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August 3, 2002
Lethal women
Pakistan starts training sky marshals in the martial arts amd though the country is conservative and Muslim, nine of the first batch are women.

West Nile virus outbreak kills 4
Louisiana declares a state of emergency in an attempt to combat the disease, which officials fear will spread.

Knife-wielding farmers cancel Mexico airport
Protests force the government to back down and look for a new site to build a Mexico City airport.

U.S., Indonesia reforge military ties
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- In a bid to prevent the world's most populous Muslim country from becoming a haven for extremists, Secretary of State Colin Powell announced Friday that the United States will begin restoring military ties and provide more than $50-million to improve Indonesia's ability to wage war on terrorism.

West Bank feels military squeeze
NABLUS, West Bank -- The Israeli army, using helicopter gunships and more than 100 armored vehicles, shut down this Palestinian city Friday, leaving three people dead in a retaliatory strike after the bombing of a Jerusalem university cafeteria.

Deal with abuse victims wasn't final, cardinal says
BOSTON -- In his first public court appearance since the sexual abuse scandal erupted here in January, Cardinal Bernard Law insisted Friday that an announced multimillion-dollar settlement with dozens of alleged victims was never final.

Nation in brief
Teen says girls tried to kill their abductor

Fighting terror notebook
Bush to visit Sept. 11 sites on anniversary



From AP: special links on the terrorist attacks and aftermath
Sharon and Arafat: Old foes on parallel paths
FBI's Most Wanted terrorists
Afghanistan in Depth
Panoramic view of tragedy
Satellite view of Ground Zero
Flashpoint: Afghanistan
Multimedia Coverage of the Terror Attacks
Latest News on the Terror Attacks
Updated List of Victims
Terror Attack Multimedia Gallery
Terror's Path: An Interactive Map
Missing: A Multimedia Essay
Terror Attack: Minute by Minute
Terror Attack: Tower Collapse
Terrorists Attack: Video Gallery
Aftermath Photo Gallery
Day of Terror Photo Gallery
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