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Dow Says No Basis in BBC Bhopal Report
Reuters - 36 minutes ago
Dow Chemical Co said on Friday that there was no basis whatsoever in a BBC World report saying that it had accepted responsibility for India's Bhopal disaster.
Vigil marks grim anniversary in Bhopal CBC Manitoba
BBC story on Dow Chemical responsibility a hoax: report CBS MarketWatch
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Ukraine Court Expected to Rule on Election
ABC News - 1 hour ago
Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko gather at the Independent square in downtown, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004.
Middle Israel: No place for a Jew Jerusalem Post
Supreme Court Mulls Ruling on Ukraine Poll Crisis Reuters
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Upbeat Intel lifts technology sector
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Microsoft Sues Spammers
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A BALCO Timeline
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Church convicts, defrocks lesbian cleric
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P&G's Intrinsa dealt setback
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
America's man at the UN quits after six months - 1 hour ago
America's ambassador to the United Nations has quit after less than six months in the job, citing he wants to spend more time with his family.
Envoy to UN calls it quits Chicago Tribune (subscription)
UN ambassador Danforth, 68, to step down Contra Costa Times (subscription)
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Russia, China, Britain rally to back Annan
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 3 hours ago
Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany and dozens of other countries have rallied to support beleaguered UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan after a US senator called for ...
Swiss Firm Suspected of Fraud Paid UN Chief's Son $50,000 New York Times
Lynch Mob's Real Target Is the UN, Not Annan Los Angeles Times (subscription)
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Sioux City Journal
Philippines: 1,000 dead or missing
CNN International - 2 hours ago
REAL, Philippines -- Rescuers are battling to reach thousands of people left stranded in the Philippines, where storms have left 1,000 people dead or missing.
2nd storm tears across a battered Philippines Chicago Tribune (subscription)
Typhoon Forces Evacuation in Philippines ABC News - Ireland Online - News24 - New York Times - all 476 related »

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China Daily
Former NYPD chief to take Homeland post
RTE Interactive - 1 hour ago
US President George W Bush is reported to have chosen a former New York City police commissioner as the new Homeland Security Secretary.
Ridge opened nation's eyes to our area Port Huron Times Herald
Kerik Tapped by Bush For Homeland Security New York Sun (subscription)
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Nebraska governor picked for agriculture secretary
Monterey County Herald - 1 hour ago
President Bush nominated Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns on Thursday to be Secretary of Agriculture, choosing a conservative Republican from far beyond Washington to fill a post presiding over key heartland concerns.
USDA nominee shoulders huge problem Chicago Tribune (subscription)
Ex-Iowan chosen as agriculture secretary
Los Angeles Times (subscription) - St. Petersburg Times - Detroit Free Press - Indianapolis Star - all 470 related »

US must prepare more Iraqis for duty
Indianapolis Star - 5 hours ago
Our position is: More US troops are needed to serve until the election, but Iraq must eventually handle its own security. The Pentagon's announcement that deployments are being extended for more than 10,000 ...
More troops in Iraq important for stability Portland Press Herald
Extended Iraq duty no surprise, official says Houston Chronicle
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Upbeat Intel lifts technology sector
The Times - 3 hours ago
Shares in Intel, the world's largest semiconductor company, surged by nearly 8 per cent in after hours trading after it raised to between $9.3 billion to $9.5 billion, from a range ...
Update 4: Intel Raises 4th-Quarter Sales Forecast Forbes
Intel Shares Rise as Demand for Chips Prompts Forecast Boost Bloomberg
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E-Commerce Times
Pound soars amid wider currency fears
Financial Times - Dec 1, 2004
Sterling rose to its highest level against the dollar since Black Wednesday, the day in September 1992 when the pound was forced out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism, the forerunner of the euro.
Dollar slide continues amid inertia The Standard
Danger - falling dollars Guardian
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Financial Times
Update 1: China to Tighten Speculation Controls
Forbes - 2 hours ago
China is expected to tighten controls on its companies' financial dealings abroad after the Singapore arm of China's biggest jet fuel supplier suffered massive losses trading risky energy derivatives, state media said Friday.
China Aviation Oil Investigated by Singapore Police (Update2) Bloomberg
China Aviation seeks rescue plan BBC News
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Microsoft Sues Spammers
eBCVG - 43 minutes ago
Microsoft announced today that is filing 7 lawsuits against spammers for failing to label sexually explicit messages. The lawsuits were filed in Washington State Superior Court, alleging that defendants violated ...
Microsoft files suits against smut spammers Computerworld New Zealand
Microsoft addresses porn spam in court Computer Business Review - Information Week - Reuters - Seattle Post Intelligencer - all 73 related »

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Infineon Execs Pleading Guilty in US DRAM Probe
Reuters - 16 hours ago
Four sales executives of German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG (IFXGn.DE: Quote, Profile, Research) have agreed to plead guilty to participating in a conspiracy ...
Infineon execs plead to price-fixing CNN
Infineon Execs To Pay Fines, Serve Prison Time E-Commerce Times
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Canuck iTunes music to a fan's ears
Winnipeg Sun - 4 hours ago
Canadians are finally getting a taste of Apple's iTunes. The legal music download service finally launched in Canada yesterday, bringing with it over 700,000 songs, exclusive tracks, celebrity playlists and multiple CD burning rights.
Want cheap iTunes? Become a Mountie
Apple launches its iTunes on-line music store in Canada The Globe and Mail (subscription)
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RTE Interactive
A BALCO Timeline
Los Angeles Times (subscription) - 3 hours ago
• June 2003 - The US Anti-Doping Agency received a report from a man identifying himself as a track coach that an undetectable steroid was being used by a number of athletes.
Conte: Marion Jones received drugs Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription)
‘MARION JONES DRUG CHEAT’ -CONTE Special Broadcasting Service
San Francisco Chronicle - Bismarck Tribune - USA Today - all 262 related »
Americans sink or swim with Fish
Guardian - 11 hours ago
"Take a hard hat and a pair of ear plugs," was Lleyton Hewitt's laconic advice to the United States team before they set off for the Davis Cup final against Spain.
NEW ERA: Davis Cup started anew at Joel in '01 Winston-Salem Journal
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Strachan urges Scotland fans to back new manager Smith
Reuters - 45 minutes ago
Former Scotland midfielder Gordon Strachan, who was interviewed for the national team job, has told fans to give new manager Walter Smith their full backing.
Smith Outlines Scotland Vision Futbolera
Strachan backs 'best man BBC News
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Church convicts, defrocks lesbian cleric
PlanetOut - 10 hours ago
The rare United Methodist Church (UMC) trial of a lesbian minister who violated church law by being honest about who she is ended Thursday with a guilty conviction and a vote to defrock her.
Gay Methodist Pastor Defends Her Calling Guardian
Local Minister Admits Sexuality KYW
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Gibson 'stalker' to stand trial
BBC News - 2 hours ago
A homeless man who repeatedly asked to pray with Passion of the Christ director Mel Gibson has been ordered to stand trial on charges of stalking.
Stalker to stand trial in Mel Gibson case: New Kerala
Man Demanding Prayers with Gibson to Stand Trial Reuters
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“Finding Neverland” Oscar Buzz - 7 hours ago
Johnny Depp’s “Finding Neverland,” a film biopic about Peter Pan creator and writer JM Barrie, was named Best Film by the US National Board of Review.
'Neverland' honored USA Today
'Finding Neverland' Wins First Award in Oscar Race Reuters
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Sydney Morning Herald (subscription)
P&G's Intrinsa dealt setback
Cincinnati Enquirer - 1 hour ago
Procter & Gamble Co.'s "passion patch" needs more testing before it can be prescribed to women who experience low sexual desire, a US Food and Drug Administration advisory committee voted Thursday.
Panel rejects sex drive booster San Jose Mercury News (subscription)
Safety tests urged for libido patch Contra Costa Times (subscription)
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Abstinence program flawed, lawmaker says
The State - 4 hours ago
Rep. Henry Waxman says federally funded abstinence education programs that are used in 25 states contain false and misleading information about contraception, abortion and sexually transmitted diseases.
Study Faults Abstinence Courses New York Times
Abstinence only sex education courses lie to youngsters with scary ... Medical News Today
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Benzene exposure linked to blood changes
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 17 hours ago
Blood changes, including a steep decline in disease-fighting white cells, have been found in workers persistently exposed to low levels of benzene, a common industrial chemical ...
Study questions risks of benzene Chicago Sun Times
Benzene more dangerous than you think - study Independent Online
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Houston Chronicle
Once Again, London Britches Falling Down
Washington Post - 7 hours ago
Britain's homeland security czar, one of the most powerful members of Prime Minister Tony Blair's government, is embroiled in a political sex scandal with his former mistress that threatens to torpedo his career.
Blunkett fights for access
Blunkett Wins First Court Battle over Child The Scotsman
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US ready to offer amnesty to 'non-criminal Talibans - 2 hours ago
The Bush Administration has said that it is ready to offer amnesty to "non-criminal" remnants of the Taliban holed up in different pockets across Afghanistan.
US offers reconciliation for Taliban's surrender The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Cheneys to Attend Karzai's Inauguration Los Angeles Times (subscription)
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Voice of America
Opposing candidate criticizes election
Washington Times - 5 hours ago
As polls closed in Mozambique last night, opposition candidate Afonso Dhlakama accused the government of electoral fraud. Mr. Dhlakama told The Washington Times that several ...
Guebuza said to lead in Mozambique election Reuters AlertNet
Ruling party leads in Mozambique Hindustan Times
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