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      «QUEEN MARY 2» DOCKT IM HAMBURG HAFEN AUS
      Die Welt, 10-05-2006
      Hamburg (dpa) – Die «Queen Mary 2», das längste Kreuzfahrtschiff der Welt, hat in der Nacht im Hamburger Hafen ausgedockt. Der Ozeangigant war für einige Tage bei der Werft Blohm & Voss für Reparaturarbeiten im Trockendock gewesen. Dabei war eine defekte Antriebsgondel ausgebaut worden, die rep >>>


      «QUEEN MARY 2» VERL'6;SST HAMBURGER HAFEN
      Die Welt, 10-05-2006
      Hamburg (dpa) – Die «Queen Mary 2», das längste Kreuzfahrtschiff der Welt, hat am frühen Morgen den Hamburger Hafen verlassen. Der Ozeanriese dockte bei der Werft Blohm & Voss aus und nahm Kurs auf seinen britischen Heimathafen Southampton, um Fahrgäste für eine Nordlandreise mitzunehmen. >>>


      A FLAILING PM, HIS THUGGISH DEPUTY... AND A TORY BEACON
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? It is the stuff of nightmares. A proven sexual predator, violent thug and liar on the rampage.

John Prescott‘s squalid behaviour is not even ameliorated by ministerial competence. Yet instead of being packed off home in shame to a betrayed wife, he is allowed to keep an empty title gilded wi >>>


      CLINGING TO POWER AS HIS PARTY IMPLODES
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Labour MPs in open revolt after last Thursday‘s humiliation at the polls.
. . a round robin letter gives Tony Blair three months to set a departure date. . . a BBC survey finds half his MPs want him out within a year.

Gordon Brown tells the Prime Minister to ‘set down‘ the de >>>


      PAINFUL MILESTONE IN A DISHONEST WAR
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? The loss of any member of our armed forces is painful. The death of Flight Lieutenant Sarah–Jayne Mulvihill in Iraq is perhaps even more so.

Killed with four male colleagues when their helicopter came down over Basra, she is the first servicewoman to fall victim to enemy action abroad since >>>


      ‘SUPERVISED RAPIST MURDERED WOMAN‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?The latest in a damaging series of reports into how dangerous criminals have been allowed to kill while on parole is being published.

Chief Inspector of Probation Andrew Bridges will issue his analysis of how Anthony Rice came to murder mother–of–one Naomi Bryant only nine months after >>>


      500 JOBS TO GO AS HOSPITALS CLOSE
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?A string of community hospitals are to close and up to 500 jobs may be lost to help balance a 38 million deficit.

Gloucestershire‘s three Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) face a funding gap of 23 million and the county‘s NHS provider trusts face a deficit of 15 million.

Paul Lilley, >>>


      A BLACK NIGHT FOR ITV
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Perhaps the glamour girls knew something ITV didn‘t. For there was no doubting the funereal fashion dominating this year‘s television Baftas.

Executives from ITV, who have relied heavily on reality TV and soaps in the battle for ratings, were certainly in mourning as their programmes p >>>


      BLAIR DISMISSES CAMERON CALL ‘TO GO NOW‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Tony Blair today shrugged off a call by Tory leader David Cameron to quit as Prime Minister and hand over to Chancellor Gordon Brown.

In highly charged Commons question time exchanges, Mr Cameron warned the Government would remain "paralysed" while speculation over the leadership continu >>>


      BOND AND FRIENDS ON MISSION TO CUT CAR CRIME
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Motorists will be greeted with warnings from celebrity talking parking meters from today in a bid to cut down on vehicle crime.

The initiative, believed to be the first of its kind in the UK, is part of a campaign to reduce crime in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, by encouraging motorists to take resp >>>


      BRITAIN NAMED THE ‘YOB CAPITAL OF EUROPE‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Britain is seen as having the biggest problem with anti–social behaviour among a group of European countries, figures showed today.

The survey also revealed that two–thirds of Britons thought drinking was a key contributor to the problem.

Researchers said it was a "wake&n >>>


      CHECK IN TO WIN FLIGHTS EVERY HOUR
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? The Daily Mail has teamed up with ebookers to offer readers the chance to win a pair of flights every hour to one of 15 fantastic destinations across the globe.

The promotion will be running on Saturday, 6 May and from Monday 8 – Friday 12 May between 'am and 6pm.

You could be winging >>>


      DEAD IRAQ RAF WOMAN ‘ONE OF THE FINEST‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Flight Lieutenant Sarah–Jayne Mulvihill, believed to be the first British servicewoman killed in action for more than 20 years, was "one of the Royal Air Force‘s finest", her station commander said.

Married to a fellow member of the RAF, the 32–year–old lost her l >>>


      E.COLI OUTBREAK: FOURTH CHILD SERIOUSLY ILL
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Breaking news at 2.35pm: A fourth child is seriously ill in hospital following a suspected outbreak of E.coli O157 in Fife, NHS officials have confirmed.

The news came as health chiefs met today in a bid to identify the source of the suspected outbreak of the deadly bug which has already left thre >>>


      EXPERTS MEET OVER E.COLI OUTBREAK
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?Health chiefs are meeting in a bid to identify the source of a suspected outbreak of the deadly E.coli bug which has left three toddlers seriously ill with kidney failure.

The two–year–olds, who all attend a nursery in Dunfermline, Fife, are being treated at Glasgow‘s Yorkhill Hos >>>


      FOOD BUG PROBE OVER SICK NOTE SPURS
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Experts are to test food taken by police from a London hotel after a number of Tottenham players fell ill before yesterday‘s crucial match at West Ham.

Should the FA have allowed Spurs to ponspone the match for 24 hours? Join the debate in readers‘ comments below.

Several of t >>>


      FOURTH VICTIM OF SUSPECTED E.COLI
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?A fourth child is seriously ill in hospital following a suspected outbreak of E.coli O157 in Fife, NHS officials have confirmed.

The 22–month–old child, who attended Careshare Nursery in Dunfermline, Fife, is being treated for kidney failure at Glasgow‘s Yorkhill Hospital.

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      GLAXO WINS ANIMAL THREAT INJUNCTION
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?A pharmaceutical firm has obtained an emergency injunction against animal rights activists who sent threatening letters to its small shareholders.

At least 50 GlaxoSmithKline shareholders were sent letters warning them to sell their stocks or have their private details posted on the internet.
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      HACKER FACES EXTRADITION TO THE US
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?A British man accused of the "biggest military hack of all time" was told today he faces extradition to the United States.

Gary McKinnon, 40, of Wood Green, north London, is alleged to have caused $700,000 (370,000) worth of damage hacking into US defence computer systems over the course >>>


      HEWITT WARNING ON MATERNITY CARE
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?The NHS is "a very long way" from meeting an aim to give one–to–one maternity care to all women, Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt said.

She told midwives that the financial problems facing parts of the health service would make it even harder to provide such care in the near f >>>


      HUTTON: CHILD POVERTY A PRIORITY
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?Tackling child poverty was the number one priority for the Government‘s biggest department, a minister will say.

Work and Pensions Secretary Secretary of State John Hutton will say in a keynote speech to the Fabian Society that he wanted to "renew and refresh" the Government‘s >>>


      KILLER NURSE: THE VICTIMS
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Benjamin Geen was accused of administering "potentially lethal" drugs to a total of 18 patients to make them stop breathing.

He gave the doses to his mostly–elderly victims shortly after they were admitted to hospital.

David Long, 53 – Mr Long arrived at A&E at 2 >>>


      LESLIE‘S BRAVE STRUGGLE
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? She has been on the road to recovery for two long years. And it seems Leslie Ash‘s journey is far from over. The 46–year–old actress, who has been battling the aftermath of a hospital superbug, almost collapsed after presenting an award at a radio industry ceremony.

Still struggl >>>


      LIB DEM DONOR EXTRADITED OVER FRAUD
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?The Liberal Democrats‘ biggest donor has been extradited to the UK after being arrested in a fraud probe.

Businessman Michael Brown was held in Spain on fraud charges brought by the HSBC bank.

The Glasgow–born tax exile gave the Lib Dems 2.4 million. There is no suggestion the >>>


      LIFE FOR NURSE WHO KILLED PATIENTS
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?A nurse who killed two of his patients "to satisfy his lust for excitement" has been jailed for life.

Benjamin Geen was was told at Oxford Crown Court that he would serve a minimum of 30 years.

Judge Mr Justice Crane told Geen, 25, his actions were a "terrible betrayal of th >>>


      NHS CONSULTANTS‘ CONTRACT CONDEMNED
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?The NHS contract for consultants cost an extra '0 million to bring in, but there is "little evidence" it benefits patients, says a new report.

The controversial contract, implemented in 2003, has seen consultants‘ pay and pensions rise, but working practices have hardly changed, >>>


      NO POLICE PROBE OVER PRESCOTT
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott will not face a criminal investigation into allegations about his affair with a secretary, Scotland Yard has said.

Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Yates said it would not be an appropriate use of police resources to follow up complaints about Mr Prescott&lsquo >>>


      POLICE ‘DROVE AT MAN WHO THEN DIED‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?A man who died after being detained by police had been driven into by officers, sprayed with CS gas and then taken unconscious into custody, a court has heard.

Michael Powell, 38, died after he was detained outside his home in Lozells, Birmingham, on September 7 2003.

His condition deterio >>>


      PRESCOTT ESCAPES CRIMINAL INQUIRY
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Breaking news at 2.50pm: Shamed Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott will escape a criminal investigation over allegations about his conduct in public office, Scotland Yard said today.

He has already been questioned by police over alleged Whitehall trysts with secretary Tracey Temple after a formal >>>


      PRESCOTT: I‘VE BEEN STUPID
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? John Prescott has broken his silence over his affair with a civil servant, declaring he has learned his lesson and now wants to get on with his new job.

The Deputy Prime Minister also insisted that the loss of his department in Friday‘s reshuffle had been planned for a year.

He defe >>>


      RISE OF THE BULLY–GIRLS
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Girls typically outdo boys at school – and now they‘re leading the field in a particularly worrying way.

They make far more effective bullies than the boys, a study has found. While boys display their physical strength, girls use psychological warfare to dominate their victims.

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      ROYAL MAIL ACCUSED OVER PAY OFFER
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?The Royal Mail was accused of trying to provoke a dispute after deciding to impose a 2.'% pay offer that has been rejected by postal workers‘ leaders.

The Communication Workers Union said the imposition was a "blatantly hostile act" and warned that a confrontation seemed inevita >>>


      RUBBISH INTO CASH PLAN UNVEILED
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?Plans to help business turn rubbish into hard cash have being unveiled.

The move, known as Waste Protocols, will play a major role in reducing many common types of commercial rubbish that has traditionally ended up in landfill.

The Environment Agency and Waste and Resources Action Programm >>>


      SUPERMARKETS FACE ANTI–COMPETITIVE PROBE
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? A full–blown inquiry into the UK‘s '5 billion grocery sector was confirmed today after fears of anti–competitive practices sparked a massive public response.

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) referred the sector to the Competition Commission because evidence suggested some cha >>>


      THE PERFECT BRITISH GETAWAY: THE ISLE OF WIGHT
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
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10. If, for any reason, the prize becomes unavailable, Isle of Wight Tourism reserves the right to supply an alternative.
11. Promoter: Isle of Wight Tourism, Westridge Centre, Brading Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 1QS.

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      TRANSPORT SECRETARY OUTLINES VISION
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      Solar eclipse A Princess‘s jewellery All galleries Advertorials Mitsubishi Grandis Fertell fertility test Get debating with Letts Virgin cancer cover Isle of Wight Quizzes Are you musical?

Oscar trivia Winter Olympics Supermarket food More quizzes » RSS feeds What is RSS?

All our RSS feeds Text& >>>


      WARNING OVER DEFENCE RESEARCH CUTS
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?Cuts in defence research risk jeopardising the quality of equipment available to the Armed Forces, MPs have warned.

The Commons Defence Committee said that spending on research had declined over a number of years.

It urged the Ministry of Defence to press for additional funding from Chance >>>


      WE DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE WHITBY
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? A picture postcard harbour and two miles of unbroken beach have helped Whitby win the title of Britain‘s best seaside resort.

The historic port – famous for inspiring Bram Stoker‘s Dracula and the place where Captain Cook set sail – has ‘everything you could possibly >>>


      AID WORKERS ‘USING UNDERAGE GIRLS FOR SEX‘
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Girls as young as 12 in Liberia are regularly having sex with men – often humanitarian workers and peace–keeping soldiers – in return for money or food, a British charity revealed today.

The girls "sell sex" or get involved in "man business" to gain essential >>>


      AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES, AND MOURNS, AFTER MINE RESCUE
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Two Australian miners trapped in a small cage deep underground for 14 days walked out of the mine today, triumphantly thrusting their arms into the air after rescuers freed them shortly before dawn.

Brant Webb, 37, and Todd Russell, 34, wearing yellow jackets and mining helmets with their lamps sh >>>


      DAEWOO FOUNDER FACES 15 YEARS IN JAIL
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS?South Korean prosecutors sought today a 15–year prison sentence and the return of billions of dollars from the Daewoo group founder, a once revered businessman who is suspected of massive fraud and embezzlement.

Kim Woo–choong, 6', turned Daewoo into the second–largest conglom >>>


      FORTUNE–TELLING JUDGE COULDN‘T SEE IT COMING
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? A Philippine judge who claimed he could see into the future and admitted consulting imaginary mystic dwarfs has asked for his job back after being sacked by the country‘s Supreme Court.

"They should not have dismissed me for what I believed," Florentino Floro, a trial judge in the >>>


      IRAN PRESIDENT WRITES TO BUSH TO RESOLVE CRISIS
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? Iran‘s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will send a letter to US President George W Bush proposing new ways to resolve "the current vulnerable situation in the world", an Iranian official said today.

"In this letter, he has given an analysis of the current world situation, of the >>>


      REBELS FINALLY SIGN DARFUR PEACE DEAL
      The Daily Mail, 10-05-2006
      What is RSS? The leader of the largest faction of Darfur rebels agreed today to sign a peace deal with the Sudanese government despite reservations, African Union mediators said.

"It‘s done. Minni is going to sign. He has accepted with some reservations ... but he is going to sign," Noureddine >>>


      ‘BATTER UP!‘
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      A Christian Science perspective on daily life When I was growing up in New York, come April, my long winter gave way to the great outdoors. To my boy‘s heart, Spring and baseball were one and the same. The diamond was my promised land.

To this day, when I hear an umpire call, "Batter up!" for t >>>


      A GAME THAT‘S ALL ABOUT NAMES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By Dave Thomas How are you at name dropping? Not just talking about the well–known people, but at playing a kind of game.

In the MonitorWednesday, 05/10/06 What‘s at the root of Boston‘s rise in murders?

US, Iran standoff grows tenser High price of oil alarms even OPEC The Caliphate: >>>


      A LIGHT WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Light bulbs have blazed for more than 125 years, and people still can‘t seem to get enough of them. Priced at less than a dollar apiece, and screwed into billions of sockets worldwide, these glowing little orbs have changed the way humanity works and plays, turning n >>>


      A PRIME EXAMPLE OF SAVINGS WITH CDS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By Steve Dinnen Q: I have a small CD. Its interest rate is determined by the daily prime rate. Is this type of CD a good investment compared with other conservative investments? What exactly is the prime rate, who or what organization calculates this figure, and where can I find this figure published on a daily basis?< >>>


      A WEEK‘S WORTH
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By Robert Kilborn The Dow Jones Industrial Average crept to within 150 points of its highest close in history Friday, even as the Federal Reserve was preparing to meet for yet another decision on whether to raise interest rates. That announcement is due Wednesday.

In the MonitorWednesday, 05/10/06 What‘s >>>


      AN IRANIAN PROFILE IN COURAGE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi tells of her struggle for justice in Iran.

By Chuck Leddy Islam, like Christianity, is far from monolithic. While there are radical, violent strains of Islam, there are also Islamic voices that advocate egalitarianism, human rights, and democracy. Even in Iran, that bastio >>>


      ARTISTS WHO MADE WAVES BY THE SEASIDE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By Christopher Andreae Some places become inextricably associated for long periods with colonies of artists. But there are other places that attract all kinds of visiting artists – if only for a short time and however significantly or not – and one such place is the English eastern seaside town of Southwold >>>


      BACKSTORY: AS THE CAMERAS ROLL, NEW YORKERS YELL ‘CUT‘!
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor NEW YORK It‘s around ' p.m. on a warm, cloudless night in Manhattan, but on my street in TriBeCa, a historic neighborhood of converted lofts and cobblestoned streets, a thunderstorm rages. A car zips by through the maelstrom and comes to an abrupt halt. Behind t >>>


      BACKSTORY: PRAYING FOR PETROLEUM
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor CAESAREA, ISRAEL At first glance, Texan John Brown might be any graying insurance broker or mid–level executive crunching numbers in any concrete–and–glass office park in any suburb of the world. But, surrounded by maps depicting ancient Judean tribes an >>>


      BACKSTORY: THE CAMEL TOUT IS AS ETERNAL AS THE PYRAMIDS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor GIZA, EGYPT From time immemorial, tourists from Pliny the Elder to Napoleon Bonaparte have arrived at Giza‘s great pyramids only to be confronted in their majestic shadows by cries of "My friend! My friend!" from hoards of irritating, persistent camel tout >>>


      CRITICAL MASS WITH IRAN
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      The Monitor‘s View Top diplomats of the world‘s major powers met in New York on Monday to see if they could agree on whether the UN Security Council should demand that Iran suspend its uranium enrichment and stop building a heavy–water nuclear reactor. They couldn‘t.

None of the six nat >>>


      DEBATE FAR FROM OVER FOR MEXICO‘S DRUG BILL
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor MEXICO CITY Welcome to Mexico, a paradise of beaches, Mayan ruins ... and methamphetamines?

Much to the relief of many in Washington, Mexican President Vicente Fox decided last week not to sign into law a bill that would drop criminal charges for possession of sma >>>


      DESPITE CEASEFIRE CALL, FIGHTING CONTINUES IN MOGADISHU
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
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      FOOD FOR CHILDREN, JOBS FOR MOTHERS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff photographer CAP HAITIEN, HAITI The sounds and smells of food being prepared drift out of a small kitchen and into a crowded room where about 20 benches overflow with mothers holding small children dressed in their Sunday best. Earlier on this Thursday, the kids ate a free breakfast of milk and boiled eggs. Lunc >>>


      FOR MANY IN D.C., A PANDA TRUMPS A BALD EAGLE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON The very idea is enough to make a panda lover‘s heart skip a beat. Washington, D.C., is eagerly searching for a suitable animal to become its official symbol. And it appears the giant panda is rapidly making its cuddly way toward the top of the list.
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      FOREIGN AID IS IN EVERYONE‘S INTEREST
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By Jeffrey D. Sachs NEW YORK The developing world often seems like highway traffic. Countries such as China, India, and Chile are in a slipstream of rapid economic growth, closing the technological gap with the industrialized countries, while nations such as Nepal, Niger, and Sudan are rushing in the reverse direction, >>>


      GAS PRICES FUEL TELECOMMUTING
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Every time Laurie Shannon makes the 160–mile round– trip drive between her home in Belchertown, Mass., and her office in suburban Boston, she uses five gallons of gas and shells out $5.10 in tolls. With prices at the pump skyrocketing, she has devised a partial >>>


      HIGH PRICE OF OIL ALARMS EVEN OPEC
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Reasons for today‘s high oil prices are so numerous that levels above $60 per barrel seem almost inevitable: from rising global demand and new nationalism in Latin America to a tense standoff over Iran‘s nuclear program.

Those issues are all real enoug >>>


      IN ALASKA, A PUSH TO CURB PERK FOR CITIZENS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor ANCHORAGE, ALASKA Forget the mountains, glaciers, wild animals, and shimmering northern lights.

For many people, the most beautiful thing in Alaska is a check the state sends to citizens every year.

It doesn‘t matter whether they‘re bankers or >>>


      IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A TRUE AMERICAN?
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
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      IS US FINALLY READY TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM IRAQ?
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
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      JAPANESE EYE BIG BILL TO RELOCATE US FORCES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor TOKYO Plans to realign American forces in Japan by 2014 represent the most significant shift of US military forces in Asia since the Vietnam War.

They come at a time when Asia‘s threat levels, as seen in Japan, are far higher than even five years ago. China& >>>


      MAKING FUN OF THE SHORT–LIVED PAST
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      csmonitor.com HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA One wouldn‘t think that James Lileks would be a man with a lot of time on his hands. With a partial list of occupations that includes author, columnist for the Minneapolis – St. Paul StarTribune, syndicated columnist for the Newhouse News Service, and master of one of the >>>


      ON TITAN, SOFT BREEZE = BIG SAND DUNES
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor If Hollywood ever remakes "Lawrence of Arabia" with a sci–fi twist, it could try Saturn‘s exotic moon, Titan, for the setting.

Planetary scientists have discovered on Titan vast swaths of "sand seas" covered with row after row of du >>>


      ONE HOUSE, TWO FAMILIES‘ DREAMS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      The true story of the remarkable bond between an Israeli and a Palestinian. By Marjorie Kehe It‘s only once in a very long while that a journalist encounters a story as powerful as the one unearthed by Sandy Tolan.

It was while he was researching a piece on the 50th anniversary of the 1'48 war of Isr >>>


      POINTS TO PONDER WHEN YOU‘RE A SPOKESMAN FOR THE GOVERNMENT
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By John Hughes Mr. Tony Snow Press Secretary to the President The White House Washington, D.C.

Dear Tony, In the MonitorWednesday, 05/10/06 What‘s at the root of Boston‘s rise in murders?

US, Iran standoff grows tenser High price of oil alarms even OPEC The Caliphate: One nation, under All >>>


      SPAIN: ETA ON A NEW TRACK
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Correspondents of The Christian Science Monitor MADRID When arsonists destroyed José Antonio Mendive‘s family business last month, he did not hesitate to cast blame.

"It was terrorism, pure and simple," says the town councilman from the Navarra region. Many suspect supporters of Basque se >>>


      THE CALIPHATE: ONE NATION, UNDER ALLAH, WITH 1.5 BILLION MUSLIMS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor AMMAN, JORDAN The three middle–aged men sitting in an Indian restaurant in Jordan‘s capital scarcely look like Islamic revolutionaries. They are smartly dressed in Western–style suits and sip thoughtfully from cans of Pepsi as they share their plan to re >>>


      THE MOST AWESOME JOB IN THE WORLD
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      A game that‘s all about names ‘Batter up!‘

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      TIME TO SIFT THOUGH THE MOTHER‘S DAY HYPE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      By Marilyn Gardner Journalists who write about family issues can count on a seasonal certainty this time of year: a barrage of press releases promoting Mother‘s Day.

Even before Easter is over, early–bird publicists begin sending e–mails pitching products, services, and books for Mom, hoping >>>


      US TAKES A HARDER LINE WITH RUSSIA
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON The White House is getting tough with Russia, concerned with what it perceives as Vladimir Putin‘s retreat from democracy and a willingness to use petropolitics to reassert regional dominance.

President Bush will bring the hardening stance with hi >>>


      US, IRAN STANDOFF GROWS TENSER
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor ISTANBUL, TURKEY For 27 years, the rhetorical swordplay between the US and Iran has been unrelenting. Iran portrays its latest thrust in the ongoing row with the West, an unprecedented letter from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President Bush, as a "new diplomatic o >>>


      WHAT‘S AT THE ROOT OF BOSTON‘S RISE IN MURDERS?
      The Christian Science Monitor, 10-05-2006
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor BOSTON When Bus No. 22 takes Marlon Thompson home from school each day, it also takes him on a tour of Boston‘s swelling crime wave.

It rumbles past the grassy fields of Harambee Park, where he says a classmate was stabbed last year.

ON SCENE: Durin >>>


      ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA RÉCLAME DES "EXCUSES SOLENNELLES" DE PARIS
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      lundi 08 mai 2006 (Reuters – 14:30) par William Maclean ALGER – Le président algérien Abdelaziz Bouteflika a réitéré ses accusations de génocide durant la colonisation française de l‘Algérie et réclamé des "excuses publiques et solennelles" d >>>


      AU MOINS '4 MORTS DANS DES COMBATS Ŕ MOGADISCIO
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 17:17) MOGADISCIO – Au moins '4 personnes ont été tuées dans l‘affrontement de milices rivales qui durent depuis dimanche dans la capitale somalienne, selon un bilan établi par des témoins.

Le cessez–le–feu proclamé >>>


      BRITNEY SPEARS ANNONCE UNE NOUVELLE GROSSESSE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 10:27) LOS ANGELES – Britney Spears a annoncé mardi qu‘elle était enceinte de son deuxi';me enfant, lors d‘une apparition impromptue ŕ l‘enregistrement d‘une émission de divertissement sur la chaîne de télévis >>>


      GIORGIO NAPOLITANO, PREMIER EX–COMMUNISTE Ŕ PRÉSIDER L‘ITALIE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 18:0') par Gavin Jones ROME – Premi';re personnalité issue du Parti communiste italien ŕ devenir président dans la péninsule, Giorgio Napolitano est un homme politique chevronné dont la premi';re mission sera de rétablir l&lsq >>>


      INCENDIE MAÎTRISÉ Ŕ BORD DU "CALYPSO"
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      samedi 06 mai 2006 (Reuters – 14:08) LONDRES/CHERBOURG, Manche – L‘incendie ŕ bord du paquebot "Calypso" a été circonscrit samedi ŕ l‘aube et les 708 personnes ŕ bord du navire croisant au large du sud–est de l‘Angleterre sont saines et sauves, a&nd >>>


      IRAK : VIOLENTS AFFRONTEMENTS APRČS UNE ATTAQUE CONTRE UN HÉLICOPTČRE BRITANNIQUE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      L‘appareil a été abattu par un tir de roquette ŕ Bassorah, entrainant la mort de quatre personnes Plusieurs centaines de personnes s‘en sont pris ŕ l‘armée de sa Majesté.

samedi 06 mai 2006 (Reuters – 18:11) par Aref Mohamed BASSORAH, Irak – Un hé >>>


      L‘IRAN REJETTERA TOUT TEXTE CONTRAIGNANT DE L‘ONU
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      Téhéran a annoncé que la République islamique rejettera toute résolution du Conseil de sécurité de l‘Onu cherchant ŕ mettre un terme ŕ ses travaux d‘enrichissement de combustible nucléaire.

07 mai 2006 (Reuters – 18:31) par Christian Oliver et >>>


      LA FRANCE RECONNAÎT AVOIR PROFITÉ DE LA TRAITE DES ESCLAVES
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 18:50) ILE DE GOREE, Sénégal – La France a reconnu sur le site historique de Gorée qu‘elle avait tiré profit du commerce des ętres humains.

Pendant trois si';cles, Gorée a été une plaque–tournante du trafic >>>


      LA LETTRE DE TÉHÉRAN INSATISFAISANTE, SELON GEORGE BUSH
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 18:58) ORLANDO, Floride – George Bush a jugé que la lettre que lui avait adressée cette semaine son homologue iranien Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ne répondait pas ŕ la question de savoir quand Téhéran abandonnerait ses programmes nucléaires.

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      LE TRIBUNAL CONSTITUTIONNEL INVALIDE LES ÉLECTIONS EN THAĎLANDE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      lundi 08 mai 2006 (Reuters – 0':51) BANGKOK – Le tribunal constitutionnel de Thaďlande a invalidé les élections législatives du 2 avril et ordonné la tenue d‘un nouveau scrutin.

"La cour s‘est prononcée par huit voix contre six en faveur de l&lsquo >>>


      MANIFESTATION ANTI–GOUVERNEMENTALE Ŕ BEYROUTH
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 17:24) BEYROUTH – Des dizaines de milliers de Libanais ont défilé dans les rues de Beyrouth pour protester contre le gouvernement anti–syrien et contre un projet de réforme économique qui a divisé le pays.

Un an apr';s les grand >>>


      NAPOLITANO, CANDIDAT DE PRODI, ÉLU PRÉSIDENT EN ITALIE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 17:02) par Robin Pomeroy ROME – L‘Italie s‘est dotée d‘un nouveau chef de l‘Etat en la personne du sénateur ŕ vie Giorgio Napolitano, un ancien communiste de 80 ans qui était le candidat de Romano Prodi, lequel va désormais  >>>


      ROMANO PRODI ESTIME QU‘IL PRENDRA SES FONCTIONS D‘ICI MARDI
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 10:25) ROME – Romano Prodi, futur président du Conseil italien, s‘attend ŕ ętre officiellement chargé de former le prochain gouvernement entre dimanche et mardi.

L‘ancien président de la Commission européenne s‘adressai >>>


      SÉISME DE 5,2 DEGRÉS EN IRAN, DE NOMBREUX BLESSÉS
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      07 mai 2006 (Reuters – 12:23) TEHERAN – Un séisme d‘une magnitude de 5,2 degrés a frappé la province de Kerman, dans le sud–est de l‘Iran, et 14 des nombreuses personnes blessées par la secousse ont été hospitalisées, apprend–on de source autoris >>>


      UN ATTENTAT Ŕ LA VOITURE PIÉGÉE Ŕ KERBALA FAIT 21 MORTS
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      07 mai 2006 (Reuters – 13:4') KERBALA, Irak – Un attentat ŕ la voiture piégée perpétré dimanche pr';s de la gare routi';re de Kerbala, ville sainte chiite irakienne, a fait 21 morts et 52 blessés, selon un premier bilan fourni par la police.

La vill >>>


      UNE VOITURE PIÉGÉE FAIT SEPT MORTS PRČS DE BAKOUBA
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      mercredi 10 mai 2006 (Reuters – 0':50) BAKOUBA, Irak – L‘explosion d‘une voiture piégée a co$';té la vie ŕ sept civils irakiens qui tentaient d‘extirper quatre corps découverts dans le véhicule, pr';s de Bakouba, au nord–est de Bagdad, >>>


      WEEK–END SANGLANT EN IRAK
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      Les violences ont fait au moins 30 morts, dimanche en Irak, alors que les dirigeants politiques se rapprochent d‘un accord sur la formation d‘un gouvernement d‘union nationale.

07 mai 2006 (Reuters – 18:26) par Alastair Macdonald BAGDAD – De nouvelles violences ont fait au moins 3 >>>


      CLEARSTREAM: LE JUGE VAN RUYMBEKE DÉNONCE UN PIČGE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      PARIS – Le juge Renaud Van Ruymbeke a vivement dénoncé une volonté d‘avoir voulu le piéger dans l‘affaire Clearstream qui embarrasse le Premier ministre français Dominique de Villepin.

"En réalité, j‘ai vraiment le sentiment qu‘on a voulu me >>>


      FRAN'';OIS HOLLANDE JUGE SON ÉVENTUELLE CANDIDATURE PRÉMATURÉE
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      PARIS – Français Hollande n‘exclut pas l‘éventualité d‘ętre candidat ŕ la candidature du Parti socialiste pour l‘élection présidentielle de 2007 mais a jugé que le moment n‘était pas venu d‘en décider.

"Tout est po >>>


      JACQUES CHIRAC SORT DU SILENCE POUR SAUVER DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      par Emmanuel Jarry PARIS – Le président Jacques Chirac est sorti de son silence pour tenter de sauver Dominique de Villepin et son gouvernement de la tourmente médiatico–politique déchaînée par l‘affaire Clearstream.

D‘abord en conseil des ministres, puis, fait >>>


      L‘ENQUĘTE CLEARSTREAM SE FOCALISE SUR LE PRÉSUMÉ "CORBEAU"
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      par Thierry Lévęque PARIS – L‘enquęte sur les faux listings de Clearstream a connu de nouveaux rebondissements autour de l‘auteur supposé des dénonciations anonymes, Jean–Louis Gergorin, l‘origine et les conditions de cette manipulation.

Jean–Louis G >>>


      LES CONDITIONS DU REGROUPEMENT FAMILIAL DURCIES
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      PARIS – Les députés, qui poursuivent l‘examen du projet de loi sur l‘immigration, ont entériné les mesures qui durcissent les conditions permettant le regroupement familial des immigrés.

Apr';s un long débat durant lequel l‘opposition a vivement cri >>>


      NICOLAS SARKOZY ÉTONNÉ DE LENTEURS DE L‘ENQUĘTE SUR CLEARSTREAM
      Liberation, 10-05-2006
      PARIS – Nicolas Sarkozy s‘est étonné devant les juges chargés du dossier Clearstream de lenteurs de l‘enquęte sur le volet le concernant, selon des extraits de sa déposition publiés mercredi par Le Figaro.

Le ministre de l‘Intérieur et président d >>>



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