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         <THE MAILBOX NEWS>
        Monday, May 12, 1997
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BREAKING
Major 7.1 earthquake in Iran. Appeal
for aid.
Clinton calls attention to rainforest
decline.
Yeltsin says NATO-Russia pact nearly
ready.
Caribbean leaders urge US to relax
Cuba policy.
IBM team of chess masters, programmers
beats World Chess Champion.
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ONGOING
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ALBANIA: Elections set for end of
June.
MIDDLE EAST: "Situation needs time"
says Israeli PM Netanyahu.
N.IRELAND: Sinn Fein's Jerry Adams
elected to British Parliament.
ZAIRE: Mobutu to return. Rebels
have not yet taken Kinshasa due
to Mandela's efforts.
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CYBER
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Kasparov suffered time trouble in
match as computer could calculate
more quickly.
Gateway 2000 decides on US Robotics
56K modems.
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NY AREA NEWS
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Daily News survey says 75% of taxis
don't use EZ Pass.
Tenant advocates say Pataki rent-
decontrol compromise doesn't go
far enough.
Bear, not pair after all, rounded up
on Westchester golf course and taken
back to mountains. And now there's
one loose in Trenton, NJ.
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HEALTH
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NYC clinic now offering RU486
abortion pill on a limited
basis to women who want to end
early pregnancy without
surgery.
"Willingness to uncover emotional
roots of eating problems can make
long-term weight loss more
attainable (Lee Kern, relapse-
management therapist)."
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TODAY'S STUDY/POLL
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64% in US trust their state govt.
over Washington.
80% in US do not fear job loss in
present economy.
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BUSINESS LAST WEEK
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Dollar down 5% against Yen.
Dow up 1.4%     NASDAQ up 2.3%
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World Markets (year-to-date):
Belgium   +19%  Mexico      +14%
Brazil    +37%  Netherlands +20%
Britain   +11%  Philippines -22%
Germany   +22%  Shanghai    +40%
Hong Kong - 2%  Singapore   - 5%
Italy     +18%  Spain       +21%
Japan     + 1%  Switzerland +26%
US:  Dow +11.1% NASDAQ     +3.4%
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SPACE
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Comet's exit informative: larger
because more of it is lit as it
nears sun, yet dimming as it
leaves.
Space Shuttle to pick up US astronaut
on Mir Space Station.
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EARTH
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Beijing     rain,  17=B0-18=B0C(63-64F)
Hong Kong   showrs,23=B0-28=B0 (74-82)
London      p.cl.,  7=B0-16=B0 (45-61)
Mexico City cloudy,10=B0-24=B0 (50-76)
Moscow      cloudy, 8=B0-18=B0 (46-64)
New York    p.cl., 13=B0-21=B0 (55-70)
Seoul       cloudy,14=B0-21=B0 (57-70)
Tokyo       sunny, 14=B0-22=B0 (57-71)
Earthquakes:    major 7.1 in Iran.
Active Volcanoes:  Central Mexico,
Alaska.
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