jason Gillespie and Michael Kasprowicz and batsman Damien Martyn hav >>>


      BLAIR ATTACKS BBC FOR ‘ANTI–US BIAS‘
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      James Robinson, David Smith and Ned Temko Sunday September 18, 2005 The Observer Tony Blair has denounced the BBC‘s coverage of Hurricane Katrina as ‘full of hatred of America‘ and ‘gloating‘ at the country‘s plight, it was reported yesterday.

Blair allegedly made the remark >>>


      BRITISH TANKS STORM BASRA JAIL TO FREE UNDERCOVER SOLDIERS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Richard Norton–Taylor and Ewen MacAskill Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian British troops used tanks last night to break down the walls of a prison in the southern Iraqi city of Basra and free two undercover British soldiers who were seized earlier in the day by local police.

An official from the I >>>


      BRITONS ‘SPEND THREE WEEKS SKINT‘
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Susan Smillie and agencies Tuesday September 20, 2005 A third of Britons are unable to make their wages last an entire month, with 34% running out of money five days before payday, research revealed today.

As a consequence, the research claims, the average Briton spends 23 days every year living in the red.
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      CABLE CALLS FOR CUTS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Matthew Tempest, political correspondent, in Blackpool Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Liberal Democrats‘ Treasury spokesman, Vincent Cable, threw down the gauntlet to his party today to shed its image as the "high tax and big spending" party, as he promised major spending cuts from current party policy. >>>


      CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Oliver King meets the man who has to make the Lib Dems‘ policies add up Tuesday September 20, 2005 If the Liberal Democrats were a different kind of party, Vincent Cable would be the man who told his colleagues to turn the music down and go to bed. A self–styled "enforcer", he has to impose financ >>>


      DAUGHTER‘S OFF. WE BOND OVER HOT WAX
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Michele Hanson Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Two days left before Daughter leaves the country. We are in turmoil, so we try a waxing and bonding session. Daughter feels that pouring hot wax on to her body, then ripping it off together, will help us to chill out.

She‘s right. It does. Even the r >>>


      DAY OF VIOLENCE IN BASRA EXPOSES MYTH OF TRUST BETWEEN BRITISH AND IRAQI FORCES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Fears that police have been infiltrated by militia UK commanders haunted by murder of redcaps Richard Norton–Taylor and Ewen MacAskill Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian The storming of the Basra prison by British armoured vehicles and troops shatters the assumption, promoted by government ministers, that th >>>


      DEUTSCHE POST DENIES &#163;3.7BN IS TOO MUCH TO PAY FOR EXEL
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
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      DIARY
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      16 Sep 2005 Diary: Giles Foden 15 Sep 2005 Giles Foden‘s diary 14 Sep 2005 Giles Foden‘s diary 13 Sep 2005 Giles Foden‘s diary ' Sep 2005 Simon Goodley‘s diary 8 Sep 2005 Simon Goodley‘s diary 7 Sep 2005 Diary 6 Sep 2005 Diary 2 Sep 2005 Diary: Simon Bowers Diary Giles Foden Tuesday Se >>>


      EPO TEST FLAWS MAY BE FAILING ATHLETES
      Guardian, 20-09-2005
      Belgian proves natural process can trigger positive; New hope for Armstrong over 1''' allegations Duncan Mackay Tuesday September 20, 2005 The Guardian Fresh scientific doubts about the effectiveness of the test for erythropoietin (EPO) may impact on high–profile cases such as Lance Armstrong‘s. >>>



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