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Monday, November 17, 2003

People living near remote submarine bases in the West Highlands of Scotland are to be issued with potassium iodate tablets in case of a nuclear accident. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/3277007.stm
Tony Blair publicly defends his decision to invite President Bush to the UK on a state visit. //www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1087195,00.html
Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov is level-pegging against X3D Fritz after three games played. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3276979.stm
John Allen Muhammad is unanimously convicted of all four counts in the indictment against him, including two charges of capital murder, committed during the October 2002 sniper shootings in the Washington, DC, metro area. The jury is currently deciding whether Muhammad will be sentenced to death or to life in prison. //www.guardian.co.uk/usguns/Story/0,2763,1087587,00.html
Coca eradication: The White House Drug Policy Office claims the area planted with coca in Peru and Bolivia combined fell by 35 kmsup2/sup in the year up to June, suggesting that the coca eradication program in neighboring Colombia was not driving production over the borders. But the US figures were very different from preliminary estimates in September by the head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Colombia, which suggested output in Peru and Bolivia may have risen by as much 21 per cent that year.//www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,2730872a12,00.html
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