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October 31, 2000

Tougher tone, faster pace

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BURBANK, Calif. -- George W. Bush says Al Gore can't bring people together. Gore says Bush "could drive our economy into the ditch."
Texas Baptists cut money to denomination

The Southern Baptist Convention's recent shift prompts largest state group to hold back $5-million in protest.

Space station's future in first crew's hands
From turning on the lights to flushing the toilet, crew will finally give life to embattled international project.

Car bomb in Madrid kills high court judge
The blast, blamed on Basque separatists, kills three and injures 35. It is the worst attack since a cease-fire ended last year.

Severe storms in Europe kill 8, knock out power
LONDON -- Torrential rains and high winds left much of southern Britain and northern France in shambles Monday and halted trains, planes and English Channel ferries. At least eight people were killed.

Israel hits Palestinian headquarters
JERUSALEM -- Israeli helicopters bombed Palestinian security offices Monday night in swift retaliation for the killings of two Israelis, a security guard who was shot in East Jerusalem and another man whose body was dumped in a dry riverbed.

Gore backers seek Nader aid in close states
WASHINGTON -- Liberal Democrats have begun an aggressive campaign to urge Ralph Nader, the Green Party candidate for president, to endorse Vice President Al Gore in important swing states.

Zanzibar police fire on election protesters
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -- Police opened fire Monday on rock-throwing demonstrators protesting elections that international observers called flawed.

Washington in brief
Seniors may get fraud aid

The nation in brief
Will aiding Miami kin is subject of hearing

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Decision 2000

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