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PCCW 's chief operating officer , Mike Butcher , and Alex Arena , the chief financial officer , will report directly to Mr So .
Current Chief Operating Officer Mike Butcher and Group Chief Financial Officer Alex Arena will report to So .
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The world 's two largest automakers said their U.S. sales declined more than predicted last month as a late summer sales frenzy caused more of an industry backlash than expected .
Domestic sales at both GM and No. 2 Ford Motor Co. declined more than predicted as a late summer sales frenzy prompted a larger-than-expected industry backlash .
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According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( news - web sites ) , there were 19 reported cases of measles in the United States in 2002 .
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there were 19 reported cases of measles in the United States in 2002 .
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A tropical storm rapidly developed in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday and was expected to hit somewhere along the Texas or Louisiana coasts by Monday night .
A tropical storm rapidly developed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and could have hurricane-force winds when it hits land somewhere along the Louisiana coast Monday night .
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The company didn 't detail the costs of the replacement and repairs .
But company officials expect the costs of the replacement work to run into the millions of dollars .
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The settling companies would also assign their possible claims against the underwriters to the investor plaintiffs , he added .
Under the agreement , the settling companies will also assign their potential claims against the underwriters to the investors , he added .
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Air Commodore Quaife said the Hornets remained on three-minute alert throughout the operation .
Air Commodore John Quaife said the security operation was unprecedented .
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A Washington County man may have the countys first human case of West Nile virus , the health department said Friday .
The countys first and only human case of West Nile this year was confirmed by health officials on Sept . 8 .
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Moseley and a senior aide delivered their summary assessments to about 300 American and allied military officers on Thursday .
General Moseley and a senior aide presented their assessments at an internal briefing for American and allied military officers at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada on Thursday .
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The broader Standard & Poor 's 500 Index < .SPX > was 0.46 points lower , or 0.05 percent , at 997.02 .
The technology-laced Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC was up 7.42 points , or 0.45 percent , at 1,653.44 .
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Consumers would still have to get a descrambling security card from their cable operator to plug into the set .
To watch pay television , consumers would insert into the set a security card provided by their cable service .
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The increase reflects lower credit losses and favorable interest rates .
The gain came as a result of fewer credit losses and lower interest rates .
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The device plays Internet radio streams and comes with a 30-day trial of RealNetworks ' Rhapsody music service .
The product also streams Internet radio and comes with a 30-day free trial for RealNetworks ' Rhapsody digital music subscription service .
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Hong Kong was flat , Australia , Singapore and South Korea lost 0.2-0.4 percent .
Australia was flat , Singapore was down 0.3 percent by midday and South Korea added 0.2 percent .
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Evidence suggests two of the victims were taken by surprise , while the other two might have tried to flee or to defend themselves or the others , police said .
Evidence suggests two victims were taken by surprise , while the others may have tried to flee or perhaps defend themselves or their friends , police said .
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Ballmer has been vocal in the past warning that Linux is a threat to Microsoft .
In the memo , Ballmer reiterated the open-source threat to Microsoft .
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A charter plane crashed in Turkey on Monday , killing all 75 people aboard , including 62 Spanish peacekeepers returning from Afghanistan , officials said .
A plane carrying 75 people , including 62 Spanish peacekeepers returning from Afghanistan , crashed in thick fog in Turkey early on Monday , killing all aboard , officials said .
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Moroccan Interior Minister Al Mustapha Sahel said the investigation " points to a group that has been arrested recently " , an apparent reference to Djihad Salafist .
Moroccan Interior Minister Al Mustapha Sahel told state-run 2M television late Saturday the investigation " points to a group that has been arrested recently " an apparent reference to Salafist Jihad .
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" I 'm delighted that David Chase has decided to give us another chapter in the great ' Sopranos ' saga , " HBO chairman and chief executive Chris Albrecht said .
" I 'm delighted that David Chase has decided to give us another chapter in the great Sopranos saga , " said HBO Chairman Chris Albrecht in a statement .
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The two had argued that only a new board would have had the credibility to restore El Paso to health .
He and Zilkha believed that only a new board would have had the credibility to restore El Paso to health .
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" There 's no reason for you to keep your skills up , " the judge told the convicted crack cocaine kingpin .
" There 's no reason for you to keep your skills up , " U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz told McGriff after he was sentenced .
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Still , he said , " I 'm absolutely confident we 're going to have a bill . "
" I 'm absolutely confident we 're going to have a bill , " Frist , R-Tenn . , said Thursday .
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" Senator Clinton should be ashamed of herself for playing politics with the important issue of homeland security funding , " he said .
" She should be ashamed of herself for playing politics with this important issue , " said state budget division spokesman Andrew Rush .
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Federal agents said yesterday they are investigating the theft of 1,200 pounds of an explosive chemical from construction companies in Colorado and California in the past week .
Federal investigators are looking for possible connections between the theft of 1,100 pounds of an explosive chemical from construction companies in Colorado and California in the past week .
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Last year , Comcast signed 1.5 million new digital cable subscribers .
Comcast has about 21.3 million cable subscribers , many in the largest U.S. cities .
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Schofield got Toepfer to admit on cross-examination that she ignored many of O 'Donnell 's suggestions and projects .
But under cross-examination by O 'Donnell 's attorney , Lorna Schofield , Toepfer conceded she had ignored many of O 'Donnell 's suggestions and projects .
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The man accused of using fake grenades to commandeer a Cuban plane that landed in Key West in April was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison .
A Cuban architect was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for using two fake grenades to hijack a passenger plane from Cuba to Florida in April .
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Moroccan police have arrested 33 suspects , including some linked to the radical Djihad Salafist group , a government official said .
In a series of raids , Moroccan police arrested 33 suspects Saturday , including some linked to the radical Djihad Salafist group , a senior government official said .
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The son of circus trapeze artists turned vaudevillians , O 'Connor was born on Aug. 28 , 1925 , in Chicago and was carried onstage for applause when he was three days old .
The son of circus trapeze artists turned vaudevillians , O 'Connor was carried onstage for applause when he was 3 days old .
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Ricky Clemons ' brief , troubled Missouri basketball career is over .
Missouri kicked Ricky Clemons off its team , ending his troubled career there .
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Dynes will get $ 395,000 a year , up from Atkinson 's current salary of $ 361,400 .
In his new position , Dynes will earn $ 395,000 , a significant increase over Atkinson 's salary of $ 361,400 .
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The daily Hurriyet said the raid aimed to foil a Turkish plot to kill an unnamed senior Iraqi official in Kirkuk .
The daily Hurriyet said the raid aimed to foil a Turkish plot to kill an unnamed senior Iraqi Kurdish official in Kirkuk , but Gul has denied any Turkish plot .
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" It was a little bit embarrassing the way we played in the first two games , " Thomas said .
" We 're in the Stanley Cup finals , and it was a little bit embarrassing the way we played in the first two games .
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Against the Japanese currency , the euro was at 135.92 / 6.04 yen against the late New York level of 136.03 / 14 .
The dollar was at 117.85 yen against the Japanese currency , up 0.1 percent .
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Snow 's remark ``has a psychological impact , ' ' said Hans Redeker , head of foreign-exchange strategy at BNP Paribas .
Snow 's remark on the dollar 's effects on exports ``has a psychological impact , ' ' said Hans Redeker , head of foreign- exchange strategy at BNP Paribas .
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The women said victims of rape who came forward routinely were punished for minor infractions while their assailants escaped judgment .
The women said victims of rape who came forward were routinely punished for minor infractions while their attackers escaped judgment , prompting most victims to remain silent .
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" The National has no interest in acquiring AMP while AMP owns its UK business , " Cicutto added .
" The National has no interest in acquiring AMP while AMP owns its U.K. business , " NAB chief executive Frank Cicutto said .
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In a statement , Mr. Rowland said : " As is the case with all appointees , Commissioner Anson is accountable to me .
" As is the case with all appointees , Commissioner Anson is accountable to me , " Rowland said .
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Oracle 's $ 5 billion hostile bid for PeopleSoft is clearly not sitting well with PeopleSoft 's executives .
Oracle on Friday launched a $ 5.1 billion hostile takeover bid for PeopleSoft .
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Taha is married to former Iraqi oil minister Amir Muhammed Rasheed , who surrendered to U.S. forces on April 28 .
Taha 's husband , former oil minister Amer Mohammed Rashid , surrendered to U.S. forces on April 28 .
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Cisco pared spending during the quarter to compensate for sluggish sales .
In response to sluggish sales , Cisco pared spending .
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Seven 20- and 21-year-old cadets were ticketed by police for drinking alcohol in an off-campus hotel room early Saturday with two young women , aged 16 and 18 .
Seven 20- and 21-year-old male cadets were caught in an off-campus hotel room early Saturday with two female teens , 16 and 18 years .
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Dixon 's win moved him into second place in the points standings , 49 behind Kanaan .
" It 's always fun to come to Colorado , " said Dixon , who moved into second in the IRL standings behind Kanaan .
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Last year , Congress passed similar , though less expensive , buyout legislation for peanut farmers , ending that Depression-era program .
Last year , Congress passed similar , though less expensive , buyout legislation for peanut farmers to end that program that also dated from the Depression years .
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On July 22 , Moore announced he would appeal the case directly to the U.S. Supreme Court .
Moore of Alabama says he will appeal his case to the nation 's highest court .
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The broad Standard & Poor 's 500 Index .SPX gained 19.72 points , or 1.98 percent , to 1,015.69 .
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI jumped 2.09 percent , while the Standard & Poor 's 500 Index .SPX leapt 2.23 percent .
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Thanks to the euro 's rise against the Japanese currency , the dollar was at 117.24 yen , well above the overnight 10-month low of 116 yen .
The euro 's rise against the yen and speculation of Japanese intervention helped the dollar firm to 117.25 yen , well above a 10-month low of 116 yen hit on Thursday .
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Thursday afternoon , the Standard & Poor 's 500-stock index was trading up just 1.48 points , or 0.1 percent , to 1,049.59 .
Stocks closed largely unchanged , with the Standard & Poor 's 500-stock index dipping 1.17 points , to 1,046.94 .
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" They were chipping away at the concrete to get to the body , " said Chris Butler , who lives across the street .
Investigators " were chipping away at the concrete to get to the body , " said Chris Butler , who lives across the street in the quiet city neighborhood .
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Nicholas is the uncle of Louima , the Haitian immigrant who was sexually tortured by NYPD cops in 1997 .
Mr. Nicolas is an uncle of Abner Louima , who was tortured by New York City police officers in 1997 .
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The procedure is generally performed in the second or third trimester .
The technique is used during the second and , occasionally , third trimester of pregnancy .
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" Just sitting around in a big base camp , knocking back cans of beer , I don 't particularly regard as mountaineering , " he added .
" Sitting around in base camp knocking back cans of beer - that I don 't particularly regard as mountaineering . "
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She survives him as do their four children -- sons Anthony and Kelly , daughters Linda Hope and Nora Somers -- and four grandchildren .
Hope is survived by his wife ; sons Anthony and Kelly ; daughters Linda and Nora Somers ; and four grandchildren .
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It exploded in his hands , but the former Italian prime minister was unhurt .
The letter bomb sent to Prodi exploded in his hands but he was unhurt .
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The British Foreign Office said Monday that coalition authorities in Iraq were pleased that the men were freed .
The British Foreign Office said it had mediated the two men 's release .
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Now , with the agency 's last three shuttles grounded in the wake of the Columbia disaster , that wait could be even longer .
With the remaining three shuttles grounded in the wake of the Columbia accident , the rookies will have to wait even longer .
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ISRAELI soldiers knocked down empty mobile homes and water towers in 10 tiny West Bank settlement outposts overnight as part of a US-backed Mideast peace plan .
Israeli soldiers began tearing down settlement outposts in the West Bank yesterday - an Israeli obligation under a new Mideast peace plan .
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" These documents are indecipherable to me , and the fact is that this investigation has led nowhere , " the lawyer said .
" These documents are indecipherable to me , " the lawyers said , " and the fact is that this investigation has led nowhere . "
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The latest snapshot of the labor markets was slightly better than economists were expecting ; they were forecasting claims to fall no lower than 410,000 for last week .
Despite problems in the job market , the latest snapshot of the labor markets was slightly better than economists were expecting .
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Another body was pulled from the water on Thursday and two seen floating down the river could not be retrieved due to the strong currents , local reporters said .
Two more bodies were seen floating down the river on Thursday , but could not be retrieved due to the strong currents , local reporters said .
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Those reports were denied by the interior minister , Prince Nayef .
However , the Saudi interior minister , Prince Nayef , denied the reports .
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Other members of the organization are believed to be in Pakistani cities , and many of the arrests of key al-Qaida operatives have taken place in those areas .
Other members of the organization are believed to be in Pakistani cities , where many of the arrests of key Al Qaeda operatives have taken place .
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" Our decision today is quite limited , " the judges stated in their opinion .
" Our decision today is quite limited , " they conclude .
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The woman had agreed to testify after receiving immunity protecting her from punishment for lying and other violations of the academy 's honor code .
The defense said the woman testified under an immunity deal protecting her from punishment for lying and other violations of the academy 's honor code .
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Under terms of the deal , Legato stockholders will receive 0.9 of a share of EMC common stock for each share of Legato stock .
Legato stockholders will get 0.9 of a share of EMC stock for every share of Legato they own .
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" Our prognosis for a continued and steady recovery is being realized , and the outlook remains bright , " bureau CEO Greg Stuart says .
" Our prognosis for a continued and steady recovery is being realized and the outlook remains bright , " said Greg Stuart , president and CEO of the IAB .
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Kingston also finished with 67 after producing six birdies on the back nine .
South Africa 's James Kingston is also on five under after blitzing six birdies on his back nine .
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" At least two of them were supposed to be in positions of leadership for the younger boys .
" At least two of [ the suspects ] were supposed to be in positions of leadership , " he said .
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Ms Lafferty 's lawyer , Thomas Ezzell , told a Kentucky newspaper : " My understanding of this is that there is a lower percentage of successful impregnations with frozen .
" My understanding of this is that there is a lower percentage of successful impregnations with frozen , " Ezzell said .
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Its Canadian operations only buy beef from facilities that are federally inspected and approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency .
" McDonald 's Canada only purchases beef from facilities federally inspected and approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency . "
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Agriculture ministers from more than one hundred nations are expected to attend the three-day Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture .
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman kicks off the three-day Ministerial Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology on Monday .
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While there were about 700 Uruguayan UN peacekeepers in Bunia , they were " neither trained nor equipped " to deal with inter-ethnic violence , Mr Eckhard said .
The UN has approximately 600 troops in the town , but they were " neither trained nor equipped " to deal with inter-ethnic violence , Mr Eckhard said .
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Shares of Coke were down 49 cents , or 1.1 percent , at $ 43.52 in early trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange .
In late morning trading , Coke shares were down 2 cents at $ 43.99 on the New York Stock Exchange .
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NASIRIYA , Iraq — Iraqi doctors who treated former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch have angrily dismissed claims made in her biography that she was raped by her Iraqi captors .
Former prisoner of war Pfc. Jessica Lynch is winning admiration in her hometown all over again for the courage to reveal she was raped by her Iraqi captors .
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If people took the pill daily , they would lower their risk of heart attack by 88 percent and of stroke by 80 percent , the scientists claim .
Taking the pill would lower the risk of heart attack by 88 percent and of stroke by 80 percent , the scientists said .
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Amgen shares gained 93 cents , or 1.45 percent , to $ 65.05 in afternoon trading on Nasdaq .
Shares of Allergan were up 14 cents at $ 78.40 in late trading on the New York Stock Exchange .
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From the start , however , the United States ' declared goal was not just to topple Saddam but to stabilize Iraq and install a friendly government .
But the United States ' ultimate goal was not just to topple Mr. Hussein but to stabilize the country and install a friendly government .
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Customers that pay the $ 1,219 entrance fee get SMS 2003 with 10 device client access licenses .
Retail pricing for SMS 2003 with 10 device client access licenses is $ 1,219 .
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It was the best advance since Oct. 1 , when the index gained 22.25 .
Standard & Poor 's 500 index rose 15.66 to 1,046.79 , its best advance since Oct. 1 , when it gained 22.25 .
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" Americans don 't cut and run , we have to see this misadventure through , " she said .
She also pledged to bring peace to Iraq : " Americans don 't cut and run , we have to see this misadventure through . "
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MSN Messenger 6 will be available for download starting at 6 p.m. GMT on Wednesday from http : / / messenger.msn.com / download / v6preview.asp.
The MSN Messenger 6 software will be available from 11 a.m. PST on Wednesday , according to Microsoft .
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If Shelley certifies enough are valid , the lieutenant governor must call an election within 60 to 80 days , setting the state into uncharted political waters .
If the Democrat certifies that there are enough valid signatures , the lieutenant governor must call an election within 60 to 80 days .
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The most serious breach of royal security in recent years occurred in 1982 when 30-year-old Michael Fagan broke into the queen 's bedroom at Buckingham Palace .
It was the most serious breach of royal security since 1982 when an intruder , Michael Fagan , found his way into the Queen 's bedroom at Buckingham Palace .
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Shares of LendingTree rose 22 cents to $ 14.69 and have risen 14 percent this year .
Shares of LendingTree rose $ 6.03 , or 41 percent , to close at $ 20.72 on the Nasdaq stock market yesterday .
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During a screaming match in 1999 , Carolyn told John she was still sleeping with Bergin .
She , in turn , occasionally told John that she was still sleeping with an ex-boyfriend , " Baywatch " hunk Michael Bergin .
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" The vulnerabilities all relate to a lack of effective FAA oversight that needs to be improved , " the report said .
" These vulnerabilities all relate to a lack of effective FAA oversight and , if not corrected , could lead to an erosion of safety , " said the report .
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The network is also dropping its Friday night " Dateline " edition .
The network will drop one edition of " Dateline , " its newsmagazine franchise .
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" I 'm real excited to be a Cleveland Cavalier , " James said .
" I 'm really excited about going to Cleveland , " James told ESPN.com.
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Russ Britt is the Los Angeles Bureau Chief for CBS.MarketWatch.com.
Emily Church is London bureau chief of CBS.MarketWatch.com.
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The others were ABN AMRO AAH.AS , ING ING.AS , Goldman Sachs GS.N and Rabobank [ RABN.UL ] .
The five main banks are ABN AMRO AAH.AS , ING ING.AS , J.P. Morgan JPM.N , Goldman Sachs GS.N and Rabobank [ RABN.UL ] .
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WorldCom 's accounting problems came to light early last year , and the company filed for bankruptcy in July 2002 , citing massive accounting irregularities .
WorldCom 's financial troubles came to light last year and the company subsequently filed for bankruptcy in July , 2002 .
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They were at Raffles Hospital over the weekend for further evaluation .
They underwent more tests over the weekend , and are now warded at Raffles Hospital .
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Rich media doubled its share , increasing from 3 % in Q2 2002 to 6 % in Q2 2003 .
Rich Media interactive ad formats doubled their share from 3 % in second quarter of 2002 , to 6 % in the second quarter of 2003 .
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She first went to a specialist for initial tests last Monday , feeling tired and unwell .
The star , who plays schoolgirl Nina Tucker in Neighbours , went to a specialist on June 30 feeling tired and unwell .
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Supermarket chains facing a possible grocery clerk strike this week accused union leaders Monday of breaking off contract talks prematurely over the weekend .
Supermarket chains are accusing union leaders of breaking off contract talks prematurely over the weekend as grocery clerks gear up for a possible strike .
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MGM , NBC and Liberty executives were not immediately available for comment .
A Microsoft spokesman was not immediately available to comment .
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The ADRs fell 10 cents to $ 28.95 at 10 : 06 a.m. in New York Stock Exchange composite trading today .
Shares of Fox Entertainment Group Inc . , News Corp. ' s U.S. media and entertainment arm , fell 45 cents to $ 26.85 in New York Stock Exchange composite trading .
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Don Asper called the attack " bothersome , " before he and his wife contacted the firm 's Web site provider to replace the vandalized page .
In a telephone interview , Don Asper called the attack " bothersome , " before he and his wife contacted the firm 's web site provider to have the vandalised page replaced .
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Hilsenrath and Klarman each were indicted on three counts of securities fraud .
Klarman was charged with 16 counts of wire fraud .
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York had no problem with MTA 's insisting the decision to shift funds had been within its legal rights .
York had no problem with MTA 's saying the decision to shift funds was within its powers .
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