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07/22/2003

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Rugby Sevens Tourney Comes to Local Airbase

Russia may not have a long rugby sevens tradition, but the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce is trying to change that.

Popov Finally Wins Gold in 400 Relay

Four-time Olympic champion Alexander Popov had an 11-year-old dream fulfilled in Barcelona on Sunday.

Utah Youth Get Royal Treatment in Moscow

As the first day of events got under way Sunday at the Moscow-Utah Youth Games, Utah athletes were getting the celebrity treatment.

Amnesty: U.S. Abusing Rights

Amnesty International accused U.S. troops Sunday of ""very severe"" human rights abuses in Iraq and complained that it had been denied access to thousands of prisoners held without charge in ""appalling"" conditions.

Interim Iraqi Militia Set To Ease Pressure on U.S.

The United States is creating a new Iraqi civil defense force within the next 45 days that is intended to free up thousands of American troops for anti-guerrilla missions and to put an Iraqi face on the occupation's postwar security efforts, two top American generals said Sunday.

Grenade Attack Adds to Death Toll

An American soldier and an Iraqi interpreter were killed and three soldiers wounded in a gun and bomb attack in Baghdad on Monday, a military spokeswoman said.

Report Says Patriot Act Has Generated Brutality

A report by internal investigators at the Justice Department has identified dozens of recent cases in which department employees have been accused of serious civil rights and civil liberties violations involving enforcement of the federal antiterrorism law known as the U.S.A. Patriot Act.

Kelly, a Mild-Mannered Scientist

Dr. David Kelly, the British microbiologist who committed suicide last week while caught up in a dispute about whether the British government doctored intelligence reports on Iraq's weapons programs, played a key role in Western efforts to uncover biological warfare programs in Iraq and the former Soviet Union.

Archer Freed After 2 Years in Prison

British novelist and disgraced politician Jeffrey Archer was freed on parole Monday after serving half of a four-year jail sentence for lying in a libel case over a prostitute.

BA Strike Causes Chaos at Heathrow

Shares in British Airways stumbled Monday after a wildcat strike at the heart of its London Heathrow operation forced Europe's biggest airline to scrap over 500 flights and disrupt more than 100,000 passengers.

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