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04/09/2002

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Roots of Anti-Americanism

Public opinion polls show that anti-American sentiment in Russia has reached a level not seen since the days of the Cold War.

Applying the 'T' Table Test in Soviet Bloc States

One can tell how far a place has come away from the past by the number of Soviet-era T tables still left.

'Worried' U.S. to Reduce Disarmament Projects

The U.S. government has informed Moscow that Washington is curtailing many new disarmament projects because of concern about Russia's compliance with treaties banning chemical and biological weapons, senior administration officials said.

Crowds Pay Last Respects to Queen Mother

Thousands of mourners continued to line up for a fourth day Monday to pay their final respects to the British Queen Mother, while a few devoted fans camped on the streets to get the best spots for the funeral.

Life Getting Tougher for Eastern Europe's Gypsies

A small boy shimmies up a utility pole, gingerly grabs an insulated cable pulsing with high voltage and connects it to his home: a cube of corrugated iron sheets in Bulgaria's largest Gypsy slum.

Thailand Outraged at Game Show

The verbal blood sport of ""The Weakest Link"" may seem like harmless fun in most of the 70-odd countries it has taken by storm, but in Thailand it is causing uproar.

Sri Lanka's No. 1 Rebel Gets an Image Makeover

The Browning pistol and the bushy mustache are gone. The striped battle fatigues have been replaced by a two-piece, cream-colored Safari suit with a pen in the breast pocket.

Ameritrade, Datek in $1.3Bln Online Deal

The Ameritrade Holding Corp., the third-largest online discount brokerage in the United States, has agreed to acquire a rival, the Datek Online Holdings Corp., for $1.29 billion in stock.

Want More Milk? Just Add Water

They say happy cows are more productive cows. Arie Jongeneel is hoping his herd of Holsteins, resplendent on their water beds, will bring forth a dairy deluge.

Enron Suit Targets Investment Banks

Nine investment banks financed lucrative schemes that helped Enron Corp. maintain its pre-collapse image as a profit powerhouse, according to attorneys who plan to add the banks to a shareholder lawsuit.

Mail.ru Catapults New Yorker to RuNet Fame

Russian emigre Eugene Goland had planned to break into the blooming U.S. Internet business before he became sidetracked and ended up making it big in Russia with Mail.ru.

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