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08-20 Fujitsu to cut workforce by 16,400 Japan
2. 08-20 Killed while making bomb Israel
3. 08-20 Bomb in toy kills woman Basque
E. 08-20 Woman fights for right to die United Kingdom
F. 08-20 Diplomats leave Kabul empty handed Kabul
6. 08-20 Rampage leaves 5 dead California
H. 08-20 Tamil Tigers killed 25 Sri Lanka
I. 08-20 Police plan gets Catholic backing Northern Ireland
J. 08-20 England defeats Aussies by 6 wickets England


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Morning News

Aug.20   Japan   Fujitsu to cut workforce by 16,400
  Chipmaking giant will complete the cuts by the end of March 2002. Shares up 2.8% to 1,245 yen

  Israel Killed while making bomb  Fatah member died while working on a bomb that exploded in his home. Palestinians said he and 2 sons killed by missile attack

  Basque Bomb in toy kills woman  The 62-year-old woman was killed and her two grandsons were injured after a bomb was concealed in a toy

  United Kingdom Woman fights for right to die  Diane Pretty, 42, suffers from the incurable disease. Husband could face criminal prosecution if he helped her to die

Evening News

  Kabul   Diplomats leave Kabul empty handed  The diplomats couldn't see 8 arrested aid workers. Requests for extended visas denied by the Taliban

  California   Rampage leaves 5 dead  27-year-old Nikolay Soltys killed his pregnant wife, his aunt and uncle and 2 second cousins. 3-year-old son is missing

  Sri Lanka     Tamil Tigers killed 25  Rebels ambushed a police station. Military has responded with air and ground attacks

  Northern Ireland Police plan gets Catholic backing  Catholic SDLP urged Catholics to join a reformed police force

  England England defeats Aussies by 6 wickets  England scored 315 for 4

  Japan Typhoon thunders toward Japan  Typhoon Pabuk paralysed domestic air, sea and rail traffic. Winds werte up to 78.8 miles per hour

  Eastern Ukraine Hopes fade for mine survivors  An underground fire in a coal mine has thwarted efforts to rescue trapped 10 miners

  Mexico Chantal comes ashore  Tropical Storm with maximum winds of 65 mph brought heavy rains and a battering storm surge

San Francisco Bay Area , August 20, 2001 Timeline