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09/09/2004

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Cheney Says Kerry Win a Terrorist Threat

U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney said Tuesday that the nation faces the threat of another terrorist attack if voters make the ""wrong choice"" on Election Day, suggesting that Senator John Kerry would follow a pre-Sept. 11, 2001, policy of reacting defensively.

Kidnapping Cases on the Rise in Iraq

The Pentagon death toll in Iraq reached at least 1,002 Wednesday, nearly 18 months after the U.S.-led invasion, as the brazen abduction of two Italian women aid workers in central Baghdad sparked a new hostage crisis.

China Faces Disease in Flood's Wake

China's Sichuan province faced the threat of epidemics Wednesday after the worst flooding in a century killed at least 172 people and left scores missing, while water levels at the huge Three Gorges Dam swelled.

Bush Is Turning U.S. Politics Into a Pep Rally

Cheerleading, a recreational activity that encourages crowds to cheer for sports teams, is one of the most popular activities in the United States.

Appointments

Birger Steen has been appointed general director of Microsoft Russia.

U.S. Outdoorsman Logs Into Russia

Bart Higgins became one of the few Americans to work for a Russian programming company.

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