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Bombers Had al Qaeda Ties

  • Indonesian authorities suspect two Malaysian fugitives with ties to al Qaeda orchestrated the latest suicide bombings in Bali, which killed at least 26 people and injured more than 100. Maj. Gen. Ansyaad Mbai, a top Indonesian anti-terror official, identified the two suspects alleged to be key members of the Jemaah Islamiyah terror group as Azahari bin Husin and Noordin Mohamed Top.CTV

  • Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon spoke to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday, and the two men agreed to hold a summit soon, Sharon's office said.CTV

  • U.S. President George W. Bush has yet to make a final decision on his nominee to fill a second vacancy on the Supreme Court and is still considering several options, his chief of staff, Andrew Card, said on Sunday. White House spokesman Scott McClellan has left open the possibility that an announcement could come this week on Mr. Bush's choice to replace Sandra Day O'Connor, a moderate conservative and often pivotal swing vote on the divided nine-member high court.Globe And Mail

  • Tropical Storm Stan made landfall in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula early Sunday with 72 kilometre per hour sustained winds, but forecasters predicted it would weaken to a tropical depression as it moves over the region. A tropical storm warning was in effect for the eastern coast of the Yucatan from Chetumal north to Cabo Catoche, forecasters said.Globe And Mail

  • The Army Corps of Engineers pumped much of the remaining floodwaters out of New Orleans Saturday as tens of thousands of residents continued returning to dry neighborhoods to check on houses and reopen businesses. Water was still being pumped out of the heavily flooded lower Ninth Ward.CNN

  • Hundreds of delegates met in Belfast this week to attend the annual World Toilet Summit. Experts discussed toilet-related issues including anti-social behavior in rest rooms, portable toilets, and facilities for the blind.CBC


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